Month: October 2017

One of a dog owner’s biggest fears will always be losing their pet. Losing a pet is like losing a child and is an experience no one should ever have to go through. July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month and serves as an important reminder to make sure your pet stays safe and does
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) While not gravitating to the level of destruction, persistent barking, howling or indoor accidents. I feel stressed when my dog is alone. There are others out there feeling this way as well, I know it. Safety in numbers, pack mentality, groups of like-minded pet guardians. Right? A little bit of Googling
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 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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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) These days, spaying and neutering your pet is a part of being a responsible pet owner, but it wasn’t always this way. Over a hundred years ago, the procedure would be considered cruel by today’s standards. Drowning and shooting were acceptable ways to dispose of unwanted animals, and anesthesia, when used, was
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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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“I am so very heartbroken,” the Facebook message by Krissy Dashner began on Sunday. “My beautiful Walle was shot to death tonight.”  On Thursday, a neighbor of Dashner’s was charged for killing Walle, a golden retriever puppy, after the dog went on the neighbor’s property, according to the Lakeville, Massachusetts, Police Department. Police charged Mark
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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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Pet parenting styles. (Photo Credit: Shutterstock) If you go to the dog park you’ll see a wide variety of human and dog interactions and parenting styles. Some people are more attentive, while others sit on a bench in the shade and talking on the cellphone or reading a book, barely paying any attention to their
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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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Tartar and gingivitis are two of the most common problems seen by veterinarians and poor dental hygiene can lead to gum disease, loss of teeth and, if untreated, could develop into more serious conditions such as bacterial infections of the heart, liver, or kidneys. In fact, 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats
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Shih Tzus are true companion dogs. Bred for centuries to be man’s best friend, it is no wonder that Shih Tzu puppies are amongst the most popular of toy breeds. Thinking about bringing a Shih Tzu puppy into your life? Read on to see what to expect. 1. Their name isn’t pronounced like a swear
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Forget about witches and zombies; a seemingly innocuous bag of candy can be one of the scariest things that enters a dog owner’s home on Halloween. Calls to the Pet Poison Hotline increase twelve percent during the week of Halloween, making it the center’s busiest time of the year. We all know that chocolate can
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