Pearl ♥ Petco

Pearl ♥ Petco {Guest Post by Kristy D} Two things happened: I met the loves of my life—Dan and his dogs—and I got a great job working for Tracie Hotchner, founder of the Dog Film Festival. When Dan and I first started dating, he adopted his third dog, an Australian-shepherd mix puppy named Pearl from […]

De-Stress with Cats at Meow Parlour

Dog Talk (04-18-2015) #417: The New York City Meow Parlour (and Macaron parlour) created by Christina Ha, who describes how people make reservations to de-stress around the cats and possibly to adopt; the cats at Meow Parlour live there until adopted and come from the all-volunteer group Kitty Kind, which Miriam Hibel explains is helped […]

Does “Grain Free” Dog Food Solve Health Problems?

Does “Grain Free” Dog Food Solve Health Problems? Recently I got an email from a radio listener complaining that their dog was “allergic to grain” and wanted my advice on whether a “grain free” dog food would solve their problems. I have found that “grain-free” is a distorted concept in pet food, even though some […]

A Spot’s Stew Thanksgiving with the Best Ingredients

As another Thanksgiving rolls around, I always think of wonderful experience I had when I was the PETCO spokesperson in 2010 for their natural foods section. They flew me down to San Diego and I had a chance to prepare my very own version of Halo Spot’s Stew for the cameras, encouraging dog and owners […]