'War Dogs' enthralls with tales of canine devotion and defense, from PTSD therapy to battle

Whether you love dogs, are interested in the use of canines for the military, or want to learn more about the psychology of soldiers in battle and at home, "War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love" is written for you. Author Rebecca Frankel explores every aspect of military dogs in a compelling style that will touch your heart and soul....more

Furry Friends Forever: Introducing Your New Cat to Your First Dog or Cat

   So you’ve gone and done it....more

No Sympathy for The Devil

This weekend I met The Devil, and He introduced himself in the form of a 7-year-old Columbian boy.The moment I opened the gate at the dog park, I heard His oddly adult-like voice taunting me from the bordering baseball field. “I don’t want you in here.”It was unclear whether He was addressing me or my dog, Dallas; His coal black, beady eyes concealed the object on which they were focused. But either way, I took offense on behalf of us both. No one talks to my baby that way. Not even Satan....more

Dog Walk in the Gloaming

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Eulalia Benejam Cobb (Lali)Blog:  MyGreenVermont.comWebsite:  www.LaliGallery.com...more

Bringing Your New Dog Home

We all know that moving from one home to another can be a difficult transition – and the transition from a shelter to a home can be very difficult for a dog too. Pets Take Time to Adjust Your dog will need time to adjust to any changes in environment and daily routine. Here’s some information and tips to help ease your dog’s transition into your family: Take it slow – the transition can take a few weeks Try not to over – compensate for any hard times you feel that your dog may have experienced in the past by being too permissive....more

Would You Rather Be Lady Gaga's French Bulldog or Karl Lagerfeld's Tweeting Cat?

If you believe in reincarnation, you might want to come back as Lady Gaga's dog or Karl Lagerfeld's cat.  Featured in  Harper’s Bazaar’s September issue, Gaga discusses her little French bulldog, named Asia, and comments on the famous cat,. ...more
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Dear Annie: A Letter to our Rescue Dog

Dear Annie,15 months ago I saw you sitting outside the pet store when I was running errands.  I wasn’t sure if you were part of the local humane society’s adoption event, or if you were heading into the pet store with your own family.  You were far too pretty to be up for adoption – a pure bred, rust-colored, goofy, 7-month old golden retriever pup. I put my bag of groceries down and made a beeline for you.  I’m pretty sure I elbowed another couple out of the way so I could get a good look.  “Is this a pure golden?” I asked....more
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The Scientific Truth About Aggressive Dog Breeds (VIDEO)

Many people say that some dog breeds are more aggressive than others. Well, maybe they are wrong! For example, Pit Bulls, Rottweilers and Dobermans, have gained the reputation of being very dangerous dog breeds. In reality, being aggressive isn't necessarily related to specific dog breeds, there are numerous factors to consider....more