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Separation Anxiety And Leash Aggression: The Top 2 Dog Problems In America

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Sarah Hodgson

Photo by Marc Khlar, Alfie Does your dog pace when you reach for the car keys, rip a few cushions while you're out, or jump all over you upon re-entr...

Your Dog's Playdate With His New Farm Friends -- 6 Steps to Condition Your Dog To Big Animals!

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 07.13.2016 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

Always leash your dog or puppy when conditioning her to livestock, and stay at least 20 feet outside the other animal's enclosure. A cow may charge or kick a dog that enters their personal space.

Does Your Dog Dig? Exactly What You Should Do About It

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 07.01.2016 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

As far as vibrating/shock collars, I'm going to come right out and say it: remote trainers ruin dogs. I see it way too often. Getting shocked or vibrated in the midst of fun leads to insanity. Digging is dog play like balls, mud, and water are kids' play. Play, anger, and electricity don't mix.

Introducing A New Pet To A Senior Pet

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Introducing a new pet to a home with a senior animal can be hugely successful, or it can be a decision everyone in the family ends up regretting. When...

Eight Strange Doggy Bathroom Habits With Fascinating Explanations

LittleThings | Posted 06.02.2016 | Weird News
LittleThings

By Laura Caseley, writer at LittleThings Loving dog owners, no doubt this has happened to you before: while on a walk, everything is totally normal -...

Meth-Addicted Puppy Reunites With The Cop Who Helped Him Get Clean

The Dodo | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.28.2016 | Good News

Bubba the puppy has had to endure more cruelty in his young life than any animal ever should....

Click Here For Dog Beats

Marisa Bruch | Posted 05.18.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Marisa Bruch

Everyone loves a good dog video. They're always doing something cute or ridiculous, and quickly spreading across the internet. Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues' latest release is the apex of dog videos - the adorable drooling, farting star is a music icon in the making.

An Adoption Meant to Be

Pam Townsend | Posted 05.13.2016 | Good News
Pam Townsend

The phrase "meant to be" is used a lot...perhaps to excess. But a recent adoption at the animal welfare organization I work for truly is an example of something that was meant to be.

Overweight Dogs Have Shortened Lives

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 05.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Information was collected from veterinarians on approximately 5,500 pet dogs across 10 popular breeds throughout the U.S., using body condition scores for neutered male and spayed female dogs between 6.5 and 8.5 years of age.

Why 'Shadowhunters' Star Katherine McNamara and Her Puppy Are Barking Out Against Secondhand Smoke

DoSomething.org | Posted 05.03.2016 | Impact
DoSomething.org

By Rex Leonowicz Onscreen, as the star of Freeform's Shadowhunters, Katherine McNamara is a part-human, part-angel demon hunter. Offscreen, the 22-ye...

When You Miss Your Dog So Much You Write Him A Goodbye Letter

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Sky Mandala Marcano

Dear Max, You were a really awesome buddy. It is with my heavy heart that I wish you better days, big fields and flowers. I hope you are in a better place.

Should You Let Your Pet Kiss You?

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If you're like many pet owners, on some level you thoroughly enjoy your dog's sloppy kiss or your cat's sandpaper smooch. But there's also that little...

Conscious Canine: Navigating Puppyhood in Peace

Joshua Smith | Posted 04.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Joshua Smith

I began approaching him and his training with consistent positive energy, and within a few short weeks, I had a completely different dog. When I finally chilled out, he did too, and I really began enjoying all aspects of my experience.

Early Immunization vs. Early Socialization in Puppies

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Many puppy owners are understandably confused by conflicting opinions on whether it's best to keep pups isolated from other animals until they are fully immunized, or whether insuring they are properly socialized during the critical developmental stage of 4 to 16 weeks is more important.

Study Shows Dogs Get Jealous

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

What we do know for certain is that the emotion of jealousy, when acted upon, can have significant psychological and social consequences. The researchers hope future studies will further explore the triggers and internal drivers of jealousy.

Study Shows Dogs Follow the Direction of Human Voices

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

According to the researchers, their study is the first to investigate the ability of dogs to use only auditory communication from humans to locate hidden food. The results suggest that dogs are able to use multiple senses to comprehend human communication.

Buyer Beware: A Puppy's Hidden Cost

Stephen Wells | Posted 03.01.2016 | Green
Stephen Wells

"Adopt, don't shop" is a common mantra in the animal protection world. There's so much behind those three little words. It's not just about the millio...

The Paper Chase

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.02.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As an old newspaperman living in a digital age, I am often asked if print will survive. My answer is yes, and for a very important reason: You can't wrap fish in a website. Besides, what are you supposed to do, housebreak your dog on an iPad?

Dogs Get Bitten By the Green-Eyed Monster, Too

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 01.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

What we do know for certain is that the emotion of jealousy, when acted upon, can have significant psychological and social consequences. The researchers hope future studies will further explore the triggers and internal drivers of jealousy.

Hero: a Dog With a Mission!

Christina Pacella | Posted 01.25.2016 | Education
Christina Pacella

In February Hero is going to be one year old. Against all odds he has survived. He eats, drinks, runs, plays and has plenty of friends. But above all this, Hero gives and receives love.

Little Boy Bursts Into Tears Holding Cute Puppy

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.29.2015 | Parents

Sometimes puppies are so cute and sweet you could just cry. At least, that's how this little boy feels. Missouri mom Debbie Rochelle posted a video t...

The Disturbing Story Behind This Dog's Disappearance

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 12.16.2015 | Green

When Jason Diggs came downstairs from tucking in his baby, his dog was gone....

Alkaline Battery Poisoning in Dogs

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 12.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Obviously, alkaline batteries are another household hazard pet owners should be aware of. Many tech devices we use every day require batteries, and especially this time of year, small batteries are in plentiful supply in most households. If you share your home with a four-legged family member, please take care to insure your furry companion doesn't have access to alkaline batteries.

Shocking X-Ray Reveals How Puppy Chowed Down 10 Batteries

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.28.2015 | Weird News

This adorable puppy is lucky to be alive after chowing down on 10 hearing aid batteries. Cathy and Jim Bernard caught their 1-year old pup, Boogie, ea...

Watch A 2-Legged Puppy Take His Wobbly First Steps In A Tiny Wheelchair

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.17.2015 | Good News

November 10, 2015. Tumbles at his first wheelchair fitting! I think it's so cute and funny when Little Silly tips forward on his cute little nose! ...