Pet coverage from around the web
AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Jennifer Polzin
Tubman raising funds to add pet shelter
Tubman, an innovative organization dedicated to providing support and resources to individuals and families affected by domestic violence and trauma, is raising funds to add a pet shelter. Tubman's …
Lyle James takes Honey, a two-year-old bulldog, out into the run next to the Minneapolis Animal Care and Control building at 212 17th Ave. N. James can't have pets at his condo and he volunteers several days a week at the shelter. He is also a carrier for TMC Publications CO. (Photo by Tesha M. Christensen)
Not the pound you think you know
The Minneapolis city animal control facility isn’t the grim place many picture.“For a long time, this place would have been called a pound with all the negative aspects that …
Linda Featherstone
CANS FOR SAM
Longfellow residents Linda Featherstone and her husband Frank Forkins have helped neighborhood cats and dogs to have healthier and happier lives for the past 25 years. Working with pet owners who …
Volunteer Gail Frethem plays with Tupelo at the shelter. (Photo by Penny Fuller)
FELINES FIND 'FUREVER' HOMES
Longtime Feline Rescue volunteer Nancy Miller writes monthly newsletters and works as a shift lead. “I love this work because I see first-hand the difference that volunteering makes in the …
Annika and Leah
Free helping dogs
Can Do Canines announces that there is currently less waiting time than normal for clients who need one of the following types of assistance dogs: Mobility Assist Dog, Hearing Assist Dog, Diabetes …

Only Dog Breed National Championship to Crown Winner

(BPT) - If you’re a dog lover, you won’t want to miss the paw-formance of the year, the 2023 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin broadcast. The event took place December …
How to turn your passion for pets into action
(BPT) - Are you passionate about pets? Whether you have a beloved animal of your own or simply appreciate all the joy pets bring to our lives, there are many ways you can turn that passion into …
A few simple steps can help keep your dog healthy and happy as he ages.
A Dog Trainer’s Top Tips to Support Pets Through Life Stages
by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA, FFCP (NAPSI)—Many people found comfort in their animals during the pandemic, whether they already had a pet, newly adopted, or helped care for a family member’s pet. …
Could sharing a bedroom with your pets be keeping you from getting a good night’s sleep?
Sleeping with your dog in the same room could be negatively affecting your sleep quality, according to my team’s recently published research in Scientific Reports. …
When is it safe—and legal—to leave your dog in the car?
Way.com helps dog owners understand when it's legal to leave their furry friends in cars unattended.
How to pick the best toy for dogs based on 5 personality types
eTailPet consulted authorities like the American Kennel Club, The Humane Society, and vet practices to help you decide which toys to buy based on your pup's personality.
The Power of Pets
(Family Features) Pets offer people the chance to explore friendships and connections they didn't always think were possible. Consider this report, which leveraged consumer insights to shed light on the future of pet parenthood.
3 ways to be a more proactive cat parent
(BPT) - As a pet parent, you may often find yourself thinking about ways to enjoy spending quality time with your pets, while also ensuring that they're enjoying their home even when you can't be …
How to tackle spring cleaning, even when you have pets
(BPT) - The idea of giving your home a thorough cleaning each spring is very appealing, but can also be overwhelming. It may even seem impossible, given today's busy lifestyles, active children …
Bonding with Your Four-Legged Friend
(Family Features) Your dog may be one of your best friends, but that bond doesn't happen overnight. One of the best ways to show dogs love is by keeping them healthy and spending quality time with them.
Training an animal? An ethicist explains how and why your dog − but not your frog − can be punished
People talk to their pets every day: offering praise when they’re good, reassurance when they’re confused and affection when they’re cuddling. We also speak to animals when they misbehave. “Why did you do that?” someone might ask their dog. …
From Teeth to Paws: Five Ways Pets’ Dental Health Impacts Total Health
(BPT) - Pet Dental Health Month (February) marks the perfect time to prioritize your pet’s wellbeing and kick-start a dental care routine. A staggering 80% of dogs, particularly small breeds …

Support Smart Dog Breeding to Curb Strays

Support Smart Dog Breeding to Curb Strays
(NewsUSA) - Many wonderful organizations focus on finding homes for dogs in shelters, but one dog breeder is on a mission—to promote smarter dog breeding and fewer dogs in shelters to begin …

Dog care below freezing − how to keep your pet warm and safe from cold weather, road salt and more this winter

In much of the country, when winter rolls around, previously hospitable conditions can quickly turn chilly and dangerous for people and pups alike. …

Older Americans lead the nation in pet spending, but not by much

While baby boomers far outpaced other age groups in pet spending in 2021, spending evened out among all Americans in 2022, per an eTailPet analysis of BLS data.
Podcasts about pets

Dog talk ... and more

Every dog lover's resource for keeping yourself & your best friend happy, healthy and long living - naturally. Listen in to Dr. Peter Dobias weekly to find out how both you and your furry friend …

Talkin' pets, with vets

Two Vets Talk Pets podcast

Veterinarians, Drs Lewis Kirkham and Robbie Anderton, provide an informative, light-hearted chat about the health of your pet. It includes veterinary, behaviour and training advice for pet owners, …

Purrr-fectly enjoyable

In these cat podcasts, learn everything there is to know about cats on Cattitude with your hosts Michelle Fern & Tom Dock. In this cat podcast, each week we’ll spotlight a cool cat breed, …