These adorable doggy cupcakes ended up being soft and fragrant. Photos by: Allison Gray/Petful I’m one of those people who order a cake for their dog’s birthday and buy special doggy desserts to celebrate Christmas and Thanksgiving. If I get to enjoy special occasions by indulging in some edible decadence, then why shouldn’t Banjo? So
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Ask anyone who is on a diet and trying to drink eight glasses of water a day: hydration is exhausting. Belanie the white golden retriever puppy can relate. She’s not dieting though; on the contrary, she’s a growing pup! But all the running around with her siblings and subsequent rehydration at the water bowl has
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Organic doesn’t not necessarily mean high quality when it comes to pet food labels. By: acousticskyy Many, many veterinarians get frustrated when clients believe they have found the yellow brick road to pet health by getting sucked in by yet another new, celebrity-endorsed pet food. Veterinarians far and wide try not to scream — or
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Nickie can finally breathe easy. On Thursday, veterinarians at the MSPCA-Angell shelter in Boston surgically removed a collar that had become embedded in Nickie’s neck. The abandoned kitten was found with the horrible injury in the streets of Dorchester. After spotting her several times, a Good Samaritan scooped up Nickie and brought her to MSPCA-Angell.
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Everyone wants to pet a dog, but how many of you want to actually spend time with them? Rather, how many of you can spend time? In today’s busy lives of all the human beings accumulated with school, jobs, colleges, parties; one doesn’t get enough time to be with their pets. Just think it in
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Yes, that’s a photo of a dog waiting to be fed from a high chair. And no, this isn’t just a cute prank to make a Michigan pup go viral. Turns out Tink (short for Tinkervol) the Silver Labrador Retriever suffers from a rare condition called Megaesophagus. Her owner, Tom Sullivan, tells PEOPLE he’s sharing
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Even though they don’t really have 9 lives, cats often flourish after overcoming trauma. By: atuweb Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in August 2015. * * * Christy, my first sealpoint Siamese, was hit by a car when she was about 1 year old. She survived the accident, but her left front paw didn’t. The nerve
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In the video above, Max the dog boldly goes where no dog has gone before. Well, sort of. The clip, which was originally posted to YouTube in July of 2016, is suddenly going viral. What, exactly, the tech-forward golden retriever sees through his headset is a mystery. However, his furry body language — and the
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Toy Height: 6–9 inches Weight: 14 pounds, on average Life Expectancy: 10–15 years Pekingese dogs, a.k.a. Pekes, are small dogs with pear-shaped bodies. They have flat facial profiles, with heart-shaped ears that lie flat. The double coat has a long, coarse and straight top coat with a thick, soft undercoat. There is also
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It’s the sweetest pit stop in the world. Max the 12-year-old husky and Quackers the 4-year-old duck live along a country road in Strout, Minnesota, where drivers can often spot them sitting side-by-side, muzzle to beak. According to WCCO, the pair are best friends and have been for years. Like a precious phoenix, their bond
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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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Meet Nigel. You might notice something is missing. But what this 5-month-old kitten lacks in facial features he makes up for with purrsonality. In July, Nigel, then just six weeks old, was found discarded near a dumpster in Dorchester, Massachusetts, by a Good Samaritan. The kitten was malnourished, dirty and in desperate need of medical
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[{“title”:”A lifetime supply of mice from the local pet shop”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”A weekend at a B&B”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Satin sheets”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Salmon steaks”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”A big empty box”,”points”:”1″}]An inside-the-box kind of feline. [{“title”:”A lifetime supply of mice from the local pet shop”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”A weekend at a B&B”,”points”:”1″},{“title”:”Satin sheets”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Salmon steaks”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”A big empty box”,”points”:”0″}]A sleep-in kind of kitty. Mornings are overrated — afternoons are a little on
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British shorthairs may be more at risk for cardiomyopathy than some other cat breeds. By: ToNic-pics If this morning’s clinic is anything to go by, heart disease in cats is very common (actually, it’s not — it just seemed that way). The day started with an inpatient, Pepsi. This ragdoll cat has a heart condition
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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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They are the furriest of fashionistas, the sultans of sweet; they are the fabulous, famous pets of Instagram. Just as human influencers have become style touchstones for pet owners, these tail-wagging trendsetters are an inspiration to their fluffy brethren. Since these pets go sans apparel most of the time, Halloween is an important holiday to
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We look forward to our Halloween costume contest all year, and once again we’re excited to announce the winners of this year’s contest. Without further ado, here’s the winners’ list: Grand Prize Winner (Chosen by a Petful judging panel) Bugg and Louise as Pup-N-Stein and The Bride Congrats to Grand Prize winner Cinzia Nichols! Last
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Borth Wild Animal Kingdom has a runner. She’s sleek and furry, and goes by a single moniker: ‘Lilleth.’ According to the U.K. zoo’s Facebook page, the Eurasian Lynx escaped from its enclosure at the animal establishment in Ceredigion, Wales. She is described as “a young juvenile, tan and white in colour with dark spots on
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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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