Elias Weiss Friedman, known and loved by many as The Dogist, runs one of the largest dog accounts on Instagram. He also just wrote his first book, The Dogist, which became a New York Times Best Seller overnight.
As the old saying goes, "You don't know where you're going until you know where you've been." With this in mind, here is a brief historical overview of challenges to the use of dogs in experiments.
America has always had a thing for dogs, and not just the coney kind. They're our best friends. They're our most loyal companions. And they give us all somebody else to blame when we fart. They're kind of the best. But dog owners?
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
As a pet owner and caregiver, be wise on where you seek your medical advice. Check out the credentials of the authors of the articles you are reading and scientific proof of their claims.
To the College Board, the year is 2015 and young people across this country and around the world are taking the SATs with challenges. Rather than insisting that I prove the medical necessity of my service dog, how about working to design a test that is a measurement of what we are capable of out in the world?
In a 2008 experiment, two French social psychologists had a handsome young Frenchman named Antoine approach 240 randomly selected women and ask them for their phone numbers so they could go on a date.
There goes a saying, "every dog has its day," but today there are 16 lucky pups in the spotlight. Petfinder Foundation announces the winners of the My...
I awoke this morning to a glorious warm and sunny day, unusual for mid-November in Toronto. I decided to take Lucille for a walk in our favourite ravi...
Lately, I've found myself inhabiting two personalities I would have rolled my eyes at five years ago: "busy person" and "rescuer." Since my mom went ...
A total of 500 pets found their forever homes during HLN's "The Big Rescue", a week long campaign dedicated to raising awareness of pet shelter causes and encouraging pet rescue adoptions.
Wolves are not only caught in the crossfire between rural ranchers and more urban wildlife advocates; this most misunderstood and maligned animal is also trapped along a cultural fault line between the Old and the New West.
Cleo taught me the fulfilling beauty of loyalty. From her I learned other wisdom: the liberating value of expecting less and appreciating more, the treasure in small things, the serenity of living in the present moment. She had an exquisite ability to remind me to cherish life.
This is a story about a demanding ambassador's wife, who was "an ogre and an alcoholic," a demanding ambassador, and a cat in Vienna which in 1968 almost caused a military crisis.
This isn't to say that you should go out and adopt a dog just because you think he'll help you avoid a heart attack. But even if your pets don't necessarily bring more life to your heart, they'll definitely bring more heart to your life.
Mr. Matsumura began feeding the starving animals and eventually decided he should stay and care for the animals that survived, even though it was a direct disregard of government orders. By staying, he was being exposed to up to 17 times the level of radiation that is considered safe.