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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.


How to Certify Your Dog as a Therapy, Search or Rescue Service Dog - One Green Planet

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 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 …

English Bulldogs

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 …

Home Decorating

Inside the controversial dog versus boar death matches of Indonesia

Animal rights activists have condemned horrific jungle death matches between wild pitbulls and boars.<p>Gruesome photographs show blood-soaked dogs …

Awesome Adventure Lodges That Won't Break the Bank

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 luxury.<p>We scoured …


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?

Worries that therapy dogs get stressed during treatment and intervention sessions appear to be unfounded.


Golden Retriever Gets a Puppy for Christmas

Save videos for later by signing up or logging in<p>With "My Queue" you can quickly save videos to watch later.<p>To add an item to your queue just click the sign next to the video.<p>Once you've added a video visit "My Queue" to start watching!

Cute Animals

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 …


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

Wind your way from lodge to lodge through the luxuriant forests and snow-capped peaks of Peru’s stunning Cordillera Vilcabamba. Trek among glaciers …

South America

The Best Islands in the World

<i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> 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.

Vikings Instagram Group Wagging All the Way to the Windy City

This week, we’re seeing the city of Chicago from a whole new perspective. Over the past year, we’ve partnered with photographers from cities like</b> …

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

How to Train a Puppy to Become a Therapy Dog

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 …


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><i>Whistle/Business Insider</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>Any pet owner will agree that pets are more than just companions, they are members of the family. …


Turkey has a golden retriever problem. America can help.

It's almost 6,000 miles from Istanbul to Atlanta, and it's going to be a long flight. The passengers on this flight really need to stretch their legs …


Golden Retriever Becomes Completely Mesmerized by a Squirrel Video Playing on an iPad

A beautiful golden retriever named Harper rested his front paws on the living room ottoman and put his nose directly in front of an iPad playing a …

Longest-working therapy dog at Seattle Children's Hospital retires Video

The staff and patients will miss Abe's weekly rounds.

6 Delicious Soba Noodle Recipes

1<p>Soba Noodle Veggie Bowl With Tahini Dressing<p>This build-your-own noodle bowl is just as fun to assemble as it is to eat. Don’t skimp on the creamy …


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