Tag: dog people

Maryland’s Not that into Pets? Let’s Help Our Image at the Humane Lobby Day



So Maryland ranks number 44 (in the bottom 10) for national pet ownership, with 52.3 percent of households owning a pet, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association’s just released U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook. The last time AVMA put together such a sourcebook in 2006, we ranked 48 (bottom 10, again). But what surprised me — a hardcore animal lover — far more were the freaky findings for D.C.

Dog Love: Tuesdays with Thurber


Guilty Thurber channels his evolutionary Jedi manipulation techniques.

Photo and caption by Sara Lynn Michener

Dog Love: Tuesdays with Thurber, Part I



Thurber howls the cry of speciesism when he is not allowed to come in.