Take Your Dog To Work Day Pet Sitters International (PSI) has been celebrating “Take Your Dog to Work Day” since 1999. They created this special day so you could experience the joy of having your furry companion at the workplace. It also encourages employers to support adoptions from their local pet communities, rescue groups, and…

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When he entered Helen Fitzgeralds Grill and Pub, Marine Cpl. Justin McLoud had no idea that he would be going home with a new friend and companion that day. A wounded veteran of Afghanistan, McLoud had only dreamed of the possibility of a service dog. However, when activists Sue McNamara and Nick Hall learned more…

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It’s no secret that many pet owners love their furbabies like they are their own children, and social media outlets are flush with adorable photos of four-legged friends frockling in the snow or taking a cozy nap. Now pet owners can turn to a new platform designed specifically for pets called PawsNPost.com.   Set up…

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Puppies are giving a group of Missouri prisoners some new hope, and the puppies are getting a new chance at finding a loving home. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported, the pooches were rescued from the streets, many of which were living in dangerous conditions before the Puppies for Parole program. On March 19, inmates at…

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Pets are like family and Americans are spending money on them that way. According to the American Pet Products Association, based in Greenwich, Connecticut, Americans spent an all-time high of $55.7 billion on their furry friends last year. The largest sector of spending on pets went toward food at $21.6 billion, partially because many manufacturers…

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With spring right around the corner, pet owners in St. Louis are gearing up to spend more time outdoors with their four-legged friends. And since St. Louis is such a pet-friendly city, days and nights spent dining out on pet-friendly patios are finally on the horizon. Here are a few of the city’s best patios…

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Pup owners in the St. Louis area many have a new place to take their four-legged friends, as a dog park has been planned for Queeny Park in west St. Louis County. The St. Louis County Parks Department announced its plans at a meeting March 3. As of now, the park will be located on…

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Thousands of pooches and their human companions withstood the chilly temperatures for the 21st Annual Beggin’ Pet Parade February 23. Hosted by Bravo TV executive and St. Louis-native Andy Cohen, the parade featured a performance from Canadian group Barenaked Ladies, costume contests for dogs and, of course, plenty of treats. Four-legged friends donned hats, puppy-sized…

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The St. Louis Fire Department recently received an award for its valiant efforts to save a stranded pooch that fell into frigid waters January 12. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, named Rescue Squad 1C a winner of the “Compassionate Fire Department Award.” A doberman pinscher named Diablo was playing around the…

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