Dogs

1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Sporting Height: 23–28 inches Weight: 44–75 pounds Life Expectancy: 12–15 years This muscular, powerful game dog was bred for sport and makes a great companion for the home. The eyes are round and dark, and the nose is black, brown or flesh-colored depending on the coat color. The ears hang with a
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Today, pups across the country are putting on their best neckties and grabbing their attaché cases, because it’s Take Your Dog to Work Day. For this one day, there is no need to battle through the separation anxiety you feel leaving your pooch behind as you head out the door. But what if your best
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Carrots and other vegetables can provide your pet with plenty of antioxidants. By: Michael Budde Antioxidants. The word makes it sound like they’d be healthy, right? But apart from having a vague notion that healthy foods are a good thing, what do you really understand about antioxidants? Let’s take a quick romp through the
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In the pet adoption world the phrase, “Who rescued who?” is popular. Pets bring so many positive things into our lives, it can seem like they are the ones who saved us. Now, it turns out they really can. Melody Jackson, an associate professor and director of the animal-computer interaction lab at the Georgia Institute
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Take a deep breath before you watch this one. A tiny dog recently got loose from its owner on the streets of Mexico City and raced straight into the chaotic traffic of the bustling metropolis. Don’t worry, this story has a happy ending. A cyclist, equipped with a camera, cruising the same streets as the
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Way past her prime and a tongue that permanently sticks out because of missing teeth — these are traits that could potentially scare some folks away from signing adoption papers at an animal shelter. That wasn’t the case for Lou Ann Young, now the new owner of Duchess, a 17-year-old miniature dachshund who came to
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Captain Bob Culhane of the Huntington Beach Fire Department is calling it “the most aggressive bee attack that I’ve been involved in.” It happened at 9 a.m. on Saturday when firefighters got called to California’s Harriett Wieder Regional Park, according to CBS Los Angeles, who reported the story and interviewed the rescuers involved. When they
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Some companies offer pet-friendly perks such as on-site walkers and dog spas. By: Iain Farrell By 2020, millennials are expected to make up at least half the workforce. They’re also about to have more dogs per person than any other generation, including pup-loving baby boomers. Put the 2 together, and what do you get?
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  Blue is here to show that deaf dogs can do it all. This hearing-impaired pooch can’t fully understand voice commands, but that hasn’t stopped her from mastering tricks. Just like any other well-trained canine, this shelter pup knows basic commands like “sit,” “stay” and “come.” Blue just learned her skills through sign language catered
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Maker: United Pet GroupCause: Unapproved additive (quaternary ammonium compound mixture)Announcement: FDA report dated June 16, 2017What was recalled: Rawhide chews listed below. Companion: Lot codes that start with AH, AV, A, AI, AO, or AB and which list expiration dates from 06/01/2019 through 05/31/2020 Dentley’s: Lot codes that start with AH, AV, A, AI,
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Montgomery County wants justice for Justice. The adult female dog, described as a mixed breed hound, was found in Texas on June 9 with electrical tape wrapped around her nose and upper jaw. While the act of animal cruelty is being investigated by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office — who shared a Facebook post about
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Wonder Woman is dominating the theaters, inspiring females around the world. And this inspiration is not species-specific. Gal Gadot’s performance as the iconic character is moving strong girls (like Viola Davis’ daughter) and super lady dogs alike. Social network savvy pups are posting their reactions to the blockbuster online too, and luckily many of these
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The things pets do to keep their owners entertained. Thanks to our new obsession with fidget spinners, animals across the country are getting to try the little gadgets for themselves. Some love them. Some hate them. And then there are those pets who really don’t care and just want to go back to playing a
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The Wizard of Oz jokes write themselves, but Duke the dog’s dangerous ordeal is no laughing matter. According to WREG News Channel 3, the 12-year-old senior Australian shepherd was picked up and carried 1,000 feet by a tornado that struck down in Davie County, North Carolina, three weeks ago. The twister threw the pup hard,
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  This is what respecting your elders looks like! Shelby Hennick’s grandmother was recently hospitalized due to a negative reaction to one of her medications, reports Refinery 29. For the grandmother, this meant three long days away from her beloved dog Patsy. As a veterinary technician, Hennick understands the healing power of animals, so she
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Need a new sport to obsess over? Try Purina Pro Plan’s Incredible Dog Challenge. “For 20 years the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge has given canine athletes a stage to show off their incredible abilities in an Olympics style competition,” tennis star and Purina Pro Plan spokesperson Andy Roddick told PEOPLE. This means dozens of
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From left, Police Chief Terry Mitchell, Leonard and shelter director Jim Alloway. By: Union County Humane Society Way to go, Leonard! The 2-year-old smooshy-faced rescue has become Ohio’s first pit bull police dog — after cheating death by euthanasia. Suspecting Leonard had a high prey drive, the Union County Humane Society in Ohio assumed
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Four brands of rawhide chews are being recalled. By: Spectrum Brands, Inc. Maker: United Pet Group, a division of Spectrum Brands, Inc.Cause: Unapproved additive (quaternary ammonium compound mixture)Announcement: Voluntary recall report dated June 10, 2017What was recalled: Several brands of rawhide chew products: American Beefhide, Lot numbers start with AH, Expiration dates of 06/01/19
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 23–25.5 inches for females; 25–28 inches for males Weight: 150–200 pounds for both genders Life Expectancy: 10–12 years Boerboel dogs (a.k.a. South African mastiffs) are large, mastiff-type dogs and the most agile of their type. They are strong, balanced and imposing in appearance. Despite their size, they can move swiftly and powerfully. The
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Cats and dogs can have thousands of mites living in their ear canals. By: M.L. Duong Kipper was a rescue cat I got as a companion for my first cat, Skate. Kipper’s foster home was crammed with feline waifs and strays, and their caretaker was blind — but that’s a different story. This story is about
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