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DIY Craft - Pet Pocket

We asked the very talented Amy Bethune—she’s a quadruple threat: college chemistry professor, photographer, blogger, and maker of beautiful things—to share how to create her cute, handy little pet pouches that attach to a dog’s collar. Happily, she obliged. They store your key or card and a few extra bags so you’ll never be caught out unprepared. Take it away, Amy…more


Alone…in the middle of the Stanislaus National Forest in California. Nothing moved around me. Other than a few birdcalls, there was silence. The sun shone down...more

Something Borrowed, Something Chewed

“A dog is an important part of a couple’s relationship and they want to include them in the wedding just as they would include anybody else they really loved,” she says. Now a pro at the art of incorporating couples’ pets into their weddings, she can look back and laugh at some memorable experiences—a dog peeing on a wedding dress, for one—that have taught her it takes a lot of work to design a ceremony that ends happily for the couple, the wedding guests, and the dog.more

Acting Up

As the unconscious Valentin was pulled from the burning building and laid out on the sidewalk, Uggie quickly approached, sniffing all over his body, determinedly searching for signs of life—until the director yelled “Cut!” With the camera no longer rolling, Uggie bounced off for some well-deserved play time.more

Rescue Me

One-fifth of all dogs adopted from shelters are returned within a few months. Unfortunately, each “return” stands a reduced chance of getting adopted out again, and often becomes one of millions whose time simply runs out. According to the Humane Society of the United States, an unwanted shelter pet is euthanized about every eight seconds.more


The first image that materialized in my mind when I was asked to report on canine freestyle dancing was that of Bobby Hill, underachieving son on the King of...more

More Embarrassing Moments

• We participated in a Bring Your Dog to the Ballpark event at Shea Stadium for a NY Mets game. It was a fundraiser for the North Shore Animal League. My...more

Zen and the Art of Doggieness

About a year ago, I hurt my foot training for the Las Vegas marathon. A bummer, to be sure. After three months of doing nothing but consuming white...more

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