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Dog Breaks Through Neighbor's Fence - The Dodo

“It made me happy to see them so happy. Just neighbors being neighborly.”

Pets & Animals | Animals

One-year-old puppy was found trapped under wreckage of Hurricane Dorian

"It's a miracle this little dog had the will to live and to survive in the conditions he was in," founder of Big Dog Ranch Rescue Lauree Simmons said.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Right Age to Get a Family Pet

Experts weigh in on the signs your kid is ready for a family pet.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Creator of Labradoodles Says He Unleashed 'Frankenstein’s Monster'

Three decades ago, while working at the Royal Guide Dogs Association of Australia, Wally Conron bred a guide dog that could live in a household with a blind woman and her dog-allergic husband. Almost immediately he realized that his creation, the labradoo

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

How Long is Too Long to Leave A Dog Home Alone? - Whole Dog Journal

Leaving a dog home along for 10 to 12 hours is not at all uncommon. However, this can lead to separation anxiety in dogs.

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What Does It Mean When a Dog Licks You?

Does your dog’s excessive licking ever leave you wondering, “What does it mean when a dog licks you?” Don't worry, we've got the answers.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Euthanasia Rates in Animal Shelters Are Plummeting—Here's Why | Mental Floss

Animal shelters in major American cities have seen a vast increase in adoption rates in the past decade.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Heartrending Viral Video Shows Dog Chasing Car That Abandoned Him

A heartrending video of a dog chasing a van that abandoned him on a road in Milton, West Virginia, has been gaining thousands of views on Facebook.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

18 Best Dog Breeds for Kids

Kids and dogs have an almost-magical connection with each other—provided you've landed on the right breed. These are the best dog breeds for families.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Nassau, Bahamas Woman Opened Her Home to Nearly 100 Rescue Dogs Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

As Hurricane Dorian approached the Bahamas, a Nassau resident made sure 97 dogs from her animal refuge were safe and cared for—inside her own home.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

How Do I Get My Dog to Stop Eating Socks | The Bark

Dear Bark: Our adorable dog Mercury eats everything in sight—mostly small socks, but also napkins, dog toys, food wrappers and so much more. We’ve tried to train him to “leave it” and “drop it” and sometimes it works, but usually he becomes po

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Understanding Your Dog's Nose - Whole Dog Journal

All dogs have noses – and they all know how to use them. Our awareness of our dog’s nose capabilities is nothing new. We humans have long taken advantage of our dogs’ scenting prowess in a variety of ways – hounds who track game, rescue dogs who s

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

How to Teach Your Dog to Play “Nose Games” - Whole Dog Journal

If competition isn’t your thing, you can do a simpler activity at home with your dog that we call Nose Games. You can do just the easy parts – hiding treats in a room while your dog watches – or go all the way to the advanced stages, where your dog

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

15 Everyday Habits of Great Dog Owners | Taste of Home

Are you a good owner or a GREAT one? Check and see how many of these habits you're already doing.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Cat Heart Disease & Congestive Failure: Warning Signs & Treatment

Let’s go over what to know about heart disease in cats, whether cats have heart attacks, and what you can do to prevent them. ✓ Learn more with Pets Best!

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

4 Hazards of Foxtails for Pets

At first glance foxtails, referred to in some regions as cheat grass, seem innocent enough. But beyond that innocent exterior lurks a menace that can easily wreak havoc on your dog or cat’s health. Dogs that come into contact with foxtails stand a good

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Coccidioidomycosis: A Southwestern Hazard - Whole Dog Journal

If you live in or travel to the Southwest, particularly Texas, California, or Arizona, it is important that you know about a fungal infection called coccidioidomycosis. It is also known as San Joaquin Fever or Valley Fever (VF). This fungus can pose a sig

News | Animal Links

Owning a Dog (or a Pet!) Improves Heart Health

Researchers say that pet owners in general seem to be in better cardiovascular health, but dog owners were a cut above the rest.

