The Top 10 Coolest Animal Dads

Being a father is tough! You have to find a way to feed your offspring, protect them from predators and, along the way, teach them a lesson or two about life! So, Let’s take a moment to honor and thank all the fathers out there, on this FATHER’s DAY, who have dedicated their time and […]

Grief Holidays

World Pet Memorial Day

Most of us have experienced the heartache of losing a pet, sometimes to old age, sometimes to to disease or accident. Those pets that have gone to the Rainbow Bridge will always be remembered. Now we have a special day set aside to honor those memories – World Pet Memorial Day. It takes place on […]

Holidays Pet Safety

Halloween Pet Safety

Halloween is near, a time for children and adults too, to dress up in costumes (and sometimes their pets) and go out Trick or Treating. Sadly, veterinarians tell us that this time of year they see many more injured and mutilated animals. There are people out there who have no regard for living creatures. So […]


Calendar-Oct.,Nov.,Dec. 2012

Dates to Remember OCTOBER Adopt a Dog Month – by American Humane Association Adopt a Shelter Dog Month – by ASPCA National Animal Safety and Protection Month – by Emergency Animal Rescue Service National Pet Wellness Month 1st week of October – National Walk Your Dog Week 1st week of October – Animal Welfare Week […]


Pet Holidays-July/Aug./Sept/ 2012

JULY 2012: Wild About Wildlife Month Dog House Repairs Month July 4th – A fun day for us, but fireworks, noise, BBQs can be scary and hazardous to our pets. Watch them carefully. July 15th – National Pet Fire Safety Day July 31st – Mutts’ Day AUGUST 2012: August 1st – North Shore, the largest […]

Holidays Religion

Legends of the Easter Bunny

There are a number of legends surrounding the Easter Bunny and how it became part of the celebration of Easter. The origin of the Easter bunny is supposed to have begun in pre-Christian Germany in the 1300s. People there worshiped gods and goddesses, one of which was Eastre, goddess of spring and fertility. Celebrations were […]

Farm Animal Articles Holidays

Largest Hen’s Egg in the World

February 25 has been designated as the day to celebrate the hen that laid the largest egg. As of August 5, 2008, the world’s record for the largest egg laid by a hen took place in Cuba. The one year old Cuban hen named Titi belonged to the Martinez-Guerra family of Campo Florido, Cuba which […]

Take Your Dog To Work Day
General Dog Articles Holidays Your Health

Take Your Dog to Work Day

June 22nd is Take Your Dog to Work Day. This Pet Sitters International idea has taken hold, encouraging adoption of dogs from shelters and rescues. It’s an opportunity for everyone in the workplace to share their love of their furpals. Of course there may be some places that can’t accommodate dogs. But if your boss […]

Entertainment Holidays

World Dog Show

The World Dog Show 2012 is being held in Salzburg, Austria, May 18th, 19th, 20th. It has been held each year in a different country since 1971. Among the events judged are agility, obedience, junior handler, conformation. There are a number of other events as well. International championships are awarded at the World Dog Show. […]

Animal Welfare Holidays Holidays

Pet Holidays-March, April, May, June

Here’s a list of Pet Holidays for March, April, May, June. Celebrate with your pets and enjoy! MARCH Poison Prevention Month March 3rd – Iditarod Dog Sled Race March 5th-11th – National Pet Sitters Week March 8th-11th – Crufts – world’s largest dog show held in Birmingham, England March 18th-24th – National Poison Prevention Week […]