Month: December 2017

Iran has already suffered the loss of the Asiatic lion and Caspian tiger species, and now the nation’s Asiatic cheetahs are on the brink of extinction, too. According to The Guardian, conservationists are warning the public that following the U.N.’s recent decision to pull funding from the protection of the world’s second-rarest feline (Amur leopards
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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s … a puppy in a bowl! To celebrate the countdown to the 2018 Puppy Bowl — airing on Sunday, Feb. 4 — Animal Planet decided to go the literal route, placing a puppy in a bowl and giving us 15 seconds of the cuteness. As some dramatic music
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Sometimes kittens need to be separated from their moms for their safety. By: gaijinbiker River doted on her newborn kitten. It was almost as though she knew that the not-so-tiny “singleton” was her last shot at motherhood before being spayed. She savored every second of it, and Li’l One grew bigger and more beautiful. Then,
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Herding Height: 16–21 inches Weight: 55–66 pounds Life Expectancy: Around 15 years Entlebucher mountain dogs (a.k.a. Entlebucher Sennenhunds or Entlebucher cattle dogs) are the smallest and quickest of the Swiss mountain dogs. Their ears are triangular with rounded tips. The almond-shaped eyes are brown with black rims. The double coat is
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Toast the dog‘s 377,000 Instagram followers were greeted with sad news today. The puppy mill rescue who became one of the first canine social media stars has died. The Instagram post sharing the tragic announcement did not offer any insight into what led to her death, but it did pay tribute to the famous pup
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Amy Ochs couldn’t figure out where her 13-year old dog Blizzard was hiding. When she opened her front door to summon him and the family’s other dog, Maverick, after they had spent about five minutes in her Colorado Springs, Colorado, fenced yard, Blizzard was nowhere to be seen. She and a family friend started to
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It’s been a harrowing year for Maria Menounos. In February, the TV and SiriusXM radio host, learned she had a golf-ball-size meningioma brain tumor in the midst of her mother’s own Stage 4 brain cancer battle. “I didn’t cry. I actually laughed,” Menounos, 39, told PEOPLE  about her diagnosis. “It’s so surreal and crazy and unbelievable that
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Ischemic dermatopathy in dogs is rare. By: Leo_65 How exciting can a crusty earflap be? As it turns out, very (or perhaps I need to get out more). Being a vet is a dream job, but you do see lots of patients with similar conditions, such as upset tummies or itchiness. As the saying in
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You and your pup can help save the planet with eco-friendly grooming practices. By: photogeider Did you know that households across the world collectively throw away over 50 tons of waste every second? Not only that, but also statistics show that number doubling by 2030. That’s 100 tons of waste per second. It’s a scary
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This is how it’s done people! Children of the world, remember guilt is one of your greatest weapons in getting what you want. According to Distractify, a little girl went to emotional extremes in her quest to get a kitty. After her father showed resistance to the idea of adopting a cat, Danielle Grubisic’s sister created
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Without even knowing it, you could be giving your pet a better life, just based on the state you live in. While there are countless loving pet parents across America, there are some states that simply do more to make an animal’s life safer and more exciting. To find out which parts of our country
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THC-laced baked goods are a major culprit in canine marijuana toxicity. By: valtercirillo Thanksgiving did not go by without some worrisome emergency phone calls and pets getting into trouble. On Thanksgiving Day, just as we were about to sit down to dinner, I got a call from a frantic pet parent. Her tiny chihuahua, Pepe,
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The world becomes a very beautiful place to live when we have festivals like Christmas and New Year. It is the fervor of these festivals, which keeps the current running in our bodies, and ensures the environment homely and makes everyone look cheerful and positive. While Christmas marks the happy end of the year, New
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Your pup deserves a little R&R, just like you do. By: Fran_TheFeelGoodBlog Staying at a hotel offers the opportunity to have someone else take care of the daily minutiae. No cleaning, no laundry and — best of all — room service whenever you please. You get complimentary towels, lotions and robes. Who wouldn’t want to
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A pure white cat, Angel was literally a bright spot in her family’s life. So when Angel escaped from her Pensacola, Florida, home and went missing in September, it was a dark time for Heather Howell and her 4-year-old daughter Charley, who is blind and battling brain cancer. According to WEAR, Howell searched for the
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‘Tis the season for heartwarming stories — and this one about a woman and her rescue dog is a doozy. In the clip above, from Pets Best Insurance Services, Rachel Muniz details the fertility struggles she and her husband faced when trying to get pregnant with their first child. In the midst of the stress, they
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If your dog loves the outdoors, there are plenty of gifts that will bring them joy while hiking. By: raincarnation40 The season of giving is here, and you’ve come to the right place for all your pet gift needs this year. Whether you have an outdoor enthusiast of a dog, a cat who loves to
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