August 22, 2020 4:53 PM
SCHAUMBURG, Illinois - With two tropical storms headed toward the Gulf of Mexico with the potential to intensify to hurricane strength, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is encouraging pet owners to develop disaster preparedness plans with their pets in…
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August 19, 2020 5:45 PM
It’s easy to think about "going green" in human terms. When it comes to helping take care of the earth and preserving it for future generations, you can probably list a dozen ways to make a difference right off the top of your head. Things like setting a recycling bin next to your trash can, using Energy Star appliances, and avoiding buying single-use plastic containers or bags are all ways that we can do our part.
August 12, 2020 4:30 PM
Your faithful friend's view of the world is different than yours, but maybe not in the way you imagine.
July 30, 2020 2:36 PM
VICTORIA, Texas - Bark in the Park is an annual event held by the Victoria Generals and Northside Ranch every baseball season. Usually, Dorothy O’Connor Pet Adoption Center attends and brings out some adoptable…
July 24, 2020 4:30 PM
Jennifer Stile was apprehensive when she found out that training classes for her puppy Josie would be moving online because of the pandemic.
July 13, 2020 7:30 PM
You probably have a huge to-do list before your new puppy comes home, but you can make one thing easier for yourself and buy a puppy starter kit.
June 22, 2020 12:30 PM
A study by Colorado State University found that women are less likely to swipe right, or say yes, to men if they're posing with a cat in a picture.
June 21, 2020 4:30 PM
Like so many other events this year, the 2020 World's Ugliest Dog Contest has been canceled.
June 16, 2020 12:00 PM
If you’re thinking about taking your furkid on a special road trip, but are somewhat anxious about the prospect...we’re here to help. Perhaps, you just don’t know where to begin. Deciding where to go, where to stay, and then getting there can seem a bit daunting -- especially if you’ve never road-tripped with your pet before.
June 11, 2020 2:30 PM
Only one thing makes heading out on a road trip better--bringing your beloved pet along! Of course, you’ll need a pet-friendly place to stay along the way. You could just book your same-old, tried-and-true places . . . or, you could make it a true adventure and try something new! Hotels are increasingly welcoming pet guests these days, and there are lots of options to choose from--some of which you may never have heard of!
June 11, 2020 2:15 PM
The pet industry is booming. It is expected that by 2020, overall pet industry sales will reach $99 billion. Humans are certainly in love with their pet as their wallets are telling the story! Much of their spending is related to traveling with their pets -- coming in after pet health & boarding spending. Pet parents are “springing” for travel - from pet travel gear to booking pet-friendly accommodations that will welcome their furry sidekicks.
June 10, 2020 12:30 PM
Hurricane season runs from June - November. And it seems that each year, the estimated number of named storms and severe hurricanes increases. We are fortunate in that with the advancement in current meteorological technology, severe weather is easier to predict. That means that we have more time to prepare. If you’re in an area that is hurricane-prone, you really should always be prepared -- having a plan in place for your whole family, including your pets.
May 26, 2020 5:29 PM
VICTORIA, Texas---During the COVID-19 Pandemic animal shelters have seen more interest in pet adoptions. It's the same story at the Dorothy O'Connor Pet Adoption Center. A man's…
May 18, 2020 12:30 PM
When times are “tough” -- and even when they’re not, it’s always nice when you can save a dime or two. While many of us are itching to get away with our pet, others may have to due to a move, family matter, or other obligation. Whatever the reason for travel, it doesn’t have to break the bank if you plan ahead and find the right accommodations for your budget.
May 12, 2020 3:30 PM
Animal shelters are beginning to see an increase in pets that have become homeless after their owners died during the coronavirus pandemic.
May 12, 2020 11:00 AM
Road trips are always better when your four-legged furkid comes along. Unfortunately, not all vehicles are as great for pooches as they are for people. We want your pet to be safe and comfortable on your adventures together, so we compiled a list of the features we think every dog-friendly vehicle ought to have.