Blogs by Modern Pets

September 25, 2013 by Modern Pets

Following a major renovation and expansion project, the Art & Nature Center at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, MA, reopens to the public on Saturday, October 19th. The Art & Nature Center welcomes nearly 100k visitors per year and is unique for its focus on the connections between human creativity and the natural world. It's a favorite among family audiences for its heavy roster of educational

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September 25, 2013 by Modern Pets

ASPCA, Animal Advocates Appointed to Connecticut Task Force to Review the Sale of Animals Sold in Pet Shops

New task force will examine the origins of animals sold in state’s pet shops

NEW YORK—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that Debora M. Bresch, Esq., senior state director of ASPCA Government Relations for the Mid-Atlantic region, has been invited to join a bipartisan task force to examine the

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September 25, 2013 by Modern Pets

SAN FRANCISCO, September 2013 – P.L.A.Y. (Pet Lifestyle And You), creator of premium pet beds, toys and accessories, is excited to introduce the Wobble Ball Enrichment Toy for the holiday season. Featuring a uniquely-designed tear drop shape, the Wobble Ball is the latest addition to P.L.A.Y.’s award-winning collections.

Each Wobble Ball is made using tough and durable Polycarbonate and ABS thermoplastic.

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September 25, 2013 by Modern Pets

The True Tales of Police Dog JJ and His Two-Legged Partner

Meet one of the top K9s in the country.  Known to friends and family as JJ and by captured criminals as “that damned dog,” Jessie Jr. was an exceptionally talented bloodhound, baying like a sea lion that had swallowed a fog horn. JJ helped track down burglars, rapists, drug dealers, missing children, and murderers—

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September 24, 2013 by Modern Pets

Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast

 Free Feral Food Program & Feral Cat Trap Depot Program – Season 2, Episode 7

 

In this episode of the Animals’ Voice Pawdcast, the Ontario SPCA speaks with Monica Seto, Shelter Health Assistant

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September 23, 2013 by Modern Pets

Sleepypod Reinvents the Dog Safety Harness for All Passenger Safety

Sleepypod®, a Pasadena-based company recognized for reinventing pet products through innovative design, today introduces Clickit™ Utility. Evolutionary in design, Clickit Utility is the first dog safety harness to incorporate three-points of

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September 23, 2013 by Modern Pets

As host hotel for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania is already gearing up to cater to the canine clientele for the 2014 event. The World’s Most ‘Pup-ular’ Hotel will once again be offering over the top treatment and is expecting this year to be better than ever.

The 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show takes place on February 10th and

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September 20, 2013 by Modern Pets

(September 20, 2013) – Zuke’s is pleased to announce that as of today it has donated more than $175,000 to the Dog and Cat Cancer Fund (DCCFund), a non-profit organization dedicated to understanding, treating and preventing canine and feline cancer. The DCCFund was created by Zuke’s founder Patrick Meiering and his brother Chris in 2007 after their childhood dog and, more recently, Zuke, the namesake of

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September 17, 2013 by Modern Pets

ASPCA Announces Three Finalists for Community Engagement Award
In 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge

One of these three shelters will win $25K grant, still in running for $100K grand prize

NEW YORK—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

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September 13, 2013 by Modern Pets

Zuke’s newest line of treats, Skinny Bakes, are meat-free treats with a yummy yet low-calorie crunch.

Made with simple recipes that contains high-quality, all-natural ingredients like oatmeal, carrots, potatoes, blackstrap molasses, peanut butter and pumpkin, Skinny Bakes are ideal for dogs with common allergies, pups that need to lose a little weight or dogs that want to stay at a healthy weight. Skinny Bakes

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