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29AUG
Celebrity Pet Profile: Schmitty the Weather Dog

Celebrity Pet Profile: Schmitty the Weather Dog

There are many celebrity pets in the world, but how many have a job of their own? It's fairly common for celebrity pets to be actors, but one insightful canine I know is a weather forecaster. That’s pretty darn unique.

18AUG
A Fond Farewell to Uggie the Jack Russell Terrier

A Fond Farewell to Uggie the Jack Russell Terrier

Last week, fans with heavy hearts bid Uggie, the Jack Russell Terrier and canine star of the film The Artist, a fond farewell.

9AUG
Demi Lovato Suffers Loss of Beloved Dog from Coyote Attack

Demi Lovato Suffers Loss of Beloved Dog from Coyote Attack

Having a pet suddenly pass away is never an easy experience for any owner, but being aware that a pet has met a tragic fate is especially traumatic. Recently, Demi Lovato shared news of the passing of her beloved dog Buddy with the world.

29JUL
Does Ruby Rose Put Her Health at Risk by Letting Pets into Bed?

Does Ruby Rose Put Her Health at Risk by Letting Pets into Bed?

Does your choice of space to slumber also serve as a bed for your canine or feline companion? According to the UK Daily Mail, Orange is the New Black’s Ruby Rose is a fan of letting her dogs and cat into bed while her fiancé, Phoebe Dahl, is less-than-approving of the behavior.

25JUL
Carrie Underwood Breaks Car Window to Free Her Dogs and Child

Carrie Underwood Breaks Car Window to Free Her Dogs and Child

Recently, a potentially tragic pet safety incident occurred involving American Idol alum and acclaimed singer Carrie Underwood.

16JUL
Harry & Snowman Tells the Tale of a Special Horse and His Trainer

Harry & Snowman Tells the Tale of a Special Horse and His Trainer

One documentary that recently caught my attention is Harry & Snowman, which screened during the 2015 Los Angeles Dances with Films festival and just so happens to be directed by a personal friend of mine, Ron Davis.

7JUL
Pet360’s Celebrity Pet Advocate of the Year: Vote for Your Favorite Animal-Loving VIP

Pet360’s Celebrity Pet Advocate of the Year: Vote for Your Favorite Animal-Loving VIP

There are so many people who are well known in the United States and around the world that lend their celebrity animal welfare causes, but Pet360’s Pet Parents' Choice Awards Presented by NexGuard have selected their top five and put the onus on you, the reader, to select your top picks.

2JUL
A Veterinarian’s Perspective on the Movie Max

A Veterinarian’s Perspective on the Movie Max

It was a pleasure to receive an invitation for a screening of Max, a Warner Bros. and Metro-Goldyn-Mayer Pictures film opening this month. If you follow Pet-Lebrity News, you know that I screen movies and weigh in on the animal aspects for this column. As a veterinarian, it's hard to turn off my clinical brain and just focus on the pure entertainment aspects of the film. With that in mind, here are my thoughts on Max.

Patrick Mahaney, VMD

Patrick Mahaney, VMD

Patrick Mahaney takes a close look at celebrities, their pets, and other hot-button pet parenting topics from a veterinary perspective. His path to becoming a veterinarian was not the pursuit of a childhood dream, but was rather a serendipitous migration from his original plan, which was to pursue a career in marine biology or fine arts. To satisfy his creative urges, Dr. Mahaney writes a pet health column, guest blogs for Perez Hilton's TeddyHilton.com, and created CelebrityPetNews.com (CPN), which puts a veterinary spin on issues pertaining to celebrities, their pets, and public health.

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