The following article excerpt is from an article about Doggo Lingo, an emerging Internet language. The article (“Dogs Are Doggos: An Internet Language Built Around Love For The Puppers”), by Jessica Boddy at NPR, can be read in its entirety by following a link at the bottom of these paragraphs.
“Some dogs are doggos, some are puppers, and others may even be pupperinos. See more >>
This article is being used with the permission of Pro Pet Hero, where the article originally appeared on their blog.
Many of us carry a bag throughout our day that holds important items like our wallet, car keys, and cell phone. Besides the basics, items like little chocolate or candy to help when starvation hits or when you need to stay awake while driving are pretty common. See more >>
My first dip into the pool of positive reinforcement training came when I adopted a five month old feral Great Pyrenees. Grace had never been in a house. She had eaten out of a cattle trough, along with her litter, until the rancher gave each of the puppies away. She had never been touched by a human. She didn’t understand English because she was a dog. See more >>
Did you know that one in three pets will get lost at some point in their lives? Many of them never make it home. It’s National Pet ID Week! Pet ID tags can help keep your dog or cat safe and secure.
If you have a dog or cat in your home, you know how valuable pet ID tags can be as a way to keep them safe and prevent them from being lost. See more >>
We’re always looking for new information and ideas to make the lives of our pets easier, and today is no exception. As a member of an active, supportive group at BlogPaws, we’re participating for the first time in a “Blog Hop” that includes some of the finest, most recognized pet blogs on the web. Take a moment to visit some of our favorite sites – you’ll be amazed by what you’ll learn, laugh at and enjoy. See more >>
National Pet Day – a day to celebrate our pets of all shapes and sizes. They bring us joy we can’t find in any other relationship. they keep our hearts open to the possibilities in life. They help keep us fit. They make us laugh. They love unconditionally. They are so many things to us and commune with us even though they have no words. See more >>
We have another travel question this week from a cat owner in Pennsylvania:
I plan to travel by car with my indoor cat. How can I handle the “potty problem” for him while in the car?
“For reasons involving everyone’s safety, we recommend that, when traveling in a car, your cat be restrained, either in a crate or a carrier. If restrained in a crate, then you can put in a small kitty litter tray like the travel cat litter tray at the Pet Travel Store. See more >>
April is Animal Cruelty Prevention Month. It was originally established by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) to focus attention on the always-present need to help animals in distress and rescue abandoned or abused animals. The ASPCA has been fighting animal cruelty for nearly 150 years and sponsors multiple ways individuals and organizations can support their efforts in April. See more >>
April 6th is National Siamese Cat Day, a day that is dedicated to recognizing the unique beauty of these animals and educating the public about their personalities and characteristics. The striking coloration of Siamese cats and their graceful, lean bodies give them an elegant, refined appearance. Most Siamese cats, however, are very friendly rather than aloof. They bond quickly and closely with their owners, are highly intelligent and are quick to let their owners know if they need something. See more >>