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Canine Check In: The Rise Of Pet-Friendly Hotels

You may think it is barking mad, but in Vienna a hotel arranges for dogs to go to the opera without their owners. The cultural nights out for canines are organised by the five-star Park Hyatt Vienna, which allows people to check in with their do...

Bhutan Carried Out A Nationwide Program To Spay And Neuter Its Stray Dogs

"You notice it as soon as you get off the plane," says Twig Mowatt, an animal rights activist and editor of Bark Magazine. "They're along the highways. They're in front of every business, in front of the gas station, the police station, hanging ou...

A Fleet Of Comfort Dogs Land In Orlando

A fleet of comfort dogs are in Orlando right now offering cuddles to people who need them most. Lutheran Church Charities' K-9 Comfort Dogs group has deployed 19 people and 11 of its specially trained golden retrievers from 7 states — Illinois, ...

Dog Dies In Car At Bloom Festival

Gardaí are investigating after a dog reportedly died after being left in a car in sweltering temperatures at the Bloom festival in Dublin last week. Officers were called to the Phoenix Park during the festival last Friday afternoon, after passe...

This Man Has Saved Hundreds Of Dogs From Yulin – And He’s Going Back For More

When Marc Ching, an American holistic nutritionist and animal lover, first heard about the Yulin Dog Meat Festival, he couldn’t believe it was real. Was there really a place where they actually kill cats and dogs for meat? Ching went to Yulin ...

Last Surviving 9/11 Rescue Dog Put Down - With A Hero's Send-Off

The last surviving rescue dog who worked at Ground Zero following the 9/11 terrorist attacks died on Monday. Bretagne, a 16-year-old golden retriever, was put down at Fairfield Animal Hospital in Cypress, Texas, with her handler Denise Corliss by...

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Facts About Fleas …

The world is host to over 2,000 species of flea, and they are a problem almost everywhere. Fleas affect dogs and cats, as well as wild animals such as foxes—and can be unpleasant for owners too. When a flea jumps onto your pet, it will start feedi...

Tips On Ticks ... A Threat That’s More Than Just Skin Deep

Ticks are blood-sucking, external parasites and are efficient hunters widely distributed in the countryside but can also be found in gardens and neighbourhood parks. They live in low vegetation and scrub and when they sense a passing animal or hum...

10 Funniest Dog Breeds in the World

Let’s face it — there are some very strange and weird-looking dogs out there. So, what are the funniest dog breeds? Here’s my own completely biased list of the Top 10. The Puli may well be the funniest-looking dog breed in the world. 1. Puli Lo...

Bothersome Barking - How to Stop Excessive Dog Barking

Mind-numbing, head-throbbing, teeth-on-edge excessive dog barking. Incessant barking affects not only you, but also your neighbors, and is a problem you need to get on top of FAST! Let's make no bones about it: a well-established barking habit is...

Dealing With Canine Aggression

Sometimes in life there are no easy answers. Unfortunately, dealing with an aggressive dog is one of those times. A Difficult Problem Canine aggression is a difficult (but not impossible) problem to correct, but it requires immense patience and ...

4 Dog Etiquette Tips

Most people just don't realize how important doggie etiquette can be. They just don't get the fact that as a dog owner they have certain things that they are responsible for about their dogs behavior. So let's talk about a few of those doggie d...

Dog Training Tips for the Holidays

Although dog training can take a back seat to other activities during the holidays, it's important not to let your pet become anxious or develop bad habits. While your family may enjoy a busy schedule, your dog prefers routine and predictabilit...