Posted March 19, 2019 by Ron Callari

It's hard to say good-bye to loved ones. We mourn and grieve, sometimes for extended periods of time. It's just as hard for many, when that loved one is our pet.

Posted March 13, 2019 by Creature Features

Warrior pets, come out and play! Give your pet a historic makeover with a set of handmade Japanese samurai armor.

Posted March 11, 2019 by Creature Features

Bunnies are rodentia-non-grata in Australia so with Easter on the way, confectioners down under are offering sweet-toothed Aussies cute chocolate Easter Bilbies instead.

Posted February 25, 2019 by Creature Features

Tropical fish – the other white meat? A pet shop and a seafood store on Chicago's eclectic W Lawrence Ave may have shared more than just the same phone number.

Posted February 23, 2019 by Laurie Kay Olson

Animals have been a part of the television industry pretty much from the start, especially in Westerns where horses were a necessity. One of these Westerns was the highly popular "Bonanza." When the show ended in 1973 after 14 seasons, actor Lorne Greene, who portrayed the patriarch, Ben Cartwright, found that he had become very attached to his horse. He was gravely concerned that the buckskin, cleverly named Buck, would end up in the "glue factory."

Posted February 8, 2019 by Ron Callari

"One if by land, two if by sea!" Coined by Longfellow, in his poem about the iconic ride of Paul Revere, the warning referenced how many more British troops could attack by sea versus land. Coincidentally enough, in the natural world it appears that the Loggerhead sea turtles outnumber the Galápagos land tortoises.

Posted January 31, 2019 by Ron Callari

Making money off of your pets seems somewhat counter-intuitive. Don't we adopt pets to be our companions? Yet 'stage moms' like Gypsy Rose Lee and the term 'momager' first introduced by Kris Jenner who promotes her brood of Kardashians have been cashing in on their progeny for quite some time now.

Posted January 30, 2019 by Ron Callari

The new millennium has thrust us into an era of some interesting digital technology that not only affects us humans, but also our furry and feathered friends. Pet tech connecting pets and parents is growing exponentially.