Dogs

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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Maker: JustFoodForDogs, LLCCause: Potential for contamination with listeria in products containing green beansAnnouncement: Company letter to customers, Jan. 15, 2018What was recalled: Only these specific JustFoodForDogs products: Turducken, all batch dates Beef and Russet Potato, all batch dates through Jan. 14 (new packages will be made that contain no green beans and are safe to feed) Fish and
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Lost animals are often trapped by rescue groups to reunite them with their humans. By: wallboat If you are lucky, you live in an area that has plenty of support for pets who are lost, missing or in trouble of any kind. For example, there are several groups in Massachusetts and on Cape Cod that
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Make room! Very good dog coming through! Bronx, a 9-year-old Belgian malinois, enjoyed a hero’s goodbye on Jan. 5. The canine recently retired from Bakersfield Police Department SWAT Team. Since 2010, the loyal employee helped the police sniff out trouble and educate the public on the importance of thinking about safety first. For his entire
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Terrier Height: 17.5–20 inches Weight: 33–40 pounds Life Expectancy: 12–15 years Kerry blue terriers are medium-sized dogs with small, dark eyes and V-shaped ears that fold over. The tail is straight, set high and usually docked, though tail docking is illegal in parts of Europe for non-working dogs. Despite the “blue” in this
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Cathleen, a Great Pyrenees mix, may appear to look very happy-go-lucky in her photographs, but don’t be fooled: she is one determined doggo. In a Jan. 8 Facebook post by the Seminole Humane Society/Seminole Animal Shelter, the beautiful and loving 6-year-old pup’s incredible story was shared with the world. As the shelter explains, Cathleen’s original
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Sophie is a snow warrior. The 13-year-old yellow Lab went missing from the yard of her Woodstock, Maine, home on Jan. 4 while her family was outside in the cold shoveling after the recent snowfall, reports News Center Maine. When the Silver family realized that Sophie had disappeared, they immediately went to work trying to
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Forget man’s best friend — Jana Kramer‘s daughter is one with the pups. On Wednesday, the country singer and actress documented a little construction project happening in her backyard as her husband Mike Caussin — with whom she recently renewed her wedding vows —  and their daughter Jolie Rae, 2 this month, built a house for the
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Some dogs just want to party. By: thenevarmoore Our dogs are our companions, our friends and part of our family, so what better way to honor your pet than celebrating their special day with a birthday party? Dog parties can be tons of fun, not just for dogs but also for the kids and grownups,
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Taraji P. Henson had something extra-special waiting for her under the Christmas tree this year. “I got a baby, and his name is K-Ball,” she shared on Live with Kelly and Ryan on Wednesday, quickly clearing up audience confusion with the addendum, “he has four legs!” Named because to Henson he looks like both a
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Dogs are near-perfect creatures. Their few, very marginal, faults being that they love to drop their hair everywhere and they make some people sneeze. Shed Defender is here to put an end to both of those problems. The new product looks like a leotard for dogs, but supposedly does so much more than just provide
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Christina Aguilera has said goodbye to a dear member of her family: her 17-year-old dog. “Had to finally make the hard decision to put my beloved Stinky 🦊🐾🖤💔 down last night after an amazing 17 years together!” Aguilera, 37, wrote in a heartfelt social media message on Friday alongside a video montage featuring pictures of the
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Part pig, part seal, part dog and all precious, Lu-Seal the dog is walking a little easier now thanks to an inspiring weight-loss journey. The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pup belongs to emergency room doctor Julia Morley, who adopted the Chihuahua from Humane Animal Rescue in October 2016. Morley went to the shelter planning to adopt a
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It’s was a shocking face-off between America’s favorite bird and man’s best friend, when an eagle snatched an 8-lb. Bichon Frise out of a Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania, yard. “It seemed like something from the Wizard of Oz,” Felipe Rodriguez, who saw his sister’s dog Zoey get grabbed by the massive bird, told The Associated Press. “I’m
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Carob is a chocolate substitute that’s safe for dogs. Photos by: Allison Gray/Petful I’ve been looking forward to trying this recipe because I’ve never used carob powder before. And, to the best of my knowledge, my dog, Banjo, has never had anything containing carob. But she could barely unglue her snout from the bag of
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You may have heard of an alley cat, but have you seen a goldendoodle puppy bowl? Well, now you have! Eight-month-old Blake has been hitting pins since he was big enough to push a ball off a kid’s bowling ramp. Blake and his unusual canine hobby fit right in with his family, who are the
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The nose always knows and a Waterville, Maine, dog’s sniffer got a whiff of smoke early Wednesday morning. According to a press release from the Waterville Fire Department, firefighters received a call about a house fire in the area at one o’clock in the morning on Jan. 3. The homeowners were able to call for
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