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Rebecca Svetina’s schnauzer, Casey,has offered more than 20 million YouTube fans a look at loyalty and unconditional love.
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Summertime weather brings a plethora of activities, with camping being a family favorite. Since many dog owners are including their four-
An Australian film company making a movie, ’Tyke: Elephant Outlaw,’ is looking for photos or video from a 1993 circus standoff in Altoona.
Donated fur gets a second life as bedding for animal babies at Animal Rescue League wildlife center in Verona and other shelters nationwide.
Despite animal rights group’s questions, using animals in veterinary training is crucial to preparing vets for their work and in saving
I was excited about the encounter, but also not completely comfortable that I had cozied up to an animal I never really cared for.
Medicating a cat is sometimes one of the most challenging tasks a cat owner must face. But with a little advance preparation, it doesn’t
It would seem that preventative medicine would be our best defense against illness. Yet, nary a few months go by before another study is
A couple in Del Valle, Texas have helped a long lost dog find her way home after the pooch showed up one day in the couple’s yard.
The unpredictability and unhappiness of an anxious cat is a recipe for disaster, and pet parents that have to deal with a stressed-out cat
The fire that killed 61 cats and two dogs at a 174-year-old Schnecksville building last week was caused by an electrical short-circuit, the
For the few of us willing to adopt adult dogs or older puppies, behavior is by far the biggest challenge. Although the dog-educated among
Recently, great news emerged about the U.S. House passing an act very important to both veterinarians and our clients and patients: the
A new data experiment by artist, designer, and programmer Owen Mundy is making many of cat photos—one million to be exact—searchable using
With the sun shining bright and the crashing waves calling your name, you may be ready to head straight to the shore. But, beach bums
Whisper, a 4-year-old miniature Australian Cattle Dog, has officially become the first dog to complete a wingsuit BASE jump. But a video
What hatches out of a bird’s egg can be homely and helpless or capable and cute, depending on what kind of bird it is.
It is best that you ask your breeder’s advice, or talk with a professional groomer on what the best ways are to groom your puppy.
Puppy appointments are one of the great perks of being a veterinarian. It’s hard to be in a bad mood when faced with an adorable bundle of
When people are confronted by a wild pack of coyotes, they run or hide or cower with fear. But an 84-year-old woman who lives in
Q: My 5-year-old Maltipoo is sweet and lovable, but when she sees another dog, she starts growling and whining. She barks at all breeds,
Skin problems, particularly itchy skin problems, can be quite frustrating to deal with, both as a caretaker trying to help our companion,
Question: I have taught my dog Brutus to walk on a leash without pulling, which he does perfectly, but only on the way home from the park
Most owners believe that obedience training is best left to the professionals. This is entirely not true, because anybody can do it, given
In holding the leash, make sure that you do not hold it too tightly; there should be enough slack so that your puppy does not feel any
Nowadays, there are literally hundreds of brands and types of dog foods to choose from, which can make it doubly hard for a pet owner to
When making the first introduction, it is best done in steps. The last thing you want to do is frighten your puppy to the point that he is
Is it OK to use a rooster to goose donations?
Eight months ago, a U.S. Special Forces unit in Afghanistan witnessed a horrific scene of animal cruelty. They saw a group of Afghan men
With the season for vacations fast approaching, it’s time to consider whether you will be traveling with your dog or leaving her behind.
A group of medical researchers in Vienna, Austria, have put forth the results of a small study describing a new and different monoclonal
A dog in Indianapolis is being hailed as a hero after he alerted a 13-year-old deaf boy about a house fire.
A dog breeder in Cherokee County, Ga., is being charged with 264 counts of animal cruelty after over 350 dogs were rescued from deplorable
Did you know that each year in the United States, over one million animal-bite wounds are reported? Dogs and cats inflict the vast majority.
Hurricane season is in full swing, and your dog’s survival in a natural disaster, as well as your own, depends largely on whether or not
American Bird Conservancy offers tips to keep feathered friends healthy, safe and out of danger from predators and other threats.
With busy schedules and time-crunched family lives, finding the time to volunteer at local shelters and fundraise for animals in need is a
A dog in Great Britain that was being trained for police work has been put to sleep after Dog Legislation Officers determined the dog to
A mix between a Miniature Schnauzer and a Poodle, the Schnoodle is smart and alert, attentive and fun.
A Beagle named TJ from Fort Collins, Colo., who ran away from home in May, is recovering after going through a harrowing ordeal. And after
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story July 16 about pet suites being offered in some of its new homes, The Associated Press reported erroneously
It took workers at a grooming service in Chester, W.Va., nine hours to remove the tar from Oden’s fur.
These homes are set apart by their amenities — for dogs.
Andrea writes in concerning her 18-month-old male Netherland Dwarf rabbit that has suddenly become aggressive ...
It’s a shame furry friends can’t pay for themselves. Though wagging tails after a long day at work may make pet ownership seem worthwhile,
If you’re considering adopting a kitten or really want a pet but can’t make the commitment, you may want to try fostering! Fostering a
Bringing a new kitten home can be a fun and exciting time. But before the new addition is allowed to roam the house freely, be sure to
Chanel’s creative director Karl Lagerfeld is a doting cat parent, and his feline Choupette lives a luxurious life of high fashion.
When Sgt. Gary Carter from the Arlington Police Department in Texas responded to an aggressive dog call from residents a few weeks ago, the