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Pampered pets enjoy the suite life: 130-room resort opens for cats, dogs – PetsOnBoard.com

Pampered pets enjoy the suite life: 130-room resort opens for cats, dogs – PetsOnBoard.com

Soft music plays in the lobby as guests check in at the front desk. Chandeliers dangle from the ceilings of suites, where visitors lounge on memory-foam beds and watch cable on flat-screen TVs. Blueberry facials, Brazilian waxes and aromatherapy baths are among the treatments available in the gleaming spa.This new, 130-room Palm Beach County resort was designed to feel like the Breakers or the Four Seasons, with one key difference: It’s for cats and dogs….

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6 ways to make summer pet travel easy and enjoyable

6 ways to make summer pet travel easy and enjoyable

Memorial Day weekend is widely known as unoffiical start of summer, so many of you will be starting to plan summer vacations and might be br…  Memorial Day weekend is widely known as unoffiical start of summer, so many of you will be starting to plan summer vacations and might be bringing your pets along. Joining us Sunday morning on Good Morning Connecticut, Dana Humphrey, also known as “the pet Lady” shares some great tips when it comes to…

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Keep Pets Safe From Canine Flu | PetsOnBoard.com

Keep Pets Safe From Canine Flu | PetsOnBoard.com

Kennels can be hotbeds for the illness. The ‘Bad Blood’ Music Video Proves Taylor Swift’s Power of… Watch: This Real-Life Hoverboard Is Impossible to Believe J.K. Rowling Had the Best Response to Ireland Legalizing Gay… PromotedThe Spread of Canine Influenza Has Pet Parents ConcernedPetcoSponsored Links byAn outbreak of dog flu in Chicago, Illinois continues to plague pet owners there, and new cases have been reported in as many as 10 other states.Much like influenza in…

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Pet hospice helps owners say goodbye | PetsOnBoard.com

Pet hospice helps owners say goodbye | PetsOnBoard.com

When LaDawn Allen and Pat Stillwell got the news in October that their 11-year-old female malamute Sakari had bone cancer, they were devastated.But thanks to a new hospice program for pets, the Serra Mesa couple was able to buy a precious bit of extra time for their beloved dog, whose pain was eased with home treatments of acupuncture, reiki energy massage, anti-nausea pills and IV infusions. Sakari was euthanized under her favorite front-yard tree four…

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Pets are beloved, but can make you sick

Pets are beloved, but can make you sick

Last summer, a man in Colorado went through a sad ritual known to many pet owners. He had to have his pit bull terrier euthanized after the dog fell suddenly ill.Four days later, the man became very sick too, with a fever and bloody cough. But it would take health investigators many days to make the connection: The dying dog had passed a potentially lethal infection to his owner – and up to three other…

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The 10 Best Cities To Live In If You Have A Pet

The 10 Best Cities To Live In If You Have A Pet

If you have a dog, cat or other pet, then go West.Cities in the Western United States are friendlier to pets and thus better places for pet owners to rent homes and apartments, according to a recent survey from real estate site Trulia. Cities like San Francisco, Seattle and Portland have not only lower average fees for renters with pets, but also more landlords that allow pets and higher concentrations of pet stores and services,…

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Meet Earl, the new panda lamb at The Staten Island Zoo – TODAY.com

Meet Earl, the new panda lamb at The Staten Island Zoo – TODAY.com

The Staten Island Zoo recently posted a photo of Earl, a lovable lamb who looks astonishingly like a panda, on its official Facebook page. He’s since been fittingly dubbed a “panda lamb.”He’s also the newest addition to the zoo, born a few Saturdays ago on April 25, and according to the Facebook caption, he’s the “third and final panda… Err… Lamb of the season.”But there’s no actual panda in the picture. We just can’t help…

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Animal welfare group urges ‘Just One Day’ without pet euthanasia in Huntsville | AL.com

Animal welfare group urges ‘Just One Day’ without pet euthanasia in Huntsville | AL.com

An animal welfare group called No Kill Huntsville is urging Huntsville Animal Services to join the national “Just One Day” campaign.Animal shelters that take the Just One Day pledge agree not to destroy any healthy, treatable pets on June 11. Hundreds of shelters across the U.S. have already signed up, including several in Alabama.”The concept is simple: if shelters can save lives for this one day, they can do it for a week or a month…

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