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Doggie Pool Party Video Features Treat Obsessed Canine

Today's post is a round-up of great articles that cover a wide range of canine topics. Check out the video at the bottom of the articles and watch the dog in the middle of a "doggie pool party" - can you say "treats"? 10 Cool Facts About Greyhounds People who love dogs know there are [...]

Comfort Dogs Console Orlando Shooting Victims

When unimaginable tragedy strikes at the heart of our human society it is often our fur friends that help to give us support when grieving during terrible situations like the recent shootings in Orlando, Florida. These special articles discuss the wide array of support that is being sent to help victims and their families during [...]

How Omega-3 and Acupuncture Helps Anxiety in Dogs

The modern dog has to adapt to their surroundings and doesn't usually do the tasks it was designed and breed for so many times a pet can suffer from anxiety related problems from diet issues to psychological traumas. In the following three articles, these interesting topics are covered from the perspective of diet challenges to [...]

Boys Rescue Dog Stuck In Trash Can Lid and Other News of the Week

Today's post includes many top canine related stories ranging from two young boys rescuing a dog that was stuck in a trash can lid to how eight loving dogs showed acts of kindness during a tragic event to police dogs getting new protective vests to a recognition of a canine hero to a special needs [...]

Best Dogs for Seniors Looking For a Pet

When it comes to searching for the best dog for the family can be a challenge, especially if you are looking for the right dog for a senior citizen or elderly parent. Matching the energy of the dog to the lifestyle of the humans is one the best starting points. Having a high-energy canine may [...]

Tips On How To Protect Your Pets From The Hot Weather

As the start of the summer hot weather season begins you need to take the proper steps to make sure that your pets don't suffer from the high temperatures. Here are several tips on how to prevent heat-related problems. Hot cars and pets don't mix and this article covers many problems when traveling with your [...]

Amputee Dogs Keep Teaching Us Lessons

Here are three great articles about how our fur friends help us in some many ways, especially when they have lost a paw or leg, or, they are helping humans that have had a serious accident and have endured an amputation. Devoted Owner Turns His Own Sneaker into a “Faux Paw” for His Amputee Dog [...]

Every Wonder Where Your Dog’s Ancestors Came From?

Since recorded time humans around the world have developed hundreds of dog breeds and regardless of the size, shape, and temperament all domestic dogs have a common root ancestry. The debate about where our canine fur friends come from is slowly getting the scientific data necessary to help solve this ancient mystery. Here are three [...]

Hand and Paw Project™ Donated 50 Sets of Dog Collars & Leashes to Edmonton Humane Society During Fort McMurray Wildfire

When the devastating wildfires in Fort McMurray forced the evacuation of tens of thousand of residents, it created a major crisis with hundreds of dogs, cats and other pets being separated from their owners and pushing rescue groups into massive action. Many rescue and support organizations have been forced to deal with this tragic situation [...]

Fort McMurray Fire: Animal Lovers Defy Authorities To Rescue Pets

A small but dedicated group of animal lovers is determined to continue rescuing pets from a potential "mass grave'' in the abandoned homes of Fort McMurray, Alta., despite having been kicked out last week. Members of the group said that by Sunday afternoon, they'd received thousands of emails from evacuees of the northern Alberta wildfire [...]