Halloween Haunted Houses that Help Homeless Animals

Combining fun, fright, and philanthropy, from coast to coast a number of Halloween haunted houses will be helping dogs and cats who need forever homes as they help fear fans get in the ‘spirit’ of the 2017 screamin’ season! We were able to dig up the following attractions that will raise funds for paws causes […]

Kansas City Pet Expo, March 18 – 19, 2017 #AmazingPetExpo

The city known as The Heart of America will welcome animal lovers and their dogs on March 18 – 19 for a celebration of all the furry, finned and feathered friends who hold a special place in our hearts– The Kansas City Pet Expo. Activities Give a cheer for adoptable pups as they promenade in […]

St. Louis Pet Expo, Nov. 5-6, 2016 #AmazingPetExpo

Pet parents in The Show Me State can show their pals with paws a good time at The St. Louis Pet Expo– a weekend devoted to dogs, cats, and all of our other friends with fur, fins and feathers. Activities Give a cheer for your tail-wagging chum as he or she runs after a bogus […]

David Backes Promotes Strut Your Mutt St. Louis

An Olympic silver medalist with a heart of gold, NHL star David Backes recently stepped off of the ice and in front of camera to promote Best Friends Animal Society’s second annual Strut Your Mutt event in St. Louis, taking place September 28th. Doggedly devoted to paws causes, the captain of the St. Louis Blues […]

Attending the Purina Pet Project Event at #meetNPPC

This past week I spent three nights in St. Louis to visit the Purina headquarters with other dog and cat bloggers. I had the chance to learn more about the company’s work with shelters and animal welfare organizations (more on that in a future post…it’s huge with over $39 million in donations last year.) On […]

Get Your Licks on Route 66, Sept.-Oct. 2010

Join FIDO Friendly magazine and North Shore Animal League America as they team up for their exciting 2nd Annual Cross-Country Adoption Tour! One lucky adopted pup will be featured in an upcoming issue of FIDO Friendly magazine! When: September through early October, the tour bus will travel through California, Arizona, Illinois, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, […]

Branson’s Titanic Museum Adds Dog Exhibit

Located in Branson, Missouri, the world’s largest Titanic museum is now home to the world’s first tribute to the dogs of the famous ocean liner. Ten dogs were known to be among the passengers on that fateful maiden voyage including: John Jacob Astor’s Airedale named Kitty a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel two Pomeranians a Chow […]

PetSmart Weiner Dog Derby, St. Louis, Feb. 7, 2010

Following the Beggin’ Pet Parade, the 17th annual PETsMART Wiener Dog Derby invites dachshunds and all canine lovers to enjoy this annual event at Soulard Market Park. Dachshunds complete three divisions based on age: Cocktail Wienies Ballpark Franks Hot Dogs After the finals, the winners will receive trophies in a ceremony taking place, appropriately enough, […]

Beggin’ Pet Parade, St. Louis, MO, Feb. 7, 2010

It’s almost time for the 17th Annual Beggin’ Strips Pet Parade and “tail”gating party in St. Louis! Close to 8,000 participants take part in this event which has been called the biggest pet parade in the US and one of the largest pet parades in the world. The parade marches–on two and four legs–through the […]

Purina–With Terriers–Breaks Ground on Dog Event Center

Anybody can get out the shovels for a traditional groundbreaking event, but Purina did it right: they called in the terriers. This week, a team of Parson Russell Terriers broke ground on a new $10 million, world-class indoor dog show facility at Purina Farms in Gray Summit, Missouri. The St. Louis-area center will provide 84,000 […]