Month: February 2020

House Passes Bill To Give PTSD Service Dogs To Veterans

For years, the community has worked hard to raise money to help veterans get service dogs. The cost of a service dog is expensive, so many people in need cannot afford to have one by their side. Currently, Veterans Affairs supports veterans that need a service dog for mobility issues, but they don’t cover costs …

Dog Daycare Center Under Investigation Following Video Of Abuse

We worry enough about our dogs when we drop them off at daycare. Do they miss us? Are they scared? Are they getting enough food? Enough play time? Our dogs are our babies after all, and even these little things can get in your head. So stories about animal day care employees mistreating the animals …

Couple Has Their Entire Bridal Party Made Of Dogs

If you’ve ever planned a wedding, then you know the definition of stress. It’s one thing to find the venue and work out all of the logistics of the big day. It’s an entirely different ordeal to play referee with dueling bridesmaids and gruff groomsmen. One couple solved those problems in the best way possible. …

Rescue Dog’s Death Inspires Woman To Write Children’s Book

Death often happens when we least expect it. We don’t go around thinking that we’re going to lose our loved ones, but then it happens and we don’t know what to do with ourselves. This is especially true for losing dogs since they live such short lives. Even though we know they won’t live forever, …

‘Puppies For Sale?’ Consider Adoption Instead

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) “Puppies for sale” is one of the top web-search phrases used by those looking to share their life with a furry companion or expand their existing menagerie. Sometimes people on social media, other sites, or even people down the street will offer “puppies for free.” You may wonder what the harm …

Are You Ready To Get A Dog? Find Out! [VIDEO]

Are you thinking about adopting your first dog? There are plenty of things to consider before you bring your pup home! DogTime blogger and pet expert Maggie Clancy goes over all of the things you’re going to want to consider before you go out and adopt a dog. Watch the video above to find out …

How To Get A Job As A Professional Dog Sitter

(Picture Credit: hedgehog94/Getty Images) Sometimes jobs can be hard to come by. However, dog owners aren’t in short supply, nor is their need to take care of their pets properly while they’re away from home. If you’re looking for a part-time gig or a full-time job, being a pet sitter might be in the cards …

Kidney Stones In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Kidney stones in dogs happen when crystals or stones form in the kidneys, usually due to an abnormal concentration of mineral salts in the urine. This is also known as nephrolithiasis, and the actual stones are also called nephroliths or uroliths. In dogs, there are several types of kidney stones that …

Blind, Deaf Poodle Survives Being Taken By Hawk

Unfortunately, small dogs are at a disadvantage when it comes to defending themselves. They should never be left outside unattended because you never know what wild animals could be out there looking for a snack. Deborah Falcione thought her beloved pups were safe on her deck, but she quickly realized her mistake. Sadly, her deaf, …

Dog Reports Himself Missing At Police Station

Chico is a 1-year-old Husky and German Shepherd mix that’s anything but serious. His dad, Edward Alvarado, had first hoped that Chico could be a guard dog, but the pup was just too friendly. All he wanted to do was play with everyone and show them love. Like many young pups, his curiosity often gets …