Dogs

Pratice preparedness with your pet will before an evacuation is announced. By: cityofstpete There’s been a lot of exposure about the pets left to fend for themselves during the recent hurricanes. It makes one wonder: Had their humans been more prepared, would those pets still have been left behind? We certainly hope not. Preparedness
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Tell Santa’s reindeer to watch out; Kim Zolciak Biermann‘s dog Sinn has an appetite for antlers. Biermann, 39, received a surprise package, which she unboxed on Snapchat, stocked with treats for her family’s dogs. Among the personalized canine cookies and other goodies were some more bizarre gifts: full moose antlers. Kim Zolciak/Snapchat Kim Zolciak/Snapchat Acadia Antlers,
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After losing a leg following an alligator attack in September, a 6-month-old Florida puppy named Chloe is “doing great,” according to the Courtenay Animal Hospital where Chloe was being treated for her injuries. Florida Today reports that on Sept. 26, Chloe got attacked by an alligator after the puppy found her way around a neighbor’s
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Two weeks after watching his mom in The Last Jedi trailer, Gary Fisher returned to Instagram on Saturday with a sweet message for the late Carrie Fisher. “Happy birthday mom, I sure do miss you and the cozy days #garyloveshismom #garymisseshismom #garyfisher #garyloveshisfans #happybirthdaymom,” the pup “posted” next to a snuggly shot of the pair.
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 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 26–30 inches Weight: 80–130 pounds Life Expectancy: 10–12 years The Black Russian terrier, or BRT, is a large, powerful dog with a large bone structure and muscular build. These dogs are not what comes to mind when thinking about terriers. The BRT’s eyes are oval-shaped and medium-sized, set far
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Nala hasn’t been awarded a medal for her bravery, but she has received plenty of healing hugs. On Sunday, the family dog risked her life to save 10-year-old owner Cole Lewis and his mom. The trio were on a walk in their Lancaster, California, neighborhood when an agitated rattlesnake appeared in their path. Nala immediately
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In 2010 Eric O’Grey, a sales manager from San Jose, California, weighed 340 lbs., and his health was rapidly declining. A naturopathic doctor gave him an unconventional prescription: Get a dog. “She knew my underlying problem wasn’t medical, it was being reclusive,” says O’Grey, 58, who chronicled his journey in a new book out now,
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Having pets can help teach kids responsibility. By: mburleson You’ve finally given into the begging and pleading: You’re bringing home a pet. Kids are drawn to animals. If they’ve reached the age where they understand the joy puppies, kittens and other critters provide, you’ve undoubtedly heard all about it. A new pet brings new life
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 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Herding Height: 19–22 inches for males, 18–21 inches for females Weight: 27–45 pounds, depending on gender Life Expectancy: Around 15 years The border collie is a medium-sized, high-energy herding dog. The eyes are oval in shape and are usually brown, although they can be blue (one or both) in collies with
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Does your pup idolize Pluto? Well, now he may have a chance to meet the iconic canine in person. Walt Disney World Resorts recently announced that starting Oct. 15, dogs will be allowed to stay with their families at four Walt Disney World Resorts. From Sunday on, guests staying at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Disney Port
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Blindness in dogs may mean special accommodations at home. By: David_Kaspar Today, I was reminded that sometimes veterinary science just doesn’t have an answer. It’s as if Mother Nature throws a dog a curve ball with a problem that has no solution. The condition to which I’m referring is sudden acquired retinal degeneration syndrome,
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Detanglers and wide-tooth combs can help your longhaired pet avoid painful mats. By: quinet Do you ever find yourself stuck in endless “sweeping” mode, where pet hair magically accumulates around the floors at breakneck speeds? Does that “dirty pet” smell re-infiltrate the home within days of a professional grooming? If you ever find yourself
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Days after a loyal canine kept a missing toddler company, another hero dog has stepped forward to help an innocent child. Last week, a curious 2-year-old wandered away from his Minnesota home, where he was playing with his family, and went missing, reports The Star Tribune. His relatives spent 30 minutes searching for the boy
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This article was first published on Time.com. Bringing a gift for your host when you’re visiting from out of town is often a courteous move and something that Turkmenistan’s president, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov obviously believes in as he brought quite the gift for Russian president Vladimir Putin on a trip to the Bocharov Ruchei state residence
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Vets use wellness exams to keep tabs on a pet’s weight, behavior and teeth health, among other things. By: Magic Madzik October is Pet Wellness Month, a celebration of people and their pets. And for me, wellness is the cornerstone of everything I do when it comes to caring for your pet. My job
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