I was a police canine handler for 8 years. My dog Bach was as gentle as a puppy unless he was provoked or he detected a threat against me. I had absolutely no problem bringing him into preschools and letting the children pet him and play with him. He was a part of our family, and with 4 sons, the house was always full of kids.
Four cats have now been found that were missing at 125 Second Avenue. There are additional animals missing from that building and other buildings nearby.
In a city known for boisterous celebrations, there is new reason for optimism in New Orleans this week. More than 2,000 animal protection advocates have descended upon The Big Easy for the Humane Society of the United States' annual Animal Care Expo.
Do the following statements refer to (a) my White Anglo-Saxon Protestant girlfriend or (b) a cat?
How do Australians do so many things so well? They combine tremendous pride in their work with a friendly, light-hearted sense of humor that you can't help enjoying. Of the 32 countries we have visited as a family, Australia is our new #1.
Easter is a time of joyous celebration for many. Much planning goes into family gatherings and the fun, food and festivities to be enjoyed by children and adults alike. But have you remembered to plan for your pets?
I awoke with a start at yesterday morning and in the silence of the early day I waited. I waited to hear the little snuffling of her nose. The shuffle...
Many think of doggy boutiques as fun places to take furry pooches to get treats, toys, or accessories, but Barkfield Road in East Northport, New York,...
Pablo has plowed through many a social barrier not only for Erin, but for her brothers as well. When approached by this gentle giant sporting his bright blue service dog vest, people naturally let down their guard. Pablo puts people at ease and allows Erin to interact and communicate.
A woman in Deer Park was arraigned yesterday for abandoning her lab mix after two shelters told her they currently had no room but would put her on a waiting list.
At the risk of starting a scandal involving promiscuous sex and teenage pregnancy, I have been living in a cathouse for almost two decades. And the madam of the establishment was the mother of nine children.
One of the most common mistakes dog owners make is not giving their furry friend enough exercise, which can lead to boredom and potentially neurotic and destructive behaviors.
Last Week marked the passing of Andy Chernovsky. Andy was the beloved husband of Little Shelter's Volunteer President, Maryann Chernovsky.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. As we cut down much of the Amazon forest , much of the rest is starting to die off,...
In a Park Service compendium published in mid-March, officials wrote that the transmission of disease from llamas or alpacas to wild sheep or mountain goats has not been documented, and the likelihood is "probably low, although still possible."
Couldn't the editors have been mindful of the fact that comparing Jews and dogs, in any context, might be considered -- oh, just maybe -- insulting?