CNBC “Pet Food: A Dog’s Breakfast”

February 12, 2011

Don’t miss this Sunday February 13th–”When a major recall rocks the $16 billion dollar pet food business, pet owners and governments take notice. “Pet Food: A Dog’s Breakfast” takes you inside the industry and looks at what caused 50,000 pets to fall seriously ill in North America. “Pet Food” shows you what is being done [...]

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Nebraska Dog Breeders Barking About Laws

February 9, 2011

Nebraska is considering a law relating to dog breeding. In a nutshell: the bill would require that all dogs have basic medical care, including the following. *All surgeries, other than tail docking and dew claw removal, would be performed by licensed veterinarians, as would care for serious or life-threatening medical conditions. Each dog would be [...]

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Cage Free Boarding

February 6, 2011

Going somewhere and have to leave your buddy behind? We had a bad experience with a so-called pet resort, but here’s a place that features cage-free boarding and webcams to check in on your best friend. Wish they were closer to us! But here’s a really cool idea. Paradise Ranch Resort

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Pet Airways

December 23, 2010

The skys are friendly at Pet Airways. Featuring a pet lounge, pit stop walks after the flight, and in-cabin seating (actually crates), their Pawsengers get the first class treatment. Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington, Chicago, Denver, Ft. Lauderdale, Los Angeles/Hawthorne, New York, Omaha, and Phoenix are presently the “pet hubs.” For most of us, treating your best friend [...]

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Community Amentities for Dogs

December 8, 2010

Recently our Homeowners Association agreed fence in an unused area for a off-leash dog area. To say it’s a “dog park” is a gross exaggeration as there is no grass and the ground covering is large gravel. Our HOA Board has taken a short-sighted view and deemed that if we desire improvements for the area, [...]

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Best Dog Parks

December 8, 2010

I found a great website that lists dog parks across the US: www.dogparksusa.com BTW, they have a FREE Dog Park Finder app that would come in handy if you like to travel with your buddies. My closest dog park is one that the City of Scottsdale maintains: Chaparrel Park. I noticed they were rated “awesome;” [...]

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