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Pampered Pets That Don Duds Move to the Mainstream

FASHION | By Sue Manning | Dec 20
Creating on-trend outfits is a whole different animal for pet fashion designers, whose work is becoming mainstream as animal lovers look to further pamper their pets.

Pet Tattoos? Taboo in New York State

HOME | By Michael Virtanen | Dec 16
Body art is not for animals, at least not in New York. It will soon be a crime to pierce or tattoo your companion animal anywhere in the state.

See Spot Relax: Pet Massage Gaining in Popularity

HOME | By Terry Tang | Nov 29
Spa treatments don't stop with people. You won't see any aromatherapy candles around, but animals get massages, too, and it's become a regular service that many pet owners value as more than just glorified petting.

Intoxicating Pets

CULTURE | By Doug Rule | Nov 18
Birds do it. Bees do it. To quote the immortal words of Cole Porter, even educated fleas do it. But it's not just love we're talking about: Animals apparently also like to get high.

Popular Pet Gifts

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Nov 16
What do you buy a pet who already has everything? Here are some suggestions. Will Christmas come early for your pet?

Exclusive Interview with Applied Animal Behaviorist Wendy Kelly

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Nov 15
Wendy Kelly has worked as an animal behaviorist for over 20 years. In this interview, she shares her insights and nuggets of wisdom for present and prospective pet owners.

Dressed for Discomfort

CULTURE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Oct 31
Seriously, folks, we need to talk about pet Halloween costumes. And by talk, I mean put a stop to it.

Bruce Weber Partners with Shinola for New Line of Pet Accessories

HOME | By EDGE | Aug 29
Bruce Weber, known for his 40-plus years as one of America's foremost image-makers, will be collaborating with Shinola to create a collection of American-made pet accessories that define luxury through American quality.

D.C. Not a Home for Exotic Pets

CULTURE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 27
With space at a premium, traffic-heavy streets and densely-populated residential areas, the city needs to ensure that any pets or animals kept are properly maintained, but how aware are we of the laws that govern animals in the District?

The Peril of Pedigree Dogs

CULTURE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 20
Whether the huge bundle of fur that disguises the Old English sheepdog or the tiny Chihuahua that's more fashion accessory than pet, there's a dog for everyone. Sadly, though, not all dogs are created equal.

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