It always makes a difference!!

An old man was going for a walk, when he noticed a little boy feeding a thin, shaggy looking dog with bits of bread. He went up to the boy and asked him why he was sharing his bread with the dogs. The little boy answered, "Because they have nothing. No home, no family, and if I don’t feed Continue reading

Euthanasia
: Why Some Owners Choose to Stay and Some Choose to Go

It’s universally true that the worst moments of any pet owner’s animal-loving life will inevitably coincide with the final moments of a pet's life. But not everyone experiences last rites in the same way: Some owners choose to be with their pets, while others feel compelled to not be Continue reading

Local Pet Owners Seek Closure With Funerals For Deceased Animals…

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The loss of a pet can be a devastating experience, and a rising number of people are treating that loss the same way that they would treat the death of any other family member. David Le told CBS 2′s Kristine Johnson that his dog was treated like a member of his Continue reading

Dog Reunited With Family After 900-Mile Journey

An Italian greyhound who went missing eight months ago found his way back home this week. Dauz, short for the family name "Dausman," lived with his original owners in Collinsville, Ill., when he was stolen from their front yard last July. Almost a year later, Alicia Dausman received a Continue reading

Dog Carries Puppies Out Of Burning House, Brings Them To Fire Truck…

A house fire in Temuco, Chile, destroyed the portion of the home where the pups lived, local news agency Soy Temuco reports. Although the puppies were safely delivered to a fire truck by their mother, homeowner Omar Torres was transported to a local hospital for burn Continue reading

Loyal dog continues to attend mass at church where owner’s funeral was held….

Amazing story about a dog's love for his owner! A loyal dog whose owner died late last year has apparently been showing up for Mass every day for the last two months at the church where the funeral was held. Tommy, a 7-year-old German shepherd, used to accompany his owner, Maria Continue reading

3 Common Kitten Behavior Problems and How to Curb Them

Like human babies, feline babies aren't born innately knowing how to be good. In fact, they're born innately knowing how to get into mischief. Your job is to curtail that misbehavior and, when it gets out of hand, redirect it into acceptable behavior. Of course, some kittens are wilder or Continue reading

7 Things That Help Me Cope with Grief After Losing a Cat

It's never easy letting go. These are things I've learned by paying attention to the grief process. Grieving the loss of a cat is excruciating. In fact, I'm going through it as I write this. I think the grief process is one of the hardest, most intense experiences we have to get Continue reading

Springtime Dangers Lurk in Pretty Packages

Spring and its traditional activities are a high-risk period for animals. Poisonings are most common, although ingested objects are also dangerous. Crinkly leftover Easter grass is dangerous for both dogs and cats, since the threads can be tangled in the intestine. Empty plastic eggs still Continue reading

To Jack in Heaven…

No matter how gently our veterinarian broke the news to me, nothing could prepare me for the shock I felt at having to put our beloved golden retriever, Jack, to sleep. When I walked out of his office, empty blue leash dangling from my hand, I couldn’t believe he was gone. Beside me, my Continue reading

CPR for your pets…..

We just wanted to share this with you! Please print this out and keep somewhere in case of an emergency with your furry friends.... Also, please share it with other pet owners so that other furry lives can be saved Continue reading

10 OTC Human Drugs that You Can Give Your Pet

In case you don't know, OTC stands for "over the counter," meaning that no prescription is needed. Armed with your vet's say-so, all you have to do is pluck the drug off the store shelf and follow your vet's oral or written instructions. Now wasn't that tons easier (and probably much Continue reading