Petside Digest: The Latest Pet News for This Week!Published September 9, 2011
Remembering 9/11: Petside
With the tenth anniversary of 9/11 right around the corner, it's only right to take a moment to remember the tragic events of that day and to remember all who were lost. Our regular blogger Jo Singer wrote her thoughts on 9/11 and the 10 years that have passed with a special call-out to our animal friends, who played a role in the search and rescue mission that ensued afterwards.
Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Named After 9/11 Victims: Associated Press
Did you know that more than 530 police officers work with bomb-sniffing dogs that were named in honor of 9/11 victims? These dogs play a huge role in counter-terrorism efforts, and as such they bear the name of those first responders on that dreadful day 10 years ago. This is a pretty neat story from AP, and definitely worth a read!
The Physics of a Falling Cat: The Atlantic
We all wonder; how is it that every time a cat seems to fall, they always land on their feet? Well, The Atlantic has you covered, unveiling a video dedicated to educating viewers on the physics of the falling cat. It is definitely interesting, and worth a watch or two!
Win $500 from Petside.com: Petside
Did you know that we're holding our first ever sweepstakes? We're giving those who enter the opportunity to win $500 to pamper their pet in anyway they wish! We thought you might enjoy that! Check it out, and give yourself chances to win!
Adoptable Pet of the Week: Penny
Penny is an adorable 10-week-old Chihuahua hailing from the New Jersey area! She is up to date on all of her routine shots, and ready for a happy home. If you can, give Penny a chance!