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Bunny's Blog: Petco Prepares New Pet Parents with Free Seminars in January

Bunny's Blog: Petco Prepares New Pet Parents with Free Seminars in January | Pet News | Scoop.it

With many families welcoming pets into their homes over the holidays, Petco is offering a number of educational seminarsin January to provide free advice that will help new parents care for a pet’s whole health including their physical, mental, social and emotional well-being.

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Bunny's Blog: Congratulations to Winners of 2012 Mutt-i-grees "America Adopts" PSA Contest

Bunny's Blog: Congratulations to Winners of 2012 Mutt-i-grees "America Adopts" PSA Contest | Pet News | Scoop.it

This year, schools participated in a nationwide animal life-saving competition by submitting public service announcements to the second annual Mutt-i-grees "America Adopts" PSA Contest. The Grand Prize went to Carrie Palmer Weber Middle School in Port Washington, NY.

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Bunny's Blog: Animal Friends' New Year's Eve Rescue Gives Pets a Second Chance at Life

Bunny's Blog: Animal Friends' New Year's Eve Rescue Gives Pets a Second Chance at Life | Pet News | Scoop.it

For the past 16 years, Animal Friends’ annual New Year’s Eve Rescue has been a Pittsburgh tradition and a last-chance lifeline for pets.

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Bunny's Blog: Pets Can Get Winter Blues Too

Bunny's Blog: Pets Can Get Winter Blues Too | Pet News | Scoop.it

“If your healthy dog or cat becomes lethargic or loses interest in everyday activities, they may be suffering from a simple lack of stimulation,” said Mary Lee Nitschke, an animal behaviorist whose research focuses on the animal-human bond.

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Bunny's Blog: Spring Natural’s “Fit with Fido” Campaign: 31 Days to a Healthier Lifestyle

Bunny's Blog: Spring Natural’s “Fit with Fido” Campaign: 31 Days to a Healthier Lifestyle | Pet News | Scoop.it

Throughout January, pet parents can look to the Spring Naturals Facebook page for motivation on getting healthy with their furry loved one. Each day, Spring Naturals will highlight a new fit tip focusing on one of four categories: fitness, nutrition, lifestyle or inspiration.

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At libraries, children find delight in reading to dogs

At libraries, children find delight in reading to dogs | Pet News | Scoop.it
Programs in which children read to dogs aim to calm struggling readers and excite those bored with books.
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Bunny's Blog: Pet Project for Pets Awarded Extraordinary Gift from Petco Foundation

Bunny's Blog: Pet Project for Pets Awarded Extraordinary Gift from Petco Foundation | Pet News | Scoop.it

The Pet Project for Pets recently announced that they were selected by the Petco Foundation to receive an “Extraordinary Gift “grant of $55,000. This grant is awarded to an organization for capital projects that exemplify the mission of the Petco Foundation to raise the quality of life for pets and people who love and need them.

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Bunny's Blog: We Wish You a Meow-y Christmas

Bunny's Blog: We Wish You a Meow-y Christmas | Pet News | Scoop.it

The Cook Cat Clan wishes you a Meow-y Christmas and a Happy Mew Year!

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Bunny's Blog: Top 10 Pet Names of 2012

Bunny's Blog: Top 10 Pet Names of 2012 | Pet News | Scoop.it

Banfield Pet Hospital and its internal research team, Banfield Applied Research & Knowledge (BARK), have released the top pet names of 2012, pulled from a database of nearly 2.5 million pets nationwide.

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Bunny's Blog: Iams Home 4 the Holidays Singing Pets Video

Bunny's Blog: Iams Home 4 the Holidays Singing Pets Video | Pet News | Scoop.it

Iams Home 4 the Holidays has partnered with the Talking Animals Channel on YouTube to create this video of a classic song performed by singing pets video solely for the Iams community. Every like, share and view means another meal donation for homeless pets, so please pass it on!

