Some not-so-sweet news for chocolate Labrador retrievers. According to Live Science, a new study that appeared in the Oct. 21 edition of the journal Canine Genetics and Epidemiology found that chocolate Labs are less healthy than yellow and black Labs, and have a shorter lifespan than differently colored Lab dogs. For the study, researchers examined
It was’t long ago that 8-year-old Sasha was found tied to a lamppost near a medical complex in Clayton, North Carolina. Tucked into the sad dog’s collar was a note from whoever abandoned the animal, asking that he be given to a “loving home.” Thought the note did not mention why Sasha was surrendered this
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Boston Terrier puppies are quite the individuals. They can be silly and playful, calm and majestic, or alert and protective. Although each Boston Terrier puppy their own personality, there is one thing they all have in common: they are downright charming. If you are thinking about going to a shelter or a rescue for your
(Image Credit: Getty Images) Believe it or not, our canine companions get stressed. The circumstances and degrees of this can vary from dog to dog since no two are alike, but it’s nevertheless it’s something important of which all dog owners must be wary. Also, like humans, dogs can show their stress in different ways.
It’s where the best of Internet gather to celebrate each other — and now pooches are joining the party. For the first time ever, The Streamy Awards has a category that is going to the dogs. This year The Streamys will include the “Milk-Bone Dog of the Year Honor.” Three worthy canines are nominated for the
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Thanksgiving’s furriest tradition just got a little cuter. The National Dog Show, which airs annually on NBC on Thanksgiving Day, recently announced that two new breeds are entering the competition starting this year. The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen and Nederlandse Kooikerhondje will be joining the more than 2,000 canines that walk the National Dog Show ring.
The nose knows, especially when it comes to the people you love. Opal is a 7-month-old Australian shepherd who was born blind and deaf, reports 12 News. She was recently adopted by Forrest and Christine Hutchings Bray from the The Double J Dog Ranch in Hauser, Idaho, and brought back to their home in Spokane, Washington.
These pets just love rolling around in the mud. Come and join us for this brand new compilation of the muddiest dogs, cats and all other types of animals.
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Who doesn’t love puppies? Experts consider puppyhood, particularly the first three to four months, to be the most important period of a dog’s life. In that short window, a dog’s experiences shape their views about what’s safe and what’s scary—opinions that can be hard to change later on. That’s why training, socialization, and building good
(Photo Credit: World Rabies Day) Rabies is likely the most widely-known animal disease in the world. But thankfully, on World Rabies Day each year, we are reminded that it is also one of the most preventable. This annual day of awareness was launched in 2007 to help educate people about the dangers of rabies in
(Picture Credit: wakila/Getty Images) Obesity in dogs is almost as common as obesity in humans. In fact, experts say an estimated 56 percent of dogs are overweight or obese in the United States. The health consequences of these extra pounds are just as serious, too: overweight dogs put greater stress on their joints, hearts, lungs,
Basset Hounds are solid, stocky dogs. By: iStock.com/dageldog 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Hound Height: 13–14 inches Weight: Around 70 pounds Life Expectancy: 8–13 years Hounds are often divided into 2 subgroups: scent hounds and sight hounds. Scent hounds rely primarily on their keen sense of smell to track prey, sight hounds on their eyesight. Basset Hounds are
Rover.com, an online destination used to find pet sitters and dog walkers, has helped walk more than 150,000 canines. That’s one way to say that the staff at Rover.com knows a lot about poop — but somehow, they wanted to know more. The site recently released its Scoop on Dog Poop survey. Since Rover walkers take
Richmond Animal Care and Control (RACC) had to share a sad message with its “FB Family” on Wednesday. According to the Virginia facility’s Facebook post, the shelter found a 7-year-old neutered male pit bull tied the porch of an abandoned house. Worse yet, the former pet had a horrible injury. “We found him with a
Want to here something real spooky? Halloween is full of pet dangers. Don’t stress! Where there are issues there are answers. And PEOPLE Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin is the man with the expertise. One of the most dangerous issues that can arise during Halloween comes from the candy. Both chocolate and raisins are extremely
This is a video you need to watch with the sound on, because this little puppy has something to say. At just a few weeks old, this tiny faux Frenchie (a Boston terrier and French bulldog mix) named Penelope hasn’t found her voice quite yet, but that hasn’t stopped her from trying to chat. In
While many in the Florida panhandle are assessing the damage caused by Hurricane Michael, a Category 4 storm, 46 shelter pets are resting easy in a different part of the state. According to Fox 4, the Humane Society of Naples rushed two vans earlier this week to Tallahassee’s Animal Service Center to save 37 dogs and
It’s lucky number 13! Shortly after receiving more than $32,000 from America’s Got Talent‘s Simon Cowell, Humane Society International used the funds to help finance a rescue operation in South Korea. “His support helped financially but also in raising awareness. We met people in South Korea who has heard of his donation and it really had
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Kora and Milo are an odd couple living under the same roof. The black-and-white Alaskan Klee Kai and floppy-eared bunny (respectively) both belong to Violett Beane. “I can’t even remember what my life was like before them,” Beane, 22, tells PeopleTV. The The Flash actress says both of her adorable pets are independent spirits who
Peyton List is in puppy love. The Disney Channel star, known for Jessie and Bunk’d, recently adopted a pit bull/Doberman mix puppy named Bette. List, 20, adores her furry best friend, often snuggling up to the dog, even though Bette has outgrown some of her favorite sleeping positions. “You think of that mix — those dogs —
Shell’s owner just wanted to make sure her “very sweet girl” found a loving home — and that’s exactly what happened. Last week, the small dog was surrendered at Stray Rescue of St. Louis with a heartbreaking note attached. The portion of the letter that Stray Rescue posted on Facebook reads: To Stray Rescue: I
Beagles are the 5th most popular dog breed in America and are adored for their curious, warm personalities. Beagles have nosed their way into the cultural zeitgeist, appearing as a fighter pilot named Snoopy in the Peanuts comic strips and in countless books and films (Who else bawled like a baby while reading Shiloh?). Thinking
(Image Credit: Getty Images) If you’re a nerd like me you’ve played a lot of Dungeons & Dragons. Or maybe you’ve only played a little bit. For those that don’t know, Dungeons & Dragons is an old-school tabletop RPG that includes character sheets, die rolling, role-playing, and sometimes math. You create a character and determine their gender,