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.

Posted February 5, 2018 by Ron Callari

Delta and United Airlines have instituted more stringent rulings pertaining to the flight of comfort pets. The controversy surrounding this issue is hinged on free passage and security. Passengers who claim they need their pets to fly are not charged a fare for their seats. However, the fear of sitting next to on-board animals and travelers with serious allergies have voiced complaints over the years.

Posted December 10, 2017 by Ron Callari

It’s no coincidence that this year’s blockbuster Christmas movie. ’The Greatest Showman’ should coincide with the curtain falling on the longest-running traveling circus, namely the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s Circus. And when the ‘greatest show on earth’ finally stomps on it’s caravan brakes for the last time, other traveling circuses may not be far behind.

Posted December 8, 2017 by Creature Features

Larry, a cat who happens to be the Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office, was caught taking a break from his usual duties while Turkey's Prime Minister paid a visit to 10 Downing Street.