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 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

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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!