Here on The Dish, we’ll keep an eye on the latest news in the pet food industry. We’ll have a mix of articles, statistics, news and fun facts from a variety of pet industry sources.
- Dogs Sent to Newtown to Comfort Grieving: In the wake of last week’s tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a team of specially trained dogs from the K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry at Lutheran Church Charities made their way to Newtown, Conn. The dogs offered comfort to grieving children and adults alike.
- Muzzled Husky Uses Car Horn to Rescue Trapped Dogs: A week went by as three dogs and two cats were stuck in a van, abandoned by their owners. A Husky named Kiki used the muzzle locked on the dog’s snout to sound the car horn until help finally arrived.
- Arne Svenson’s Photo Book Celebrates “Strays”: Arne Svenson, a beloved fine-art photographer, recently released a book of portraits. The abandoned cats fill the book’s pages striking poses in front of bright and playful patterns. A portion of the book’s proceeds will be donated to the organization Animalkind.
- Awkward Holiday Family Pet Photos: PawsNation takes on holiday pictures for their most recent roundup of “awkward family photos”. From a family donning plastic cones, to Santa posing with a beloved turkey, this is a collection sure to deliver some holiday cheer! You won’t want to miss it.