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An Unhappy Happening in Happy Valley: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 15

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

There they are on my netbook, e-mails from the kids: Mum missed the flight; please phone. OK, first a little background. Rivka does have this little...

To Labrador We'll Go, Air Canada Permitting: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 14

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.18.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

I'm not going to try to get to Labrador on mainland Canada's far North Atlantic coast by land and sea. That would involve getting a 13-hour bus journe...

What Puts Pit Bulls in Peril

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

This isn't just a rhetorical debate -- the lives of millions of animals are at stake. So it's important to identify what we know about this maligned and often misidentified breed, as well as what we don't know.

Remembering Dick Rockefeller

Henry Miller | Posted 08.17.2014 | New York
Henry Miller

Dick Rockefeller once slept on my couch. That's all you need to know to understand that Dr. Richard Rockefeller, an heir to the Rockefeller fortune, wasn't your typical son of great wealth.

Labrador Loves His Bucket More Than Anyone Has Ever Loved Anything

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.20.2014 | Comedy

Think of an object in your life that you love dearly. Got it? Perfect, now multiply that passion you have by a billion and you're probably still not e...

My Dog Sucks

Dana King | Posted 05.25.2014 | Comedy
Dana King

Yup, that's my Brew Brew. Always by my side, showing me nothing but love. I think all this big goof actually knows is to love. And you know what's probably the most annoying thing about him? How he makes me love him back.

This Puppy's Reaction Is... Well, You'll See

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.19.2014 | Comedy

Poor, naïve, little puppy. He clearly wasn't prepared to see this age-old idiom play out in real life. Wait for it... Wait for it... Via Daily...

Labrador With Skin Infection Slowly Recovers

The Pet Collective | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
The Pet Collective

Viola, a 5-year-old chocolate Labrador, was found wandering the streets when she was finally caught by animal control. She was taken to the Southeas...

Why I Have 'Un Problema' With Your Dog's Name

Ashley Underwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Ashley Underwood

What did that decision-making process look like? "Hmmm, well my dog is a FEMALE and I think she is so PRETTY so I'm going to name her either 'she' or 'beautiful' in another language and I will love it until the Apocalypse.

This Lazy Lab Understands How We Feel On Fridays

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.25.2013 | Good News

This Lab perfectly depicts how we feel every Friday -- too lazy to do anything. We understand what you're going through, buddy. ...

We the Country of Chocolate Labradors

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.18.2013 | Impact
Julie Kantor

Jeri represents to me the heart of American spirit. I believe in our resiliency we are all Chocolate Labradors at our core.

Retraining an Old Dog: Life Lessons in Kindness and Trust

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 09.24.2013 | Women
Kathleen Buckstaff

I walked with a friend of mine this morning. She had her new rescue dog with her. The dog was a black, female lab. My friend has had the dog for less ...

One Puppy vs. Lemon vs. Mirror vs. Yoga vs. The World

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.25.2013 | Green

Loki, the puppy, fights a lemon, faces himself in the mirror, gets the hiccups, learns new tricks and even does some yoga on the side. Is there anythi...

LOOK: Formerly Paralyzed Dog Takes His First Steps

Posted 07.25.2013 | Good News

When Hank missed the front seat jumping into his owner Molly's car, he had to spend a week at the vet's. Molly worried that he could be paralyzed for ...

Earle 6; Chipmunks 0

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 09.02.2013 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

My dog is a damn cat. I'm not prone to outbursts of such profanity, but I believe those kindly Lab rescue people duped me. To the naive eye, Earle looks like the most handsome specimen of black Labrador that ever trotted off Noah's Ark. But don't be fooled like I was last year.

Large Dog, Tiny Bucket, No Problem

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 06.25.2013 | Comedy

"It is 90 degrees outside. Don't judge me!" Via Petsami ...

House Republicans: What Happened? You Were Doing So Well

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

When a Republican Member of Congress uses a term like "wetback," I generally write it off to the insensitivity of individuals of a certain age. But when almost every Republican votes to deport DREAMers and many other sensible Republicans propose the enforcement-only son-of-H.R 4437, I am genuinely offended.

The Unseen Bean: Roasting Coffee in the Dark

Dark Rye | Posted 05.25.2013 | Taste
Dark Rye

When you lose the use of one sense, the others become heightened. That's certainly true for Gerry Leary of Boulder, Colorado. Leary has been blind since birth, yet he operates a successful coffee roasting business and a café near Boulder's main pedestrian mall, Pearl Street.

To Be Loved Like a Dog

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 03.31.2013 | Women
Sarah Hodgson

As a dog trainer, I've spent the last quarter of a century training dogs and influencing their people. As a wife and mom with two young kids, I'm doing pretty much the same thing.

The Messy Joy of Babies and Dogs

Conor Grennan | Posted 03.29.2013 | Parents
Conor Grennan

Like my dog, I like eating. Unlike my dog, I don't like eating diapers. I don't know how it is with other dogs, but having a Labrador is like having a wood chipper that wears a fur coat and bounces around the house like a giant super ball.

WATCH: If You're A Gen-Xer, You'll Love This

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.19.2012 | Comedy

MTV generation, here's your Tuesday afternoon distraction. Aimee Mann's newest music video, for her song "Labrador," is an exact remake of the video t...

David Lohr

Noprofit Grants Man's Dying Wish To Have His Dog By His Side | David Lohr | Posted 03.19.2012 | Impact

A cancer-stricken Florida man's dying wish to be reunited with his dog one last time was fulfilled by an animal rescue group last week. Roger "Rod"...

A Severe Case Of Meno-Paws

Kim Carillo | Posted 11.28.2011 | New York
Kim Carillo

"Should I be worried?" I asked (quite reasonably I felt considering he'd scrawled "CANCER??" on his notepad.)

Hips And Snips: Living With an Italian And a Lab

Kim Carillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kim Carillo

I have to admit that over the past few days I've spent a ridiculous amount of time worrying about Bailey's hips. (He's my chocolate lab.)

Sam Stein

At Conservative Gathering, Skepticism Of Afghan War Takes Center Stage | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's not quite at a tipping point, but two years after President Barack Obama announced that he was putting 17,000 more troops into Afgh...