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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

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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, Boog...

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

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The Crazy Dog Owners Who Make You Seem Normal

Thrillist | Posted 11.18.2015 | HuffPost Home

America has always had a thing for dogs, and not just the coney kind. They're our best friends. They're our most loyal companions. And they give us all somebody else to blame when we fart. They're kind of the best. But dog owners?

Facebook Post Saved This Abandoned Pup's Life

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.20.2015 | Green

Never underestimate the power of animal lovers working together to help victims of cruelty.  ...

Abused Dog With Severed Leg Has A Beautiful Heart (Graphic Photo)

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.09.2015 | Green

By the time Kayla was rescued, she'd cruelly had her leg cut off with a knife, and her eye poked out. But even though she came to her rescuers in abs...

How Many Ways Can a Dog be Loved

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 10.02.2015 | HuffPost Home
Sarah Hodgson

Storge-This is a private, abiding love. It describes a parent's adoration for their children, a pet owner's devotion to their companions as well as a deep, unconditional tolerance for family members--two legged or four--who may have grown more difficult.

English Bulldog Puppy Barks For The First Time And Has The Funniest Reaction | Posted 09.24.2015 | Good News

Piper the English bulldog was born fairly recently, and lucky for us, her owners captured one of her very first attempts at barking. The result is possibly the funniest thing you'll see today.

Puppy Caught In Act Pulls Cutest Move Of Desperation

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.17.2015 | Comedy

This puppy is so guilty. What paper did you shred, little rascal? Tax return? Book report? Yep, you did it, all right. And you're going down. Oh, wait...

Adorable Puppies Go to School And Have Classic First Day Jitters [VIDEO]

Posted 10.23.2015 | Good News

Can you smell the fresh pencil shavings and crisp apples? The leaves are changing, sweaters making a return to department store shelves and students a...

Mother Dog Caught Up In Rope Refuses Give Up On Her Puppy

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 09.10.2015 | Green

This mother dog was scared, hurt and alone. But she refused to give up on her only puppy....

How Your First Dog Together Can Better Prepare You For Parenthood

Posted 09.01.2015 | Parents

Soft, wavy, golden fur and the perfect size. It was an innocent visit to a breeder, just to see in person what Wheaten Terriers were like. But by the ...

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.