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Service Dog Keeps Child Safe

Destiny’s story, along with 3 other families who use service dogs, can be seen in the PBS documentary, Through A Dog’s Eyes. The show airs Wednesday, April 21, at 8 p.m. Eastern. It’s narrated by Neil Patrick Harris and funded by Milk-Bone(R) brand. [...]

Check on Pets in Foreclosed Homes

Pets in foreclosed homes. [...]

Pet Fosters and Tax Deductions

By Michele C. Hollow for Pet News and Views

I know I am spending more time on my Parade Pets/Wildlife column. I just wrote a post about tax deductions for fosters. So, if you foster or know anyone who does, take [...]

Student Petitions Big Tobacco Company to Stop Animal Testing

By Michele C. Hollow of Pet News and Views

Animals don’t smoke, and neither should people.

 

Jordan Turner, a 19-year old student and animal protection advocate from Watertown, WI, is taking on Philip Morris, the tobacco giant, to ban animal testing. He started his Change.org petition days after the third largest tobacco company in the United States, [...]

The Olympics and Strays

By Michele C. Hollow of Pet News and Views

In just a few days people from all over the world will be watching the Olympic Games. The host city of Sochi in Russia is trying to put its best face forward in hopes of boosting tourism throughout the city and the country.

According to Andrew Rowan, CEO of [...]

Why do cats do the things they do?

Every once in a while Earl Gray, my cat, makes mad dashes around the house. It usually happens at night. We have three floors in our house, and he practically flies up and down the steps. I should just give him a cape, and call him Super Kitty. If you ever wondered why cats get the night crazes, why they rub up against you, and why they exhibit other somewhat strange behaviors, read on. [...]

Fun Animal Facts

Fun animal facts to share with your kids. Learn about cats, dogs, elephants, snakes, dinosaurs, chickens, bugs, sheep, and fish. [...]

No, It’s Not A Zebra

Makeup artist Rose Ordile, owner of Animals of A Different Color is shown with one of her creations. The animal is not a zebra. Read more about this animal and others at parade.com. Michele C. Hollow has a pet column at parade.com. [...]

Pet News and View’s Blogger Now Has Pet Column at Parade

Michele C. Hollow, who writes the blog Pet News and Views, is also writing a pet column at parade.com. Her Parade pet column will focus on celebrities working on behalf of animals, pet care, and the lighter side of pet news. Her blog, Pet News and Views, will continue to feature stories on animal advocacy and pet lifestyle. [...]

Ban Horse Tripping

Pet News and Views and Action for Animals are asking readers to write or call Nevada senators about banning horse tripping, the barbaric and cruel sport that injures horses. [...]