Pet Friendly News

Zillow and Rover's Top Emerging Dog-Friendly Cities for 2021

More than 60% of U.S. dog owners would consider moving to a home that better suits their dog's needs

More than 1 in 10 Americans say they moved in the past year, often driven by shifting family priorities or increased flexibility while working remotely. But one group flies under the radar: Pet parents making a move for their dogs' sake. Dogs are increasingly seen as part of their families, so it follows that they factor heavily into moving decisions -- and may even be the catalyst for some, especially as pet adoptions have boomed during the pandemic.

According to a new survey from Rover® and Zillow®, 24% of dog owners in the U.S. have moved...

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5/11/21

Purina Celebrates National Pet Month By Turning Pet Aisles Purple To Support Domestic Violence Survivors With Pets

Purina and the nonprofit RedRover expand Purple Leash Project efforts to help ensure 25 percent of domestic violence shelters are pet-friendly by 2025

This May, National Pet Month, Purina is proud to offer specially-marked packaging for several of its products in support of the Purple Leash Project, a national initiative founded by Purina and the nonprofit RedRover to provide more resources and support for domestic violence survivors with pets. Together with its Beggin', Tidy Cats, Purina Cat Chow and Beneful brands...

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5/3/21

Subaru Releases New Pet-Friendly Accessories

Your furry friend will love them. Subaru loves animals, perhaps more than any other automaker. The Japanese brand even brings adoptable puppies to its stand at auto shows. Wagon-like vehicles such as the 2022 Subaru Outback are perfect for traveling with pets because they offer tons of space to roam around. Subaru just announced a new line of pet accessories designed to make that area even more comfortable for a dog, cat, or another animal.

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5/2/21

Dog-Friendly Decor: How to Turn Any Room Into a Safe Space for Your BFF

Just as you like your own time alone and your own space to relax in, so does your dog. Our lives can be loud, hectic, and messy—and this can create a stressful environment for your dog. So giving them a quiet retreat space in your home goes a long way in making your hound happy.

When your dog needs to be alone, or you need to be alone from your dog, converting a space in your home into a dogs-only zone is a great idea and super easy to do.

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4/29/21

15 pet-friendly plants to freshen up your space inside and out

If you have pets, there may be danger lurking in your garden. More than 400 common plants, including lilies, tulips, oleander, and English ivy are toxic to cats and dogs when ingested or inhaled. While a variety of symptoms are associated with plant poisoning, gastrointestinal distress as well as neurological, cardiac, and respiratory problems are common, according to veterinarian Shermaine Wilson Cox of Royal Paws & Purrs Mobile Veterinary Services in Stone Mountain, Georgia. In the worst cases, toxic plant exposure can even result in death.

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4/23/21

Busch Beer Seeks a Top Dog for a $20,000 Salaried Role on the Busch Dog Brew Team

Last year, Busch released its first-ever product made not for fans, but for its fan's dogs: Busch Dog Brew. The alcohol-free, bone broth brew provides owners with the perfect opportunity to crack a cold one with their favorite canine companion, and the initial response from Busch lovers was overwhelming, with the first batch selling out in just 24-hours. This year, as Busch Dog Brew expands, it’s also looking to expand its Senior Leadership Team to include a four-legged member with a discerning palate — a Chief Tasting Officer (CTO).

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4/14/21

Best Cities for Dogs

If you could choose anywhere to live in the U.S., where would it be? And would your dog’s answer be different? We analyzed dog-friendly characteristics in the 100 largest cities in the U.S. to pinpoint the best cities for dogs.
No. 1: Henderson, Nevada
No. 2: Tampa, Florida
No. 3 (tie): Las Vegas, Nevada
No. 3 (tie): Portland, Oregon

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4/13/21

5 expert tips for designing a pet-friendly kitchen

With previous research discovering that thousands of households have taken on a four-legged friend during lockdown, it comes as no surprise that more of us are searching for ways to design a pet-friendly home.

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3/11/21

Pet therapy, playing a positive role in providing comfort during the pandemic

Back in early February, the Summerville Medical Center hosted a “Hugs and Kisses” event in light of the grueling year that many health care workers and patients have had in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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3/10/21

14 subscription boxes that will keep your pet happy all year long

During a long day in quarantine, those thuds outside our front doors were sometimes the only little thrill to be had. But how many of those packages were for your devoted pet, who almost certainly was curled up at your side the whole time?

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3/10/21

Survey shows “quarantine pet” changing the future of work

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Do you have a “quarantine pet?” According to a survey, the “quarantine pet” has evolved into a trend changing the future of work.

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3/9/21

Survey Reveals Pandemic Pet Owners Worried About Returning to the Workplace

71% of Gen Zers and 48% of millennials want to bring their pets with them when they return to the workplace; 1 in 2 employers planning to make that a reality

According to Banfield's new survey, 1 in 3 people – and nearly 1 in 2 Gen Zers – say they got a new pet during the pandemic. While quarantine has come with many challenges, it's only brought pets and their people closer together, with nearly 80% saying they were able to bond with their pet more during this time.

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3/4/21

Airbnb Reveals Top Pet-Friendly Stays Around The World

From an elegantly restored riad in Marrakesh to a treehouse in Tuscany, your next pet-friendly getaway has never looked better.

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2/28/21