Like everything else in 2020, fall will be different this year because of COVID-19. Many of the activities that we look forward to and associate with the season — attending a high school football game or heading to a harvest festival — might now be canceled. Fortunately, there are plenty of activities we can continue to enjoy with our dogs while staying physically distanced from other people.
Here are five COVID-19-friendly activities to do with your dog this fall:
Pet Food Titans Mars, Purina, and Hill’s Face Claims From Dog and Cat Owners For Fraud and False Advertising
A class action suit against sellers of prescription pet food (including Mars, Hill’s, Purina, two veterinary hospital networks, and retailer Petsmart) that was filed by six California dog and cat owners in 2016 was revived by a federal court last week, overturning a district court ruling. The claims are based on California consumer protection laws.
On Sunday, I celebrated my birthday, the day of days, with my best friends and family. Anyone who is anyone was at my party. It was the event of the COVID-19 season. My actual birthday is July 13. I can’t believe that I am six-years-old. So many birds executed, yet so many birds still at large. I slaughtered one of Grandma’s little humming birdies a few days ago. Delicious. Where was I?
Head Blogger Nellie (“Essentially Nellie, Confessions of a Labrador”) has updated her blog with a video. She would also like to announce that she has lost another pound since her last blog post. She’s down a total of almost five pounds, and has five more to go until she reaches her bird-murdering/ideal weight. Nellie’s Vlog […]
Postscript: Following our publication of an earlier story about The Farmer’s Dog, a new kind of subscription dog food service, we heard from three veterinarians who say that they would not feed The Farmer’s Dog to their own dogs or recommend the food to clients. Asked about a sample recipe from The Farmer’s Dog for […]
In an industry swirling with recalls and warnings, one dog food company seems to have found a way to distinguish itself. NEW YORK—Recent headlines linking certain types of dog foods to canine heart disease and other illnesses have made owners more attentive to and wary of what they feed their dogs. The result has been […]