Facebook Fans

In honor of reaching the 100 fans milestone on our Facebook page, I want to invite you all to post pics of your pets and a few sentences about them in the Fans’ Pets Album.

Etsy: Rear Gear

Oh lordy, this cracks me up! (no pun intended)  Is your dog or cat embarrassed by his backend?  Rear Gear has got it covered. They have adjustable butt covers—disco ball, air freshener, heart, flower, biohazard, smiley face, #1 ribbon, cupcake, sheriff’s badge, dice.  Make a statement, issue a warning, make someone laugh.  Ha! (thanks, Ange!)

Rudolph The Dachshund

Rudolph was born deaf and blind in a puppy mill in Ohio. He was adopted by a few different families, but they didn’t know what to do with him given his disabilities, so he just lived in a cage.  Then Marcia Fishman rescued him and changed his life.  She’s also wrote a childrens’ story about… Continue Reading

2 Dogs Test Positive For H1N1

Two dogs in China have reportedly tested positive for H1N1 (swine flu). It’s believed the dogs caught it from humans.  Even though officials advised people to not panic, I’m afraid this isn’t good news for dogs in China. The C.D.C. and the A.V.M.A. don’t yet have anything on their sites about H1N1 in dogs.  I… Continue Reading

Dogs of the Mayflower

The English Springer Spaniel and the Mastiff were the first dogs breeds brought to America on the Mayflower in 1620 according to research. John Goodman apparently brought them with him.  Mastiffs were used as a guard dogs and for hunting, while English Springer Spaniels were used to flush game birds into the air and to… Continue Reading