How To Tell If Your Dog Is Turning Into A Werewolf

(Picture Credit: Zeferli/Getty Images) The days are getting shorter. The nights colder. And, recently, your pup has been acting… strange. They are howling at the moon and seem to disappear every now and then. As we get closer to Halloween, it may be easy to jump to the scary conclusion that your dog has turned …

How Can You Save Your Lawn From Your Dog’s Pee?

(Picture Credit: TouchSmile/Getty Images) One downside of dog ownership is the damage your pup’s urine can do to your backyard. Dead, brown spots polka-dotting your outdoor living space are unsightly. But what are the right solutions for this common canine conundrum? You likely heard an earful of ideas from fellow dog owners. But before you …

Tiny Rescue Puppy Idolizes The LAPD Officers Who Saved Him

Officers Mercado and Tavera of the LAPD were patrolling the streets of Hollywood when they came across a teeny-tiny chocolate brown puppy in need of a new home.  They named him after the street where he was found, and together, Officers Mercado, Tavera, and honorary K-9 Hobart headed back to the station. On the ride, …

Chicagoans Donate Thousands To Help A Sick Puppy Rescued From A Construction Site

We’re so grateful for rescue organizations that put all their efforts into caring for sick or injured animals without homes. The downside is that veterinary treatment, especially when it’s an emergency, can be very costly. Shelters are often extremely pressed for funds which makes their wonderful work difficult. Still, a dog’s suffering should never be …

A Beautiful Vintage Photo Collection Of Dogs & Their Humans

Photography is a beautiful window into the lives of others. Dogs have been man’s best friend for hundreds of years, so there’s no doubt that they have been starring in photographs for quite some time! Catherine Johnson is one of the top collectors of canine photography. In honor of her collection of impressive vintage canine …

Woman Is Stunned When She Realizes She Just Rescued A Coyote

Andrea Athie was driving down the road when she came across a young canine in distress. His leg appeared to be broken, and she knew he needed immediate help. It’s as if he knew he was about to get the care he needed, as he easily let her pick him up and settle him into …

What To Do If Your Dog Eats Halloween Candy

(Picture Credit: AleksandarNakic/Getty Images) Forget about witches and zombies; a seemingly innocuous bag of candy can be one of the scariest things that enters a dog owner’s home on Halloween. Calls to the Pet Poison Hotline increase twelve percent during the week of Halloween, making it the center’s busiest time of the year. We all …

Dog Obesity: Causes & How To Tell If Your Dog Is Overweight

(Picture Credit: wakila/Getty Images) October 9th is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, but obesity is a health problem for dogs all year long. Obesity in dogs is almost as common as obesity in humans. In fact, experts say an estimated 56 percent of dogs are overweight or obese in the United States. The health consequences …

10 Best Wiener Dog Costumes For Halloween [PICTURES]

(Picture Credit: Eric Lowenbach/Getty Images) Wiener Dogs in Halloween costumes–that’s one of our favorite things about the holiday! Their adorable, long, little bodies are perfect for playing dress up. It’s almost Halloween! Do you have your costume picked out? Time to get cracking. Costumes always come with a warning: If your dog isn’t happy playing …

Is Pet Obesity Really Just A Form Of Pet Neglect?

(Picture Credit: DLILLC/Corbis/VCG/Getty Images) If you type: “fat dog pic” into your search engine, you’ll find pictures and videos of overweight dogs that are supposed to be funny. Not to be a buzz-kill, but morbidly obese pets don’t seem that funny to me–and I’m talking about dogs who can’t walk without difficulty because their bodies …