Category Archives: Feature Articles

Dogs Do Feel Love

Neurochemical research has shown that the hormone released when people are in love is released in animals in the same intimate circumstances. Paul J. Zak, a professor at Claremont Graduate University, discovered that … Continue reading

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Barker in Pet Adoption Episode of CBS Soap

The legendary, now retired host of Price is Right, Bob Barker will be heading back to his old network this week in a series of cameo appearances on the soap The Bold & … Continue reading

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The Hills Star Adopts Puppy

The Hills alum Lauren Conrad, 28, introduced a new member of her family on April 26, sharing a picture of her cute puppy captioned, “Newest member of the Conrad clan stole me heart.” … Continue reading

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Pets a Positive for Autistic Kids

A University of Missouri researcher studied dog ownership decisions in families of children with autism, discovering that the children often respond positively to a family pet, if well chosen. Researcher Gretchen Carlisle found … Continue reading

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Watch! Guilty Puppy

Luna is accused of eating her owner’s money…watch the video to see if she confesses to the crime! But, seriously, do dogs feel shame? Click here to read what the studies say…

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Newly Recognized Breeds

Westminster Kennel Club organizers announced that the Wirehaired Vizsla (above) and the Coton De Tulear (below) will compete for the first time in the WKC show next year. The Wirehaired Vizsla is a … Continue reading

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Do Dogs Feel Shame?

(via Cesar’s Way, June 2014) Sitting up in bed reading one night, Pascale Lemire suddenly heard Beau, one of her Dachshunds, going crazy under the bed. Her fiance, Mike, pulled Beau out—and found … Continue reading

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Pit Bull Fosters Rescues

Abandoned Pit Bull Cher has become a devoted foster mom who helps hundreds of rescue pups get ready for a second chance at life. Mia Anelli, who works with Insight Animal Rescue saved … Continue reading

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Dog Aids Dad with Alzheimers

Lisa Abeyta’s father has Alzheimers and has lost almost all of his ability to speak. Enter the family dog. Watch the video below to see what happens when he spends time with the … Continue reading

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Irish University Hosts Puppy Room

Trinity College Dublin is rewarding stressed out students with a room full of puppies and dogs. Post-exams, the former Students’ Union bookshop has been converted into a puppy room for the day. The … Continue reading

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John Kerry Brings Dog to Work

On taking his dog to work with him, John Kerry said, “There is one rule in show business, don’t do anything with kids or animals. I’m breaking those rules today, big time!” The … Continue reading

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Vet’s Lost Service Dog Returned

“I am totally ecstatic! I could … if I could, If I had two legs, I’d do a back flip!” That was 7-year Army veteran Luke Macner’s reaction upon learning that his service … Continue reading

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$1000 Tip for Pup Surgery

Christina Summit’s paw tattoo has always invited conversation about her love of dogs. This week the waitress was tending bar at a Holiday Inn in New Jersey when she got to talking to … Continue reading

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Detroit Airport Installs Dog Bathroom

They are just two tiny grass yards but these green patches will offer people traveling with their pets a much-appreciated convenience. Located in Detroit Metro’s McNamara Terminal, the newly unveiled doggie rest stops … Continue reading

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Driving Puppy Causes Crash

A Husky puppy crashed his owner’s car into two parked cars in Siberia. An eyewitness who worked in a nearby store said, “The driver left a Husky puppy inside the car. The puppy … Continue reading

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Ancient Puppy Paw Prints Found

Roman tiles, which could be nearly 2,000 years old, were recently uncovered in the Blackfriars area of Leicester, the English city where the long-lost bones of King Richard III were discovered under a … Continue reading

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Watch! Funny Dog Vines

YouTube user PL: Funny compilations put together a video of funny Vines (short looping video clips) featuring our favorite furry friends—dogs! Check out more videos by PL, like Funny Guilty Dogs and Funny … Continue reading

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Hank’s New Dog House

The Milwaukee Brewers newest star—Hank the dog—just got some new digs at Miller Park. They’re pretty sweet even by general manager standards with Doug Melvin quipping, “It’s bigger than my first apartment.” The … Continue reading

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Marathon Bombing Vics Guided by Dog

Jessica Kensky and her husband of seven months, Patrick Downes, are two of the 16 people who lost limbs in last year’s bombing at the Boston Marathon. Each of them lost their left … Continue reading

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Get the Right Vacuum

It’s a no-brainer: Having a powerful vacuum cleaner makes owning a dog a lot less messy. But what’s the best? Bagged or bagless? Canister or an upright? These shopping tips are for you… … Continue reading

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Stress-Free Vet Visits

Vet visits are an essential part of every dog’s life, if only for routine check ups and yearly vaccinations. With a little careful preparation they needn’t be traumatic—for your dog or you! If … Continue reading

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A Guard Dog and Her Kitten

90-pound guard dog Lily has found an unlikely best friend…an 8-ounce kitten. Lorrie Rivera, from Hollywood, FL, was walking her 10-year-old Japanese Akita earlier this month when they found a kitten. According to … Continue reading

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Canine Car Vandal Caught

A vandal responsible for puncturing more than two dozen vehicle tires in the English town of Brampton over the past six months has been unmasked as a dog. One of the victims, looking … Continue reading

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Easter Eggs for Fido

Bunny rabbits are usually the stars of Easter but make sure your dog knows he’s the number one furry creature in your life by cooking up a themed treat just for him. Eggs … Continue reading

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Doggie Deals & Steals!

From video games to adventure-ready backpacks to rooms with a view, we’ve rounded up the best deals on the net for you and your dog… Nintendo Wappy Dog Interactive Toy Dog Nurture, care … Continue reading

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