— Our writers and editors share the many things dogs do for them. We want you to share yours.
— I was angry and saddened like never before when my German Shepherd killed a rabbit -- as if she’d done something to personally affront me.
— It's Responsible Dog Ownership Month, so we've made a shortlist of 10 things that make a responsible dog owner. Do all these apply to you?
— I'll soon be facing the passing of my beloved old dog Corona, so I started thinking about the ways, simple and otherwise, we can memorialize our pets.
— Rehoming my Pug was a hard decision, but the right one; finding the right family was a struggle.
— My dog doesn't like to swim, and it might be my fault -- I took him to a river his first time out.
— It's hilarious stuff -- and wildly irresponsible. What do you think?
— The chain will pay vet bills for a woman who suspects drying caused the death of her dog shortly after a grooming. Should it do more?
— My dogs seek the sun multiple times in a single day. Are your dogs the same way?
— We need to rethink how we kennel reactive shelter dogs such as Clara, who shouldn't have been at the public PetSmart adoption event at all.
— As kids go back to school, daycare can help stem separation anxiety; here's what you need to know.
— A team of scientists may have figured out the algorithm that describes how dogs herd sheep. Do we want to replace sheepdogs with machines?
— Precious Pups Rescue of New York was shut down after allegations it adopted out sick dogs for high prices; is better regulation the solution?
— Putting your dog to sleep is hard enough; what’s harder is being unable to say farewell in person.
— An Oregon man has a reputation as a vigilante who harasses people for not following leash laws, and that recently got him jail time and probation.
— My Pit Bull's best friend is a cat, which busts more than a few wrongheaded myths about the breed. Does your dog have a surprising buddy?
— It seems like the easiest part of caring for a dog, but after I adopted my strong Lab GhostBuster, I realized how wrong I was.
— In a thunderstorm, Tucker scrambled onto our roof, then jumped off and ran across town before collapsing. Has your dog been scared like that?
— We like to think our mutt is worth every penny we paid. But how much is too much?
— Too many dogs have been shot and killed by police for no good reason, and it illustrates a broader pattern of abuse that targets humans.
— Too many of us are obsessed with the latest, greatest levels of dog health and care -- and I fear this consumerism is discouraging dog adoption.
— Some can't grasp our love for our pets, and it can lead to hurt feelings when one dies.
— It scares me to death when one of my dogs has a seizure, and I've worked hard to find the causes. Does your dog have seizures, too?
— The same principles of astrology that apply to a horoscope apply here. Would you have one done?
— Having opinions and thoughtful discussion is great, but endless debates over proper dog care can suck the joy out of being a dog owner.
— As a friend's dog passed on, I reflected on my own dogs -- here's what I want to tell them.
— An Oklahoma woman sells homemade treats as an alternative to ones from China, but will this really solve the complex problem of dogs getting sick?
— All dogs like to swim and play fetch, right? My dogs didn't get that memo. What about yours?
— Thousands of people in Detroit are having their water shut off, so PETA says that it will pay the bills -- only if the recipients promise to be vegans.
— But the Maltese had been adopted by a new family, who is left devastated.
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