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...
The first thing you see is the pink poodle prancing like a princess. Her Liberace collar dances in the sunlight, nearly blotting out her pipsqueak escort, a Pomeranian promenading in a mohawk.
Cats are low-maintenance pets. They smell better than dogs. Cats will never eat your baby. They'll never hump your leg. They don't need to be walked, and they bury their poop.
Those who urge you to clamp your puppy's mouth shut, throw objects or spray them in the face may mean well, but they are employing cruel, outdated punishments that serve to scare and not instruct your puppy.
An Orange County based rescue, pulled Leo from the shelter and had their own veterinarian look at him, they realized the truth was much worse than a broken bone. Leo had been shot twice. The bone was shattered.
He's not my boyfriend, but Fred loves to cuddle -- everywhere. He's not my boyfriend, but Fred couldn't care less whether I gained a few pounds. He's not my boyfriend, but Fred would never cheat. He's not my boyfriend, but Fred never tries to control the remote.
People misunderstand, and punish dogs for growling. A dog then learns that growling leads to being punished and, unfortunately, once his early warning system has been removed, the dog is likely to begin biting with no warning.
Our base for the weekend's festivities was the Bacara Resort and Spa on the Gaviota Coast. This spectacular shoreline, the largest south-facing stretch of sand on the American Pacific, is one of the last remaining intact coastal Mediterranean ecosystems in California.