Fred Willard Learns to Speak ‘Dog’

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

It’s National Pet Month, the perfect occasion for animal guardians to give their best friends some extra love and attention. Animals aren’t tough to please—they appreciate even just a little quality time with us. Our funny friend Fred Willard and his canine buddy like to spend time together practicing table etiquette and trading dog jokes:

Some tried-and-true ways to tell your loyal companion how much he or she means to you are extra-long play sessions, a new toy, or homemade treats. Check out these doggone good tips from Ingrid E. Newkirk’s book Let’s Have a Dog Party! and purrfect pointers from 250 Things You Can Do to Make Your Cat Adore You for more fun ways to speak your animal companion’s language.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind