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Jon Hamm Adopts Dog Who Was Returned to the Rescue Shelter Twice

I Stand With my Pack announced that the actor and "Mad Men" star had adopted a dog named Splash, who was returned to the shelter twice. 

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

The Absolute Coziest Dog Sweaters For Fall

Looking for fall dog sweaters to keep your pup cozy and warm this season? These are some of the cutest ones out there.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

German Study Finds Dogs Are Able to Detect COVID-19 From Human Saliva

A German study has found that dogs are able to detect COVID-19 from the scent of a patient's saliva.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

How To Teach Your Dog 3 Basic Commands

Looking to train your puppy with basic dog commands? Here are step-by-step instructions for sit, down, stay and a bonus (paw).

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Disaster Readiness - Yes, Again! - Whole Dog Journal

If you have been following the weather news, you might have guessed what this post was going to be about, am I right? So, we had a little dress rehearsal for fire season a month ago. Here in California, we had a unseasonal storm that featured a ton of thu

Pets & Animals | Allergy

Allergy Eyedrop Types: Choose the One Best for You

WebMD explains the uses and variety of eyedrops for allergies, including side effects.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

The Right Way to Feed Treats to Your Dog - Whole Dog Journal

Did know there are right ways and wrong ways to feed treats to your canine pal? Here's how to feed treats to your dog.

    Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

    Hilarious Finalists of the 2020 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

    Check out the hilarious finalists of the 2020 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, which show the humor of animals.

    Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

    3 recent discoveries have upended scientists' understanding of how dogs age, navigate, and perceive human speech

    Recent discoveries have found that dogs understand speech just as we do and that their human-age equivalent might be older than you'd think.

      Pets & Animals | Animals

      Wrong turn leads to Amazon delivery driver saving drowning dog in Massachusetts | KTLA

      To say that John Cassabria is an animal lover is an understatement. He grew up surrounded by pets and is currently the proud owner of four dogs, four cats and even a pet snake. But nothing could have prepared him for the events that transpired on one swel

        Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

        Near Death Experiences: Will Our Dogs be Waiting For us? | The Bark

        As I raised my head up from the ground to look around, I saw my deceased dog from my childhood bounding towards me. … It was overwhelmingly wonderful. I felt completely at peace and totally happy. I was so excited to see her again, and I did not questio

        Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

        Louisiana man and pet bloodhound find missing man with dementia

        Zach Stephens and his bloodhound, Ruby, found Kenneth Russell after he went missing for almost 5 days.

        Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

        17 Things You Should Know Before Getting A Puppy

        What you think raising a puppy is like is probably not at all what raising a puppy is like.

        Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

        Behavioral Probiotics - Whole Dog Journal

        The gut’s primary job is complicated and critical – extracting nutrients from food and moving waste products out of the body – it’s a marvel of engineering. In recent decades, though, we’ve learned that the gut is even more complex and amazing t

          Pets & Animals | Allergy

          Is Your Vacuum Cleaner Making Allergies Worse?

          Can cleaning your house trigger your allergies? Find out if your vacuum cleaner is actually causing your allergy symptoms.

          Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

          How to Teach Your Dog to Be a Good Dining Companion - Whole Dog Journal

          These days, thanks to coronavirus, more and more restaurants are offering outdoor dining, and many are allowing dogs to accompany their humans, as some traditional outdoor restaurants have for years. You may have seen some very well-behaved dogs lying qui

            Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

            Bear Picks Up Fallen Traffic Cone by Roadside Before Walking Away

            This bear was seen walking down the road in a national park. The bear walking before him had smacked down a traffic cone kept by the side of the road. When t...

              Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

              Amazing Sheepadoodle appears to talk to her owner using a soundboard - Upworthy

              That's a very good girl.

              Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

              Tennessee rescue dog alerts owner to house fire next door, saves sleeping family

              A rescue dog in Tennessee became a Fourth of July hero after alerting her owner to a house fire next door and saving a family asleep inside.  

                Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

                Great Dane Gets Scared When His Human Dresses Up As Ghostbusters' Stay Puft Marshmallow Man

                An eager Great Dane named "Luke Skywalker" gets scared when his human comes downstairs dressed up like the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man from Ghostbusters.

                Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

                Hummingbirds Can See Colors We Can’t Even Imagine | WIRED

                When humans see purple, we’re really seeing a blend of red and blue light. Hummingbirds see purple plus ultraviolet—and lots of other nonspectral colors.

