K9 Dogs’ Training Will Change With Marijuana Legalization
Many states have legalized marijuana, but clear steps on what's next for cannabis-sniffing canines have not yet been outlined. Colorado police departments are spearheading the shift in training, at least for incoming K9 sniffer dogs.
The House With A Heart: Senior Dog Sanctuary
House with a Heart is a pet sanctuary where senior dogs can live out their final years in comfort, getting all of the love, attention and medical care they need to make whatever time they have left a happy experience.
Is Pet Obesity Really Just A Form Of Pet Neglect?
There are extreme circumstances in which the weight of the animal exceeds their ability to negotiate normal, physical activity, but the question is, when do we ask the government to step in, and, more importantly, should we?
More States Now Have Laws About Leaving Dogs In Cars
Now that summer is here, it's important to know how to keep your pet safe. Check out these new laws about leaving dogs and other pets in cars.
It’s A Crime: Prosecuting People Who Leave Dogs in Hot Vehicles
It's up to each of us to look out for pets when their owners use poor judgment that puts them in harm's way, and to continue urging our lawmakers to follow the lead.
Amazing Doggie Daddy Father’s Day Rescue [VIDEO]
You've got to see this wonderful Father's Day rescue video. When they arrived to help a family of puppies living in a steel mill yard, papa dog surprised them all!
Dogs Still Freezing To Death Despite Strict New Laws In 2018–What Can We Do?
As 2018 begins, the country has some of the strictest laws yet about leaving dogs out in extreme weather, so why are dogs still left in the cold to die, and what can we do about it?
Fospice: End Of Life Care For Shelter Dogs
Fospice provides end-of-life comfort, love and care for homeless, terminally ill, and elderly dogs. It's based on the human hospice model of compassion.
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.
Landlords And Pets: What To Know Before You Sign A Lease
Pet owners searching for an apartment know it can sometimes be difficult finding a landlord willing to rent to you and your dog or cat.
New San Francisco Law Requires All Pet Stores To Sell Rescue Dogs And Cats Only
San Francisco's new law bans the sale of puppy mill and kitten factory animals within the city, as well as animals under eight weeks old.
Sweet Mama Pit Bull Adopts Orphaned Poodle Pups
Annie the pregnant Pit Bull found herself in a high kill shelter when she was saved by a rescue group. Soon after she gave birth, four orphaned Poodle pups came her way...
Microchipping Your Dog Is Now Mandatory In The UK
The United Kingdom passed a law that starting on April 6th, 2016, all dog owners must microchip their dogs or face a hefty fine.
Spotting And Reporting Pet Abuse
April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month: All U.S. states have animal cruelty laws — do you know what steps to take if you suspect a pet is being mistreated?
Bill Mandates Animals Used In Medical Testing Be Rehomed NOT Euthanized When Work Is Complete
Under a bill that passed the California state Assembly, more dogs and cats used for medical research could avoid euthanasia and be adopted. The bill now...
Someone Beat This Dog To Death And Left A Cruel Note Bragging About It
They are trying to find out which of their neighbors did this to their beloved family pet. Sadly, odds are that the abuser is someone who lives in their building.
Animal Cruelty Suspect Apprehended Through Social Media
An abused pit bull starved to death in Cocoa, Florida and the person responsible, thirty nine year old owner, Joseph Raymond Frederick was no where to be found.
YES! New York City Launches Animal Abuser ‘Do-Not-Adopt’ Blacklist
It works a lot like the National Sex Offender Registry does and contains the names of all peoples convicted of certain animal abuse crimes since October 2nd 2014.
Police Rescue Dog That Was Stuck In The Mud For 60 Hours
Sheila Shorr is grateful to the hero officers that saved the day and a precious member of her family. Here are pics and a video of the rescue. Please share!
Dog Rescued After Neighbors Phone 911 To Report Abuse
It’s unthinkable to imagine what a puppy named Galadriel must have endured from people that were suppose to love and protect her, that required her to have a leg amputated.