10 Dog Breeds That Make Great Therapy Dogs

Advertisement Therapy dogs can perform a number of jobs – some visit the sick in hospitals, or the elderly in homes. Others sit quietly while being read to by children. But they all have something in common – they brighten the day of everyone they meet! We know any dog can put a smile on … [Read more…]

The End-Of-Life Option That All Pet Parents Should Consider

Advertisement Helping your pet cross the Rainbow Bridge is an excruciating experience that many people cannot even bear to think about until the moment arrives. Although it hurts, planning ahead can help alleviate some of the stress and allow you to make an informed decision when your head is clear. One important option to consider is whether … [Read more…]

How To Manage An Overprotective Dog

Advertisement You know the difference between someone trying to give you a hug versus a chokehold, but your overprotective dog isn’t willing to take the risk. When your friends come to visit, they can’t get close without your dog growling and barking. Your dog might even decide to bite. Being overprotective isn’t a behavioral trait … [Read more…]

Why Do Some Dogs Watch TV?

Advertisement Have you ever seen a dog watch television? Whether or not dogs show interest in the TV comes down to their individual personalities and breed mixes. According to Nicholas Dodman, a veterinary behaviorist at Tufts University, dogs can definitely perceive images and sounds coming from the television. How they react to them is another matter! … [Read more…]

This Might Be The Best Coffee You’ve Ever Tasted, And Has an Awesome Twist Dog People Love

Need a reason to justify that next cup of coffee? Look no further. A new line of coffee called “Drink Coffee. Feed Dogs.” makes a striking promise: Every single cup you drink provides a meal for shelter dog. Teaming up with charity partners GreaterGood.org and RescueBank, iHeartDogs donates a full 25 meals to animal shelters … [Read more…]

These “Brothers From Another Mother” Have Been Waiting Over A Year For Their Forever Homes

Advertisement Lover Boy and Colonel Snazzypants have been at LifeLine Animal Project‘s Dekalb County Shelter for 442 and 381 days respectively. Last year, during a stressful move to a new facility, staff members noticed the two dogs’ physical similarities and decided to see if they would make good roommates. The boys became fast friends and … [Read more…]

Dogs Are More Than Just Welcome At This Apartment Complex – They’re Required!

Advertisement Depending on where you live, it can be difficult to find rental housing that accepts dogs. To solve this problem, Danish entrepreneur Niels Martin Viuff, decided to create apartments for pup-lovers only! The 18-unit complex is set to be built in the Frederikssund Municipality on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. Viuff came up with … [Read more…]