                Pets & Animals | Allergy

                Are You Allergic To Insect Stings? Types Of Reactions, Symptoms And Treatments

                Learn more from WebMD about mild to severe allergic reactions to insect stings and how to treat them.

                Pets & Animals | pets and animals

                Tarantula Hawk Wasp Has the 2nd Most Painful Bug Sting in the World–but Tarantulas Get It Worse

                She usually won’t sting you unless provoked, but if she does, you’ll probably wish she hadn’t. Unlike the ...

                Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

                Two Dogs Rescued From Brownsville, Texas, Parking Lot - The Dodo

                Two dogs were found as strays in a fast food restaurant parking lot in Brownsville, Texas, and rescued by Animal Aid Brigade in Houston.

                Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

                Why Fireworks Scare Some Dogs But Not Others

                Canine scientists investigate why loud sounds cause some dogs to lose their cool and offer insight on effective treatment

                Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

                Tennessee dog turns 20, sets record for oldest living golden retriever in history

                A golden retriever in Tennessee became the oldest known living dog after celebrating her 20th birthday months ago, according to a recent blog post from the GoldHeart Golden Retrievers Rescue.

                  Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

                  Dolphin swims up boat, greets owner's dogs in viral video

                  The Facebook video, posted by Magen Peigelbeck, shows the dolphin as it slowly approaches the boat nestled near the Isle of Hope Marina on Saturday. 

                  Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

                  Animal Care Workers Reveal How They Weigh Their Little Pals In 41 Cute Pictures

                  Ever wondered how zookeepers weigh koalas, pandas, zebras, giraffes, and penguins? Well, I did. Bored Panda has got an answer in this compilation which is too cute for zoo.

                  Pets & Animals | Allergy

                  Drug Allergies: Types, Symptoms, Treatments

                  WebMD explains drug allergies, including symptoms and treatment.

                  Pets & Animals | Allergy

                  Asthma and Allergies

                  WebMD takes a closer look at allergies and asthma.

                  Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

                  Koala and Wombat Become 'Best of Friends' While in Isolation at Australian Zoo

                  Elsa the koala and Hope the wombat joey spent two months in isolation together during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic shut down

                  Pets & Animals | pets and animals

                  Mexico Seizes Illegal Shipment Containing 15,000 Live Turtles to Be Delivered to China

                  Mexican authorities uncovered an illegal shipment of 15,053 freshwater turtles inside 158 wooden crates last month. The illegal ...

                  Pets & Animals | Animals

                  20 Fun Facts About Penguins We Didn’t Learn in Biology Class

                  Few of us are lucky enough to see these clumsy tuxedo-wearing birds in nature, and it’s probably hard to find someone who doesn't dream of seeing penguin parents with their cute little chicks waddling across the cold blue ice. Thanks to wildlife photo

                  Pets & Animals | Animals

                  Chris Evans Saved His Dog From a Shelter Like a True Superhero, and They’ve Been Inseparable Ever Since

                  There are many photos that show Chris Evans’ devotion to his dog. And fans love witnessing their bond because it’s so sincere and full of love. When you look at them, you have an immediate urge to get a dog and enjoy a peaceful life together.

                    Pets & Animals | Animals!

                    Do Dogs Get Headaches? | Mental Floss

                    Dogs and humans share some of the same central neural pathways. Does that mean they need blackout curtains for crippling headaches, too?

                    Pets & Animals | Conservation/Wildlife/Africa

                    Conservation Safari in South Africa - Capture Africa Tours

                    A unique hands-on safari where you experience a behind the scenes looks at the challenging work of wildlife conservation in South Africa.

                      Pets & Animals | Conservation/Wildlife/Africa

                      The wild animals at risk in lockdown

                      There has been a spike in poaching in many countries during lockdown – as well as being bad for wildlife, that raises our risk of exposure to new viruses.

                        Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

                        Virginia Tech Awards Moose the Therapy Dog With Honorary Doctorate

                        After supporting staff and students at Virginia Tech for six years, Moose the Therapy Dog received his honorary doctorate during a virtual commencement ceremony on May 15.

                        Pets & Animals | Allergy

                        When to See a Doctor for Your Allergies

                        Tired of your sneezing and sniffling and nothing you do seems to work? Here's when it's time to see a doctor for your allergy symptoms.

