Dog Wants iPad?

I don't really have anything else to add to this, but just wanted to share the news that there are people who are willing to pay for iPad lessons for their dogs. [via]

What My Dog Costs Me, What My Dog Saves Me

Last week I got an estimate from my vet on a "minor" surgical procedure for my nine-year-old pit bull, Zen. Actually, they gave me two estimates—one for the surgery, plus some "optional but recommended" bloodwork, and one for the surgery, "optional but recommended" bloodwork, and a dental cleaning while she’s under sedation. The latter "estimate" came to a cool $1,021.96, which got me thinking two things. One: I should get a second opinion, and maybe a new vet, and two: Just what is the value of my dog? How much do I spend on her and what is she worth to me?

Expensive Dog Surgery Worth It, Say People Who Have Paid For Expensive Dog Surgery, Ridiculous, Say People Who Opted Not To Pay For Expensive Dog Surgery

Expensive Dog Surgery Worth It, Say People Who Have Paid For Expensive Dog Surgery, Ridiculous, Say People Who Opted Not To Pay For Expensive Dog Surgery

My Dog Is My Greatest Luxury, In Life And In Death

Kenny Rogers the German Shepherd has a fibrosarcoma, a lump a bit smaller than a golf ball, on his snout. My dog has cancer. My big, handsome baby is dying. He has three to six months to live.

William Goes Shopping for a Cat

It's important to know exactly what you want before making any major purchase.