Dog Art: Sculptures in New Jersey

The Garden State is dotted with an abundance of sculpture dedicated to our perennial devotion to dogs. From a modern look at a Rover that represents music’s past to depictions of bravery cast in bronze, we continue our ongoing look at dog art throughout the world with a virtual visit to New Jersey: Atlantic┬áCity A […]

Remembering Smoky the War Dog

Small enough to snuggle inside a soldier’s helmet, a tiny Yorkshire Terrier with a big heart was the embodiment of the phrase “man’s best friend” in the eyes of the 5th Air Force, 26th Photo Recon Squadron in World War II. Today the legacy of Smoky the War Dog‘s loyalty lives thanks to monuments around […]

Sound for the Hounds, Montclair, NJ, September 8, 2012

The news that a concert is taking place in New Jersey to amp up awareness of the plight of puppy mill dogs is music to the ears of animal lovers. On September 8th friends of Fidos will flock to Brookdale Park for a day of dogged devotion that will include: Toe-tapping and tail-wagging tunes by […]

Bark in the Park, Ridgefield Park, NJ, July 14, 2012

He may be a political animal, but on July 14th nationally syndicated broadcaster Mark Levin will step away from talk of ‘donkeys’ and ‘elephants’ and focus on Fidos as the host of the second annual Bark in the Park. A dog devotee who penned Rescuing Sprite: A Dog Lover’s Story of Joy and Anguish, a […]

Fido’s Faves: Barker Lounge, New Jersey

Product or Place I Am Reviewing: Barker Lounge (Doggie Daycare & boarding) My Dog’s Name: Prudence What I Liked About This Product or Place: Prudence has been a client of the Barker Lounge for more than 6 years now. Owners Jason, Erica and all the staff take such care with all the dogs. They’re constantly […]

October Tails Halloween Dog Walk, Verona, NJ, Oct. 24, 2010

October Tails is the Saint Barnabas Hospice and Palliative Care Center’s (SBHPCC) annual Halloween-themed dog walk fundraiser. The walk is sponsored this year by Animal Emergency and Referral Associates (AERA) of Fairfield and the Animal Eye Center (AEC) of Little Falls, NJ. When: October 24, 2010 (rain date is Saturday, October 30) from 1:00 – […] Names Most Pet-Friendly Casinos

Everyone loves lists…but here’s one travel list we’ve never seen before: the top pet-friendly casinos in the US! The experts over at (pronounced Great Eight .Com) have named their top eight pet-friendly casinos in the U.S. And here’s a travel tip from us: even if, like us, you don’t gamble (self-employment is enough gambling […]

Fido’s Festival USA, Woodstown, NJ, Oct. 9 – 10, 2010

Enjoy some bonding time with your barking buddy this year at the third annual Fido’s Festival USA! Along with vet seminars, trade show booths brimming with dog products, and rescue groups and shelters with adoptable pets, this two-day ode to autumn– which has an “OctoberFETCH” theme this year– features plenty of Halloween highlights for the […]

Dog Fancy Names Top Dog Parks

Dog Fancy magazine has released its annual picks in America’s Best Dog Parks contest. (Last year’s results) This year’s best dog park is Jackass Acres K-9 Korral, in New River, Arizona. “In an age when keyboards and touchpads connect us, off-leash parks flourish across the country because they are great gathering places for both dogs […]

Super Pet Expo, Edison, NJ, Feb. 12-14, 2010

Dog lovers from around the New York Metro area will converge on Edison, New Jersey for three days in February for the Super Pet Expo. The event features over 150 pet vendors as well as animal education and pet entertainers. You’ll have the chance to meet Rescue Ink, the stars of the National Geographic Channel’s […]