Dogs

Jake has dedicated himself to making the lives of others better, furrier, safer. Unfortunately, the Labrador mix’s tender paws and curious nature kept him from achieving his true dreams: becoming a service dog. According to knoxnews.com, these simple, natural traits eliminated Jake from service dog and rescue dog positions, but Jake didn’t give up. Eventually
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Philadelphia’s Saved Me no-kill shelter lost a fighter last week. On Oct. 25, a restaurant located next to a pet store called Doggie Style was destroyed by a fire. While the pet store was spared from severe fire damage, two canines being kept at Doggie Style died from smoke inhalation before firefighters could rescue them.
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Halloween has passed and turkey time is almost here, which means the National Dog Show is right around the corner, as well! On Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov. 23), NBC will present The National Dog Show Presented by Purina following the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The beloved holiday show, now in its 16th year, will air
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Take your time when pet sitting to learn the animal’s body language. By: AdinaVoicu Being a pet sitter is a tremendous responsibility. You’re entrusted with the care of other peoples’ beloved pets, and — in many cases — with access to their home and possessions as well. A successful pet sitter is meticulous, caring, patient
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If your pet’s itchy feet are seasonal, the culprit probably isn’t a food allergy. By: KlausHausmann A Facebook friend of mine, Brett, with many FB friends of his own, recently posted a question about his dog’s constant licking of his feet. I was amazed at the more than 200 responses he got, his friends commiserating
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What It Is: SparkleDog, Kameron Westcott‘s pink-colored premium dog food, which she created, developed and launched on season 2 of The Real Housewives of Dallas. Who Tried It: Peanut, the 13-year-old Yorkie of Writer/Reporter/Real Housewives Recapper Dave Quinn. Why We Tried It: As a lover of all things Real Housewives, I’ve supported nearly all of the products launched by
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Don’t call Fricka fat; call her fortunate. According to Fox 8 News, the 15 1/2-lb. miniature pinscher’s chubby tummy saved her from ending up inside a bear’s belly. You read that right: The petite, but pleasantly plump pup’s “spare tire” became the first line of defense when an aggressive bear entered her Altamonte Springs, Florida,
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Bethenny Frankel‘s most loyal canine companion has died. On Monday, the Real Housewives of New York City star announced that her 17-year-old dog Cookie had passed away. “My @cookiedabooboo is gone,” Frankel wrote. “Bless her furry heart…” “My furry first baby, may your next life be as beautiful as this one was,” she added, captioning
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The dog influencer world has lost a shining star — and total sweetheart — too soon. Chloe the mini Frenchie has died. The Instagram-famous dog was 4. Chloe’s owner, Loni Edwards, announced the sad news in a post on Instagram Wednesday night, writing, “We’re numb and heartbroken to share that Chloe has gone to heaven.” In the
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Calling all Stranger Things fans — and we know there are a lot of you! — it’s about that time. Yeah, sure, we’re talking about the highly anticipated season 2 premiere on Oct. 27, but that’s not all. We’re also referring to Halloween, the best time to show off your pet’s love for the Netflix
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Tell Santa’s reindeer to watch out; Kim Zolciak Biermann‘s dog Sinn has an appetite for antlers. Biermann, 39, received a surprise package, which she unboxed on Snapchat, stocked with treats for her family’s dogs. Among the personalized canine cookies and other goodies were some more bizarre gifts: full moose antlers. Kim Zolciak/Snapchat Kim Zolciak/Snapchat Acadia Antlers,
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After losing a leg following an alligator attack in September, a 6-month-old Florida puppy named Chloe is “doing great,” according to the Courtenay Animal Hospital where Chloe was being treated for her injuries. Florida Today reports that on Sept. 26, Chloe got attacked by an alligator after the puppy found her way around a neighbor’s
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Two weeks after watching his mom in The Last Jedi trailer, Gary Fisher returned to Instagram on Saturday with a sweet message for the late Carrie Fisher. “Happy birthday mom, I sure do miss you and the cozy days #garyloveshismom #garymisseshismom #garyfisher #garyloveshisfans #happybirthdaymom,” the pup “posted” next to a snuggly shot of the pair.
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 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 26–30 inches Weight: 80–130 pounds Life Expectancy: 10–12 years The Black Russian terrier, or BRT, is a large, powerful dog with a large bone structure and muscular build. These dogs are not what comes to mind when thinking about terriers. The BRT’s eyes are oval-shaped and medium-sized, set far
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Your pet still wants to be part of the family when you bring your baby home. By: 3194556 If you’ll be bringing home a new baby soon, it’s time to start getting your pet ready for it. If you’re pregnant, there’s a good chance your dog or cat already knows something’s changed. Waiting until your
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Nala hasn’t been awarded a medal for her bravery, but she has received plenty of healing hugs. On Sunday, the family dog risked her life to save 10-year-old owner Cole Lewis and his mom. The trio were on a walk in their Lancaster, California, neighborhood when an agitated rattlesnake appeared in their path. Nala immediately
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In 2010 Eric O’Grey, a sales manager from San Jose, California, weighed 340 lbs., and his health was rapidly declining. A naturopathic doctor gave him an unconventional prescription: Get a dog. “She knew my underlying problem wasn’t medical, it was being reclusive,” says O’Grey, 58, who chronicled his journey in a new book out now,
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