1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Herding Height: 19–22 inches for males, 18–21 inches for females Weight: 27–45 pounds, depending on gender Life Expectancy: Around 15 years The border collie is a medium-sized, high-energy herding dog. The eyes are oval in shape and are usually brown, although they can be blue (one or both) in collies with
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The season of dog diseases is generally considered when it is hot and humid but, never underestimate the power of parasites also. Even if they won’t cause life-endangering diseases, they still possess threat to your precious pooches. Precaution won’t ever let you down my friend. Fleas and ticks are notorious insects, which are just tiny
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It’s that time of year again, when the ubiquitous term “Pumpkin Spice” is tacked on every product, from lattes to lipsticks. Now, Honest Kitchen is taking this favorite fall flavor beyond human taste buds and sharing the seasonal speciality with our cat and dog friends. That’s right — it’s time to play barista for your
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Does your pup idolize Pluto? Well, now he may have a chance to meet the iconic canine in person. Walt Disney World Resorts recently announced that starting Oct. 15, dogs will be allowed to stay with their families at four Walt Disney World Resorts. From Sunday on, guests staying at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Disney Port
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Blindness in dogs may mean special accommodations at home. By: David_Kaspar Today, I was reminded that sometimes veterinary science just doesn’t have an answer. It’s as if Mother Nature throws a dog a curve ball with a problem that has no solution. The condition to which I’m referring is sudden acquired retinal degeneration syndrome,
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Detanglers and wide-tooth combs can help your longhaired pet avoid painful mats. By: quinet Do you ever find yourself stuck in endless “sweeping” mode, where pet hair magically accumulates around the floors at breakneck speeds? Does that “dirty pet” smell re-infiltrate the home within days of a professional grooming? If you ever find yourself
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Days after a loyal canine kept a missing toddler company, another hero dog has stepped forward to help an innocent child. Last week, a curious 2-year-old wandered away from his Minnesota home, where he was playing with his family, and went missing, reports The Star Tribune. His relatives spent 30 minutes searching for the boy
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This article was first published on Time.com. Bringing a gift for your host when you’re visiting from out of town is often a courteous move and something that Turkmenistan’s president, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov obviously believes in as he brought quite the gift for Russian president Vladimir Putin on a trip to the Bocharov Ruchei state residence
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You know that feeling you get when someone walks in unexpectedly and catches you doing something you’re not supposed to? Like stealing your sister’s favorite shirt, putting the milk back in the fridge with one sip left and eating chips while you’re “dieting” (that last one happens to me far more than is probably
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Vets use wellness exams to keep tabs on a pet’s weight, behavior and teeth health, among other things. By: Magic Madzik October is Pet Wellness Month, a celebration of people and their pets. And for me, wellness is the cornerstone of everything I do when it comes to caring for your pet. My job
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Michael Kelly, a blind man from California, is used to getting around with help from his certified seeing-eye dog, Kie. However, he’s not okay with other people who pretend to have service dogs who aren’t the real thing. Case in point: an incident at the Sacramento Light Rail regional transit station at 16th and Q
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Fans couldn’t wait to see the second trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi that dropped on Monday night — and Carrie Fisher‘s beloved French bulldog Gary had all eyes on General Leia Organa. The official Instagram account of the pup, which boasts 142,000 followers, shared a heartbreaking photo of Gary watching a TV with his mother’s character on the screen.
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Gretchen Byrne was taking a coffee break while patrolling on the midnight shift for the Coral Springs Police Department two years ago, when a hungry and pregnant female cat approached her in the shopping center parking lot. Byrne knew that the feline wouldn’t last long on the streets, especially with a heavily-traveled thoroughfare nearby. So
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Start making positive associations with dogs for your child early in their lives. By: llipkind Kids and dogs go together like peas in a pod. In the right environment, they can become best friends for life, a joy many of us experience every day. However, for children, it’s sometimes different. They can develop fears
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