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  • The fun is just beginning
    The fun is just beginning
    Thanksgiving seems to have just materialized when our backs were turned. Possibly this materialization has something to do with the Christmas decorations and shopping sales have been in our stores since Halloween. Many of us want to spend quality...
  • Daisy
    Dog who survived months alone in landfill remains homeless today
    A young dog dubbed "Daisy," managed to dodge coyotes and the elements, for upwards of a year-and-a-half before she was finally rescued from a landfill in Florida.Thanks to an animal-loving supervisor at the Pinellas County Landfill, and...
  • Siberian Husky checking out wild turkeys
    Be cautious at the dinner table if dining around dogs on Thanksgiving
    It's that time of the year again. The turkey is ready to go in the oven. You've got some dishes prepared already, while others you'll get to shortly. Friends and family will be flocking in by the car load, mouths watering and stomachs...
  • Joseph Nelson
    Man who abandoned dog in cage in a basement has been found guilty of cruelty
    According to Wednesday's WQAD 8 News, a Rock Falls, Illinois, man who caused the death of a dog who had been locked in a cage, in the basement of a home, has been found guilty of aggravated animal cruelty.On Tuesday, 38-year-oldJoseph Nelson...
  • Dogs brains are similar to ours
    Does my dog understand what I am saying? Actually, in some ways, yes.
    The recent studies being done on dogs’ brains are continuing to amaze the scientific world as we learn more and more about the results of domesticating dogs. Now that scientists have trained dogs to get into the MRI (Magnetic Resonance...
  • Dog saved from rural animal shelter
    Rescue agency saves dogs from deplorable conditions at Tennessee shelter
    Two days ago, 23 dogs were saved from a rural Tennessee animal "shelter" which claimed to be a no-kill facility. Unfortunately for the dogs in the facility's care, being alive, even if not happy or healthy, was considered to be good...
  • Turkey Dinner
    Turkey Day Feast for Dogs
    Tomorrow is the day for family, friends, football, and of course...EATING! With all those good smells in the house your dog is bound to give you puppy-dog eyes in hopes of a snack from the table. Well this year, don't feel bad for not giving...
  • Braveheart
    Starving, neglected dog found tied to a mailbox in Georgia
    Days ago, an emaciated pit bull mix was discovered in a rural area of Georgia; someone had left the skin and bones dog tied to a mailbox, alone in the middle of the night, in the midst of tornado warnings.The dog, dubbed "Braveheart,"...
  • Michigan's Pet Store Hall of Shame List
    How much is that sick puppy in the window?
    What is a puppy mill?Puppy mills are high production commercial breeding facilities that confine large numbers of dogs together, often in unsanitary conditions, in wire cages, and without heat or human interaction. Due to the large volume of dogs,...
  • Essick's dog
    Police identify Oregon woman who was killed while trying to save dog
    According to KOMO News, a woman in Eugene, Oregon, who was killed by a train on Monday night as she tried to save her dog, has been identified.After reaching out to the public for assistance, the local authorities determined that the deceased...
  • Spike
    Dog left at animal control when his family was forced to move
    A handsome, yellow Labrador retriever named "Spike," is in need of a new home after his family moved and he was unable to join them.According to the Petfinder biography for Spike, staff at the Animal Protection Society of Caswell...
  • William Weir
    Accused dog-fighter starts fundraiser for legal fees
    A Fresno, California, man who is accused of dog-fighting, is trying to raise funds to help with his legal defense. One week ago, the authorities arrested 38-year-old William Weir after he posted a disturbing video on Facebook showing his three pit...
  • The Thanksgiving Food Coma...
    Turkey Time…
    Tis’ the season for those turkey dinners with all the trimmings such as pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry, yams, and so on. Tis’ the season for the pugs to be in heaven with your guests coming, food overflowing, and the...
  • Munchkin the Shih Tzu hits the treadmill
    Munchkin the Shih Tzu hits the treadmill
    An 8-pound Shih Tzu named "Munchkin" is the star of a new viral video which is spreading smiles across the nation this week. The impossibly cute pup, dressed up as a teddy bear, has garnered nearly 1,000,000 views on her latest YouTube...
  • 13th annual National Dog Show at noon on Thanksgiving
    13th annual National Dog Show at noon on Thanksgiving
    Get ready to see some great looking dogs and be entertained by John O'Hurley, David Frei and Mary Carillo from The National Dog Show Presented by Purina®. The 2014 installment will be the 13th year of seeing purebred dogs on Thanksgiving...