Sun, Dec 12 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 6
Zootoo's top picks for Favorite Furry Friend. Here at Zootoo, we celebrate those pets and other animals who achieved amazing feats, worked tirelessly to rescue humans, and touched our hearts with their inspiring stories. 1. … more ›
Fri, Dec 3 | By Amy Lieberman | 6
Advocacy group highlights pet adoption on Facebook. Shelter pets received thousands of shout-outs on Facebook and Twitter on Nov. 30, as the Shelter Pet Project encouraged its present followers and potential new ones to use their Interne… more ›
Mon, Oct 18 | By Amy Lieberman | 14
The second annual “Meet the Breeds,” co-hosted by the American Kennel Club and the Cat Fanciers’ Association, brought out tens of thousands of spectators to the two-day packed showcase and educational event in New York City on October 16 and 17… more ›
Sat, Oct 2 | By Kris O'Donnell | 10
A new board game spotlights pet adoption in a fun, innovative way. Meatball the dog and Spaghetti the cat are strays who are desperately trying to find their forever homes. In the meantime, they’re hoping some kind people will take them in a… more ›
Tue, Sep 28 | By Margo Ann Sullivan | 6
Rescued dogs strut on the runway to benefit shelters.
NEWPORT, R.I. ─ His is not the typical rags to riches story. But earlier this month Jiggs, a Tibetan Terrier mix, made it to “the avenue,” as Newport’s high society observers say.
Wed, Sep 22 | By Rachel Rossitto | 10
They took on treadmills, now the musicians are taking on stray canines in “White Knuckles.” OK Go is never boring when it comes to music videos. Remember their last viral hits? Who could forget the band sliding around on treadmills i… more ›
Thu, Sep 16 | By Flinn Dershem | 8
Is your dog the ultimate wingman? New York, New York is a city brimming over with single people—and it is also a city that loves its dogs. If you’ve ever witnessed a “dog pick-up” you can skip the next paragraph. But if you haven’t, h… more ›
Wed, Sep 1 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 5
Zootoo salutes our nation’s First Friends. Being the leader of the free world isn’t always an easy job. So it’s not surprising that many of our nation’s presidents have chosen to keep a furry companion in the White House for some uncond… more ›
Wed, Aug 25 | By Katie Leavitt | 12
Originally published August 2010 at Tonic.
Never underestimate the power of a strong doggie paddle!
Every summer hoards of beach-goers swarm the Italian coasts, and each year, the Italian Coast Guard estimates they rescue 3,000 people.
Tue, Aug 24 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 5
Thursday, August 26 marks the 7th annual celebration. Pet parents honor and spoil their dogs every day, but pet lifestyle expert and author Colleen Paige feels that our canine friends need a day dedicated to honoring dogs’ companionship and s… more ›
Wed, Aug 18 | By Marc Hertz | 11
Story originally published on Tonic. A dog named Faith inspires others simply by being able to walk with just her two hind legs. There are some things you have to see to believe, and Faith is one of those. She's a labrador-chow mix born w… more ›
Thu, Aug 5 | By Emily Sklar | 16
Final voting is underway for the VPI-sponsored competition, recognizing the oddest insurance claims — and spotlighting responsible pet ownership. Lovers of pet competitions and professional oddsmakers, mark your calendars! On August 16… more ›
Sat, Jul 31 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 7
More than 1,000 dogs and cats—including some of the country’s rarest breeds—will take over Manhattan at the second annual Meet the Breeds. This October, New York City will be raining cats and dogs, as over 1,000 animals converge fo… more ›
Mon, Jul 26 | By Amy Lieberman | 10
The age-old battle between cats and dogs has received a modern, high-tech twist in the upcoming family film, “Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore,” in which felines and canines unite to try to stop one reckless cat from wreaking havoc and … more ›
Wed, Jul 21 | By Amy Lieberman | 6
The Third Annual American Pet Products Association Poetry Contest is reaching out to young poets for submissions about the joys of pet ownership. Summer vacation is still in full swing, but the American Pet Products Association (APPA) ha… more ›
We’ve all grown accustomed to the many fundraisers and charitable events that the pet industry produces for homeless pets. From pet food companies… more ›