Pets

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MADACC hosts drive-thru pet food pantry

Published April 29, 2020

Free pet food for caregivers who are currently unemployed and / or deeply affected by COVID-19 - particularly in the service industry - takes place Thursday.

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At least our pets are loving this quarantine

Published April 4, 2020

Our dogs - and some of our cats - are terrible social distancers, often inconsiderate coworkers and making cameos in video meetings world-wide. And yet, most of them are absolutely loving this period of self-quarantining.

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Dog-friendly bars and restaurants guide

Published Sept. 17, 2019

f you always want go out and bring your furry friend with you but are scared your pooch will be turned away because you don't know which eateries and bars are dog friendly, look no further than this guide!

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Plan ahead when vacationing with furry friends

Published May 30, 2019

Most long-time pet owners have a pretty good idea of whether or not taking their pet along on vacation is a good idea. But if you're a pet owner considering a long trip with your furry friend, here is some advice from the experts.

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Is poo being left in your yard?

Published March 19, 2019

All the hard work of keeping your lawn green and healthy can be erased when Fido comes over to play unannounced. Here's how you should handle unwanted pet leavings landing in your yard.

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Prepare for a paw party at Fromm Petfest

Published Sept. 21, 2018

Today literally marked the last day of summer for the year, so what better way to savor the final scraps of leftover sunny fun than gathering up your entire family - those on two legs and four - for Fromm Petfest down at Henry Maier Festival Park.

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Pet-friendly indoor gardening

Published Sept. 9, 2018

Yes, some pets do love to dig in the soil or even eat our favorite houseplants, but with proper plant selection and planning, you can keep your pets safe while enjoying an indoor garden.

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Help HAWS find local homes for displaced Hurricane Harvey pets

Published Sept. 6, 2017

On Monday, a little piece of Texas came north as HAWS welcomed 46 displaced dogs - and, in true Wisconsin fashion, the public is asking how to help. The biggest need right now at HAWS is to find foster homes for these animals.

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Pet painter captures personalities of animals, owners

Published May 11, 2017

Milwaukee artist Ava Herrider is an animal lover, but it took her a few career changes to settle upon pet portraiture as her full-time job. Last year, she decided to do what moves her: "paint things people love," as she says. In other words, their pets.