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Support Our Troops – By Boarding Their Dogs!

A lot of preparation and planning goes into each and every member of our armed forces when the time comes to relocate or deploy. Worrying about what to do with pets is one less thing our troops need to worry about, since the creation of Dogs on Deployment. Military members nation-wide confront a multitude of…

Maryland Police Break Truck Window to Rescue Overheated Dog

Despite repeated warnings by police, news stations, animal advocates, and the general public, people continue to carelessly leave dogs inside parked cars. Such was the case on Wednesday when Maryland’s Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to an alert about a dog left in a truck with no water, showing signs of distress, at the Glen…

VIDEO: These Clever Dogs Found the Ice Cube Jackpot!

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Four very clever 6-month old Golden Retrievers have hit the ice cube jackpot! They’ve already got a system down – a couple take turns pushing on the ice dispenser button while the others wait for cubes to hit the floor – all while their human laments, “I never have ice anymore.” (BOL!)

Hero Pit Bull Saves Deaf Teen From Devastating House Fire

An Indianapolis family is hugging the family dog, a 2-year old Pit Bull named Ace, a little closer today after he came to the rescue of his teenaged deaf human when their home caught fire. 13-year old Nick Lamb was home alone on Wednesday afternoon when the home caught fire. Nick, who is deaf, had…

5 Ways to Save on Pet Costs

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The ASPCA estimates that the owner of a large breed dog can spend up to over $1800 a year on their pet, not including unexpected vet bills. With that in mind, we went searching for ways to save on pet costs while still taking the best care possible of your dog. US News & World…

INFOGRAPHIC: American Dogs Eat Better Than Their Owners!

From clean eating & superfoods to grain-free diets, new research shows that pets are following human food trends! A 2014 Pet Parents Poll from Wellness® Natural Pet Food found that 59% of American pet owners say natural ingredients are top of mind when buying food for their furry friends. How does your own diet compare to…

Green Acre Dog Deaths: Evidence Proves Dogs Didn’t Chew Through Wire

It was nearly one month ago when tragedy struck at the Green Acre boarding facility in Gilbert, Arizona. In what was initially being called a “freak accident” by police and owners of the facility, justice may finally be served for the 23 dogs that died last month. Last week, Maricopa County Sheriff’s detectives swarmed the…

Massive Puppy Mill Raid Leaves 357 Dogs in Rescue

Cherokee County marshals raided a Georgia puppy mill on Tuesday, rescuing up to 500 dogs that were stacked in cages, living in filth, many suffering from health and behavioral problems. Investigations into the breeding operation, owned and operated by Joy Wise, began when a North Carolina woman adopted a Yorkie-Chihuahua puppy from Wise via the…

Police Need Your Help Finding This Animal Abuser

The Austin, Texas police department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the person responsible for severely injuring and abandoning a dog in Northeast Austin. The Austin Police Department said officers picked up the badly injured 2-year-old pit bull around 3:30 a.m. on Friday, July 11, abandoned in the 2200 block of Investment Drive. According…

How to Keep Fido from Eating Too Fast

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It can be rather frustrating when feeding your pooch is more like tossing raw chicken at a starving alligator. Bear in mind that the faster Fido eats, the less he chews, which can result in choking. When he races through his food, he is also swallowing a very large amount of air that can lead…

Loyal Dog Refused to Leave Deceased Owner’s Side

Despite the scorching 100-degree Oklahoma heat, one man’s very best friend stayed fiercely loyal to the end, and beyond. Oklahoma animal control officers were called to the scene of a homeless man’s death when his loyal companion, a Bull Terrier, refused to leave his side, despite having no food or water and suffering in the…

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