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November 1, 2017

What is a Therapy Dog?

  Many people confuse a therapy dog with a service dog. There’s a definite difference between the two. Therapy dogs are trained go with their handlers (usually their owners) to volunteer at places like hospitals, nursing homes, schools, e


October 31, 2017

Spooky Dog Stories for Halloween


  Halloween is the time for ghosts, goblins, and all sorts of spooky apparitions – most of whom are young kids trick-or-treating around the neighborhood dressed in scary costumes. Halloween also is the time for ghost stories around a camp


October 21, 2017

8 Ways a Dog Makes Your Life Better


  If you are a dog lover, you can’t imagine living without one. You also can’t imagine how anyone else could live without one either. Don’t they realize that they are missing one of the true joys of life? Don’t they know


October 2, 2017

The Wonderful World of Dogs: 8 Facts You Might Not Know About Your Pooch


If you’re reading this, you can probably agree that dogs are amazing creatures. They’re loving, they’re loyal and they’re intelligent, and as most dog owners know, they’re probably the most human-like quadrupeds around.


September 23, 2017

Dog Laws That Make You Go “Huh??”


 There are a lot of weird dog laws across America. Most have been on the books for years, if not decades, but you really have to wonder what the legislators and/or city council members were thinking when they came up with these oddities. Some ma


September 18, 2017

Cats Hate Water and Other Common Cat Myths


Everyone has probably heard a cat myth at one point or another. There are plenty of common ones, including, “Cats always land on their feet” or “Cats cannot be trained.” While myths are often based on a little bit of truth, ma


September 17, 2017

Talking “Baby Talk” to Your Puppy


 Everyone knows what baby talk is. It’s the way you speak to babies and possibly to adults who you think may be having trouble understanding you, such as someone who doesn’t speak English very well. Baby talk is “happy talk,&rd


September 11, 2017

Honoring 9/11 Dogs


Here are the stories of 10 incredibly heroic dogs who worked at Ground Zero and the Pentagon in the wake of 9/11, searching for and rescuing victims, recovering human remains, and providing therapy to the survivors, family members, and human rescue w


September 9, 2017

Barks, Growls, and Tail Wags: How Dogs Communicate


  You and your dog probably “talk” to each other all the time. Well, you actually speak to him; he communicates with you by means of various vocalizations, body language, and those looks in his eyes that you know and love. When he c


September 7, 2017

Give Your Dog R&R to Help Him Remember


You know how great you feel after a good night’s sleep or on waking up from an afternoon nap after you worked at top speed all morning and right through lunch. You feel refreshed, ready to take on new challenges, and ready to think your way thr


September 5, 2017

Why Do Cats Love Boxes So Much?


Cats are funny creatures. If you own a cat or have access to the internet, you have probably seen a cat enjoying an empty cardboard box. Just watching a cat crawling into a box, or better yet sleeping in one, can provide endless entertainment for the


August 30, 2017

Thousands of Stray Dogs Documented in Houston Now Victims of Hurricane Harvey


Homeless dogs in the Houston area were documented just days before Hurricane Harvey hit. See how you can help stray dogs and pets in need!


August 15, 2017

Top 10 Dog Trivia Facts


Who doesn’t enjoy learning a new factoid? Whether you’re a Trivial Pursuit enthusiast or just want to impress your friends at your next party, here are the top 10 trivia facts about dogs.

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