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Can Dogs Sense Earthquakes Before They Happen?

Two earthquakes struck the California area on the week of the infamous Loma Prieta Earthquake anniversary. With the odd behaviors of the local dogs just before the recent quakes, some have begun to question if dogs have enhanced abilities surrounding natural disasters. Soon after the earthquakes, Twitter began to explode with multiple accounts of strange …

Senior Rescue Dog Picks Out The Perfect Toy To Make Her Feel Safe

As former children, surely all humans can relate to the feeling of holding on to a stuffed animal or beloved toy for support during stressful times. It’s comforting to have a best friend that goes everywhere with you. It turns out dogs use this same strategy too. Nicole Marie Wasieleski is a volunteer with the …

Dogs Dyed To Look Like Pandas Stir Up Controversy From China

Pet cafes are a trend in China. They are places where you can go and have a drink, a bite to eat, and interact with some adorable dogs, puppies, cats, or kittens. In the Western world we are seeing more dog-friendly bars and restaurants around but we bring our own dogs to these establishments. A …

Bill Passed By The House Will Make Animal Cruelty A Federal Felony

In 2010, a law was passed that punishes people if they create and sell videos of them abusing animals. While this law was a step in the right direction, it didn’t fully address the animal abuse problem. There were many horrible people that were still not punished for harming animals. So, the House recently revisited …

Aussie Firefighters Go Skin-To-Fur With Rescue Dogs For Charity Calendar

For 27 years, Australia’s hottest firefighters have shucked their shirts in the name of charity. The Australian Firefighters Calendar was established in 1993 to support research into childhood burns.  Since then, they have raised over $3 million for various charitable organizations. For the upcoming 2020 cycle, the guys posed for not one, but six sexy …

Beetl, The Backyard Robot, Is Designed To Pick Up All Your Dog’s Poop

When you have an enclosed yard, sometimes it can be pretty tempting to just let your dog run around and do his business out there instead of taking a longer walk. The consequences come later, when you ruin a shoe after forgetting where your pup went. Unfortunately, no one has been able to train a …

How The End Of Daylight Saving Time Affects Your Dog

(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 at 2:00am. For humans, the extra hour when Daylight Saving Time comes to an end is a great way to catch up on sleep. But for dogs, the effects can be very different. Animals don’t set their routines by the clock that we …

Dog Travel: A Guide To Finding & Staying At Pet-Friendly Hotels

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) For dog owners who love to travel, there’s no longer the tough choice between hitting the road and spending time with a treasured pet. Hotels across the nation, and some worldwide, are opening their doors to pets and their owners. According to AAA’s guidebook Traveling with Your Pet, more than 14,000 …

Boxer Puppies: Cute Pictures And Facts

Animated. Playful. Energetic. A little cuckoo in the best way. These are a few ways that parents of Boxer puppies might describe their pooches. The Boxer is one of the most popular dog breeds in the United States for good reason. Those adorable looks are backed up by big personalities. And remember, you can find just …

Atopic Dermatitis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Atopic dermatitis in dogs is an inflammatory condition where a dog’s skin shows symptoms of an allergic reaction after the dog ingests or inhales a substance they’re sensitive to. It’s sometimes called “atopy.” Allergens can be almost any substance, but some common ones are pollen, dander, plants, or insects. Symptoms of …