How to Be the Best Pet Parent (According to a Pet Nutrition Expert)

As a society we are hyper-vigilant about our health choices and practices. Wellness websites like Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop have garnered cult followings, new home meal delivery kits are introduced to the market daily, and it feels like we learn of a new cancer-causing ingredient in our foods every week. But this kind…Read More

4 Reasons Why We Think The Tompkins Square Dog Run is One of Best Dog Parks in NYC

Seeing as New York City has no shortage of dog lovers, it should come as no surprise that the dog park scene is equally on-point. And luckily for us, we have plenty of pawesome options to choose from! To make your life easier, we’ve walked and played around all the dog parks…Read More

Why Every Pet Lover Needs To Attend Adoptapalooza 2017 (NYC’s Most MEGA Pet Adoption Event)

At PetYen we love to report on local pet adoption events in New York City. That’s why we joined the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals for Adoptapalooza at Union Square this past Sunday, May 21, 2017. We are always reading the heartbreaking stories of animals being dumped in the streets when we…Read More

What I Learned in My Pet Tech CPR & First Aid Class

Would you know what to do if your pet stopped breathing and needed CPR? The other day I woke up and kicked that darn thing called procrastination in the butt! The justification? I needed to learn pet CPR and first aid. If not for the health and well-being of my pets but…Read More

Pet Food Recall: What’s in My Bowl?

Pet food recalls; as pet owners we dread those three words. So what is a recall? It is an action taken by a company to remove a specific batch of products, produced at a particular time, either from a distributor’s inventory, the marketplace or directly from a consumer’s kitchen. Types of Pet…Read More

8 of the Best Places to Walk Your Dog in The Upper West Side

PetYen’s favorite NYC dog walking adventures in the Upper West Side of Manhattan Here is a snapshot of our dog-walking route: Start: 96th Street & Central Park West Finish: Strawberry Fields, West 72nd Street & Central Park West Distance: 1.2 miles Estimated time without stopping: 30 Minutes Highlights: Central Park Tennis Center –…Read More

8 of the Best Places to Walk Your Dog in Northern Brooklyn

PetYen’s favorite NYC dog walking adventures in North Brooklyn, Williamsburg & Greenpoint Here is a snapshot of our dog-walking route: Start: 160 North Berry Street Finish: 135 Broadway Distance: 3.5 miles Estimated time without stopping: 70 Minutes. Highlights: Bedford Ave – McCarren Dog Park – Greenpoint – Street Art– Williamsburg Bridge –…Read More

4 Dog Park Tips Every New York City Dog Owner Should Know

New York City is known as one of the most dog-friendly cities in the world. One of the reasons for this accolade is the plethora of dog parks scattered over the five boroughs with generous off leash hours and lot’s of space for doggies to play. New York City dog parks are…Read More

PetYen Business Spotlight: An Interview with Christian Fox Owner & CEO of Paws & Rec

“Giving the urban dog the fun they deserve!” – Christian Fox Saturday, November 26, 2016, is Small Business Saturday – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. PetYen has chosen Paws & Rec  for this Small Business Saturday edition of PetYen’s Business Spotlight Series. We…Read More

Is There Treatment for Dogs with PTSD? Interview with Lee Charles Kelley

Oslo Coffee in Brooklyn is my usual pick-me-up in the midst of a hard day, and if anyone knows what a hard day feels like, it’s a dog with PTSD.  From pups living in shelters to dogs fearful of thunder, canine PTSD can happen to any dog. That’s why Lee Charles Kelley…Read More


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