Holiday Gift Guides 2021: Kids + Pets

Games, toys, kits, books and more that encourage learning, imagination and play

We certainly recognize the substantial differences between children and pets, but kids and creatures depend on us for everything, from keeping them safe to encouraging them with care. It’s important to remind them how much we love them—unequivocally and unconditionally—too. Of course, giving gifts isn’t the only way to do this, but there’s something undeniably wondrous about products developed with youthful humans, canines, felines and …

Insect-Based Pet Food Could Help Curb Climate Change

The way we eat undoubtedly needs to be transformed in order to curb climate change, but one area of the food system that’s often overlooked pertains to the “carbon pawprint”—aka pet food. A 2020 study by researchers based in the UK and Germany discovered that the pet food industry emits “as much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere as the total emissions of the Philippines or …

Four&Sons: Dog-Friendly City Guides For NYC + London

On Kickstarter now, two inspiring hardcover books for dog-lovers and their canine companions

From the founder and creative director of dog-dedicated magazine Four&Sons Marta Roca and NYC-based photographer Winnie Au, with editing by former CH staffer Karen Day and contributions from current CH editor in chief David Graver, two new Dog-Friendly City Guides offer insight on exceptional places to visit with canine companions. Published by Hoxton Mini Press, and funding on Kickstarter now, one book is dedicated to the …