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Meet the pack who makes this site possible! I want to thank each and every one of them for all that they do to help us out. They are absolutely amazing people and so generous to help us get this site off the ground... Woof and mews and gentle headbutts...

  • Stacy Mantle: Your pack leader - the one who puts the site together and runs around crazy most of the time.
  • J.C. Carpenter: Her amazing talents in art and design are the reason we're able to offer so many fantastic graphics, including our logo!
  • Rory Jones: The genius who fixes all the programming that Stacy screws up.
  • Dr. Lori Coughlin: Our amazing Cat Specialist - answering all your feline questions.
  • Jim Willis: Author and true animal rights activist, he's generously shared some of his brilliance with us.
  • Ed Kostro: Prolific author and animal lover, Ed is committed to animals of all species.
  • Ron Hevener: Talented author and artist, Ron writes the brilliant "On With the Show" column.
  • Lianne Brand: Amazing, crazy Canadian who spends all her time helping us out with the "Communities".
  • Katherine Hoffman: Owner of Hoffmansites Web & Graphic Design, Kathy has been great in helping us solve our "Joomla" issues.
  • Susan Richey: Photographer extraordinaire for her amazing photos in the slideshow of dogs frolicking in the ocean. Visit her at A Dog's Life Photography.
  • Maia (aka Tibby): Amazing amateur photographer whose favorite video subjects make for some of our best cat pictures. Visit her album at Flickr.

Many thanks, all. We couldn't do it without you!

 

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Sunday, 22 June 2008 00:00

PetsWeekly.com is a trusted source for pet product reviews, pet news and pet lifestyles. We love our pets and their health and well-being are of critical importance to us. For this reason, we will never test a product that we believe is dangerous, unreliable, or questionable in any way.

Keeping that trust in mind, we want our readers to value our opinions and rely on our reviews. Since we can't run out and purchase every product that we review (the sheer financial implications of doing so is overwhelming at best), we often receive samples of products from marketing groups, corporations and/or individuals.  This in no way influences our opionion of the products and are nearly always donated or given away.

Since the reviews are all done by one - five people, the limitations of reviews are such that we must be very selective in what we print. In the interest of saving time, we only review the products that we like and which hold up to our standards.

If we don't like it, we don't generally review it. Unless it is a potential safety hazard to your pet. In that case, we will let you know. This includes FDA and company recalls. We also recognize that certain subjects are deeply personal to each reader, including what brand of food to feed your pet. Each animal requires a diet and feeding schedule that works for them. For these reasons, we do not regularly review pet food. It is important to us that we keep our pets on the same diet. We have, however, reviewed foods that we regularly feed our pets and we do review snacks and treats.

Because we want to be fair, we almost always donate any products that we've reviewed to local and national no-kill, non-profit rescues; individual people who have rescued a new animal and are need off said supplies to keep their pets healthy; donated as prizes for any PetsWeekly contests, or occasionally, we will keep a product. If we do keep it, we use it frequently and always refer back to the company while the product is in use. That's only fair!

If you represent a company who has a product you want reviewed, contact us at Petsweekly(at)gmail(dot)com and ask for additional information. Keep in mind that we are in no way obligated to review your product, do not accept payment for review, and do not guarantee the product(s) will be reviewed positively if they are indeed reviewed at all. Products may be offered as prize wins for our readers, donated to a nonprofit rescue, given away to anyone we feel may have a use for it, or kept by us.

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We occasionally accept advertising from companies that we have already done reviews for. The act of accepting an advertisement from any company or individual does not in any way indicate a relationship or obligation from either group, and in no way indicates a review was altered or slanted in any way. Advertising is not accepted until review has been completed and approved. Accepting advertising is simply a way of paying for the upkeep and maintenance of one of the largest pet-product-review websites and is considered sole and separate from any product reviews that we have done.

We have implemented a Pack-Tested, Pet-Approved and "Pride-tested, pet-approved" rating to all of our reviews. To view this list of classifications and what qualifies a product for review, please take a look at our "Pack-Tested Policy" on PetsWeekly.

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