This article was first published on Time.com. Bringing a gift for your host when you’re visiting from out of town is often a courteous move and something that Turkmenistan’s president, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov obviously believes in as he brought quite the gift for Russian president Vladimir Putin on a trip to the Bocharov Ruchei state residence
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Shih Tzus are true companion dogs. Bred for centuries to be man’s best friend, it is no wonder that Shih Tzu puppies are amongst the most popular of toy breeds. Thinking about bringing a Shih Tzu puppy into your life? Read on to see what to expect. 1. Their name isn’t pronounced like a swear
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Pet parenting styles. (Photo Credit: Shutterstock) If you go to the dog park you’ll see a wide variety of human and dog interactions and parenting styles. Some people are more attentive, while others sit on a bench in the shade and talking on the cellphone or reading a book, barely paying any attention to their
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) “Obesity is a big problem in pets, just as it is with people, and exercising helps keep the dog’s weight down,” said Dr. Susan Nelson, Kansas State veterinarian and assistant professor of clinical sciences. “Dogs also need an outlet to relieve their energy or else they may develop destructive behavior. Your
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Question: I live in Arizona where it gets very hot in the summer. Should we shave our dog to help keep her cool? Answer: My patients often ask me this very same question, and I also see many dogs on the street during summer who have been shaved. Unfortunately, shaving a
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Fans couldn’t wait to see the second trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi that dropped on Monday night — and Carrie Fisher‘s beloved French bulldog Gary had all eyes on General Leia Organa. The official Instagram account of the pup, which boasts 142,000 followers, shared a heartbreaking photo of Gary watching a TV with his mother’s character on the screen.
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The Dachshund’s short legs and unique body shape makes him an ideal digger and hunter of tunneling prey. Anyone who has ever witnessed a dog digging a hole in the ground has no doubt been amazed (and envious) at the speed and skill exhibited by their canine friend. They make it look easy, and they
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If you’re reading this story you’ve probably got an older dog. And if you’ve got an older dog you should probably have pet insurance. If you don’t have it, you’re not alone. Only three percent of pet owners have pet insurance, according to the American Animal Hospital Association, which seems astonishingly low when you consider
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Astute fans may have noticed a new accessory around Ryan Gosling‘s neck recently: the dog tags of his beloved pup, George. And on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Friday, Gosling confirmed some sad news: George died in December at the age of 17. “He was a good friend to me,” Gosling told DeGeneres, a fellow
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Man’s best friend can also be his protector. On Tuesday, William Odom, 2, of Saucier, Missouri, went missing from his home, reports WBTV. His parents, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and the neighborhood all joined together to search for the child, who they worried could be alone and in danger. Once the group found the
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We’ve seen tall cats and long tails, but this is our first tremendous tongue. Mochi is now the proud owner of the Guinness World Record for Longest Dog Tongue (current). The award-winning appendage is an eye-popping 7.3 in. — that’s longer than Gene Simmons’ tongue! Mochi, a rescue St. Bernard living in South Dakota, loves
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Today is National Bacon Day, a day dedicated to the cooking and eating of bacon, which is in sharp contrast to the other 364 days of the year, which are dedicated to the cooking and eating of bacon. We wondered how dogs are celebrating National Bacon Day, because of all the cooking and eating of
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When someone refers to a “Pit Bull puppy,” you can probably picture a certain kind of dog in your head, but you might be interested to know that there is no such breed as “Pit Bull.” The term Pit Bull actually refers to a few different breeds, including the American Staffordshire Terrier, the American Bully, and
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Basal cell carcinomas and tumors are the most common forms of skin cancer found in dogs. Most basal cell tumors in dogs are benign, though they can become malignant. Malignant tumors are referred to as “carcinomas”. When they are caught early, most basal cell carcinomas can be treated without further complications, usually
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Why Does My Dog Lean On Me? (Picture Credit: @bellaccini’s Instagram) Does your dog lean? Most dog owners have experienced a dog leaning on their legs at least once in their life. Your dog simply sits or stands next to you and casually leans a bulk of her weight against your calf. And, more often
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Question: I know jogging isn’t a good idea — what exercises are appropriate for my pup until she’s full grown? Answer: It’s not that jogging is a bad idea; it is just too easily overdone. If you keep everything in moderation and use good sense you should be okay. Small dogs should not be asked to run
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Cleaning the Pet Friendly Home Got pets? Then you’ve probably got odors, stains, and fur in places you never knew you had. Fortunately, canines and a clean house are not mutually exclusive properties. We’ve got expert recommendations, product reviews, and tricks of the trade to help keep your home aromatic and germ free. And remember:
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Los Angeles International Airport is working to make the friendly skies even kinder, following the devastating shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday night. LAX is fighting the despair caused by the worst shooting in modern American history with extra doses of love. On Monday, airport staff announced they would be increasing the number of comfort
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