By Mark Doty Fetch? Balls and sticks capture my attention seconds at a time. Catch? I don't think so. Bunny, tumbling leaf, a squirrel who's--oh joy-...
Careful research, planning and preparation are needed to select the right pet and bring him safely and successfully into a family with an autistic child. The goal should be to provide not only help for the child, but also a safe, loving forever home for the animal.
Never, ever, leave your dog alone in a hot car. Simple trips to the grocery store this summer will end in a completely preventable tragedy for many dogs. Don't let this happen to your dog!
The day I got my first pet dog, it was one of the happiest moments of my life. Besides the occasional bathroom mistakes in her younger years and attitude she may have when we're not giving her full attention, she has grown into a great friend and fluffy, sweet member of the family.
My dear friend David Carriere, long time book publicist and author, was intuitive enough to introduce me to a most dynamic creative pack, and one that I would quickly come to revere - and when I say revere, well, I really mean worship.
I love Nacho's name. It comes from the category of names I consider cute. People in general have loved it and laughed when they heard it, but one or two folks have backed off from it, preferring more traditional names I suppose.
It's summertime...and you are not the only one who loves laying by the pool. Check out this adorable video of family dogs going for a dip in the pool ...
Longshot was once a celebrity. The four-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever riddled with gunshot wounds and left for dead in Virginia in December 2014 made national news. But now things have changed.
If you had told me a year and a half ago, while sitting in my gorgeous office at the Conde Nast building, that I would attend something called SuperZoo during the period to come, I think I would have looked at you like you had three heads.
Stephen turned to running and hiking in Oregon's high mountains with his loving pets - a dog named Puppi and a cat named Burma. Adventure therapy revealed to him that beneath the depression, he really did care what happened to his life.
There are compassionate people like this across the country, and it's critical to connect their compassion to causes that save and protect animal lives. Some people are already inspired and active; others are just waiting for a local event like this to capture their concern.
They frolic! They play! They chase and tumble. And you will never be so excited by the idea of puppy breath! Check out this video and watch the painfully adorable afternoon adventure through a meadow with 21 Golden Retriever puppies.
He acts six. He is two. Most of the time, I forget he is two. Nacho has a composed nature that is, for lack of a better word, old! He isn't wiggly and silly, nor is he easily distractible or apt to bark. He does not strain toward or away from cats, birds, or other dogs most of the time.
Animals played starring roles in most of Dr. Seuss' works, so it's a treat for many people to see another book featuring animals, What Pet Should I Get?, published decades after his death. The publishers honored the kind author by including a PETA-requested addendum urging families who are considering welcoming animals into their homes and hearts to adopt, not shop, for them. But there is more to be said.
Check out this hilarious compilation of owners watching their favorite family members go round and round in circles trying to catch their elusive backside appendages.
DOG & CO. hit the road this summer with V.P. of Quality Control/Cheif Product Tester, Cheeky the Dog, to explore the South.