Today is Take Your Dog To Work Day. Begun in the U.S. in 1999, the annual event is intended to celebrate the man-canine bond, and encourage the adoption of stray dogs. But some employers, including some offices at AOL, go even further and invite dogs into the office every day in the belief that allowing... Read More »
When Bob Page walks through the warehouse of his North Carolina-based dinnerware company, he wears a fanny pack full of pet snacks. He hands them out to 20 or 30 dogs that come to work every day.
Replacements Ltd.'s founder has been doing this ritual since 1997, when Page first began allowing his 450... Read More »
When Gary Downie pushed the stroller of his seven-week-old baby through the streets of his neighborhood in the English town of Chester, he had to snake around an estimated 500 chunks of dog feces that dot the main road. "I am concerned about my children," the father of two told the Chester Leader. "There are... Read More »
When Allison Manderino graduated in 2008 with a degree in lab-based animal sciences and a specialization in biotechnology she was chock-full of hope. She had a college degree, in the sciences no less. She would be an in-demand property, riding through the recession on her stellar credentials. Read More »
How much could possibly go wrong hiring someone to walk your dog? The answer it seems is, plenty! That's why some New York City dog owners hire pooch private eye Brock Schwartz, reports the New York Post.
Either by trailing the dog-walkers on the streets of Manhattan or by installing doggy cams in apartments,... Read More »
Ah, I love the smell of wet dog in the morning!
Twenty-two years ago, at the age of 34, I decided to switch careers and become Renee, the dog and cat groomer. I founded Pet-i-Care, my own dog and cat grooming salon in Buffalo, N.Y. Read More »