Traveling With Your Dog this Summer? Adventure Girl and Nature’s Recipe Make it Easier

Adventure Girl Stefanie Michaels has been all over the world, but one thing she loves to do is travel with her dogs. After all, they make everything fun! Now, she has partnered with Nature’s Recipe pet food to make doggie travel a lot easier. Nature’s Recipe knows what pet owners worry about most — finding the right hotel and making sure the dog is fed … Continue reading Traveling With Your Dog this Summer? Adventure Girl and Nature’s Recipe Make it Easier

In the Business of Saving Lives: Mike Arms, President of Helen Woodward Animal Center

Article previously published on NBC Petside in 2012 Mike Arms, President of Helen Woodward Animal Center in San Diego, CA, is known to be the person responsible for most adoptions in the history of humankind. Through the programs he started such as the annual International Adopt-a-thon and Iams Home 4 the Holidays, he helped 8 million animals find loving homes. BEGINNINGS When Mike started out … Continue reading In the Business of Saving Lives: Mike Arms, President of Helen Woodward Animal Center

West Paw Design Makes Eco-Friendly Pet Products from Recycled Materials

Published on NBC Petside.com on June 21, 2013 Based in Bozeman, Montana, West Paw Design is the country’s longest running, eco-friendly pet products company. When companies were going overseas to manufacture products, Spencer Williams, President of West Paw Design, was determined to keep manufacturing in the USA. A fifth-generation Montanan and animal lover, Spencer also wanted to create products that are safe for the planet … Continue reading West Paw Design Makes Eco-Friendly Pet Products from Recycled Materials

Howling Woods Farm: Where Wolfdogs Get a Second Chance

A brown, burly dog came jogging toward me. His wolf-like face had amber colored eyes that sparkled in the sun. His heavy coat waved and his thick legs moved with grace. When he reached me, he sniffed and slowly plopped to the ground, exposing his long, soft belly to rub. Big, and surprisingly cuddly, Samson, a 7-year-old, 110-pound, wolfdog mix of wolf and Alaskan Malamute … Continue reading Howling Woods Farm: Where Wolfdogs Get a Second Chance

Kindness Ranch: American Sanctuary for Research Animals

Apes and bunnies are not the only animals used in research. A lot of pets and farm animals spend their time in disease research facilities and pet food companies across the country, most never even seeing daylight. Thankfully, a sanctuary started by Dr. David Groobman is changing the lives of some of these animals. Kindness Ranch, located on a 1,000 acre parcel in Hartville, Wyoming, … Continue reading Kindness Ranch: American Sanctuary for Research Animals

20 Tips for Traveling the Globe with Your Dog

It wasn’t until I read Sheron Long’s adorable book, Dog Trots Globe: To Paris & Provence, that I began to consider bringing my dog with me on my travels. Dog Trots Globe is a new travelogue by Sheron Long that recounts travel adventures through France with her Sheltie, Chula. After dozens of trips, Sheron and her husband decided to take their dog, who was nine years old at … Continue reading 20 Tips for Traveling the Globe with Your Dog