Pets

How do you make new friends as an adult? Be like the golden retriever

When you are an adult, it is hard to make new friends. I myself used to be real weird about it. At a party, for example, a potential friend might ask about my favorite sandwich. <i>This is it!</i> I would think. <i>My big shot! What’s a cool kind of sandwich to like?</i> But in my eagerness to impress, my mind …

Dogs

Terminally-ill shelter dog has a bucket list

An Arizona shelter dog with terminal cancer is being treated to a bucket list of activities for his final days.<p>The Maricopa County Animal Care and …

Dogs

Feline chilled inside Turkey’s cat village, which has playgrounds, villas and hammocks

A cat village has been set up in Antalya, Turkey, with villa-style houses, hammocks and playgrounds designed exclusively for approximately 100 street cats.<p>The village was built by the founder of the Street Animals Protection Association, Mehmet Orhan, his wife Müjgan and volunteers in the …

Wildlife

This Puppy is the ‘80s Heartthrob of your Dreams

Brussels.Sprout was born in the wrong decade.<p>Remember the ending of <i>Sixteen Candles</i> when Jake Ryan (hello, dreamy!) and Sam were sitting on top the …

Puppies

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ Producer “Horrified” Seeing Video Of Dog Almost Drowning On Set; PETA Calls For Boycott Of Film

Gavin Polone, the producer of <i>A Dog’s Purpose</i> who is also an animal rights activist and has actually written publicly about making sure animals are …

Dogs

Golden retriever saves life of Michigan man stuck in snow

12:28 p.m. ET<p>President-elect Donald Trump's administration is reportedly planning massive cuts to the Energy Department's budget, and former Gov. …

Golden Retriever

"Sad Dogs Outside Shops" Is The Cutest & Saddest Facebook Page To Ever Exist

If you're ever worried that the world is so much of a dumpster fire that you've become desensitized to any and all emotion, don't worry. These pictures of sad dogs waiting outside stores for their owners will be sure to bring some feels back into your cold heart.<p>Documented by the Facebook group Sad …

Dogs

Hollywood Animal Trainer Reveals What 'A Dog's Purpose' Did Wrong

Veteran Hollywood animal trainer Bill Berloni said it was “gut-wrenching” to watch the leaked footage from the set of “A Dog’s Purpose” showing a …

German Shepherd

Investigation opened into 'disturbing' treatment of German shepherd on set of A Dog's Purpose

An investigation is now underway into how a German shepherd was treated on the set of the new movie<i> A Dog's Purpose</i>.<i>TMZ</i> posted a video it says was …

German Shepherd

The Mill Now Has Booze, a Napa Cat Cafe, and More A.M. Intel - Eater SF

<b>There’s now beer and wine at The Mill</b><p>September brought news that Divisadero coffee and toast shop The Mill wanted to start serving beer and wine, and in typical slow San Francisco permitting, it took four months for that to happen. But the beer and wine is now in place — specifically Pizza Port …

Cat Cafe

Veterinary Interns Speak Out Against Exploitation

Thirteen individuals described their current or former internship experience as akin to being "slave laborers."

Veterinary Medicine

Lost dog named Banano makes fast friends with Toronto police officers

Officers spent the morning bringing him water and taking him for walks<p>A lost German shepherd made fast friends with a pair of police officers early …

Dogs

The 13 most pet-friendly hotels in America

The most over-the-top hotel perks (think free Wi-Fi, personal butlers and sex toys on tap) might guide your vacation booking but what would you do if …

Hotels

How to Overcome Unconscious Bias

Imagine playing a game where you’re seated in front of four decks of cards. On the back of two decks are pictures of puppies; on the other two are …

Life Sciences

Critter Corner: Yes, the right dogs and cats can get along fine

<b>Dear Miss Behavin’:</b> Can dogs and cats really get along? <b>The answer is:</b> Yes! In the right circumstances with the right personalities, dogs and cats can …

