Sheriff’s Volunteer Stops Truck Pulling Onto Highway With Dog Leashed To Bumper
A quick-thinking volunteer for the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) in Arizona prevented disaster when he pulled over the driver of a semi truck that had a dog leashed to its back bumper.
What To Do When Your Dog Gets Skunked
Your dog has been outside, but when he returns home, something's different -- there's a certain smell and his eyes are red and watering; here's what to do.
Arizona Ends Dog Races And Hundreds Of Greyhounds Are Up For Adoption
The last Greyhound race track in Arizona is putting an end to the sport ahead of a law that would ban live races. Hundreds of Greyhounds need to be adopted.
Humane groups hope to end Greyhound dog racing
Only seven states in America continue to operate Greyhound racing tracks, but GREY2K USA and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals want to change that.
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.
Phoenix puppy dies in hot car outside of mall
The 6-month-old Pit Bull puppy was left in the back of a black Mazda car in the Christown Spectrum Mall parking lot; the temperature outside was 109-degrees.
Transportation workers rescue missing dog in Arizona
The German Shepherd mix was missing since last Christmas, but workers from Arizona’s Department of Transportation spotted the pooch wandering on a busy overpass.
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.
Who rescues a rescuer?
Editorial: Concern for Olympic Animal Sanctuary dogs’ well-being devolves into a lynch-mob mentality, as Guardians of Rescue make the most of an incredibly difficult situation.
City council’s win for the animals — Phoenix: 1, puppy mills: 0
Editorial: Phoenix’s city council voted to ban sale of kitten and puppy mill animals in pet stores within the city limits, but some are not happy with the decision.
Hiker rescues dog left to die on the side of a mountain
Andi Davis frequently hikes the trails around the mountains in Phoenix, but she never expected to come across a Pit Bull who had been shot and left for dead.
Unwitting thief tries to sell couple their own stolen dog
Florence, Ariz., resident and dog lover Kenny Erickson absolutely adores his two American Pit Bull Terriers. “The Pit Bull breed is a people-pleaser,” Erickson tells the Florence Reminder & Blade-Tribune. “They used to be known as the ‘nanny dog.’” His girlfriend, Ashley Preston, wholeheartedly echoes that sentiment, calling the breed’s bad reputation undeserved. “They’re so […]
Homeless veteran and canine companion find a home
Nearly one year ago, DogTime.com first introduced you to U.S. veteran Rusty Reed and his beloved traveling companion Timber, an Alaskan Malamute–German Shepherd mix. For more than three decades, Reed had traveled the countryside alone, living out of a backpack and never staying in one place for long. As his age started to catch up […]
Dog walks nearly 1000 miles and finds a new home
It was a typical day in 8th grade teacher Sarah Beasley’s Taos, New Mexico classroom — that is, until Beasley and her students looked up from their schoolbooks and watched a thin, shaking dog walk into the middle school classroom. Beasley remembers what a surprise it was to greet such an unexpected visitor at Waldorf […]