Month: August 2017

1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Toy Height: 9–10 inches Weight: 8–11 pounds Life expectancy: 12–15 years Silky terriers are small, loving dogs with Australian roots. The eyes are almond-shaped and dark in color. The small ears are triangular and stand up on the head. The feet are small and — funny enough — resemble the
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In order for your dog to give birth to healthy puppies, you need to feed her a high-quality diet. By: tambako Are you planning on breeding from your female dog? Whether or not it’s right to breed from a pet dog would take up a whole article in itself. For argument’s sake, let’s assume you’ve
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We have reached the peak of human progress. We live in a time where sweatsuits and workout clothes are now not only socially acceptable to wear outside of the home, but FASHIONABLE. In case you didn’t already know, it’s called athleisure. Thankfully, we also live in a time where there are companies that make clothes
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It’s Black Cat Appreciation Day! Renowned for their storied history throughout the ages, black cats have made and continue to make big breaks in “The Biz.” These kitties are some of the earliest felines to grace the big screen and represent some of the most recognizable whiskered faces on TV. While all black cats are
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It’s Black Cat Appreciation Day, an important moment to remember that these felines can bring a lot of good luck and love into your home. Due to centuries of superstitions and unfounded prejudice, black cats are often associated with bad omens, not the positive fluffy feelings that are usually associated with cute kitties. For years,
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Thursday is Black Cat Appreciation Day, which is aimed at correcting the centuries-long string of bad publicity that black cats have had to endure, as well as celebrating them for the fantastic felines they truly are. Here’s the thing, though: No one’s exactly sure why the poor dears are considered unlucky in so much of
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Alone at home, a bored dog may become destructive or anxious. By: vialbost Back-to-school time is upon us, and that means 1 thing: Relaxing, lazy routines are going bye-bye (at least, until next summer rolls around). It’s time to start setting early alarms, packing school lunches and leaving the house quiet during the day. It’s also
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Tough as nails with a soft spot for furry pets, TV’s Judge Judy Sheindlin won the hearts of viewers all over again when a 2012 episode about a dog named Baby Boy and a dispute over ownership of the animal went viral this week. While the episode’s second life on the Internet has reignited an interest
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Every dog has it’s day. This dog’s day just happened to be in court. On a recent episode of Judge Judy, the titular Judge Judy Sheindlin was faced with a canine conundrum that ended in an emotional reunion. In an edited clip of the episode, Judge Judy meets two individuals both claiming to be the
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A landscaper for most of his life, Jose Arias knows his way around a CAT construction loader. So when the 31-year-old owner of Green Forest Landscaping thought he heard a faint mewing sound coming from inside the machinery late in the afternoon at a work site in Draper, Utah, on August 9th, he knew exactly
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Maybe not so ridiculous: Cats must wear bells in Creskill, New Jersey, so birds are warned of their approach. By: B@rberousse We all know not to speed through stop signs or run red lights. We know not to steal things, trespass or drive around with our taillights out. The laws we follow day in and day
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It’s hard to keep a cat entertained for a few seconds, but cat dad Chris Poole has found a way to keep his kitties amused for minutes. MINUTES! The secret? Cardboard boxes. Cat lovers know felines have a weakness for boxes, often choosing them over toys designed specifically for cats. Poole, proud papa to Cole
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Exercise. It’s widely touted as the healthiest thing you can do for yourself and your pets. But let’s be honest: It sucks. There is nothing fun about waking up at the crack of dawn and doing painful things that make you sweat. Now, most dogs actually enjoy walks. But there are some who would rather
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Trap-neuter-release helps keep the feral cat population in check. By: Beverly Goodwin The feral cats have been gathering in Sue’s backyard for meals for 10 years now. There’s a little room on the lower level of her raised ranch; it opens on to their feeding area, and it’s where she keeps their food, plates and
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Herding Height: 20–22 inches Weight: 40–60 pounds Life Expectancy: 12–15 years Bearded collies are one of the oldest British dog breeds. They are medium-sized herding dogs with long bodies and agile movement. Their large nose is black, and their medium ears are covered with hair. The eye color typically depends on the
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