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Different breeds of dogs have different needs when it comes to coat care. It is best that you ask your breeder’s advice, or talk with a
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?
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
Cats have done an excellent job convincing people that they are difficult, if not impossible, to train. But the truth is cats can be
These homes are set apart by their amenities — for dogs.
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,
Andrea writes in concerning her 18-month-old male Netherland Dwarf rabbit that has suddenly become aggressive ...
It took workers at a grooming service in Chester, W.Va., nine hours to remove the tar from Oden’s fur.
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
Pet owners in my home town have recently had a reminder as to why it’s not a good idea to let dogs and cats roam freely and why parasite
When springtime brings warm weather, you may be visited by some uninvited guests. Fleas become most active when temperatures are favorable
At a chic studio space in New York, television host, foodie extraordinaire and pet lover Rachael Ray is in her element. She buzzes around
Despite its growing popularity, there remains a lot of misinformation about switching over to a raw pet food diet. Here are 10 myths about
The precarious medical condition of Sheba has improved — along with the finances of a Chicago animal rescue group — thanks to a lot of dog
Humans aren’t the only ones that suffer from allergies. Many dog owners don’t realize that their four-legged friend can have allergies too.
Habitat for Hounds, an all-volunteer organization that rescues animals, recently found new homes?for two dogs and a cat that had been
Habitat for Hounds, an all-volunteer organization that rescues animals, recently found new homes?for two dogs and one cat that had been
Comprehensive annual physicals are the best way to make sure your cat lives a long and healthy life.
You can‘t miss the big guys when they swim past you. They’re 4 feet long and are “top-of-the-line predators,” their “keeper” says.
Ear Infections are one of the most common canine and feline health problems, but that doesn’t mean that veterinarians and owners are all
Picture this: You are not at home. A fire breaks out in your home. Your pets are there all alone. Just the thought of such a story
On the evening of July 7, a driver with the American Humane Society of Newark caught a woman abandoning five pet crates on the doorstep of
Felines & Canines, a no-kill animal shelter based in Chicago, decided to take in Sheba, a 3-year-old pit bull from a local intake facility,
Obesity is a nationwide epidemic for our pets. In fact, according to several studies over 50% of American pets are overweight or obese.
Given the controversy surrounding carbohydrates in the diets of cats, you’d think it would be relatively easy to determine how many carbs a
During a backyard barbecue on the Fourth of July, Harley, a 6-month-old German Shepherd puppy was startled by fireworks going off in the
A dog that was found on the streets of Benicia, Calif., with the words “free” and “I need a home” written on her body in black marker now
How to keep your dogs well-hydrated and cool all summer?
Hot date with cool dogs.
Q: My 14-year-old male cat keeps pulling up threads on new carpet on my previously wood stairs. Please help! What can I do or use to
The dog walk was held instead of the annual “Liberation Day” rescue typically organized by Animal Friends.
Here is a look at the seven states with live greyhound racing:
The dog racing business, at once doomed and propped up by casino gambling, has come to a crossroads.
Kush the cat was quarantined after her owner called 911 over the weekend for help, saying the ferocious feline had the family trapped.
Milo the cat meets Roman the dog. She’s not very happy about it.
For nearly five months now, my dog Cardiff has been undergoing chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma. Cardiff’s single known site of lymphoma
I’ve been advocating for rats for most of my life. My appreciation of the little guys began back when I was 17 and working for the summer