Today, I said goodbye to my Big Girl Lexi, my Bernese Mountain Dog. She was only 7, turning 8 in May, but by her breed standards she was well into her golden years.
Preventing PETA from killing pets in its home state of Virginia will be a major triumph, but it is only the first step. The animals they kill personally -- tens of thousands -- are simply a fraction of those that they cause to be killed nationwide.
The beauty of fashion objects often stand in harsh contrast to the ugliness of how they're made. And that ugliness is avidly avoided, intentionally hidden beneath layers of expensive marketing, or -- in the case of something like fur -- transformed into a transgressive indulgence.
It seems PETA is going to be punished for taking and killing Maya, a little girl's pet chihuahua. The putative "animal rights" organization -- which hauled in $50,000,000 in donations last year -- will be forced to pay a $500 fine.
Canada, we need to talk. It's a little bit crazy that we're still having this conversation about this crucial element of responsible pet ownership. We wish spay/neuter was something everyone did, without question.
A dog was found frightened and trapped in a gate by a man in India. The dog was stuck in the gate by his waist, unable to pull his hind legs through.
It's a bad sign when I'm on a date and I miss my dog. If I look forward to drooly, droopy jowls rather than Mr. Comb-over's kiss, it's time to call a cab. Don't get me wrong; I love men. It's just that in a lot of cases, I love my dog more.
I quite often write blogs about how to prepare healthy meals. But what about our pets? I have always thought, if I am eating healthy then Seymour (my 16-year-old feline friend) should eat healthy too.
Bentley the Shih Tzu was the victim of a terrible person. Bentley was dropped at a shelter in Meltham, England, covered with mats and smelling like oil.
I wish I could claim psychic powers. But predictable smear campaigns are, by their nature, predictable.
Harsh winter weather can have serious impacts on the health of our beloved canine companions, and so far, 2015 has kicked off with some headline-makin...
A dog was injured by a car in southeast D.C. Wednesday. His canine friend was uninjured but refused to leave his best friend's side, staring at oncoming traffic and never wandering more than a few feet from his injured companion.
When you discuss acquiring a pet with your youngster, cover the topic of permanency. Help your child understand pets are not like toys that can be tossed aside or given away if he grows bored with them. Make sure he understands the commitment he is making is for the lifetime of the pet.
February is the month dedicated to loving everyone who is special in your life -- but what about your four-legged friends? If you need some reasons to love your favorite pup, look no further.
A fire broke out in the basement of the home where she lived with her owner, Ben Ledford, in Ohio. Firefighters found Carmen laying on over her owners face, trying to shield him from the smoke and flames.
A woman employed by PETA fifteen years ago is now alleging that she was encouraged by its president to steal and kill pets, and to falsify records. Heather Harper-Troje is the wife of a US diplomat serving at the American embassy in Honduras, and her eyewitness account is unprecedented.