Why Easter and Bunnies Don’t Mix

Why Easter and Bunnies Don’t Mix

It’s Easter time again. Pet store windows are filled with adorable baby bunnies. Your kids are begging you to buy one. It’s so hard to resist. After all, you think, wouldn’t this be the perfect, low-maintenance “starter pet” for a young child? Think again! Every year,...
Celtic Canines – Irish Dog Breeds

Celtic Canines – Irish Dog Breeds

Ireland is known for green, rolling hills; strong, vibrant people; and unique, native dog breeds as noteworthy as their country of origin. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve rounded up the nine best (and only) Irish dogs. (Note, while there are other breeds believed...
New Year’s Eve Pet Safety

New Year’s Eve Pet Safety

Big parties, crowds, fireworks, and… fun? Pet owners often don’t realize that the noise and festivities that often accompany New Year’s Eve – even if you’re staying home and watching them on TV – aren’t much fun for most pets! My dog, like many dogs, is terrified of...
The Staten Island War Dog Memorial

The Staten Island War Dog Memorial

Every Veterans Day we remember the men and women who served our country – but what about our canine veterans? Service dogs are an integral part of the U.S. military, doing everything from sniffing out bombs to assisting veterans with post-traumatic stress...
Black Cats & Halloween: Keep Them Safe!

Black Cats & Halloween: Keep Them Safe!

Black cats have never had it easy. In some cultures — and for many individuals — they represent bad luck or misfortune. Like black dogs, they’re often overlooked at shelters and rescues in favor of lighter colored, “more photogenic” types. And perhaps most...