Archives for November 2009 Pet Tags

Product: What It Is: pet tag with unique ID number linked to a subscription database to help find lost pets Manufacturer: LittleGifts, Inc./ Want your pet to get a unique identification number…but don’t want to microchip your dog or cat? Here’s a good alternative: These tags are engraved with a unique serial number […]


Name: Felix Age: 10 yearsWhat I Love About Felix: Felix was a feral cat just over six months old when we adopted him. We picked him up at the vet’s office right after he’d been neutered and he was still under sedation a little bit. We brought him home, put him on the couch, then […]

Making Cat Toys

Looking to save a little money on cat toys? You’ll find plenty of playtime fun in your pantry and junk drawer, items that can create hours of fun for your feline: Laser beams have been all the rage as cat toys the last few years (but you do have to make sure you don’t shine […]

Knowing What Shelters Need

Even more than in previous years, shelters are in real need of donations this holiday season. While money is always a perfect choice, there are plenty of other items that shelters need…ones that you might have available to donate even if your budget is tight. For today’s tip, we’d love to hear from shelters and […]

Modern Dog Magazine Hosts Writing Contest

Do you have a dog story you’d like to tell? We love Modern Dog magazine so it really caught our eye when we saw they’re hosting their first ever writing contest. They’re looking for nonfiction stories under 800 words; the true tales can be of all types, from humorous to heartwarming. The winning stories will […]

Small Dog Christmas Extravaganza, San Francisco Dec. 6, 2009

What: Small Dog Christmas Extravaganza When: Sunday, December 6, 2009 from 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM (PT) Where: Hotel Monaco, 501 Geary Street, San Francisco, California Why: Enjoy this small dog event hosted by San Francisco Chihuahua Meetup. The afternoon features a special holiday theme including a doggie fashion show, photos, canine massage, a silent […]

Doggone South Package Invites Canines to Charleston

Southern hospitality extends to all guests–including the four-legged variety–according to Charming Inns, now offering a new dog package. The Doggone South Package is available at the Wentworth MansionĀ®, John Rutledge House Inn and Kings Courtyard Inn, three properties in Charleston, South Carolina. The Package: The Doggone South package includes: a two-night stay for two people […]

Washington’s Hotel Bellwether Treats Dogs with Special Package

A stay on the scenic Bellingham Bay in Bellingham, Washington is a treat in itself but the Hotel Bellwether takes it one step further. This waterfront boutique hotel is baking Christmas Candy Cane Mint Dog Treats [recipe] especially for its four-legged guests as part of the Sit and Stay on the Bay Package. For those […]

ME by Melia Hotels Offers Lap of Luxury Package

Looking for a pet-friendly accommodations that’s also ultra-stylish? At each of the ME by Melia locations–Madrid, Barcelona, Cabo, and Cancun–you’ll find pet-friendly accommodations offered in the luxurious style for which ME by Melia is known. The Package: Each of the properties offers The Lap of Luxury pet package, offering you the chance to spend some […]

A look at Hallmark Hall of Fame’s "A Dog Named Christmas"

The holidays have always been a time of good will toward men, and now animal shelters across the U.S. are hoping that the Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation A Dog Named Christmas will encourage its viewers to extend that good will to man’s best friend. Based on the bestselling novel from author Greg Kincaid, the […]