The Friendliest and Most Welcoming Workplaces for Dogs, the world’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers, has released its inaugural “Best Dog Friendly Offices” list. Among some of the Very Good Companies (at least as far as dogs are concerned) welcoming our four-legged companions into their offices are Nestle, Airbnb, Uber, Salesforce, and Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Just in time for […]

A Wellness Kitchen for Dogs: Petco’s Answer to Amazon and Chewy

The pet food industry is booming possibly more than ever before, with direct-to-consumer startups and big box stores alike capitalizing on what could be the hottest trend in the space right now: fresh, human-grade pet food. Petco is catching on with the opening of a brand new, state-of-the-art pet food kitchen at its flagship store […]

Wild One’s Debut of Healthier Dog Treats Reflects How Pet Startups Are Learning From Human Food Brands

“Sustainable” “Single ingredient.” “Ethically sourced.” These are all terms now often deployed to advertise grocery store products as more and more consumers become concerned with how their food is actually produced and processed. But typically, these are terms used to advertise food for humans. Increasingly, pet food companies are following suit in their production and […]

8 More Kinds of Dog Food Recalled for Potentially Toxic Vitamin D Levels

Go into Saturday’s National Puppy Day with caution: Hill’s Pet Nutrition announced its voluntarily recalling eight different kinds of canned dog food for potentially toxic levels of Vitamin D. (1/3) We are deeply sorry to announce that we are expanding our 1/31/19 canned dog food recall associated with elevated levels of vitamin D. To check […]

Humane Society Undercover Operation Leads DowDuPont to End Pesticide Testing on Beagles

Dow AgroSciences, a division of DowDuPont, will stop testing pesticides on beagles, according to The Humane Society of the United States. DowDuPont had been advocating to do away with this type of testing for years, but persisted as some countries still demanded certain tests that are, by many standards, unnecessary, not to mention cruel. An […]