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Do Cats Love their humans?

Those of us with feline babies know the answer to the question is “YES!”  However, we also know that the way our cats express their affection for us varies wildly among different cats and can even vary wildly from one …

Companion Animals: Property or Sentient Beings?

Animals in the United States are currently treated as personal property rather than sentient beings.  Although most states have anti-cruelty laws and some animal welfare regulations – and these vary widely by state – animals do not have anywhere near …

Art and Nature: The Perfect Pairing

Onpets took a stroll through Art Miami and Context, part of Art Basel Miami 2016, with a focus on animal related-art and fur baby attendees.  If you missed the 5-day arts extravaganza, don’t fret: We were on the scene and …

Breed-Specific Legislation: Pros and Cons

Many cities in the United States and around the world have legislation which prohibits residents within the jurisdiction from owning certain dog breeds.  The genesis of this type of legislation is the idea that prohibiting the presence of certain dog …

In Celebration of National Mutt Day!

Here are some quotes Onpets loves about our favorite canine – the venerable Mutt! Celebrate National Mutt Day by adopting or rescuing a mutt.  You will be adored like never before.

1.If you can’t decide between a Shepherd, a Setter …

Interview with Ginny Carr, Artist

  1. Tell us a bit about your background – what did you do before becoming an artist?

Ginny: Art was always what I wanted to do from the time I was 12.  I started with pencil drawings but was terrified of …

Peace and Paws Matches Dogs with People

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Once upon a time, two dog lovers met in a bar….is this the start of a great love story?  Yes! The start of a great love story between a couple who have devoted their lives “matching the world’s best dogs