Bo the Obama family dog attends White House Christmas eventsNews from Examiner.com: The White House in Washington D.C. is pet friendly for Bo the dog, the pet of President Barack Obama and family. Bo attended a Christmas event for military families on Nov. 28, 2012 and was also on hand for the arrival of the [...]

Staten Island Pet-Supply Store Fights to Survive After Sandy – BusinessweekNews from Staten Island Pet-Supply Store Fights to Survive After Sandy – Businessweek: When Robert Freed walked into Pet Foods Plus, his flooded store on Midland Avenue in Staten Island, two blocks from the Atlantic Ocean, he knew what he smelled immediately: the stench of [...]

Fujitsu pet pedometer helps chunky dogs slim downNews from CNET: Since Fujitsu has created a pedometer and activity tracking service for dogs, does that make it a petometer or a pupometer? November 28, 2012 3:22 PM PST Forget the pedometer, where can I get this adorable dog?! (Credit: Fujitsu) It’s easy to pamper your pet [...]

Fujitsu pet pedometer helps chunky dogs slim downNews from CNET: Since Fujitsu has created a pedometer and activity tracking service for dogs, does that make it a petometer or a pupometer? November 28, 2012 3:22 PM PST Forget the pedometer, where can I get this adorable dog?! (Credit: Fujitsu) It’s easy to pamper your pet [...]

New pet books make ideal gifts

November 28th, 2012

New pet books make ideal giftsNews from Chicago Tribune: Reading about their best friends is something pet lovers crave. Here are seven new pet books, covering everything from pet portraits to a controversial approach to pet care. “Puppyhood: Life-Size Portraits of Puppies at 6 Weeks Old,” (by J. Nichole Smith, Stewart, Tabori and Chang, New [...]

Body of bludgeoned man found outside pet clinicNews from Sacramento Bee: RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – The bludgeoned body of a man has been found outside a Northern California pet clinic. Rancho Cordova police say a woman reported Monday night that there was a severely injured man in front of the business. The Sacramento Bee ( [...]

Foster a pet stranded after Hurricane SandyNews from New York Daily News: MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images FosterASandyPet.org seeks to pair pets with foster families while pet families displaced in Hurricane Sandy get back on their feet. If you are a New Yorker, and a pet lover, you will know that not only humans were displaced due [...]

Pets for adoption, Nov. 25

November 25th, 2012

Pets for adoption, Nov. 25News from Greenville Daily Reflector: Pets for adoption, Nov. 25 Animal Shelter The Pitt County Animal Shelter’s featured Pet of the Week is Autumn, a medium-sized, female Labrador retriever mix. Animals available for adoption at the Pitt County Animal Shelter can be viewed at www.petango.com/pittshelter. The shelter is at 4550 County [...]

Pet dental care: Try fluoride, brushingNews from OregonLive.com: Tera Lam finally scheduled Mocha, her 8-year-old Pomeranian mix, for dental work when he stopped snapping up treats — a sign it hurt to chew. Veterinarian Don McCoy had recommended a full dental exam in the past. But Lam postponed, worried about her dog going under anesthesia. [...]

Pet turkeys: They’re not as warm, cuddly as dogsNews from Detroit Free Press: LOS ANGELES — Turkeys: Main course or animal companion? OK, so it isn’t even close. According to the industry group National Turkey Federation, more than 46 million of the big birds will be served as Thanksgiving dinner this year. Just a few [...]