Are Deaf Dogs And Blind Dogs Just Like Other Dogs?
A study by researchers at Illinois State University reveals that dogs with hearing and vision impairments do not behave much differently than "normal" dogs.
Do Dogs Experience Jealousy?
A study developed by the University of California San Diego reveals that dogs show signs of a human trait of jealousy; the findings lead to more research on animal emotion.
Joint Custody Of The Family Pet?
When a couple gets divorced, it isn’t unusual for the parents to get joint custody of the children, including visitation rights; the same applies to pet dogs and cats.
Can Dogs Read Your Emotions?
A new study from the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, as published in Current Biology, reveals what a dog can tell from a human's eyes and mouth.
Beware: Some Dog Toys May Contain Deadly Chemicals
When choosing the best toys for your dog, experts recommend avoiding any toys with strong chemical smells.
July 31 is National Mutt Day: What You Need To Know
Approximately 75 percent of all shelter dogs waiting for forever homes are mutts, but mixed-breed dogs have advantages over purebreds, and are less prone to genetic diseases.
E-Cigarettes Are Toxic To Pets
Although the benefits of e-cigarettes for humans are still in question, according to the Pet Poison Helpline, nicotine poisoning of pet dogs and cats is on the rise.
Organization Provides Free Eye Exams To Service Animals Every May
More than 250 veterinary ophthalmologists from across the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada will be donating their time and services to help make this wonderful event a rousing success.
Get Involved During Be Kind To Animals Week
The first week in May is “Be Kind to Animals Week,” a time of reflection and action in the name of animals across the country and around the world.
Therapy Dogs Reduce Anxiety And Loneliness For College Students
Everyone knows that service dogs help humans cope with stress and feelings of loneliness, but one study on college students by three universities proves it.
Therapy Dogs Help College Students With Stress Of Final Exams
College students at the University of Buffalo were able to release stress bright on by final exams through an unexpected channel: a variety of four-legged friends.
Happy World Spay Day: Time To Get It Done
With overpopulated shelters and rescues, World Spay Day brings awareness to the problem, encouraging pet owners to spay and neuter their pet dogs and cats.
Do Dogs Actually Watch And React To Television?
Has your dog ever barked or reacted to a television show or commercial when another dog is featured onscreen? A recent study examined dogs and perceptions of moving images.
January 14th Is National Dress Up Your Pet Day
Created by a pet lifestyle expert and celebrated every January 14 since 2009, pet owners are encouraged to dress their pets up in safe and cute costumes and clothing.
Keep Your Dogs Safe During A Blizzard
With several East Coast states slated to get hit by blizzards, the ASPCA has issued a series of tips and pointers as how to keep your pet dog or cat safe.
Seeing-Eye Dog Gets Home Just In Time For The Holidays
Marek, a Golden Retriever, dutifully served humans as a seeing-eye dog for many years; went blind; but the dog got the greatest gift of all just in time for Christmas.
Guide Dog Saves Blind Woman From Both Intruders And Gas Leak In One Night
Not only did this guide dog scare away home invaders, but she also called emergency services when she smelled a gas leak set off by the intruders.
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.
Dachshund Pups Befriend Lonely Lion [VIDEO]
Bonedigger might be a 500-pound majestic lion with an intimidating name, but this formidable feline is really just a softie at heart when it comes to his bunkmates — four Dachshunds.
Old Dog Joins His Human On One Last Grand Adventure
“That is quite possibly the sweetest thing I have ever seen,” writes another. “There is nothing like the love between a person and their dog.”