The early summer heat was suddenly more oppressive than ever; the scent of cut green grass became nauseatingly sweet. I couldn't get the sight of the senior dachshund with the tiny legs, trying desperately to keep up as the collar bit into his neck, out of my mind.
As influencer marketing continues to evolve and brands seek out the perfect collaborators to promote their products, it's pet influencers that are lea...
The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative Foundation in Washington, D.C. maintains a database of scientific research that demonstrates the health benefits of spending time with animals, such as lower blood pressure, reduced stress and depression, and increased odds of surviving a heart attack.
Because of the sustained pressure, the number of dogs killed for the dog-eating event has dropped approximately 80 percent according to Animals Asia.
He might have looked endearing like a real-life Garfield, but an overweight cat isn't a healthy cat. Obesity in cats is associated with all sorts of health problems, including kidney disease, cancer and diabetes.
Prevention goes a long way when it comes to our pets. If you take a little time to get your pet ready for the season, all you'll have to stress about is clearing enough space on your phone to snap photos of your weekend warrior.
We buried Bali in our garden. Planted a pomegranate tree over his burial site so we will never forget the member of our family who taught us about unconditional love.
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I saw her mind racing. We were around the same age. She took in my long, dark hair, my mostly wrinkle-free face, my skinny jeans... It's not that I look so young, but I don't "look like" a widow. She covered her heart with her hands, I saw her struggle to come up with the "right thing" to say. "Yours is worse!" she uttered. If grief is a contest, I guess I win.
Everyone loves a good dog video. They're always doing something cute or ridiculous, and quickly spreading across the internet. Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues' latest release is the apex of dog videos - the adorable drooling, farting star is a music icon in the making.
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Sally Hershberger, talented hair stylist to the stars with three successful salons in NY and LA, has the most dizzyingly good-looking dogs, Foxy, the mini Australian Shepard and Bowie, the Toy Australian Shepard.
The phrase "meant to be" is used a lot...perhaps to excess. But a recent adoption at the animal welfare organization I work for truly is an example of something that was meant to be.
Unlike dogs, cats do not travel well. As an owner of two cats, I'll tell you a little secret: traveling with them is no picnic from the human side, either. Unfortunately, it's a necessary evil sometimes.
The vet prepared the needle that would put Lily to rest. She gave Lily the needle and to everyone's astonishment, Lily got up and walked towards my husband. The vet has only seen this happen one other time in her 26 years as a vet. So she turned to my husband and said, "You have to tell her that it is time to go. She doesn't want to leave you so you have to tell her that it's ok."
By late afternoon the blood work had returned indicating that everything was in order, and there was clinically nothing more to be done to explain the lack of appetite and lethargy.