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  • A German shepherd/NOT Sammy
    Surprise! Vicious dog that prompted cop to shoot woman is not vicious
    Not dangerous...not vicious, nothing to indicate that the German shepherd, who inspired aBurlington, Iowa, police officer to fire his gun and accidentally kill a woman in early January, was a threat, reported Thursday's KCCI News.34-year-old...
  • Trumpet and Trombone IQ
    What is the dog’s IQ?
    Today, Olufemi Oboye writes about dogs and intelligence in punchng.com suggesting that dog owners can test, and possibly improve upon a dog’s IQ, or Intelligent Quotient number. Oboye states that dogs can improve their intelligence by...
  • Pansie
    Rami became an ambassador, but this girl is homeless at animal control
    When the nation caught wind of "Rami," the Dachshund/Pit bull mix who was being held at theMoultrie Colquitt County Humane Society in Georgia, dozens of people clamored to make him their own. It seems that Rami's unique appearance,...
  • Puppies rescued
    Puppies seized from 'filthy' puppy mill operating inside of New York apartment
    Rancid smells and the sound of screams led the authorities in the SoHo district of New York to a puppy mill operation inside of a filthy apartment until, reported Thursday's publication of the New York Post.Inside of the unsanitary apartment...
  • Haven 8 weeks
    5 ways to socialize your puppy in the winter
    Sometimes you cannot control when your perfect puppy is ready to come home to your house. If the litter is born during the fall or winter months, you may find yourself with a baby puppy right in the middle of the snowy cold winter season. This can...
  • dog returned to owner
    Dog left out in the cold is returned to owner who was cited for animal cruelty
    A little dog who was left out in the cold long enough to be seized by animal control in Nashville, Tennessee, was returned to the same owner who was issued a citation for animal cruelty, reported Thursday's WKRN News.Just five days after the...
  • Tate
    Urgent: Sweet dog in isolation for injury and now he is sick
    Update: After the publication of this article, Tate was adopted.Imagine for a moment that your home is lost and instead of being taken in by friends and family, you are sent to a jail cell. Inside of your lonely cell, you are surrounded by other...
  • No evidence dogs were shot over livestock attack
    No evidence dogs were shot by former Texas firefighter during livestock attack
    According to a February 26 report by CBS Dallas/Fort Worth, an investigation into two dogs being shot by a Texas fireman has turned up no evidence of the dogs being killed over a livestock attack, and charges of animal cruelty may be coming.Texas...
  • Freedom and Liberty
    Neglected senior dogs rescued, adopted and then returned to shelter
    In early December, two senior Labrador retrievers were adopted from the Terre Haute Humane Society in Indiana. Two months before, the dogs had been seized from a neglectful owner and at that time, both were suffering from skin issues and...
  • Rescue forced to relocate
    Zoning forces relocation of non-profit dog rescue organization
    A non-profit dog rescue agency in Indiana was forced to shut down their life-saving operation because the barking of dogs prompted a complaint, which subsequently led to a notice demanding an application for a kennel permit, which the town...
  • Angel, rescued from dogfighting ring in 2007
    A judge finally gets it: Florida man given stiff sentence for dogfighting
    According to a February 26 post by Highlands Today, a Florida man has been given a stiff sentence for dogfighting activity.On Thursday, a Sebring judge sentenced a convicted dog fighter to 25 years in prison, as well as 30 years of probation...
  • A relationship unlike any other
    A relationship unlike any other
    Anyone who has ever loved a pet will certainly understand the emotion and lost path of John Unger. Each of us learned of the life and lost faced by Mr. Unger and his friend Schoep. While following the news of story and the hauntingly beautiful...
  • Annie snubbing her new cat bed
    Cats give lukewarm reception to Whisker City cat bed
    The Whisker City® Animal Print Cuddler Pet Bed, made exclusively for PetSmart, has great reviews on their site and retails for only $19.99. It rates 4 and a bit out of five stars with 17 reviewers writing in. I decided to buy the bed last week...
  • The 2015 Global Pet Expo will reveal  many new pet products
    The 2015 Global Pet Expo will reveal many new pet products
    The Global Pet Expo(GPE) pet trade show is coming right up. In fact, it is scheduled to begin next Wednesday, March 4th and will run through Friday, March 6th. The show opens daily at 9:00 a.m. in Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center....
  • Rocky
    Owner of shepherd who chewed off leg to escape tether has been charged
    The Orange County, California, owner of a young German shepherd who was so desperate to escape a tangled tether that he chewed off his own leg, has been charged with animal abuse, reported Thursday's KTLA 5 News.Samer Samir Ibrahim, 23. could...