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Kitty Kasas – More Comfort for Cats ‘Shark Tank’ winner pays it forward

by Natalia Radcliffe Everyone needs a safe, clean place for both rest and recreation – even your cat. A company called Kitty Kasas builds felines forever homes that are virtually indestructible and offer a lifetime guarantee. The Kitty Kasas Bedroom is an approximately 15-inch x 15-inch x 12-inch cube that snaps together to create a […] Read more

Rescue Meez

by Martha Michael A new book details one woman’s journey from “cat lady” to animal rescue owner. Siri Zwemke was simply trying to adopt another Siamese cat when she ended up taking ownership of dozens of pets and launching a nonprofit. The reader’s experience when leafing through the pages of Zwemke’s memoir, “Rescue Meez,” sounds […] Read more

Is My Dog Ready for a Wheelchair?

by Jennifer Pratt Dogs are unable to tell us what hurts or where they hurt, so it’s up to dog parents to stay alert and search for subtle changes in their pet’s behavior, which may indicate there’s an issue. Determining the best way to care for your pet, including when is the best time to […] Read more

Pride and Groom

by Martha Michael Beauty is only fur-deep, but your animal’s health and wellness has a lasting effect. When it comes to grooming your pets, there are household tools for brushing their coats and shampoos that are specific to dogs or cats. But do-it-yourself washing and preening should be reserved for time between appointments by professional […] Read more

Canine Connection – The Healing Power of Dog Therapy

by Natalia Radcliffe Dogs. They can melt your heart when they come into this world and break it when they pass on. They have the ability to break down walls, and as you look into the depths of their eyes, you feel a connection that transcends superficiality. You feel understood, loved and accepted. For many […] Read more

Superdogs Get Celebrity Support

by Natalia Radcliffe The dog food brand Pedigree is partnering with Katherine Schwarzenegger in a national program called “Every Pup’s Superpower” to help raise awareness of the benefits of pet adoption and the “superpowers” found in every dog. Schwarzenegger, who is the daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, is a pet adoption activist and […] Read more

Don’t Let Rattlers Take a Bite out of Your Spring

by Victoria Rubay Rattlesnake season has officially begun, and the curiosity of our pets can bring about a dangerous reality. Rattlesnakes emerge when it’s hot, so you and your dogs may find them in your favorite hiking spots or even in your backyard. If your pet is bitten by a rattlesnake, you must rush to […] Read more

Golden Years Dog Sanctuary

Owners of a Kagel Canyon horse ranch are operating more than just stables – they are also saving cats and dogs. Golden Years Dog Sanctuary is a nonprofit effort run by Paul and Susan Friend LeTourneur at their ranch, Goldspirit Farm. Susan Friend had a lifelong dream of living on a horse ranch, so she […] Read more