Posted March 12, 2018 by Ron Callari

A new venture fund for pet tech is being subsidized by Mars, the candy maker. Investing $100 million this new initiative aptly named the ‘Companion Fund’ is directed by Whistle, a GPS-based location firm [acquired by Mars in 2016] for $117 million.

Posted March 12, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

I love being a Girl Scout, but I'm not very good at it. I end up eating the cookies instead of selling them.

Posted March 11, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

"It's been a hard day's night and I've been working like a dog."

Posted March 10, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

Hoot mon! I tell ye that I dread the arrival of International Bagpipe Day every year. It didn't used to be that way, but three years ago an old Scotsman mistook me for his pipes.

Posted March 9, 2018 by Lady Bee

Kurgo, a top brand of travel and outdoor gear for dogs, has come up with a new travel item: this one for dog poop. It's the Kurgo Tailgate Dumpster.

Posted March 9, 2018 by Kitty Devine

Welcome people into your home this spring with this adorable Pug with Easter Eggs Doormat. It's so cute they won't know what hit 'em.

Posted March 9, 2018 by Ron Callari

Various states in the country are taking opposing approaches regarding puppy mills. Back in September 2017, California was the first state in the nation to pass legislation to require pet stores to sell rescue animals only — in essence, banning puppy mills.

Posted March 7, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

Wow! No wonder the cat is always getting up here! There are a lot of great sniffs and they all smell of food.