Nonprofit Mission K9 focuses on rescuing, reuniting, rehoming, rehabilitating and repairing retired military and contract working dogs who need a home.
If you are a fan of Evan Smoak and Dog in the Orphan X thriller series of books, you’ll love this interview with the author Gregg Hurwitz on book 8, The Last Orphan, out in February 2023.
You can watch Betty, the Chihuahua, on the new Will Trent drama on ABC, Tuesday nights.
Rock salt is not safe for dogs, so now is a cool time to find a pet-safe ice melt to keep you and your pup from slipping, sliding and falling on ice and snow.
Don’t have time to give your dog a bath but he needs a quick fix — dry shampoo for dogs will get him looking and smelling good fast!
The youth-led mental health organization Yellow Tulip Project has launched a mental health awareness campaign called Tails & Tulips, where people are encouraged to get out and move it with their pets. Director of Events, 18-year-old Madeleine Manno of Boston, Massachusetts — who has two dogs and two cats herself — says, “Animals have such
OK, well that’s her name in DOG, the film where she stars with Channing Tatum, who also co-directs along with Reid Carolin. It’s a road buddy movie that also deals with the trauma war causes on our soldiers — both humans and dogs. Two former Army Rangers take a road trip to a fellow soldier’s funeral—
Celebrate your dog every day and every way but especially on these fun dog national holidays. Don’t see a dog holiday here? Just email us at [email protected] and we will add it to the list! JANUARY dog holidays Walk Your Pet Month Train Your Dog Month January 1: New Year’s Day January 2: National Pet
We’ve all done it. Stuffed our faces on Thanksgiving Day and then sat around watching … no, not football, but the other American tradition — The National Dog Show. Here are 12 things about the The National Dog Show you should know. The 10 Things You Need to Know About The National Dog Show The
The Finders Being a big fan of mysteries and dogs, I happily dug into author Jeffrey B. Burton’s new series, starting with The Finders. Mason “Mace” Reid is a dog lover’s protagonist — a dog trainer who also trains human remains detection. It all starts when he takes in Golden Retriever Vira from Chicago Animal
My wedding anniversary falls on July 4th weekend. My husband and I used to celebrate with a short trip, but not anymore. Not since our pet cam showed my dog, Tampa Bay, shivering and hiding in the closet with my other dog, Justice, standing guard in front of it, constantly barking because of the random
Winter weather came rather quickly this year, especially in some parts of the country. Temperatures plummeted into the 30s (degrees Fahrenheit) in the South. Snow has already covered parts of the Midwest. I pulled out my dog’s sweatshirts and winter coats from their storage box as I donned my own scarf, hat and coat. Yep,
Most of us animal lovers are no strangers to the Nat Geo WILD television network as it focuses on all things animal. (Woo hoo!) What animal lovers may not know is that Nat Geo WILD is launching a new series this September 2019 called Dog: Impossible, which follows dog behavior specialist Matt Beisner as he
Dogster’s art director Lori fell for the beautiful dog portraits of fine artist Lauren Klose when she saw an article profiling her work. She shared the story with me, and I knew we had to share these amazing pet portraits with Dogster readers. Lauren’s a busy woman — wife, mother, artist, piano teacher, tennis player
Is your dog leash reactive? Does it upset you when other dog owners have their dogs off leash in public areas when your on-leash dog is reactive?
Celebrate the dog moms in your life this Mother’s Day! These Mother’s Day gifts are perfect for pup paw-rents.
Looking for the ultimate luxury vacation where you can actually take your dog? I’d suggest the Ritz-Carlton on Aruba. I was lucky enough to personally check out this dog-loving island and stayed at the Ritz-Carlton, a pet-friendly luxury property. Luxury properties don’t always allow pets, but certain Ritz-Carltons do and, of course, it does it
Yes, I love my husband and he’s great and all. However, he’s not a big fan of Valentine’s Day. He’s one of those V-Day haters who say, “That’s not a real holiday.” Of course, I beg to differ. My pups on the other hand LOVE to celebrate every day and every moment, especially if it
I was visiting my home state of Pennsylvania recently, which was experiencing a bit of a warm spell for this time of year. The temperature was about to change, however, and that sparked conversations from my dog-loving friends about PA’s new law. Act 10 of 2017 places limitations on chaining or tethering a dog outside. You
Not sure what to get the dog devotee in your life? Check out these unique gifts for dog lovers: The 9 Holiday Gifts for Dog Lovers 1. The AKC’s The New Complete Dog Book, 22nd Edition Breed enthusiasts will love the AKC’s The New Complete Dog Book, 22nd Edition. This ultimate dog breed resource has all
What’s new with Pinups for Pitbulls founder Deirdre Franklin since we last spoke? Pinups for Pitbulls’ 2018 calendar has been released this week and is available for pre-order! “In 2016, we helped get 1,003 dogs adopted through our social media courtesy posts,” Franklin shares. “This year, we’re on target to match or possibly beat that
The Dogster and Catster brands have a very long history. Cat Fancy and Dog Fancy magazines, which have been around for 50 years, were merged with the Dogster.com and Catster.com websites four years ago to become today’s Dogster and Catster magazines and websites. Many, many people along the way have worked on these brands — Cat
Have you ever thought about dumping your boring non dog-loving or even non dog-friendly day job? Would you switch your grumpy co-workers for tail-wagging furry ones? Then think about becoming a fulltime pet sitter. I have one friend and two former colleagues who’ve done it, plus several of our columnists do it. Although you may
There is nothing worse than getting into your car in the dead of summer, for both humans and dogs. The car is hot and it takes a little while to cool down, as sweat drips off of you and your dog pants away. We know never to leave a dog in a car unattended — especially in
Love dogs? Want to give back but don’t have tons of time or energy? Need to spend more time with your own dog? Try combining getting out with your dog and giving back to dogs together. It’s not something we’ve done since moving to Charlotte, so I thought I’d try to find a fun dog
Books, children, and dogs — can you even imagine a better mix? I spoke with Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs’ President, Sharon Fleck, about the incredible work the group does. Dogster: Could you tell us about your new book, Be Like Bud? Sharon: We decided that we wanted our book to be an inspirational book for
Scratch, scratch, scratch. And so winter begins with its dry, windy, cold air outside, and the dry, hot, forced air inside, without any moisture in sight. What’s a kitty or puppy to do except scratch? Unlike humans, pets can’t just slap on some extra moisturizer and call it a day. However, there are some easy
When we think about paw care, we usually think about the nails. But paw care is so much more than trimming your dog’s nails. Wiping the paws off after walking your dog outside is a must-do. Paws soak up all types of not-so-good things and bring them into your house. What’s worse is dogs lick
My 7-year-old Min Pin–Vizsla mix, Justice, starting licking his back left paw recently. Immediately I went into alarm mode. I examined and re-examined the paw, which Justice did not enjoy. I had my veterinarian look at the paw. Nothing. No tenderness, no swelling, no bleeding, not cuts, no scrapes, just a slight sign of irritation that