Don’t Forget Your Umbrella! “It’s Raining Cats and Dogs” !

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Sure, we’ve all heard the famous expression, but does anyone really know where this silly saying got its start? Wendy and the team have hit the books and have come up with a few possible answers to this cat and canine conundrum. From the interesting, to the silly, to the strange and even grotesque, the origins of this popular phrase will definitely make you feel glad that you … [Read more...]

Pet Travel! It’s A Ruff Life In Nantucket!

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Winter pet travel blues?  Everything is packed, work is left at home, and a week of leisure lies ahead. But there’s just one last stop: bringing your poor pooch to the kennel where he is caged up for the next seven days, while you roam freer than ever. Feeling guilty yet? Dragging your dog to the kennel by the leash, and suffering a sad goodbye look as you embark on a fun … [Read more...]

Ten Canine Etiquette Summer Travel Tips!

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Let's face it, our pets are more than just the little furry creatures that lay at our feet at night and bring us the Sunday paper. They are treasured family members who share our world, our hearts and now our travel accommodations. With this privilege, certain rules should apply, according to Gayle Martz, founder of Sherpa, which makes the "Gucci" of pet carriers. Ms. Martz … [Read more...]

Scrumptious Strawberries Are A Dog’s Delight!

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            Scrumptious Strawberries are a Dog's delight!     Summer is her eand it's time for puppy picnics! Of course when planning interspecies luncheon packing the perfect basket is easier said than done. While you and your four-legged friend can argue over the details there is one scrumptious snack … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]