PetSmart Invites Dogs to Celebrate #NationalIceCreamDay

In celebration of the upcoming National Ice Cream Day, PetSmart is inviting dogs to lick the heat with a sweet summertime treat on July 12th, when a PetSmart-sponsored truck rolls into New York City, Dallas, Seattle and Toronto for free pop-up ice cream socials! Dogs can enjoy a taste of the good life as they nibble on Doggie Ice Cream Sundaes topped with […]

Social Paws Campaign Promotes Pet Adoption on #NationalBestFriendsDay

June 8 is National Best Friends Day, and if your BFF happens to bark there’s no better way to celebrate that bond than to help dogs without pet parents find their perfect human pal. Each year an estimated 7.6 million companion animals– 3.9 million of man’s best friend and 3.4 million of our feline best […]

Preparing for a Natural Disaster | National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day

May is a month of renewal in nature…a time for budding flowers to blossom and the next generation of wildlife to take their first tentative steps out into the world. Along with the beauty, however, the season also brings destruction, with tornadoes, flooding and other severe weather events reminding us of the fragility of our […]

National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day April 30

A day to shine a spotlight on the estimated 3.3 million dogs and 3.2 million cats who find themselves in the U.S. shelter system each year, April 30th has been declared National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day. Many shelters are marking the pet holiday with lowered adoption fees, so if you are pondering the possibility […]

April is National Adopt-a-Greyhound Month

April is National Adopt-a-Greyhound Month— a time to appreciate the beauty of a breed of dog that can sprint at a speed of 45 miles per hour…and race right into the heart of a potential pet parent. Worshipped as a god by the ancient Egyptians, the Greyhound is revered by dog lovers today for their […]

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, and, by protecting our dogs, we as pet parents can also protect ourselves from the heartache that can come from the loss of a canine companion or the expensive and difficult treatment due to this preventable health issue. Established in 1974, the American Heartworm Society strives to stop the […]

#GetTough on National Dog Fighting Awareness Day | #Giveaway

The star of the iconic sci-fi series Star Trek: The Next Generation is urging this generation to engage in the struggle to end dog fighting by taking part in the ASPCA’s annual National Dog Fighting Awareness Day campaign, which takes place on April 8th. An English actor known by TV viewers as Captain Jen-Luc Picard […]

Seeing Eye Guide Dog Anniversary Celebrated January 29th

He may have been blinded by childhood accidents, but Morris Frank nevertheless possessed an inner vision to help the sight impaired through the vital work of guide dogs. Mr. Frank’s foresight into a better tomorrow is celebrated each year on January 29th– the anniversary of the world’s oldest existing guide dog school, The Seeing Eye. […]

8 Reasons to Walk Your Dog!

As we take our first tentative steps into the new year, many of us may already find ourselves struggling with our resolution to exercise more. One way to go that extra mile in order to keep your commitment to keep fit is to enjoy a daily dog walk (or two!) January is National Walk Your […]

National Pet Travel Safety Day – Jan. 2nd

As the start of a new year is the traditional time to make resolutions, January 2nd has been deemed National Pet Travel Safety Day— a day created by celebrity pet and family lifestyle expert Colleen Paige in order to heightened awareness of our tail-wagging chum’s traveling needs. If you are a pet parent for whom […]