Archive for April, 2011

Keep Your Buddy Out of the Easter Basket

Keep Your Buddy Out of the Easter Basket

With all the Easter Egg hunts on tap for the weekend, Buddy just wants to remind all his human friends that chocolate is toxic to canines. Here are some holiday tips for dog owners: Keep Dogs Safe During Easter – Family News Story – WDIV Detroit www.clickondetroit.com Last year there were more than 1,100 calls [...]


Toy of the Week

Toy of the Week

Buddy loves to eat real carrots, but when it comes time to really challenge his jaws, he likes to chew on his Orbee Fruit and Veggie Toys. Though they look like they came fresh from the garden, they’re super tough. All styles feature holes for stashing treats too.


Isabella Rosellini: Movie Star, Guide Dog Trainer

Isabella Rosellini: Movie Star, Guide Dog Trainer

Buddy just learned that the great film actress has made an hour-long documentary on her other job: guide dog trainer. Called “Animals Distract Me,” the short film will be premiering on the Planet Green channel this Saturday


New York is Getting An Official State Dog

New York is Getting An Official State Dog

We would have proposed Buddy for this title, but we actually think it’s really cool that the sponsors of the legislation proposing that New York name “Rescued dogs” as the official state canine is really heart-warming (and tail-wagging). Move Over, State Fish, to Make Room for a State Dog cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com Two New York lawmakers thinks [...]


Le Poop, Inc.

Le Poop, Inc.

Only in France—a scientist is devising a system of collecting dog merde and converting it into fertilizer. The idea doesn’t stink, but the work does.


Hybrid Hounds

Hybrid Hounds

Puggles. Labradoodles. Mixing and matching favorite breeds is becoming a favorite among dog lovers. Personally, Buddy likes being a pure bred pooch because he thinks Jack-a-poo just sounds silly.


K-9 Salute

K-9 Salute

Ike, a dog serving in the Palm Springs Police Department, was shot in the line of duty this past weekend. Buddy found this article that salutes Ike and shares some insights into the lives of all the dogs that serve in K-9 units.


Headline Hound

Headline Hound

Buddy and his favorite chocolate brown Ultimate Luxury Memory Foam Pet Mat were featured in The Daily News this past Saturday. As the reporter mentions, the mat is the talk of the city dog runs! Of course, now Buddy is the bark of the dog runs too thanks to the big photo of him that leads the article.


Doggy Updo

Doggy Updo

Buddy’s discovering that plain fur is just so yesterday. Read up on the dog salon movement that’s going beyond the traditional poodle pouf to include Mohawks and more.


Sad Puppy

Sad Puppy

Good morning everyone. Hope you all had a great weekend. Very sad the Pup crawl was rained out and even more sad we weren’t able to hand out our pets mats to the winners of our little FB competition. We will just have to settle for listing the winners the free mats here.


Winners Announced Tomorrow

Winners Announced Tomorrow

Sorry for the delay. The winners of the MD Pet Mats will be announced tomorrow at the crawl.


Boldface Buddy

Boldface Buddy

Start your day tomorrow with a copy of The New York Daily News and you’ll see Buddy making news as part of a story on spring cleaning!


Pup Crawl

Pup Crawl

Can’t wait for the Pup Crawl tomorrow!


Commuting Canines

Commuting Canines

Here’s a fun tale about a Long Island hound that decided to board a train to New York City without an owner—or a ticket! Perhaps the dog was trying to come visit Buddy?


Buddy’s Toy of the Week

Buddy’s Toy of the Week

Buddy’s taking spring training seriously and is including in his work out regimen plenty of time to pump iron. OK, pump rubber. These Tough Dog Dumbells stand up to strong jaws as they work to strengthen neck and shoulder muscles.


Perps Helping Pups

Perps Helping Pups

Buddy found this story about prison inmates training rescue dogs to make them adoption-ready really great. Both inmates and canines benefit greatly.


A New Leash On Life

A New Leash On Life

Many of dogs participating in the Second Annual Brooklyn Bridge Pup Crawl this Saturday, April 16 will be sporting a very special leash.


Bug Off!

Bug Off!

With flea and tick season fast approaching, Buddy wanted to share some tips for applying repellents.


Small Dogs are the Biggest Players in upcoming Pup Crawl

Small Dogs are the Biggest Players in upcoming Pup Crawl

Small Dogs are the Biggest Players in upcoming Pup Crawl.


Lending a Helping Paw

Lending a Helping Paw

When Buddy heard that pet reporter and dogster.com founder Julia Szabo had a dog with severe arthritis, he asked the Microdry team to send her a pet mat. The timing was right—her Border Collie Sheba is resting comfortably on it after surgery.


Pet Mat on AOL’s Paw Nation

Pet Mat on AOL's Paw Nation

Check out this latest review on our Pet Mat on AOL’s Paw Nation. How good do I look?


Pup Culture

Pup Culture

Being a dog and an avid music fan, Buddy thought all of his fans should know this interesting bit of trivia about the band Three Dog Night.


500 Dogs to Storm the Brooklyn Bridge!

500 Dogs to Storm the Brooklyn Bridge!

It’s all part of the Second Annual Brooklyn Bridge “Pup Crawl,” a parade event organized by a group of New York City dog lovers to raise funds to support animal shelters and rescues across the country. The event starts in City Hall Park on Saturday, April 16 at 5:30.


National Pet Day!

National Pet Day!

Buddy is hoping everyone is enjoying today’s National Pet Day!