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The adventures of Mark and Mya

The adventures of Mark and Mya

Mark and Mya have been gracing the internet with photos from their journey across North America. Here’s how their story began. A tragedy, as they...
7 ways to socialize your dog

7 ways to socialize your dog

Part of raising a healthy, happy dog is making sure you socialize him! Not sure where to begin? Here’s a few pointers. When you bring...

Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund travels the world!

Have you heard of Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund? This handsome pup was once the cover star of Animal Wellness Magazine — and now he's...
America’s first pet-centric domestic violence shelter opens its doors

America’s first pet-centric domestic violence shelter opens its doors

Currently, only 3% of domestic violence shelters accommodate pets. Now, one has been designed specifically with pets in mind. On October 30, 2018, PALS Place...
Floridians vote “no” to Greyhound racing

Floridians vote “no” to Greyhound racing

Yesterday, Florida voters were asked to decide the fate of Greyhound racing in their state... here's what they decided. Change is coming to the sunshine...
9 fun games to play with your dog

9 fun games to play with your dog

Play, play, and more play! We love our dogs, love spending time with them, and especially love to play fun dog games. Here’s a...

Supporting your senior pet with quality nutrition

It can be difficult to watch your senior pet deal with the hardships of aging. Closely monitoring his nutrition with the help of your...
Floridians vote “no” to Greyhound racing

Fate of greyhound racing in Florida rests on Amendment 13

Will the practice of betting on Greyhound racing be banned in Florida? Only time will tell. On Tuesday, November 6th, Floridian voters will have a...
More North Americans are becoming vegan – could our love of pets be the reason?

More North Americans are becoming vegan – could our love of pets be the...

New research suggests that those who love dogs and cats are more likely to embrace a vegan lifestyle. Veganism in Canada and the US is...
Myths and misconceptions about shelter dogs

Myths and misconceptions about shelter dogs

Anyone with a rescue dog will tell you that their pup is incredible – so why aren’t more people choosing to adopt from shelters?...
Celebrating black cats

Are black cats actually bad luck?

The answer is no! It's time to debunk this ancient superstition once and for all.  If you’re thinking of adopting a kitty this fall, consider...
New feline anesthesia guidelines

New feline anesthesia guidelines

Cats are small creatures, so receiving too high a dose of anesthesia can be dangerous. Luckily, the guidelines have changed to keep them safe. Anesthesia...
Remembering actress Celeste Yarnall

Remembering actress and animal advocate Celeste Yarnall

She acted alongside the "King of Rock and Roll" and wowed audiences with her performance in Star Trek. Indeed, Celeste Yarnall will be fondly...

Therapy cat soothes passengers at Denver airport

This friendly feline was hired to ease the stress of travelers at the Denver International Airport — and she's doing a furbulous job! There’s nothing...
How to satisfy your dog’s burrowing instinct

How to satisfy your dog’s burrowing instinct

Did you know that you can use bedding to support an anxious or transitioning pup? By looking for bedding that stimulates his natural burrowing...
Educating Chinese locals to end dog meat trade

Educating Chinese locals to end dog meat trade

The Chinese cat and dog meat trade is responsible for the inhumane slaughter of thousands of animals for human consumption each year. Education might...
Celebrating ten years of Reiki in shelters

Celebrating ten years of Reiki in shelters

The Shelter Animal Reiki Association is a global community of more than 250 members and 75 shelters, sanctuaries and rescues — and they're celebrating...
How to train your dog to sleep in his bed

How to train your dog to sleep in his bed

Many people don’t mind sleeping with their dogs. But if giving up half your mattress is impacting your slumber, it’s time to buy your...
New film follows Seeing Eye dogs through their life

New film follows Seeing Eye dogs through their lives

A new documentary, Pick of the Litter, shows viewers how Seeing Eye dogs are raised. If you’ve ever wondered how Seeing Eye dogs are raised,...
Pet leasing ban passed in New York

Pet leasing ban passed in New York

Beware of pet leasing! Offered by some pet stores as a way for customers to take puppies home without buying them, these financing plans...
7 tips for tailgating with your dog

7 tips for tailgating with your dog

Football season has arrived, and that means tailgating parties! These events are a fun way for your dog to socialize and enjoy the fall...
Can you buy pet meds online?

Can you buy pet meds online?

Buying your animal’s medication online might sound too good to be true. But it’s easier than you think – and thanks to companies like...

Want to help a shelter dog?

Countless dogs are left unadopted in shelters every single year. Adopt a shelter dog month aims to find forever homes for these animals.  October is...
Fox tapeworm on the rise in Canada

Fox tapeworm on the rise in Canada

We spoke to an expert to learn more about Echinococcus multilocularis – a new type of tapeworm that’s popping up across Canada. Should you...
How to stop dogs from digging

How to stop dogs from digging

Is your dog's digging getting out of hand? If it looks like you have gophers living in your lawn, it's time to take steps...
10 ways to be a more responsible dog parent

10 ways to be a more responsible dog parent

Every once in a while, it’s good to check in to make sure you’re being a responsible dog parent! Here’s some advice that’ll help...
C. diff dogs – fully trained and saving lives!

C. difficile dogs – fully trained and saving lives!

A second c. difficile detection dog has been trained to sniff out this nasty superbug at Vancouver General Hospital. Since the dogs began working,...
How to keep your dog happy and safe on a hike

How to keep your dog happy and safe on a hike

Keep these tips in mind when heading out for your next hike and ensure that it's a safe, enjoyable experience for you and your...
Ongoing support for animal hurricane victims

Ongoing support for animal hurricane victims

GreaterGood.org is still actively helping pets affected by Hurricane Maria in various ways, including shelter renovations and repairs, and food donations for shelter dogs...
Service dogs help veterans with PTSD

Service dogs help veterans with PTSD

K9s For Warriors is turning shelter dogs that would’ve otherwise been euthanized into service dogs for veterans suffering with PTSD. The dog's life gets...
Why does my dog eat grass and weeds?

Why does my dog eat grass and weeds?

There are many reasons why dogs eat grass, and in most cases it’s nothing to worry about. But if your dog feasts on your...
Back to school: how to help your dog adjust

Back to school: how to help your dog adjust

Your dog might not be the one going back to school this fall, but your family's shifting schedule is sure to effect him! Here's...