News | Animal Links

Dogs are Better at Communicating Emotions to Owners than Cats

A new study conducted in Denmark concludes that pet owners develop a special sensitivity to all dogs' and cats' whines, whimpers, barks, and meows.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Miniature Horses Now Included on the List of Service Animals Airlines Must Allow to Fly | Mental Floss

Your next flight may include a mini horse riding in coach, thanks to new service animal guidelines released by the Department of Transportation.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Delaware Becomes First No-Kill State for Animal Shelters

Delaware is making history as the first and only no-kill animal shelter state in the country, according to Best Friends Animal Society, a non-profit animal welfare organization.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

You really shouldn’t declaw your cat. Do this instead. | Popular Science

Declawing a cat can lead to much bigger problems than scratched furniture. Read on.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

People Just Can't Get Enough Of This Adorably Unique-Looking Dog - The Dodo

"Some people think I used a permanent pen to draw his eyebrow or Photoshopped his face."

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Traveling with your dog? Advice on how to do it from people who pulled it off

Recently, Erin Glock and her husband moved from upstate New York to Salt Lake City, Utah with their two golden retrievers, Sammy and Charlie. “That meant a 32-hour drive, and we were determined to drive about 10 hours a day,” she says. They decided…

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Why Dogs Stick Their Head Out of the Car Window

Learn why your dog sticks their head out the car window and how this can be dangerous for not only your dog, but yourself and other drivers.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

My Dog Has Diarrhea ... 7 Home Remedies You Can Try

My dog has diarrhea! This is one of the top problems we're asked to help solve. Here are 7 effective and easy home remedies you can try ...

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Study: Spaying, Neutering Larger Dogs May Cause Obesity, Orthopedic Problems - Study Finds

Spaying or neutering large-breed dogs at any age can increase their risk of obesity later on in life, according to researchers at the Morris Animal Foundation.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Dog Neutering Has Health Risks for Certain Breeds - The Atlantic

A growing body of research has documented the health risks of getting certain breeds fixed early—so why aren’t shelters changing their policies?

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

How to Teach Your Dog to Greet Nicely - Whole Dog Journal

passing by humans and/or dogs without fussing or pulling. Don't expect this to happen without practicing and rewarding your dog for the behavior you want!üThanks to Ally Padgett and Rosi Garcia (above)

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

12-Year-Old Is Making Bow Ties for Shelter Dogs In Order To Help Them Find Their Forever Homes

According to Beaux and Paws founder Darius Brown, it’s hard to resist adopting a shelter dog wearing a bow tie.

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Stress Lessens from Just 10 Minutes of Time with Animals

Researchers from Washington State University have found objective, physiological evidence that just 10 minutes spent petting a cat or dog will lower stress levels.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Five Steps to Stopping Unwanted Behavior - Whole Dog Journal

Most of the time, when dogs do something we don’t want them to do (such as stealing our socks or jumping on our elderly aunt), the first thing out of our mouths is “NO!” We’ve all done it. But you may have had a dog trainer or two tell you not to

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Veterinary Cannabis Researchers Attend ACVIM 2019

CCUSA staff attended the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum, a conference on the latest scientific research for veterinary professionals.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Purina says it’s cracked the (egg) code on feline allergens

News that may save more cats from relinquishment: A diet coated in egg powder has been found to neutralize the protein that causes people to experience allergic reactions to cats.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Update on grain-free diets and DCM cases in dogs - Whole Dog Journal

On June 27, 2019, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an update to two previous advisories regarding dog food and dogs who had developed dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).  The release made a splash in the mainstream news – but thi

Pets & Animals | Animals

Vet Issues Warning About Fly Bites On Dogs

A vet has warned dog owners over the dangers of fly bites which appear as large red blotches on the skin and what to do if you notice your dog has been bitten.

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Five Steps to Stopping Unwanted Behavior - Whole Dog Journal

Most of the time, when dogs do something we don’t want them to do (such as stealing our socks or jumping on our elderly aunt), the first thing out of our mouths is “NO!” We’ve all done it. But you may have had a dog trainer or two tell you not to

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

The Truth About Grain-Free Dog Foods And DCM | Dogs Naturally

The FDA reports grain-free dog foods may be causing heart disease. Is it grain-free diets or is it an issue that plagues the entire pet industry? ...

