If you’re considering bringing a dog into your home, look no further than an animal shelter for your perfect companion. Contrary to the popular belief that all shelter dogs are forced from their homes due to behavioral or health issues, most dogs are brought to a shelter because of changes in their owners’ lives, like divorce or relocation, not because of any fault of their own. Shelter dogs make great companions, and since there’s such a large variety, it’s very easy to find a personality that you connect with. There are so many great reasons to adopt a dog, the lifelong devotion is just a side benefit.
In this video, we get a backstage pass into the world of military dogs, their handlers, and the difficulties they must face together. From overseas in Afghanistan, to the streets of America’s biggest cities, these working dogs serve our country with all of their heart.
We hear it all the time -- stories about mistreated animals that can cause our blood to boil. These stories, unfortunately, are all too common. But why? Dogs are often misunderstood, which can lead to their mistreatment. Here we break down the top seven misunderstood dogs and why these perceptions need to be changed.
With pets increasingly being treated like a members of the family, many owners are learning emergency techniques like CPR. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, or CPR, is a combination of chest compression and artificial respiration. Follow these steps to safely execute this life-saving measure on your pet.
Sherlock on the case: KLM pooch solves mysteries and wins hearts at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Using his keen beagle sense of smell, Sherlock is able to help track down the rightful owners of lost items on the plane and in the airport.
We all know that dogs are complicated creatures with their own distinctive, and sometimes confusing, behaviors. Why they do the things they do is something all "dog people" ponder from time to time. Thankfully, we have Google searches to help us understand.....
March 23rd is National Puppy Day! Founded by Pet Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate, Colleen Paige, National Puppy Day is dedicated to celebrating puppies and encouraging adoption, rather than buying from pet stores supplied by puppy mills.
Spring means more than just a change of seasons; it’s a whole change of lifestyle for you and your dog! After months of indoor activities and bundling up for every excursion, you’re ready to hit the road for some dog-friendly getaways. Whether your trips take you on a doggie day trip or a dream vacation, here are seven tips for making sure your spring adventure fetches plenty of good memories!
In need of a good to toy bounce and fetch with, that is also a tantalizing treat-dispenser? Then the Tug-n-Toss Mini will be perfect for your pup! Check out TTPM's review of the Tug-n-Toss Mini and see if this will be a good fit for your furry friend.
It's no mystery that humans practice better hygiene than dogs, but can your furry friends actually get you sick? In most cases, no, Fido won't give you koodies. However, there are some transferable diseases that humans are able to contract from their dogs.
VetStreet.com, a site dedicated to linking pet owners to veterinarians, combed through their database of 969,517 names of puppies born since January 1, 2014 to determine what the top 10 male and female puppy name of the year are. The results? Read more to find out!