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Pet Detective Works For Free, Just Wants Cats And Dogs Back Home Where They Belong

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green

Maureen Steele insists it does not take any "special gift" to have reunited hundreds of pet owners with their missing animals -- all without leaving h...

Aggressive Dog? No Problem!

Nicole Wilde | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green
Nicole Wilde

Humane, scientifically sound methods for handling dog aggression are not flashy. They don't come with wild promises, bells or whistles. Proper behavior modification can take time and patience. What it doesn't do is scare the dog, break the trust between dog and owner, or make the problem worse.

The Tale of an Accidental Pig Farmer

Eliza De La Portilla | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green
Eliza De La Portilla

Back around Easter, I got the brilliant idea to post on Craigslist that we would accept farm animals, no questions asked. I was hoping to take in some...

Abandoned Pup Recovering From Mange Couldn't Be More Excited To Reunite With His Rescuer

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.16.2014 | Good News

It's those who help us during our darkest hours that we love and remember most. And Mojo, a pit bull Amstaff mix who is now just shy of his 2nd bir...

Chloe Lattanzi's Art and Beauty: A Strategy for Supermodel Sanity and Success

LuxEco Living | Posted 09.15.2014 | Style
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Chloe Rose Lattanzi for LuxEcoLiving What does it take ...

10 Tips To Being A Better Pet Health Caregiver

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 09.15.2014 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

Your pet is your loving responsibility and your veterinarian wants you to make the best decision for you and your pet.

Babies vs Pets In Viral Advertising

Scott Goodson | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Scott Goodson

Which do you prefer? Pets or babies? They're everywhere in social media. Pulling views. Sparking massive followings. Rising to the top of every hit list. It's a massive love fest.

If You Need Scientific Proof For Why You Shouldn't Leave Your Dog In The Car, Here It Is

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green

If you love your pet, don't leave him unattended in the car. That's the message from the American Veterinary Medical Association, which reports persis...

Single in the City and Want a Dog? 10 Things to Consider Before Taking the Plunge

Jillian Fischer | Posted 09.08.2014 | Green
Jillian Fischer

You've been told that dogs can cure all of you're singleton problems. Like helping you attract that cute blonde you met in the dog park. Or saving you from choking on that doughnut hole so you don't die alone in your apartment. However, raising Fido in an urban environment is a lot different than in suburbia.

Dogs' Surprising Preference Revealed In New Study

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.08.2014 | Science

"Good dog" just doesn't cut it with pooches. Surprising new research shows that dogs prefer petting over verbal praise. "I spend half my day talki...

Travels With Journey to Beverly Hills and Stay at the Exclusive Pet-Friendly 5 Paw L'Ermitage Hotel

LuxEco Living | Posted 09.15.2014 | Los Angeles
LuxEco Living

A big Bark Out for L'Ermitage Hotel.... one of the Beverly Hills most prestigious and comfortable home away from home retreats that features the best European services and staff.

People and Other Animals: Pets and the Next Earthquake

Ken White | Posted 08.28.2014 | San Francisco
Ken White

If we're not preparing for what's probably inevitable, we're likely not preparing to take care of our companion animals in the time of a disaster. And that is just irresponsible.

Fighting Fires: Safety and Survival Tips Pet Parents Need to Know

Natasha Ashton | Posted 08.27.2014 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

As summer winds down and we prepare for the excitement of a new season, there's one lesson every parent needs to remember during the back-to-school blitz -- how to keep pets safe in the event of a house fire.

Daily Meditation: Losing A Pet

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.27.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

This Abandoned Puppy Used To Fear Human Touch. Now He Can't Get Enough Lovin'

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.26.2014 | Good News

Sometimes a little TLC can go a long way. Just ask Finn. The formerly homeless puppy still had baby teeth when the team at Hope for Paws discovered...

Life Lessons From Our Cats and Dogs

Karin Joy Whitley | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Karin Joy Whitley

I wonder what would happen if we paid more attention to our loved ones' emotions and moods as our pets and focus on giving a gentle touch or hug during times of distress. Such small acts of love makes us all better human beings.

A Rescue Pet Sees Her Best Friend

Rescue Idiot | Posted 08.26.2014 | HuffPost Home
Rescue Idiot

The videos online of soldiers coming home from overseas deployment after months and sometimes even years to be greeted by their pets who missed them a...

Cat Lovingly Reciprocates Owner's Affection By Petting His Human Back

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.25.2014 | Good News

This cat is very insistent on returning the love. In a video uploaded to YouTube, a black cat nuzzles up to his owner. After the owner pets his he...

Cats Getting Drunk to 'Blame It (On the Alcohol)' Is the Only Rehab You'll Need Today

Leslie Goshko | Posted 08.19.2014 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

Underneath the soft and fuzzy exterior are creatures who battle with their own demons. They are sentient beings who yearn to "get their krunk on", crack a glow stick, and dance around their designer shoes. They are cats who love to party.

A Community of Problem Solvers: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In 2013, I began giving a seed grant every single day of the year to a social change visionary with a practical plan to make their community and the w...

A Freeway Detour

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 08.18.2014 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

I stopped, pulled over and walked back to the dog. He was still standing guard on the bridge. As I approached, he began barking, then jumped down behind the bridge and started to run. I turned my back and sat on the bridge to see if the dog would settle down. I was in no hurry.

Celebrating Check the Chip Day With Happy Pet Reunion Stories

Jen Reeder | Posted 08.15.2014 | Good News
Jen Reeder

To help pet owners remember the importance of keeping microchip information updated, the American Animal Hospital Association and American Veterinary Medical Association designated August 15 as Check the Chip Day.

Why This Woman Spent A Fortune To Save A Cat

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 08.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

After one of her cats recently passed away, Courtney Vaudreuil — who said she is a "magnet" for sick pets — decided to do some research. She looke...

Your Cat Is Ruining Your Next Apartment Move And You Don't Even Know It Yet

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.15.2014 | HuffPost Home

Pets can be expensive. And so can moving. Pets + moving? Well, Apartments.com did the math in it's 2014 Pet-Friendly Renting Trends Survey and reveale...

My Pit Bull Turned Me into a Superhero

Imelda Suriato | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green
Imelda Suriato

Our pet came to us by accident. He was a skinny, ten-month old pit bull who was punched, kicked and dragged by his previous owner in the industrial part of Brooklyn, NY. As soon as the owner walked into the bodega, he was ours. That was our first rescue.