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As a tourist, I have enjoyed New York’s public transit on all levels – easy-to-hail cab rides, local buses with no shortage of routes, and of course the subway; where anything goes- literally. The MTA recently placed restrictions on non-service dogs by requiring that they be contained in a carrier or bag when riding the...
Angela Pearse is a blogger for Zumper. Zumper is a large start-up for rental properties and Angela offers this blog for the benefit of our canine-loving clients: When it comes to the best apartment dogs, you need to do a little research to ensure harmonious adaptation. While small dogs tend to make the best companions...
We share this chapter from our book “The World According to Dog”, to inspire and encourage all of you who encounter that heart-wrenching moment when it’s time to say goodbye. (From Chapter 39: PEACEFUL PASSING)*: “While we devote our lives to our pets, receiving equal faithful¬ness in return, the inevitable and painful end to our...
Has anyone else noticed the amount of advertisements that employ dogs and cats to sell consumer goods and services beyond routine pet products? Do we notice at all, or are we simply responding with a neural impulse that just makes us feel warm and fuzzy all over? Given that over 65% of today’s households include...
    With so much hype about CBD cropping up in today’s headlines, what is CBD and how can it help humans and some pets? Let’s start with some basic terms, definitions and general yet scientific concepts –if you’re hip to hemp!  Medical marijuana and medical CBD are distinctly different terms with divergent applications, while...
This article is provided by the experts at Critter Control: “The beauty of nature is undeniable. Of course, we want to share the great outdoors with our furry companions, and they are certainly ready and willing to go on an adventure. Unfortunately, wild animals are a real danger to our four-legged friends, so it’s important...
  A true story and testimonial by Tonya Morgan, Creator of Blind Dog Bumper Collars: “Years ago I spent considerable time volunteering at the local animal shelter – “the pound.”  It was a high kill system and the old and/or blind dogs just didn’t have a chance. They were usually put down right away. I...
  While Americans are required to have health insurance, or pay a penalty if they don’t, many pet owners have yet to embrace pet insurance for their dogs and cats….although enrollment trends are increasing, perhaps as much as 17% in the past year. As reported by Geoff Williams in U.S. News &World Report (10/26/18): “According...
An emerging interest cropping up in the field of holistic Pet care includes the use of Cannabis in pet products. While many articles written on this subject affectionately coin the term “pot for pets”, cannabis can refer to both marijuana and hemp. The exclusive production of hemp-derived, plant-based phytocannibinoids, for therapeutic purposes without THC (the...
This article is an adaptation from the Chapter: Introducing your Baby to your Dog in our upcoming book: “The World According to Dog”. Introducing your newborn baby to your dog requires careful planning in advance.  Consider early introduction by playing tape recordings of baby sounds so your dog can get used to the shift in...