guard dogs

Guard Dogs – a Necessity or a Danger?

Last week, a Massachusetts 14-year-old was nearly killed by two Rottweilers after jumping a fence at a Boston-area construction yard to play with the...

The Hybrid Wolf Allure: What Fascinates Us About the Wolfdog?

You probably thought that vampires were the new fad after the Twilight books and films, right? But since vampires are hard to come by...
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French Bulldogs: More Than Just a Cute Face

With those big bat ears and that endearing flat face full of character, it is not surprising that the popularity of French bulldogs, often...

Can You Catch a Cold From Your Cat?

Cats may be clean animals, but they certainly aren’t germ-free. While most of your pet’s pathogens pose no risk to people, there’s a good...
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I wish my dog ate my homework, but instead he ate this…

A 13 year old Jack Russell Terrier, named Jack, gave his owner, Tim Kelleher, a scare recently. When trying to reach a bag of...
dog park

Proper Dog Park Etiquette for You and Your Dog

For those of us in the know – dog parks can be a fantastic place to spend some time with your dog. For those...
cat allergies

For Those Who Have Cat Allergies, Is Relief Coming?

For the eight to ten percent of the population that have cat allergies, relief may be on the way. The second phase of clinical...
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Ontario Pit Bull Ban a Challenge for MLB Pitcher

Canadians are known for being kind and accepting people, but it seems they don’t extend this civility to dogs. Ontario has a province-wide ban on...
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Dogs and Vodka… An Unusual Duo

The “hair of the dog” is taking on new meaning these days. From a Ukrainian hunting dog that knows what his master really wants...
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Murder at the Westminster Dog Show?!

Laurien Berenson has been writing murder mysteries set at dog shows for years but now North America’s most famous show may have a murder...