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Using social petworking to help animals in need

Using social petworking to help animals in need

Every June, we celebrate Social Petworking Month in an attempt to like, send and share our way toward a brighter future for homeless animals....
This year’s most popular breeds

This year’s most popular dog breeds

The most popular dog breeds have been determined, and the results may surprise you... What your favorite type of dog? The AKC recently released its...
Help turn kitten season into foster season

Help turn kitten season into foster season

Warm temperatures can put kittens in serious peril, but if people, shelters, and communities step up to tackle the problem together, we can hopefully...
New ‘Wait Until 8’ program helps save kittens’ lives

New ‘Wait Until 8’ program helps save kittens’ lives

With kittens in danger of being killed in shelters this spring and summer, Alley Cat Allies is offering its Wait Until 8 program to help animal shelters, humane...
Help for dogs in Northern Canada

Dog overpopulation in Northern Canada

Dog overpopulation is a serious animal welfare issue in Northern Canada.  To make matters worse, spay/neuter services and veterinary care and supplies are limited...
ASPCA files lawsuit against USDA for removing animal welfare records

ASPCA files lawsuit against USDA for removing animal welfare records

The USDA is endangering animals unethically bred, housed and studied by refusing to release inspection and enforcement records – and the ASPCA is taking...
Veggies and fruits you can share with your cat

Fruits and veggies you can share with your cat

Although cats must eat a meat-based diet in order to thrive, you can also add in some veggies and fruit for extra nutrition. Because...
Emerald – another shelter success story

Emerald – another shelter success story

This abandoned puppy was found tied to a pole by her snout, but she’s not letting her scars dictate her future. In late February, 9-month-old...
Making Tennessee more dog-friendly

Making Tennessee more dog-friendly

An animal loving couple is working to make Tennessee the most dog-friendly state in the country. Tennessee is on its way to becoming the most...
Saying goodbye to “super” star Margot Kidder

Saying goodbye to “super” star Margot Kidder

This week, we bid farewell to another one of Hollywood’s most famous dog-lovers. Actress Margot Kidder passed away peacefully in her sleep at the...
Apps for animals in need

Apps for animals in need

Thanks to mobile apps, the ability to help animals is right at your fingertips! Sales of live animals from pet stores have been decreasing in...
A special Mother's Day message

A special Mother’s Day message

On Mother's Day, 2017, Margaret lost her beloved dog Max. One year later, she writes him a letter to thank him for leaving his...
Plant a dog-friendly garden!

Plant a dog-friendly garden!

Make room in your garden for these health-boosting plants and flowers. They’re good for you and your canine companion! By now you’ve heard about all...
Detection dogs sniff out stolen artifacts

Detection dogs sniff out stolen artifacts

Detection dogs have been used to detect illegal drugs and explosives, missing persons, and even disease. Now, they're being trained to identify valuable artifacts...
DIY bug repellent for dogs

DIY bug repellent for dogs

Warm weather is just around the corner! As the sun shines brighter and the snow begins to melt, prevent pesky insects from bugging your...
How to treat hot spots on dogs

How to treat hot spots on dogs

Hot spots bugging your dog? Here’s how to identify these irritating lesions and heal them as quickly as possible. Canines with allergies, sensitivities or skin...

How to grow an animal-friendly vegetable garden

Follow these ten simple steps to grow a nutritious vegetable garden for you and your dog! We can all claim victory when we grow our...
Is your cat right-pawed or left-pawed?

Is your cat right-pawed or left-pawed?

When your cat plays with his catnip mouse, or snatches a morsel from your plate, which paw does he prefer using? Researchers at the...
The Diana Gray Foundation

Saving dogs “one family at a time”

Every 11.7 seconds a dog or cat is killed in a US animal shelter due to lack of space and resources. Meanwhile, over 6...
Pet-safe houseplants that purify the air

Pet-safe houseplants that purify the air

Looking for some air-purifying housplants that are safe for pets? Look no further! Time for spring cleaning! If it’s still too chilly to air out...
8 tips to keep your pets happy and healthy this spring

8 tips to keep your pets happy and healthy this spring

Spring has sprung! Keep your pet safe and happy all season long with these helpful tips. Spring is a wonderful season – especially if you’re...
Dogs can get flu, too!

Dogs can get flu, too!

Canine influenza has been cause for alarm this season, with many cases popping up across North America. While most experts agree there’s no reason...
pet-friendly spring cleaning

Pet-friendly spring cleaning

Sharing your home with a dog or cat can get messy – especially in the winter. This pet-friendly spring cleaning guide will help sanitize...
Teaching kids to respect cats

Teach your child to respect cats

March 28th is National Respect your Cat Day. What better time to educate your kiddos on how to be courteous and cautious around their...
travel checklist for your dog

A travel checklist for your dog

Planning a trip with your dog? Here's a checklist to make your excursion a little easier. An increasing number of accommodations are opening their doors...
moving with pets

A 3-step guide to moving with pets

Are you moving with your pets? Moving is hard enough on its own, but having your companion animals in tow presents a whole new set...
Is it safe to give dogshydrogen peroxide to induce vomiting?

Is it safe to give dogs hydrogen peroxide to induce vomiting?

Is it safe to give dogs a small amount of hydrogen peroxide if there is a need to induce vomiting? In most cases, the...
bone broth for dogs

Bone broth recipes for dogs

Rich in nutrients, these simple bone broths have much to offer and can be enjoyed year round. Today, mineral-rich bone broths are the soup craze...
ease your dog's fear

How to ease your dog’s fear

Alleviate your dog's fear with these five simple steps. Is your dog anxious and skittish? Does she react with fear to many harmless events? Here are...
Nola

Nola — the small Chihuahua with the big heart!

This little rescue dog is connecting with others through photographs, and sharing her zest for life one pose at a time! Aptly named, Nola...
5 dog-friendly spring break destinations

5 dog-friendly spring break destinations

Most of us, including our dogs, have been stuck inside during the harsh, cold, winter months.  Warmer, spring weather and dog-friendly spring break destinations...
evolution of canine eye contact

The evolution of canine eye contact

Does your dog stare into your eyes? A new study on dingoes reveals that prolonged eye contact from our canine companions is a result...