Dog Care

Puppy And Pigeon Friendship Raises Money For Animal Rescue

Dogs have been known to chase birds and other small animals for fun. But when the bird is bigger than the dog is, they might think twice! A Chihuahua puppy and a pigeon have formed an unlikely friendship, and they have inspired many people to help animals in need. Both of the animals have mobility …

A Recent Study Set Out To Crack the Code On Dog People

It’s official, you are not alone in your overwhelming urge to spoil your beloved companion. While you probably won’t be shocked by the results of this study if you’re a dedicated dog parent, you may think some of the results are pretty funny. Being a dog parent, you know just how much validity there is …

Foster Dog Raises Two Needy Kittens With Her Own Litter

The biological drive for a mother to nurture can be remarkably strong. Even stronger is the need for newborns to find a protector. These powerful natural forces led to the world’s cutest miracle in Evansville, Indiana this winter. A woman called It Takes A Village No-Kill Rescue in January hoping to hand off Sudie, a 5-year-old …

No One Will Adopt This “Different” Looking Senior Dog

You’d think dogs would be exempt from unfair standards of beauty, but tragically that’s not always the case. Dogs with unconventional appearances or physical disabilities often end up staying longer in shelters. They rarely get the chance to prove their hearts and devotion after quick first-impressions. 10-year-old Pit Bull Wally has now lived at Islip …

12-Year-Old Boy Leaves Puppy Outside Shelter With A Devastating Note

On February 13, the staff at the Xollin Animal Shelter in the Mexican state of Michoacan discovered a Pit Bull puppy in a cardboard box outside their facility. The injured pup was accompanied by a stuffed toy and a note from a broken-hearted boy. “My name is Andrés and I am 12 years old. My …

“Dog Is My Co-Pilot” – Mutts4Trucks Pairs Lonely Shelter Dogs and Truckers

Truckers are indeed the backbone of America. Moving goods from coast to coast and everywhere in between. But with the job comes long, solitary hours on the road. But having a companion can make life on the road better. Less lonely. Fortunately, PEDIGREE and Mobil Delvac recognized this as an opportunity to help truckers and …

Historical Hounds: Balto And The Great Race Of Mercy

(Image Credit: Getty Images/Bettmann/Contributor) Dogs have a special place in our heart. However, some dogs also have a special place in history. Historical Hounds is a series that focuses on dogs marked down in history through notability or extraordinary behavior and accomplishments. Balto is one such dog who made an impact and deserves to be remembered. You’ve …

Dear Labby: I Have Two Dogs Who Mostly Get Along But Sometimes Have Bad Fights

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) One of our DogTime fans has questions for Dear Labby about her two pups who sometimes have bad fights. She writes: Dear Labby, I have two dogs who mostly get along as siblings. They lie down together, play with each other, and don’t show any signs of jealousy when I’m giving …

10 Common Dog Grooming Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Grooming your dog can be messy, difficult, and downright unpleasant, but it can be even worse for both you and your pup when you’re making mistakes without realizing it. Maybe you want to save some cash by doing the grooming yourself instead of relying on professionals. However, there’s a reason dog …

Use Google Chrome As Your Browser? This Free App Shows You Dog Pics Every Time You Open a Tab

This new (free) app turns Google Chrome into a tool that helps save shelter dogs! If you’re like most internet users, you use Google Chrome as your default browser. Now there’s a fun way to help feed shelter dogs every time you do an internet search. This free Chrome browser extension was made in partnership with …