Nashville Pet Expo, Oct. 8 – 9, 2016, #AmazingPetExpo

Joyful barks and meows will provide the soundtrack to two days of play in Music City USA when pet parents take their dogs to the fourth annual Nashville Pet Expo! Activities Cheer for Rover as he races after a bogus ‘bunny’ (usually in the form of a white plastic bag) while playing the dog-tastic sport […]

Gary Chapman To Co-Host Agape Animal Ball

At Agape Animal Rescue’s recent Glitter and Glam fundraiser he walked the runway for a paws cause, and on October 19th contemporary Christian singer/television host Gary Chapman will continue to ‘walk the walk’ for pets in need as when he steps up to the mic at a historic Nashville venue as the co-host of the […]

Barbara Mandrell Emcee for Mars Petcare Adoption Fair

Friends of Fidos and felines are singing the praises of a multi-platinum-selling recording artist with a heart of gold who recently helped to shine a spotlight on more than 250 orphan animals who hoped to find forever homes at Tennessee’s largest pet adoption fair. A proud pet parent to three cats and two dogs, country […]

Elvis Week Event to Raise Funds for Spay / Neuter Clinic

From singing “Old Shep” in a youth talent show to climbing to the top of the charts with “Hound Dog,” Rovers played a prominent role in the life of the king of rock and roll, who was the proud pet parent to a number of dogs of the course of his life. During Elvis Week […]

Portland, Oregon Named Top Pet-Friendly City

Lists, lists, we always love lists! Just last week, came out with their list of the 10 most pet-friendly vacation cities in the US. The factors considered were pet-friendly accommodations, transportation, beaches, park, attractions, stores, dining and more. And the winners were… 1. Portland, Oregon – Home to the famous and dog-friendly Rose Gardens […]

“Woof It Up” in Nashville

Nashville, that mecca for country music lovers, has long had a reputation for welcoming visitors with down-home hospitality. Nashville’s welcoming attitude is not just reserved for two-legged guests; the city is also one of the most pet-friendly destinations in the U.S. The Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau has put together a pet-centered “Woof-It-Up” vacation package […]

Our Visit to the Nashville Humane Association

As we mentioned in yesterday’s post, this week we attended a canine nutrition summit at the headquarters for Mars Petcare, located just outside Nashville, Tennessee. The day we arrived, though, we headed off for a visit to the Nashville Humane Association with our fellow bloggers for a look at this special facility. The shelter places […] Names Top 10 Pet-Friendly Cities

We all love top 10 lists so when this one came across our in box this morning we had to share. has just released its list of the Top 10 Pet-Friendly Cities in the US. Drumroll, please… 1. Portland, Oregon 2. Colorado Springs, Colorado 3. Rocky Mount, North Carolina 4. Boulder, Colorado 5. Santa […]

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 […]

Mardi Growl, Knoxville, TN, Feb. 13, 2010

Grab your favorite dog costume (and your dog) and head to the 3rd annual dog parade during Knoxville’s Mardi Growl. The fun starts at 11 with the costume parade then continues from noon to 2pm in Market Square with dog contests ranging from best costume to best naked dog, $10 microchips and rabies vaccinations, plenty […]