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  • Dogs And Fireworks: An Uneasy Combo

    Dogs And Fireworks: An Uneasy Combo

    For animals, fireworks are scary, stressful, and make our four-legged friends flee — in fact, more dogs are lost on the 4th of July than any other day of the year.

  • The Internet: a puppy mill’s best friend

    The Internet: a puppy mill’s best friend

    Imagine… you’re searching online for a new puppy and you stumble onto a web site that appears to have just the one you’ve been looking for. According to the site, the pup is vaccinated, in good health, and has his official papers. There are even photos: in one, the puppy is scampering through a field […]

  • Book Excerpt: The Everything Guide to Working with Animals

    Book Excerpt: The Everything Guide to Working with Animals

    Do you love animals? Do you want to work with animals but don’t know where to start? The Everything Guide to Careers with Animals (Adams Media) features personal stories from experts in the field, including a large-animal surgeon, a professional dog trainer, an animal behaviorist, and the former president and CEO of the American Society […]

  • Jailed dogs are cut a break

    Jailed dogs are cut a break

    Dog rescue and animal rescue stories

  • Vick’s “revenge” and why Tiger Woods is irrelevant

    Vick’s “revenge” and why Tiger Woods is irrelevant

    The headline of the article is what caught my eye, so let’s start there: Mickael [sic] Vick; the Canine Killer’s Sweet Revenge. Just what is Michael Vick getting revenge for–having to serve time for the crimes he committed? Sometimes the victim of a crime seeks revenge, but generally you don’t hear of the perpetrator doing […]

  • NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE DOGTIME 2011 PET BLOG AWARDS

    NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE DOGTIME 2011 PET BLOG AWARDS

    Annual “Petties Awards” grows to eight categories andeight thousand dollars in donations SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – (June 16, 2011) – DogTime Media, the largest vertical media community focused exclusively on pet owners, today announced that nominations are open for the DogTime 2011 Pet Blog Awards, also known as “the Petties”. The Petties are the only […]

  • Editor’s Picks: Cruelty-free fashion

    Editor’s Picks: Cruelty-free fashion

  • Hotel for Dogs: Exclusive preview

    Hotel for Dogs: Exclusive preview

    Get a sneak peek at the Hotel for Dogs before it's released!

  • DogTime Media Extends Its Reach to 40.3 Million

    DogTime Media Extends Its Reach to 40.3 Million

    The largest pet vertical community becomes the local playfor pet related news and information SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – (March 8, 2011) — DogTime Media, the largest vertical media community focused exclusively on pet enthusiasts, today announced that its audience has grown to an industry leading 40,292,000 unique visitors a month, as reported by comScore Media […]

  • Making a difference on a grand scale

    Making a difference on a grand scale

    A little over eight years ago, Emily Scott Pottruck lived through a nightmare: she witnessed the savage mauling of her tiny Yorkie Andy by a dog twenty times his size. The little terrier sustained such severe injuries – spinal cord damage just the beginning – that doctors warned Pottruck to brace herself for the fact […]

  • Can the Michael Vick dogs be saved? At Best Friends, the answer is yes

    Can the Michael Vick dogs be saved? At Best Friends, the answer is yes

    The Michael Vick dogs at Best Friends

  • Is Michael Vick sorry? Or sorry he was caught?

    Is Michael Vick sorry? Or sorry he was caught?

    America is torn apart, and it’s not about health care reform, the wars overseas, the Yankees or the Red Sox. Our nation is entrenched in a hot debate over whether Michael Vick deserves a second chance. I watched Michael Vick’s press conference Friday and I saw his interview on “60 Minutes.” I believe in second […]

  • DogTime launches ‘Save a Dog’ Facebook app

    DogTime launches ‘Save a Dog’ Facebook app

    Chances are, your Facebook time is devoted to some pretty serious stuff: trying to determine whether your high school boyfriend is now bald, learning which Golden Girl you most resemble, that sort of thing. But imagine if you could use this precious time for even worthier endeavors, like helping dogs in shelters around the country. […]

  • Matchmaking hits the dog world

    Matchmaking hits the dog world

    MatchUp and other human-dog dating services take off

  • Hotel for Dogs: Meet the Four-Legged Stars

    Hotel for Dogs: Meet the Four-Legged Stars

    A heart-warming film about the profound connection between kids and dogs, Hotel for Dogs opens January 16. The story centers around a brother and sister whose dog is not allowed to join them in their most recent foster care placement: a strict, no-pets apartment. So, the resourceful siblings decide to secretly keep their Jack Russell […]

  • Holiday gifts as seen on KRON TV

    Holiday gifts as seen on KRON TV

    DogTime.com editor Amy Gurvitz and the Humane Society Silicon Valley teamed up to showcase adoptable dogs and DogTime’s top holiday gift ideas in a recent segment on KRON TV. Some of the dog gifts were modeled by Jazz, a German Shepherd mix, Tasha, a Pomeranian mix, and Emma, an American Foxhound mix, who were all […]

  • Sniffer dogs foil DVD pirates

    Sniffer dogs foil DVD pirates

    Almost as soon as a roll of film first whirred through a camera, dogs starting playing their part in the movies. Lassie, The Wizard Of Oz, and numerous other movies have made use of our canine friends — both as heroes and villains. Now two more dogs have been specially trained for a role in […]

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