Dogs

Murphy has spent the past 365 days helping others. Since the day he was born, Murphy, PEOPLE’s Guiding Eyes for the Blind guide dog trainee, has been working towards being the best dog he can be, so he can help change the life of a blind/visually-impaired individual after he graduates. Of course, there has been
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Reunited! Chris Evans shared an adorable video on Twitter of his pup Dodger greeting him with kisses after the Captain America star returned home from a 10-week film stint. “After 10 long weeks…” Evans wrote for the heart-warming video. The 36-year-old actor adopted Dodger after meeting him on the set of Gifted back in April. “One of the
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Herding Height: 24–27.5 inches Weight: 70–110 pounds Life Expectancy: 10–12 years or longer Old working dogs developed in France, beaucerons have a black nose; dark brown, slightly oval-shaped eyes; ears, either cropped or natural, that are set high on the head; and a fringed tail covered with hair that usually hangs down
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Even before the worst of Hurricane Harvey began, dog lover Betty Walter was prepared. According to Today.com, in anticipation of the storm, the 44-year-old woman had rounded up four of her own dogs, a handful of foster dogs awaiting adoption, as well as some friends’ and neighbors’ dogs into her care. As they awaited rescue, the
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If a pet isn’t grooming themselves regularly, pseudocoprostasis (or dingleberries) may result. By: zaimoku_woodpile You know the sort of world where your shoulder bag priorities are having separate pockets for poop bags and dogs treats, whereas your pet-less friend only tolerates a designer name hanging off her arm? In my parallel universe, there are often
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A group of guys became a dog’s saving grace this week in Lumberton, Texas. On Monday, Bandit the dog found himself caught in the raging flood waters of Hurricane Harvey. He was moments from being washed far away from his home when a group of volunteer rescuers, made up mostly of local teenagers, stepped in.
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Pet holidays remind us of how much our pets mean to us. By: Stewart Black Some holidays are easy to remember. Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas, for example, are holidays that we have no trouble remembering. But there is a whole slew of holidays that pass quietly every year, save a social media post or 2.
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Was this poor pup abandoned or did he just get separated from his owners in the commotion of the Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts? The handsome German Shepherd was found alone, in his crate, seemingly left behind on an evacuation bus that had recently unloaded at the makeshift George R. Brown Convention Center mega-shelter on Monday
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It was a photo that upset many: two dogs peeking helplessly out of a boat surrounded by flood waters. The pair of pups were left behind to brave the ravages of Hurricane Harvey — which has now been downgraded to a tropical storm as it continues to dump rain on the Houston area — alone. CNN reporter Ed
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Is your dog ready to experience the great outdoors? By: Noodles and Beef Ask any outdoor enthusiast: There’s nothing better than leaving your busy life behind, shutting off the cell phone and truly breathing in the fresh scent of nature, whether you’re deep in the woods or about to summit a mountain. What makes the
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Our condolences go out to Chloë Grace Moretz, who posted the news of her dog’s death on Instagram on Tuesday. Fuller the dog had been the actress’s “best friend” since she was a kid. While it’s always tough to suffer the loss of a beloved animal, the sadness and nostalgia attached to a childhood pet
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Hound Height: 28–32 inches Weight: 75–110 pounds Life Expectancy: Around 10 years The Scottish deerhound looks similar to a greyhound with a coat. These sight hounds are one of the oldest breeds of dog. They are tall, large dogs with big bones. Their noses can be blue or black, and the eyes are either brown
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Avoid planting anything with sharp thorns or spines in case your pup likes to chomp on things outside. By: ikeofspain Spring has finally sprung, and most of us couldn’t be happier to see it. Flowers are blooming, trees are budding and we can finally take our dogs out for more than a shiver-inducing 5-minute walk.
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After being carelessly torn apart two years ago, the di Bartolo family is full once again. In May 2015, Cali the Rhodesian ridgeback was stolen from the backyard of her Long Island, New York home, leaving behind a heartbroken family. Now, the di Bartolos’ hearts are full once more. Last week, PEOPLE reported that Cali had been
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Almost all high school students flip eagerly through their yearbooks to find their photos, but for Coalville, Utah’s Hailee Blonquist, this year’s class lineup revealed a delightful surprise: The “student” pictured next to her was her golden retriever, Katie, a service dog that has come to school with her every day for the past two
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Home: Some pets never have one to call their own. We’d like to help change that by introducing you to an adoptable pet every week. Today, meet Oliver, a 3-year-old boxer mix available at the Providence Animal Rescue League in Rhode Island. Oliver arrived at the shelter very skinny but as he now gains weight
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Herding Height: 22 inches for females; 23.5 inches for males Weight: 57–71 pounds for females; 70–84 pounds for males Life Expectancy: Around 15 years The bergamasco is a fit, athletic, medium-sized sheepdog with a social personality, powerful build and unique coat, the colors of which include gray, silver and coal. 2. Where They Came From The breed’s origin
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It’s true that steroids may cause side effects such as increased thirst and appetite. By: Eric Chan It’s that time of year when itchiness is on the rise. This misery means dogs chew themselves raw because of irritating summer allergies. Increasingly, I find clients don’t want steroids prescribed for their pets; they’ve heard about the side
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Memorial Day Weekend was our first taste of one of the Summer’s most glorious gifts: pool season. It’s refreshing, relaxing and exhilarating all at once. It’s almost like a state of mind. Pets eagerly await the moment the pool cover comes off, too. It means more time outside, delicious dunks and more fun people coming
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Leave a comment below and tell us: Why is your pet your bestie? By: Woottigon Angworakul It’s June already! That means cookouts, lazy summer days and spending time with friends — including the 4-legged ones. June 8 is Best Friends Day, and here at Petful we’d like to celebrate our BFFs: our pets. Our pets
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It’s officially summertime! Which means you can fire up the grill and spread out the gingham tablecloth, because the start of summer also means the beginning of BBQ season. Along with whether to get spicy brown mustard, yellow mustard, or both, pet owners throwing outdoor parties need to keep their animals in mind. Of course,
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