|Cats and Dogs in 3D|
Mark your calendar for July 30 - that's the date for the
premiere of a mutt-see movie, "Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore."
Yes, cats and dogs team up to take on one bad feline named Kitty Galore. Learn
more about his movie from award-winning composer Christopher Lennertz
, who masterfully captures the mood with his
music for this movie, Marmaduke and more. He chats with Arden on her Oh Behave
Show on Pet Life Radio
- Episode #112. Christopher's source of inspiration? His Dalmatian named Miles
Davis and cool cat named Loca.
|Martha Stewart has
long reigned as a top dog in home décor, cooking and crafts. A lifelong pet
lover, she happily unveils a new line of more than 100 signature pet products
now available in Petsmart stores. We're talking more than 50 toys plus grooming
items, comfy beds and more. She is happy to give away a very stylish light
blue, bone-handle treat jar with a food scoop to the 5th person to
It features an air-tight seal and plenty of room inside to stash some
And speaking of pet travel, do it in style and safety with a
SturdiBag. Amy Heimann of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, won a SturdiBag by correctly knowing
that Arden's famous rescue cat, Zeki was originally named Edwina. Heimann
wrote, "We're getting ready for hurricane season, and need one good carrier!"
Learn more by visiting www.petcarrier.com.
|Walk This Way, Doggy!|
Nasty weather, grass allergies and injuries can wreck havoc
on a dog's paws. Here's a year-round solution: Bark 'n Boots Grip Trex - the all-condition, all-terrain,
all-season dog boots from Ruffwear.
Arden tested a bunch of dog boots and this one scored the highest among the
team of canine testers. Win a pair sized for your dog by being the fifth to
Learn more by visiting www.ruffwear.com.
|Fido Friendly Magazine
Maura Warnecke correctly
answered that the motto for Fido
Friendly's magazine is "leave no dog behind." She wins a year's
subscription to this magazine that provides tips and insights into canine
travel, health, lifestyle, nutrition and much more. Check it out by visiting www.fidofriendly.com. Don't travel with
your dog without your copy!
|Fala is Correct!|
Lori Shaner knows
her presidential pet history! For naming Fala as the famous Scottish terrier
beloved by Franklin D. Roosevelt,
she wins a copy of the new pictorial book, First
Pet, published by the Associated Press. AP's Chuck Zoeller discussed presidential pets on Arden's Oh Behave Show
on Pet Life Radio - Episode #110. Congrats, Lori! Learn
more about presidential pets by visiting www.presidentialpetmuseum.com.
| Time for Cat
Meet Allia Zobel
, a talented author for all
ages and all pets. She has written more than 150 books with 2.5 million books
in print - wow! Her latest: Cat
Confessions: A 'Kitty-Come-Clean' Tell All Book
." Okay, all you feline
fans, win a copy of this book about our far-from purr-fect cats, by being the
second to email Arden
with the name of the state where
resides. Time to Google or Bing!
|Do You Have the Write
Writers Club, Sacramento branch
as its guest speaker last month.
Arden spoke about "Surviving and Thriving as a Pet Author in this Crazy Social
Media World" and shared eight great tips to being a successful author. She also
signed books at the Barnes & Noble store in nearby Citrus Heights. If you
love to write, please check out: www.sacramento-writers.org
. Paws up to CWC-Sacramento president Margie
|Let Arden 'edu-tain' you!|
for a professional speaker, MC or workshop leader for your next event - one
guaranteed to "edu-tain" your audience? Arden
is America's Pet
Edu-Tainer™ She informs and delights audiences all over North America. Click HERE
to learn more.
what you see? Email Arden
about creating an email marketing and social media campaign for your business
or non-profit group!
app on iTunes, take a photo of your
dog, shake your phone and watch your Dog's Thoughts
Time to Embrace Mutt Power!
come in all sizes, shapes and temperaments, from itty-bitty teacup Chihuahuas
to mountain-sized Great Danes. In fact, the American Kennel Club
recognizes more than 150 different dog breeds.
But some of the most lovable, loyal canines sport mysterious breed identities.
