Posted April 23, 2018 by M Dee Dubroff

Meet Piper, an extraordinary Border Collie. who for the last three years of his  life, served as a K-9 Wildlife Control Officer at the Traverse City, Michigan Airport. Read on for more about this well-loved and talented animal hero.

Posted April 12, 2018 by Ron Callari

Mark Twain was not only one of America’s greatest humorists, he was also one of its greatest animal advocates. His affection for all creatures large and small — with paws or claws, wings or whiskers, scales or tails — was just as much a part of his life as his literary career.

Posted April 7, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

It is so nice that the good Lord gave us two holidays devoted to drinking beer. The first is Saint Patrick's Day and the other is today -- National Beer Day.

Posted April 4, 2018 by Ron Callari

One has to have attended the Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida, March 21-23 to realize "this" planet belongs to our canines.

Posted March 19, 2018 by Ron Callari

I was wrong when I stated there would be no pet taking up residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. When I posted my blog titled, “2017 Will Be A First For A Pet-less White House,” I should have clarified it would be one of the first “dog-less,” not “pet-less” White House's.

Posted March 13, 2018 by Ron Callari

Austin, long known for its iconic March event known globally as South By Southwest gives birth to a new Texan happening. Now, in its 30th year, SWSW will share the spotlight with DXDW [ aka Dog by DogWest ].

Posted March 4, 2018 by Ron Callari

Over the years, several animal advocate organizations have used “The Pawscar” mantle to recognize canine thespians for their moving roles in film and TV. The American Humane Association gave it a go back in 2015 when they presented a long-overdue acting award to Lassie and a ‘lifetime achievement’ honor to the beloved capuchin monkey Crystal, whose lengthy resume included ’Night at the Museum,’ “The Hangover,” “American Pie,” and the “Dr. Doolittle” films.

Posted February 19, 2018 by Ron Callari

What about those overlooked pups made up of the lost and the abused? What about those who need medical assistance or just a good home they may have been deprived? What about all those rescue and sheltered animals? Shouldn’t they also get their day in the sun? Read on and see if that long-overdue possibility is becoming a reality.