Archives for December 2011

Most Popular Posts of 2011

As we wind down 2011, we wanted to take a look back at some of the most popular posts of this past year! Our of the nearly 8 million page views throughout 2011, these were the top spots: #10: Puppy Mill Awareness Day, Austin, TX, Sept. 25, 2011 #9 Peanut Butter and Applesauce Dog Biscuit […]

Happy New Year!

When I purchased these glasses this week, the clerk said, “Oh, you must be going to a New Year’s Eve party!” I guess we are…with real party animals!! Wishing everyone a happy and safe New Year’s Eve and a wonderful start to 2012!

Olympian Michael Phelps Adopts Shelter Dog

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps possesses not only 14 gold medals, but also a heart of gold. The animal-loving athlete, who famously shared the spotlight with his English Bulldog Herman in a commercial for the 2008 Beijing games, is a new doggy Daddy to a shelter Spot. Taking part in Jill Rappaport’s Bow to Wow! segment […]

New Yorkie Runway, New York, NY, Feb. 10, 2012

Canines will command the catwalk for a paws cause at the second annual New Yorkie Runway. Combining philanthropy with fashion, fashion-forward Fidos will join with famous faces and Big Apple bigwigs at The New Yorker Hotel to raise funds for the Angel on a Leash foundation, a non-profit which creates therapy dog programs for hospitals. […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Rover

It’s that time of year again when we think about what we coulda/shoulda/woulda done differently this year and vow to do better next year. In other words: it’s time for New Year’s Resolutions. My efforts are usually (make that almost always) less than stellar. My personal resolutions have ranged from becoming fluent in Spanish (sadly […]

Winner’s Gallery: Portrait by Rachael Rossman

My Dog’s Name: Daisy Giveaway prize my dog won: Portrait by Rachael Rossman What my dog thought of the prize: It’s a sure thing that I love this prize more than Daisy does. She’d rather have a cookie! She is 16+ years old now, so you can understand how much this portrait means to me… […]

Getting Ready for New Year’s Eve

The clock is ticking down to the end of 2011. It’s a time that we always look forward to with mixed feelings; it’s exciting that it’s the beginning of a completely new year…but here, as in many pet households, it’s also a time of dread because of the inevitable noise of fireworks. Our Irie hates […]

DOG TALK, Dec. 31, 2011

Tracie Hotchner, author of The Dog Bible: Everything Your Dog Wants You to Know and The Cat Bible: Everything Your Cat Expects You to Know, wraps up 2011 with a great list of guests on this week’s show. (Busy with New Year’s Eve plans? You can always catch Tracie via podcast). A long conversation with […]

Review: Food Bowls & Wrought Iron Holder Available at Marshalls

Do your dogs and cats have a habit of scooting their dishes around the room as they eat? We know ours often do, especially when we use stainless steel bowls. We love stainless steel bowls for their durability and ease of cleaning (and the fact that you don’t need to worry about cat acne when […]

Wordless Wednesday: Happy Holidays!

On Christmas morning, Tiki just had to go outside…but as soon as she was outside, she hopped up and looked in the front window. She was afraid she might miss some of the action, and Linus seemed to be telling her, “Get back in here so we can start the fun!”