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California Bill Aims To Save Dogs From Unnecessary Police Shootings

Approximately 10,000 dogs are shot and killed by American police officers each year. A proposed California bill hopes to reduce this number by requiring officers to undergo additional dog safety training. The police-canine encounters protection act is current...

8 Tips For Moving With Your Dog

Moving is stressful enough for us humans, especially if it’s a long distance move. But moving is a much more stressful experience for our dogs, who don’t understand what’s happening and may not realize that everything will be okay. As their caregivers, i...

Guide Dog Denied Access On Boardwalk Train Ride

Jhon Alzate tragically lost his eyesight in a car accident 30 years ago. Over the past 16 years, he...

6 Dogs That Shaped History Through Mythology

While dogs are an integral part of our lives today, they’ve also had a big impact on history, whic...

9 Modern Uses For Military Dogs

You’ve probably seen drug-sniffing dogs at the airport, and you may be vaguely aware that there ar...

“Dangerous” Dog’s Death Sentence Stands Despite Pardon From Governor

An unprecedented case is making headlines and raising questions about dangerous dog laws. The fate ...

9 Tips To Prepare You And Your Pets For An Emergency Evacuation

Nobody likes to imagine worst case scenarios, but it is crucial to have a plan in case you have to e...

6 Things To Know About Prison Dog Training Programs

Did you know that hundreds of dogs are trained every year by prisoners, either to make them more ado...

Important Differences Between Service Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs, And Therapy Dogs

Do you know the difference between a service dog, an emotional support dog, and a therapy dog? Can t...

5 Tips To Help Reduce Shedding

Are you watching hair tumbleweeds float around your house and wondering what you can do to help red...

Owner Breaks His Silence On Why He Shot & Buried His Dog

Most pet parents agree that we’d do anything to make our animals happy or avoid unnecessary s...

Couple Arrives At Doggy Daycare And Finds Their Dog In A Shock Collar

A Chicago couple made a startling discovery after picking up their dog from a local daycare. The do...

The 10 Best Large Breeds For Kids

If you’re looking for a dog to grow up with your kids, nothing beats a larger breed for patience a...

Pros And Cons Of Being A Dog Groomer

A new report released by The Conference Board and reported on by Bloomberg and iheartdogs.com indic...

Top Tips For A Terrific Road Trip With Your Dog

If you can’t stand the thought of leaving your dog behind when you go on vacation, you’ve probab...

The 10 Best Small Dogs For Kids

Are you thinking about getting a dog for your family, but you’re worried about getting one that wo...

This State May Make It Illegal For Dogs To Be In Cars Without Seat Belts

A Maine politician sponsored a bill that would make it illegal to have unresetrained dogs in cars ...

Why You Should Carefully Consider The Practice Of Docking & Cropping

Since 2008, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has encouraged “the elimination of ...

Dog Rescue Caught Adopting Dogs Then Dumping Them In Other Shelters

In Phoenix, Arizona, a rescue has been blacklisted from adopting from area shelters after they were...

Pros And Cons Of Different Types Of Dog Food

There are so many different ways to feed your dog. How do you know what’s best? There is no easy ...

See What “Dear Abby” Has To Say About A Canine Custody Battle

When two people get a pet while sharing a life together then decide to split down the road, it can ...

The 10 Most Common Breeds Found In Shelters

Did you know 25% of shelter dogs are purebred? Why are some breeds more likely to be in shelters, an...

Read What Cesar Milan Has To Say About Millennials Owning Dogs

Cesar Millan burst onto the scene 12 years ago with his unique style of “training the humans ...

New State Amendment Will Treat Pets As Children In Divorce Court

When people get divorced, there’s a division of assets, and if applicable, a custody agreemen...

Can Dogs Sense Spirits?

We know that our canine counterparts have extraordinary senses that, in many cases, are far superi...

Woman With Unmarked Service Dog Turned Away From McDonald’s & Wants An Apology

The Scenario: In Bradenton, Florida, a woman named Elisha Griggs  walked into a McDonald’s w...

Compassion Fatigue: The Struggle That Few Animal Care Workers Want To Talk About

On May 12, 2016 veterinarian and shelter director, Jian Zhicheng passed away after injecting hersel...

Discussion: Should Leash Laws Be Better Enforced?

Most cities have laws regarding dogs being on leash. So do most national parks, beaches, etc. But w...

“Beware Of Dog” Signs: Precaution Or Liability?

Note: this is not official legal advice, just food for thought. Should you find yourself in a lawsu...

DISCUSSION: Should Pet Boarding Facilities Have Stricter Safety Regulations?

Recently, a tragic event took place at an overnight boarding facility located within a national pet...