Blogs by Modern Pets

October 1, 2014 by Modern Pets
NIH Bans the Use of Dogs from Random Source Class B Dealers

We're thrilled to share some good news for dog lovers. Thanks to the advocacy work of organizations like the Humane Society of the United States, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has banned the practice of funding research that uses randomly sourced dogs for animal testing. This is a huge win for animal rights, and we want to applaud the HSUS for their ongoing efforts in this cause. The president of the HSUS, Wayne Pacelle has shared the following on the victory:

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October 1, 2014 by Modern Pets
Puppy Bumpers, Inc. Announces Annual Holiday Line of Puppy Bumpers®

Puppy Bumpers, Inc., the only worldwide provider of stuffed safety collars, announced their Annual Holiday  Line of Puppy Bumpers®; padded collars that prevent dogs from getting out of fences.

“We’re delighted to offer our Holiday Line to add to our wide range of prints and sizes,” said Ann Price, Puppy

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September 29, 2014 by Modern Pets

Don't you wish you had one leash to walk all of your pets and did a variety of other things? The TooferMe(tm) leashes are multifunctional leads revolutionizing the world of pet owners and pet walkers.

TooferMe(tm) is a 10-foot, nylon leash with a snap hook on each side.

TooferMe(tm) can be used as a collar, harness, training collar, a splitter for multiple dogs, dog seat belt, hassle free tether, walk

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September 29, 2014 by Modern Pets

In early 2013, a group of 8 pet product manufacturers came together to create the Pet Industry Sustainability Coalition (PISC).  Less than 18 months later, PISC has grown to 95 member companies working together to catalyze major transformation in the industry by bringing proven partners, tools and enthusiasm to their steadily growing membership.

To help provide members with an easy to follow

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September 26, 2014 by Modern Pets

More than 11,000 dogs, cats and their owners converged at Milwaukee’s Henry Maier Festival Park, the site of the world’s largest music festival, on Saturday, September 20 to attend the first-ever, PetFest Festival. The free, one-day event spearheaded by Fromm Family Foods in partnership with Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. offered a variety of pet-focused activities and

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September 26, 2014 by Modern Pets

earthbath is proud to announce the release of new 2.5 gallon bottles of concentrated shampoos and conditioner intended for use by professional groomers. These new larger sizes provide groomers a economical way to ensure that their client’s pets will be treated to the finest all natural shampoos and conditioners the market has to offer.

“When these 2.5

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September 25, 2014 by Modern Pets

A stand-out star on Saturday Night Live, Cecily Strong, is the latest celebrity to lend her support to Best Friends Animal Society and the campaign to end the killing of dogs and cats in our nation’s shelters.

From memorable characters to celebrity impersonations, Strong is a fan favorite on SNL and is returning for her third season on this venerable NBC show

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September 17, 2014 by Modern Pets

One finalist will win $25K grant; all are still vying for $100K grand prize

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the three finalists in the running to win the $25,000 Community Engagement Award in the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge: Clay County Animal Care & Control in Green Cove

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September 17, 2014 by Modern Pets

Thirteen lovable, highly-trained dogs lead Oklahoma State University’s premier class of therapy dogs becoming the nation’s most comprehensive, full-time, university-wide pet therapy program. 

The pet therapy pack is called Pete’s Pet Posse, named after OSU’s iconic school mascot Pistol Pete.  Pete’s Pet Posse is an integral part of the university’s

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September 17, 2014 by Modern Pets

California artist Mark Poulin debuts a brand new collection of sterling silver necklaces this Fall, just in time for the holiday season!  Known for his adorable animal charms for over a decade, his new charms feature his original drawings translated into sterling silver necklaces.  Each necklace is reversible with either another cute animal drawing or a witty or heartfelt

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