Pets & Animals | Animals

Little Blue Senior Dog Found Roaming The Streets All Alone - The Dodo

“We were mystified, but our vet helped us figure out the blue color (we think)"

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Mast Cell Tumors - Whole Dog Journal

Mast cell tumors (MCTs) are the most common form of malignant skin cancer that occurs in dogs, accounting for about 14 to 21 percent of all skin tumors. There is significant variability in the presentation of MCTs from dog to dog and even from tumor to tu

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

FDA: Grain Free Dog Food & Heart Disease | Dog Food Advisor

The latest information regarding the FDA's recent alert regarding a possible link between grain-free dog foods and heart disease

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Treat Your Very Good Dog to An Adorable Hawaiian Shirt This Summer | Mental Floss

Expawlorer's whimsical Hawaiian shirt for dogs is made for summer playtime with your pup, who deserves an extra belly rub for staying on top of seasonal trends.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

This Smart Tag Is an Essential Fourth of July Accessory for Dogs Afraid of Fireworks | Mental Floss

In addition to keeping your dog calm during fireworks shows this Fourth of July, a smartphone-connected pet tag will help you keep track of them.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Keep Your Dog Safe from Accidents - Whole Dog Journal

In a 48-hour period last weekend, three dogs who are very close to me ended up in veterinary emergency rooms. It was a very weird aggregation of events – but each event was avoidable, and each dog’s owner has taken responsibility for their dog’s pot

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Why Do Dogs Look So Sad? - The Atlantic

Two specialized muscles give them a range of expression that wolves eyes’ lack.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

The 10 Most Dog-Friendly Workplaces in America

Dog owners are starting to get ecstatic with bring your dog to work day coming up on June 21. Having a pet at work can seem like another job to handle, but it is actually the quite opposite.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

How To Remove Ticks From Your Dog: Dos and Don’ts

Did you just find a tick on your dog? Don't panic! There's an easy way to safely remove it. Find out the do's and don'ts to removing ticks here ...

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Grumpy Cat found quick success. Other celebrity pets might have it harder - CNN

Grumpy Cat has died, but she left quite a legacy. She's one of the first pets to make big money for its owner as a successful influencer.

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

Grumpy Cat, the internet's most famous cat, dead at 7 - CNN

Grumpy Cat, arguably the internet's most popular cat and one of its first viral memes, has died aged 7.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Doris Day, Animal Activist, Remembered | The Bark

With the passing of Doris Day, the world has lost not only a legendary actress and singer but also a pioneering animal activist. Day, 97, who died on May 13 at her Carmel Valley, Calif., home, was a lifelong dog-lover whose dedication to the cause of aban

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

CBD Oil Benefits: How To Heal Your Dog With Hemp

Think CBD Oil is overrated? All the research proves it isn't. Here's why your dog needs all those CBD oil benefits - for both treatment and prevention.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Cats rival dogs on many tests of social smarts. But is anyone brave enough to study them? | Science | AAAS

Social cognition researchers are finally probing the secrets of the feline mind—when the cats deign to cooperate

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

5 Ways You Can Support Your Local Animal Shelters | Mental Floss

Whether or not you're ready to commit to adding a new member to your family, there are plenty of ways to support shelters on National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Dogs can tune out noise, just like people at cocktail parties

This discovery is useful for handlers of working dogs, who often have to summon their canines in chaotic situations.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Missouri Now Has a Retirement Home for Senior Shelter Dogs | Mental Floss

Russell Clothier was tired of seeing old dogs being left behind at animal shelters. So he decided to open up a senior dog sanctuary.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

For its health and yours, keep the cat indoors

At least one running argument among cat lovers is now over: Whiskers, Lucy and Tigger are definitely better off staying indoors, scientists reported Wednesday. Pet cats allowed outdoors, in fact, are nearly three times as likely to become infected with p

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Cats Recognize Their Own Names—Even If They Choose to Ignore Them - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Dog Runs Grueling Desert Ultramarathon Just For Fun

This is Cactus, a Moroccan runner who completed the grueling Marathon des Sables through the Sahara Desert earlier this week. He is talented and he is also a dog.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Family Uses Special Sling For Needy Senior Siamese Cat With Arthritis - The Dodo

"He follows my mum around the house miaowing till she strokes him so she thought this would help."

