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Mans Best Friend

The Phone Call Every Pet Owner Dreads

Inga | Posted 05.08.2016 | Fifty

At some point in Winston's commuter career -- we're not sure when -- this little dog completely embedded himself into our lives and hearts. It's been said that pets are the relatives you actually like, the ones who love you unconditionally and never bring up those awkward moments from your past. I guess it's no accident that Man's Best Friend can't talk.

Love in the Doghouse

Carine Fabius | Posted 02.02.2017 | Arts
Carine Fabius

Next time you're feeling unloved, abandoned, unlovable; like you will never find love again, or that you've forgotten how to love, keep in mind that a monster -- which must eventually be annihilated -- lies within, waiting to be set loose upon the world.

12 Things Only A Dog Owner Will Understand

Nancy Roman | Posted 10.18.2016 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

We've lived in our house for 11 years. I thought I knew it well. Including our big yard. But now I know it intimately. I know where the long grass is - and the dip in the lawn that can sprain an ankle. I know where it stays wet all day. I know how many acorns we have. Thousands. I know how to take thousands of acorns out of a puppy's mouth.

Dog Treat Tragedy Results in Drive for Rescue

Suzanne DeWitt Hall | Posted 08.27.2016 | Good News
Suzanne DeWitt Hall

In my case, the lemons came in the form of losing my beloved Sam. The lemonade was rescuing my Max and learning about the incredibly selfless,wonderful people out there daily who aid and comfort the millions of abandoned dogs. It is my honor to help them the way we do.

Cats vs. Dogs: Let's Call a Truce

Jennifer Scarlett, D.V.M | Posted 03.09.2015 | San Francisco
Jennifer Scarlett, D.V.M

Instead of sizing up cats against dogs, let's focus on appreciating and celebrating their differences just as we appreciate the differences among our friends.

Compassionate Cop Saves Service Dog Belonging To Girl Who Has Cerebral Palsy

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.14.2014 | Good News

The bond between this little girl with special needs and her service dog is incredibly special. Faith Cloud of Pierce County, Washington, has cereb...

Man's (and Woman's) Best Friend

Kindness Blog | Posted 12.07.2014 | Impact
Kindness Blog

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.

Yagana Shah

The Surprising Way Horses Can Help Ease Alzheimer's Symptoms | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.06.2014 | Fifty

Who knew a farm could be the answer to coping with the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease? A new study says that spending time with horses could provide ...

How to Have a Happy Companion on Fourth of July

Cesar Millan | Posted 09.02.2013 | Celebrity
Cesar Millan

When the fireworks are going off this year, pay attention to how your dogs react, and which of these techniques help the most. Make notes, then plan ahead for next year. July 5th is the best day to start the process of preparing your dog for next year's festivities.

WATCH: Short Film About Man Losing His Dog Is Incredible

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts

A lot of people use the phrase "man's best friend" to talk about dogs, but few people have put it as well as Indiana-based cinematographer Chris Neal ...

WATCH: Afghanistan Dog's Loyalty Leads To New Life In U.S.

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.25.2012 | Good News

A war-zone halfway around the world seems an odd spot to find a new best friend. But for Shaun Duling, Bolt was no average dog. Duling, a former Ma...

Ode to a Handsome Dog

Randi Miller | Posted 07.01.2012 | DC
Randi Miller

Jack has always surprised and delighted me, and every time I see a sticker that asks "who rescued whom?" I think the phrase "dog owner" is inaccurate. To call a dog one's "pet" is a disservice to the dog. Jack has been a remarkable friend.

Ancient Skull Reveals Clues About Man's Best Friend

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.24.2012 | Science

How long have we been raising dogs? According to new research, long enough that we ought to call them 'caveman's best friend.' A 33,000 year-old do...

War Veterans Turn Death Row Dogs Into Man's Best Friends

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After serving in the Marines, Sonny Patrick found herself struggling with homelessness and alcoholism. But once she made friends with Sarge, a small m...

The Best Walking Partner: Man Vs. Dog | TARA PARKER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New research from the University of Missouri has found that people who walk dogs are more consistent about regular exercise and show more improvement ...

How To Live On $0 A Day: Finding A Best Friend You Can Afford

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

Whether you're a President or a pauper, everyone needs a best friend. Someone you can trust with your deepest darkest secrets. Someone who won't sell you out for money or status.

Internet-Ordered Pups Are Frequently Imported, Diseased

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Americans were outraged earlier this year when imported pet food made hundreds of pets sick. But what if you found out that thousands of puppies are i...