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Bunny's Blog: Angel Trees Help Homeless Pets at More than 50 Shelters

Bunny's Blog: Angel Trees Help Homeless Pets at More than 50 Shelters | Pet News | Scoop.it
Animal lovers can support pets in need at more than 50 local animal shelters across the U.S. this holiday season by donating to the Best Friends Pet Care Animal Angel Tree campaign
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Bunny's Blog: In Memoriam

Bunny's Blog: In Memoriam | Pet News | Scoop.it
My heart goes out to the community of Newtown, Connecticut and to those who have lost friends and family members in this senseless tragedy.
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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: How Were Animals Treated In 2012?

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: How Were Animals Treated In 2012? | Pet News | Scoop.it

If, as Mahatma Gandhi said, “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated,” how does Canada stack up?

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Bunny's Blog: VetDepot Encourages Pet Owners to Include Pets in New Year’s Resolutions

Bunny's Blog: VetDepot Encourages Pet Owners to Include Pets in New Year’s Resolutions | Pet News | Scoop.it

Many people are choosing to make resolutions for the New Year, and VetDepot is suggesting owners include their pets in their resolutions for a happier and healthier 2013.

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Animal Friends rescues pets on New Year’s Eve

Animal Friends rescues pets on New Year’s Eve | Pet News | Scoop.it

On Monday, December 31, Animal Friends’ staff and volunteer traveled to local shelters and animal control facilities to save pets that would otherwise not see 2013

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Bunny's Blog: Top 10 Posts of 2012

Bunny's Blog: Top 10 Posts of 2012 | Pet News | Scoop.it

Today marks the third anniversary of Bunny’s Blog. The blog originally began as an extension of Follow Friday with Bunny highlighting various friends and anipals that she followed on Twitter.

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Pet Points: Proper diet will keep pets healthy

Pet Points: Proper diet will keep pets healthy | Pet News | Scoop.it

Be honest and raise your hand if diet and exercise are on your list of New Year's resolutions. Many of us use this time of year to promise ourselves a better lifestyle for 2013. We might do the same for our pets.


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Bunny's Blog: Natural Balance Pet Foods to salute Military Dogs in upcoming Rose Parade Float

Bunny's Blog: Natural Balance Pet Foods to salute Military Dogs in upcoming Rose Parade Float | Pet News | Scoop.it

A floral replica of the United States Military Working Dog Teams National Monument, to be dedicated in late 2013 at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, is the focus of Natural Balance's upcoming Rose Parade float.

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Bunny's Blog: Cosmo Havanese Has Left the Building

Bunny's Blog: Cosmo Havanese Has Left the Building | Pet News | Scoop.it

I was saddened to learn today that another of my dear friends crossed the Rainbow Bridge right before the Christmas Eve. On December 24, his mom Diane posted the following: "Best. Dog. Ever. RIP Sweet Cosmo Havanese 9/10/2002 - 12/23/2012. After a four-month battle with cancer, Cosmo is free of pain and running with his pals again at the Rainbow Bridge."

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Bunny's Blog: APAW Offers Helpful Tips for Stress-free Holidays with Your Pets

Bunny's Blog: APAW Offers Helpful Tips for Stress-free Holidays with Your Pets | Pet News | Scoop.it

In the spirit of the season, the Advocacy for Pets and Affordable Wellness (APAW) has announced seven unconventional tips to help pet parents, as well as anyone hosting a pet visitor, enjoy the holidays while ensuring their pets are safe, healthy and happy.

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Bunny's Blog: End of the World Adoption Special

Bunny's Blog: End of the World Adoption Special | Pet News | Scoop.it

Seeking a friend for the end of the world? Animal Rescue League Shelter and Wildlife Center is hosting an End of the World Adoption Special!

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Bunny's Blog: Frugal Dougal Crosses the Rainbow Bridge

Bunny's Blog: Frugal Dougal Crosses the Rainbow Bridge | Pet News | Scoop.it

Today the anipal community has lost its true leader – Frugal Dougal. Dougal was a shining light for the anipals, helping us to come together and use our collective power to support animal charities throughout the world.

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Bunny's Blog: Kitties for Kids

Bunny's Blog: Kitties for Kids | Pet News | Scoop.it
Kitten Associates is a small, home-based cat rescue group located in Newtown, CT. Due to the recent tragedy in their town, they're opening their doors to residents of the community.
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