Vet Sparks Debate: Never Leave Your Pet During Euthanasia
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.
Should You Make Your Dog Famous On Social Media?
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.
World’s Most Amazing Dog Competition: Share Your Dog For A Good Cause!
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!
Viral Video Of Trainer Hitting Dog With Plastic Bat Sparks Outrage
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.
Social Petworking Month: What Is Dog Sharing?
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."
Social Petworking Month: Help Shelter Animals On Social Media In June!
Social Petworking Month takes place all throughout June. Here's how you can use social media for the benefit of pets who are looking for forever homes.
Dog Owner’s Home Insurance Policy Cancelled After Company Sees Facebook Photo Of Her Dog
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.
Irish Politician In Trouble For Comments About “Dangerous” Dog Breeds
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.
Woman Tapes Her Dog’s Mouth Shut And Uploads Photo To Facebook
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.
Facebook drops puppy mill dogs from Marketplace
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 […]
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg gets puppy
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 […]