                        Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

                        5 Bad Dog Smells Every Owner Need To Look Out For! - Petlab Co.

                        A bad dog smell might not be as normal as you think. It could be a sign that your pup is unwell or suffering from an infection. Take a look at 5 of the bad dog smells every puppy parent need to know about!

                        Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

                        Why Do Dogs Walk in Circles Before Lying Down?

                        Have you ever noticed your dog turning in circles before lying down for the night? This curious canine behavior has a little something to do with evolution.

                        Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

                        On-Leash Reactivity—Give Me Space! | The Bark

                        It’s another exciting day in the life of a dog trainer. I come bearing my notes and a treat pouch stuffed with teeny-tiny pieces of cheese, ready to tackle my new client’s reactivity concerns. (For those looking for a description of reactivity, it is

                        Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

                        Closed to Tourists, Yosemite National Park Is Reclaimed by Native Wildlife

                        Yosemite National Park in California has been closed to tourists for weeks, and the animals there are taking advantage of the new free space and privacy.

                          Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

                          Dogs might be able to detect coronavirus in humans, researchers say

                          Like medical detection dogs that can sniff out cancer or Parkinson's, canines might be able to help with rapid, non-invasive screening for coronavirus.

                          Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

                          Dog and cat Google searches surge to new high during COVID-19 crisis

                          Have you blindly typed "cat" or "dog" into Google lately? So has everyone else.

                          Pets & Animals | Animals

                          Cats and Dogs Up For Adoption Are Finding Homes with Quarantined Americans - The New York Times

                          Shelters across the United States are reporting a rise in foster applications as people seek out a friend to ride out the coronavirus crisis with.

                          Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

                          Vet Advice: Relieving Your Dog's Arthritis | The Bark

                          The easy run becomes a stiff walk; the jump to a favorite chair is no longer possible; lying down is accompanied by a deep groan. As our dogs age, things that were once second nature become an effort. Today, thanks to advances in veterinary medicine and c

                          Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

                          Why Do Dogs Howl? | The Bark

                          Dear Bark: I’ve had my Beagle, Jet, for a couple of months, and we’re doing well together. However, his howling is becoming an issue. Do you think he’s afraid or unhappy when he howls? Is this something he’ll outgrow, or should I be working on cha

                          Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

                          A Dog Will Deliver You Bottles Of Wine Outside This Maryland Shop

                          Stone House Urban Winery in Hagerstown, MD, is currently going viral thanks to some adorable photos of their delivery dog Soda who brings wine bottles out to customers as a sort of no-contact delivery, according to WJLA.

                          Pets & Animals | Animals!

                          These Dolphins Have Lost Their Minds With Excitement At The Sight Of A Sloth

                          With their temporary closing, the sleepy sloth named Chico was treated to an eye-opening adventure through the Gulf of Mexico exhibits. Turns out, the dolphins

                          Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

                          Free Busch Beer for Fostering or Adopting a Shelter Dog | Mental Floss

                          If getting to play with a lovable pup isn’t enough of an incentive to foster or adopt a shelter dog, Busch is throwing in a bonus.

                          Pets & Animals | Animals

                          40 Most Wholesome Rescue Pet Photos Of The Month | Bored Panda

                          Here are some pictures of rescue animals who haven’t known their new families for long, but are already pretty sure they’re going to fit in just fine.

                          Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

                          Coronavirus and Dogs: Everything You Need to Know | The Bark

                          What do we know? What should we be doing? As the pandemic develops, here’s the current scoop on dog-related issues. And no, your dog doesn’t need a mask. Seriously. Until recently, most of us were probably not that tuned into what a virus was, or did.

                          Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

                          Social distancing also applies to pets during coronavirus pandemic, veterinarian says

                          As the world is adapting to the new restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, a veterinarian says people should also be taking precautions when it comes to pets.

                          Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

                          Animal Shelters Seek People To Foster Pets During Coronavirus Pandemic – CBS Los Angeles

                          Social distancing got you feeling a bit lonely these days? If you've ever thought about fostering a pet, this is the time to do it.

                          Pets & Animals | Animals

                          Tennessee ‘hero’ dog dies after saving family from deadly tornado | ABC 14 News

                          Related Posts Congresswoman Ilhan Omar and chief fundraiser lover go… Body cam shows police helping mother celebrate… There’s a reason dogs are called man’s best friend. Pastor Darrin Crockett’s family miraculously survived Tuesday morning’s t

                          Pets & Animals | Animals

                          Students brings local shelter dogs along on their morning run

                          The cross-country running team at St. Joseph High School in Santa Maria, California decided they’d like to invite their local shelter dogs along for a run.

