Petside Digest: Top Dogs, Cool Gadgets Ear Mark Animal News This WeekPublished March 2, 2012
America's Top 10 Dog Breeds: Petside
We'll start this week's Petside Digest off by asking the question that everyone wants to know the answer to: who is America's most popular dog? Thanks to the American Kennel Club, we no longer have to wait to find out the answer for 2011!
Earlier this week, the AKC released its official breed statistics, which capture information regarding America's most popular dogs. Check out Petside's story for a complete recap of the list, and see if your pooch was one of the country's top dogs!
Do you own one of the dogs on the list? Share in a comment!
Odd Pet Names: Vet Street
This is not, to say the least, breaking news of any type, but we figured you might get a kick out of it! An article on Vet Street recounts some of what they deem to be the "most obnoxious pet names." Among the names that they deem obnoxious include, for cats, Chicken Nugget and Meatloaf.
Obnoxious, or cute? You decide! Visit Vet Street to see their full list of names and let us know whether you think they're cute or outright obnoxious!
Problem-solving Pet Gadgets: Mother Nature Network (via CNN)
Always wished there was a gadget to help fix a specific pet problem you may be having? Chances are, there could be!
Check out this CNN gallery that shares 13 of the coolest problem-solving pet gadgets on the market. They'll be sure to make you're life at least a little bit easier!
Author of "The Berenstain Bears" Dies: Petside
Earlier this week, news broke that, last Friday, Jan Berenstain, the co-author of the popular animal-infused children's series "The Berenstain Bears", had passed away at the age of 88. For decades, these bear-centric books were beloved by parents and children alike. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jan's family, and we give a hearty thanks for filling many lives with these lovable bears.
Adoptable Pet of the Week: Alice
Alice is a beautiful Domestic Shorthair mix who was rescued from the streets of Philadelphia. Despite her situation though, she is the sweetest, calmest cat you could ever meet! She's already neutered, housetrained, and up-to-date on all of her shots. If you can, give Alice a shot at a forever loving home!