Easy Rider, four-legged style

A dog rides on a motorcycle with two people

What amazing photography skills by Heather Trzuskowski, who miraculously captured this phenomenal shot while cruising along I-80 in Iowa at 70 mph. Thanks again for yet another great photograph Heather! It does make me wonder about the pet's safety while traveling in this standard Sherpa bag. … [Read more...]

1 in 5 drivers distracted by pets

Kurgo pet travel products

Cellphones and PDAs aren't the only things distracting drivers these days.  A poll released this week shows that nearly one in five respondents to an AAA/Kurgo survey admit to taking hands off the wheel to keep their dogs from climbing in front seat. An AAA press release states that 78 million … [Read more...]

The wonderful world of Vonderbitch accessories

VONDERBITCH pet products

When a pet accessories company's tag line is “accessories for beings,” you just know the offerings are going to be top notch. That is certainly the case with Vonderbitch, a Miami-based luxury line for "dogs, cats and the people who love them." The quality and craftsmanship oozes through the images … [Read more...]

Exchanging wedding vows with Fifi in tow

Dog in wedding

Now that wedding season is officially underway, expect to see more pets in wedding parties, whether the ceremony is local or a fabulous destination wedding in an exotic location. After all, who wouldn't want their furry friend with them on their special day? The trick is how to pull it off. … [Read more...]

Life is a beach for Macy and friends

Macy and other dogs on Florida beach

Now that summer is upon us, canines begrudgingly must share their beaches with more humans. Follow these tips to make the outing the most enjoyable for your pampered pet and other beach goers: Before you go First, find out if the beach you plan to visit is pet-friendly. It is becoming increasingly … [Read more...]

Healthy dog treats delivered

Bocce Bakery in New York

It’s all about convenience these days. In Los Angeles, Phydough, a food truck that offers organic, human grade (artisan when possible) treats recently hit the streets. In New York there is the Biscuit Bike, or the mobile vendor cart that Bocce’s Bakery in Manhattan plans to create to bring healthy … [Read more...]

Paws up to “The Privileged Pooch” book

The Privileged Pooch book

Whether you travel to or live in Southern California with your pampered pet, it behooves you to keep a copy of The Privileged Pooch: Luxury Travel with Your Pet in Southern California ($18, I Heart Travel Publishing) close by. Written by award-winning travel journalist Maggie Espinosa, a San … [Read more...]

Walk your dog in style

Weizhi dog chain holder

Now that the economy is on the upswing and you aren’t quite sure what to do with that huge tax refund, how about splurging on a new chain for Fido. If you really want to turn heads at the dog park, invest in a silver dog chain and silver fox and blue fox chain holder for a cool $30,000. No, that’s … [Read more...]