Felines meet fashion on the catwalk for a unique adoption event

Posted by SusanStokes on September 24, 2016

Fashion Week in New York just got a little more interesting. Fashion icon, actress and cat lover, Katie Cassidy, partnered with Fresh Step to bring felines and fashion together on the catwalk to turn the cat lady stigma upside down at the Fresh Step Feline Fashion Lounge and Adoption Event. The runway show took place Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016.

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Meet Kitten Lady – a true crusader for neonatal kittens

Posted by SusanStokes on September 13, 2016

There is a woman in Washington, D.C. named Hannah Shaw who has made it her goal to change the world for neonatal kittens. Known as Kitten Lady, she has launched a nonprofit on behalf of kittens in need after her own nickname.

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This year National Pet Memorial Day, the second Sunday of September, falls on September 11. And so we give special remembrance to the 9/11 first responders for their bravery and heroism, including the fearless search and rescue dogs and their handlers.

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Petfinder launches 20th Anniversary Celebration

Posted by SusanStokes on August 30, 2016

Petfinder is celebrating their 20th Anniversary this year, and they are asking people across the country to join the celebration and its effort to donate $200,000 to the Petfinder Foundation, who will award grants to 20 shelter and rescue members!

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Pet ferrets need regular veterinary care

Posted by SusanStokes on July 23, 2016

Ferrets are very intelligent creatures and make great pets for the right family. With a lifespan of about six to nine years, a ferret can provide quite a bit of companionship and fun. A healthy ferret enjoys play time and is a fast learner. However, there are a few health concerns to look out for, and regular veterinary care is a must in order to detect disease in its early stages.

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Benefits of smart technology to monitor pets

Posted by SusanStokes on July 16, 2016

Family members lead very busy lives, and often pets are left at home alone under less than ideal circumstances. Pet parents can now call upon smart technology for the home to monitor their pets while away.

Sixth Annual New Jersey Week for the Animals kicks off

Posted by SusanStokes on July 15, 2016


Animal World USA is pleased to announce the 6th Annual New Jersey Week for the Animals will kick off Saturday, July 16, 2016 and run through Sunday, July 24, 2016. The exciting celebration will recognize the unique and life-changing role that animals play in the lives of citizens through all walks of life.

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Plant a tree to honor your pet for World Pet Memorial Day

Posted by SusanStokes on June 12, 2016


For those who want to honor their beloved pets who have crossed Rainbow Bridge, the folks at My Eternal Family Tree in Southern California are offering something very special. Lisa Brambilla, founder of My Eternal Family Tree and creator of BioUrn4Pets™ invites pet lovers to visit her website and enter their email and pet's name. In return, she will plant a tree in their pet's memory in recognition of World Pet Memorial Day, June 12, 2016.

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Enter the 2017 Walkin’ Wheels Pet Calendar Contest!

Posted by SusanStokes on June 8, 2016


Here’s a great new Calendar Contest for those of you with handicapped pets to participate in! HandicappedPets.com has announced its 2017 Walkin’ Wheels Calendar Contest! The online pet product company has opened the contest to all pets who get around with the help of a Walkin’ Wheels dog wheelchair. The contest is open for submissions now through July 31, 2016, and there is no entry fee.

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The weather was absolutely perfect for the Memorial Day Parade this year. People and pets lined the streets while folks marched by waving and even throwing candy to the smiling crowd. The event took place on Saturday, May 28, 2016, and attending the parade and the ceremonies that followed was a great way to start the Memorial Day weekend remembering our fallen heroes, both two-legged and four-legged.

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