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  • Posted on Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

    Pets in the Super Bowl

    Super Bowl XLVI was yet another big year for animal ads: In addition to the Volkswagen commercial featured below, there was a speedy Skechers-wearing French bulldog, office chimpanzees pitching for careerbuilder.com, and a dog with a …read more »

  • Posted on Friday, February 10th, 2012

    Calculate Your Dog’s Age

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    Fact or Fiction: “Take your dog’s age and multiply it by seven in order to find out its age in dog years.” Fiction! Canine aging is actually much more rapid in the first two years of …read more »

  • Posted on Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

    Hartz – Pets in the White House

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    The presidential election may not be until November, but presidential politics are already in full-swing! We’ll spare you our political ranting for something a little bit more enjoyable: First Pets! The First Pets that have made …read more »

  • Posted on Monday, January 30th, 2012

    Does your Dog Need Rehab?

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    After surgery or a major injury, it’s common for individuals to seek rehabilitation and therapy to help them get back on their feet, so it’s only logical that these same services could be provided to pets …read more »

  • Posted on Friday, January 27th, 2012

    Hartz – Dogs with Jobs: The St. Bernard

    Hartz - Dogs with Jobs

    Beethoven isn’t the only St. Bernard with a job! Long before the handsome pooch starred on the silver screen, the St. Bernard earned its keep by saving lives in snowy weather. The Saint Bernard’s namesake comes …read more »

  • Posted on Friday, January 20th, 2012

    Michael Rosen – Start Off on the Right Paw

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    We’re happy to present our second guest blog post from Michael J Rosen, author of Kids’ Best Dog Book, and dubbed a “fidosopher” by The Washington Post.  This time he offers Tips for families, especially those …read more »

  • Posted on Thursday, January 19th, 2012

    Pets and your Kids

    Pets and your kids

    Kids and Pets are a great combination. Many adults fondly remember their first childhood pet, and it can set them up for a lifetime of animal companionship. Yet pets can also present certain dangers to children, …read more »