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EAST HAMPTON, New York, May 21- Judging by early demand for everything from doggie daycare to Ferrari rentals and fine art, rich Americans are going to make this a strong summer in one of their favorite playgrounds- the beach towns on the eastern end of Long Island collectively known as the Hamptons.
Here's a story about a personal hygiene startup with a sense of humor, which may have figured out the way to big profits is through a dog's mouth.
Some people have brought religion into the debate over America's aversion to eating horse meat. But really, it's just economic common sense.
Some apartment buildings are wooing pet owners with rooftop dog parks, "Yappy Hours" and even spas that offer "paw-dicures."
Have you had it with Super Bowl hype? Check out Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl IX." And no, the kitties in the halftime show won't be lip-syncing!
Local animal shelters have long relied on donations of old newspapers to line floors as they potty train puppies, but there aren’t enough physical newspapers around anymore to do the job.
Christmas gifts like trampolines, treehouse kits and certain breeds of puppies will please the kids, but cause homeowner's insurance agents to cringe.
As more wealthy Asians have fewer kids and shower more attention on pets, Singapore's largest newspaper will allow grieving owners to publish obituaries for their furry loved ones.
A new survey that shows that millionaires are far more dog-friendly than the rest of Americans.
Doormen, swimming pools, dry-cleaning – these are some of the perks one expects at pricey Manhattan apartments, but now you can add concierge services for dogs to the list.
If you loved “Surprised Kitty” or “Sneezing Baby Panda” on YouTube but quickly opened another Internet browser at work so it didn’t look like you were slacking, you can come out of the closet, cute animal lovers. Now, looking at cute animals is work-related!
From air, land and sea, these 12 examples show the risks smugglers will take in the hunt for large profits.
Killing animals for profit. It smacks of a National Geographic documentary from the 1970's. But in 2012, it's still happening.
For 135 years, breeds of all shapes and sizes have vied to be named top dog at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Some breeds have grabbed the coveted title more times than others. Which ones are they?
Video game characters and monster mash-ups are big for the little set this year. Click to see some of the hottest costumes.
Australians may be cutting back on spending on themselves as they cope with inflation, but when it comes to their pets no expenses are spared.
Hurricane Irene is bearing down on the East Coast, and emergency responders are preparing to rescue residents unlucky enough to be overcome by Mother Nature. They're also preparing to save the animals, too.
To get an idea of how expensive animals can be, CNBC.com gathered some of the most expensive animals that have been sold or that can be purchased. Check out the list!
"I have a stroller for my cat," the attractive young woman said with a Cheshire grin. "How much did it cost?" I asked. "Oh, about $140, but I don't care," she answered. That's exactly what the 8,000 people at the SuperZoo 2007 trade show in Las Vegas are counting on. It's a 41 billion dollar business and growing by double digits, all things to do with pets. From food (some of which is alive) to organic leashes and collars.