This Friday is “Take Your Dog to Work Day”!

Here at we are fortunate enough to have our dogs at work with us every day, but for many dogs around the country, Friday, June 24th, is the day they get to head into the office with their pet parents. Take Your Dog to Work Day began in 1999 to celebrate the human-canine bond [...]

Bow Ties & Big Art for a Big Cause

Fetch a Cure

Richmond’s own FETCH a Cure will host the first annual Bow Tie Open Golf Tournament in partnership with the Car Pool Cares foundation on June 2nd, 2011 and the fourth annual Pets on Parade Benefit & Live Auction on June 3rd, 2011. Proceeds from the tournament and benefit go to support Companions in Crisis, FETCH [...]

Win FREE tickets to the Richmond Squirrel’s “Bark in the Park”

Pet parents know that dogs love squirrels! And what Richmond dog doesn’t love the RVA Flying Squirrels?! You and your pups can cheer on our Richmond’s Flying Squirrels next Wednesday, May 18th during “Bark in the Park” at the Diamond and is giving away two FREE pairs of Diamond Club tickets to a few [...] “Show Your Love” Contest

To celebrate their 3rd Anniversary, is hosting the Show Your Love contest.  Beginning February 1st, Show Your Love and share with the story of how you and your pet fell in love. You can submit your stories by email (, as a comment on this blog post, or on our Facebook page. The winner will receive a [...]

No Less of a Mother

Author Kat Hurst and her little one

By Kathryn (Kat) Hurst I can’t believe it has been a week. A week since my little girl has passed away. Tears fall on my laptop keys as I write. I can still smell evidence of her. I still feel the overheated warmth of her skin next to mine. There were no warning signs of her illness… [...]

It’s THE site for Richmond pet lovers, and pet parents of all types.

Pet Lover and Richmond mom offers advice on parenting humans and four-legged creatures.

The pet section on focuses on two of my favorite subjects – being a mom and being a pet lover. As a working mom of two adorable little girls and a pet owner/enthusiast, I was able to combine my two passions when I found Premier Pet Products 5 years ago. I’ve got to say [...]

The Richmond Pet Nanny!

I’m Carla Dryden and I think I have the best job, I am The Pet Nanny! I get to spend my time taking care of other peoples pets. It is the best feeling to walk in the door to visit a dog or cat and they are so happy to see you, even if you [...]

Comforting kids after pet’s loss helps Richmond parents, too

Shanna Sonnier, reader shared with us the story of her beloved dog Paco. “We adopted Paco from the SPCA 7 years ago, wanting to find our American bulldog a play mate. He immediately grabbed my heart. He had a great personality, very energetic and gave our bulldog some extra spunk as well. He was [...]