Each year, 3.5 million experience homelessness in America, less than a quarter will be homeless for a short time. However, over 76% are chronically homeless due to physical disability, developmental disability, HIV/AIDS, mental illness and substance abuse problems. Pets of the Homeless (POTH) estimates that as many as 10-25% have service or companion pets. The need for pet food and veterinary...
February 20, 2014 • Trends
For only the second time in history, dogs will be allowed in the San Diego Botanic Garden (SDBG) in Encinitas for the annual “5K Paw Walk in the Garden” this Saturday morning, February 22. Hundreds of pets and their people will gather to raise funds for SDBG and your Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS).
“When we planned the first 5K Paw Walk in the Garden last year we figured that half of...
February 14, 2014 • Trends
SKY THE WIRE FOX TERRIER TAKES TOP HONORS AT WESTMINSTER’S 138th DOG SHOW
On February 10 and 11 a frozen Manhattan was charged with canine excitement and glamour that only the Westminster Dog Show can create. There were 2,845 dogs and 185 breeds competing for Top Dog honors. Newly recognized breeds The Rat Terrier, the Chinook, and the Portuguese Podengo Pequeno made their debut. Other...
February 07, 2014 • Trends
From treadmills to energy bars and a delectable Doggie Delights menu, Affinia Manhattan, an official hotel of the 138thannual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, is rolling out the red carpet for pooches during and after the show from now until Wednesday, February 12.
The newly renovated Affinia Manhattan, a pet-friendly hotel in New York City, is once again an official hotel of the annual...
January 06, 2014 • Trends
Baby It's Cold Outside – So how about some COOL Deals for you and YOUR FIDO from our friends at Paradise 4 Paws – A Premier Resort for Cats and Dogs!
20% Off Cuddle Times
Who doesn't love a good cuddle session during these cold winter months? Surprise your pet with some extra Cuddle Time this next stay and enjoy 20% off!
New Pet Package - $30
Did you welcome a new pet into your family...
December 17, 2013 • Trends
FIDO's friends at DOGTV shared this fun list with us - see who was chosen as a TOP DOG for 2013. DOGTV selected pups based on several criteria, including on-air screen time, top-billed costars, ratings, awards and earnings. But, the ultimate decision came down to news coverage. These pup-arazzi targets made national headlines in 2013 for their many accomplishments.
FIDO has the giggles as...
- Prosecutors and Animal Welfare Advocates Develop Principles to Combat Animal Cruelty
- ‘Operation Gimme Shelter’ Provides Free Dog Houses to Protect At-Risk Pets
- Inspired by the Farm-to-Table Movement, Innova® Introduces Nature’s Table™
- Pets of the Homeless Recruiting Collection Sites and Pet Food Donations