The Top 23 Smartest Dogs In The World
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Adopt a dog or cat for the 4th of July
Fifty-six men signed the Declaration of Independence, which was adopted on July 4, 1776; here are 27 adoptable animals who share their names with those who signed the document.
Fireworks Can Be Dangerous For Pets
Comforting your pets when fireworks begin is essential: They can easily get stressed out by the strange, unknown noises, and, in turn, make other pets uneasy.
DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories in 2014
Happy reunions, dog abuse, and a cow with an identity crisis are some of the topics covered in our top 10 most popular news story recap. Which events did you find most memorable?
Town uses fake dogs to scare off real geese
Tired of messy geese droppings at golf courses and public parks, a city in Wisconsin decided to use fake dogs and coyotes to keep the flying animals away.
Lost dog lured from Tahoe wilderness after two long years
A couple took a trip to Tahoe National Forest in October 2012 with their beloved Golden Retriever; tragedy struck, however, when the pooch ran away and didn’t return.
Phoenix puppy dies in hot car outside of mall
The 6-month-old Pit Bull puppy was left in the back of a black Mazda car in the Christown Spectrum Mall parking lot; the temperature outside was 109-degrees.
Disabled Border Collie gets wheelchair with skis to get around in the snow
After Kadee Mae came home unable to move her hind legs, the dog’s owner asked a Massachusetts company to create a pair of skis for the animal’s wheelchair.
Driver rescues lost dog stuck in highway guardrail
A family that lost the Border Collie mix searched for the dog with no luck in finding him; week slater, a driver spotted a dog stuck on the guardrail along the highway.
DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories of 2013
Remember the dog transported behind the SUV? 2013 had no shortage of important events involving man’s best friend — check-out the year's top 10 news stories.
What dog breeds do the most digging?
Dogs dig for several reasons, including retrieving prey and foraging for food; find out which breeds are the most likely to dig, and how to curb this behavior.
Wily Basset mix finds a home after 6 years on the lam
After eluding authorities for 6 years with cat-and-mouse games, a Basset Hound mix was captured by animal control; find out how the pooch was finally apprehended.
Hero black Lab saves Border Collie from drowning
Last Thursday, 12-year-old Border Collie Bagels joined his owner on a fun trip to Kitsilano Beach in their home city of Vancouver, Canada. But what started out as just another of their frequent beach days quickly turned into a life-or-death situation. Owner Joe Markovitch says his active dog has a blast chasing after items on […]
A blind dog and a deaf dog become inseparable friends
Employees at Marley’s Mutts were concerned if a deaf pooch named Eve would find a forever home; then, the Catahoula Leopard Dog mix met a blind dog named Dillon.
Beloved Kentucky hiking dog passes away
“My name is Tillie. I am not a stray. I live next door. Let’s go for a hike.” The short message on 13-year-old Border Collie mix Tillie’s tag is a quick snippet of what became Tillie the Indian Fort hiking dog’s legacy. Tillie loved the outdoors, and Tillie relished making new friends on the winding […]
Britain’s top rescue dog retires
For the past seven years, Border Collie Mij, who has been referred to as a “real-life Lassie,” has spent her days keeping Britain just a little bit safer. As the United Kingdom’s top certified search-and-rescue dog, Mij has led more than 200 missions in her illustrious career, using her remarkable nose to seek out missing […]
One-eyed dog finds loving friend in one-eyed human
Bobbi Loomis’s life changed forever when she found out that she had stage 4 skin cancer, a squamous cell carcinoma that caused her left eye to droop and lose most of its vision. Doctors initially told Bobbi her cancer was inoperable, and that the only option they could offer was to try and make her […]
Amazing Border Collie understands grammar
English majors don’t usually have four paws and a wagging tail, but there’s a first time for everything. Nine-year-old Border Collie Chaser is your typical herding dog; she has lots of energy, an unshakable focus and a love of Frisbees. But she also has one very unusual hobby — grammar. Chaser’s owner, retired Wofford College […]
Curious Collie rescued after getting head stuck in vent
Cats are the four-legged creatures usually labeled “most curious,” but a story coming out of the United Kingdom today would suggest otherwise. Jasper, a spunky 8-month-old Border Collie from Nottingham, England, was recently adopted by a loving family in Huckall. While out exploring his new backyard, Jasper noticed a very intriguing hole in the side […]
Muscle transplant helps dog walk again
Back in May 2012, 6-year-old Border Collie Bella took a nasty spill off of a platform bed at her family’s Pawtucket, Mass., home, landing on and seriously injuring her leg. The fall left Bella with a severe disability — unable to put any weight on her front right leg due to damage caused to the […]