Archive for February 2012
(ARA) – Americans love pets – to the tune of 62 percent of all households with at least one pet in residence, according to the Humane Society of the United States. Statistics show that 72.9 million homes accommodate approximately 78.2 million dogs and 86.4 million cats. Read more
State Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) introduced Senate Bill 1229, a bill to help protect the pets of people who are potential renters. This bill would prohibit a landlord from advertising or establishing rental policies requiring an animal to be declawed or devocalized. Read more
The greying on the chocolate brown lab chin of my dog Huck has started, the stiff muscles after long runs are showing, the length of naps has increased, but one thing will never change – the look, the eyes, the glance. The soul.
Three years ago, Jemima Harrison set the dog world abuzz with the release of a controversial documentary of pedigree breeding practices that left many dogs with severe health issues. Read more
Speedy was relinquished to a South Carolina shelter with a broken back – by a man who said he’d found the stray dog already injured. Later, a microchip scan would reveal the sad truth: the man who dropped Speedy off was actually his owner.
Without notifying their customers, Avon, Mary Kay, and Estée Lauder—which have been on PETA’s list of companies that don’t test cosmetics on animals for decades—have been quietly paying for poisoning tests on animals at the behest of the Chinese government in order to market their products in China. Read more
Hundreds of animal lovers waited in line on Sunday in Greensboro, North Carolina with the hope of having the opportunity to provide a rescued puppy with a forever home. Read more
PetFlight provides information on safely traveling with pets on airlines, as well providing details on annual pet-related travel incidents. Read more
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, the lenses are the window panes. That is not as poetic, but it is true. Read more
Innovation. Industry leadership. A deep commitment to product excellence. These core elements are at the heart of the Crypton DNA – a labor of love that began in 1993 when founders Craig and Randy Rubin set out to create a new generation of stylish fabrics that were moisture-resistant and easy-to-clean, yet soft, comfortable and breathable. Read more