Casey wasn't the most popular dog in her owner Carol Baird's neighborhood. She had a heart of gold but a nose for trouble. So when a man rapped on Carol's door, said he lived three blocks away and then asked for her dog's name, Carol braced herself.
By Rebecca Frankel Best Defense Chief Canine Correspondent Handler Staff Sgt. Jonathan Cooper of the 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Group takes a break with his dog dog, Astra, after a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) patrol at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan on April 29, 2013. Show More Summary
Sadly, “man’s best friend” is often a letter carrier’s worst menace. Despite extensive training on how to avoid aggressive canines — and ample supplies of dog repellant — nearly 6000 postal workers were bitten by dogs in 2012, according to newly-released statistics from the U.S. Show More Summary
The author of A Dog Walks Into a Nursing Home: Lessons in the Good Life from an Unlikely Teacher, which comes out today, explains what seems to matter most to the elderly as they approach the end of their life, and how that inspired her book: It’s a moving and important thought as we rush through […]
69Dog attacks on postal employees in Los Angeles in 2012 — the most of any U.S. city 5,900U.S. mail carriers attacked by dogs last year 4.7 millionAmericans bitten by dogs each year Source: Los Angeles Times More
A novel gene associated with canine atopic dermatitis has been identified by a team of researchers led by professors Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Uppsala university and Ã?ke Hedhammar, SLU, Sweden. The gene encodes a protein called plakophilin...Show More Summary
Canine Companions for Independence® & PetSmart® Partner to Provide Assistance Dogs to Injured Veterans National Partnership to Support Canine Companions' Wounded Veterans Initiatives PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PetSmart® ( NAS: PETM )...Show More Summary
If you have a body odor problem, you’ll want stay away from this disembodied robotic head and dog. The one shaped like a girls head smells your breath and the robot canine…
By Rebecca Frankel Best Defense Chief Canine Correspondent Always Faithful, a documentary film that traces the path of five Marine dog handlers from their raining through to their deployments, will premiere this Sunday in the greater DC...Show More Summary
A novel gene associated with canine atopic dermatitis has been identified. The gene encodes a protein called plakophilin 2, which is crucial for the formation and proper functioning of the skin structure, suggesting an aberrant skin barrier as a potential risk factor for atopic dermatitis.
A novel gene associated with canine atopic dermatitis has been identified by a team of researchers led by professors Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Uppsala university and Åke Hedhammar, SLU, Sweden. The gene encodes a protein called plakophilin...Show More Summary
Pantyhose are the latest trend in China — but no, not for people. They’re the latest dog fashion. Pictures of dogs sporting pantyhose are now all over the Internet and they’ve been gaining a lot of interest. It may look funny, perhaps even clever, but one can say that the dogs don’t seem to be [...]Show More Summary
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If you're the type of person who dresses your pooch up to match your outfits, Virgin America may be the airline for you. Last week the carrier unveiled their newest class of service, Main Canine Select, which will be available on domestic flights ? the ne... via JustLuxe.com
Do check out Architizer's rather genius round-up of starchitects with their canine doppelgängers. Famed modernist Mies van der Rohe is the "imperious Great Dane," the ever-controversial Frank Gehry is a "dissatisfied English bulldog," Le Corbusier the "disconsolate bull terrier," and...
This is amazing. British fans proved that they're still completely bonkers, with this parade of canine cosplay. Including a Superman dog, a Darth Vader dog... and a totally adorable dog cosplaying as K-9, the robot dog from Doctor Who. (Awwwwww.) Read more...
Cameron Diaz got to work on the set of her film The Other Woman with Leslie Mann today in NYC. The two were joined by another big costar, a large spotted dog, for the day of filming. Along with their canine pal, it was recently announced...Show More Summary
“Is your neighbor’s domesticated canine keeping you up at night? Well, just dip it in carbonite!” To celebrate “Star Wars Day” on May the 4th, Milynn Sarley of The Gamer Chick released a parody video full of great Star Wars infomercials. It features a geek-filled cast: Bonnie Burton, Adrianne Curry, Grant Imahara and more. A [...]
By Rebecca Frankel Best Defense Chief Canine Correspondent While watching the April 21st 60 Minutes segment on Special Ops dogs, I wasn't at all surprised to see that they ran the above photo of a U.S. Army handler with the 10th Special...Show More Summary
A new treat for canine pals that is organic and preservative-free.