Caroline Blodgett

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How to keep your pet safe and calm during fireworks

We asked an expert.<p>For many of us New Year's Eve is an excuse to celebrate, have fun and drink bubbles but for our pets it can often be a …

Pets

Best gadgets for dog owners

Technology has made life easier for everyone in plenty of small ways, but you may not have considered how it could help you in taking care of your …

Gear & Gadgets

People Are Sobbing Over This Family’s Dog That Found The Collar Of Their Dog That Died

We really, really, really, really don't deserve dogs.

Everyone Gave Up On This Slaughterhouse Puppy, Then One Woman Stepped In And Incredible Transformation Happened

Everyone thought Mia the pup wouldn’t survive, until a young woman named Emily Bobo Parker gave her a second chance at life. The British woman works …

How Pet Dogs Are Helping Out Their Endangered Kin in the Wild

Florida canines have successfully tested collars that may help African wild dogs avoid dying in snares.<p>It's a gruesome scenario that happens all too often: A pack of African wild dogs, led by its alpha pair, is on the hunt, bounding through the savanna after a prey animal. But the chase suddenly …

Airport therapy animals take stress out of travel

Whether you hate to fly or just dread the security lines, airports can be stressful places. There's the race for the gates, the lugging of luggage …

Pets

19 Signs Your Dog Is Your Absolute Best Friend

Dogs > humans.

10 Christmas Gifts for the Pet Who Has Everything

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Your Dog Remembers Every Move You Make

You may not remember what you were doing a few minutes ago. But your dog probably does.<p>A study of 17 dogs found they could remember and imitate their owners' actions up to an hour later. The results, published Wednesday in <i>Current Biology,</i> suggest that dogs can remember and relive an experience much …

Kids begging you for a puppy this year? Know this first

Man’s best friend requires a lot of money and time, so if you’re planning to give the gift of a pet this holiday season, make sure you — and the …

How to Teach A Dog to Roll Over: Tips And Tricks for You And Your Pooch

Do you suddenly feel that your dog is ready to roll over and show you funny tricks? Do you feel that you are ready to dance, jump and take the game …

Dogs

Pet Therapy: How Animals And Humans Heal Each Other

Those of us who own pets know they make us happy. But a growing body of scientific research is showing that our pets can also make us healthy, or healthier.<p>That helps explain the increasing use of animals — dogs and cats mostly, but also birds, fish and even horses — in settings ranging from …

Pets Help People Manage The Pain Of Serious Mental Illness

Any pet owner will tell you that their animal companions comfort and sustain them when life gets rough. This may be especially true for people with serious mental illness, a study finds. When people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder were asked who or what helped them manage the condition, many …

The love of a dog can break your heart

I was writing from home, trying to work out a column about fear and hysteria in Washington, when a pack of kindergartners came to the back fence and rescued me from politics.<p>There were six of them, little girls in their snow clothes, hats and gloves and boots, playing. A few were trying to climb …

A party for puppies dressed as Santa is coming to Columbus Circle

In a world led to ruin by the satanic consumerism of Santacon, only one force can save us: a Holiday Puppy Convention. Next Saturday the 17th, The …