I feed my dog treats through a camera while I'm at work — here's how

I feed my dog treats through a camera while I'm at work — here's how

It's a glorious little machine that allows me to watch my pups with a 160-degree camera, a built-in speaker and — perhaps the best part — a mechanism that lets me toss 'em a treat. And maybe the ghost likes dog treats.

Police pups at Chile’s annual military parade have stolen our hearts

Police pups at Chile’s annual military parade have stolen our hearts

(Picture: Rodrigo Garrido/Reuters)Adorable golden retriever puppies are what every military parade needs. On Thursday, more than 9,500 Chilean troupes marched for the Great Military Parade as part of the 208th Independence Day anniversary, and the Canine Unit completely stole the show.

Dog who lost her legs after nearly being eaten could be US's most heroic dog

Dog who lost her legs after nearly being eaten could be US's most heroic dog

(Picture: Elizabeth Howell/SWNS.COM)Her story has clearly touched the nation, as Chi Chi is now up for a bravery award. Owner Elizabeth Howell, 46, had started an Instagram to document Chi’s recovery and life, and a follower took notice, nominating her for the American Humane Society’s annual Hero Dog Awards.

Saint Bernard Breaks Record for World's Longest Dog Tongue

Saint Bernard Breaks Record for World's Longest Dog Tongue

You might want to keep your ice cream cone wayyyy out of reach from this gal: a Saint Bernard named Mochi has been given the title of Longest Tongue on a Dog by the Guinness World Records.

Curious about raising chickens? This company lets you rent hens for your backyard

Curious about raising chickens? This company lets you rent hens for your backyard

By contacting a Rent the Chicken affiliate in their area or ordering online, people who have no experience with chicken keeping can bring two or four laying hens into their yard along with a coop, food and water dishes, and enough feed for the six-month rental period.

'Huge cat alert': 29-pound feline named Chubbs finds new home after rescue

'Huge cat alert': 29-pound feline named Chubbs finds new home after rescue

According to James Chisum, a rep for the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, Chubbs had looked well-cared-for when he was brought in and had acted very friendly, which made the staff believe that he was lost, and not feral.

Pet owner issues warning after dog is severely injured running from fireworks

Pet owner issues warning after dog is severely injured running from fireworks

The family of a frightened dog who was critically injured when darting from fireworks last weekend is hoping others will take heed of their animals' safety before using pyrotechnics this July Fourth. Dwight took off so fast trying to escape the fireworks that his paw pads were torn.

This adorable Chihuahua didn't just have a birthday party — she had a quinceañera!

This adorable Chihuahua didn't just have a birthday party — she had a quinceañera!

Lupita Conchita, a 2-year-old Chihuahua from Texas, recently celebrated her birthday with an unforgettable quinceañera bash. According to owner Miranda Sanchez, planning the celebration typically reserved for 15-year-old girls makes perfect sense.

Salmonella Sparks More Recalls

Salmonella Sparks More Recalls

According to NBC New York, pet food company “Nature’s Variety” is pulling three different sized packages of their ‘Instinct Raw Chicken Formula’ products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Patties for Dogs 6lb, UPC #769949611486

Heartbroken dog owner warns of suffocation from crisp packets after pet tragically dies at home

Heartbroken dog owner warns of suffocation from crisp packets after pet tragically dies at home

The self-proclaimed “overprotective dog mamma” goes on to explain that she and her partner didn’t realise just how dangerous something like this could be and hope that other pet owners learn from their heartbreaking loss.

‘Zombie dogs’ trick unsuspecting locals: actually diseased wild coyotes

‘Zombie dogs’ trick unsuspecting locals: actually diseased wild coyotes

An image released shows one of the so-called ‘zombie dogs’ that have been spotted in a Chicago neighbourhood.Source:Facebook“You can avoid attracting them to your yards and neighbourhoods by not leaving food out and by securing your garbage,” the department said.It’s common to spot coyotes in Illinois, especially in the southern, southeastern and west-central parts, according to the state’s Department of Natural Resources.

5 easy tricks you can teach your dog

So, next time you catch your pet doing it, simply say ‘take a bow’ (or any other command) and reward it with a treat. The same technique can be used to teach your dog to jump on your command.

Pet and the single child

Charu Bhoj, mother of a six-year-old, says, “When I introduced her to the dog it was like she had a child of her own to take care off.” Keeping a pet teaches the kid to be responsible about the needs of the pet.