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8,000 People Gather on National Mall to Raise $1.9M for Heart Disease Research

Janessa E. Robinson | Posted 11.12.2014 | Black Voices
Janessa E. Robinson

Last Saturday the Greater Washington Region of the American Heart Association hosted its 11th Annual DC Heart Walk on the National Mall.

What Your Dog Wants to Tell You But Can't

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Kaiser

Little did I know that that following my heart that day would transform my life. After meeting my new best friend, my entire life changed. I realized I could no longer settle in my life. I had a furry friend I was responsible for, and that meant giving us a life we really deserved.

30 Things Only Dog Owners Understand

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

I feel like I'm constantly reminded of how dogs bring alive the Third Metric values of well-being, wisdom, wonder and giving. They bring us joy. They keep us in the present moment. They make us laugh. They touch our hearts in the most unique way.

I've Become a Crazy Dog Lady, But I'm Okay With It

Jen Reeder | Posted 06.25.2014 | Good News
Jen Reeder

I didn't believe in love at first sight until July 25, 2010, when my husband and I walked into an animal shelter and met our first dog, Rio. He was a yellow Lab mix with a bite on his cheek and skin stretched thin over his ribcage.

Do Our Dogs Look And Act More Like Us Over Time?

Next Avenue | Donna Sapolin | Posted 04.06.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Donna Sapolin Every day I think to myself how much the dogs I see walking around New York City look like their owner...

11 Ways Having A Dog Helped Prepare Me For Having Twins

Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Rebecca Ascher-Walsh

Five years after having twin girls, I can say that living with and loving dogs has taught me the eleven essential truths of being a parent.

8 Incredibly Cute Dog-Themed Cakes

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.05.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Skip the trip to the puppy store to get your cuteness fix.

Must Love Dogs: More Singles Getting Pets

GalTime | Posted 06.12.2013 | Women
GalTime

A new study suggests American singles are taking their search for love into the wild. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) says there has been a major rise in pet ownership among singles since 2006 as they look to fill a sense of love and family in their lives. I

The Surprising Truth About Dog Lovers

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.28.2012 | Money

Sorry cats, but your least favorite slobbery canine is probably much richer than you are. Millionaires prefer to have dogs as pets, according to a...

On Paper, Adopting a Dog Was a Very Bad Idea

Emily Layden | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Emily Layden

There is no place for inference or ambiguity in this story, not even the carefully constructed kind.

Seven Important Things I Learned About Owning a Dog in NYC

Lisa Bernier | Posted 01.07.2013 | New York
Lisa Bernier

There are undiscovered sides to New York that a girl can't understand until she owns a dog. The romance of the Big Apple quickly wore off, for example, when I realized to my dogs, NYC is a huge porcelain throne -- and I'm the flusher.

PHOTOS: Dogs Are The New Kids

Rabid | Posted 12.16.2012 | Parents
Rabid

Dog owners often claim that their dogs are just like kids, and thanks to a raft of new products and services, they're getting closer to being right.

The Bestest Dog

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 12.11.2012 | Comedy
Rob Hiaasen

Let me tell you about Earle. I'm going to give you just the facts, because I don't buy into the whole dog thing. You know, the whole dog thing. When ...

On the Loss of a Furry Loved One

Jenna Henry Hansen | Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Jenna Henry Hansen

I never wanted the responsibility of children, yet this min pin taught me much about being responsible and accountable, and I learned how to give and receive absolute unconditional love. Certainly, I underestimated the impact her presence would have on my life.

Aggressive Pet Says A Lot About Your Personality

Posted 08.12.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 08/10/2012 09:52 AM EDT on LiveScience Your canine companion might be saying more about...

Your Dog May Be Your Best Matchmaker!

Cesar Millan | Posted 09.30.2012 | Entertainment
Cesar Millan

It stands to reason that if dogs can sniff out cancer cells in humans, detect bombs, and locate lost people, might they also be the key to finding your perfect match?

My Life With a Portuguese Water Dog: 10 Things I've Learned in the Eight Weeks Since Becoming a Puppy Owner

Myra Sideris | Posted 07.29.2012 | Green
Myra Sideris

Never ever having had a dog before, I was in for a real treat! it's been eight weeks now and there are the 10 things I've learned since becoming a puppy owner.

What Mean Dog Says About Its Owner's Personality

Posted 05.25.2012 | Science

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 05/24/2012 09:24 AM EDT on LiveScience Would you rather own a domineering pit bull or...

Wireless Addicts, Pay Attention to Your Kids and Dogs!

Dave Astor | Posted 09.25.2011 | Technology
Dave Astor

Makes you wonder why some people have kids or canines when their need to connect with other living beings is mostly satisfied by wireless gadgets.

New Law Will Jail Owners For Tying Up Dog For Too Long

| Jill Colvin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CITY HALL -- Dog owners could be sent to jail for chaining their pets outdoors for too long under legislation passed by the City Council Tuesday. Und...

Owners Who Tie Up Dogs Would be Locked Up Under New Law

dnainfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CITY HALL -- Dog owners who tether their pets outside could face time behind bars under new legislation considered by the City Council Friday. Unde...

PHOTOS: The Wackiest Costumes At The Halloween Dog Parade

Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Dog owners around the city got a leg up on Halloween yesterday at the 20th Annual Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade. Revelers arrived toting d...

Dog Ownership Advice -- From a Dog!

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

The author at work. Arf! Man's best friend, here, with some advice on dog ownership. Okay, I'll admit I'm a bit nervous, as this is my first e...

Are You Walking Your Yorkie Like a Great Dane? Tips to Keep Your Breed Healthy

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

Like people, all dog breeds are unique and some require more walks than others to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Web Site Saves Death Row Dogs

ABC News | Russell Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Maxwell wasn't all bad; he just had a lot of energy. And that hangdog face? Well, it didn't mean he was guilty, he just couldn't help it. But his num...