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Sometimes Dogs are Best Left Home | Whole Dog Journal

I knew that with so many people coming to see the flowers, bringing a dog would be no fun for the dog nor me.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Fish Oil For Dogs: Safe Or Not?

Fish oil for dogs - is it a good idea to feed it as a supplement? Fish oil has DHA, EPA, and Omega-3s... but is it safe for your dog to eat?

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Dog owners are much happier than cat owners, survey finds - Portland Press Herald

Pet owners and non-pet owners are equally happy (or unhappy) but among pet owners, there is a big difference.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Tea Tree Oil Diffusers Are Toxic to Dogs | Whole Dog Journal

Although exposure to any essential oil is generally most concentrated when it directly contacts skin, tea tree oil diffusers and liquid potpourri present specific health concerns to dogs. These items release essential oils like tea tree continually into t

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Pet Dangers That Aren’t Food: Essential Oils, Houseplants, and More

You know the foods that are harmful to your pet. But what about the dangers around your house? From plants to essential oils, here are some pet dangers that aren’t food.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

I Was Threatened With Eviction — But This All-Natural Solution Saved Me -

Aggression. Digestive issues. Destruction. And barking—so much barking. That’s what I was facing on a daily basis, every time I’d leave my beautiful dog alone. I was worried and stressed—I didn’t know what to do anymore. Between angry neighbors,

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Inseparable Dog and Cat Best Friends Surrendered in the Same Carrier Now Have New Home Together

Shelter workers said Kitty the cat would yell anytime she was separated from Leila the dog

News | Animal Links

Study: Dogs Experience Profound Personality Changes As They Age - Study Finds

It's probably no surprise to their owners, but dogs, much like people, have distinct personalities (canine-alities?) that shift and change over time, according to a new study.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Cat found safe after going on a ride under hood of car | abc7.com

A cat is safe after going on a ride under the hood of a car. Kaleah Michelle tweeted a video along with a message saying "I was driving and heard a 'meow' and look what we found".

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

OurCrowd to set up Israel pet health tech hub with Australian partner

Innovation lab will aim at growing field of digital health technologies for pets, a global market worth billions

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Petco Workers Find Senior Dogs Abandoned In Store Bathroom

“They were shaking and they wanted to be together.”

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

This Company Makes Cardboard Tanks to Help Your Cat Conquer the World

To conquer the world, cats need cutting-edge military technology. That's why Suck UK creates awesome cardboard gadgets.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Realistic Masks of Your Own Pet's Face

A Company Makes Enormous, Human-Head Size Replicas of Your Own Pet's Face

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs: Is It Always Cancer? | Whole Dog Journal

Mast cell tumors (MCTs) are one of the most frequent skin cancers seen in dogs. For mast cell tumors, there are several predisposed breeds including Boxers, American Staffordshire terriers, and pit bulls.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Diseases Your Pets Can Pass to You Shown in Pictures

You may not be able to catch a cold from Fido, but you can catch some nasty stuff. Learn what illnesses your pets can share and their treatment options.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

5 of History's Biggest Dogs

Some of the world's largest dogs have tipped the scales in excess of 300 pounds and stood taller than some NBA players.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Adorable Group Photos of Dogs Who Pack Walk Together Every Day in Saratoga Springs, New York

Saratoga Dog Walkers in upstate New York offers a wonderful opportunity for local dogs to walk as a pack together on a daily basis. This program offers

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

4 of the Most Common Dog Behaviors, Decoded

What’s up, Fido? Get the scoop behind four common dog behaviors to understand what your furry friend is trying to say to you.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Puppy Brings Smiles to Patients at South Charleston Dentist Office

February is Pediatric Dentistry month and a local dentist office has a unique way of keeping it's tiny patients calm and comfortable.  

