Dogs

Is your dog ready to experience the great outdoors? By: Noodles and Beef Ask any outdoor enthusiast: There’s nothing better than leaving your busy life behind, shutting off the cell phone and truly breathing in the fresh scent of nature, whether you’re deep in the woods or about to summit a mountain. What makes the
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Release the Hounds! You don’t want your pup to be tardy for the party. Aug. 26 is National Dog Day, and canines across America are showing their puppy pride on Instagram (and beyond) with the hashtag #partydog. All types of pups have turned up for this celebration. Let’s check out who’s on the VIP list.
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Non-Sporting Height: 17–20 inches Weight: 40–70 pounds Life Expectancy: Around 15 years The chow chow is a medium-to-large, muscular and powerful dog of Chinese origin. The head is large and can be flanked by long hair, which sometimes makes the dog appear similar to a lion. The large nose is
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The latest in “celebrity animals leading glamorous lives” news comes from multi-hyphenate Paris Hilton. The deejay, known for her eclectic collection of pets, recently posted several pictures of her dog house, or, more accurately, dog mansion, to Twitter. “My dogs live in this two-story doggy mansion that has air conditioning, heating, designer furniture, and a
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Is your dog a strong swimmer? By: wplynn If you’re lucky enough to live near a body of water, it’s likely you’ve been out on a boat at least once or twice. Boating is an excellent recreational activity and comes in so many forms: fishing, whale watching, kayaking or a pleasure cruise. So naturally, we
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It’s hard to imagine what life would be like without my wife, Courtney, and beautiful children – my daughter, Gia, my son, Dominic, and (naturally) our two four-legged children, Julio and Juanita. The truth is I’ve always wanted dogs – and of course, children, however, back when I was single and constantly traveling and working,
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They don’t call this time of year the dog days of summer for nothing. The phrase originated in ancient Europe and refers to the dog star, Sirius, so it’s fitting that Monty’s Dog Beach & Bar in Crikvenica, Croatia, has become a go-to canine travel destination. Located in the small harbor of Podvorska and shaped
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What Is It: NomNomNow, human-grade, restaurant-quality fresh dog food, delivered to your doorstep Who Tried It: Spoon the Dog (@luvspoonie on Instagram), and Saryn Chorney, PEOPLE Pets editor Level of Difficulty: 2 (eating it was easy for Spoon, but figuring out the right portions and arranging for delivery took a bit more effort) Raise your
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Toy Height: 9–10 inches Weight: 8–11 pounds Life Expectancy: 12–15 years Silky terriers are small, loving dogs with Australian roots. The eyes are almond-shaped and dark in color. The small ears are triangular and stand up on the head. The feet are small and — funny enough — resemble the
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In order for your dog to give birth to healthy puppies, you need to feed her a high-quality diet. By: tambako Are you planning on breeding from your female dog? Whether or not it’s right to breed from a pet dog would take up a whole article in itself. For argument’s sake, let’s assume you’ve
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We have reached the peak of human progress. We live in a time where sweatsuits and workout clothes are now not only socially acceptable to wear outside of the home, but FASHIONABLE. In case you didn’t already know, it’s called athleisure. Thankfully, we also live in a time where there are companies that make clothes
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Alone at home, a bored dog may become destructive or anxious. By: vialbost Back-to-school time is upon us, and that means 1 thing: Relaxing, lazy routines are going bye-bye (at least, until next summer rolls around). It’s time to start setting early alarms, packing school lunches and leaving the house quiet during the day. It’s
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A dog walker can exercise your dog and keep them company while you’re at work all day. By: Manik Rathee Apartment living can be tough. Small spaces, loud neighbors and a lack of control over your own home each come with certain difficulties. Try adding a dog to the mix, and living in a rental
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Terrier Height: 10 inches Weight: 18–22 pounds Life Expectancy: 15 years Scottish terriers, a.k.a. Scotties, are small, playful terriers with short legs. They are the most popular breed in the White House, being in the White House with 3 U.S. presidents: Roosevelt, Eisenhower and George W. Bush. These small terriers
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Warm-weather allergies may make your dog’s face feel itchy. By: chendidi One of the perks of being a vet is getting to cuddle puppies and kittens. I also love how people adore their pets. It’s heartwarming to see how concerned they are when something isn’t quite right. Indeed, this week’s post was inspired by 2
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It looks like a scene out of 101 Dalmatians, even if it’s really only seven border collie puppies. The adorably precarious situation unfolded on July 22 and a video was posted to Facebook by Jon Ashe of Sussex in the U.K. The post was also shared to the Sainsbury grocery store’s Facebook page, where it
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Kelly Moffatt didn’t even consider changing the name of the English Black Labrador Retriever who came to live with her in 2012. “He was already named Bandit and I liked the name,” said Moffatt, a psychosocial counselor at the Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis (TRISL). “Bandit is an outlaw who doesn’t follow the rules. I
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Knowing dog’s body language may help when you’re faced with an anxious pup. By: highlander411 Anxiety seems to be becoming more prevalent — or more spoken about — in societies around the world. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIH), 18 percent of the U.S. population is affected by anxiety. Pets also feel
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Our condolences go out to Chloë Grace Moretz, who posted the news of her dog’s death on Instagram on Tuesday. Fuller the dog had been the actress’s “best friend” since she was a kid. While it’s always tough to suffer the loss of a beloved animal, the sadness and nostalgia attached to a childhood pet
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