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Why Doesn’t My Dog... Sleep at Night?
Is your dog pacing the floor at night? Dr. Marty Becker shares tips for managing canine insomnia. Read More >
Formerly Abused Beagle Joins U.S. Customs
After a shelter saved him from abuse and neglect, Murray was adopted by the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service and joined their Beagle Brigade. Read More >
Pet Scoop: Dog Saved From Burning Apartment, Abused Beagle Joins U.S. Customs
March 24, 2017: We've scoured the Web to find the best and most compelling animal stories, videos and photos. And it's all right here. Read More >
11 Stylish Ways to Dogify Your Home Décor
Just because there is fur on your sweater and paw prints all over your car, that doesn’t mean you want your entire house to scream “I’m a crazy dog person!” When it comes to modern décor, less can be more. So consider adding just one or two of these to your home for a look that’s …
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These 4 Dogs Are the Ultimate Overachievers, As Their Long Lists of Titles Prove
Varied associations, including the American Kennel Club and the North American Flyball Association, award titles to dogs for specific accomplishments. As new sports develop, so do corresponding titling systems. For example, the AKC just launched a Trick Dog Titling program. Ready, Set, Trick! Wins at dog (conformation) shows lead to titles too. Consider the Westminster Best …
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5 Reasons a Bichon Frise Might Be the Right Dog Breed for You
Learn about the Bichon Frise, a small dog who's often charming, affectionate and can enjoy being the center of attention. Read More >
18-Year-Old Dog Gets Happy New Home
When Julep's owner died and the family couldn’t take her in, the 18-year-old dog wound up at the Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington, D.C. Read More >
Pet Scoop: Biden the Puppy Meets Former V.P., 18-Year-Old Dog Gets Happy New Home
Former Vice President Joe Biden meets Biden the Golden Retriever puppy, an 18-year-old dog surrendered to a Washington shelter has a happy ending, Bank the Thai sea turtle dies after having 915 coins removed and more animal news. Read More >
5 Ways Cuddling on the Couch Can Help Keep Your Dog Healthy
We used to have a rule that dogs aren’t allowed on the furniture. It was a grand effort to keep shedding hair confined to the floor, and allow the people of the house a place to sit. (At one time, we had as many as six dogs. That’s a sofa-full!) Our French Bulldog Louie has …
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7 Things New Puppy Owners May Not Realize
Anyone with a puppy for the first time (or a puppy for the first time in a long time) is in for a few surprises. Here are 7 common things that surprise new puppy owners. Read More >
AKC Names the Top 10 Dog Breeds in America
The American Kennel Club announced its list of the most popular dog breeds in the U.S. — and the Labrador Retriever has retained its No. 1 spot for the 26th consecutive year. Read More >
Pet Scoop: Service Pup Named for WWII Vet, AKC Names America’s Top Dog Breeds
A service puppy is named for a 100-year-old WWII veteran in Texas, the AKC reveals the Lab was the top dog breed again in 2016, an abused shelter dog saves a 3-year-old girl's life and more animal news. Read More >
Why I Bought a Puppy From a Breeder Instead of Adopting From a Rescue or Shelter
Happy National Puppy Day! I’m not sure what the proper way is to celebrate, but having a 12-week-old puppy in the house probably does the trick! After months of (secret) planning, my partner and I recently brought home our newest fur baby — a Newfoundland puppy we named Sirius! From the moment we announced Sirius’ arrival …
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Hey, You! Walking the Dog! Get Off Your Smartphone!
There is no doubt that smartphones have taken over our lives. Right this second, as I type, my iPhone has run out of battery life and I’m near panic. What if someone tweets me? Or worse, tags an unflattering photo of me on Facebook? That’s it. I can’t take the pressure. I have to go …
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Help! My Cat Won't Stop Drinking From the Sink
Your cat may prefer the sink to the bowl for a variety of reasons. Mikkel Becker explains why cats like the faucet and how to redirect them to a water bowl. Read More >
Voluntarily Recall of Barnsdale Farms, HoundsTooth and Mac’s Choice Pig Ears for Salmonella Risk
EuroCan Manufacturing has voluntarily recalled one lot of its individually shrink-wrapped, 6-pack, 12-pack and 25-pack bags of Barnsdale Farms, HoundsTooth and Mac’s Choice Pig Ears because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall applies to the products in the U.S. and Canada. From the FDA website: EuroCan Manufacturing is voluntarily recalling …
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American Kennel Club Announces the 10 Most Popular Breeds of 2016
The Labrador Retriever continues to reign as the most-registered purebred dog with the American Kennel Club. All but three of the spots on the club’s annual top 10 list remained the same, with the Rottweiler, Poodle and Yorkshire Terrier trading places. Other movers include the Russell Terrier, which jumped a 14 spots (from 104th to 90th), the Rat Terrier …
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Bo and Sunny Obama Get Moving for Spring
Former First Lady Michelle Obama tweeted a photo of the Portuguese Water Dogs as they headed out of a walk with their mom. See the cute picture here. Read More >
Pet Scoop: Dog Joins in Cross-Country Ski Race, Obama Dogs Take a Spring Walk
March 21, 2017: We've scoured the Web to find the best and most compelling animal stories, videos and photos. And it's all right here. Read More >