Former Shelter Dog New Canine Ambassador of The Claremont Club & Spa

For the new Canine Ambassador at a hotel dubbed “The Castle on the Hill,” life is a Cinderella story. Edie’s Tale Once upon a time, a puppy was found wandering the streets.  First placed in an Ohio animal shelter, the boxer/Labrador retriever mix soon found herself selected for training as a service dog in Circle […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Help Dogs in Need with Pup Nights at PNC Park

The impending arrival of spring means that the boys of summer will soon come out swinging for paws causes, and in The City of Champions the Pittsburgh Pirates will once again pitch the option of pet adoption during Pup Nights at PNC Park. Presented by Rachael Ray Nutrish, a portion of the proceeds from each […]

Volunteering with #NutrishPets

Rachael Ray Nutrish has sponsored this post, but all opinions are my own. Recently I had a wonderful opportunity to volunteer at the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society in Pittsburgh. As part of an annual brand trip sponsored by Nutrish, I joined other influencers to enjoy a day of activities in the Steel City. The Western […]

Visiting an Airport Dog Relief Area

A recent regulatory change has required that airports with over 10,000 passengers per year make available an animal relief area. While these areas have been mandated for service animals, the Department of Transportation has recognized that the areas can be used by all traveling pets (as well as by working TSA dogs). What does this […]

Exploring Pet-Friendly Philadelphia

Today we are off on the first of our “staycations” this week, hitting the road with Irie and Tiki…so we wanted to share a special guest post with you from Visit Philadelphia! Pet lovers are crazy about their animal companions and spend $61 billion a year in the U.S. on pet services and accouterments to prove […]

WoofStock, Harrisburg, PA, September 29, 2013

A far out Fido-themed festival, dogs will dig the 9th annual WoofStock– a day devoted to peace, love and puppy power hosted by The Central Pennsylvania Animal Alliance. Celebrity Spotting A star of the classic family-friendly series Lassie, Jon Provost cares for our four-legged friends off screen as well. An advocate on the Board of […]

#AmazingPetExpo, Monroeville, PA, June 29, 2013

On June 29th people in the Pittsburgh area with a passion for pets can bring their four-pawed pals to an expo devoted to all our furry, finned and feathered friends. Celebrity Spotting Making a ‘Pit’ stop in Pittsburgh, Animal Planet star Shorty Rossi (and his canine companion, Hercules!) will welcome attendees to the expo, pose […]

Fairmont Pittsburgh Adds Canine Ambassador

We love the Canine Ambassador program in place at many of the North America Fairmont properties so we were especially excited to receive news this morning of a new ambassador!  Fairmont Pittsburgh has announced the appointment of Edie, a white Boxer/Labrador Retriever mix, as the hotel’s official Canine Ambassador. Edie welcomes guests in the lobby […]

Prettiest Pet in Pink Contest, Philadelphia, PA, April 10, 2011

Cat and dogs are invited to don their best pink costume and join the Sakura Sunday festivities during the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia. Owners will parade with their pets around the sundial at the Horticultural Center for a panel of judges. Leads are required at all times, but pets are welcome throughout […]

FIDO Friendly Names Top 10 Leaf Peeping Destinations

Are you starting to daydream about autumn? (With temperatures topping 100 degrees here again today, our thoughts are definitely starting to turn to fall!) Check out this list from FIDO Friendly magazine to really kick your travel daydreams in high gear. This great dog travel magazine has just released its list of the Top 10 […]