Month: October 2019

Dog Uses A Toddler’s Training Toilet Without Having Any Training

Dog Uses A Toddler’s Training Toilet Without Having Any Training

Puppies are adorable. They’re swollen little bellies and natural curiosity and clumsiness are oh-so-charming. The only downside to puppies is the potty training process. As compared to the 5-minute ease of kitten potty training, puppy potty training can be a long and arduous process. However, one clever little pit bull seemed to take matters into […]

7 Things You Can Do To Make Halloween Safer For Your Pet

7 Things You Can Do To Make Halloween Safer For Your Pet

Today is the day! Halloween is upon us. The greatest day of the year for spooktacular fun is here! Regardless of what your plans are for this delightful evening, there is one thing to consider: the well-being of our beloved pets. While they definitely should get included in the fun and festivities, there are some […]

5 Essential Commands You Can Teach Your Dog

5 Essential Commands You Can Teach Your Dog

Having a trained dog isn’t the same as having a balanced dog, but if your dog knows a few basic commands, it can be helpful when tackling problem behaviors — existing ones or those that may develop in the future. So where do you start with dog obedience training? You could take a class, but […]

Woman Holds Dying Shelter Dog In Her Arms All Night So He Won’t Pass Away Alone

Woman Holds Dying Shelter Dog In Her Arms All Night So He Won’t Pass Away Alone

As much as we try to help and give every homeless animal we encounter, the very sad reality is that not all suffering animals can be saved. Unfortunately, that is what the founder of Speranza Animal Rescue, Janine Guido, had to make peace with when she first encountered Watson. Watson was a starving and homeless Pit […]

Shelter Animals Displaced By California’s Wildfires Are In Desperate Need Of Safe Homes

Shelter Animals Displaced By California’s Wildfires Are In Desperate Need Of Safe Homes

The state of California is currently on fire in several locations. As a result, residents are having to deal with blackouts and evacuations. The wildfires are a result of high winds – and they’ve already ravaged hundreds of acres of land, destroyed dozens of structures, and injured at least two firefighters. Of course, the human residents aren’t […]

Why Do Dogs Imitate Their Owners And Other Dogs?

Why Do Dogs Imitate Their Owners And Other Dogs?

Pretty much every Pack Leader has opened a door with their hand and then watched as their dog reached out her paw and attempted to do the same. Likewise, you’ve probably seen your dog watching other dogs, then jump in and engage in the same behavior. Dogs, just like humans, are natural imitators. But why? […]

Veteran With PTSD Is Reunited With His Dog After He Was Given Away While He Was Hospitalized

Veteran With PTSD Is Reunited With His Dog After He Was Given Away While He Was Hospitalized

After a car crash left a veteran in the hospital, he never imagined that it would end with him losing his cherished dog. Air Force veteran, Larry Peteet from Land O’ Lakes, Florida, was driving home on October 16, 2018, when he fainted behind the wheel and crashed. After first responders arrived, before he was taken to the hospital, […]

Dog Jumps Into The Water To Save A Drowning Cat Reaching Out For Help

Dog Jumps Into The Water To Save A Drowning Cat Reaching Out For Help

While we are always shown in cartoons and films that cats and dogs are enemies, in real life it’s actually the opposite. Anyone who’s ever owned cats and dogs together will know that more often than not, they are actually best friends. Ok, yes, sometimes the cats are bullies towards their dog family members, but […]

How Long Can You Leave Your Dog Alone At Home?

How Long Can You Leave Your Dog Alone At Home?

Having pets is like having children – as much as you’d love to spend all day at home with them and never leave them alone, the unfortunate reality is that bills still need to get paid. The bright side about having pets is that unlike human children, these furbabies can be left alone at home […]

Bridesmaids Walked Down The Aisle With Adoptable Shelter Dogs Instead Of Flowers

Bridesmaids Walked Down The Aisle With Adoptable Shelter Dogs Instead Of Flowers

Weddings have become increasingly more independent of tradition. We have all seen the various stories popping up on social media that showcase the unconventional venues, outfits, or ideas. Sally Burky is another bride who decided to forgo a certain tradition for something that is a much better cause. In most wedding traditions, the bridesmaids carry […]

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