Vancouver EcoVillage and a Community Oriented Therapy Dog Program

We mostly hear about therapy dogs being trained to serve as an individual companion to support a person with psychological or emotional problems such as …

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Rescue Animals Only in Sacramento Pet Stores

On May 16th, Sacramento, California passed a law that all animals in pet stores must come from rescues or shelters. Joining 213 cities across 18 …

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Dog meat sales banned at this year’s Yulin festival

Last month, animal activists everywhere celebrated a brief victory when reports suggested that the Moran Market in Korea would be closing its doors. Unfortunately, this claim …

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14 Doggy Dining Locations

Happy Mother’s Day, “Fur-Baby” Moms! Your pup might not be able to bring you breakfast in bed, but that doesn’t mean the two of you …

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Debunking Microchip Myths

Microchips are like a GPS for your dog. They transmit signals that allow you to track your dog’s movements online. Right? Wrong. In reality, microchips …

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Canine aggression: breed-specific or learnt behavior?

A recent study published in Applied Animal Behavior revealed that a dog’s behavior – particularly in the case of aggression – is more likely to be …

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Combating Canine Cancer: 5 tips for prevention

May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and that means it’s time to spread the word about this dreaded and increasingly common disease. Cancer has become …

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Doggie diarrhea? Here’s a simple solution.

In a recent study, two veterinarians in Taiwan discovered that small breed dogs living inactive lifestyles and suffering from chronic diarrhea can benefit greatly from …

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5 reasons why cats love heights

This week, yet another cat photo went viral when the Philadelphia Police Department shared a picture of a bold kitty sitting atop a squad car. …

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6 Ways to Prevent Dog Bites

Each year, dog bites occur more than 4.5 million times in the U.S. This is an astounding statistic, but it is also one that can …

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