Fact: 2.1 million pets are insured in North America with the pet health insurance sector reaching $1.2 billion dollars in written premiums. These numbers are increasing every year, but it only accounts for a fraction of pets. Fact: Only 1% of pets in North America are insured.
What about the 99% of pets that are uninsured? What option do their owners have when the unexpected happens. Will they...
July 30, 2018 • Trends
The popular community-powered entertainment platform Imgur is teaming up with Tito’s Handmade Vodka for “Project Stardust”, an initiative celebrating individuals who are making a difference in their communities.
Imgur and Tito’s will identify one Imgur user (“Imgurian”) per quarter who is making a positive change in their local community. Each recipient will be awarded $5,000 to continue their...
Pet parents across New York City can rejoice that there is now finally an on-demand car service dedicated just for pets! SpotOn is a brand new app and state-of-the-art ride-hailing car service debuting in Manhattan this August 2018! This new pet-friendly car service will cater to pet parents who are otherwise regularly turned down by standard NYC taxis or other car services. Perfect for pet...
FIDO Friendly Magazine Presents the 10th Annual Cross-country Pet Adoption Tour: Get Your Licks on Route 66® 2018
It’s that time of year again where FIDO Friendly powered by Nissan, travel down the Mother Road, stopping at shelters along the way to support adoption events from September through October.
The cross-country pet adoption tour kicks off September 8 in Los Angeles at the LA...
by Laurie Plessala Duperier and Ganimedes Duperier
The authors of this magical and moving memoir, Laurie Plessala Duperier and her chocolate Laborador Ganimedes, shared a very special bond and life together. Laurie helped “Gunny” through many serious health challenges, and Gunny inspired Laurie to change her life and to find her true calling.
Laurie was able to access Gunny’s...
As plastic surgery for pets gains popularity, controversy surrounding the ethics of putting one’s animal under the knife grows along with it.
While plastic surgery is typically associated with cosmetic enhancement to compliment the physical aesthetics of humans, in many instances certain procedures are required strictly to improve the health, happiness and longevity of patients. In other words,...