Category Archives: Renting With Pets

Pet Advisor’s Top 10 Doggy Holiday Stays… Don’t Look At The Price Tag!

‘Pet Advisor’  – a pet-friendly holiday website has released its’ annual top 10 list of dog holiday lodgings. I borrowed the link above from ‘The Christian Science Monitor’, which lists the article under the ‘Saving Money’ tag. I am not sure

Pet Advisor’s Top 10 Doggy Holiday Stays… Don’t Look At The Price Tag!

‘Pet Advisor’  – a pet-friendly holiday website has released its’ annual top 10 list of dog holiday lodgings. I borrowed the link above from ‘The Christian Science Monitor’, which lists the article under the ‘Saving Money’ tag. I am not sure

America’s Disappearing Dogs

The stats are in and the news is not good: after a generation of growth, America’s dog population is declining: ‘Americans had 2 million fewer dogs and 7.6 million fewer cats at the end of last year than at the

America’s Disappearing Dogs

The stats are in and the news is not good: after a generation of growth, America’s dog population is declining: ‘Americans had 2 million fewer dogs and 7.6 million fewer cats at the end of last year than at the

It’s Time We View Animal Hoarding As An Illness, Not A Misdemeanour

The tragic animal hoarding case in  Newark, Delaware highlights the dangers of animal hoarding: “When officers arrived and entered the home, they smelled a pungent odor of urine, which made it difficult to breath, emanating throughout the house and observed the

It’s Time We View Animal Hoarding As An Illness, Not A Misdemeanour

The tragic animal hoarding case in  Newark, Delaware highlights the dangers of animal hoarding: “When officers arrived and entered the home, they smelled a pungent odor of urine, which made it difficult to breath, emanating throughout the house and observed the

When Hard Times Hit, Pets Are The First Victims

I have seen this too many times: when communities fall on hard times, pets inevitably bear the brunt: ‘The recession stripped her home of a third of its value. Then health problems left her unable to work. Foreclosure is just

When Hard Times Hit, Pets Are The First Victims

I have seen this too many times: when communities fall on hard times, pets inevitably bear the brunt: ‘The recession stripped her home of a third of its value. Then health problems left her unable to work. Foreclosure is just

How To ‘Urban-Proof’ Your Dog

Justin Silver, then dog trainer from ‘Dogs In The City‘  makes a living resolving dog problems of upmarket city dwellers. Indeed, as we all know city living is a tough gig. It’s no different for our two legged tenants. As

How To ‘Urban-Proof’ Your Dog

Justin Silver, then dog trainer from ‘Dogs In The City‘  makes a living resolving dog problems of upmarket city dwellers. Indeed, as we all know city living is a tough gig. It’s no different for our two legged tenants. As

Join The Urban Dog Revolution

There is a quiet revolution taking over our cities. For decades many of us have complained about the difficulty of incorporating dogs into the urban living lifestyle. Well, this is all changing now: “These dog amenities are just the next

Join The Urban Dog Revolution

There is a quiet revolution taking over our cities. For decades many of us have complained about the difficulty of incorporating dogs into the urban living lifestyle. Well, this is all changing now: “These dog amenities are just the next

Pets In Retirement Centres Should Be A Right

I am encouraged by the news that more retirement centres are allowing seniors to move in with their pets: ‘As many as 40 percent of people ask about pets when calling A Place for Mom, the nation’s largest senior living

Pets In Retirement Centres Should Be A Right

I am encouraged by the news that more retirement centres are allowing seniors to move in with their pets: ‘As many as 40 percent of people ask about pets when calling A Place for Mom, the nation’s largest senior living

‘Rent-A-Dog’ A Solution For Our Times?

American college campuses are increasingly recognising the stress relieving benefits of dog therapy and utilising the therapy for their students: ‘Research shows that interaction with pets decreases the level of cortisol – or stress hormone – in people and increases

‘Rent-A-Dog’ A Solution For Our Times?

American college campuses are increasingly recognising the stress relieving benefits of dog therapy and utilising the therapy for their students: ‘Research shows that interaction with pets decreases the level of cortisol – or stress hormone – in people and increases

Creating A Dog Friendly Garden – A Veterinarian’s View

I am a Veterinarian, not a gardener. If you want advice on plant varieties – ask a gardener but if you want advise for your dog’s safety – I am your man: First and foremost – ensure the doors/gates are

Creating A Dog Friendly Garden – A Veterinarian’s View

I am a Veterinarian, not a gardener. If you want advice on plant varieties – ask a gardener but if you want advise for your dog’s safety – I am your man: First and foremost – ensure the doors/gates are

Could ‘Pet Bond’ Be The Solution To The Suffering Of Renters With Dogs?

Ask any renter with a dog and they will willingly tell you: Finding pet-friendly rental property is a nightmare! I can understand the landowners’ concerns that an irresponsible tenant with a dog could ruin their investment. The problem is – thousands of

Could ‘Pet Bond’ Be The Solution To The Suffering Of Renters With Dogs?

Ask any renter with a dog and they will willingly tell you: Finding pet-friendly rental property is a nightmare! I can understand the landowners’ concerns that an irresponsible tenant with a dog could ruin their investment. The problem is – thousands of