Month: September 2020

Artist Creates Realistic And Tiny Felt Versions Of People’s Dogs

Artist Creates Realistic And Tiny Felt Versions Of People’s Dogs

Alyson Gurney never expected the response that she got to her felting hobby. When the 23-year-old artist from Washington, DC, was browsing Instagram, she came across the technique of felting. Immediately she found a passion for it and began making felt replicas of animals. Her very first project was to make a little model of […]

More Than 30% Of Owners Include Their Pets In Their Wedding, Survey Shows

More Than 30% Of Owners Include Their Pets In Their Wedding, Survey Shows

There is no hesitation when it comes to dog owners admitting that their pets are like family. It’s the truth. Many of us dog owners see out furry friends as more than companions – they’re members of our families and therefore, they should be an important part of all of life’s big moments. We often […]

Rescue Dog Adopts Three Kittens After Losing Her Puppies

Rescue Dog Adopts Three Kittens After Losing Her Puppies

Dogs have some of the kindest hearts around. And when it comes to the maternal instinct, our dogs definitely do not lack that motherly love – it is quite strong with dogs. Even my dog Bonita, who never had puppies, was quite a maternal figure to all the cats that we had. For anyone who […]

Rescue Pit Bull Likes To Pretend That He’s A Cat

Rescue Pit Bull Likes To Pretend That He’s A Cat

Most people wouldn’t think that cats and dogs have anything in common. And they certainly wouldn’t think that cats and dogs could actually share common behaviors. But for anyone who has owned both animals before, you know that they will often pick up little habits off one another. Growing up, my dog Bonita was surrounded […]

Amazon Delivery Driver Saves Drowning Dog During One Of His Stop

Amazon Delivery Driver Saves Drowning Dog During One Of His Stop

Sometimes the universe works in mysterious ways. And it was a very lucky break for one elderly dog who had run into a spot of trouble in his backyard pool when an Amazon delivery driver showed up just in time to rescue him. John Cassabria, was making his deliveries in Woburn, Massachusetts, when he stopped […]

The 10 Most Popular Dog Names For 2020

The 10 Most Popular Dog Names For 2020

Choosing a name for your pet is actually a pretty big decision. You don’t want to just give them any old name. You want it to be special as well as something that will complement their personality. When we got our dog, we didn’t agonize over choosing a name for her nearly as long as […]

Therapy Dog Provides Comfort To Firefighters Battling The California Wildfires

Therapy Dog Provides Comfort To Firefighters Battling The California Wildfires

In California, there are fires raging all around. The firefighters have been tirelessly working to get the blazes under control, it has taken a toll on their mental health. That is something that we sometimes forget – that first responders and other emergency service providers will often experience a lot of emotional exhaustion amongst other […]

Dog Thinks Nobody Is Watching As He Steals Food From The Kitchen

Dog Thinks Nobody Is Watching As He Steals Food From The Kitchen

For the most part, our dogs don’t give us a reason to get upset or to doubt the trust that we have in them. But every so often, we’ll find ourselves getting caught out by a rather sneaky streak that seems to live within all dogs. And that sneaky side to them usually involves food. […]

Tiny Dog Loves To Dance While Getting His Hair Cut

Tiny Dog Loves To Dance While Getting His Hair Cut

We all love going to the salon to get our hair done. It was one of the things I missed most over the span of quarantine, besides coffee that wasn’t prepared in my kitchen and bookstores being open. But there is something nice about going and getting your hair done that just makes you feel […]

When (Several) Dogs Attack…

When (Several) Dogs Attack… an aggressive dog is ready to attack

Having an encounter with one aggressive dog while you’re out is bad enough, and worse if that dog attacks your own. But what do you do if more than one aggressive dog go after you or your dog? We’ve already explained what to do when dogs attack, and many of the techniques described there will […]