Factoid! Can You Guess How Many U.S. Homes Have Pets?

Factoid! Can You Guess How Many U.S. Homes Have Pets?

Category: NewsBite
According to the 2015-2016 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, 65% of U.S. households own a pet, which equates to 79.7 million homes. In 1988, the first year the survey was conducted, just 56% of U.S. households owned a pet. The pet industry in the US alone is expected to exceed $60.59 billion—yes, billion, dollars this year. 54.4 million US households have a dog. Cats are in second place with 42.9 million US households counting a cat among its members. more
Jobs with Dogs

Jobs Working with Dogs

Category: Inspire
1. Dog Trainer  more
Win a Celebrity Gift Bag!

Win a Celebrity Gift Bag!

Category: NewsBite
We have an extra special Facebook Friday Freebie coming up this Friday, November 28th! We'll be giving away one Celebrity Gift Bag, as given to Hilary Swank, Jane Lynch, David Arquette and Betty White at Fox's "Cause for Paws: an All-Star Dog Special!" (Be sure to tune in Thursday night to watch this special program celebrating rescue dogs. more

DIY Eat: Turkey & Sweet Potato Pie for Pups

Category: Nutrition
Cranberries, which contain vitamin C, manganese, and fiber, to help fight urinary tract infections. more
Plant-Based Diet

What you should know about vegetarian or vegan diets for dogs!

Category: Health
We’re all accustomed to seeing dog food made from chicken, beef, and even salmon and duck, but a new trend has been popping up amongst dog-lovers—vegetarian and even vegan diet for dogs. A recent study at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College found that 35 percent of pet owners are interested in a vegan diet for dogs However, the majority of these owners, 55 percent, stated they would need more evidence that a vegan diet is appropriate for their pets, as well as approval from their vets. more