While some would say America is going to the
dogs, there are others who wholeheartedly agree with them, and they're
happy about it. In the 2012 presidential campaign, it looks like Mitt
Romney may have more trouble getting dog lover votes than women's votes, and 2012 just might be the year of the pet activist.
Warm weather is just around the corner they
tell me. That means my dogs get to spend more time outdoors, which they
love. And I get to bathe them outdoors instead of in my shower, a
humiliating experience for all of us. But I just found a great solution
outdoor dog bathing - a portable, Inflatable Dog Shower from Hammacher Schlemmer.
There's not much humor in a cat scratcher; that is, unless you're looking at Dog Scratchpost, the cat scratcher by Dutch designer, Erik Stehmann. Oh yes, it's a beautifully sisal-wrapped silhouette of a strong, proud dog, and doesn't it capture the irony of cat v. dog?
How do you protect your floors from your puppy's or dog's muddy paws? Here's an idea for that: the Paw Plunger. Though it's name is kind of corny, it is descriptive of what the gadget does, and the product has been reviewed highly by customers.
The space-saving Curve Pet Bed from Japanese designer Akemi Tanaka offers dogs and cats a cozy, padded place of their own tucked out of harm's way against an interior room wall. The attractive Bentwood beds feature removable washable cushions and require just two attachment holes.