Click here to learn more.
Caroline Golon, the human behind popular humor blog Romeo the Cat, will share the stories of pet owners who have gone the extra mile for their pets in this series, The Things We Do for Love. And sometimes, the extra mile is only the beginning!
Jessica Stern of Cleveland, Ohio, dotes on her two rescue dogs: 11-year-old Miniature Dachshund Gracie and 8-year-old Boxer Dubs. And what better way to show her love than to celebrate their birthdays in style? Stern started throwing parties for Dubs four years ago … and the bashes keep getting bigger.
The first party Stern had for Dubs’ April birthday was low-key. She invited a couple of friends to a dog park, baked a cake for the dogs and let them run around together.
The party was so much fun that Stern decided to plan another one the following year. This time she invited her coworkers from her job at Embrace Pet Insurance. When company president Laura Bennett learned about the party, she suggested Stern have it at the company's offices.
Stern agreed and began planning the event. She soon learned that her coworker Michael Lambert had a dog whose birthday was close to Dubs’. The two colleagues decided to have a joint party, complete with cake, candles and gifts for Dubs and Lambert’s Airedale, Finnegan. The party was such a hit that Stern vowed to make it an annual tradition.
Like this article? Have a point of view to share? Let us know!
Thank you for subscribing to Petwire. Look for the latest newsletter each Wednesday.
The Oklahoma City Zoo is hand-rearing a
baby western lowland gorilla who wasn't
being cared for by her mother.
In honor of National Take Your Cat to the
Vet Day today, "Vetstreet Laboratories"
and Dr. Andy Roark…
Dr. Patty Khuly reveals why dogs have a
penchant for sniffing poop, dead animals
and other disgusting aromas.
Dr. Laurie Hess shows off all the fun
activities offered for birds, ferrets, snakes,
hedgehogs and even a pot-bellied…
Dr. Tina Wismer describes mushrooms
that are toxic to pets, and how to tell if
your animal has ingested any.
The hardy Icelandic Sheepdog has the
typical prick ears, curled tail and fondness
for barking of his Spitz relatives.
If the video doesn't start playing momentarily,
please install the latest version of Flash.
Thank you for subscribing.