San Francisco airport officials warn of pet scammers offering Yorkie dogsNews from San Jose Mercury News: Officials are warning potential dog owners, specifically those wanting “Yorkie” dogs to beware of a pet scam that that may be using the SFO name to entice its victims. Airport Duty Spokesman Doug Yakel reported Wednesday a scam that [...]

Pet Flys offers stylish travel carriersNews from Washington Times: Susan Hartzler Google Plus WASHINGTON, February 27, 2013 — Stylish, smart pets insist on traveling in dog carriers from Pet Flys. This American brand sets the bar when it comes to traveling with your four legged family member, with sophisticated touches dog lovers have come to appreciate.  The Bon [...]

Low-Income NY Residents Can Apply for Pet Food Stamp ProgramNews from Christian Post: (PHOTO: REUTERS/Natalie Behring) Winter, a Norwegian Forest Cat, licks turkey-flavored baby food off a spoon as a reward for good behavior at the “Meet the Breeds” exhibition in New York October 17, 2009. The exhibition featured about 200 breeds of dogs and [...]

Two Companies Involved in Pet Food RecallsNews from KTLA: SAN DIEGO — Two dog food companies are involved in a series of voluntary recalls. One of the companies is the San Diego-based business The Honest Kitchen. The company is recalling five lots of its Verve, Zeal and Thrive pet food products manufactured between August and [...]

Scooby SNAPs: New Mexico organization offers ‘Pet Food Stamps’News from Daily Caller:  BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – MARCH 13: A pug dog stands in the exhibition hall on the final day of the annual Crufts dog show at the National Exhibition Centre on March 13, 2011 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)   The number of [...]

One that got away: Fish survives pet store attack, without waterNews from Los Angeles Times: The pipe-wielding man who broke into an exotic pet store, emptied the cash register and smashed some aquariums probably thought he left no witnesses. But he wasn’t counting on Big Blue, a — you guessed it — big, blue tropical [...]

Buyer Beware: Know Your Rights Before Buying Pets at a Pet StoreNews from NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth: advertisement There is little to no recourse for consumers in Texas if they buy a dog or cat a pet store that they later discover is sick or has a congenital defect. Sophie Clingenpeel learned this the hard [...]

Pet food charity earns spot on wine labelNews from Atlanta Journal Constitution: As the owner of a construction company, Tom Wargo wanted happy clients — and happy pets, too. Back in the late 1990s, the man with a soft spot for animals toted dog and cat treats with him on remodeling and repair jobs. But [...]

Carolyn Hax: Family ties cause friction; pet-sitter’s questionable behaviorNews from Washington Post: Hi, Carolyn: I’m a 30-something woman in a long-term relationship with a man who I really love and like, and whom my parents like, as well. We are very happy together and have decided not to have children. Carolyn Hax Carolyn Hax started [...]

Include pet needs in disaster preparationsNews from Sacramento Bee: Disaster preparedness is so easy to let slide. We get all worked up after something like Hurricane Sandy and decide it’s time to “do something.” We read up, we make plans, we stock up, we move on. And then, we forget. We take the can opener [...]