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Dogs on Deployment: Helping Military Members Keep Their Pets


When Alisa and Shawn Johnson received simultaneous military orders in 2011, the San Diego-based couple realized they would need to make special arrangements for their beloved Australian shepherd, J READ MORE

Mar 22, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Abandoned Senior Cat With Severe Matting Has Incredible Transformation


At 13-years-old, Buttercup the cat should have been cuddled up at home enjoying his senior years. READ MORE

Mar 22, 2017 / 0 comments

 

New York City Shelter Dog Survives Snow Storm After Getting Lost


We're all familiar with the old adage of cats having nine lives, but the story of a resilient dog named Pandy may give us reason to believe that canines can have the same kind of luck. READ MORE

Mar 16, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Blind Dog Missing for a Week in the Woods Is Saved by Firefighter


In this current climate, it often feels like good news is getting harder to come by. READ MORE

Mar 09, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Woman Claims Airline's Neglect is Responsible for Dog's Death


Imagine the excitement of reuniting with your beloved dog after being separated by 2,000 miles, only to be greeted by an unrecognizable canine. READ MORE

Feb 15, 2017 / 1 comments

 

Two-Legged Puppy Rescued After Being Left to Die in a Bag


Cupid is a weeks-old puppy who is missing his two front legs due to a birth defect. READ MORE

Feb 06, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Michigan Federal Court Rules Police Can Shoot Moving or Barking Dogs


In a shocking and controversial decision, a Michigan federal court granted police the right to shoot a dog that moves or barks at them when they are inside a household.    READ MORE

Jan 03, 2017 / 14 comments

 

New Jersey Assembly Panel Approves Cat Declawing Ban


In what could become a landmark decision, the Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee in New Jersey approved of a bill (titled A3899/S2410) that would deem declawing an act o READ MORE

Nov 17, 2016 / 11 comments

 

Louisiana Floods: What You Can Do To Help the Animal Relief Efforts


Historic flooding in Louisiana has stranded and displaced thousands of people and, tragically, to date, has  READ MORE

Aug 16, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Hunting Dog Makes Full Recovery After Ingesting Wooden Skewer


Curious canines have unintentionally swallowed everything from READ MORE

Aug 09, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Planning for Your Pet’s Care, Should the Worst Happen


As pet owners we have all had, or currently have, that “once in a lifetime pet”; that special pet we will always remember as part of our family and as READ MORE

Jul 25, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Hearing Dogs Can Benefit from Learning Sign Language, Too


There are many special things about the relationship between humans and dogs, but being by their side as they develop from puppy into senior dog is an especially m READ MORE

Jul 18, 2016 / 1 comments

 

Wildfire Safety and Preparedness for Your Pet


Living in southern California, there are many natural disasters we Golden State dwellers face on a seemingly year-round basis, including wildfires, mudslides, and earthquakes. READ MORE

Jun 13, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Kitten Miraculously Survives 13-Story Fall, Avoids Becoming Victim of "High-Rise Syndrome"


That sweet little orange face you see pictured above is not only one of resilience, but one of a survivor. READ MORE

Feb 16, 2016 / 1 comments

 

CDC Confirms Human Plague Infection from Dog in Colorado


First Recorded Case of Dog to Human Transmission in the United States   READ MORE

May 01, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Dog Bites In US Reaching 'Epidemic Proportions'


WASHINGTON - Dog bites are reaching "epidemic proportions," a well-known TV dog trainer said last week, as video of a cat fearlessly chasing off a dog that bit a small boy in California went viral. READ MORE

May 20, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Investigators Pursue 100 Stray Dogs Buried Alive Claim


BEIJING, (AFP) - Claims that about 100 stray dogs were buried alive in northern China are being investigated, an official said Sunday, the latest apparent case of animal cruelty to shock the nation. READ MORE

Apr 29, 2014 / 4 comments

 

Japan Kicks Off First Whale Hunt Since UN Court Ruling


AYUKAWA, Japan (AFP) - A Japanese whaling fleet left port Saturday under tight security, marking the first hunt since the UN's top court last month ordered Tokyo to stop killing whales in the Antarctic. READ MORE

Apr 29, 2014 / 0 comments

 
 
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