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Maryland’s SPCA Festival for Animals goes virtual to support pets in need of homes

Maryland’s SPCA Festival for Animals goes virtual to support pets in need of homes

Maryland’s Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ ‘Festival for the Animals’ kicks off tomorrow virtually. From September 9 to September 26, pet parents are encouraged to grab their pet for a ‘classic walkathon’ and help the SPCA unlock $65,000 in donations. Due to the pandemic, this year’s event will be virtual. “Take 3,000 steps a day—representing every pet adopted annually—by walking, running, or playing with your furry friend,” the Maryland SPCA states. “Every mile we complete together will unlock…

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Dogs come out to play at Dogstival 2020

Dogs come out to play at Dogstival 2020

Dogs and dog lovers came out to play at the New Forest, UK over the sunny weekend for the second annual ‘Dogstival’ weekend. The event took place from 5-6 September at Burley Park in the New Forest and saw thousands of dog lovers and dogs attend the festival. This year’s Dogstival was originally set to take place in May 2020, similar to last year’s but the coronavirus pandemic saw the date pushed back until this month. While Burley Park was…

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The 10 best cars for dog lovers: Autotrader

The 10 best cars for dog lovers: Autotrader

With the current pandemic, many people are opting to forego plane tickets and instead opt for adventurous road trips with their furry companions. But it’s important to know that not every vehicle is designed around your dog’s needs. Autotrader USA has made a list of the ten best cars for dog lovers with the idea of making the in-car experience, however long or short, as enjoyable for your pet as it is for you. The list, released in honor of…

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It’s National Dog Day today! Here’s 20 ways to celebrate!

It’s National Dog Day today! Here’s 20 ways to celebrate!

Today is National Dog Day, otherwise known as Dog Appreciation Day and International Dog Day! The holiday is celebrated around the world by dog lovers and their furry friends. According the official National Dog Day page, the day was founded in 2004 by Animal Welfare Advocate and Pet Lifestyle Expert, Colleen Paige. The day celebrates all breeds, mixed and pure and serves to help boost awareness to the public about the number of dogs that need to be rescued each…

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Uber Pet arrives in Hong Kong

Uber Pet arrives in Hong Kong

Hong Kong pet parents rejoice as Uber Pet is set to launch in Hong Kong to provide a safe and convenient option to travel around the city with pets. The new in-app option will be available to Hong Kongers starting from August 28. Hong Kong will be the second market in Asia Pacific to welcome Uber Pet on board, following its availability in the US,  Australia and New Zealand.  “From now on, whether you are taking your family dog for…

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Stray dog kept visiting dealership in Brazil, then gets hired

Stray dog kept visiting dealership in Brazil, then gets hired

Sometimes it takes a little patience to get the job you want. In this case, a stray dog who kept visiting a dealership in Brazil was adopted and then given a job as a ‘consultant’. The dog, named Tucson Prime after one of Hyundai’s car models, is now a worldwide social media star with over 150,000 followers and growing on Instagram. Tucson was first found by Emerson Mariano, the manager of the dealership located in Serra. According to The Gazette,…

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UK residents who quarantine upon returning from France warned not to walk their dogs for 14 days or face fines

UK residents who quarantine upon returning from France warned not to walk their dogs for 14 days or face fines

The UK government announced that those who are arriving in England from a number of countries including France and the Netherlands destinations from 4 am (GMT) Saturday 15 August will need to self-isolate for 2 weeks. France, the Netherlands, Monaco, Malta, Turks and Caicos Islands and Aruba removed from list of travel corridors for England following data showing a significant increase in COVID-19 risk, with passengers required to self-isolate when returning from these countries from 4am on Saturday 15 August….

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Los Angeles brewery to send adoptable dogs to deliver beer to your doorstep

Los Angeles brewery to send adoptable dogs to deliver beer to your doorstep

A Los Angeles-based brewery will be delivering beer around the neighborhood alongside adorable and adoptable pups later this month to celebrate National Dog Day. Golden Road Brewing will be kicking off National Dog Day, Wednesday, August 26, by delivering its newly released Hazy Pup IPA directly to your door alongside a furry and adoptable dog from its partners at adoption center Wags & Walks! For $50 customers receive two 6-packs of Hazy Pup IPA, a discount on a future Golden…

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10 supplies you need to pack for a road trip with your pet (Condé Nast Traveler)

10 supplies you need to pack for a road trip with your pet (Condé Nast Traveler)

Who says you need to fly anywhere to go on an adventure? With the current pandemic, more people are opting for staycations which makes it much easier for pets to come along for the ride. If you’re planning a road trip with your furry friend, Condé Nast Traveler put together a list of ten essential supplies to make your travels with your pet easier. The list includes the brands that Condé Nast recommended but similar options are also available elsewhere….

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UK pet owners reminded to seek advice on pet passports soon

UK pet owners reminded to seek advice on pet passports soon

The UK’s Brexit transition period is set to come to an end this year which means that from 1 January 2021 traveling with your pet from the UK to Europe will change. At the end of the Brexit transition period the UK will no longer be a part of the EU’s Pet Travel Scheme which allows for the free movement of cats, dogs and ferrets in the EU bloc without the need for quarantine. This week the UK government updated…

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