Gorgeous Dry Dog & Cat cleans with no water at all. This is a spray-on/wipe-off no rinse shampoo for both dogs and cats. Contains conditioning and moisturizing ingredients such as aloe vera gel, oat protein (a gentle form of oatmeal), chamomile, lavender and rosemary to enrich and enhance your dog or cat's skin and fur.
If your kitty or small dog wants to be with you 24/7, here's a place your pet can perch and gaze at your with adoring eyes without disturbing your work. The Kit-In Box attaches to the side of a desk or can be placed above it. It has a soft cushion and high walls, which should have a cozy appeal for your cat or dog.
The Kit-In Box supports up to 20 lbs and is perfect for a cat and a small dog.
Contemporary bamboo plywood Itch Wall Cat Scratcher will appropriately channel your cat's scratching urge while enhancing your home decor. Wall mountable for secure vertical cat scratching or place it on the floor.
For extra fun, catnip can be placed behind the removable and replaceable carpet insert.
When it comes time to head to the vacation home, the big question may not be whether to pack the golf clubs, but whether to pack the family pet.
"If it's a short vacation, many pets will be O.K. staying at a kennel or with a friend," said Amanda Walter, an associate veterinarian at the Center for Veterinary Care in Manhattan. "And there are places that do doggie day care so that the dog gets a vacation of his own. But if you're gone for months, I think the dog is going to be happier if it's with you."
If you do decide to bring your pet(s) along on your vacation, trip or extended stay, don't leave home without a copy of the AAA Traveling With Your Pet Petbook.
Updated annually, the AAA PetBook features more than 13,000 hotels and campgrounds in the United States and Canada that accept pets. This comprehensive guide also includes more than 400 pet-friendly private campgrounds, dog parks and pet-friendly attractions. Practical tips on border crossing procedures, what to pack, who to call, and details on traveling with your pet by car or by air make this a truly invaluable travel companion.
Fido is getting a new name -- several, in fact: "plaintiff," "trustee," "beneficiary" and even "defendant."
Dogs, cats and creatures of all sorts are being redefined in an emerging area of legal practice known as animal law. Once considered mere property, animals are being invested with legal standing as they're increasingly being named as partial beneficiaries of estates, subjects of lawsuits and victims of abuse.
As animals rise in the law, so does the profile of animal lawyers, or lawyers who practice animal law.
Ninety-two of the 196 law schools in the country approved by the American Bar Association now offer courses on animal law, up from the nine that offered classes in 2000, according to the Animal Legal Defense Fund.
We humans are ever-expanding our classification of beings to whom we grant "rights". However, all you soon-to-be law school grads, don't quit your day job yet. Read entire article
And, word to the wise, check your state and local laws--your dog may have more legal rights than your cat. Check out this short video via Clip Syndicate:
Moral of the story, microchip your pet, or place an ID tag on their collar.
If you are wondering how popular your pet's name is, here is a list of the top pet names from Veterinary Pet Insurance. People are noticing how many of the names are human names, a trend perhaps validating the contention that our pets have become really truly "members of our families".