Thanks to new doggy DNA tests, you can find out the various
breeds making up your dog's family tree. Arden used the Wisdom Panel
's DNA test
on her 12-pounder named Cleo and was surprised to discover that the two primary
breeds in her spunky, surf-riding mutt are miniature Poodle and Basset Hound!
You read right.
July 31 marks National Mutt Day. In celebration of this
date, the fine folks from Muttropolis
giving away a $50 gift certificate to the person who emails Arden
with the best adoption story or photo of their
marvelous mutt. Don't delay - enter now! And learn more about the cool items at
Muttropolis by visiting www.muttropolis.com
There's 'mutt' more! Sophia
, DVM, renowned veterinarian and applied animal behaviorist from San
Francisco, just updated her insightful book, How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves
and has autographed a copy. Just
be the third person to email Arden
with the word, "behave" to win her book! Learn more about dogs, cats and Dr.
Yin by visiting www.DrSophiaYin.com
it about catnip that drives some cats bonkers? For answers, Arden turned to two
top experts on this herb: Arnold Plotnick, DVM
, who operates a
cat-only clinic called Manhattan Cat Specialists
in New York City; and Kevin Duck
, owner and founder of Ducky World Products
, makers of organic catnip-filled toys and
more. Both were guests on Arden's Oh Behave Show on Pet Life Radio
#115. Listen closely to this radio show and email Arden
with the code word mentioned by Kevin to win a giant Ducky World gift basket. Arden's cat, Zeki goes crazy for Ducky World's
catnip toys! Check out her reaction in this video posted on Ducky World's home
fascinating facts about catnip:
herb is a proud member of the mint family.
acts as a stimulant in cats but as a sedative in people. Need to sleep? Brew
some catnip tea.
active ingredient, called nepetalactone, resembles the urine of female cats.
average catnip "high" lasts between 5 and 15 minutes.
|In the Spotlight:
month, Arden salutes people and groups doing grr-eat work to benefits pets.
This month's pick: the Amanda Foundation
. This non-profit no-kill animal
rescue shelter located in Beverly Hills, is headed by actress and animal
advocate Teri Austin
. Celebs Pauley Perrette
(NCIS), Bill Maher
, Kaley Cuoco
(Big Bang Theory), Kristen
(True Blood), Jenna Ushkowitz
(Glee) and more walked the cat walk recently to raise needed funds for this
group. Cesar Millan
, the Dog Whisperer,
was honored with its first Worthy of Love award. Arden covered this event for
Pet Life Radio
- Episode 114 - and shares this fun slide
to watch the slideshow.
Bark for Life!
All over the country, local groups are working with the American Cancer Society
to combat this
disease in people and pets. Arden was featured speaker for the Bark for Life
event in Atwater, CA
recently. Click here to watch a couple fun videos from this event Arden posted
on YouTube. Click HERE
to watch. Paws up to organizer Sue Reid
, of Reid's Pet Sitting
and learn how you can help by visiting www.relayforlife.org/barkatwaterca
The world's record for non-stop barking belongs to a Cocker
Spaniel who was officially documented yapping 907 times in 10 minutes. Now,
here's a dog who you wish had a mute button!
A hairball is a hairball, unless you want to impress (or
confound) your friends by calling it by its scientific name: trichobezoar.
Popular folklore claims that being around a greyhound with a
white spot on his forehead brings good fortune. Sure, you may have better luck
by buying a lottery ticket if you are looking for riches, but your dog, of
course, is priceless.
Tips to Keep Cool This Summer
Joined by her dogs, Chipper
and cool cat, Zeki
, Arden recently appeared on the San Diego Living Show
discuss how to keep it safe and cool for your pets this summer. Chipper modeled
while Arden offered noise phobia
tips and Cleo became a true camera hound by kissing Zeki! Catch them in action
by clicking HERE
Playing It Safe with Trimline
The kitties at Feline Express recently put the "soft blue collar" to the test - and gave it Paws Up!
"Affordable, economical, a must for any cat owner. I give the
Trimline Veterinary Recovery Collar
a huge thumbs up! My cats were not
amused, but I was pleased in the overall success of applying the collar
and watching the cats figure out how to adapt with it around their heads." - Mary Anne Miller, Feline Express Founder.
Learn more at www.trimlineinc.com
. An added plus - this collar is made in the USA! Read the full article HERE