While most dog attacks are not intentionally provoked, in some cases the dogs are intentionally trained. And in the case where a tough-breed of dog is owned by a violent criminal that cause is higher on the list.
A best practice is to have a contract with those employees wanting to bring animals to work. This isn't exactly 'fun,' spontaneous and informal, but that way an employee can determine whether it is appropriate to bring their beloved pet into the office.
Sure, we all have snapshots we've taken of our dogs over the years. But wouldn't you love to have beautiful, lasting mementos?
This debilitating degenerative disease is seen primarily in small dogs, and Digger is a rambunctious mix of terrier, Chihuahua and dachshund, so he's just about got the "small dog" market cornered.
Five years after having twin girls, I can say that living with and loving dogs has taught me the eleven essential truths of being a parent.
From the outset, Jenny has always been insatiably curious and very opinionated. Unlike the five other dogs with whom we've shared our lives, Jenny's felt she must weigh-in on anything and everything in the neighborhood.
Although age is the greatest risk factor for developing CDS, it is not the only factor involved. With neurologic signs that mimic Alzheimer's disease in humans, pets as young as eight years of age may present with signs of CDS.
Viola, a 5-year-old chocolate Labrador, was found wandering the streets when she was finally caught by animal control. She was taken to the Southeas...
The thing about Sprocket is that I didn't teach him to do any of this. I didn't train him to assist with the foster cats, I didn't encourage interaction. He took it upon himself to repay the kindness that was shown to him by his initial rescuer.
Dogs who do display dominant tendencies have in the past been diagnosed with "dominance aggression." But given our improved understanding of canine nature, that behavior problem is now more often referred to as "impulse control aggression" or "conflict aggression."
It must be puppy love! Ed Grant popped the question to his long-term girlfriend, Alexandra Justins, in Central Park recently with the help of some furry friends. The 27-year-old Brits were visiting The Big Apple on a four-day vacation.
Since its launch in December 2011, Barkbox has has hit a $25 million revenue run rate, averaging $2 million in revenue per month from its 100,000 subscribers who pay between $19 and $29 per month for the boxes.
We're safely past those first few years of awkwardly trying to adjust to the demands of motherhood, and now that I can look back at some of the more trying times, I can see something interesting: Every single one of those challenges was made easier by my dog and my cat.
Skip the trip to the puppy store to get your cuteness fix.
Dogs don't smell like freshly-showered people -- they're not supposed to! They have their own smell, which varies from dog to dog, but it's not unplea...
If your pup is doing the dreaded scoot across the grass or your favorite Oriental rug, take heed. Chances are she's trying to solve a problem with one...