According to Facebook and various other outlets, I am playing a dangerous game of Russian Roulette every time I give my dogs ice water. I have no idea how these stories start or even where they come from but unfortunately they spread like wild fire, scaring everyone that comes in their path. ICE DOES NOT CAUSE BLOAT! Lets dissect this further by understand what bloat is and what causes it Bloat is a potentially life threatening medical condition that can occur when a dog eats or drinks too much or too fast. When they are eating or drinking fast, there…

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As the owner of 2 dogs from Animal Care and Control, I feel that the organization is often portrayed in a bad light. I want to rectify that by highlighting the incredible and thankless job that so many do within the organization to enable people (like me) to be able to adopt our precious pups. . An Open Letter to Animal Care and Control . ¬†THANK YOU . I know you probably get 100’s of thank you messages daily, but I just wanted to add to the list. I am not thanking you only for my dogs, but for the…

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There was a time when a dogs only home was its kennel outside. Thankfully things have changed and our pets are not just welcome inside, they are given their own bedroom! In the city, space is a premium but these pampered pooches are given more square footage than most New Yorkers! Please introduce yourself¬† My name is Betty Boop Mitchell aka BB. I am a 4 year old Maltese Where did your name come from? I got my name because my mom loves anything Betty Boop What are your favorite things to do in the city? My favorite thing to…

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