Blogs by Modern Pets

December 18, 2013 by Modern Pets

Love this sweet holiday video!

December 17, 2013 by Modern Pets

Jon Bernthal stars in new PSA for The Humane Society of the United States

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 17, 2013) – In the starring role in TNT’s new miniseries Mob City, Jon Bernthal's character often finds himself in morally ambiguous situations. But in real life, Bernthal knows that when it comes to animal abuse, the issue is black and white: animal cruelty is a

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December 12, 2013 by Modern Pets

Just in time for the busiest gift-giving season of the year, new ASPCA research finds pets given as gifts are just as likely to be loved and treasured

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today released findings from its latest research study, which busts a major myth about giving pets as gifts

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December 10, 2013 by Modern Pets

How Dogs Love Us: a Neuroscientist and his Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain
By Gregory Berns

How Dogs Love Us is a fascinating account of neuroscientist Gregory Berns’ and his shy, skinny adopted terrier mix Callie’s journey to glimpse the inner workings of the canine brain. With incredible dedication, Berns sets about the thought to be impossible task of training

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December 5, 2013 by Modern Pets

Pussy & Pooch Pethouse and Pawbar® (www.pussyandpooch.com), the ultimate pet lifestyle destination for pets and their people, today announced the opening of its fourth retail location with expansion into Beverly Hills. With the new 11,000 sq. ft. flagship experience location, the award-winning pet lifestyle retailer takes its dedication to pet health and wellness a

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December 5, 2013 by Modern Pets

Our dogs are very much part of the family that it doesn’t make sense to leave them at home when you travel. Fortunately, today you don’t have to. Instead join the millions of pet parents who are traveling with their fur babies.

A recent study by http://www.hanrob.com.au demonstrates that a staggering 80% of Australian pet parents would alter or cancel

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December 4, 2013 by Modern Pets

SFO and San Francisco SPCA Introduce the Wag Brigade

Partnership brings stress-relief therapy dogs to SFO

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF., December 3, 2013 – The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the launch of a new program, titled “Wag Brigade,” to bring trained dogs into the Airport terminals to make passenger travel more enjoyable. The San Francisco Society

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December 4, 2013 by Modern Pets

Pork Chomps are made from naturally flavorful baked pork skin rather than rawhide, has surprising health benefits.

ROCKVILLE, Ind., (Dec. 2, 2013) – Whether a dog has been naughty or nice this year, pet parents seeking the perfect holiday gifts for their four-legged friends need not look any further.

Pork Chomps chews, by Scott

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December 3, 2013 by Modern Pets

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Vetco, a veterinary clinic in Albuquerque, NM, is the first vet clinic in the United States to start actively accepting bitcoin for veterinary services. It is the only vet clinic in Albuquerque accepting the virtual currency and is one of a small handful of businesses in all of Albuquerque to accept the crypto-currency

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December 3, 2013 by Modern Pets

Milestone adoption by national non-profit proves success of pairing shelter pets with military veterans

LONG BEACH, N.Y., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pets for Patriots, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to saving lives at both ends of the leash by creating unique opportunities for members of the military

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