Category Archives: Dogs

Woman Leaves $1.2 Million to Help Local Pets

Glenda Taylor DeLawder of Carter County, Tennessee, loved animals so much that she left local pets an incredibly generous gift in her will: her substantial estate. DeLawder, who passed away in November 2015, was described in her obituary as an "avid animal lover," but the recently announced gift gives new meaning to the phrase. "The gift…
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World’s Most Gentle Dog Breeds

Some dog breeds are spastic, while others are incredibly calm. Some breeds have reputations for playfulness, while more athletic types work on farms bossing around sheep or find their calling doing police work. But there are plenty of dog breeds that are just generally sweet and loving and gentle. Kids can crawl all over them,…
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Golden Retriever – Breed Information

The Golden Retriever is one of the most popular dog breeds in the U.S. It's no surprise that the Golden Retriever is one of the top ten most popular dogs in the U.S. It's all good with the Golden: he's highly intelligent, sociable, beautiful, and loyal. He's also lively. The Golden Retriever is slow to…
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Senior Dogs – Feeding And Nutrition

Feeding And Nutrition Of Senior Dogs Your 4 legged friend can live to a grand old age, and certainly dogs are living to a much older old then they did even just 40 years ago. In part, this is due to better access to veterinary care, improved vaccines and an greater understanding of the nutritional…
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Check Out The World’s Largest Dog Breeds

In the past, big size and strength were often desirable factors to breed into dogs, making them feared protectors and efficient hunters. Consequently, there have been many giant dog breeds created in the world over the centuries. There is no universal height or weight at which a breed is officially classified as a giant dog…
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How Therapy Dogs Help Human Health

The accomplishments of some types of working dogs can be very tangible — for example, a guide dog leading his visually impaired partner though city streets, or search and rescue dogs who have a very visible role in the management of natural and man-made disasters. In fact, in the New York City area, the dogs…
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Dog Breed Facts and Info – Neapolitan Mastiff

The Neapolitan Mastiff is a serious, powerful dog. The body of this massive, rather rectangular looking dog has abundant, hanging wrinkles and folds on the head and a very large dewlap. The wide, flat head is large in comparison to the rest of the body. The muzzle is 1/3 the length of the head and…
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Introducing A New Dog Into Your Multi Dog Household

Introducing A New Dog Into Your Multi Dog Household If you’re planning on adding a new dog into your pack, there are a few things to keep in mind to make sure all of your pets are just as happy with decision as you are. Here are a few tips to ensure you start off…
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Top 4 Commonly Misunderstood Dog Breeds

Dog owners love their pets and no matter what anyone says, their breed makes the best companions! Sadly, however, some breeds get a bad rap or are not adopted due to misinformation, and this can keep lovable dogs from finding good homes. This can mean life in a cage or euthanization for these unwanted animals.…
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How Dogs are Really Affected by Fireworks

Whether it’s Bonfire Night, Thanksgiving, or just an everyday celebration, every winter, as soon as the clocks go back, the fireworks begin. And while some aren’t affected in the slightest, around 45% of dogs have a firework phobia, something that is becoming an increasingly serious welfare concern. However, with the right training you can help…
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5 Pumpkin Treat Recipes for Your Dog

Canned, unsweetened pumpkin has numerous health benefits for dogs, and luckily man’s best friend finds pumpkin to be just as delicious as we do. Pumpkin is high in fiber, low in fat and cholesterol, and loaded with potassium, iron, beta carotene and vitamin A, among other nutrients. If you’re looking to add some of this…
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The World’s 10 Hardest Dog Breeds to Train

The World's 10 Hardest Dog Breeds to Train In 1994, nearly 200 judges from the Canadian and U.S. Kennel Clubs were asked to complete a questionaire about the characteristics of various dog breeds, most notably the intelligence level of these breeds. The intelligence ratings were based on how many repetitions it took for a certain…
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Afghan Hound Tea – Prettiest Dog In The World?

Luke Kavanagh always thought his gorgeous Afghan hound Tea was ‘far too pretty to keep at home’. He reasoned her beauty, those black long locks, should be appreciated. But even he was a bit surprised when Tea’s picture he posted on social media was shared 1 million times… “I guess people were mostly drawn to [the…
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Cute Animal Video – Rescuing Homeless Pit Bull

Some dogs are timid and afraid when Hope for Paws, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit animal rescue organization, comes to rescue them. But not Brutus. The friendly brown and white homeless Pit Bull had been living on the city streets, while kind mechanics were providing him with food. They knew he needed shelter, though, so they…
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What is Your Dog Dreaming About? A Harvard Psychologist Explains

What is Your Dog Dreaming About? A Harvard Psychologist Explains Ever wonder what your furriest family members are dreaming about when they curl up to sleep at night? According to one Harvard psychologist, they’re most likely dreaming of you. Because dogs have a similar sleep cycle to humans – a deep sleep stage, in which…
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How To Help A Dog Hurt In A Traffic Accident

How To Help A Dog Hurt In A Traffic Accident No one ever wants to see a dog hit by a car, but you do want to be prepared so you can help. If you want to be more than a bystander, here’s what you can do. You can’t predict or plan for a traffic…
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