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

This Interactive Toy Plays With Your Dog When You're Busy Folding Laundry or Watching Your Favorite Show | Mental Floss

The Wickedbone is a smart, interactive dog toy that lets you be as hands-on or hands-off as you want. Here's how to get one on Amazon.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

13 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Dog Show Handlers

Here's how they know you should never put liver in your pantyhose—and why that Busy Bee scene in 'Best in Show' may not be so far-fetched.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Iran said to ban dog walking in Tehran

Canines also barred from riding in cars; police chief reportedly warns defiant dog owners will be 'dealt with severely'

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Bill introduced to make animal cruelty a federal felony

WASHINGTON (WSET) — Two lawmakers have introduced a bill that would make animal cruelty and bestiality a felony nationwide. The Orlando Sentinel reportsthe Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Actwould target "crushing, burning, drowning, su

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

25 Interesting Facts About Cats You May Not Have Known

Aside from fish, cats are the most popular pet of choice in American households today. Approximately 94 million cats in the United States are the proud owners of humans, and we wouldn't have it any

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Reduce Your Dog's Cancer Risks

Veterinary oncologists say that cancers in humans and in dogs are incredibly similar, in terms of growth and prognosis. That s good news for both species, as research of human or canine cancer may yield insight about and new treatments for this deadly dis

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Large, fluffy emotional support dog melts hearts on plane – and online

Now that's a good dog.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

The 10 Most Important Things to Teach A Puppy | Whole Dog Journal

The primary puppy socialization window is alarmingly small: from three to four weeks, to about 13 to 14 weeks.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

How Much Training Does Your Dog Really Need?

Teaching a dog new behaviors can be lots of fun, and there are tons of people and dogs who thoroughly enjoy daily training and engaging in various canine sports or activities. However, it s equally important to give yourself permission to take the pressur

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Hilarious moment man is reunited with his lost dog, who then returns with another pooch and a goat | Daily Mail Online

Kyle Krier's wife let out their black Labrador who disappeared. Kyle, from Kansas, went searching for 'Bo.' But when he found him, he wasn't alone. The pet made friends with another lab and a goat.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Paw Preference And Behavior Problems | The Bark

Paw and hand preferences are of great interest in behavior and psychology because they are an indication that one side of the brain is more active than another. A preference for using the right side of the body (hand or paw) is associated with a more acti

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

TSA Opts For Dogs With Floppy Ears | The Bark

If you’ve ever felt as though the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents at the airport don’t care at all about how you feel while being screened, you are not alone, but you might be wrong. The evidence for that assertion is that the TSA

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

9 Brands of Dog Food Recalled Due to Potentially Toxic Levels of Vitamin D

The FDA is alerting pet owners about recalls of several dry dog foods after receiving complaints that dogs eating the food experienced vitamin D toxicity.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Dog Accessories 2019: Best Dog Gear of the Year | Whole Dog Journal

Here are five pages of top-quality dog accessories for 2019 that you and your dog will truly enjoy.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Bloating in Dogs Treatable with Gastropexy | Whole Dog Journal

Symptoms of bloat, which is incredibly painful for the dog, include pacing and restlessness; a distended abdomen; turning to look at or bite at the flank area; rapid, shallow breathing; retching without actually vomiting up any food, and excessive droolin

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

Kitten Hilariously Learns That the Floating Triangles Reflected in the Mirror Are Attached to Her Head

While sitting on her human's bed, a funny little Scottish straight kitten named Mimo spotted a couple of floating triangles reflected in the dresser

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

A Determined Bunny Tenaciously Digs at the Dirt in an Effort to Free a Kitten Trapped Behind a Wall

A determined little bunny who grew very concerned about a feline friend who was stuck behind a corrugated wall, tenaciously dug at the dirt and pushed it

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

New Research: Does Neutering Help With Aggression?

It's long been accepted that neutering will help improve behavior. But what does does research show? Does Neutering Help With Aggression?

