Posted August 11, 2017 by Ron Callari

In 2015, the American Animal Hospital Association [AAHA] and the American Veterinary Medical Association [AVMA] established the first ’Check the Chip Day’ to ensure more happy endings for lost or stolen pets. The importance of “checking microchips” is for pet owners to make sure the data on their cats’ and dogs’ chips are up to date.

Posted August 10, 2017 by Ron Callari

Last month, I blogged about therapy dogs adding “tutoring children” to their extensive resumes. A new innovative teaching method was introduced, which offered the comfort of dogs to young students with reading needs. It was met with a high level of success and has been used by several educational organizations on a national level. This month flipping the script somewhat, it’s been determined that in addition to assisting children, dogs benefit from the human voice in general.

Posted August 1, 2017 by Ron Callari

The posting of animal and plant photography to your Instagram, Snapchat, Rabadaba and Facebook social networks just got a lot easier. With a new app launched by iNaturalist, you can now identify flora and fauna, while you are getting up close and personal with them with your smartphone camera.

Posted June 22, 2017 by Rebecca West

Scientist ready to launch new search of Gardener Island in attempt to finally solve 80-year-old mystery of the disappearance of famed aviator Amelia Earhart through the use of bone-sniffing dogs. (VIDEO)

Posted June 22, 2017 by Ron Callari

Today, it’s not uncommon for pet owners to fill up their households with lots of pets. Whether it’s cats, dogs, birds, snakes, rabbits and/or guinea pigs, today’s 21st Century lifestyle is literally a fertile breeding ground for pets of all shapes, sizes and species — particularly if these menageries can all get along with each other.

Posted June 13, 2017 by Rebecca West

When a kitten was left paralyzed from back injuries, it was unlikely she'd ever be adopted. Not only has she found a forever home, but acupuncture has helped her regain mobility.

Posted May 27, 2017 by Ron Callari

We’ve come a long way, Lassie. From Ivan Petrovich Pavlov’s classical conditioning research of the early 1900s to artificial intelligence and web cams of the 21st Century — today our dogs can benefit from the advancement of technology in new and marvelous ways.

Posted May 16, 2017 by Lady Bee

The Link AKC Smart Dog Collar won the 2017 CES Innovation Award for best wearable electronic device. The Consumer Electronics Show recognized the Link AKC not only for its technical sophistication but for how the GPS dog collar enables greater interaction between man and man's best friend.  Let's see how this dog collar works....