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Despite a dragging economy and high unemployment in the U.S., it appears that we are not transferring our collective belt-tightening onto our pets. According to the Associated Press, Americans spent more than $53 billion on pets in 2012 - a new high. The figure represents a 5-percent increase from 2011, when American pets spending exceeded $50 billion for the first time. Of the total amount, about two-thirds was spent on food and veterinary care. But spending on other products and services grew at increased rates. For example,...

Supper time is almost as exciting for owners as it is for their dogs. When you see the excited joy on your best buddy's face as you fill his food bowl, it cheers up even the gloomiest day. That's why supper time ranks just below coming home from work as the best moment dog owners have with their pets every day. This dog-food commercial is an ode to those seconds when a dog hears the tempting sound of kibble and comes a-runnin'. It's high-definition and super-slow-motion video, so you can really observe and savor the palpable joy....

During the spring, warmer weather lures both owners and pets into the great outdoors. And for your pet's seasonal debut at the park – or even your backyard – a spiffy new collar or leash can make all the neighborhood dogs and cats green with envy. Many pet collars and leashes on the market are not only fashionable, but also functional – offering flea and tick protection or built-in waste bag dispensers. So this spring, whether your dog is ready to hit the beach or your cat is ready to terrorize birds, our friends at Zootoo rounded up some of their favorite collars and leashes to keep your pets chic and comfortable. ecoPure Naturals For an effective, all-natural way to keep...

Pet owners often feel that the house's four-legged residents really run the place, and the humans are just guests. If you find yourself continually stepping on squeaky toys or wondering where the leash went, you're not alone. Unless your pet is that rare breed who understands more than 1,000 words and obeys commands to put away all her toys, you may feel that your pet's clutter is out of control. Our friends at Zootoo rounded up some of their favorite products to organize your pet gear and reclaim your home. Top Performance For a durable, attractive storage bin, try the Collapsible Cube from Top Performance. Featuring a cheery paw-print design in bright pink, purple, or blue shades,...