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Dogs & the Law: End of Year Review | The Bark

Every year, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) uses compliance with more than 90 policy ideas to rank states on their humane treatment of animals; as a metric, the organization looks at successfully enacted legislation. The trend, overall, is

News | Animal Links

People with depression, all treatment failed, until they adopted a pet

By Christian Jarrett. The companionship and responsibilities involved in looking after a pet may help combat depression.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs: Holistic Treatment Options

Congestive heart failure in dogs: what is this serious condition, how is it treated and is there any way to prevent it? Here's what you need to know.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

12 of the strangest dog behaviors explained

Dogs often exhibit strange behavior like sniffing other dogs' butts, eating poop, getting "the zoomies," and more. Here's why.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Dog Etiquette: Turning Your Dog Into a Gracious Guest | The Bark

Shortly after we were married, my husband and I spent the holidays with my in-laws, and we brought our young dog, Bugsy. He was social; had an excellent stay; came when called; had no history of food thievery; and would not lift his leg indoors, even on a

Science & Technology | Tech News

Ford comes up with a prototype noise-cancelling kennel to shelter dogs from fireworks

Dogs have a much wider range of hearing than humans do and noises that don’t bother us can give them a very ruff time. Fireworks are especially tough on many pups and also hard on owners who have to calm their panicking pets. To potentially help them, F

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

How To Train Your Pet To Get Their Teeth Brushed

If you’re one of the few pet owners whose cat or dog doesn’t easily sit through a full toothbrushing session without complaint, here’s some help. Some pets will buck, roll, and squirm away the first couple times you try and brush their teeth. But it

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Dog Limping: Possible Causes and Treatments

When your dog is limping it s time to consult with a veterinarian. They may have you rest your dog and monitor at home for 24-48 hours depending on the severity of the problem. If the limp doesn t improve or worsens, they will likely have you come in for

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

The Scooting Dog Decoded | Whole Dog Journal

Why is your dog dragging his butt across the carpet? Not just annoying to watch, this behavior is usually indicative of infected or impacted anal sacs.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Pets Improve Your Health in Pictures

Are you as happy as your dog or cat? WebMD's slideshow covers pet habits that could teach us a lesson in becoming happier and healthier.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

11 Ways To Make Your Dog Feel Less Alone When You’re At Work All Day

It's one thing to leave your dog home alone when you've got a quick errand to run. It's a whole other situation when you leave your fur kiddo home for the eight hours or so while you're at work. But it's a pretty common scenario. Most dog owners…

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

Environmentalists: To Save The World, Dump Your Pets

According to a study out Monday on global climate change, your dog (or your cat) is probably killing the environment, and if you want to stem the tide of global warming, it's time to say "good-bye" to Fido and Fluffy.

Pets & Animals | Animals

'Gold-diggin' dog swindles free burgers from McDonald's

Princess can't seem to curb her craving for Big Macs and fries, so the dog has taken to sneaking out at night and walking herself to the parking lot of a local McDonald's in Oklahoma City to get her fix of free burgers.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

How to Play "Search Me!" | Whole Dog Journal

The search me! game uses lots of energy and can tire out your very active dog, and offers very practical applications as well. Start with treats, since most dogs will happily look for food.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Arizona Animal Sanctuary Needs Volunteers to Cuddle Rescued Wolfdog Puppies

A dog sanctuary and rehabilitation center near Clarkdale, Arizona, has been flooded with phone calls and emails ever since it asked for volunteers to come cuddle their rescued wolfdog puppies. Nonprofit organization Pets Return Home recently saved more than two dozen pups—plus two pregnant moms—from being euthanized in Northern California

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Stray Dog Was So Matted No One Knew What Kind Of Dog He Was

He looks SO different now!

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

25 Shelter Dogs Who Made It Big

From four-legged movie stars to heroic rescue dogs, some of history's most amazing pooches were adopted from shelters.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Clever puppy escapes his house and then rings the doorbell to get back in

A puppy managed to escape his home, but then figured out how to ring the doorbell to get back inside.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

25 Benefits of Adopting a Rescue Dog

According to the ASPCA, 3.3 million dogs enter shelters each year in the United States. Although that number has gone down since 2011 (from 3.9 million) there are still millions of dogs waiting in shelters for a forever home. October is Adopt a Shelter Do

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Man Adopts 45 Dogs And Sets Them Free On His Four Acres Of Land

It’s great that dog shelters exist, but a dog’s experience in one can still be pretty bad. They live in