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.
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.
We Get The Scoop On The Dog Cafe Trend With Chateau Le Woof
Cat cafes are everywhere these days -- but now we're beginning to see dog cafes pop up on the scene.
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.
Fireworks Can Be Dangerous For Pets
This 4th of July weekend, pet parents are urged to remember that holiday fireworks are often at the center of pet injuries, and the proper measures should be taken to keep all dogs and cats as safe as possible as Americans celebrate their country’s birthday.
Yorkie Stays By His Lost 3-Year-Old’s Side In Cornfield And Helps Rescue Her
When a toddler went missing in a cornfield overnight, her Yorkshire Terrier stayed by her side and led rescuers to her in the morning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pet Store Owner Lives On Pet Food For 30 Days
"I believe in our products and how good they are." A pet supply owner put her money where her mouth is by living on dog and cat food and treats for 30 days.
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.