Each pet adoption experience has been different -- we've worked with a variety of foster families and shelters. But with each dog, the end result has been the same: we've been truly amazed by the amount of love and affection each has to give.
I want to tell you something, Woman Walking Your Dog, and I'm going to do it in writing. I want you to know that I respect you. I respect that you are out there every day.
You've seen the TV commercials, the person in black and white and sad while they watch their friends and family in color happy as can be? Then the sad...
In our society, a handshake is the standard greeting for meeting new people. Dogs also have a standard greeting ritual, but as scent-oriented creatures their ritual varies slightly from ours.
Myth 6: Can dogs give strep throat to adults and children?
Preventing unwanted litters is not just important for the animals destined for a life of neglect and suffering, it is also important for the people who live around them -- it is important for our greater community of humanity.
Real responsibility for guns would include a requirement for insurance to compensate victims. If that insurance is based on gun owner liability and fault then proper laws to establish liability are necessary.
Dogs may eat food off of the ground, go to the bathroom outside and say "hello" by sniffing behinds, but we're the ones who have a lot to learn.
Emotions are running high in the wake of yet another shooting of a family dog by a police officer. This time it happened in the small town of Filer, Idaho. It's not the first time such a thing has happened, and unless something changes, it surely won't be the last.
Among the scattered fragments of my doorway and the ransacked damage of my home, I found Dusty hiding in the bedroom by the nightstand drawer. I had never been robbed before. I called the police, my homeowners associations and a therapist.
Here's a word you probably haven't heard today: Coprophagia. I never studied in Greek in high school. Was too busy doing other really useful things (...
Some people may believe it ridiculous to even think about having a ceremony for pets, but I think pet nuptials can be meaningful as long as they are officiated with love.
The ASPCA has been closely following the progress of the federal Farm Bill for months. Now that it's passed, one provision in particular deserves your attention because it will make a big difference in the fight to end animal cruelty.
An enriching walk will also help tire out a dog out both mentally and physically, which can result in better behavior during the inside portions of the day. Here are some ways to make walks as fun as possible for both canines and humans.
I remember the value of pets, minus the fleas, yet once I had my own family I could not manage to bring one into our home -- until last year. That's when Ginger, a dark-eyed rodent, came to stay.
It's often said that a love from a dog is unconditional. Really, it's so much more than that.