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.
Not only can a KONG help reduce the chances of your dog chewing on things he shouldn’t be, but it’s also a fun way to give your pet dog treats. But first thing’s first: What KONG should you get your dog?
Gerrad Gethings says: “Certain breeds would be essential because of their unique characteristics: Afghan hounds, poodles, pugs, bulldogs etc. Many of the subjects I stopped in the park or on the bus, and had to find a tactful way of saying you look exactly like a poodle, can I take your photograph?
When Joan Bowell, founder of God’s Little People Cat Rescue, posted her job offer on the shelter’s Facebook page last month, she asked for others to share the post “far and wide”.
April the Giraffe, seen here cleaning her then-new calf Tajiri after giving birth in 2017, is expecting once again. While Tajiri has stayed close to mom — and dad, Oliver the Giraffe — since birth, he won't stay by her side forever at Animal Adventure Park.
The loyal dog did his best to drag the little girl to safety (Picture: Jukin Media) Matyas didn’t stop until the girl was safely on the beach (Picture: Jukin Media)‘How clever is he as soon as the waves washed over her.
The golden-haired charmer’s name may be Bodhi, but his 354,000 (and growing) Instagram followers know him best as @MenswearDog. People come for his top-dollar looks (bright-eyed and bushy-tailed in a Brooks Brothers bow tie, pensive in a black Ermenegildo Zegna suit, smize-ing in a Levi’s jean jacket), but many stay for his cheeky captions (“The Dog Next Door,” “Breaking necks with my good looks since 2009,” “Crisp air, Crispier outfit… Tag a lumber-gent”).
Boone stole the show at Angie Blumberg and Jayce Conway's July 28 wedding ceremony at the Rainbow Ranch Lodge in Big Sky, Montana. Angie Blumberg and Jayce Conway, both 30, married in Big Sky, Montana, on July 28 with their Labrador retriever, Boone, standing dutifully by their sides.
Sunny has been paw-fecting his skills with his Guide Dog Foundation instructor, Olivia Poff, and they both appeared on the show Monday to recap his time on TODAY. TODAY celebrates 6 months with Sunny as he graduates to next level in guide dog training
Barnes & Noble recently announced that US sales of books related to anxiety are up more than 25% from a year ago, leading the retailer to hypothesise that “[Americans] may be living in an anxious nation”.
Tail wagging, I tell her (as she climbs me like a tree upon seeing a hamster-sized bichon frise puppy approaching at our local park) is a good indicator of the friendliness of a dog.
A regional council in New Zealand has proposed banning all domestic cats in an attempt to protect native animals. The South Island council’s new “pest plan” calls for all domestic cats in the Omaui region to be neutered, microchipped and registered.
A man has revealed how coral in a fish tank poisoned him and other family members while he was cleaning it. The following day the entire family suffered flu-like symptoms, and even their two dogs became ill.
You can add variety to this game by hiding treat under cups or objects and ask your dog to choose the right cup by pawing or nudging. Once your dog knows how to retrieve a toy, you can add variants to the game by adding more commands or tricks to it.
For example aversion of long fur can be one of the reasons a lot of people prefer dog breeds like Labradors or Beagles. A Great Dane (one of the largest dog breeds) has a life span of 8-10 years and a Chihuahua (smallest dog breed) can live up to 18 years.
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.
Growing up is very energetic business and the young kitten needs up to four times as many calories per kg of bodyweight compared to an adult cat! Ideally, the day that you bring your new kitten or cat home, you should make her aware of the location of the litter tray.
Now a survey of feline influence over each Australian state reveals things haven’t really changed all that much.The fresh look at Australian attitudes reveals the subtle differences in attitude and behaviour human staff have towards their furry overlords.The survey was part of a marketing campaign by Fancy Feast to coincide with the launch of a new collection of ‘premium cat accessories’, designed by Australian fashion designer Leona Edmiston.And it actually seems they’re on to something.RELATED: Never double-cross your cat.
But sometimes the problems can occur when owners do not understand the dog’s normal social behaviour.Here are four things people need to know when it comes to dogs.PUNISHMENT IN TRAININGIn the past we used to believe that because dogs are ‘pack animals’ that they need to understand who is “boss” or dominant.
Butters the naughty kitty.Source:SuppliedCHANGE THE ENVIRONMENT, NOT YOUR CATDr Kendall said that many of the physical symptoms and problem behaviours she sees in cats are caused by underlying issues relating to the way they’re being looked after.