Dogs

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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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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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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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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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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When a baby photographer and a litter of newborn puppies get together, something cute is bound to happen. Kelly Frankenburg is a newborn and baby photographer that works out of her home studio 11 Sixteen Photography in Richmond, Virginia. She is also an animal lover.  She, her husband Mark and their two children recently started
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If you haven’t heard enough about Clear the Shelters yet, we’re here to tell you more! The third annual pet adoption drive, presented by NBC- and Telemundo-owned stations, is happening next Saturday, Aug. 19, and PEOPLE Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin has some advice if you’re planning to adopt a dog or cat that day.
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Titus is one lucky pup! Not only did the guys from the City of Newburgh Fire Department in New York save his life, but now they’re providing him with an even better one. The crew was recently called in to fight a fire in downtown Newburgh that had enveloped a three-story brick building with a
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Children who have suffered physical, mental and sexual abuse in Orange County, California, have found strength to testify against their accusers through the help of a Siberian husky named Patriot who also knows the pain of torment and neglect. As soon as kids see the scars that wind around the four-year-old canine’s muzzle, “they know
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Retirement is treating military working dog Rick right. After faithfully dedicating six years of his life to sniffing out explosive devices and protecting our troops in South Korea, the German Shepherd is enjoying a well-deserved break, and he started his R&R time with an emotional reunion. On Tuesday, Rick reunited with his former handler, U.S. Air
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Broccoli contains cancer-fighting antioxidants. Photos by: Allison Gray/Petful This time of year is great for anyone who loves fresh fruits and veggies. Corn, carrots, beets and beans are all ripe and ready to eat. I’ve been pigging out on peaches, cucumbers and piles of crisp, fresh lettuce. Every day of the week, a farmers market
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Only a few months after Simon the rabbit, destined to be the world’s largest rabbit, died in the cargo hold of a United Airlines flight, a Houston, Texas, family is claiming that their dog died while flying with the airline. According to KTRK, who first reported the story, the family says their 5-year-old King Charles
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Today I had to take my cat to the veterinarian. Now, this is traumatic in and of itself, because he hates it and he usually makes me pay for it later (cue Band-Aids). Today’s visit was made worse because he needed some shaving done to remove a couple of mats. Needless to say, this did
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A dog walker can exercise your dog and keep them company while you’re at work all day. By: Manik Rathee Apartment living can be tough. Small spaces, loud neighbors and a lack of control over your own home each come with certain difficulties. Try adding a dog to the mix, and living in a rental
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Terrier Height: 10 inches Weight: 18–22 pounds Life Expectancy: 15 years Scottish terriers, a.k.a. Scotties, are small, playful terriers with short legs. They are the most popular breed in the White House, being in the White House with 3 U.S. presidents: Roosevelt, Eisenhower and George W. Bush. These small terriers have almond-shaped eyes, pointed
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Warm-weather allergies may make your dog’s face feel itchy. By: chendidi One of the perks of being a vet is getting to cuddle puppies and kittens. I also love how people adore their pets. It’s heartwarming to see how concerned they are when something isn’t quite right. Indeed, this week’s post was inspired by 2
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It looks like a scene out of 101 Dalmatians, even if it’s really only seven border collie puppies. The adorably precarious situation unfolded on July 22 and a video was posted to Facebook by Jon Ashe of Sussex in the U.K. The post was also shared to the Sainsbury grocery store’s Facebook page, where it
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Kelly Moffatt didn’t even consider changing the name of the English Black Labrador Retriever who came to live with her in 2012. “He was already named Bandit and I liked the name,” said Moffatt, a psychosocial counselor at the Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis (TRISL). “Bandit is an outlaw who doesn’t follow the rules. I
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