June 30, 2015 • Trends
More than 17 years ago, Nestlé Purina started encouraging its associates to bring their pets to work and the program has provided many benefits for employees and their pets through the years. Now, one of the pet-care industry leaders is celebrating national Take Your Dog to Work Day by encouraging other companies to join them in this movement and start their own pets at work policies.
May 13, 2015 • Trends
This week’s Subscriber Spotlight features Jim Taylor and his FIDO Pia Pia and The Return to Hollywood Studios, FL
Eight years ago, Jim Taylor went on vacation with his family to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. While waiting in line for a ride, he was confronted with an overwhelming fight or flee feeling, his Post Traumatic Stress came upon him full force. He fled the area in an instance, leaving...
April 23, 2015 • Trends
This week’s Subscriber Spotlight features Janice Trzeciak and her FIDO Beauty.
Beauty's story starts on facebook. One of my friends shared a pic of a pit bull that was on death row at NYAC&C. Something in those eyes just got to me. Having 5 pitbulls already I wasn’t sure about taking another in. Once I expressed interest in her though, it was almost a done deal.
The only problem was that we...
April 22, 2015 • Trends
PetSafe® brand is gearing up to award another U.S. community with $100,000 and four runner-ups with $25,000 each in their fifth annual Bark for Your Park contest!
Today, more than 54 million households in the United States have dogs – a total of 77.8 million dogs. While dog parks provide a wealth of benefits to both dogs and the area they live in, many communities simply don’t have the budget to...
April 16, 2015 • Trends
This week’s Subscriber Spotlight features Kimberly Mockler and her FIDO Parker.
Parker is an approximately 10-year old rough collie who is a product of careless merle-to-merle breeding. He was born mostly white, deaf, and blind (born without any eyes). He ended up with an animal hoarder on Long Island, New York before being rescued by the Suffolk County SPCA and Second Chance Wildlife Rescue...
April 01, 2015 • Trends
This week’s Subscriber Spotlight features Michelle Charvat and her FIDO Warrior.
Warrior is an American Staffordshire Terrier mix that I played a role in saving along with her family 2 ½ years ago. I live in Ohio and she was found in an abandoned house in Nevada just days old. The very first picture I saw of her was as a tiny baby I knew she was born to be mine. I just didn’t realize why.