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How Are Emotional Support Animals Protected By Law?

Confusion abounds when it comes to emotional support animals (ESAs). I’ve read stories about dogs pooping on planes, reporters parading llamas and turtles into shops around town, and the implied problem of the fakers -- those who don’t...Show More Summary

What Part of Your Dog's Appearance Do You Love Most?

Roses are red. Violets are blue. I love my dog Riggins, More than I love you. Share this image Riggins and me. (Photo by Lori Fusaro of Fusaro Photography) Don't feel too bad. I love Riggins more than I love 99.99 percent of the other living beings on planet Earth. Show More Summary

Hudson the Railroad Puppy Is Now a Therapy Dog With a "Blade Runner Paw"

He’s all grown up now, but folks in Albany, New York, still call him Hudson the Railroad Puppy. Now three years old, he was once a tiny three-week-old Pit Bull-mix pup who suffered something no dog should. Hudson became a household name...Show More Summary

5 Reasons Mother's Day Is for Dog Moms, Too!

Mother's Day was once a holiday I chose to ignore. I felt like the people telling me "Happy Mother's Day" weren't being sincere. It was a bone (pun intended) they threw my way while silently tsk-tsking my lack of procreation. For that reason, I used to insist that the holiday was for those with human kids only. Show More Summary

Social Media Star Manny the Frenchie Hits the Road to Help Dogs in Need

He's known as the world’s most-followed French Bulldog, and Manny the Frenchie is putting his social media power to good use. Born in 2011 and named after world-famous boxer Manny Pacquiao, the little dog is packing a different kind of punch, fighting for less-fortunate animals across the United States. Show More Summary

How We Help Our Vizsla With Her Severe Separation Anxiety

May 3 through 9 is National Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week. With warmer temperatures -- ideal for dog walking -- and more smile-producing daylight hours after a dark and dreary winter, it's somewhat surprising that the middleShow More Summary

8 Best Dog Products From Time To Play Mag's Spring Showcase

Investing in the coolest gear, games, and gizmos comes with the territory for parents -- especially pet parents. Thankfully, the folks at Time to Play Magazine have gotten the message and for the first year included pet products in their...Show More Summary

A North Carolina County Comes Together to End Dog Tethering

Imagine you’re a dog who has lived your entire life at the end of a chain. Constantly exposed to the elements, you pant in the summer and shiver in the winter. Your owner believes he has provided you with everything you need -- food,...Show More Summary

Chihuahua Puppy Proves Two Legs Are Just as Good as Four

He’s only seven months old, but little Pee-Wee the two-legged Chihuahua is already having an impact on people across the globe. Share this image “He’s received gifts from Spain. He got something in the mail a little while ago from Scotland,”...Show More Summary

It's National Purebred Dog Day!

Today is National Purebred Dog Day! They've fought by our sides, caught our food, managed our livestock, protected our homes, and warmed our beds and hearts for centuries -- yet until last year, there was no day honoring purebred dogs. A...Show More Summary

Brothers Launch Cancer Nonprofit in Honor of Their Late Lhasa Apso

It's not every day that two school-aged boys decide to launch a nonprofit in honor of their beloved pet. But when Josh (15 years old) and Bryce (12) Benbasat thought of how to celebrate the memory of Sashi, their smart and loving lhasa...Show More Summary

A Dog Trainer Answers the Question: What Makes a Dog "Good" or "Bad"?

I’ve been thinking about this question a lot lately: What makes a dog "good"? The answer, it seems, is this: It depends on the human asking the question. I’ll take myself as an example. I have a brother-and-sister pair of 10-year-old Border Collies, Echo and Radar. Show More Summary

What Causes Hair Loss in Dogs?

Male pattern baldness runs in my family, and has, over the last several years, begun to announce itself with increasing prominence. It's a bit of a sore subject for me, and the Hippocratic wreath developing atop my head sounds more distinguished than it feels. Show More Summary

New Guidelines: No Euthanasia for Dogs Exposed to Ebola

Remember the Ebola outbreak of 2014? Or rather I should say, remember the Ebola outbreak of 2014-2015 that is still going on and still having a massive impact on west Africa to this very day? I wrote about Ebola in October 2014. Specifically, I wrote about two main topics. Show More Summary

Take a Look Inside the Best Friends Internship Program

The Best Friends Animal Society Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah, may be best known for its rescues who made international news. Many of Michael Vick's Vicktory Dogs were rehabilitated at the sanctuary, and, more recently, German Shepherd Bela...Show More Summary

Retired U.S. Greyhound Racers Find Forever Homes in Canada

April is the official National Greyhound Adoption Month, but for the many dedicated Greyhound advocates across North America, every month should get that label. This is especially true for Deb Ward, president of Northern Sky Greyhound...Show More Summary

Haiku by Dog: Squirrels. Dogs. Discuss.

They sit up in the tree, raining chittering curses down upon my dogs, who look up in frustration. They tease and taunt, flicking those irritatingly twitchy tails, from the safety of the highest branches. Squirrels are the bane of myShow More Summary

How My Kid and My Dog Learned to Get Along

When my son, Grissom, was born five years ago, I knew my English Springer Spaniel, Charlie, would have an adjustment period. Sure, he might prod me for more attention; jealousy was to be expected. Or maybe he’d act out and perhaps counter-surf more often than normal. Show More Summary

Alex the Abused Korean Jindo Mix Gets a Third Chance at Life

Share this image Sometimes you just do what you have to do to save a dog’s life, no matter how much time, money, and effort it takes. That’s because every dog deserves a second chance. Fortunately, there are people out there willing to pull out all the stops to help animals in need. Show More Summary

Breed Fads Are Bad for Dogs. Just Look at the Tibetan Mastiff

From Lassie to Rin Tin Tin, Frank the Pug to Beethoven the Saint Bernard, dogs in popular culture have always had a way of capturing the public’s imagination. Thanks to starring roles in Hollywood movies, their affiliations with certain...Show More Summary

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