A Stinky Situation
It’s really cold outside, but this Craiglist letter managed to warm our frigid hearts. Read More
And they say Jersey stinks Read More
If you’d like to spend the afterlife throwing slobbery tennis balls, New York State would love to make that happen for you.
A new state regulation introduced this month allows pet owners to have their cremated remains buried next to their beloved furry friends.
Following a two-year debate, the 117-year-old Hartsdale Pet Cemetery in Westchester Read More
A couple of weeks ago, in the doldrums of August, the Wall Street Journal revealed that there are people (Manhattanites, obviously) who are actually willing to pay money for their dogs to learn to use iPads. Well, the hard-nosed investigative reporters at Today.com have uncovered the rest of the story, complete with video.
"But you guys love cats"
The Daily Caller, the conservative website founded by Tucker Carlson, is calling out the first African-American President of the United States for not having any white dogs as pets.
“With the addition of Sunny, the Obamas now have two black Portuguese water dogs. The Obamas do not have any white dogs,” reporter Patrick Howley noted in a blog post last night about the latest canine addition to the First Family.
Well, here’s a new way to get your money’s worth out of that iPad. The Wall Street Journal reports that there’s now a “nascent but growing group touting the use of apps for pets.”
Cats seem to have inspired a proliferation of apps. Nate Murray, one half of the team behind “Games for Cats,” admitted, “I started off really early on thinking that it was ridiculous, but it ended up being something really meaningful for people,” admitted Mr. Murray. Friskies also has its own line of apps, and there’s even an animal shelter using the apps to draw out shyer cats, to socialize them before adoption.
A hungry, hungry hawk has been terrorizing an Upper West Side Chihuahua.
Actually, it might be a falcon–but either way, one UWS resident is totally freaked out. In a note sent to West Side Rag, Asli Bilgin (who is not an accredited ornithologist), said that her 22nd floor Upper West Side apartment–and her Read More
NYC’s spoiled pets are getting their own frozen yogurt truck in Central Park.
Yappy Treats, run by dog-lover Laura Diaz, will offer appetizing flavors, such as tuna, and will open this weekend at dog-hot-spots. The West 72nd Street dog park, Mariner’s Playground and at West 84th Street and Central Park West will all have them.
Nowadays, doggies searching for an act of youthful rebellion have more options than just pooping on the carpet.
Pooches can embrace their inner punk by getting “inked”–yep, that’s right–with a new doggie tattooing service offered by Upper East Side Celebrity Dog Groomer, Jorge Bendersky.
According to an email from Dana Humphrey, Bendersky’s P.R. rep, glitter Read More
It’s that time of year again, when stylish specimens flock to the Big Apple, perfectly poised and immaculately coiffed. And no, we’re not talking about Fashion Week.
Yesterday, the Transom stopped by the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, where our favorite Upper East Side duo, Tim Lehman and Snapshot, were making their Westminster debut. Read More