Archive for the ‘Dog News’ Category

How Owning a Dog Can Improve Your Life

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

If your social life could use a boost, ask your favorite four-footed friend for help.

Pet ownership benefits owners not only physically, but also socially and psychologically, according to a new study.If your social life could use a boost, ask your favorite four-footed friend for help.

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Top 5 Most (And Least) Expensive Cities To Have A Dog

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

How much is that doggie in the window? More than you might think. While the cost of dog food and toys can be squeezed into most people’s monthly budgets, the costs involved in dog-friendly housing, veterinarian bills and quality pet care can really add up, especially in big cities.

To find out where you’ll pay the most to have a dog, Redfin, Trupanion and Rover.com analyzed data on 116 major cities, and found…

The most expensive cities to have a dog are:

San Francisco, California
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Aurora, Colorado
Portland, Oregon
Chula Vista, California

For the rest of the article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/redfin/top-5-most–least-expensi_b_7274956.html

The least expensive cities to have a dog are:

Phoenix, Arizona
The Woodlands, Texas
Nashville, Tennessee
Detroit, Michigan
Fayetteville, North Carolina

For the rest of the article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/redfin/top-5-most–least-expensi_b_7274956.html

New York State Lawmaker pushes for dog-friendly dining

Friday, May 15th, 2015

English Mastiff Martha Stewart Washington accompanies her owner, Michael DiSanto just about everywhere.

“I take her to the park a lot, I take her on hikes and out for walks and if there are stores that allow pets in them, whether it be pet stores or what not, I take her as much as I can,” DiSanto told News 4.

If the State Assembly gives a thumbs up and the Governor signs off on a new piece of legislation, DiSanto will also be allowed to bring Martha to outdoor restaurants. Continued