Month: November 2019

Why You Shouldn’t Give Puppies As Gifts This Christmas

Why You Shouldn’t Give Puppies As Gifts This Christmas

It seems completely harmless, the idea of presenting someone you care about with a large box only to watch as their face changes to a look of pure joy when they see a cute little puppy or kitten popping out with a red ribbon tied to their collar. However, unlike other gifts, living animals can’t […]

Dad Takes His Senior Dog With Arthritis On A “Walk” Every Day

Dad Takes His Senior Dog With Arthritis On A “Walk” Every Day

When Tonino Vitale noticed that his 13-year-old Labrador’s energy levels were diminishing, he knew something was wrong. And he was right – Dylan was then diagnosed with arthritis, the poor dog’s joints were hurting him so badly he couldn’t run or walk like before. Tonino knew that Dylan wouldn’t live long if he did nothing […]

German Shepherd Adopts Baby Pygmy Goat And Doesn’t Let It Leave Her Side

German Shepherd Adopts Baby Pygmy Goat And Doesn’t Let It Leave Her Side

Shadow is a German Shepherd who is beloved by her family. Her family was well aware of how great of a dog she is – they just had no idea just how gentle and kind she is until they had a newborn pygmy goat enter their lives. Pygmy goats are a breed of miniature domestic […]

School Uses Adoptable Puppies To Help Kids Learn Math And Reading Skills

School Uses Adoptable Puppies To Help Kids Learn Math And Reading Skills

Who remembers learning basic math in second grade? It wasn’t the easiest, was it? Well, now there is a program being implemented at South Highlands Elementary, that is supposed to help make things easier…and it involves puppies! Thanks to Robinson’s Rescue, a number of puppies are on loan to kids for a second year. These puppies […]

UK To Introduce New Firework Laws To Relieve Anxiety In Dogs

UK To Introduce New Firework Laws To Relieve Anxiety In Dogs

There is some good news on the horizon for the dogs and wildlife of the UK. There are new firework laws being introduced that may make annual events such as Diwali and Bonfire Night a much less traumatic experience. The news was announced just as Kelly Tolhurst – consumer affairs minister – responded to another […]

Little Girl And Her Dog Recreate The ‘Beauty And The Beast’

Little Girl And Her Dog Recreate The ‘Beauty And The Beast’

3-year-old Emily has had a best friend since the day she was born. Rudy, the family dog, has been right by her side since day one, and the pair share a wonderful bond. They do absolutely everything together. Kaylee Slobotski, Emily’s mother, said to The Dodo, “They are the best of friends.” The other day, the […]

How Cold Is Too Cold To Walk Your Dog?

How Cold Is Too Cold To Walk Your Dog?

Many of us make the mistake of thinking that dogs can handle cold weather because of their fur. However, while their fur does keep them insulated, they do have limitations to the amount of cold they can take. Lifehacker recently posted an infographic that shows all you need to know about when it may be […]