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

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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

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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

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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

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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 – […]

GR88.com Names Most Pet-Friendly Casinos

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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 GR88.com (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

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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 […]

Strut Your Mutt, Lincroft, NJ, Oct. 18, 2009

Part of Thompson Park Day in Lincroft, New Jersey, the Strut Your Mutt and Pet Fair is now in its sixth year. The event features costume contests and activities including local police dogs and agility groups perform demonstrations. Pre-registration for the contests is recommended. For a Good Cause: This event benefits the Friends of Monmouth […]

October Tails, Verona, NJ, Oct. 25, 2009

Once again “Oliver,” an English Cocker Spaniel, and “Lucy,” a Border Terrier, have been named honorary Co-chairs of the event planning committee for “October Tails,” the Saint Barnabas Hospice and Palliative Care Center’s (SBHPCC) 2nd annual Halloween-themed dog walk fundraiser. Dog Walk: The walk will be held in Verona Park and will feature special guest […]