New California Law Lets Good Samaritans Break Into Hot Cars To Save Dogs
California's new Right to Rescue Act will let good Samaritans break into hot cars to save dogs in immediate danger, but there are requirements. Here's what you should know.
Woman Rents Billboard To Promote Adoption Of Adult Dogs
At the time, Lagorio couldn’t commit to the idea of adopting an adult dog, so Lagorio walked away from the Pekingese, choosing to adopt a puppy instead. It’s a decision that has haunted Lagorio ever since.
California law adds consumer protections to pet health insurance
Among other benefits, California’s A.B. 2056 gives pet owners a 30-day trial period during which they can drop a pet-insurance policy for a full refund.
New law requires out-of-state sellers to submit health certificates for imported dogs
AB 1809 requires that imported dogs be inspected and issued health certificates upon entry into California; the law was passed partially in response to online dog sellers.
Study ranks the best & worst U.S. cities for pets
A thorough study that ranks the top 100 best cities for pet owners, according to the social network WalletHub; findings were based on three main categories.
Modesto community works together to rescue “Joe Dirt”
A mutt nicknamed for her sandy-colored coat had eluded capture in the California town of Modesto, until a group of citizens banded together to rescue the homeless pooch.
Top 8 dog parks in America
Seven states, eight parks; DogTime takes a look at the best public places to take your dog; each locale is unique, and includes obstacles, water, and more.
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.
PETA wants dogs to be protected from bullying, too
Carson, California, unanimously passed an ordinance that makes it illegal to bully anyone under 25 years of age; PETA wants similar laws to protect dogs.
CHP saves Chihuahua stranded on highway median
Police in California’s East Bay cities began to get calls about an abandoned Chihuahua, who was spotted trembling atop a median on the busy Interstate Highway 680.
Family would rather be homeless than give up their dog
Hit by hard economic times, the family is having difficulty finding housing, as landlords have a problem with their Pit Bull mixed-breed dog named Rocco.
Best and worst states for animal protection laws in 2013
Once again, the Bluegrass State ranks as the worst state in America for animal-protection legislation, while the Land of Lincoln retains its status as the best for 2013.
Tree-climbing dog wows neighborhood
Fresno, California, cats beware: The next time you’re being chased by a dog, make sure it isn’t Buddy, a Mutt who can climb his backyard Mulberry tree as swiftly as any feline.
Find it: The dog sport of nose work
Nose work courses teach humans and dogs to take several factors into account when searching by scent, such as air flow, proper leash handling, and reading a dog’s signals.
Wrigley heiress charters private jet to fly Marine’s dogs home
Marine Staff Sergeant Andrew Morales met two Anatolian Shepherd mixes during a tour in Afghanistan and wanted to bring the dogs home with him, but the major airlines said “no.”
Remember pets this National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Almost half of those who suffer domestic abuse are afraid to escape the abuser for fear of what may happen to their pets if they leave; find out which organizations can help.
Pit Bull named “American Hero Dog” at 2013 Hero Dog Awards
Elle won the coveted title from a field of seven nominees; she was rewarded for her efforts in helping educate children about dog safety in her home state of North Carolina.
October is (National) Adopt a (Shelter) Dog Month
Throughout October, two programs are promoting adopting shelter and rescue dogs — ASPCA’s National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and AHA’s Adopt a Dog Month.
Rescued dog finds new home with “Sons of Anarchy” producer
Video: A stray dog taken off the L.A. streets by Petties Unsung Hero Award finalist Eldad Hagar was later adopted by Sons of Anarchy writer and producer Mike Daniels.
Coming soon: Non-surgical dog neutering
Getting a male dog fixed just got easier, thanks to a new procedure that neuters the animal via a syringe injection that does not require risky surgery.