A pet food pantry in New York is one of many new organizations that try to help struggling owners feed their animals and keep them from surrendering their pets to shelters.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that prohibits tattooing and piercing pets in the Empire State; his action is backed by several animal-rights groups.
A doula is someone who assists mothers and their families with a new baby and the transition to a new home; a dog doula helps a family canine with the new human arrival.
He thought they’d say no, but New York high school senior Draven Rodriguez was allowed to have a picture of him holding his adopted feline in the annual yearbook.
Editorial: Several outreach programs are working to help spay and neuter pets and keep them in homes and off the streets with non-judgmental tactics. And they’re working.
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.
On April 8, commuters on an MTA train traveling from the Bronx to Manhattan had an unexpected escort: A small dog who appeared to be racing their morning ride.
A woman was walking her dog around Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, when she suddenly fell into a 10-foot-deep sinkhole — moments later, the dog also tumbled into the hole.
The sisters at a New York ministry lost their house dog, and in searching for a replacement, they decided to rescue a dog in need, which they found in a Pittie named Remy.
A legal animal advocacy group sent a dog to a woman in Ohio; the animal was reported stolen, but was later found buried in the backyard of the woman’s former residence.
The government shutdown isn’t just having an impact on people; several agencies have shut down that monitor animal welfare and various regulations have been suspended.
When you look at little Mick now, it’s hard to see that there was ever anything wrong with the spunky 8-week-old Boston Terrier puppy.But just weeks ago, shortly after Mick was born to a breeder in Oklahoma, it was clear something was off about the little guy. The breeder noticed Mick’s legs always lay splayed […]
Baseball fans across the country are mourning the loss of one of their own. Golden Retriever Chase, a lovable and familiar presence at New York Yankees minor league affiliate team the Double-A Trenton Thunder for the past 11 years, has passed away. Chase lost his battle with lymphoma Monday morning, only days after attending his […]
Amy and Joe Longwell decided to spend their Sunday doing something they had done many Sundays prior: having fun on the Chemung River. The couple lugged their kayaks to a landing near Big Flats, New York, and launched into the brisk waters. But what started out as a run-of-the-mill kayak trip would soon turn into […]
New York may start the new year by turning over a new leaf when it comes to their animal cruelty laws. The state is considering a new law that would toughen the punishments for perpetrators of animal abuse.Lawmakers are calling the legislation “Phoenix’s Law” in honor of a Jack Russell Terrier who was rescued in […]
A French Bulldog who was abandoned in a New York Petco store bathroom has found a foster home and will soon be ready for a forever family.A Petco employee discovered the little dog in a store bathroom Sunday evening shortly before closing. The poor pooch was tied up in a plastic bag with his vomit […]
One of the most important things that dog lovers need to take into account when they consider moving is what states are the most dog friendly. The folks at Bone-A-Fide Dog Ranch select the top 10 states that are the most welcoming for a pooch, as illustrated in the following infographic (click for larger view):
A Buffalo, N.Y., man charged with animal cruelty wants his dog back, and he’s putting up a fight from his jail cell.Daniel Delaney Jr., 36, was arrested after driving down several blocks in the west side of Buffalo with his dog tethered to the back of his yellow SUV. He did not pull over until […]
Almost 50 Pit Bull Terriers were seized from a Bronx, N.Y. apartment building basement last Thursday after being used in a large-scale dog-fighting operation.Apartment building superintendent and basement apartment occupant Raul Sanchez, 57, has been arrested for running what authorities are calling one of the worst dog fighting rings they have seen.The New York Police […]