Dogs

Decorations, candy, moldy pumpkins: How to keep your pets safe during Halloween

Halloween could be a real scary time of year for your pets. Candy, costumes and even old pumpkins could be harmful if ingested, and unfortunately, choking and poisoning hazards are all around this time of year.
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Stray pit bull stayed next to wandering toddler on streets until help arrived

Man’s best friend became more like baby’s best friend as a stray pit bull in St. Louis seemed to be protecting a young boy that had run away from his father’s home.
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A Beer For Your Dog? Busch Releases New 'Dog Brew'

Dog owners are being encouraged to crack open a cold one with man’s best friend, as Busch releases what it’s calling Dog Brew — a “beer” for your dog.
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Company Offering Employees $300 for Pet Adoption And 'Pawternity' Leave

A Texas-based company knows the importance of pets in their employees’ lives, so they are offering $300 annually for any employee who adopts a new pet, as well as offering a ‘pawternity leave.’
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First US Dog to Test Positive for Coronavirus Dies: Report

A Staten Island German shepherd that was the first dog in the United States to test positive for the coronavirus died this month, according to a new report.
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Officials Warn of Spike in Puppy Scams During Pandemic

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and the Humane Society of the United States are urging the public to be wary of puppy scams as many people seek to purchase or adopt dogs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Pedigree Is Hosting Virtual Dog Adoptions Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Are you lonely during the coronavirus pandemic? Pedigree, the company known for its dog food, is hosting dog adoptions via Zoom amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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How to Work From Home With Your Pets

If, like many Americans, you’re working from home and getting to spend a lot more time with your pets, you may be looking for a way to balance play time and work time. Here are some tips on how to make the most of your time together.
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Dogs Can Go Through a Moody 'Teenage' Phase: Study

A new study has shown that dogs can go through a period much like puberty, which can lead to a sense of moodiness in your pup. See the details.
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You've Been Calculating Your Dog's Age All Wrong

Apparently, one human year does not equal seven in dog years. While the common formula to convert your four-legged friend’s age into the canine equivalent has been to simply multiply it by seven, it has no scientific backing . There's a Better Way Calculate Your Dog's True Age in Dog Years,...
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