I first noticed that my dog, Roxy Hess, had artistic intentions when she left a forceful and unmistakable message on the floor of the studio we share. Slow human that I am, I hadn't realized that Roxy was not only on top of the latest developments in the artworld, she was running amongst the pack leaders.
As my new plumber opened a box filled with porcelain pieces I learn he is from Chicago, and a Bears fan. He spends the season in what he calls "The Bus", an old '74 school bus in the parking lot of Solider Field, and has invited me and my dog to the Windy City for tailgating.
Have you ever wondered how much water your dog needs each day? Do you assume he'll drink precisely the amount he needs if you give him free access to ...
Dog behavior, in all of its kaleidoscopic forms, is an incredibly exciting field of research, and I look forward to seeing further studies of the above and other questions.
Are you a techy with a furry, four-legged best friend? If so, you'd probably love to share your passion for technology with your favorite companio...
My eldest daughter, Kit, made a movie trailer starring herself and Petey. It's a wonderful tribute to a wonderful dog. And she's a wonderful kid for doing it. Some days, when I miss that black-and-white face, I watch it. It makes me weep every time, but it also fills me with so much love.
A pet store in Brazil, decided to perform an experiment. What would happen if they put shelter pets in place of the regular animals for sale. Would this help more shelter animals find homes, by making them seem like pets for sale?
So, I thought ye might be a wonderin' Bout this Lassie's love she holds For a lad that swept her off her feet So here's the story told He speaks nary...
NOTE: Graphic images. The world is full of cruel, barbaric acts and images -- what with ISIS beheading people on video and human traffickers said to ...
Italian researchers recently demonstrated that trained dogs can detect prostate cancer almost unerringly. Dog handlers from the Italian Ministry of Defense trained two German shepherds to detect the smell of prostate cancer by sniffing urine samples from men with the disease.
Until we get a canine in office, we can only dream about a president who owns up to the mess he or she has made, then stands by looking ashamed while it is dealt with, calmly and efficiently, by a lackey.
Rescue a dog as messed up as mine and soon you will think you are doing pretty damn good in comparison. Its the hardest thing I have ever done but by far the most rewarding.
Coverage in the Vietnamese media makes one thing abundantly clear -- the general public in Vietnam is more engaged in animal welfare than ever before.
We are in danger. We need to get out of this house and away from the cat. He is a psychopath. Did you see what he did to that mouse? Torture and dismemberment are activities associated with antisocial personality disorders. And he exhibits no remorse or guilt. He's not right in the head.
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In the moments after my 11-year-old pup passed away, I kissed her head, wrapped her still warm body in an old slipcover, and texted my partner Colin about her death, letting him know I'd call him after I got things sorted out.