Dogs

Scientists Have Discovered Why Dogs Are Humanity's Best Friend

"<p>Tell us something we don't know.<p>Scientists have confirmed what all dog owners have long known to be true, that our furry friends are in fact more like family than pets.<p>This is as a new study has found people and doggos actually have a similar genetic makeup (they do say canines look like their …

Pets

This Shiplap Is Killing Me: 8 Things I Hate About HGTV

I’m in a long-term, heterosexual relationship. That means a few things.<p>One, it means that I’ve had to learn that there is some truth to all of the …

Labrador Retriever

A Playful Kitten Repeatedly Bats the Nose of a Tolerant Dog Who Prefers to Take Nap Instead

by Lori Dorn at on<p>A teeny-tiny snowball white kitten was left a bit disconcerted when her efforts to encourage her canine sibling to play went …

Cats

Here’s what makes dogs so friendly (and ridiculously adorable)

U.S. scientists have finally nailed down exactly what makes dogs wag their tails and jump for joy when their owners walk through the door.<p>The results …

Canadian News

This dog led his owners to a box of abandoned kittens, instantly became a foster dad

A few of his jobs include making sure they don’t wander too far away, and helping them walk in a steady way. (For a brand new kitten, it’s a little …

Cats

Grass cutter’s open letter to dog owners after being hit in the face 100 times by poo

<b>A grandmother has branded dog owners ‘irresponsible’ in an open letter after getting covered in poo for the 100th time while mowing the local</b> …

Cemeteries

Dog-Inspired Kitchen Tools That Are Perfect for Pet Lovers

They say that dogs are man’s best friend, but the same can be said about a slice of cheesecake or a delicious brisket. In fact, there are times when …

Pets

Get along, little doggy: Yellow Lab rides horse around Texas farm

A yellow Labrador retriever named Maizey is turning heads after starring in a video that shows her riding a horse.<p>In the video, Maizey sits in a …

Texas

Meet My Dog, Barnaby, Aspiring Instagram ‘Pup-fluencer’

My dog, Barnaby, wanted it all. So did I.<p>I was working on a Pet City column about famous Instagram dogs and their lucrative side careers as professional spokes-pets. I went to a pop-up promo event for Scotch-Brite featuring some of New York City’s highest-wattage “pup-fluencers,” as the marketing …

Pets

Why Dog Breeds Look So Very Different, But Cats Don't

From the Abyssinian to the Turkish van, cat lineages have been bred for decades to produce felines with minor physical distinctions. These include …

Pets

Why are dogs so friendly? It's in their genes

Dogs evolved from wolves, but along the way, a genetic change affected their congeniality.<p>One of the main reasons we like dogs so much is that they …

Lifestyle

Trenton Thunder’s Bat Dog, Rookie, Is Bad At His Job, Still A Good Boy

1,837<p>When you hire a dog as your bat boy, there’s always the possibility things can go awry.<p>Rookie, the Trenton Thunder’s bat dog, got the call up to …

Eastern League

Vlad and the City - Pit Bulls & Parolees

Animal Planet's Executive Producer Lisa Lucas sits down with Tia Torres after the Season 6 premiere for a little Q&A in the all-new Aftershow. See …

Animals

Oakville woman heading to Mexico for puppy rescue

An Oakville animal lover will soon travel to Mexico where she will rescue five puppies and bring them to Canada so they can find loving homes.

Canadian News

Shannon Beador’s Dog Archie Watching Himself on the Premiere of RHOC is Too Pure

Archie loves being a TV star!<p>Have we ever mentioned how much we love <i>The Real Housewives of Orange County</i>’s Shannon Beador’s golden retriever Archie? …

Bravo TV

This Golden Retriever Gave Birth to a Rare Green Puppy

Welcome to the world, Forest! 💚<p>It may not be easy being green, but it is easy being cute if you're this unique newborn pup.<p>According to <i>People</i>, a three-year-old Golden Retriever from the Scottish Highlands named Rio recently gave birth to a litter of nine pups — including a little green one. The …

Golden Retriever

How Good Is a Dog's Ability to Remember People?

Source: Fritz Liess photo - Creative Content License<p>"I'm just afraid that Taffy is going to forget us when we're gone. I've been told that dogs' …

Golden Retriever

A Gentle Yellow Lab Gives a Neighboring Siberian Husky a Comforting Hug Across a Wooden Fence

by Lori Dorn at on<p>A wonderfully sweet yellow Labrador retriever named Messy offered his neighbor, an anxious Siberian husky named Audi, an …

Siberian Husky

9 Indisputable Facts About Every Single Person Who Has a German Shepherd

It you.<p>German Shepherds are intelligent, watchful and curious dogs. They are world-class sniffers. They will patrol your house and all backyard …

German Shepherd

Meet the baby deer saving Golden Retriever who took the internet by ‘Storm’

https://www.thespec.com/news-story/7460920-meet-the-baby-deer-saving-golden-retriever-who-took-the-internet-by-storm-/<p>Clearly, he is a …

Golden Retriever

Genetics Research Explains Why Dogs Are Very Good Boys

Domesticated dogs and wolves have a genetic mutation that makes them friendly.<p>There’s something about dogs that truly makes them man’s best friend. …

Pets

Treat your pup to Amazon’s free Dog Food Box after $12 credit

Amazon is now offering its Prime Members the Dog Food and Treats Sample Box for <b>$11.99 shipped</b><b>.</b> The latest sample offering from Amazon comes with 7 various meals and snacks for your pup to try out. The best part, each box includes a $12 credit off your next pet product purchase, making it …

Dog Food

Acting Squirrelly

An eccentric mutt finds her true calling<p>We’re down to three and one-eighths dogs, plus the tailless cat. So that’s three and one-eighths dogs, and seven-eighths of a cat. The one-eighth dog, Max, is a Chihuahua that I inherited. He’s fifteen years old, and will live to be about forty-nine, I’m …

New York Times Issues Quite Possibly The Cutest Correction About Dog

Because it's a very good paper. Yes it is!<p>The New York Times deserves a belly rub for this one.<p>Like many news outlets on Tuesday, the Times covered the sweet story of Storm, the hero dog who rescued a drowning fawn in Long Island’s Port Jefferson Harbor.<p>Unfortunately, the Times misidentified …

New York Times

The Queen has adopted a new corgi named whisper

She "fell in love" with the pup while taking it for a walk<p>Despite saying that she did not want to take on any additional pets several years ago, …

Pets

Viral Dog Saves Drowning Fawn & Gives Us The Most Adorable NY Times Correction Of All Time

An area golden retriever is being hailed as "a very good boy" after saving a drowning fawn off the coast of Long Island over the weekend.<p>In video of …

Pets

Untangling the Mystery of How Fido Became Humankind's Best Friend

For decades scientists have debated how, where and when the wolf became the dog. Now a new study hints that dogs were domesticated just once, …

Anthropology

DSPCA caring for four puppies seized at Dublin Port this afternoon

An Irish couple who were travelling to the UK were stopped and questioned by Revenue officers.<p>They did not have pet passports for the dogs and the …

News (Ireland)

Video: The adorable mini pig ‘Hank’ is an internet celebrity and a philanthropist

He raised $4,000 for a food bank by displaying a bunch of cool moves and looking adorable in every picture.<p>this is my best friend hank still just so …

Food Bank

How To Run Safely With Your Dog – Men's Running UK

When training becomes a bit of a chore, it can seem hard to regain your focus and positivity – so why not try livening things up by running with the …

Pets