Dogs often get frightened and anxious due to the fireworks celebrations and loud noises during the fourth of July festivities. Inmates from the Brevard County Jail had the opportunity to visit these shelter animals to give them some companionship during the stressful Independence Day celebration.
DogTime got a chance to visit the 2019 Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida, and as you can see from the jump roping dog, we saw some pretty cool stuff! Rescue workers, shelters, veterinarians, authors, artists, inventors, and major pet food companies shared a space to connect.
Training programs for at-risk or rescue dogs are becoming creative and resourceful in finding ways to make canines more adoptable. In Florida, one program aims to rehabilitate both at-risk dogs and inmates who are looking to go back into society as reformed individuals.
Florida is the state where the first dog track in the United States opened in 1922. Almost a century later, Florida may join the 40 other states in the country that have banned Greyhound races.
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.
Read how a typo on a rug at a county sheriff’s office could fetch well over $6,000 at an online auction, and why it’s of particular interest to dog lovers.
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.
Seven states, eight parks; DogTime takes a look at the best public places to take your dog; each locale is unique, and includes obstacles, water, and more.
The 4-year-old Maltipoo was exploring a friend’s apartment unit in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, when she stumbled upon a ventilation shaft in an open closet.
The residence where the alleged dog-fighting took place had treadmills, raccoons for bait, and other fight-training items; authorities also found two toddlers inside the home.
Dog weight pulling is where a dog is attached via harness to a wagon that’s loaded with heavy objects; the object is to see how far the animal can pull it in the fastest time.
Forty-three U.S. states have banned Greyhound racing, and only 24 tracks are operational in the country — 13 of which are in the Sunshine State of Florida.
The Pit Bull Terrier was found with her right paw severed in a Miami neighborhood; an Orlando company donated the artificial limb so the pooch could live a pain-free life.
Sidelined by a devastating injury last year, 2010 Olympic gold medal-winner Lindsey Vonn must skip Sochi…but she did find a soul mate in an injured shelter dog named Leo.
Rescuers estimate the pooch treaded water for six hours before she was finally fished out of the Tampa Bay waters, approximately two miles from shore.
Ruth, a 7-month-old cat, was found in front of a Florida gated community with Idgie, a 2-year-old Dachshund; the pooch acts as the disabled feline’s protector.
Marine Staff Sergeant Andrew Morales met two Anatolian Shepherd mixes during a tour in Afghanistan and wanted to bring the dogs home with him, but the major airlines said “no.”
Thanks to a local rescue group, Pet Haven Rescue, and a microchip, a pooch who was thought lost by her owner was returned three years after the mutt disappeared.
After her son died in an automobile accident, Shirlee Gorka, began a search for Eddie, a German Shepherd who was in the vehicle with her boy, but disappeared after the crash.
That scraggy, skinny dog or cat who wanders around your neighborhood may not be a stray, but a household pet who may have run away from home and become lost.
When folks from the Miami-Dade Regional Juvenile Detention Center (MDRJDC) went looking for the perfect therapy dog for their incarcerated teens, they looked no further than a good-natured black Labrador Retriever named Justice, whom they found at the Big Dog Ranch Rescue in Wellington, Fla.Justice first joined the MDRJDC team back in January after spending […]