One of my biggest thrills working day and night to make our planet a healthier home for children, wild animals, forests, waterways, soils, air and our oceans is meeting extraordinary humans. The award-winning television executive Sam Simon is a very special person.
At her foster home, Buttercup came to us immediately. But when we got her home, she jumped out of the car before I had hold of her leash and she was gone into the night.
Whether a furry friend costs $1 or $1,000, our pets are always priceless to us. To keep your dog's paws where they belong (with you!), here are some tips for thwarting thieves.
According to a recent study, certain types of toys can be toxic to your pet. Philip Smith, co-author of the study and an associate professor at Texas...
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.