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Happy National Pet Day !  Two-thirds of us have at least one pet at home, according to the Dogs and cats are the most common, followed by fish, birds, rodents, reptiles, and horses. 97% of us think of their fur-babies as “part of the family.”  But we definitely get a little more creative NAMING them […]

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It’s National Walk Your Dog Day . . . so if you only do it once a year, today’s the day.  (???)  Seriously though, here’s why getting lazy and skipping those walks might be a bigger deal than you think. “The Washington Post” just did a big story about how skipping walks can “significantly affect your dog’s emotional and […]

As the Fourth of July approaches, veterinarians and dog experts are warning pet owners to be aware of the dangers of the holiday. Fireworks and large crowds can cause dogs to become stressed and anxious, leading to them running away. To keep your pet safe, pet owners should take precautions such as putting their pet […]

American Humane celebrates the oldest commemorative week in U.S. history, the 108th “Be Kind to Animals Week.” This week invites people of all ages to engage and help make the world a kinder place for animals. The CEO of American Humane said, “The commemorative week provides people with the opportunity to contemplate the bigger picture […]

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If you think things that are tiny are cute, get ready to go crazy! Pearl now wears the tiny little crown as officially the world’s shortest living dog. Pearl is a two year old chihuahua from Orlando, FL. Imagine a popsicle stick, not imagine it’s a dog. Yes, Pearl is shorter than a popsicle stick, […]

All are welcome! Pets, people, animal lovers and friends can all join Ramona and Liz at Humane Society of Charlotte’s fundraising walk and community festival. It’s Saturday, April 1 from 11am to 3pm at their Animal Resource Center. While rain is expected to start the monring, it’s forecasted to move out of area before noon. […]

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In a new poll, 51% of pet owners say they think they could sell merchandise of their pet to other people.  And 33% of pet owners have ALREADY designed their own pet “merch.” That may seem high . . . and delusional . . . but 36% of pet owners have set up dedicated social […]

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Cat owners say their cats have one of five personalities. The cat personalities and the percentage of cat owners who believe their cat has that personality. 60% say their cat is a “graffiti artist”, prone to scartching on everything 53% believe their cat is a “revenge seeker”, they hunt downtoys and hiss at the outside […]

Matt And Ramona: Off Air

In the latest episode of The Matt and Ramona Off Air Podcast, we discuss my daughter’s desire to get pet rats. Yes, you read that correctly. Pet Rats!! I have no idea why we gave into her power point presentation of why she should have pet rats. My wife and older daughter absolutely refuse to […]

Funny Tweets And Posts About Dogs And Cats Animals are incredibly entertaining. During the past couple of years, people had to learn to work from home with kids AND pets….and of course these events were taken to social media. Also entertaining were some tweets this week about our furry friends.  One person said, “I wish […]