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.

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

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,

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

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,

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

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

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

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....

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. 

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

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. 

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

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

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

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

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

Posted on September 5, 2012

The NFL official football season begins tonight.  Is your dog ready for
it?  Here are 12 dogs whose owners dressed them up as football players
or cheerleaders, but something in their attitudes suggest that they are

Posted on September 4, 2012

There's no question that the Pink Panther Dog Collar and Leash
combo is meant for a diva dog, with its elegant leopard pattern and
rose-collared Austrian crystal studs.... She'll attract a lot of

Posted on August 30, 2012

With this hat on, what dog needs a vest to match?  If you can't afford Gucci yourself, you might spring for this
adorable Gucci Pet Baseball Cap for your dog... After all, it's cheaper

Posted on August 27, 2012

You may remember the sinewy Trio Tower Cat Scratcher designed by Moderncat Studio,
the one that allows you to swivel the layers of cardboard to form
multiple designs.  Well, Trio is still going strong, but now Moderncat

Posted on August 27, 2012

Before you put your hyperactive and/or anxious puppy or dog on Prozac,
why not try one of the non-prescription natural products often
recommended by veterinarians for 'nervous' Buddys and Bellas, whether

Posted on August 22, 2012

Halloween is here again and Lady Bee gets to do her favorite thing: pick
pet costume winners in a variety of categories.  This year offers some
of the best commercial Halloween dog costumes I've seen, as well as some

Posted on August 20, 2012

You may not be able to afford this gorgeous vintage Beatles dog  t-shirt for your pup, but you certainly can admire it.

Posted on August 19, 2012

Petego has come up with dog panties that totally disguise what they're all about.  In an adorable, fashionable way, the Petego Hot Pants disquise their true purpose - to act as a diaper holder for dogs who are incontinent or in heat.

Posted on August 19, 2012

I've come across a terrific online shop called Bags Of Love, where you can customize your own pet beds, designing their covers and even the shapes of the beds.