Archives for January 2012

Daily Dog Quote, Jan. 31: Stanley Leinwoll

31*365: Watch Out For Your Own Shadow!

This evening on our dog walk, I didn’t bring my camera…so, of course, I got about a quarter mile from home and the light was just beautiful. The sun was setting and a golden light lit the way and illuminated Tiki and Irie. While I didn’t have my camera, I did have my cell phone! […]

Drew Lachey to Judge Pet Hospital Dog Costume Contest

A plethora of ‘pup’ stars will promenade before a pop star at an upcoming Grammy-themed event that strikes just the right note between fun and philanthropy. In celebration of Banfield Pet Hospital’s grand opening on South La Cienega Boulevard, Rovers (and cats!) who resemble chart toppers Adele, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Cee-Lo […]

Keeping Your Dog Safe at Super Bowl Parties

Sunday, as most of you know, is the Super Bowl or, as apparently we’re now supposed to say, “the big game.” For many of you, that means Super Bowl parties. (Hopefully, for even more of you, that also means Super Dog Sunday, the big photo contest we’re hosting.) Whether you’re having a full-fledged Super Bowl […]

Giveaway: $25 in doggyloot (4 winners!) CLOSED

**This giveaway is closed. Congratulations to Shelley, Ju, Deborah, and Tina, our winners out of 1072 entries!** Just this past week, we reviewed doggyloot, a daily deals site especially for dog lovers, and now FOUR of our readers will have the chance to try out doggyloot, too! How to Enter We’ve got several ways to […]

Winners: Jan. 31, 2012

It’s time to announce some giveaway winners from this morning! Walk In Sync Humane Dog Walking and Training System Out of 1,158 entries, the winner was Carla L! Nature’s Logic Out of 508 entries, our winners were Debra H., Theresa S., and Melanie P-H! Be sure to check out our other giveaways still underway: Valentine’s […]

30*365: Clean Your Lens!

Today’s super simple photo tip is especially aimed at cell phone camera users: clean your lens! When I shoot with either my point-and-shoot or my DSLR, I always remember to check the lens and make sure there are no smudges on the lens or dust to interfere with the photo. But when I take photos […]

Daily Dog Quote, Jan. 30: Edward Hoagland

Caring for Your Dog’s Skin in Winter

We all know how our skin feels in the winter. Dry. Flaky. Itchy. We haven’t even had that much cold weather here and still I’ve been getting that itchy skin feeling (that makes you feel like you’re turning into a lizard!) We put lotion on our skin…but what about our dog’s skin during these winter […]

Hulk Hogan Shines Spotlight on Battersea Staffies

A champion in the wrestling ring, today Hulk Hogan is a champion of a breed bullied by prejudice on both sides of the pond. A proud Poppa to four Chihuahuas, the sports star/reality personality recently paid a visit to Battersea Dogs and Cats Home– a renowned animal welfare organization in England which cares for more […]