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.”
Dog Spends Four Days Protecting 76-Year-Old Owner Who Was Trapped Under Car
“Even when we found him, the dog ran straight to his side and cuddled up to him,” Merritt says, “he didn’t want to leave him even then.”
Photographer Makes Dogs Look Like They Are Traveling Through Space
One very creative artist with a good sense of humor is busy transforming regular dogs into “bone-a-fide” rocket dogs, and he managed this with only a camera lens and some really good Photoshop techniques.
Study Reveals Prehistoric Humans Loved Their Dogs
One dog was laid to rest with what looked like a small round stone in his mouth, which the team interpreted to be either some sort of a toy or a special token. Other prehistoric pooches were entombed in death with trinkets like spoons and knives.
Couple Leaves $1,000 Tip For Bartender’s Ailing Dog
When a pair of kind customers learned that hotel bartender Christina Summitt’s dog had undergone expensive life-saving surgery, they left her a $1,000 tip to help cover the cost.
Ray Charles Blind Golden Retriever Steals Hearts
When Andrew Fales got word that a nearby breeder was going to euthanize an otherwise healthy Golden Retriever puppy from a recent litter just because the pup is blind, Fales knew he had to do something.
Children Of Military Families Benefit From Pets
A study by a Tufts University researcher reveals that children in military families are better at coping with stress if there is a pet dog or cat in the household.
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.
Ice Age Puppies Found In Russian Permafrost [VIDEO]
Were these pups domesticated?
Dog Crashes Semi: Takes Down A Tree And Hits A Car
His dog was left in the vehicle and somehow got the huge semitrailer moving.
Top 5 Thanksgiving Tips For Dog And Cat Owners
Five important tips all cat and dog owners should keep in mind this Thanksgiving holiday, including how to keep them away from human food and dealing with visitors and strangers.
20 Million Pet Owners Expected To Spend $350 Million On Their Pets This Halloween
Will you be dressing your dog up for Halloween? You won't be alone!
Changing Negative Stereotypes Of Pit Bulls
A movement to eliminate negative Pit Bull Terrier stereotypes is underway, and it involves photographs of the dog with their owners; take a look at The Majority Project.
Dog Saves Young Man From Suicide
"He chewed up the noose. He never growls, but each time I tried to take it off him, he would snarl...In a way, I think Geo knew what I was going to do."