Dogs

1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Herding Height: 16–21 inches Weight: 55–66 pounds Life Expectancy: Around 15 years Entlebucher mountain dogs (a.k.a. Entlebucher Sennenhunds or Entlebucher cattle dogs) are the smallest and quickest of the Swiss mountain dogs. Their ears are triangular with rounded tips. The almond-shaped eyes are brown with black rims. The double coat is
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Toast the dog‘s 377,000 Instagram followers were greeted with sad news today. The puppy mill rescue who became one of the first canine social media stars has died. The Instagram post sharing the tragic announcement did not offer any insight into what led to her death, but it did pay tribute to the famous pup
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Amy Ochs couldn’t figure out where her 13-year old dog Blizzard was hiding. When she opened her front door to summon him and the family’s other dog, Maverick, after they had spent about five minutes in her Colorado Springs, Colorado, fenced yard, Blizzard was nowhere to be seen. She and a family friend started to
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It’s been a harrowing year for Maria Menounos. In February, the TV and SiriusXM radio host, learned she had a golf-ball-size meningioma brain tumor in the midst of her mother’s own Stage 4 brain cancer battle. “I didn’t cry. I actually laughed,” Menounos, 39, told PEOPLE  about her diagnosis. “It’s so surreal and crazy and unbelievable that
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Ischemic dermatopathy in dogs is rare. By: Leo_65 How exciting can a crusty earflap be? As it turns out, very (or perhaps I need to get out more). Being a vet is a dream job, but you do see lots of patients with similar conditions, such as upset tummies or itchiness. As the saying in
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You and your pup can help save the planet with eco-friendly grooming practices. By: photogeider Did you know that households across the world collectively throw away over 50 tons of waste every second? Not only that, but also statistics show that number doubling by 2030. That’s 100 tons of waste per second. It’s a scary
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Without even knowing it, you could be giving your pet a better life, just based on the state you live in. While there are countless loving pet parents across America, there are some states that simply do more to make an animal’s life safer and more exciting. To find out which parts of our country
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THC-laced baked goods are a major culprit in canine marijuana toxicity. By: valtercirillo Thanksgiving did not go by without some worrisome emergency phone calls and pets getting into trouble. On Thanksgiving Day, just as we were about to sit down to dinner, I got a call from a frantic pet parent. Her tiny chihuahua, Pepe,
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Your pup deserves a little R&R, just like you do. By: Fran_TheFeelGoodBlog Staying at a hotel offers the opportunity to have someone else take care of the daily minutiae. No cleaning, no laundry and — best of all — room service whenever you please. You get complimentary towels, lotions and robes. Who wouldn’t want to
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‘Tis the season for heartwarming stories — and this one about a woman and her rescue dog is a doozy. In the clip above, from Pets Best Insurance Services, Rachel Muniz details the fertility struggles she and her husband faced when trying to get pregnant with their first child. In the midst of the stress, they
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If your dog loves the outdoors, there are plenty of gifts that will bring them joy while hiking. By: raincarnation40 The season of giving is here, and you’ve come to the right place for all your pet gift needs this year. Whether you have an outdoor enthusiast of a dog, a cat who loves to
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Maker: Darwin’s Natural Pet ProductsCause: Potential for salmonellaAnnouncement: Petful verified by phone call with company, Dec. 8, 2017What was recalled: 2-pound packages of the following: Natural Selections Turkey Meals for Dogs, Lots #39937 and #40507 Natural Selections Chicken Meals for Dogs, Lot #40727 Natural Selections Duck Meals for Dogs, Lot #40487 This is the first pet
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Lead poisoning may be a result of old water pipes or microscopic lead dust. By: MatanVizel Here’s a conundrum: If a condition is rare and not normally tested for, how would you know if it became more common? Not so long ago, up until the middle of the 20th century, in fact, lead poisoning was
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A 4-month-old puppy is putting her best face forward, literally, to recover from a dog fight injury. According to KCRA, a puppy named Loca recently arrived at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in California with severe facial injuries from a dog bite. With a fractured cheek and jawbone, the Staffordshire bull terrier pup required complex
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“Stay off the ice!” That’s the urgent message from Swift Current Fire Department Chief Denis Pilon, who posted a video to Facebook on Nov. 29 of a harrowing dog rescue in Canada. In his post, Pilon went on to say, “Yesterday afternoon, our firefighters were busy at the creek, rescuing someone’s pet. They allowed their
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Buttermilk the Beagle is the Harry Houdini of hounds. A video of the dog posted to Facebook by the Isle of Wight County Animal Shelter went viral last week. The clip, posted on Nov. 28, shows the wily pup scaling a 4-ft. cage wall and then perching atop it. Buttermilk’s brazen feat currently has more
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Hound Height: 24–28 inches Weight: Typically 65–70 pounds for males, 60–65 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 12–15 years Greyhounds are tall, lean and muscular dogs built for hunting and speed. They have short, smooth coats and can be any color. 2. Where They Came From Tomb carvings depicting the dogs were discovered in ancient
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Trust us and get the tissues ready. Singer Tom Chaplin, formerly of the British band Keane, recently released a holiday album, Twelvetales of Christmas, which features the moving song “Midnight Mass.” But it’s not necessarily the lyrics or instrumentation that are getting to us — it’s the music video. Starring a host of furry friends,
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Katherine Heigl is known as one of Hollywood’s biggest animal lovers — but these days, it’s her own animal needing the love. In a tearful video posted to her Those Heavenly Days blog on Friday, Heigl, 39, revealed that one of her dogs, Gracie Lou, was diagnosed with a brain tumor in September. It all
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Dogs who wear sweaters in the winter may shed a bit more, which is normal. By: funkblast It’s that time of year when you take out your gloves and a woolly hat for the morning dog walk. Indeed, for some dogs, it’s also the time of year when they wear a coat for the first
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