There's a very special sport you can participate in that will help you enjoy a rough winter: Dog Sledding!
This winter when the Arctic Blast took New England by storm - literally - a dream at the top of my Bucket List was achieved. With a speaking job booke...
It's easy to add happiness, health, and years of life to your aging pup. Here are five ways to care for your older dogs.
I think perhaps I'll miss Galen more than he misses me. He won't forget me, though, and I know our reunion in a week or two will be overjoyed.
The dog had bullet wounds in its neck and shoulder. The police immediately alerted trains to stop so that they could get the dog off the tracks where it was tied down. Police rushed the dog to the vet. Although the dog lost a leg due to her injuries, her life was saved.
While Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island have their own vital full-service municipal shelters, Queens and the Bronx only have inadequate "animal receiving centers." These centers do not provide shelter, medical, or adoption services for homeless animals. Instead, dogs and cats brought to these centers are transported to already overtaxed shelters in Brooklyn and Manhattan.
Mocha-Chino, a beautiful pup from New Jersey, celebrates a not so celebratory milestone this month: three years living in a dog shelter.
From an evolutionary point of view, however, sexual attraction to pain would seem to be maladaptive. Pain is, by definition, aversive. It evolved as a signal to get our attention and keep us out of trouble.
Today, I said goodbye to my Big Girl Lexi, my Bernese Mountain Dog. She was only 7, turning 8 in May, but by her breed standards she was well into her golden years.
What was your first reaction to tasting a lemon? Did it surprise you? We found some of the cutest clips of babies and animals trying lemons for the first time. These "sour" reactions are sure to make you laugh!
If you made a training mistake and your dog is engaging in unwanted or dangerous behavior, by all means interrupt it!
Preventing PETA from killing pets in its home state of Virginia will be a major triumph, but it is only the first step. The animals they kill personally -- tens of thousands -- are simply a fraction of those that they cause to be killed nationwide.
I have known this man for decades -- not close like "besties" but rather kindred spirits of sorts. I always knew Isaac was a dog person, but when I learned that the two dogs he owns and loves were rescues, I was relentless. I mean RELENTLESS.
A study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology suggests that the ability of humans to domesticate dogs may have its origins in the innate social skills of wolves.