Posted March 10, 2017 by Rebecca West

A beetle from Asia introduced here in the United States back in the '60s is giving ladybugs a bad name and animals a bad time. Find out more about them and how much harm they can cause your pets.

Posted March 9, 2017 by Ron Callari

For those who remember the 1978 American comedy classic, Animal House, you may wax nostalgic at the mere mention of college fraternities, keggers and drinking one’s self blotto for days on end. Well today’s ‘hair of the dog’ is no longer about acting like animals — but more about about taking care of our animals — namely our household pets.

Posted March 6, 2017 by Creature Features

PetNet, the popular auto-feeding app that feeds dogs and cats while their owners are away, served up a big plate o' nuttin' when server issues put the kibosh on their kibble.

Posted March 6, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

By now everyone should know about the Jamaican bobsled team that first went to the Olympics in 1988 and whose story was told in the movie Cool Runnings. But did you know that there is also a Jamaican dogsled team? It is hard to imagine a team of sled dogs and mushers training under the tropical sun for snowy competitions, but it is true.

Posted March 6, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Man, now I get why Mom hates it when I get wound up and lick her face.

Posted March 4, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

It is that time of year for these amazing dogs to be in their element once again. It is time for the Iditarod Race in Alaska. Mush!

Posted March 3, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Today is the day to ponder What if Cats and Dogs had Opposable Thumbs. I'm guessing that no drawer could keep treats safely tucked away.

Posted March 2, 2017 by Ron Callari

Drugs for our pets is becoming ‘big business.’ In the past, I’ve reported on medical marijuana, which is legal in 23 states and is now being used to assist in alleviating pain for our older cats and dogs. But should other more potent pain-killing drugs also be administered to our pet owners? Tramadol, for instance is an opioid analgesic pain killer that’s prescribed for cats and dogs, but unfortunately it's being misused by drug addicts.