Pet Loss: Grief Support & Pet Remembrance

by Mary Haight on October 5, 2015

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Loving another species, sharing your home and life with them is a special gift. It is, if we are properly tuned in, a many years long lesson in what it means to be human. Pets have a way of showing us our strengths and weaknesses. [click to continue…]


Smart Toys for Dogs: Into the Future – PupPod

by Mary Haight on September 28, 2015

PupPod Smart Toy for DogsThere’s a new smart toy in town, it’s not like anything you’ve seen, and may signal the end of dog toys as we know them! Bold statement, but what would you say to smart toys for dogs that were part of an expandable gaming platform, like the Xbox? That’s PupPod. [click to continue…]


Beagle Freedom Project: Research Animals Win!!

by Mary Haight on September 17, 2015

BeagleFreedomProject3Beagle Freedom Project hit a home run this Summer:

  1. Nevada and Connecticut passed the Beagle Freedom Bill giving facilities a right to release for adoption those animals who qualify when testing ends;
  2. an 11-State research animal rescue of historic proportion;
  3. an innovative new program leveraging the Freedom of Information Act and crowd-sourcing to gain release of more laboratory animals;
  4. the recent win by popular vote of $500,000 from Microsoft in their 10th global Upgrade Your World contest.

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Pet Safety: How Safe Are Pet Products?

August 12, 2015

I noticed a tweet to the FDA the other day, asking them to make sure pet products are safe before they’re sold in stores. Someone’s puppy had died. I wondered if the petitioner discovered there are no regulations requiring pet products be tested for safety before going to market. According to the Center for Pet […]

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Canine Arthritis: Prevention, Reversal, Cutting Edge Management

July 27, 2015

Canine arthritis can be a dog’s worst nightmare. Do you know what pain looks like in your dog? Can you describe it so your vet understands the situation? There are subtle signs you might be missing. Arthritis is often stealthy, sneaking up on you, little by little, until you notice your dog is having trouble […]

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Getting Naked for Money, on Kickstarter!

May 29, 2015

Who doesn’t love getting naked — even better when it’s for money! You may have heard that author Edie Jarolim has ventured into crowdfunding for her latest book project, Getting Naked for Money, on Kickstarter. Related Tags:

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Finding Lost Dogs: How To Find And Catch Your Lost Dog

February 16, 2015

If you’ve ever had a dog bolt out the front door and down the street, back out of a collar in fear and run, or wondered what you would do if you lost your dog, this is the podcast for you. Finding lost dogs takes a small army of community members who know many of […]

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