Links

  • Bark Magazine This link will take you directly to Bark’s community advocacy page which mainly focuses on dog parks. Take a look at the entire site which includes links to the current issue of Bark Magazine and more.
  • Dog Tips: Feeding, Dieting and Nutrition Tips Click here to go to Maryland’s Partnership for Animal Welfare’s (PAWS) page on nutrition and eating habits. Helpful information for finicky eaters, overeaters, and those who eat their food a bit too quickly (are they talking about Labradors?)
  • http://www.urbanhound.com/ Urbanhound is the “City dog’s ultimate survival guide”, a site which comes out of NYC, but they have several links with loads of information for all urban dog owners. Read about health issues, animal rights…even training tips.
  • http://www.freeplay.org/case.html   Freeplay is a dog park advocacy group from the Los Angeles area. “The Case for Space” is a report written by USC students especially for Freeplay. If you are interested in starting up a dog park where you live, this document is a must read.
  • http://www.coladog.org/   COLA (Citizens for Off-Leash Areas) could be considered the “gold standard” in the dog park advocacy world. They successfully partnered with the city of Seattle back in 1996 to create permanent off-leash areas. Check out their site to see how things work in a dog-friendly city.
  • Let’s call it “dog waste.” It’s gross, it’s awful, but it’s out there and you have to scoop it up. Want to know why? Sure you do…. so find out about the “secret life” of….poop…. and why scooping it up is such a big deal.
  • http://baggabones.com/ Locally made all-natural, chemical free dog biscuits.. and they taste GRRREAT! Good for all dogs but especially for those with food allergies.
  • http://www.toxicsinfo.org/protectpets.htm The Toxic Information Project’s website focuses specifically and exclusively on toxics in everyday products, their health effects and alternatives to their use. This link takes you directly to information about toxic plants, flea products, holistic vets, etc. Definitely valuable information for you and your pets.
  • http://www.theanimalprint.com/fido/  FIDO is your central source for news and information about dog parks in the Rhode Island area! They will keep you updated as to the status of dog parks in development and alert you to important legislation, town meetings & fundraising events.
  • http://www.theanimalprint.com/   “A modern pet culture magazine” packed with information, articles,classifieds and pet-related resources for the Rhode Island/Massachusetts region.
  • http://www.citywidegreen.org/   Citywide Green, a Providence Greenspace Alliance, was formed in order to bring together residents and organizations to advocate for the creation, preservation, maintenance and programming of our public spaces. That includes DOG PARKS. Citywide Green is actively trying to make Providence a better place to live, so check them out!