Cats

Lisa Vanderpump Putting Her 'Dog's Purpose' Commercial Money to Good Use

EXCLUSIVE<p><b>Lisa Vanderpump</b>'s excitement about promoting "<b>A Dog's Purpose</b>" was crushed when she saw the disturbing video of a terrified German Shepherd …

German Shepherd

Cats around the nation were super fascinated by the Spy In The Wild animals

<b>It wasn’t just human viewers left captivated by the latest episode of Spy In The Wild.</b><p>WATCH: You will long for a pet otter after watching this …

Wildlife

Out of the Shadows, the Wildcats You've Never Seen

Elusive, obscure, and eclipsed in popularity by their larger cousins, small cats are amazing, high-performance predators.<p>This story appears in the February 2017 issue of <i>National Geographic</i> magazine.<p>“She’s very close,” Germán Garrote whispers, pointing to a handheld receiver picking up Helena’s …

Wildlife

Spotted Cat Music Club expanding to St. Claude Avenue with new restaurant

A club that helped remake Frenchmen Street as an all-day destination for live music is now expanding to another section of New Orleans now seeing a …

Food & Dining

Britain's Pet Dogs Are Overweight And It's A National Problem

A study of over half a million dogs by Pets at Home has revealed the average UK dog weighs a whopping 22 per cent more than its ideal weight.<p>The pet retailer analysed the weights of 508,909 dogs across the country and found that Swinton in Yorkshire had the heaviest canines, with the average dog …

Dogs

9 Puppy Bowl Pit Bull Pups Wearing Your Fetch Flower Crowns

1 of 9<p>Had enough Puppy Bowl puppies? That's a rhetorical question. The answer is obviously "of course not!"<p>Along with taking playful portraits of the …

Dogs

The “Puppy Photoshoot” is Poised to Become THE Hot New Pet Trend

Babies out, puppies IN.<p>If you are a new parent—or know any new parents at all—you are most likely familiar with the phenomenon of the professional …

Dogs

Leaked Video From 'A Dog's Purpose' Set Calls Film's Treatment Of Animals Into Question

A trainer pushes the dog into rough water as it tries to claw its way out.<p><i>Warning: The video above might be unsuitable for certain viewers.</i><p>After seeing a press screening of “A Dog’s Purpose,” an upcoming film based on the best-selling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, I was floored by the animals’ …

German Shepherd

What 'walkies' says about your relationship with your dog

Hurry up! ShutterstockDogs love “walkies”. And unless it’s pouring with rain and blowing a gale, so do their owners. But there’s much more to this …

Dogs

PHOTOS: 11 Outrageously Adorable Little Kid and Huge Dog Duos

There are few things that people can agree on in life, but the cuteness of little kids and big dogs is a near certainty.<p>For decades, the world has …

Dogs

A Mischievous Dog Uses His Long Nose to Cover the Hole He Dug in the Backyard

Busted pic.twitter.com/8LVVBME3Bt<p>— Ali (@AliWyland) August 26, 2016<p>In August 2016, a silly golden retriever named Jack was surreptitiously digging a …

Dogs

We Found a Puppy That is Even More Depressed About the Weather Than We Are

Her sad li’l nod only makes us feel worse.<p>No matter your species, we can all agree that winter is the worst. It is COLD, it is GREY, it is raining …

Puppies

Baby dies after being attacked by family’s German shepherd, San Marcos police say | Animals

The father told investigators that he'd fallen asleep while his child napped in a baby bouncer, and that when he awoke 20 minutes later, he found the …

Dogs

PETA rewards Denver firefighters for saving dogs from icy ponds with vegan cookies

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is recognizing Denver firefighters for using their lifesaving ice-rescue skills to save man’s best …

Dogs

Emergency Surgery Saves Life of Kitty Who Swallowed Cat-Shaped Toy

Kitty the cat was quite full of herself — and we mean that in the most literal sense.<p>The cat from Denton, England, nearly died recently after she …

Cats