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Think Twice Before You Cut Off Your Dog's Balls

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 08.26.2015 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

Tinkering with the body of any animal has consequences. While neutering has long been the salvation of domestication in the U.S. (versus European countries that view the procedure as cruel and inhumane), it's time to consider other options for sterilization. In the end, only you can decide what's best for your dog.

Prepare Yourself For Puppies, Summertime And Slow-Motion [VIDEO]

Posted 08.25.2015 | Good News

Rising temperatures, long days and crowded public pools. Summer is here and the puppies are ready. We know why they call them "dog days," because ...

'Strange Looking' Pup Finds The Perfect Family

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 08.19.2015 | Green

When Lisa first arrived at the Humane Society of Silicon Valley (HSSV) in Milpitas, California, she was, as shelter staff put it, "unusual-looking." ...

Dogs Can Benefit Families With Autistic Children, Study Says

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Careful research, planning and preparation are needed to select the right pet and bring him safely and successfully into a family with an autistic child. The goal should be to provide not only help for the child, but also a safe, loving forever home for the animal.

The Faithful Shopper: Designer Dogs: Pamper Your Pooch

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.30.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

A brushed and shiny coat. Designer clothes. A downy bed. Chef-inspired treats. What pet pooch doesn't deserve to be pampered? As man's - or women's - ...

Lifeless Street Puppy Is Unrecognizable After Rescue

The Dodo | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.29.2015 | Good News

This little puppy was barely clinging to life when rescuers found her. She was sick, starving and lying on the street, dying in plain sight as onlooke...

Puppies on Slides (And Other Adventures In The Human World)

Posted 08.03.2015 | Good News

Is there anything more adorable than when a puppy sees itself in the mirror for the first time? We're happy to report that the answer is yes. Yes, ...

Muzzle Taping, Water Boarding and 3 Other Dog Training Techniques That Should Be Illegal

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 07.15.2015 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

I'm taking a short break from my dog-loving blog to address the serious topic of animal abuse. It's a concern that shadows my thoughts; I offer up this piece in the hope I can inspire you to take a stand.

Here Are Swarms Of Adorable Puppies Overwhelming Their Owners

The Huffington Post | Oliver Noble | Posted 07.14.2015 | Good News

Puppies and puppies and more puppies, oh my! The above video shows playful swarms of pups overwhelming their humans with love, which is basically ...

Puppy And Kitten's Cuddle Time Will Melt Your Heart

LittleThings.com | Posted 07.07.2015 | Good News
LittleThings.com

Orphaned and alone, two unlikely pals brought each other friendship in a time of need.

There's Nothing Cuter Than These Puppies Meeting Bunnies And Babies

Posted 07.28.2015 | Good News

A puppy can fill your life with warmth, love and endless amounts of cuteness. You are there every step of the way, watching your new best friend grow ...

Monday Matters: Pit Bull Puppies, The World's Most Adorable Newlyweds And A Flash Mob You'll Want To Join

Posted 06.22.2015 | Good News

Here at the HuffPost Partner Studio, we believe that Mondays should start off on the bright side. So we've partnered with Target to bring you our favo...

How To Put On The Purr-fect Wedding Day

Joice Wirkus | Posted 06.17.2015 | Weddings
Joice Wirkus

As if planning a wedding wasn't overwhelming enough, adding your pet to the mix may just be the thing that turns you into a Bridezilla.

We've Got Your Next Dog Picked Out For You

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 06.12.2015 | HuffPost Home

What's the one thing in life that will never let you down? A dog. We've proven time after time that dogs are one species we generally can't live witho...

Watch 3 Minutes Of Puppies Trying, Failing To Get On The Couch

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.01.2015 | Good News

Life is full of hurdles. Big, overstuffed hurdles. The kind of hurdles you climb onto and nestle in before taking a nap -- ideally surrounded by soft ...

Pug Puppy Does The Most Adorable Thing When He Spots The Camera

LittleThings.com | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment
LittleThings.com

Pugs are insanely hilarious, especially when they are caught off guard on camera. Although, when this tiny pug in particular spots the family taping him... it's lights, camera, and action -- and boy is it funny!

21 Photos Of Baby Animals That Literally Fit In The Palm Of Your Hand

DL Cade | Posted 05.28.2015 | Green
DL Cade

Today's dose of adorable comes in handfuls -- handfuls of baby animals, that is. These 21 baby animals from the 500px archives quite literally fit "in the palm of your hand"... and melt your heart while they're at it.

The Legacy I Didn't Know I Wanted

Amy Mullis | Posted 05.12.2015 | Fifty
Amy Mullis

Now that I'm in the stage of life where good advice usually involves a recipe loaded with fiber, I realize that what Mama left me was a handbook for life.

You "Liked" My Dead Dog (It Helped)

Blair Fell | Posted 05.04.2015 | Good News
Blair Fell

In the moments after my 11-year-old pup passed away, I kissed her head, wrapped her still warm body in an old slipcover, and texted my partner Colin about her death, letting him know I'd call him after I got things sorted out.

WATCH: Puppy Has Zero Idea Where His Hiccups Are Coming From

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 04.30.2015 | Good News

A scare is one of the easiest ways to get rid of the hiccups. But what do you do when it’s the hiccups that scare you?! Buck the pup has a case o...

7 Ways My Dog Taught Me to Be a Better Person

Alivia Hall | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Alivia Hall

All in all, I am a firm believer that if you are a true dog lover, owning a dog can bring so much joy to your life. A dog is called "man's best friend" for all of these reasons listed, and many more.

3 Ways to Get Your Dog Into Show Biz

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 06.29.2015 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

Bamboozle -- my 10 pound trick dog, sat poised off camera, awaiting his signal. As I steadied my outstretched palm -- his signal to stay -- I waited for the director's cue.

Puppy Does Not Want To Take A Nap, Mom

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.23.2015 | Good News

"Go take a nap." "But Moooommmmm!" "I'm going to count up from one, and by the time I get to three, you better be in that bed." [puppy rolls ...

German Shepherd Helps Load The Dishwasher, Proves He Is A True Gentleman

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.02.2015 | HuffPost Home

It's always nice when someone offers to help do the dishes after a delicious, perhaps messy, meal. It's exceptionally nice when that someone is your d...

My Cousin, Crazy Sexy Kris Carr and Her Amazing Dogs Lola and Buddy

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 05.23.2015 | Good News
Suzanne Donaldson

One of my biggest mentors, both with cancer advice and with rescue admiration, is my cousin Kris. She is a cancer thriver, and wellness warrior, not to mention, compassionate and informative also