Think Twice About That Pet Cat

December 31st, 2011

Think Twice About That Pet CatNews from Atlantic Online: Sure, they’re cute, and can be good for your kid, but purchasing a cat in adulthood nearly doubles your chances of developing an allergic reaction to them, according to a new study. Tempted by the playful antics of that adorable kitten in the pet shop? If [...]

Help your pet prepare for air travelNews from CNN: Make sure you have proper travel gear to make air travel as safe as possible for your pet. Before you book a ticket for your pet, do research about your destination and any scheduled stops along the way Buy the best travel gear for your pet, [...]

petMD Suggests Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Pet OwnersNews from Marketwatch: MIAMI, Dec. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Get organized. Check. Get a better job. Check. Lose weight. Check that one twice. This New Year isn’t unlike any other — you’ve probably made resolutions that you’ll struggle to keep after the first week. [...]

Want a pet cat? Think again

December 29th, 2011

Want a pet cat? Think againNews from Calgary Herald: Tempted by the playful antics of that adorable kitten in the pet shop? If you’ve never had a cat before you may want to think again, especially if you have other allergies, researchers warn. And if you do acquire a feline, keep it out of your [...]

New business puts pet ashes into paintingsNews from TribLocal: Ashes to ashes, or, in the case of some pet owners, ashes to art. Christine Johnson started Pet Art Memorial as a way for grieving pet owners to memorialize their beloved pooch, pig or parrot in paint. “I have been thinking about it for about a [...]

Animal hospice care lets owners say goodbye to pets at homeNews from Nashville Tennessean: Ruby died near the dining room window in her navy blue dog bed, the same one she’d slept on for years. There was no stressful car ride. No cold exam table. Just her favorite people all around as she received a [...]

Pet Sitter

December 26th, 2011

Pet SitterNews from CNet: CNET TechTracker will now automatically install software without requiring further action by you. (Note: This feature automatically accepts associated EULAs and third party applications on your behalf.) You have selected the following software to Smart Install: CNET TechTracker will attempt to install this software without interrupting you again. If an application [...]

Pet column: Holidays, winter present challenges for pet ownersNews from St. Cloud Times: While Central Minnesotans dream of a white Christmas, the meteorologists tell us to keep dreaming. Still, the weather is cold and the days are short (at least nature is providing the right conditions for the festival of lights), and our pets’ world [...]

Lake County Pet Food Pantry opens it doors Dec. 28News from Examiner: , Chicago Pets Examiner Facebook continues on Examiner … Read the full article . Related News: New York OKs burying human ashes in pet cemeteriesNews from Seattle Times: HARTSDALE, N.Y. — Life is good again — and death is looking better — for [...]

400lbs of Pet Food Collected!

December 23rd, 2011

400lbs of Pet Food Collected!News from Examiner: At the 2nd Long Island Pet Professionals (LIPP) Annual Holiday Party and Pet Food Drive at Lily Flannigan’s in Babylon, NY on Monday, December 19, 2011 – 400lbs of pet food was donated by Long Island Pet Professional Members!  We beat our record from last year’s holiday party [...]