Golden Years Dog Sanctuary

Pet Me Magazine

“Owners of a Kagel Canyon horse ranch are operating more than just stables – they are also saving cats and dogs. Golden Years Dog Sanctuary is a nonprofit effort run by Paul and Susan Friend LeTourneur at their ranch, Goldspirit Farm.

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How to make your pet happy and healthy (hint, just listen)

PHOTOGRAPH BY HANNELE LAHTI, NAT GEO IMAGE COLLECTION

“From chickens to iguanas to pit bulls, Gary Weitzman has seen it all.

In his more than two decades as a veterinarian, he has developed strategies for treating common ailments and behavioral problems in our animal companions, and has distilled his know-how in the new National Geographic book, Complete Guide To Pet Health, Behavior, And Happiness.”

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Something Else to Enjoy With Your Cat: Happy Hour

Nick Cote for the New York Times

“Why drink alone when you can drink with your pet?

The question comes from two competing start-ups in the unlikely product category of faux wine for cats (and, to a lesser extent, dogs) that comes in miniature bottles with cutesy names. No alcohol is involved (think liquid catnip).”

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Yoga With Cats

Vincent Tullo for The New York Times

“They yowl. They attack ponytails. They scamper urgently across the room in pursuit of things we cannot see.

And yet, cats are a strangely relaxing presence during yoga class.”

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Who Let the Dogs Out (at the Wedding)?

LuxRox Photography/New York Times

“There was no doubt that my pets had to be included in my wedding. I am so obsessed with them. I walked down the aisle first so that I would be on the stage to watch Toby and Rooby go down. They were the main focus and the reason I chose my amazing venue. There was no negotiating. The dogs had to be a huge part of my wedding.”

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