Divorce lawyers: Pet custody cases increasingNews from USA TODAY: LOS ANGELES – They still fight like cats and dogs in divorce court. But more and more they are fighting about cats and dogs. Nick Ut, AP Steven May, left, holding his dog, Winnie, sitting with his attorney, David Pisarra, holding his dog, Dudley. Nick Ut, [...]

Pet custody cases increasing, divorce lawyers sayNews from Fox News: LOS ANGELES –  They still fight like cats and dogs in divorce court. But more and more they are fighting about cats and dogs. Custody cases involving pets are on the rise across the country. In a 2006 survey by the 1,600-member American Academy of [...]

Spay or neuter your pets

February 28th, 2012

Spay or neuter your petsNews from Marietta Times: Our pets provide unconditional love day in and day out, so it’s only right that they deserve our attention. Any pet owner must take responsibility for their animals by offering a safe and warm home, food and water and daily exercise. Dogs and cats require much time, [...]

Pudgy pets are problematic

February 27th, 2012

Pudgy pets are problematicNews from MiamiHerald.com: Gabby doesn’t exactly walk anymore, she sort of ambulates on her daily strolls. As she moves, her “love handles” sway from side to side. Shamefully, we have to admit that we can no longer pass her undulating fat rolls off as rippling hind-quarter muscles. Our rescued Jack Russell terrier [...]

Dear Abby

February 26th, 2012

Dear AbbyNews from Controlling pet population should be as easy as pie – Gaston Gazette: February 26, 2012 6:50 PM DEAR ABBY: I’m a longtime reader with a question I have never seen in your column: Why don’t they put something in pet food to keep dogs and cats from getting pregnant? Then people could [...]

Protecting pets from trapping dangersNews from KAJ18 Kalispell Montana News: Posted: Feb 25, 2012 9:10 PM by Alex Schwier (KPAX News)Updated: Feb 25, 2012 9:12 PM MISSOULA- Only a few weeks ago we brought you a story on the controversial issue of trapping in Montana. Today, those against trapping furthered their fight saying traps can [...]

Pet pointers: Make the most of a golden opportunity to adopt a great dogNews from San Jose Mercury News: Q: My husband and I have decided we would like to get a dog. I have never really had dogs, but he grew up with golden retrievers and really wants us to get one. What should [...]

United waives pet fees for military overseasNews from ArmyTimes.com: http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/02/gannett-united-ends-pet-fees-military-022412/ By Charisse Jones – USA TODAYPosted : Friday Feb 24, 2012 5:38:05 EST Military families who were facing hundreds of dollars in extra fees to ship their pets back home have gotten a break from United Airlines and won’t have to come up with the [...]

Pet Expo fund-raiser to benefit pet pantryNews from Cape Coral Daily Breeze: Grace Community Center, on the border of North Fort Myers and Cape Coral, will hold a Pet Expo to benefit its own pet food pantry called Feed The Pack, Saturday, Feb. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., both inside the center and [...]

Manassas pet food pantry helps owners with costNews from WJLA: By Kathy Park February 21, 2012 – 09:07 pm You’ve heard of food pantries for those struggling to make ends meet. Now there’s a pet pantry providing for a new group of clients in the wake of the economic downturn. Continue reading Betty Shavatt is [...]