In the past, the good old all-American mutt or mixed breed dog’s heritage was simply a matter of guesswork and conjecture, but DNA testing is now available.
According to the Humane Society of the United States, animal abuse and cruelty can either be deliberate – by perpetrating the action – or by neglect. Either way it should be reported.
Dogs pant on a temporary basis whenever exerting extra energy or after exercise or strenuous activity. But be aware that dogs can also pant as a symptom for something more serious as well.
There are many reasons to love your dog and here’s yet another. Sharing your life with your lovable four-legged companion can actually improve your health.
The Working Group of canine breeds is a classification of dogs that were initially bred to help man in service of specialized jobs. Today, they are both helpful and loving.
The ASPCA is lending its support to their partner shelter in Oklahoma, the Central Oklahoma Humane Society, as the facility there experiences an influx of animals affected by the tornado.
This Memorial Day weekend, there’ll be plenty of picnics, barbecues and get-togethers to celebrate the start of the summer season. Here are a few tips to keep your pets safe.
Every dog’s tail is fully equipped with signals and messages meant for communication with us and with each other on a daily basis.
Give a gift of compassion by honoring Mother’s Day with special purchases that also benefit animals in need.
Canine sleep aggression is not that uncommon. We’ve all heard the expression, “Let sleeping dogs lie”. There’s an element of truth to that.
Just like people, our pets, both dogs and cats, can be susceptible to many forms of heart disease. In many cases, early detection and treatment of heart disease can make all the difference.
Canines have a natural gift to seek out the suffering and do what they do best: comfort and show affection unconditionally. That’s why therapy dogs have been in Boston this week…and Newtown, CT since December.
Natura Pet Products is voluntarily expanding a recent recall of dry pet foods because of the possibility that these products may be contaminated with salmonella.
Diabetes mellitus or sugar diabetes is a relatively common disorder in cats – and sometimes even dogs – but is found more often in cats.
Before playing a game of tug-of-war with your dog, there a few things you should know.