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adopt a senior dog month

6 reasons to adopt a senior dog

Are you ready to add a new furry member to your family? In honor of Adopt a Senior Pet Month, here’s a few reasons...
preparing for natural disasters

Preparing for disasters

Hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires…so many regions have been devastated lately by large-scale natural disasters. American Humane is urging pet owners to take two simple yet...
Johnny and Lexi rescue dog

Rescue dog brings happiness to boy with special needs

Learn how one incredible rescue dog changed a little boy's life – and how you can help change the lives of other animals in...
how to detox your dog

How to detox your dog

Detoxing. You’ve probably heard of it, maybe you yourself have even done a detox. Not every detox is a juice cleanse or tea that promises...
dogs improve physical activity in kids with disabilities

Dogs help boost physical activity for kids with disabilities

According to a recent study conducted at Oregon State University, a family dog can help children with disabilities incorporate more physical activity into their...
PupJoy

Pupjoy: a unique gift for your unique dog

Give your dog the gift of health and happiness this holiday season – with PupJoy. The holidays are fast approaching. For some of us, that...
deaf pet awareness week

Secrets to living and working with a deaf dog

Communicating with a deaf dog might be different, but it isn't as difficult as you might think. At first, Carla thought her 12-year-old Samoyed, Ben,...
Global Strays

Global Strays

Global Strays is a 501(c)3 charity founded by young New Yorkers Elizabeth Shafiroff and Lindsey Spielfogel. Dedicated to improving the lives of dogs and...

10 fall safety tips for pet parents

Autumn is beautiful. Earthy smells, refreshing temperatures and vibrant colors create the perfect environment for long walks with our canine companions. But pet parents...
fall activities to enjoy with your dog

8 fall activities to enjoy with your dog

Fall is upon us! Celebrate the season with your dog by partaking in one or more of these fun fall activities! 1. Explore the woods Enjoy...
Alex Rose Wiesel and Victoria Barkham

When your dog is as famous as you… an interview with actress Alex Rose...

Actress Alex Rose Wiesel has starred on many television shows including Two and a Half Men, Dexter and recently the CW Network’s hit series,...
holistic pet care for your animal

5 myths about holistic pet care

Let's debunk some common myths about alternative holistic pet care, and learn how to find a vet that wont break the bank. Interested in the...
hurricane harvey

Animal rescue efforts continue in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Last week, before Hurricane Harvey touched down, animal welfare organizations like American Humane, RedRover and The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) were...
DIY cat bed

DIY recycled cat bed

Looking for a fun DIY project to try this fall? With chillier weather approaching, your kitty will need a warm place to curl up! Here's...

CLEAR Canine Cancer

Inspired by the death of a beloved agility dog, this non-profit foundation funds research into canine cancer, and produces educational documentaries for those whose...
Pet Fooled Documentary

Pet Fooled: an inside look at the must-see documentary

The popular and highly acclaimed documentary Pet Fooled was released on Netflix earlier this year. The film has created a lot of buzz among...
Overlooked Black Dogs Photo Project

Overlooked Black Dogs

New York based commercial photographer Shaina Fishman specializes in photographing domestic animals. Last year, she was doing casting for a canine photoshoot and noticed she...
cancer grants for animals PetSavers, Inc.

Grants for animals in critical condition

Cancer has become one of the most dreaded diseases in humans and our canine companions – and it’s no wonder. As the leading cause...
protecting women and animals from domestic violence

Protecting women and animals from domestic violence

Imagine having to choose between leaving an abusive situation and ensuring the safety of your animal companion. Approximately one-third of those subjected to domestic...
birthday dog

Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs

Studies show that more people these days recognize and celebrate their dog’s birthday. But if you rescued your pooch from a shelter or rescue...
pet sitting

Pet sitting illegal in NYC without kennel license

Pet sitting is a popular way to earn money in North America. But recently, New York City residents were surprised to hear that without...
canine system saver

Innovative joint support for your animal companion

After struggling throughout his first year of life with a skin condition that caused him to lose 90% of his fur, a young Akita...
pets of the homeless

Caring for pets of the homeless

When Genevieve Frederick returned from a visit to New York City in 2006, the images of homeless individuals living on the street with their...
lyme disease

Fighting Lyme disease in dogs and in people

Warnings about Lyme disease are rampant across the internet. Experts are warning pet parents to be cautious of this disease epidemic, which poses a threat...
pet food

Good news for pet food consumers!

Last month, Animal Wellness Magazine released a blog on Susan Thixton’s plan to confront congress in Washington, DC. Supported by Dr. Karen Becker and...
summer

Summer safety tips for animal companions

The summer is in full swing. ‘Tis the season for family road trips, sunny days at the beach, and long weekend celebrations. If you...
domesticated cats

Study reveals the truth about domesticated cats

Considering there are approximately 74 million domesticated cats sharing their lives with humans across the nation, it’s no mystery that America loves felines. But where...
adopt

Adopt a Cat Month: 5 ways you can help

It’s not always the right time to adopt an animal. But that doesn’t mean you can’t find a different way to help this Adopt...
activities to enjoy with your dog

15 activities to enjoy with your dog this Father’s Day

Raising children is exciting and rewarding – but that doesn’t mean you can’t spend some quality alone time with “man’s best friend” this father’s...
lifespan

5 ways to extend your dog’s lifespan

Increase your canine companion’s lifespan and improve his quality of life with these helpful tips! World Pet Memorial Day is a day to remember the...

Behavior modification for shelter dogs

Combined with quality care, positive training programs for shelter dogs can help increase adoption rates and ensure successful integration into forever homes. Understanding this...
pet food

Pet food consumer advocates confront congress

Susan Thixton, pet food safety advocate and author of Buyer Beware and truthaboutpetfood.com, has been a leader in the world of pet food for many...