Category Archives: Reel Pets

Calm your pooch down with a song

Soothing Pet Sounds: Simple Classics Relax Your Canines

  It’s 11pm. You’re jonesing for sleep, but Fido won’t calm down. You’ve tried placing him in bed, stroking his fur, and talking to him softly, but his head is still filled with frantic thoughts of car rides, squirrel-chasing and that cute Bichon Frise he saw earlier. Before you slip tranquilizers into his Kibbles and Bits, there’s something else you should try: Beethoven. It’s well-documented that certain types of music can work wonders on humans, from relieving stress to aiding the healing process after serious…

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World Cup Soccer Anyone? A Border Collie changed the meaning of Winning the World Pup!

Soccer Anyone? A Border Collie changed the meaning of Winning the World Cup! In honor of the start to the FIFA World Cup 2014 we want to share this touching story about a owner, his dog and their love for soccer. For a parent there is no greater fear than the thought of losing a child. For Mark Lukas that fear became a reality. On December 8, 2002, Mark’s son Zak and his friend set out on the Gulf of Mexico on Zak’s brand new jet…

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HAPPY GAY PRIDE! Dogs Love Unconditionally! Dogs Don’t Discriminate!

      Dogs Love Unconditionally! In 2011 – Marriage Equality in New York state was officially a reality, and it’s here to stay! So grab your closest same-sex soulmate, give them a smooch, and tuck into a great read! In Woof! A Gay Man’s Guide to Dogs, author Andrew DePrisco lightheartedly examines the different personality types of gay men and their affinity to certain breeds of dog but the question is, do dogs really care? We choose breeds based on their potential compatibility with…

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Tippi hedren

Hitchcock’s Bodega Bay is a Haven For Animals!

Hitchcock’s heroine Tippi Hedren made Bodega Bay famous. Instead of being host to aggressive man-eating birds, it is known as a haven for animals, only a flap of a wing from Hedren’s Shambala Preserve. Thanks to Alfred Hitchcock, one can never think of a flock of birds in the same way.  No longer beacons of peace and serenity, his infamous movie The Birds made fear of the feathered and winged creatures an epidemic.  It is the stuff of which nightmares are made.  The film was…

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SNL’s Seth Meyers And His Dog Frisbee Are Up Late Night!

Animal Fair couldn’t be more excited for Seth Meyers, for he is such a nice and down to earth guy. Seth Meyers, longtime head writer on “Saturday Night Live” and host of its “Weekend Update” segment, successfully succeeded Jimmy Fallon at the 12:35 a.m. Late Night show. Fallon moved up one hour to take over Leno’s “Tonight Show” ! ALL women can agree on one of two things: we either love a man who can make us laugh, or a man who has a soft spot for…

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Maria Sharapova Is Top Dog At The French Open

      Top Dog Maria Sharapova defeated Simone Halep, winning her second French Open and fifth Grand Slam! Sharapova won the tennis dogfight at the Roland Gorros final match; 6-4, 6-7, 6-4.         Sharapova caused a racket in the United States after she exhibited her talent on the tennis court and impressed all. As the fifth youngest female to hold the number one spot and the first Russian to claim the number one ranking in the world, she continues to show…

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Animal Advocate & Nashville Star Hayden Panettiere Expecting First Child!

      The bark of the town is that the animal advocate and Nashville star Hayden Panettiere and her boxer fiancé Wladimir Klitschko are expecting their first child. Congrats! The dream of being a mother has always been in Panettiere’s life script. She told Glamour in May 2013, “I’ve lived a very big life, and I don’t feel my age, and I feel like I was born to be a mother. Motherhood is the most beautiful, exciting thing, and there’s nothing that I feel…

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Nickelodeon’s Furtastic Big Time Rush Star, James Maslow Is Making Music for Dog’s Ears!

On Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush television show, James Maslow stars as  James Diamond – no relation to Baby Hope Diamond! He barks about his new puppy love, a one-year old Alaskan Klee Kai dog named Fox. The adorable pup was originally named for his foxy looks and cool-sounding name but James later realized it was doggy-destiny! “I named my older dog Falco, who passed away last year, after the video game, ‘Star Fox’ and Fox is one of the characters!” James dishes below about life with his new four-legged buddy…

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Hollywood’s Leading Ladies Before 10 A.M. and their Animals…

    The words and photographs were taken by celebrity photographer Veronique Vial in her  book, Women Before 10 a.m., captures Hollywood’s leading ladies and their pets lounging at home in the early morning hours.   Seen sleeping, snuggling, dressing, eating, bathing or just waking up are some of our favorite models, actors, artists and celebrities and, of course, their dogs – all before their 10a.m. workouts. To see, really see, a woman, before 10 a.m…. I’d like to adjust the mound of duvet before…

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The Playboy Barbi Twins Rescue Bunnies! Happy Easter!

    The Barbi twins were famous celebrity pin-up-cover girls of the 90′s, that had record breaking calendars, two sold out Playboys and popular branding and merchandise around the world, including their images on Russian stamps. They are now renowned animal activist correspondents and media spokeswomen. The Barbi Twins are the Animal Editors of the #1 green magazine, “Origin Magazine” and they interview numerous iconic celebrities, like their animal pals Bo Derek and Willie Nelson. The twins are also health authors of two best selling…

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