Category Archives: News Articles

Serious Baby Action Happening at the Zoos!

If you’ve been keeping up with zoo news, then you know that there has been quite a bit of baby talk at a number of zoos across the United States recently.  If you’ve missed it, here are the details:

The famous panda twins at Zoo Atlanta are celebrating their first birthday!  Check out THIS ARTICLE to catch up on what has been going on with Mei Lun and Mei Huan over the past year.

The Oklahoma City Zoo has finally named their new baby rhinoceros.  He’s three weeks old now, and you’re going to love the name they chose!  Check it out HERE.

The Greenville Zoo is expecting a baby giraffe soon, and they want you to name it!  The zoo is accepting donations to support their giraffe exhibit, and in exchange, donors will have the opportunity to submit one male and one female name suggestion.  Visit Greenville Online to learn more.

Last but definitely not least in zoo baby news, you absolutely can not miss the story of the lemur who hopped into a baby carrier at the zoo.  Spoiler: Mothers everywhere will be relieved to learn that the sleeping baby did not even stir!  Read more about the lemur and the baby HERE.

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Celebrity Pets on Instagram!

More fun with pets in social media!

So many people have social media accounts for their pets.  It’s so much fun, if you have the time.  It’s also pretty entertaining when pets garner a larger following than that of their parents.  As it turns out, there are quite a few celebrities who also enjoy having their pets participate in social media.

Check out this article, Ten Fashion People’s Pets That Have Instagram Accounts You Should Really Be Following, from TheGloss.com.

It’s  a quick read and full of irresistible photos!

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Flea Facts!

Fleas are bothersome all year around, but this time of year, they are of special concern.  Check out this infographic to learn more about this itchy pest, courtesy of www.VetNetwork.com.

June 20th is National Take Your Dog to Work Day!

Today is Take Your Dog to Work Day!  If you’re fortunate enough to have an employer who is willing to let you and your pooch participate, definitely take advantage of such a fun occasion!

Before you do, though, be sure to keep your pup’s well-being in mind.  Check out this article, Puppies in the Workplacefrom Worms and Germs (a blog created to promote safe pet ownership).

After you do that, check out www.TakeYourDog.com to learn more about this exciting annual event!

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In the News: Massachusetts Law Passed to Protect Pets in Weather Disasters

As much as we would all like to believe that all pet owners and animal lovers act responsibly during severe weather, we still frequently hear of pets being forgotten during a disaster.

Check out this article, New Law Protects Pets in Case of Weather Disaster, to find out more about this exciting new Massachusetts state law that has been passed to protect our companion animals from being left behind.

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Fun Stats About Pets and Technology!

Check out this recent article from Time Magazine for results of a poll of pet parents regarding their use of technology on behalf of their pets!

Poll:  18% of Americans Have Skyped Their Pets 

(…and other fun facts!)

 

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