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.
Being in a relationship is all about compromises. Or so they tell us. But when it comes to choosing a movie to watch wouldn't you rather just watch the one you want?
Playing fetch or taking a leisurely walk in the park doesn't seem to be enough for these clever creatures! Watch as they enjoy activities that are normally reserved for humans, such as skateboarding, "working" at the office or enjoying a nice bowl of soup. You won't be able resist laughing as you watch these adorable animals take on the tasks of their beloved masters.
My beautiful Great Dane Napoleon has been with us for 18 months now, and in an attempt to see how to keep him happy and healthy, I have learned quite a bit that I wanted to share if you are considering a giant breed.
Let's just be honest. You are not MY dog. So, stop following me around like we are BFF's. We aren't, OK? Don't get me wrong; I don't HATE you or anything. You're a sweet dog; I just like the cats better.
Adopting a dog is an incredibly rewarding experience--adopting one temporarily, falling in love, then letting them go forever is a whole lot harder. ...
I met Ross my freshman year in college. Eleven years my senior, he was my philosophy adjunct professor at Temple University in Philadelphia. He was cute, Jewish, and intensely attentive. Just my type.
Backstreet Dogs It's estimated that 1.2 Million homeless animals are in Houston, Texas. ...
Chances are you're planning to tune in to the game of all games this Sunday. But watching the action on the field is only half the fun; the other half is the food. Wings, nachos, chips and dips may feed a fan's frenzy - but they can pose a real threat to our pets.
For those with pets, Valentine's Day offers the ideal opportunity to honour a love unlike any other: The love for a beloved pet.
Do dogs really love us five times more than cats? A recent essay by Elyse Wanshel called "Who Loves Their Humans More -- Cats Or Dogs? Here's The An...
There once was a time when I thought my dog, Cuda, was the only dog of her kind. She has short spine syndrome, a rare genetic condition that causes vertebra in the spine to be compressed -- giving dogs an unusual, scrunched-up look. I recently introduced you to her and the other dogs who are thriving and living happy lives despite the condition.
Mary Beth Goosman was volunteering at her local shelter in 2010 when she met a special dog who changed her life. Watson had short spine syndrome, a ra...
Next time you're feeling unloved, abandoned, unlovable; like you will never find love again, or that you've forgotten how to love, keep in mind that a monster -- which must eventually be annihilated -- lies within, waiting to be set loose upon the world.
I'm receiving emails from a number of people that can best be capsuled as, "What's the best life for an old dog?" I began thinking of this question focusing on the many senior dogs with whom I've had the pleasure of sharing my life.
They say, "Home is where the heart is." In this case, "home" is Malta House, an assisted living community in Hyattsville, Maryland. And the "heart" is Olivia, a German shepherd mix who now shares the residence with 31 senior citizens.