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Golden Retriever Puppy Fights A Door Stopper

To this little one, door stoppers are a menace to civil society and must be stopped by all means necessary.

Retrievers

15 Italian Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re not an Italian nonna with decades of pasta-making experience, these classic recipes make an excellent (and relatively simple) introduction …

Fewer pets on planes? New legislation seeks to tighten standards

Lawmakers in Washington D.C. will consider tightening restrictions on what animals will be allowed to accompany passengers when they fly commercially.<p>…

No, a Human Year Isn't Equivalent to 7 'Dog Years'

Here's how old your dog really is.<p>Dogs age at different rates compared to humans, but the simple rule of seven dog years to one human year is far …

Mourning a Dog Can Be Harder Than Mourning a Person

"Many studies show our relationships with dogs can be even more satisfying than our human relationships."<p>Recently, my wife and I went through one of the more excruciating experiences of our lives—the euthanasia of our beloved dog, Murphy. I remember making eye contact with Murphy moments before she …

Pets

Prehistoric Puppy May Be Earliest Evidence of Pet-Human Bonding

A new analysis of 14,000-year-old canine reveals the earliest evidence for an emotional attachment with man’s best friend.<p>Dogs may have been man’s best friend — and treated as such— since the earliest days of domestication.<p>According to a study published recently in the <i>Journal of Archaeological</i> …

10 Cool Trailers and Campervans You Can Rent For Your Next Adventure

Few things capture the spirit of intrepid road-tripping and outdoor adventuring better than trailers and campervans.<p>However, don't worry if you're not quite ready to buy your own mobile mini home just yet. Thanks to the following 10 rental companies, you can enjoy the freedom and convenience of …

How to Certify Your Dog as a Therapy, Search or Rescue Service Dog

When you’ve had a stressful day, coming home to your treasured dog is an instant mood-lifter. Just ask any dog-lover — dogs don’t care how you look, …

How to Train an Outdoorsy Dog

<b>I’m at a puppy-class learning the basics of how to groom a hyperactive pup into a dutiful dog.</b> It’s all very helpful for the day-to-day.<p>But looking …

Pets

WATCH: These Affordable Machine-Washable Area Rugs Are Total Game Changers

Soiled rugs are a universal woe. Whether you’re a parent to a tiny human and are haunted by art supplies and juice drinks, or a pet parent in the …

Rundown ponies treated hot stone massages, face masks and a dip in the hot tub at uk ‘horse spa’

<b>By Hayley Pugh</b><p>These hot and bothered ponies have been treated to a pamper day - including face masks and a dip in the hot tub at this UK 'horse …

Awesome Adventure Lodges That Won't Break the Bank

Adventure<p>We found five impressive spots you can actually afford.<p>Camping might make you feel one with nature, but it far from guarantees a good night’s rest. At the same time, shelling out for quality accommodations in America’s most spectacular outdoor destinations can be a hard-to-justify …

Melanesia

The Best Months to Visit Iceland (Video)

When Iceland's economy buckled under the pressure of a crumbling currency back in 2008, the island instantly became accessible to travelers with a …

European Travel

The Way You And Your Dog Share A Bed Can Say A Lot About Your Relationship

Sleeping with another person can be cozy, but being able to snuggle up with your dog is great.<p>Like people, dogs have all kinds of sleeping habits. In …

Do Therapy Dogs Suffer from Stress When They Are Working?

It was during a conversation at a reception which included a number of psychologists and other social scientists when someone asked me about using …

Golden Retriever Gets a Puppy for Christmas

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Jennifer Garner Reads a Bedtime Story to Her Dog – Who Promptly Falls Asleep

If there was an Oscar for reading bedtime stories, Jennifer Garner would be a shoo-in – just ask her golden retriever, Birdie.<p>The star is so good …

These 3,000 golden retrievers could help all dogs live longer, healthier lives

Most dogs get poked and prodded at the veterinarian’s office. Piper, a 4-year-old golden retriever in Chicago, gets far more scrutiny than that.Her …

Penny, Golden Retriever (6 m/o), Boston Common, Boston, MA • “She sometimes bites us.”

You Can Now Carve a Jack-O-Lantern That Looks Like Your Dog

There’s a new trend to pumpkin carving this year thanks to Pedigree – the #DogOLantern!<p>While many people carve a classic jack-o-lantern, you can take …

Travel To Kauai, Hawaii : You Need To Visit This Place In Your Lifetime

Kauai, Hawaii: The Napali Coast. Saw manta ray, dolphins in the 100’s, sea turtles, seals and beautiful humpback whales.<p>Wailua Falls, Wailua River, …

Machu Picchu Hiking Tour | National Geographic Adventures

The Best Islands in the World

Condé Nast Traveler readers ranked the 30 best islands in the world outside the U.S. in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards survey, from far-flung gems in Southeast Asia to volcanic outcrops in the Mediterranean.<p>1<p>Boracay, Philippines<p>2<p>Cebu and Visayan Islands, Philippines<p>3<p>Palawan, Philippines<p>4<p>Mallorca, …

Meet the very good dogs who flew to Las Vegas to comfort mass shooting survivors

Not all trauma can be seen, so it takes a special kind of help in order to heal.<p>When victims of attacks like the shooting in Las Vegas are …

Las Vegas

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Puppy kisses may be one of the best therapies for us, and therapy dogs offer a very specific service. There is no age or breed requirement and a …

Therapy Dogs

25 Cozy Slow-Cooker Meals That Basically Make Themselves

The ultimate comfort food recipes, right this way.

The best pet trackers you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Any pet owner will agree that pets are more than just companions, they are members of the family. When a pet goes missing, it induces the …