Archives for July 2010

Cats & Dogs Adopted at Premiere of Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore

The Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore premiere recently gave its stars a chance to pause for a good cause. As a steady stream of celebrities strolled the red (or, in this case, green) carpet on their way inside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, each took time to use their star wattage to shine a […]

Happy Paws Pet Expo, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Nov. 13-14, 2010

South Florida’s largest pet expo is scheduled for November with two days of family-friendly fun. Designed to educate and entertain the public about the wonderful world of pets, the event includes: educational seminars Disc-Connected K-9’s Frisbee dogs Dock Dogs Bwana Jim’s Wildlife Show Larry’s Amazing Bird Show pet rescue & adoptions When: Saturday, Nov. 13, […]

Matilda The Algonquin Cat Celebrating 15th Birthday

The Algonquin Hotel– its very name conjures up images of the literary luminaries of The Round Table, icons of both stage and screen, and one permanent, purring patron. Back in the 1930s, when the padded paws of a rain-soaked stray cat strolled into the lobby of the New York hotel, and straight into the heart […]

Facebook Friday, July 30, 2010

Are you looking for Facebook fan pages of special interest to dog lovers? Every week in this Facebook Friday column, we highlight four Facebook fan pages for pet lovers. If you have some favorites we’ve missed, be sure to leave us a comment below or post a note on’s Facebook wall! Bowser Beer The […]

Surfpet Kicks Off Weekly Caption Contest

Get out those pet photos…it’s time for a pet photo contest over at! The new Weekly Caption Contest is looking for funny, cute, and amazing pet photos for the weekly Facebook contest. They’d like fans to post photos to the Surfpet Facebook fan page and also to caption other fans’ photos. They’ll be picking […]

Ask the Trainer: I’m Worried About My Dog & Kids

We’ve got another great Ask the Trainer column from Colleen Safford from New York Walk & Train, named “Best of NY” by New York Magazine. Parents, don’t miss this column! Colleen is not just a dog lover and trainer but a conscientious mom as she tackles this difficult question: I have a 3-year-old spayed Boxer/Shar […]

Rochester Fur Ball, Rochester, NY, Aug. 28, 2010

Pet lovers are puttin’ on the ritz for Rovers at the first ever Rochester Fur Ball this August. The black tie affair promises to be a pet-friendly fete, complete with a dog spa, animal communicator, an animal masseuse and a buffet for our barking buddies, while pet parents indulge in dancing, a dinner buffet, a […]

Win Swag from the MTV Movie Awards Gift Lounge!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, commenter #94, Louisebear2, whose comment was selected by! We’ve got an amazing four weeks of giveaways sure to make your dog feel like a star! You’ll remember that last month we wrote about the special celebrity pet lounge at GBK Productions’s MTV Movie Awards Gift […]

Congrats to the Winner of the Mark J. Asher Print!

Congratulations to Jen S., the winner of her choice of a Mark J. Asher print in our Wednesday Wag Swag giveaway! For more on Mark’s great dog prints, be sure to check out his Etsy shop!

Wordless Wednesday: The Princess & The Pea

I have to call this shot “The Princess and the Pea”…it reminds me of that fairy tale where the princess sleeps atop a pile of mattresses but can still detect a pea beneath the stack. In this case, the princess is our Coco, who loves to perch atop a stack of pillows every chance she […]