                          Pets & Animals | Animals

                          NY pizzeria plugs adoptable dogs on pizza boxes

                          A pizzeria in Amherst, N.Y. has partnered with SPCA in Niagara to raise awareness of adoptable dogs at its shelter.

                          Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

                          Mississippi Hotel That Lets Guests Foster a Dog During Their Stay Has Found Forever Homes for 60 Pups

                          At the Home2 Suites by Hilton in D'Iberville, Mississippi, guests can care for foster dogs and even take them home.

                          Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

                          German Shepherd Treads Water for 11 Hours to Rescue Owner | PEOPLE.com

                          Heidi the German shepherd was named honorary police dog for the day by officers in Moreton Bay, Australia

                          Pets & Animals | Animals

                          8 tips for adopting your dog or cat soul mate | Best Friends Animal Society

                          Pet matchmaking advice from experts at Best Friends on how to find the dog or cat of your dreams

                          Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

                          The internet demands justice for Daniel, the Westminster Dog Show's real winner

                          The internet is upset that Siba the poodle won the Westminster Dog Show's Best in Show over Daniel the golden retriever, using the hashtag #DanielWasRobbed.

                          Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

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

                          adopting a puppy, caring for puppies, most important dog commands, how to train a puppy, puppy socialization, puppy socialization checklist, important puppy lessons

                          Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

                          New Law May Give Tax Break For People Who Adopt Animals

                          A new law under consideration in New York State would give up to a $125 tax credit per pet for owners who adopt animals from shelters.

                          Pets & Animals | Animals

                          Why Dogs Twitch in Their Sleep

                          Dogs dream during the REM cycle of sleep just like humans do, and the results can be quite adorable.

                          Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

                          Hate to Watch a Movie That Involves a Sad Dog Plot? This Website Can Warn You Ahead of Time

                          Nothing ruins movie night faster than seeing a fictitious animal harmed. Now you can screen movies and television to make sure the good boy lives.

                          Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

                          Q&A with Maria Goodavage author of Doctor Dogs | The Bark

                          In conversation with a writer whose focus on working dogs has contributed mightily to our understanding of the canine skill set and how it’s harnessed for our benefit. Bark: In the course of researching Doctor Dogs, did you learn anything that surprised

                          Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

                          Dog Owner Warns Of Rope Toy Danger After Her Golden Retriever Passes Away

                          READ THIS...It may save your dog's life! "Dog owner warns of rope toy danger after her Golden Retriever passes away."

                          Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

                          When Greetings Are a Contact Sport | The Bark

                          Dear Bark: Thanksgiving’s coming and I’m looking forward to hosting the dinner this year. However, I’m a little concerned about the greeting behavior of my high-spirited pups, who tend to bark, jump, lick and generally carry on when someone new come

                            Pets & Animals | Animals

                            Animal cruelty now a federal crime after Trump signs bipartisan bill into law

                            A bipartisan bill that makes animal cruelty a federal crime has passed Congress, and the president signed it into law on Monday. 

                            Pets & Animals | Animals!

                            Calculate Your Dog's Age With This New, Improved Formula

                            A study of the epigenetic clock in Labradors shows calculating a dog's age is much more complicated than just multiplying by seven

                            Pets & Animals | Animals

                            13 Jaw-Dropping Facts About Hummingbirds

                            These fascinating facts and photos are bound to make you adore them even more! Learn some interesting facts about quirky hummingbirds.

                            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 | Pets & Animals

                            This photographer wrangles his pet cats to create surreal family vacation photos

                            Photo retoucher Jim Lind's cats wind up in (mock) precarious situations in "Family Vacation."

                            Pets & Animals | Animals!

                            Dog Breaks Through Neighbor's Fence - The Dodo

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

                            Pets & Animals | Animals

                            Snakehead fish that can breathe air, survive on land found in Georgia

                            An invasive northern snakehead fish was found in a pond, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division confirmed.

                            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.

                            Pets & Animals | Animals

                            Fox Finds Phone Secretly Recording Him And Decides To Take Revenge

                            “Tip, do not set up a phone to film a secret spot or else you'll be digging through woods for 20 minutes ...”

                            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 | Animals!

                            10 Wily Facts About Coyotes | Mental Floss

                            Coyotes that live in the eastern United States are hybrids with both dog and wolf DNA. Here are some more facts about the resourceful predator.

                            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.