I was in Target, and there it was, hanging on an aisle end cap, among the polyester brides, wiener dog buns and puggalicious sunflowers -- a black and white padded football jersey, number 00, Wide Retriever on the back in big white letters. I couldn't. I shouldn't. But... come on...
Studies show as many as 48 percent of people in abusive situations stay out of concern for their pets' safety, and more than 70 percent of pet owners entering shelters report their batterer had threatened, injured or killed their pets. But despite this issue, most domestic violence shelters only take humans -- no pets are allowed.
Imagine being a dog and all of a sudden an endless stream of scary monsters show up on the doorstep and keep ringing the doorbell. For many dogs, Halloween, just like July 4th and New Year's Eve, are days of infamy.
To minimize their exposure to chemicals, it's extra important to give your pets nothing but the best whenever possible. You can start by making your own organic dog treats.
Heated argument is normal, when it comes to contentious issues. What deviates from standard practice, however -- especially on the part of a professional journalist -- is an effort to silence your opponent.
lenty of people in the city have dogs, and traveling doesn't impact the ability to take care of a dog. There is a point about the right age for a dog, but I have found four convincing reasons why my son should have a dog.
If we think our life stops when we have kids and a job, if we don't pursue our passions no matter how ridiculous they may seem, if we don't stretch ourselves to accommodate that rescue dog who needs a home or a family member or friend who needs our help, we miss out -- big time. Because what we get in return when we embrace this "chaos" is LIFE, in all its fullness and all its glory.
Iceland might boast the most writers, musicians, singers, and artists per capita than any other nation on earth. With a national population only equal...
Across the country, there are nonprofit groups that help people who are homeless care for their pets by providing free food, water, medication, and other supplies. This is an often-overlooked need, but it is such a priceless and incredibly kind service to offer.
I have been a pet owner my entire life. My pets are my children, friends, and most definitely my biggest fans. My life wouldn't be the same without them, and most likely, neither would my health.
My idea of a good workout is a nice long walk, and my dog thinks that is even a bit too strenuous.
It was her eyes that caught my attention. I don't think I've ever seen a dog whose eyes were the same color as her fur - cocoa-colored with beautiful ...
Nothing interesting is happening on the dinner table, although it's hard to say just how many days, since as a dog, I have no sense of time whatsoever. But apparently, those are the days on which most of the atoning gets done.
Merritt Clifton is prominent not simply because he has been making noise for decades, but because he uniquely claims to be a rigorous statistician: a scholarly expert. People who hate pit bulls lean on this man's putative expertise. And he's a charlatan.