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September 25, 2014 by Modern Pets

A stand-out star on Saturday Night Live, Cecily Strong, is the latest celebrity to lend her support to Best Friends Animal Society and the campaign to end the killing of dogs and cats in our nation’s shelters.

From memorable characters to celebrity impersonations, Strong is a fan favorite on SNL and is returning for her third season on this venerable NBC show Saturday, September 27.  Next

September 17, 2014 by Modern Pets

California artist Mark Poulin debuts a brand new collection of sterling silver necklaces this Fall, just in time for the holiday season!  Known for his adorable animal charms for over a decade, his new charms feature his original drawings translated into sterling silver necklaces.  Each necklace is reversible with either another cute animal drawing or a witty or

September 17, 2014 by Modern Pets

Hyperbaric Veterinary Medicine ™ (hvm), a leading manufacturer of the first hyperbaric oxygen chamber specifically for small animals, today announced CE approval. The CE Mark allows hvm to begin global sales and installation of their hyperbaric chamber.

"The CE Mark approval is an important milestone for our company; it will enable us to

September 16, 2014 by Modern Pets

Yeowww!® Catnip, appropriately named due to the phenomenal reaction cats have to our catnip. Our toys are perfect for anyone who loves cats.

DuckyWorld closely works with private farmers to grow, manage and harvest the best organically grown catnip on the Earth. No chemicals or pesticides are

September 10, 2014 by Modern Pets


King Kong, Big Foot, Sauvageon, Munchkin, Séa, Peace, Snow and Sidibou — a new café in Montreal has some unlikely patrons.

Cat Café Montreal, located at 3435 St. Denis, is the first cat café officially registered in North America. Opening its doors on Saturday, August 30, it will offer coffee connoisseurs and cat enthusiasts a chance to enjoy

September 9, 2014 by Modern Pets
'Colour-Pop' Cat Collar Collection

Made from Italian, vegetable tanned leather chosen for its superior quality and low environmental impact. The leather has been processed without the use of harsh chemicals and has been pigmented using vegetable based dyes.

Adding to Cheshire & Wain’s current range of luxury collars, the new ‘Colour-Pop’ collar comes in a choice of six contemporary shades. The design is complete with solid brass hardware, contrasting

September 4, 2014 by Modern Pets


Proper nutrition is critical for your pets’ health and well being. Good nutrition, including an abundant supply of phyto nutrients derived from plants is the basis for preventative health care. Modern pets foods are formulated to supply the required amounts of fat, protein and key vitamins and minerals

September 3, 2014 by Modern Pets

Did you know the Ontario SPCA has a podcast series called the “Animals’ Voice Pawdcast” which is available on iTunes and SoundCloud?

Now in its third season, pawdcast host and former radio personality Kevin MacKenzie discusses various hot topics in Animal Welfare, anywhere from volunteering, the role of the Ontario SPCA Officer, ethical dog breeding and purchasing

September 1, 2014 by Modern Pets

Like most cat parents, cleaning the litter box is one of my least favorite chores. Don’t get me wrong, I do it diligently. Keeping the litter box clean is very important. Many inappropriate elimination problems are caused by a box that isn’t kept clean enough, at least, not from the cat’s point of view.

Since I work from home, I pretty much scoop as soon as Allegra or Ruby deposit something in one of our

August 19, 2014 by Modern Pets

Local business woman Lorien Clemens, director of marketing for Pet Hub, Inc. in the Seattle, Wash., area is the big winner in the annual Pet Industry Woman of the Year Award competition.

Clemens was named the 2014 Pet Industry Woman of the Year from a field of more than 50 nationwide candidates.



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