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7 Things You Should Never Say To A Senior Dog Owner

David Toussaint | Posted 10.04.2016 | Healthy Living
David Toussaint

Herewith, the seven things you should never say to a senior dog owner because, we, like our dogs, have feelings too.

Hard To Adopt Dogs Find Homes

Ken White | Posted 06.13.2016 | San Francisco
Ken White

An open admissions shelter, the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA accepts all animals from our community. That means many wonderful, healthy, friendly a...

What's a Good Life for an Old Dog? Ice Cream or Nasty Pills?

Marc Bekoff | Posted 02.02.2017 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

I'm receiving emails from a number of people that can best be capsuled as, "What's the best life for an old dog?" I began thinking of this question focusing on the many senior dogs with whom I've had the pleasure of sharing my life.

Blind, Sick, Elderly Dog Spends His First Christmas In A Loving Home

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.30.2015 | Good News

Brunie Drumond brought home a blind, sick, elderly shelter dog in mid-December, not knowing if he'd make it to Christmas. She hoped he would. She want...

The Story Of How George Clooney's Rescue Dog Went From Homeless To A Villa In Italy

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.14.2015 | Good News

George Clooney's beloved dog Einstein was an elderly, sick stray, before he became the sort of animal who spends time at a villa in Italy, mooching fo...

Old Shelter Dogs Celebrate The 'Gift Of Golden Years' In Stunning Photo Series

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.09.2015 | Good News

Photographer Stacey Gammon had wanted to adopt a pit bull of her own, but her landlord wouldn't allow it. So she started volunteering at local animal...

Portraits Of Aging Dogs Tell Tails Of Lives Filled With Rich Experiences

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.18.2015 | Good News

Our best furry friends age and grow, but that doesn't make them any less lovely. Massachusetts photographer Amanda Jones has captured dogs' timeless c...

These Elderly Dogs Have Homes For The First Time In Their Lives

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.08.2015 | Good News

Two old dogs have homes for the first time in their lives after spending more than a decade in an animal shelter. Jack, 14, and Chip, 15, had both ...

The Artists & Animators Behind Disney's Aladdin Pay Tribute to Robin Williams

Jim Hill | Posted 10.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

If you were to ask members of the general public which Disney character they most closely associated with this late comic genius... Well, it wouldn't be even close. It was Williams' hilarious & heartfelt voice work as the Genie in 1992's Aladdin.

"Ready for Love Again" -- My Soft Spot for Older Dogs

Marlo Thomas | Posted 02.18.2014 | Home
Marlo Thomas

When my good friend, author David Tabatsky, asked me if I would contribute an essay to his charming new book, Beautiful Old Dogs: A Loving Tribute to Our Senior Best Friends, I was more than happy to oblige (or, as a dog might say, I wagged my tail). For my whole life, I've enjoyed the company of pups and pooches -- our house was literally crawling with them when I was little.

Getting an Old Dog a New Person

Ken White | Posted 08.31.2013 | San Francisco
Ken White

With the words "10 years old" on her kennel paperwork, Kensey hasn't had many suitors. Most visitors just keep walking.

Stuart and Polly: Is There Anything Else We Can Get You?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.22.2012 | Home
Dr. Peggy Drexler

It's wonderful what dogs do for us. But the best part might be what they let us do for them.

Helping An Old Dog Live Longer and Well

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 01.14.2012 | Green
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

In eight profound months, beginning in October of 2010, my perceptions of time, communication, dignity, and the power of intention were forever altere...

Lovely Encounter With an Old Dog and Her Old Man

Ken White | Posted 12.04.2011 | San Francisco
Ken White

Now and then you meet someone whose smile lights up your heart. My wife's got one of those smiles -- a big part of what first drew me to her. I just came upon another, on the face of a dog named Samantha.

"Old Dogs" + "Wild Hogs" = The Best Worst Movie Ever

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Not only could this faux trailer be real, but it could actually be box office gold. And if "Wild Hogs" and "Old Dogs" were real (though there's part o...

Travolta and Williams Make You Nostalgic for Battlefield Earth

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ben Mankiewicz

Over the five-day Thanksgiving weekend, Old Dogs made $24 million -- once this "film" is finished stealing from us, it might actually make a little cash.

John Travolta Makes First Public Appearance Since Son's Death

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

John Travolta, Kelly Preston and daughter Ella Bleu made a joint public appearance, their first since the death of the Travolta's older son Jett in Ja...

Fall's Funny Films: Which Will You See? (VIDEO, POLL)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy


Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Day

Betsy Saul | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Betsy Saul

it is heartbreaking to see wonderful pets staying in shelters day after day, year after year -- just because they are too large or too shy, have broken limbs, or are the "wrong" color.

Seth Green Shares His Secrets of Financial Success as Unbroke Premieres

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrea Chalupa

Green compares Unbroke to the Schoolhouse Rock shorts: funny and informative. "I'm concerned for all of America's youth who grew up watching My Super Sweet 16 and Cribs."

Marley & Me gets a rare PG, and other MPAA ratings notes.

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Box Office Mojo posted their weekly MPAA rating updates yesterday. Not much to report. Two noteworthy items do pop out, though. The big news involves...