Nancy Bianconi, Publisher of nohoartsdistrict.com and President of NoHo Communications Group, Inc, an arts consulting firm. That is what I do in business but my volunteer time is spent working with organizations on animal rights and motivating Los Angeles City to have "NO KILL SHELTERS."
The owners and staff of nohoartsdistrict.com are dedicated to all animals having a loving home and I am volunteering to spread the word to our million plus readers every year. We welcome articles from animal welfare organizations.
It’s common knowledge that service dogs are incredibly helpful in the lives of those with physical disabilities.
Pet Detectives (also known as Pet Parents) should beware of a new trend of scams in the area. Whether it be one individual’s misleading adoption ad or a vet clinic with bogus charges, these scam artists prey on our vulnerability as pet moms and dads, and can risk the livelihood and health of our pets.
If you’re like me, you love a good story about a loyal, loving dog. So you probably saw Marley and Me and Max in recent years and grew up on the classics like Lassie, Hooch, Old Yeller, and even Lady and the Tramp. Great books can turn into amazing movies, especially when they are true stories. So here is a list of 3 books that definitely need movie deals.
With the holiday weekend upon us, it’s time to prepare for the masses of people and their pets filling the streets, parks, and beaches to celebrate this great country and bask in the sunlight until the nighttime fireworks.
Losing a pet is one of the worst feelings ever. When emotions are running high, it’s our nature to resort to the quick, old fashioned ways to find our four legged loved ones.
California winters are hardly annoying, but they are a tad bit cooler than the rest of the year. For those of us with tiny or short-haired, prone-to-be-cold pups, here’s a list of indoor playgrounds and activities for your pets!
Calling all moviestar pets and stage moms and dads! Have you always felt your pet was perfect for the big screen? Does your dog, cat, parrot, goldfish steal the spotlight at every chance? Or have you just simply always wanted to be a stage-parent? You’ve come to the right place. Below are some first steps you can take in getting your pet into the spotlight. Break a leg!
‘Tis the season to be jolly! Check out this list of top nine gifts you can get for your four-legged loved ones! For many people, pets are like family, so how could we forget to wrap up something nice for them under the tree? Sure, they may have a different way of unwrapping gifts than we do, but they’ll enjoy their gifts just as much!
#BREAKTHEINTERNET - PET CONTEST-STYLE!
We’ve all seen the recent hashtag #BreakTheInternet following the surfacing of Kim Kardashian’s new photos. We also are familiar with the many...many viral videos, memes and photos that stream the internet of our four-legged loved ones. Here’s a way to partake in the fun with your pet (since she or he IS THE CUTEST, after all)! Let’s “break” the NoHo internet! There are tons of cute ideas and contests for you and your pet, check out the list below and have some fun! Does your cat talk? Does your dog dance? Or are they just absolutely darling? Show us! Use hashtag #BreakTheInternetNoho so that I can share the cuteness!
Howl-o-ween is almost here! Now that your furry loved ones are ready to prance in their spiffy pet costumes, read up on these safety tips to cover all the bases on this year’s Halloween, which lands on a busy Friday night. Keep these tips in mind as you frequent the town or have the party come to you.
No Halloween Candy!
It’s costume season! October is an exciting month to have some Halloween fun with your four legged loved ones! Below is a list of costume and party ideas that are so adorable, your head will explode into confetti! No plans or ideas yet? Don’t worry! This list will have you rushing to create and show off. On a budget from zero to plenty, your pets can have as much fun dressed up as you will.
Great news for the pet-parent world! On August 21st, California’s governor signed a new bill permitting dogs at outdoor dining locations. Gov. Jerry Brown developed statewide implementations for restaurants to accommodate pets, including having a separate entrance for outdoor seating, and regulating how dogs are to be maintained while dining.
Are we enjoying the summer sun and trendy hot spots? Good! Now share some of the fun with your pets! Sure, the beach is awesome, as always. But any pet who’s any pet is going to be seen at the hottest events this summer. Not in the know? That’s okay, that’s why I’m here. Check out the list below for great events and mark your calendars!
Independence Day is upon us! The most patriotic celebration of the year is this week, and Americans nationwide prepare to decorate their yards, stay cool in the heat, barbeque up a feast and shoot off some fireworks. The 4th of July is the day each year that allows us to let loose while we celebrate this great holiday; however, we are not the only ones getting loose! Each 4th of July, shelters see an influx of stray animals as a result of pets running away when they hear the loud fireworks.