Study Shows Dog Genes Link To Behavior And Personality
Researchers undertook an ambitious study to pin down how a dog's genes and breed affect their behavior and personality. They found that some traits, like trainability, chasing, and aggression, can be inherited.
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!
Change A Pet’s Life Day: 10 Dogs Whose Lives Changed [VIDEOS]
January 24th is Change A Pet's Life Day! We're celebrating with these 10 inspirational dogs whose lives were completely turned around for the better!
January 14th Is National Dress Up Your Pet Day
National Dress Up Your Pet Day is a light-hearted, novelty day of celebration, and should stay that way; it’s not about forcing a dog or cat to suffer humiliation or discomfort for human amusement.
Iowa Women And Their Trained Dogs Volunteer To Look For Missing People
A group of women volunteers in Iowa have made it their calling to train dogs and handlers to help out with search and rescue missions in any way they can. Their reward is the closure they can bring through finding a missing person.
Squirrel Appreciation Day: Celebrate Your Dog’s Favorite Thing In The World
January 21st is officially Squirrel Appreciation Day! To celebrate, watch these ten videos that chronicle the infamous relationship between dogs and squirrels.
TSA Switches To Floppy-Eared Dogs To Put Airline Travelers At Ease
The TSA recently switched out on their preferred breeds for canine sniffers in airport security. And the basis? Those adorable floppy ears. Interestingly enough, people associate floppy ears with friendly dog breeds.
Dogs React To The Word “Walk” [VIDEO]
The word "walk" is enough to make the dogs in this video practically burst at the seams with joy. Their reactions are hilarious! Celebrate with them in January for National Walk Your Dog Month!
Top 15 New Year’s Resolutions For Dogs This Year
New year, new dog! Whether your goal is to exercise more, learn a new skill, or just treat yourself, here are 15 New Year's Resolutions for your dog--or you--to make for 2019.
New Year’s Resolutions That Will Make You A Better Dog Parent
What are some New Year's resolutions you've made that helped you become a better pet parent? What books or videos inspired you? Here are some things I want to share that have made me a better pet parent this year.
Elf Dogs: 30 Pups Dressed As Holiday Elves To Make Spirits Bright [PICTURES]
These Christmas Elves have four legs and fur and have taken time off from helping Santa in his work shop to pose for pictures! Check out these adorable elf dogs!
30 Of The Cutest Christmas Puppies On Earth [PICTURES]
Sit back, relax and get in the holiday spirit with 30 of the cutest Christmas puppies you're going to see today! Merry Christmas!
8 Funny Dogs Making Babies Laugh [VIDEOS]
When adorable babies and pups combine, it might just be cuteness overload. Check out these videos of hilarious dogs making babies laugh!
Adorable Dogs Warming Themselves By The Fire [PICTURES]
Check out these adorable pictures of dogs resting all warm and cozy by the fire. Does your dog like to sleep by the fire in winter?
Build A Snow Maze For Your Dogs
If you live in an area where it snows in winter, your pup might appreciate this hot, cold-weather trend. Give your pup some exercise and mental stimulation with a snow maze!
Atlanta Bans Retail Pet Stores From Selling Puppy Mill Animals
It’s a great victory for dogs, cats, and dog and cat lovers, alike! Atlanta, Georgia has joined the growing count of U.S. cities that ban puppy mill and retail store-sold puppies and kittens.
Pets As Gifts: Good Intentions, BAD IDEA
Puppy mills and backyard breeders make a profit from selling pets that are often unhealthy or have been neglected and are often bred in inhumane environments.
10 Ways Dogs Are Better Than The Rest Of Your Family
Dogs may tear up the furniture, poop on the carpet, or chew on your new suede shoes. But even with all of that, they still manage to be the best members of the family.
Happy National Mutt Day: 7 Reasons Mutts Are Awesome
July 31st and December 2nd are both celebrated as National Mutt Day! There’s no need to settle on one breed when you can have a whole bunch rolled into one package. There are plenty of advantages to having a mixed-breed dog.
National Mutt Day: What’s In A Mutt?
The term “Mutt” isn’t used too often anymore, and if it sounds like an insult, that’s because it used to be one. Here are some things you should know about mixed-breed dogs on National Mutt Day.