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October 31 2010

Halloween Costume Contest: A Howl of A Good Time, What they Wore

The Fabulista Miss Meowsky of Barker and Meowsky: A Paw Firm hosted another “A Howl of a Good Time,” October 31 at the Bridgeview Bank parking lot (1970 N. Halsted) at Armitage Avenue. An esteemed panel of judges reviewed best costumes for kids and for pets. Here are highlights of the pet contest, and the…

October 30 2010

Kids, Your Drawing of a Shelter Dog Might Be in the Movies

How would you like your kid’s name or a grandchild’s name to appear at the end of a movie? This is way cool….The American Humane Association is the organization which authorizes No Animals Were Harmed at the tail end of movies. Along with that designation at the end of the upcoming feature “Smitty” will be…

October 29 2010

Check The Trendy, The Chic Halloween Costumes for Pets

Here they are, Halloween costumes for pets. So, you’re the judge….What costume do you like the best?

October 29 2010

Halloween Pet Safety

Americans shell out over $3.5 on Halloween decorations treats and costumes, including costumes for pets. Costume contests for pets are common, and often raise money for charity. That’s all good. Unfortunately, the pets aren’t consulted. Just take out the costume, and most cats are under a bed or run in the other direction. To dress…

October 28 2010

Tricks & Treats: A Howl of a Good Time

The Fabulista Miss Meowsky of Barker and Meowsky: A Paw Firm will host A Howl of a Good Time, October 31, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bridgeview Bank parking lot (1970 N. Halsted) at Armitage Avenue. With the fabulous Miss Meowsky and last years Tricks & Treats: A Howl of a Good Time…

October 21 2010

What Happens When Three Dogs Go Into A Bar

Do these dogs have a proper ID – and does it matter how old they are in dog years to get into a bar?  

October 18 2010

Round III Another Facebook Fan Page Supporting Dog Fighting, Tear Down that Page

I am nothing, if not persistent….Yet another fan page supporting of the legalization of dog fighting has gone up on Facebook. Please do NOT check that you ‘like’ this post. Scroll down the bottom left where it says “REPORT PAGE.” And do that. And DO please cross post, and have your friends do the same. …

October 17 2010

Bowman's Have A Passion For Winning

Stan Bowman, he won a Stanley Cup….No big deal because his wife Sue wins at agility – and with Rottweiler’s. This video piece (and accompanying transcription) from CSN about Sue Bowman will be of interest to hockey fans, agility fans and Rottweiler fans.Sue also participates in rescuing Rotties, and is a member of the…

October 17 2010

Be Careful Where Your Dog Pees

I receive many neighbor to neighbor pet-related questions – but this is going too far. Way too far. According to a Chicago Sun-Times report, a Will County jury took four hours Friday, October 22 to convict Charles J. Clements of University Park, IL for shooting and killing his neighbor after seeing Joshua Funches dog urinate…

October 17 2010

If You're A Hound, You've Gotta Love Found

Found Chicago rescues, rehabilitates and re homes previously homeless dogs. You might not have heard about Found Chicago, because the shelter is fairly new on the scene. Tax is a 10-month old Pit Bull, Boston Terrier mix who demands play time, and fun – available at Found Chicago The Chicago Tribune’s Bill Mullen wrote a…

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