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 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Posted on August 14, 2012

The Che Guevara Pop Art style is perfect for a pet portrait, don't you think? 

 

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Posted on August 14, 2012

What a sweet surprise in my email today! Genuinely design-friendly Bird
Hooks in polished metal are new at Suck UK, which never fails to create
just the perfect gifts for several people you know, including yourself.

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Posted on August 9, 2012

Ever think of going into the bird catering business? You can cater to many birds right in your backyard. If you have a variety of backyard birds, you know that one feeder is not

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Posted on August 6, 2012

You will learn dozens and dozens of
interesting similarities between animals and humans that you never knew
before or even considered, just as cardiologist/psychologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz

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Posted on July 30, 2012

What? You think I'm exaggerating what it was like to
search for the right pet health insurance plan for almost a year and then finally decide on
one?

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Posted on July 28, 2012

....Apparently, even if you think you've successfully removed
the tick with tweezers, the tick's head might still be left under the skin.  And

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Posted on July 23, 2012

Who would have thought that a thick-pronged rubber brush would be an effective furrier for a cat.  It sure was for mine.  Kong's Zoom Groom is not just effective; it's a cat treat!

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Posted on July 11, 2012

Thousands of native animals are killed by vehicles every year as they
cross the world's roads, which often run right through their natural
habitats. One way humans have found to reduce these animal deaths is to

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Posted on July 8, 2012

Wouldn't you love to know what your dog is up to while you're away at
work or play?  You can.  Just hook her up to Twitter via Puppy Tweets
and you'll get her text messages every time she makes a move... near the

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Posted on July 8, 2012

 Blond Hambition indeed! If this isn't an hautrageous dog costume for your little show-off, I don't know what is!

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Posted on July 3, 2012

Wow! This is the best 3D-TV I've seen!  The cat almost looks real.... What's that?  It is real? 

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Posted on July 2, 2012

Last week The New York Times ran a piece about dog houses - or better,
dog mansions - that indicate that the real estate market is coming back
to life again.  I mean if people can afford to pay $12,000 or more for a

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Posted on June 27, 2012

Of course you know that given the choice cats would not drink much
water at all.  In the wild, they get their fluids from the raw meats and
fish they consume.  Dehydration is very serious in cats, so we need to

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Posted on June 26, 2012

If you're looking for a modest, cute hostess, house-warming, or shower
gift for a pet lover, look no further than the Boston Warehouse Dog
Kitchen and Cat Kitchen Brushes.  They look like squeaky toys, and while

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Posted on June 20, 2012

How many times has this scene been repeated in your house?  Every time I get a suitcase out, my dog's ears go back and his head goes down.  And once I've opened the bag, he's right inside with the same sheepish looks, and he won't be moved

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Posted on June 17, 2012

Unless you follow cat politics, you may not have heard of Hank or
Zarathustra. Hank is from the great state of Virginia, home to Thomas
Jefferson and some other great American Presidents.  Hank is running for