Simple, inexpensive preparations can keep owners from having to choose between their pets' lives and their own. What are some of the most important tips?
Whether or not you believe in unicorns, you can't deny the existence of one very common mythical creature living amongst humans today. This creature can often be found snoozing on couches, fetching balls in the backyard, or haphazardly bruising shins with a wildly wagging tail. This creature is known as the "pit bull."
We at Mrs. Sizzle asked Pamela Hanson to join us for a doggie play date at their apartment and we had no idea how much fun it would really be.
Below is an excerpt of an e-mail I received from my friend Vicki who works as a massage therapist in the St. Louis area. She received her guide dog Watson from Guiding Eyes for the Blind too, almost a year ago.
Marshall was abandoned, abused and starving. He was among 60 other dogs living on a property without food, water and shelter. During the time of his r...
What you may not know about owning a pit bull is just how much you'll grow to love these blocky-headed dogs. Owning a pit bull may be habit-forming. You just might own two, or maybe three, or if you're really lucky, you just might own four. Good things come in multiples sometimes.
We were not only going to a private wolf sanctuary, Aventuraid, but also to an animal wilderness park - Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien. The zoo was in a stunning boreal forest, and we looked forward to experiencing a camping, canoeing and hiking adventure.
I never intended to be a voice for pit bull-type dogs. Never in a million years. My life has quite literally gone to the dogs over the years. And while I never intended to be any type of voice for pit bull-type dogs, this is why I care so much and will never stop being a voice for them, either.
In my case, the lemons came in the form of losing my beloved Sam. The lemonade was rescuing my Max and learning about the incredibly selfless,wonderful people out there daily who aid and comfort the millions of abandoned dogs. It is my honor to help them the way we do.
August 26 was National Dog Day. And as of last count, just on Instagram, 3,784,140 people posted #nationaldogday photos of four-legged friends.
Your Meat-Eating Habit Is Killing More Than Just Cows -- says a new report, which cites the land degradation, pollution and deforestation caused by rising global demand for meat as "likely the leading cause of modern species extinctions."
I was one of those people -- the ones who believed the media hype about pit bulls even though I had never known anyone with a pit bull, let alone anyone who had been hurt by one. Fast forward a few years and now we have two pit bulls. But, just because we adopted pit bulls doesn't mean you should.
If you have a pet who finds herself on what is commonly referred to as a "restricted" breed list, I am certain you have experienced discrimination against your four-legged family member. Sometimes it doesn't matter how impeccable your credit is or that you are a responsible pet parent with a well-behaved furry family member.
He rewards us with a song or a soaring performance in air, and despite our heavy slow selves anchored to this pavement, we shield the sun with our hand and follow him with our eyes, paying some respect for his gift and his splendor.
I have dealt with every breed and every temperament out there and I can assure you harboring breed discrimination will get you bitten. We treat humans as individuals so shouldn't we treat animals as individuals, too?
The dog was dead, and we were left to deal with the body. It wasn't even our dog, but our neighbors', a brindle-colored Plott hound named Dorsey who...