Outings and Activities

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Planning adventures and activities for your pet.
Fido needs an upgrade. The world's coolest dog houses feature much more than particle board walls and a simple slanted roof. Check out the top 10 woof-worthy houses that are pure puppy perfection! Furniture...
Finding things to do with your dog is important, and finding new things to do can take some extra time. Like kids, dogs become bored easily and can turn to undesirable behavior to relieve that boredom....
Every dog has his day, so what's more fun than a dog birthday party when it's your adorable pooch's turn? Whether you know the actual birth date or plan to celebrate in honor of the day your...
Your cat is a member of your family, and one way to show how much you love and appreciate her is to make her the star of the show. Throwing your cat a birthday party can be a fun annual tradition the whole...
Celebrity pets might have monogrammed carriers and only the best of toys, but the stars want the same thing you do from your animals -- to cuddle up next to a favorite pet for some unconditional love (and...
Every dog owner thinks that her dog is the cutest in the world, but come on -- have you ever seen anything as adorable as these precious pups? After seeing some of the cutest dog pictures out there, you...
Not too long ago, it was unheard of to bring your dog along with you to do a little shopping. These days, many national retailers allow your pooch to accompany you while you shop! The list of dog-friendly...
Your sweet pup is a member of the family, so naturally you want a way to showcase your love among the artwork in your home. Instead of just taking a portrait of Fido and framing it, try doing one of these...
Dogs are like children -- they enjoy being social and having their own play dates. Before deciding where to go with your pooch, Dr. Kari Foss, an Ohio veterinarian, recommends asking yourself a few questions...
Secure your spot on your loved one's refrigerator with pet-centered holiday cards, announcements and invitations!Instead of leaving your pets out in the cold, try out some of these hilarious ideas...
You see joyous, good-natured dogs all the time -- and all over the Internet. But sometimes you spot a dog that has a bone to pick with her owner and is not afraid to show it. Whether mad at their keeper...
Being a dog walker has its perks: You're surrounded by furry smiles and wagging tails each time you go to work. And sometimes, silly occur to break up your routine neighborhood strolls. As a dog lover,...
What is it about dressed-up dogs -- especially dogs in Christmas outfits -- that we find irresistible? Is it the way clothes make them look like tiny, furry people? Or maybe it's because, oftentimes,...
Ever imagine the kind of person your pet would be if it was magically transform into a human? Well Halloween is the time to match your pet's personality to the perfect costume. Use their quirks and...
You love your dog. You want your dog to be happy. But, are you willing to move to another city just to make his life better? Probably not. However, if you're going to be travelling with Fido or need to move and want to know where to go
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's SUPERDOG! Costumes aren't just for people. Pet owners love spreading the Halloween fun by dressing their four-legged friends up as superheroes, scary ghosts...
Let's brew up some fun with our pets this Halloween. Hop on your broomstick and fly off to these parades and contests. All Hallows' Eve holiday celebrations aren't enjoyed by just us humans....
One of the best parts of having a dog companion is playing with your furry friend. Dog play can take many forms, from tug-of-war to fetch. If you're looking for a new game that will stay fun and challenging...
No matter how much you love your feline friend, there is no denying that cleaning up after him isn't the most pleasant job. Cats have a reputation for being fastidious, but they can cause some pretty...
When you own or care for a dog, it is imperative that your pet gets enough daily exercise and socializing. For the past few years, more and more dog parks have been popping up in neighborhoods across the...
Pet lovers meet in the most surprising ways. These stories of love, and how pets can bring people together, will truly warm your heart: Dog PortraitDawn Maslar and her partner Ed Biggie of Davie,...
Have you ever dreamed of dressing your Saint Bernard up as a Sith? Does your hamster have his own Millennium Falcon? Or maybe your Jack Russell Terrier makes a knockout Obi-Wan Kenobi. Well, you're...
To many people, pets are another member of the family. As such, we like to treat them to a little luxury every now and then to show our appreciation for their loyalty and unconditional affection. Business...
'Tis the season for snapping pictures of your cats and dogs in silly elf attire, Santa Claus hats and jingle-bell collars! Colorful and over-the-top holiday costumes for pets are just too cute to resist,...
There's something about cat movies that make you smile! Do you have a kitty-loving family? Grab some snacks (like these options from 6 Fun Snacks for Kids) and settle in for some feline fun.What better...
If you have a few human kids at home (along with your fur babies), a night in with a dog film means looking for a G-rated experience. But if you're kid-free (even if it's only while the brood's...
Does your cat disapprove of your taste in music? There's a reason for that! Research shows that cats are more likely to be interested in cat music than human music, says Charles T. Snowdon, a Hilldale...
Time with our best buddies can seem all too fleeting -- one minute, he's a puppy and the next he's showing a little gray around the muzzle. But don't fret -- there's fun to be had in the...
There is nothing more enjoyable than watching dogs play, but if you only have one dog, or if your dogs are not compatible playmates, you may begin thinking about taking your dog to a local dog park. Or...
Why do cats have whiskers? Not many people realize the full purpose and functionality of these long hairs. Cat whiskers appear thicker than fur, and the larger follicles run much deeper into a cat's...
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