Pet News and Stories and Pet Products Blog

I love not man the less, but Animals more.  I love their willingness to  adjust to our presence in their universe. And I love that some animals are so  willing to be a part of our most un-natural of worlds, and when they are willing, we adopt them as Pets. I write about what we learn about animals, what we learn from them, and the crazy things they let us do to them.

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Posted on January 9, 2013

.... Because the use of antibiotics is illegal in animals raised for human or
pet consumption in the U.S., importers of these products to the U.S.
need to reconsider their commercial sources, don't you think?  Isn't it

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Posted on December 20, 2012

If your cat thinks his artificial cat tree is tacky, don't make him
suffer with it. A real tree adds so much prestige to a cat's natural
need for status.

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Posted on December 14, 2012

Whether your pet and/or animal loving friends have special t-shirts
honoring those glorious creatures or not, it's a good bet they don't
have a collection from 'The Mountain'... yet.  So, I recommend that

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Posted on December 3, 2012

iRobot, one of the companies specializing in tactical
reconnaissance robots for the U.S. military, happens to make robotic
vacuum cleaners for the home.  You know...the Roomba.  Well, now the

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Posted on November 30, 2012

If you love animals, you will love these unusual, adorable, animal
ornaments
from all over the world, most of them hand-crafted. Some may be your
pets; others, animals you admire from afar. But I suspect that if you

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Posted on November 26, 2012

It's the cats, the clothing, the photography, the artistry you will love
and they will make this calendar a keeper long after its 'usefulness'
is past.  The United Bamboo Cat Calendar is a true collector's item.

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Posted on November 14, 2012

You don't have to live in Alaska to mush.  Kaz USA has come out with an urban scooter that you and your dogs can enjoy right on the roads and dirt paths near your home.  But the Dually Scooter is exceptional in other ways too; it's made for person

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Posted on November 12, 2012

Does your pet sit by the door waiting for you to open it, even though
he can easily push through his pet door if he wants to go out?  Funny
thing, but many pets don't take well to pushing through a heavy piece of

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Posted on November 8, 2012

Hamsters are such cute pets and are so easy to take care of.  Hamsters
make perfect pets for kids to help teach them responsibility for caring
for pets, as hamsters and kids can amuse each other so easily. Here is

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Posted on November 7, 2012

We all love our furry friends, but while they bring us companionship and
love, they can also bring us something rather less welcome: fleas
Fleas are not an easy problem to control, so it is vital that you

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Posted on October 30, 2012

One of the super-new products I found at the San Diego Pet Expo a few
weeks ago was the Paws-Free Toilet Paper Cover.  It was introduced to me
by the video playing at the booth, which was hysterically funny,

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Posted on October 17, 2012

If you've been thinking about getting involved in a pet-related
business, but are looking for something brand new to attach yourself to,
the Zoom Room is it.   It's a training center for dogs, but you don't

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Posted on October 13, 2012

You may be familiar with health supplements that, if given regularly,
can provide some relief for animals with joint injuries or arthritis,
but Low Light Laser Treatment (LLLT), also known as Cold Laser Therapy,

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Posted on October 11, 2012

Whether you're hosting a party for kids, families, or adults only this
Halloween, these life-size inflatable animals are a neat addition
to your party themes. Place a shark strategically in your seaside

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Posted on October 9, 2012

Owners of large dogs can still find great Halloween costumes for their
dogs. Costumes for large dogs seem to be more difficult to find than
those for small dogs, perhaps because people tend to dress up small dogs

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Posted on October 6, 2012

If you're really desparate for attention and just walking your dog
around doesn't seem to be doing it for you, there's a new dog jacket out
that might do the trick.  It's the Woofer, and it turns your dog into a

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Posted on October 4, 2012

I love sending greeting cards by email; it's easy, and you can send one
whenever you get the whim to surprise someone in an unusual way. Here are some great animated pet eCards for Halloween....

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Posted on October 2, 2012

If an Addams Family
Halloween is your idea of fun, let your dog answer the door this year
when the trick or treaters ring, and make sure he's noshing on the Zombie Foot Dog Toy. 

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Posted on September 24, 2012

A voluntary recall has been issued by Kasel
Associated Industries for one of its Boots & Barkley packaged
products sold at Target Stores nationwide, after salmonella bacteria was

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Posted on September 21, 2012

You'd better watch out for what your vet
recommends these days.  Hill's, makers of touted 'veterinarian
recommended' Science Diet, is seldom, if ever, on any pet nutritionist's
list of best pet foods. 

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Posted on September 12, 2012

Not to be outdone by Dog Shaming, Cat Shaming is another Tumblr site
that collects pet shaming photos and videos. The owners post signs or
captions about why their cats should feel shame, but the images

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Posted on September 12, 2012

Dog shaming is not my thing; I just don't believe that pets are
motivated to change by yelling, scolding, or punishment.  Besides, dogs
know when they do something wrong and they are already ashamed about

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Posted on September 10, 2012

You may never have heard a cat fart, but you will if you download this
game app from the iTunes app store.  You will hear loud, disgusting,
gross-out farts, made the worse when you try to feed Fart Cat food he doesn't

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Posted on September 10, 2012

I don't like hassle and I don't like cleaning the cat's litter box
either.  The hassle with cleaning the litter box is the constant need
for clean plastic bags to insert dirty smelly cat litter and the bother

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Posted on September 8, 2012

Is Dog For Dog a business or a cause?  Both. It sells the best
natural treats available for your dog and, for every treat you buy, it
gives one away to a dog in need.  "You Buy One. We Give One." is Dog for