Junkyard Dog Risks Life, Travels Miles Alone Daily to Care for Friends

Junkyard Dog Risks Life, Travels Miles Alone Daily to Care for Friends

Abandoned in a Brazilian junkyard, Lilica began roaming farther for food to feed her 8 puppies. But she didn’t stop there - even after her puppies were grown and adopted, Lilica continued bringing food back to feed the other animals in the junkyard.

Complexities of an adopted dog

Complexities of an adopted dog

After that, it’s crucial to assert the house rules to him/her to help you co-exist with your pet. It’s important not to expect a lot from the dog and give them their space till they feel comfortable enough to trust you.

Just because you're vegan, it doesn't mean your dog should be

Just because you're vegan, it doesn't mean your dog should be

Only recently, it was shown that the gut microbiome of dogs is quite different to that of wolves, with more evidence of bacteria that can break down carbohydrates and to some degree produce amino acids normally sourced from meat.

Dog Saves Owner from Sharks by Sacrificing Her Own Life

Dog Saves Owner from Sharks by Sacrificing Her Own Life

Derpoll told Fowler, “She was with me 24/7, if I was driving a fork lift to work she was on the fork lift… if I went out on the boat doing passenger runs she was on the boat with me.” He explains that she, “probably decided to jump over the side to protect me and when I came up from my second dive there was lots of blood in the water but no dog.”

What you have to know before you put a collar on your pet dog

What you have to know before you put a collar on your pet dog

Making a dog wear a collar or putting a leash is easier said than done. Instead of putting the collar on the dog, hold it in front of your pet for a while. If the dog resists putting on a collar.

How to Train Your Dog to Drop It

How to Train Your Dog to Drop It

It can be useful in dog obedience training and other skills, such as “fetch.” You can ask a dog who knows “drop it” to drop the ball at your feet after she fetches it and avoid having to chase her down or wrench the ball out of her mouth.

Top 7 Dog-Friendly Cities in the United States

Top 7 Dog-Friendly Cities in the United States

From places with more than 300 sunny days annually to those teeming with pet-friendly hotels, here are seven dog-friendly cities with plenty to offer pooches and their parents. From off-leash parks and hiking trails to dog-friendly restaurants, breweries and coffee shops, Seattle welcomes all dog-lovers and their canine companions with open arms.”

Are Mushrooms Poisonous to Dogs?

Are Mushrooms Poisonous to Dogs?

Dr. Tina Wismer, medical director at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, has shared information on which mushrooms are poisonous, symptoms and what to do when you think you dog has ingested one.

Oh look, here’s that pooing dogs calendar you were after

Oh look, here’s that pooing dogs calendar you were after

(Picture: poopingpooches.com)If you’re going to rely on good old glossy paper rather than your phone, you might as well choose a calendar that brings you true joy each time you flip the page to a new month.

Why do dogs roll in fox poo?

Why do dogs roll in fox poo?

(Picture: Getty)If you bathe your dog using a strongly scented shampoo, you might find that they actually try to go outside and roll in something to get rid of the clean smell.

Police dog who killed OAP was “in fight mode”

Police dog who killed OAP was “in fight mode”

Police dog who killed OAP was “in fight mode” A SEVEN-stone police Alsatian was in “fight mode” when it savagely attacked and killed an innocent 73-year-old grandmother during a drug search, his handler told an inquest.

Dog Hero takes a Bullet in Defense of her Family

Dog Hero takes a Bullet in Defense of her Family

According to the North Central Shelter’s Facebook page, as the criminals were running away one fired shots at the family pets and hit Charlie in two of her legs.

Hero Dog Limps for Help to Save Her Unconscious Guardian

Hero Dog Limps for Help to Save Her Unconscious Guardian

Angell Animal Medical Center (where Lucy was taken for her injuries)released a press release about the incident, stating, “by the time the police and animal control officer arrived Lucy had braced herself against the nearly unconscious John, refusing to leave his side even as he was lifted into the ambulance.” Lucy’s presence then helped John again.

Dog news: Killer dog bowl warning after DEADLY bugs discovered in scientific study

Dog news: Killer dog bowl warning after DEADLY bugs discovered in scientific study

Dog news: Killer dog bowl warning after DEADLY bugs discovered in scientific study DEADLY bugs have been found lurking in dog drinking bowls.

Phone addiction is making your dog sad, warns expert

Phone addiction is making your dog sad, warns expert

Ian explains that our phone dependency affects dogs more so than cats because dogs are pack animals, and look to their humans for leadership and reassurance. ‘You do that consistently for weeks, months and years on end and you’re going to get some real behavioural issues.’

How Bad Pets Make Good Kids

How Bad Pets Make Good Kids

We wanted our kids to learn one of life's abiding truths: Instead of punishing creatures when they displease us, sometimes we must simply take them as they are, knowing that to love them means accepting them at their worst as well as at their best.

Where to Vacation with Your Dog: Austin, Texas

Where to Vacation with Your Dog: Austin, Texas

Humans can order beer, wine, cocktails (the aptly named Rescue Me features Tito’s Vodka, which is produced in Austin and is a local favorite) or mocktails from the attached bar while their dogs play. With its large, dog-friendly patio and live music four days a week, Moontower Saloon feels quintessentially Austin.

Pup follows lead of hero dog Bryn

Pup follows lead of hero dog Bryn

Police dog Bryn was killed in the line of duty 20 years ago after attending a domestic incident. Police dog Bryn was killed in the line of duty 20 years ago after attending a domestic incident (Image: SWNS.com)He was shot dead by a man with a hunting rifle.

Fundamental rights

Fundamental rights

Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs, “They’ve also become family in the eyes of the law.” Hence, there ought to be a fundamental rights list in the Constitution for our animal friends too for a more humane, kind, generous, and happy society.

Puppy begins police dog training in memory of hero namesake shot dead 20 years ago

Puppy begins police dog training in memory of hero namesake shot dead 20 years ago

A German Shepherd puppy has started his police dog training (Image: NORTHAMPTONSHIRE POLICE/SWNS)Police Dog Bryn was fatally shot 20 years ago by a man with a hunting rifle after attending a domestic incident with his handler PC Ian Churms, who was also shot in the leg.This week the puppy was officially handed over to his new handler PC Sam Clarke by Mr Churms, who is now retired.Mr Churms said: "It's a day tinged with sadness for me.

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