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Welcome to our blog! Here you'll find our weekly dog and cat contest winners along with the inside scoop on some of our favorite calendars and more. 

How Well Trained Is Your Dog? Page-A-Day Quiz

 
 

Want Your Dog To Be Well Trained? We'll Show You How:

Training the Best Dog EverTraining the Best Dog Ever relies on trust and treats, not choke collars; on bonding, not leash-yanking or reprimanding. The five-week training program takes only 10 to 20 minutes of practice a day and works both for puppies and for adult dogs that need to be trained out of bad habits. Illustrated with step-by-step photographs, the book covers hand-feeding; crate and potty training; and basic cues—sit, stay, come here—as well as more complex goals, such as bite inhibition and water safety. It shows how to avoid or correct typical behavior problems, including jumping, barking, and leash-pulling. Plus: how to make your dog comfortable in the world—a dog that knows how to behave in a vet’s office, is at ease around strangers, and more. In other words, the best dog ever.

You, yes, you can train the best dog EVER (or be perfectly happy with your pesky pooch)!

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Meet Tiger: Our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Tiger - This week's Page-A-Day Cat Photo Contest WinnerTiger is a sweetheart! He loves relaxing in the leaves on a beautiful day, or rolling in his favorite patch of dirt. Still, he manages to stay beautifully groomed and always ready for his next adventure!

Congratulations to Tiger, our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Which Page-A-Day® Cat Calendar is right for you?

 

Meet Filo: Our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Filo - This week's Page-A-Day Cat Photo Contest WinnerFilo was born in 2005 and keeps his humans active with his playful and loving behavior. He enjoys chasing his toy mice and pom-poms and makes sure to greet his humans by telling them about his day when they come home. Filo keeps his figure by keeping healthy sleeping habits and enjoying jumping and running around his home. Here we see Filo trying to seduce his humans into playing with him.

Congratulations to Filo, our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Which Page-A-Day® Cat Calendar is right for you?

 

Meet Boog: Our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Boog - This week's Page-A-Day Cat Photo Contest WinnerBoog runs the office here at Animal Radio. Everything must go through him....especially all the lunch choices. Sometimes he likes to do his "Just Hang In There" impression like in this picture.

Congratulations to Boog, our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Which Page-A-Day® Cat Calendar is right for you?

 

Meet Charley: Our Page-A-Day® Dog of the Week!

Gracie, Our Page-A-Day Dog of the Week

Charley is a 5 year old Great Pyrenees who loves his stuffed animal collection. This is him on his birthday, with the elephant his Grandma in England sent to him. He's always very excited to get a new toy, and tosses them up in the air. Then, when he's finished playing, he hides his treasure underneath his dog bed.

Congratulations to Charley, our Page-A-Day® Dog of the Week!

Which Page-A-Day® dog calendar is right for you?

 

Meet Wendy Darling: Our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Dumuzi - This week's Page-A-Day Cat Photo Contest WinnerIn North Philadelphia born and raised, Wendy Darling spent most of her days on the street- until she was adopted! Once a city stray, Wendy now lives a luxurious suburban life with her adoring fans (loving family). She is an extrovert who loves hanging out with people, and her hobbies include bird-watching, squirrel-chasing, and drinking from the faucet.

Congratulations to Wendy Darling, our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Which Page-A-Day® Cat Calendar is right for you?

 

Meet McGuffey & Muldoon: Our Page-A-Day® Dogs of the Week!

McGuffey & Muldoon, Our Page-A-Day Dog of the Week

McGuffey (on the left) and Muldoon are 3 years apart in age, but are best buddies who play together nicely all day long. One of their favorite games is for each of them to grab a toy and then run side-by-side from our bedroom to the great room, back and forth, back and forth, back and forth… We love it that they’ve developed this exercise routine all on their own!

Congratulations to McGuffey & Muldoon, our Page-A-Day® Dogs of the Week!

Which Page-A-Day® dog calendar is right for you?

 

Meet Dumuzi: Our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Dumuzi - This week's Page-A-Day Cat Photo Contest WinnerDumuzi was a sick little 5-week old foster kitten taken in from the Humane Society. With lots of TLC, he recovered quickly and became a member of our family. He is now 8 years old and loves to pose for pictures.

Congratulations to Dumuzi, our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Which Page-A-Day® Cat Calendar is right for you?

 

Righteous Ribs from Steven Raichlen’s Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades—Bastes, Butters & Glazes

Righteous Ribs by Steven Raichlen, author of Barbecue Sauces

Save 30% on Steven Raichlen's Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades—Bastes, Butters & Glazes, plus other great books for Dad, with the discount code DAD17.

Righteous Ribs Recipe

Yield: Serves 4 really hungry people, 6 to 8 as part of a full meal.

Advance Prep: 4 to 5 cups hardwood chips, preferably apple or hickory, soaked in water for 30 minutes, then drained

  • 4 racks baby back ribs (8 to 12 pounds)
  • 3/4 cup Basic Barbecue Rub
  • 1 cup Cider Squirt, in a spray bottle
  • 2 cups Sweet-and-Smoky Barbecue Sauce

Step 1: Remove the papery skin on the back of each rack of ribs by pulling it off in a sheet with your fingers (using a corner of a dish towel to secure your grip), or ask your butcher to do it. Sprinkle the ribs on both sides with the rub, rubbing it in with your fingers. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

Step 2: Set up a smoker following the manufacturer’s instructions, and preheat to 250°F. Add the wood as specified by the manufacturer.

Step 3: Place the ribs, rounded side up, in the smoker. Smoke until cooked, 3 to 4 hours. After 1 hour, spray the ribs with Cider Squirt, and spray again every hour. The last half hour, brush the ribs with half the barbecue sauce. (Omit this step if you opt for Step 4.) When the ribs are ready, the meat will have shrunk back from the ends of the bones by about ½ inch. The meat will be so tender, you can pull the ribs apart with your fingers.

