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Sabine Ludwig | Posted 12.25.2014 | Comedy
Sabine Ludwig

We come from all over: From big cities, sleepy towns and small villages nestled in between green wineries. And - we are all dog lovers. We feel th...

Celebrating Check the Chip Day With Happy Pet Reunion Stories

Jen Reeder | Posted 01.28.2015 | Good News
Jen Reeder

To help pet owners remember the importance of keeping microchip information updated, the American Animal Hospital Association and American Veterinary Medical Association designated August 15 as Check the Chip Day.

First City in Iran to Ban Killing Stray Dogs and the Woman Behind It

Negar Mojtahedi | Posted 10.08.2014 | Impact
Negar Mojtahedi

Shooting stray dogs is common practice in Iran. However, now the northwestern city of Tabriz has become the first and only city in the country to outlaw killing street dogs. It's all thanks to the efforts of one Iranian woman who is campaigning for those who can't speak for themselves.

What Your Dog Wants to Tell You But Can't

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Kaiser

Little did I know that that following my heart that day would transform my life. After meeting my new best friend, my entire life changed. I realized I could no longer settle in my life. I had a furry friend I was responsible for, and that meant giving us a life we really deserved.

Cat People Way More Likely To Date Dog People Than Vice Versa. Plus Other Fun Facts About Pets And Dating

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.14.2014 | Good News

If you're single and ready to mingle, run to your local animal shelter. Now. A survey by Match.com and PetSmart Charities released last month shows...

Cat People Are Smarter Than Dog People, New Study Shows

LiveScience | Rachael Rettner | Posted 05.29.2014 | Science

SAN FRANCISCO — "Dog people" and "cat people" really do have different personalities, according to a new study. People who said they were dog love...

Eight Dog Tricks I Value Most

Holly Robinson | Posted 06.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Holly Robinson

My dog is now 8 years old, which makes him as middle-aged as I am, and he is comfortable in his own white furry skin. I'm trying to take lessons from him. You can't teach an old dog new tricks, maybe, but this dog has plenty to teach an old writer.

Do Our Dogs Look And Act More Like Us Over Time?

Next Avenue | Donna Sapolin | Posted 04.06.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Donna Sapolin Every day I think to myself how much the dogs I see walking around New York City look like their owner...

5 Things Dogs Teach You About Life

Michelle Higginson | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Higginson

Dogs may eat food off of the ground, go to the bathroom outside and say "hello" by sniffing behinds, but we're the ones who have a lot to learn.

Why This Traveler Will Never Set Foot in Sochi (Pt. 2)

Laura Lippstone | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel
Laura Lippstone

The other day I wrote about why visiting Sochi, Russia -- home of the Winter Olympics -- would not be happening in my lifetime.

23 Signs Your Pet Is Actually Your First-Born Child

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

The United States birth rate just hit a record low, as more and more twenty- and thirty-somethings are putting off the parenting phase of their lives....

Extraordinary Friendships: Why We Love Our Pets

Posted 07.31.2013 | MarloThomas

When I was just starting out as an actress, one of my first big jobs was the lead in the London production of "Barefoot in the Park." It was a life-ch...

Every Dog-Lover Should See This Video

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.27.2013 | Good News

Remember that Super Bowl Ram Trucks commercial set to radio broadcaster Paul Harvey's "So God Made A Farmer" speech? This may be better. Dog lovers...

How Loving Dogs Taught Me About Empathy

Dogster | Posted 07.24.2013 | Good News
Dogster

Growing up in a gravely dysfunctional household where coldness was the prevailing sentiment, I turned to animals for unconditional love. Even a mound full of Texas fire ants became friends.

Remembering Luis: Fields of Barley, Fields of Gold

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 07.22.2013 | Fifty
Joanna Perry-Folino

I'm going to be brave here and tell you exactly what I fear about my dating life now that I'm over 50. I'm terrified there's no one out there for me. That no one who can put up with my nuttiness, my anxieties, my insecurities, my moodiness.

My Dog and I Are Growing Old Together and Things Are Getting a Little 'Ruff'

Fred Lundgren | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Fred Lundgren

Fred and I have spent almost every day together since he was weaned by his mother. At the Lundgren home, we are known as "Big Fred" and "Little Fred," but we both come to attention whenever my wife calls our name.

5 Tricks An Old Sheepdog Taught Me About Life

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 02.03.2013 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

An old dog taught me that it's never too late to learn how to live a good life.

Doggie's Day Out

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 09.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

For those of you who've recently found yourself mothering an adorable little pup we've put together the following "I'm not a regular (dog) mom, I'm a cool (dog) mom" itinerary.

'Dogs In The City': The Spotlight Goes To Skateboarding Dog's Head

Posted 05.31.2012 | TV

New series "Dogs in the City" (Wed., 8 p.m. ET on CBS) follows Justin Silver, who is a dog trainer, behavioralist and a stand-up comedian. The show...

Ode to a Handsome Dog

Randi Miller | Posted 07.01.2012 | DC
Randi Miller

Jack has always surprised and delighted me, and every time I see a sticker that asks "who rescued whom?" I think the phrase "dog owner" is inaccurate. To call a dog one's "pet" is a disservice to the dog. Jack has been a remarkable friend.

Puppy Love: New Online Dating Sites for Dogs

Julie Spira | Posted 06.26.2012 | Style
Julie Spira

New sites such as MatchPuppy.com and SpotWag can help man's best friend find love and happiness on the Internet. Shouldn't our devoted four-legged friends have an opportunity to find love online?

Roll Over Beethoven: Classical Music For Dogs?!

BJ Gallagher | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home
BJ Gallagher

My friend recently mentioned that she was using special music CDs for dogs. "For dogs?" I asked. "For dogs," she replied. "Don't laugh -- one of their CD's is on the Billboard list of best-selling classical albums!"

A Not-So-Rare Breed of Boomers

Sally Abrahms | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty
Sally Abrahms

Adoration for pets has been around since Greek and Roman times. So, maybe it's only fitting that today's boomers also give their pets, particularly their dogs, the royal treatment. Or not.

Undercover Investigation of a Dog Factory Farm

Josh Tetrick | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green
Josh Tetrick

Last week, the animal protection organization Mercy For Animals released a video taken undercover by an employee wearing a hidden camera at a dog fact...

'The Dog Who Couldn't Stop Loving'

Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

But there is one trait in which Benjy excels: this dog knows nothing but loving. He can't help it.