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 June 4, 2008

Military Working Dogs (MWD) are often on the front lines with our troops on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Posted on May 30, 2008

Western European custom has it that the human bridegroom dress in a conservative dark suit or tuxedo at his wedding: the bride should never be upstaged, and that's as it should be!

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Posted on May 30, 2008

Whether it's the mild temperatures, the aura of the summer solstice, or there's just more love in the air, a June wedding always has the ring of a destiny fulfilled.

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Posted on May 21, 2008

Have biker dog will travel. But where does biker dog sit his excited little body when he rides? He wants to be safe, but a biker dog wants some action too. Not to mention style.

 

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Posted on May 20, 2008

First, I'll tell you who Zoomer is. He's the faun-colored biker dog dachshund showing off the helmut he helped design so he could bike with his owners. Nice Zoomer Gear Helmut. Wait 'til you see the bike!

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Posted on May 19, 2008

In spring, a young dog's fancy turns to all the new scents in the air. A dog's absolutely favorite way to experience the natural scent of skunk and horse dung is to travel astride his owner through the countryside on a bike.

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Posted on May 15, 2008

Sunglasses can put the finishing touches on your dog's summer outfit, and they look so glamorous! But there are more serious reasons to provide sunglasses for your pooch, including prevention of canine eye disease.

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Posted on May 7, 2008

If your cat lays across your keyboard or in front of your computer screen, unfazed by the fact that you are working, gosh darn it!, then you will agree about the coolness of the Kitt-In Box, a perch specifically designed for the desk cat.<

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Posted on April 28, 2008

These dogs are sweet-looking, aren't they? According to the South Korean Customs Service, they are all very good natured dogs, very trainable, and exceptionally good at sniffing out drugs.

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Posted on April 24, 2008

Tired of those big rectangular wire boxes for crating your puppy or dog? They may be functional, but boy are they ugly! DesignGo! has created something truly unique, but a sure heck-of-a-long-time coming...

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Posted on April 14, 2008

As the presidential race gets hotter and heavier, defenders of the right will call out the dogs to let those lefties know just what they think. Of course dogs don't have a vote, but they can bite, so you liberals better watch out.

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Posted on April 14, 2008

While the left and right go at it this election cycle, there are more political dog t-shirts than I've ever seen before. Pet retail is a booming business, perhaps the booming business in the U.S.

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Posted on April 11, 2008

There are very broad U.S. government definitions of "meat by-products." They can include, and often do, any portion of any mammal including eyes, bones, head, digestive systems, and even a certain proportion of feathers and hairs.

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Posted on March 27, 2008

Short shorts and skin tight t-shirts are not just la mode for teens; Beagles are wearing them! So, it's no surprise that sex plays a big role in the selling of pet wigs.

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Posted on March 24, 2008

In an age when the humanization of pets seems to have few boundaries and little purpose but self-amusement, false teeth for cats might be grouped with cat clothing and wigs in the 'eccentric cat lady' category.

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Posted on March 19, 2008

Cat condos don't have to be boring anymore... not for you or your cat. After years of picking the best among the pole, plank, and carpet formats, I'm delighted to see that designers are stepping up to the climb for cats and their owners.

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Posted on March 18, 2008

Easter's a perfect time for your dog to show off her spring wardrobe, and there's nothing more captivating than an Easter Bonnet to top off that wardrobe.

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Posted on March 10, 2008

There's a new cat tree from DesignWerks called the CatVantage, that will

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Posted on December 8, 2007

If you're not in the swing of the "Season" yet, maybe these adorable pets and their holiday fashions will put you in a festive mood. Christmas fashion is in for pets; the question is how will you keep up with them?