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  • Excalibur was put down by officials
    Spanish nurse who beat Ebola is unaware that her family dog was killed
    According to Tuesday's NBC News, the Spanish nurse who has recently been diagnosed as free from the deadly Ebola virus, is unaware that her dog was killed by the authorities.The husband of44-year-old Teresa Romero Ramos, who has been kept in...
  • Lawsuit filed for $350,000 for Coeur d'Alene dog shot by police
    Lawsuit filed October 21 for $350,000 for Coeur d'Alene dog shot by police
    The family of a dog shot in July by a Coeur d'Alene officer has filed a claim with the city, The Spokesman-Review News reported October 21.Craig Jones, the owner of a black lab named Arfee, who was shot by Officer David Kelley, has filed a...
  • Deedle
    14-year-old, blind and deaf German shepherd in need of a home
    An elderly German shepherd mix is in need of a home to spend the remainder of his life in. The dog, named "Deedle," is currently spending his time at the Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Centerin Lyndhurst, Virginia.On Tuesday, the...
  • October dog show in Japan.
    Brief notes from a dog show in Japan
    Dog shows are about finding excellence in a particular breed and if the dogs are of the same breed just how different can things be?For people who have been looking globally, the answer is very different.Just to find out what a dog show looks like...
  • Otter Pop and Shadow
    Death row dogs reunited with disabled veteran owner
    In late August, a desperate plea went out to networking individuals for a deeply bonded pair of dogs who were waiting for homes at the Ramona Humane Society in San Jacinto, California.The dogs, dubbed "Otter Pop," and "Shadow,"...
  • Natalia
    Stray hold safety period for lovely German shepherd ends today
    A lovely, two-year-old German shepherd mix arrived to the San Bernardino City Animal Control on October 14 and today, October 21, the safe period of her stray hold ends.The dog, dubbed "Natalia,"is more than just a pretty face; an...
  • Wrigley, being dressed up
    10 Pet Peeves Dogs Have With Humans
    Just like kids, dogs can do things that really annoy their pet parents. I can think of quite a few examples…sniffing crotches, jumping up on people, that sort of thing. Some dogs beg for food which annoys most of us, although some people...
  • Gloria Lee
    Guilty plea from Las Vegas pet store owner who set fire to business
    According to Monday's publication of the Las Vegas Sun, a Las Vegas, Nevada, woman pleaded guilty to multiple charges stemming from an intentional fire which was set at her pet store in late January.On Monday, 35-year-old Gloria Lee pleaded...
  • Bodhi with his owners
    Meet the couple who quit their jobs to become full time dog owners
    David Fung and Yena Kim, proud owners of a dapper dog named "Bodhi," quit their jobs to become full-time dog owners...or more specifically, to support their five-year-old dog's successful modeling career which is netting them upwards...
  • I'm ready!
    Free Pet Partner Orientation in Las Vegas
    You've seen the Pet Partner animal therapy teams in action in Las Vegas. Have you ever considered being a part of this amazing volunteer opportunity?To become a Pet Partner registered therapy team with your pet, and volunteer with the Las...
  • Arwyn is home
    Senior dog who was stolen from Maryland home has been recovered
    On Monday evening, the Prince George County Police Department in Maryland, updated their Facebook followers about a burglary case involving a dog who was stolenfrom a home in Greenbelt last week.According to the authorities, the 10-year-old boxer...
  • Sadie
    Smartest pup in the shelter returned shortly after being adopted
    Shelter volunteers for the Baldwin Park Animal Control in California have referred to "Sadie" (previously known as Bunny) as the smartest pup in the shelter.The non-profit organization, United Hope for Animals, wrote:Sadie (formerly...
  • Bonded friends will be put down next week
    Elderly owners can no longer care for bonded dogs: Dogs to be put down next week
    Two deeply bonded dogs are losing their family, and perhaps their life, because their elderly owners in Brooklyn, New York, are losing their home. A friend of the family is desperate to find the dogs a home before next week, when the elderly...
  • Halloween is scarier than you think where pets are concerned
    Halloween is scarier than you think where pets are concerned
    This time of year can be frightening for canines – fear-provoking if you will. During the Halloween season, household pets are exposed to more toxins and hazards than during any other time of the year. That is why Veterinary Pet Insurance Co...
  • Weatherman upstaged by rambunctious pup brought in to promote dog adoption
    Weatherman upstaged by rambunctious pup brought in to promote dog adoption
    A weatherman in Edmonton, Canada, was upstaged by a rambunctious 18-month-old mastiff pup who was brought in to help promote animal adoptions, reported Sunday's Daily Mail.Ripple, a mastiff mix, was full of energy when he accompaniedMike Sobel...