Between cute animal photo sites like The Daily Squee and resource-rich sites like Dogster, there's a website for pet lovers of all stripes. And, a...
Summer is coming to an end and we are are scrambling to get our kids ready with new clothes and supplies while also prepping our households for after-school safety with first aid kits! But what about Fido?!
When I teach people how to assess a dog's energy and behavior, one of the things that surprises them is how many dogs that are instantly classified as aggressive are not.
What can you do to prevent this deadly disease in your pet? Be proactive. Have your veterinarian vaccinate your dog, cat or ferret against rabies. Be safe.
I know how to convey home and love without ever saying a word... Two days after my husband and I returned from taking our youngest son to college, 1,300 miles away, we were checking with each another constantly to see if he had communicated something... anything.
Five years ago I looked into a shelter cage and said, "Stay here, I'm getting you out," to my dog, Dusty-Danger. I had no intention of getting a dog, but was enamored by his one blue, one brown eye and his charm.
In an operation that involved 16 animal welfare organizations, 367 dogs across multiple locations in the Southeast were seized in the second-largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history.
First day of kindergarten, 1964: My teacher is Mrs. Condon. She has very big hair and is clearly inferior to my mother. There are zero Tinker Toys in my classroom, which is clearly inferior to my bedroom. Mrs. Condon makes a fuss about the colored chalk. I've seen better
What if a total stranger ran up to you and yelled in your face? Should you be expected to stand there and behave politely? Of course not. And yet some of us hold dogs to the impossible standard of never barking, never lunging, never... being dogs.
Maisy and Bear have always been together even when they were dumped off at the shelter. Bear has been like a big brother for Maisy, looking out for her. Maisy and Bear spent most of their life severely neglected. Unfortunately for Maisy and Bear, their time was running out at the shelter.
I have heard over and over again that training dogs gives them a sense of purpose and security, but I have found that the same is true for the owner. While Henri is not yet an official therapy dog, she is my therapy dog.
Yes, we'll be forgetting the basement again this year. Instead, next we'll turn to closets and clothing. This year, I swear, I will be ruthless, even though that may mean getting rid of the leather cowboy vest I bought for $40 in Colorado in 1973.
Most people worry about whether their apartment or yard is big enough before taking on a pet. Judie, a homeless woman living under a bridge in West L....
Elaine Hendrix wakes up and celebrates every day of life with a huge breath of air and a great big smile on her face. She puts passion and love into everything she does, whether it's acting or saving animal's lives.
Our nation has long had a love affair with "pets" or "companion animals" -- dogs, cats, rabbits and other cute critters. But while we seem to value our relationships with the animals that share our homes, we're fickle.
If you're a dog lover, your four-legged friend is your ultimate companion. But when you're feeling overwhelmed, you barely have time to exercise yourself, let alone make sure Fido gets enough exercise, too.