Here’s an interesting report from WGNTV in Chicago about how dogs behave in off-leash dog parks. For many people, time at the special park allows “dogs to be dogs,” and owners don’t need to get too involved. But dog behavior expert Sue Sternberg argues that such an. . .
Wow. This is simply an amazing story of how a disabled dog, who would surely be euthanized in the vast majority of cases, is instead given intensive therapy that changes everything. Mick, a sweet little Boston terrier, was born with swimmer puppy disease, in which all. . .
Written by: Jenna Woginrich
[Editor’s note: Jenna Woginrich, one of our former colleagues, is now a homesteader and an author. She shares her life with Siberian huskies Jazz and Annie, as well as Gibson, a border collie. Here’s a wonderful essay Jenna published on her blog, Cold Antler Farm.
No animal even remotely compares in import to the dog here at Cold Antler Farm. Dogs get the lion’s share of attention, love, and care. They live in the house with me. They share my. . .
We have posted before about the appalling stray-dog problem in Puerto Rico (see a clip from a video about it here), where it is apparently not unusual for folks to just abandon their dogs when they become inconvenient. Now a nonprofit called the Sato Project aims to bring some of these strays to the. . .
My home state, New Hampshire, has a unique motto: “Live Free or Die.” Although Revolutionary War general John Stark had something else in mind when he wrote those words, it is easy to apply them to America’s animal-shelter problem. If there’s no place for dogs to live free, then thousands of them are euthanized every day across the country. But not in. . .
Last Thursday, the North Carolina House passed new legislation that would give police officers, rescue workers, and animal-control officers the explicit right to break into a car if a dog is at risk from the heat: “The amended animal shelter bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would allow. . .”
As someone who has an “atopic” child—one with a predisposition toward developing certain allergic hypersensitivity—I have spent a lot time considering which dog breeds she can tolerate. Here’s a quick video that explains some of the important facts behind. . .
We are thrilled present everyone’s favorite dog lover, Betty White, to announce the winners of the most recent round of the Orvis Cover Dog Contest. To date, Orvis and our customers have raised more than $800,000 to help fund canine cancer research. Morris Animal Foundation (MAF)—the global leader in supporting. . .