Pet Chat

Pet Promises for 2014

When it comes to your pets, keep those promises you made to get them healthy and happy this year. Read story.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Mall Dogs

Volunteers from area animal shelters and rescue groups are trying something new to help shelter dogs and cats find forever homes. Read story.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Toys and Treats for Critters

Years ago I run a summer camp for kids and the most popular activity was making treats for dogs and toys for cats. Read story.

Friday, January 3, 2014

Safety Tips for the Holidays

Here are some tips to keep in mind to ensure the safety of your pets during the holiday festivities. Read story.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Rabbit Love

If you’re looking to add a pet to your family this holiday season, think about adopting a bunny. Read story.

Friday, December 13, 2013

Help Animals for the Holidays

This Black Friday, purchase products that support the creatures with whom share the planet. Read story.

Friday, November 29, 2013

Pardoned Turkeys

Since 2010, the pardoned turkeys have been leaving the White House for Mount Vernon, George Washington’s Northern Virginia home. Read story.

Friday, November 22, 2013

What’s in a Wag?

A few years ago, researchers discovered that there are meanings in a left or right tail wag. Read story.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Celebrate National Shelter Appreciation Week!

Shelters play a priceless role in our communities and benefit animal welfare. Read story.

Friday, November 8, 2013

What’s for Dinner

Mysterious outbreak linked to jerky treats made in China have killed 600 pets and sickened 3,000. Read story.

Friday, November 1, 2013

Masked Madness

Here are some suggestions to keep your pet safe and stress-free this Halloween. Read story.

Friday, October 25, 2013


The web site connects dog owners to thousands of pre-screened, trained, and certified dog sitters around the nation. Read story.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

American Humane Association and animal shelters across the nation are uniting to promote rescuing a homeless dog during October. Read story.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Free to a Good Home

Sadly, not everyone who responds to “free to a good home” ads have your pet’s best interest in mind. Read story.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Furry Companions

If you are truly interested in adding a pet to your family, you can find one that will suit your needs. Read story.

Friday, September 20, 2013
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