Step 4: This is optional: Set up a grill for direct grilling and preheat to high. Brush and oil the grill grate. Brush the smoked ribs with half the barbecue sauce and direct grill for 2 to 4 minutes per side to sear the sauce into the meat.

Step 5: Serve the ribs on a platter, with the remaining sauce on the side.

About the Book

Barbecue Sauces, Rubs and MarinadesIntroducing Steven Raichlen's newest masterpiece, Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades--Bastes, Butters & Glazes, Too

Barbecue sauces, rubs, and marinades are every griller’s secret weapon—the flavor boosters that give grilled food its character, depth, and soul. This book has over 200 recipes in all, including a full sampler of dinner recipes using the sauces—plus full-color photographs throughout. It’s the essential companion cookbook for every at-home pitmaster looking to up his or her game.

Get 30% off Steven Raichlen's Barbecue Sauces with promo code DAD17

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Meet Nana: Our Page-A-Day® Dog of the Week!

Nana, Our Page-A-Day Dog of the Week

Nana is a mini goldendoodle who was born on St. Patrick’s day in 2016! She lives with her mom and dad in Nashville, TN but has traveled to over 5 U.S. states already! She is the fastest (and cutest) pup at any dog park!

Congratulations to Nana, our Page-A-Day® Dog of the Week!

Which Page-A-Day® dog calendar is right for you?

 

Meet Sophia: Our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Sophia - This week's Page-A-Day Cat Photo Contest WinnerSophia was born feral and raised in a loving home. She is very social and loves to find a nice quiet place to res in the garden. She spends as much time as she can in the cat proof yard enjoying the birds but she always comes to her humans

Congratulations to Sophia, our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Which Page-A-Day® Cat Calendar is right for you?

 

Purrfect Adventure Sweepstakes

One grand prize winner will receive a personalized  three month gift subscription to meowbox, an Adventure Cats 32 oz. Nalgene Bottle, an Adventure Cats Logo T-Shirt, and a copy of Adventure Cats by Laura J. Moss

 
 

meowbox is a monthly subscription box devoted to cats, full of fun toys and yummy goodies, delivered to your doorstep. All the items are thoughtfully chosen and all edibles are made in Canada or the US from trusted domestic sources. meowbox supports well-loved familiar brands as well as small businesses who make quality handcrafted goods.

AdventureCats.org was started by a group of outdoorsy cat lovers as a resource for people looking for safe ways to explore the great outdoors with their feline friends.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to US residents of the 50 states and Canada, age 18 years as of 5/15/17. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 5/15/17 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on 5/30/2017. Click here for full rules.Void where prohibited.

The Purrsonality Quiz

Take the quiz below, excerpted from Laura Moss’s Adventure Cats, to find out if your cat is likely to enjoy adventuring with you.

Adventure Cats Purrsonality Quiz

Adventure Cats Purrsonality Quiz Answers

About the Book

Just when you thought you knew all there was to know about cats comes the ultimate—and unexpected—guide to taking your cat into the wild. Here are cats walking on a leash. Cats hiking on a leash. Cats tramping through snow. Cats camping. Cats kayaking, canoeing, even surfing—yes, cats who love water.

When animal writer and active hiker Laura Moss couldn’t find an online resource for hitting the trail with her cat, she created one. AdventureCats.org took off like wildfire, with attention from Wired, the Huffington Post, Outside magazine, BuzzFeed, and much more. Now, the book Adventure Cats—a collection of jaw-dropping photographs, inspiring stories of real-life cats, and all the how-to a cat owner needs—will take readers and their cats well beyond the backyard. Learn how to leash-train a cat. What to do if you encounter wildlife on the trail. Plus, winter safety tips, and how to bring a little bit of the outdoors to an indoor cat.

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Meet Jaxen: Our Page-A-Day® Dog of the Week!

Jaxen, Our Page-A-Day Dog of the Week

I was alone with no home, but my human mommy rescued me when I was 11 months! I’ve lived with her for 2 years now and she’s the best! I love running, playing with my very squeaky tennis balls, snuggles, being curious, and wearing bow ties.

Congratulations to Jaxen, our Page-A-Day® Dog of the Week!

Which Page-A-Day® dog calendar is right for you?

 

Meet Dovi: Our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Dovi - This week's Page-A-Day Cat Photo Contest WinnerAli has 7 toes on each of her front paws and has a funny little mustache. She enjoys cleaning her long fur, napping in the sun and bird watching out the front door.

Congratulations to Dovi, our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Named after the great motoGP rider, Andrea Dovizioso. I am deep down Italian born in Australia, rescued at 6 weeks young.

Which Page-A-Day® Cat Calendar is right for you?

 

Meet Ali: Our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Ali - This week's Page-A-Day Cat Photo Contest WinnerAli has 7 toes on each of her front paws and has a funny little mustache. She enjoys cleaning her long fur, napping in the sun and bird watching out the front door.

Congratulations to Ali, our Page-a-Day® Cat of the Week!

Which Page-A-Day® Cat Calendar is right for you?

 

Meet Lincoln: Our Page-A-Day® Dog of the Week!

Lincoln, Our Page-A-Day Dog of the Week

Lincoln is a GSP×Weimaraner hybrid. He’ll be6 months old on January 22nd. Fun facts- Lincoln’s favorite toy is an empty plastic water bottle. He loves taking a bath. He loves eating fruits and veggies, especially broccoli. He has his own Instagram account with way more followers than mine!

Congratulations to Lincoln, our Page-A-Day® Dog of the Week!

Which Page-A-Day® dog calendar is right for you?