Leasing a Pet

Leasing a pet: is it right for you, is it right for the pet, or is it just wrong? Yes, I am talking about really leasing a pet; not financing the purchase of a pet, not taking a loan to purchase a pet, this is a really a lease!  Yes, seriously, I’m not making this…

May 24, 2017

No, I Don’t Shave My Legs!

For years, small business owners have been told by consultants and other small business experts that their employees see everything the owner does and that as owners, we need to model the behavior we want to see.  As I understood this admonition, I thought it meant such things as we should be as kind to…

May 15, 2017

The New York Times Ethicist & Animal Shelters

In a recent edition of the Sunday New York Times, the Ethicist was asked if someone should adopt a cat from a “no-kill” shelter or at a shelter that “euthanizes animals if there are too many.” The potential pet parent was torn between saving a cat at the kill shelter vs. supporting the policy of the…

May 9, 2017

Maddie’s Fund Should Watch its Language

Anyone who has ever read some of Pet Camp’s more racy blog posts (Doggie Erection Gets Pet Camp Dicked Over comes to mind) knows that we have no problem pushing the envelope when it comes to the language used in blogs, but a recent blog by Maddie’s Fund reminded us that language still matters. Ostensibly…

May 2, 2017