MEOW! Where You Must Pet A Cat! LOL!

Thank you Kate from New York City for sending this photo!  You will receive a signed copy of Wendy Diamond’s best selling book  It’s a Dog’s World: The Savvy Guide to Four-Legged Living (Random House) for making us smile! If anyone has a furtastic photo please submit to yappy@animalfair.com with Furtastic in the subject line for […]

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Retriever Nose Best: Dogs Follow Their Scents in Travel Safety

  In maintaining public safety in the nation’s airports, officials inevitably send in the dogs.  Even in this age of technology, aviation officials believe a dog’s nose remains the best machine for detecting suspicious material.   Hounds trained to sniff explosives and other hazardous substances accurately identify even microscopic residue on passengers’ clothing, bags and […]

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Happy Organization Month! Keep Your Pet’s Home Clean, Green, and Cancer-Free!

Dog lying down on couch

  Everybody wants to have a clean home, and the shelves of grocery stores are overflowing with attractively packaged options to keep your living space “sparkling!” and “anti-bacterial!” – but at what cost? Most commercial cleaning products contain extremely high levels of cancer-causing chemicals that could be harmful to your entire family, but especially your […]

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Camelids – Weaving the Deep Cultural Animal Threads of Peru

Camelids are arguably the cutest family of animals. They are even-toed ungulates, like pigs, deer, and giraffes, meaning their middle two toes tend to bear their weight.  And what a weight these two toes can carry! This endlessly adorable family, Camelids, is comprised of the Arabian camel, the Bactrian camel, llamas, alpacas, vicuñas, and guanacos. […]

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What’s All the Stink About? The Truth About Pet Waste

Dog poop cleaning

Practicing Responsible Pet Waste Management Pet waste,includes bacteria, viruses, and parasites, as well as undigested material. Besides human aesthetics, disease control is an important reason to pick up the waste. Most pets are fastidious about waste. Their natural inclination is to deposit their waste at a regular time and place, and cover or otherwise ritualize […]

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Top Ten Cold Weather Pups To Keep You Warm!

We’re having a blizzard in the Northeast, in some areas historic. Here’s the scoop on the finest breeds of man’s best friend, to keep you warm no matter your lifestyle! A companion of this sort is always welcome to tag along on those morning hikes, camping trips, or weekends to the cabin. Akita The intelligent […]

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“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thank you Nicole from Washington DC for sending this photo!  You will receive a signed copy of Wendy Diamond’s best selling book  It’s a Dog’s World: The Savvy Guide to Four-Legged Living (Random House) for making us smile! If anyone has a furtastic photo please submit to yappy@animalfair.com with Furtastic in the subject line for your […]

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Atlantic City is A Jackpot for Your Dog This Summer!

  Atlantic City has officially invited a new type of guests to visit and enjoy the amenities of America’s Playground! Otherwise known as Pet Stay, this program is being introduced to Atlantic City after an extremely successful launch at eight hotel casinos in Las Vegas. According to travel website TripAdvisor, 85% of dog parents vacation by […]

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