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Heroic Street Pup Digging Through Trash Was Trying To Save a Life

Earlier in the week, a Novo Horizonte, a Brazil police officer left his long and exhaustive shift when he witnessed a dog rummaging through the trash as if she were looking for something to eat. Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence in Novo Horizonte, and so the officer didn’t think much...


How Choose The Right Dog

Nancy Kerns, editor of the Whole Dog Journal, discusses how to choose the right dog for your family. ...


VIDEO: Dogs Vs. Doorstops

Looking for a quick pick me up? Have a look at this compilation of dogs versus door stops, it is just too darn cute for words. ...


How to use ‘TUG’ as a reward in dog training!

It is best to play tug for short periods of time. Three 5 minutes sessions will be better than one 15 minute session. To maintain a high value for this game, leave the dog wanting more. Quit while you’re ahead and it will be more of a reward. Always tug gently when playing and allow the dog to...

In The News

Dog Given Up Because He Was “Terrible At Hunting,” Is So Loved Now

When Roosevelt was surrendered to a shelter by his owner because he was “bad at hunting,” his entire world was about to change. Thankfully for the better. Shelter staff could see the telltale signs of abuse written all over the pups body. He was skinny, frail, weak, and appeared to be behaving...


Grateful Pup Rescued From Shelter Greets Her Dad Like This Everyday

For a dog on death row, hope is as rare as a meteor shower. For a family rescuing a dog from a shelter, who was placed on death row, it might seem like a one-time event but for that dog, it is like a rebirth. For one grateful dog named Peanut, he knows the feeling all too well. Youtuber Eric Fox who...


As Obama Presidency Comes To a Close We Take a Look Back at First Pet Bo

For almost a third of my life, I have mostly only known President Barack Obama as the leader of this great nation we live in. Obama, who had never owned a pet before in his life, promised his daughters Malia and Sasha, that if he won the election, he would deliver on his promise to adopt a puppy. Obama...


Should Your Dog Sleep in Your Bed?

Should your dog sleep in your bed?A growing number of Americans spend their nights snuggled up with their dogs. In fact, a recent survey by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association found that 42 percent of all dog owners allow their pooches to sleep in the bed with them at night. And it’s...