Cuteness Launches Podcast For Pet Lovers

Santa Monica-based has recruited two comedians, Allegra Ringo and Renee Colvert, to run a new weekly podcast for pet lovers on the site, the site said on Monday. Cuteness--one of the sites owned by Leaf Group--said the show will cover topics such as pet tech, health and training tips, trending pet and animal news, and interviews with celebrity pet owners. The podcast is the first for Cuteness, which already publishes online articles on pets, ranging from health and training tips to funny pet stories. Cuteness said Ringo is a writer who has contributed to VICE, Reductress, and the Hairpin; Colvert is a comedian and writer who has performed stand-up comedy at The Improv, The Laugh Factory, and The Comedy Store.