June is Social Petworking Month, a time for us to use our resources online to help animals in need. One of the newest trends in online dog communities is something that’s being called “dog sharing.” Here’s what you should know about it.
Social Petworking Month takes place all throughout June, and it’s a chance to use social media for the benefit of pets who are looking for forever homes. There are several ways to participate that can make a positive impact on the lives of pets waiting to find loving families.
While some insist that it’s too hard to stay with their dogs during euthanasia, others have fired back saying that it’s the least you can do for your pet in their final moments. The argument reached a head when a veterinarian shared their opinion.
These days, it seems like everyone is getting internet famous. While there are plenty of fun aspects of sharing your pet’s adventures on social media, there are also drawbacks to be aware of before moving forward.
The World’s Most Amazing Dog competition is described as an “American Idol meets Westminster Dog Show” style contest. For every entry, Facebook donates $1 to participating animal charities, up to $1 Million total!
A two-year-old video of a trainer repeatedly hitting a dog with a plastic bat resurfaced on Facebook recently, and it’s sparking outrage as it goes viral across the internet.
Nationwide Insurance dropped a dog owner’s coverage after they saw a picture of her dog on Facebook and “guessed” that it was a dangerous breed.
A County Councillor in Ireland commented on new signs that detailed breed specific legislation in his home town. Now he’s facing a flood of outrage.
A woman is under investigation after posting a photo on Facebook of her dog with its muzzle duct taped shut, saying “This is what happens when you don’t shut up!” She claims the dog was unhurt.
Influenced by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), Facebook is now taking action to prevent puppy mill dogs from being advertised and sold on Marketplace. Marketplace, an online source for classified listings, is a frequent advertising outlet for unscrupulous breeders.Facebook and Oodle, the company in charge of overseeing the Marketplace, […]
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has a new puppy. Time Magazine’s 2010 Man of the Year and his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan, brought home a two-month-old purebred Puli. They’ve christened the pup Beast and, of course, set up his own Facebook page.Our top 5 pieces of advice here at DogTime?1. Neuter the pup. (It’s good for […]