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.
As an amateur photographer, I challenged myself recently to photograph seven dogs in one frame. As would be expected, the effort that goes into getting animals to cooperate with one’s creative vision can be a monumental task — particularly when those creatures aren’t use to taking cues from humans. That ole saw, “it’s like herding cats” comes to mind.
A driver in China who was rear-ended in the middle of traffic stated she slammed on the brakes after seeing a red light... which turned out to be the blushing butt of an escaped circus monkey perched on a light pole.
Our pets enjoy getting new toys - and dogs, especially, love to tear open their wrappings. So, here are my picks of this year's best, including gifts for dogs, cats, pet birds, rabbits, ferrets, geckos and other small pets!