Dogs

Ugh. Is it still January? Not for much longer, but this frigid weather isn’t going away for a while. Here’s a heartwarming, almost unbelievable, scene that should defrost even the coldest and crankiest of viewers. In the video filmed by veterinary nurse Brittany Semeniuk and another wildlife photographer last November in Manitoba, Canada, a wild
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Good news for customers and fans (including their pups!) of on-demand dog walking service Wag!: One of the most popular pet startups in the country is only getting bigger and better. On Tuesday, the No.1 dog walking and boarding mobile app announced a $300 million investment from the SoftBank Vision Fund, according to a company
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Pet sitters generally want to just help their clients out. By: YamaBSM Pet sitting is super rewarding. You can meet new people, learn new things and spend your time with animals of all kinds. You can also develop special relationships with clients that can last years — or even a lifetime. Sadly, some relationships don’t
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Pigs and puppies, living together, mass hysteria! More like massively adorable. We squealed with delight upon viewing this heartwarming video of a mother pig in Korat, Thailand, nursing a cute little canine alongside her own biological babies. The video, which was filmed on Jan. 18, was uploaded to Youtube on Sunday and we predict animal
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Longhaired dogs’ coats have endless possibilities when it comes to grooming. By: Chris Phutully Depending on how you look at it, having a longhaired dog can feel either like a hairstylist’s dream or like an at-home groomer’s nightmare. Your tolerance level for daily brushings and frequent baths probably leans you more one way or the
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 28–36 inches Weight: 140–175 pounds for males; 110–140 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 7–10 years Great Danes are among the world’s tallest breeds. Their short, thick coats can be brindle, fawn, blue, black, harlequin (irregular black or merle patches) or mantle. 2. Where They Came From While some
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Smokey the dog might have nine lives, too. The canine was found stuck in a burning building in Atlanta by two police officers, who went on to save the dog’s life. According to 11Alive.com, Officers Robert Winkler and Austin Denninger of the Atlanta Police Department responded to a call about a fire at a vacant apartment
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Fat Tuesday isn’t just for the furless — pets love to celebrate, too. Each year in Mandeville, Louisiana, local canines gather together for the Mardi Paws Parade. Every dog is welcome to attend this celebration of canine couture and revelry; this year it’s on Feb. 18 with the theme “Fables, Fairy Tales and Nursery Rhymes.”
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You get a stain removal secret! And you get a stain removal secret! We all get stain removal secrets! We have talked about dog poop on PEOPLE before, but never quite like this. For Vanity Fair‘s Secret Talent Theatre video series, THE Oprah Winfrey got real and shared her tried-and-true tips for removing dog poop
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Starting the medicine pimobendan early in at-risk dogs with heart murmurs can pay off. By: Free-Photos First off, here’s a general list of signs of heart failure in dogs: A hacking cough Increased breathing rate at rest Labored breathing Lack of energy Inability to exercise Collapse Blue-tinged or pale gums Now, not so many years
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It’s the moment every dog owner instantly regrets ever letting their dog kiss them on the mouth: Watching that very same beloved, seemingly well-trained and civilized pup eagerly devour a stinky, steaming pile of poop off the sidewalk. Ugh, gross! But why? Why?! It’s a topic that has long perplexed animal researchers and veterinarians. And if
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If you’re anything like me, you have plenty of awkward moments where you forget how to “people.” You fall down the stairs for no reason, punch yourself in the face trying to pull up the blanket or try to take a drink and end up having it run down your face. Just like people, dogs
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If your pet’s feeling a little tight in the shoulders, consider contacting an in-home pet massage therapist. By: iloveblue Pet spas and resorts have exploded in popularity — and not just for wealthy celebrities.  Walk down nearly any street in New York City and you’ll likely see a pet spa offering a long list of
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The Little Mermaid and Flynn have quite a bit in common. Both adore collecting seemingly random objects that are hardly treasured by humans. Unlike Ariel, Flynn the Dachshund’s collections of common goodies can be found above sea level. Can’t get enough of cats, dogs and other furry friends? Click here to get the cutest pet news
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A full rectal prolapse needs a veterinarian’s immediate attention. By: sianbuckler Ever noticed how things happen in 3s? After going for years without seeing a rectal prolapse, I’ve seen 2 in the past month: 1 in a dog, the other in a cat. Weird. This, of course, means I’m now on high alert for case
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Weaning should happen gradually. By: macdeedle When puppies are born, they turn to their mothers for nourishment. In the wild, puppies might nurse on their mothers for months as they slowly transition to eating alternate foods. In the home, however, the process is a bit different. Typically, puppies are weaned and then placed with new
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Fat shaming is a cruel, but popular, pastime in the human world. Not so in today’s pet world. Judging by the growing popularity of the Round Animals account on Twitter, pleasantly plump is the way to be in 2018 if you want a slew of new Internet fans. To be clear, the exact terminology is
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