Month: February 2018

Meet the proud, precious members of the Southeastern Guide Dogs Puppy Academy in Palmetto, Florida. While it may look like these pups are just palling around, they are actually up to much more. All of these golden retrievers, labradors and “goldadors” are working to become service dogs for the visually-impaired and veterans with disabilities. Dogs born
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) It’s hard not to break down in tears when you watch a video of a dog reuniting with their beloved human after being separated for months, or even years, on end. You’ve probably seen some of the viral videos of soldiers returning home to be greeted by pups that have emotional
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Sometimes having one of your pet isn’t enough. For those who want more of their mutt’s mug (and who doesn’t?), there are pet portrait classes. The Paint Place in New York City offers the pet-obsessed a chance to create a masterpiece starring their pet. “Paint Your Pet” is the most popular class at The Paint
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There’s a “latte” to love about Boris and Horton. The New York City spot is the first dog-friendly cafe in the Big Apple. Named after the owner’s canines, Boris and Horton offers up coffee, wine, beer and canine companionship. Visitors can bring their own pooch or hang out with the rescue dogs that frequently stop
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  Emotional support animals are at the center of another airline controversy. According to The Washington Post, a emotional support dog injured a girl on a Southwest Airlines flight from Phoenix to Portland, Oregon. This is the latest in a string of emotional support animal issues for airlines, which also includes the eviction of an
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  Pet owners’ devotion to their furry friends knows no bounds, so why aren’t we incorporating our pet’s likeness into our wardrobe more often? Patricia Couture is here to solve that problem with custom PJs. Like the matching pajamas you can get with your canine, this sleepwear is perfect for the pet obsessed. The company
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Regan the dog was a mix of emotions when her owner passed away and she ended up in an animal shelter. Sad, nervous, scared, confused … but, ultimately, the orphaned canine was grateful to find a friend to see her through the transition. Fortunately, the 4-year-old pup ended up in a shelter, Goofy Foot Dog Rescue,
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Tails were wagging over the announcement that the Hallmark Channel was airing the first American Rescue Dog Show, a Westminster style dog show that celebrates what makes shelter canines special, and now we have a winner. Jackie the 11-year-old Labrador retriever mix took the top prize at the 2018 competition, which aired on Feb. 19, with
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Golden retrievers — you know them as the sweet, friendly dogs that are always looking for a pat. But did you know they are also incredibly gentle? We’re talking baby cloud gentle. Golden retriever owners are proving this by participating in the egg challenge. The task is simple: give your golden retriever an egg and have
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