Anyone that has ever loved a dog knows that they are an important member of the family. Most dog lovers would do anything possible to make sure their furry friends are safe and happy at all times. That’s exactly how Alan Whitton feels about his beloved Jack Russell Terrier, Mitzi. He and […]
Eli Boroditsky was driving to his night shift in Manitoba, Canada through dark rural streets. Suddenly an animal shot across the street and unfortunately, Eli’s car clipped the passing creature. Fully believing he had an accident involving a dog, he got out of his car to render aid. Using a small flashlight, he illuminated the ditch where the pup had […]
Hex, short for Hexadecimal, is a 2-year-old Labrador that looks like your average dog, but he actually has an amazing talent that can help solve crimes. He is North Dakota’s very first electronic detection dog. This means that he can sniff out small electronics that human officers might not be able to find, even if that electronic […]
You wouldn’t think we’d have to be hyper vigilant about the dog shampoos we find on the brightly lit shelves of our favorite grocery store. Just because it’s got a nice label and a place on the shelf, doesn’t mean it’s necessarily safe though. This is especially true about flea and tick drops and shampoos for dogs and cats.
Sometimes you see something unusual on the road but don’t think much of it. Fortunately, blogger and photographer The Yogi Photographer was so struck by something he saw near Oaxaca, Mexico, he had to know more. On Facebook, he shared a short documentary about a 49-year-old man he encountered pushing a large cart […]
Although some children progress easily from letters to sounds to words, others have a very tough time. When a child struggles with reading, their entire educational experience suffers. Educators and parents are always looking for meaningful, effective ways to increase reading engagement among children, especially when they are not reading on grade level. Therapy dogs can be part of […]
Of course pet parents can be neurotic when it comes to leaving their animals with sitters or dog walkers. Few would try to argue that point with you. But sometimes, terrible things happen to dogs under improper care or supervision that justify the everyday anxieties.
The latest horror story involves dog-walking app “Wag!”. A woman in […]
Yet again, here a microchip comes to save the day! A senior Boxer admitted as a stray to OKC Animal Welfare this week had her microchip scanned with help from the company that made it. According to the scan, there hadn’t been any information updates to it in a decade, so staff assumed they wouldn’t be able […]
If you love cooking for your family members, your dog should be no exception. It’s easy to pick out cute treats near the checkout aisle at the pet store, but you can have more fun making fresh treats for your dog at home. We’ve got a recipe for homemade Chicken-Flavored Jello treats your dog will go nuts for, and […]