National Dog Fighting Awareness Day is Saturday, April 8. The ASPCA shares how we can help put an end to these horrific crimes, on this day and throughout the year.
This is wrong on so many levels, but most concerning are the potential for malfunction and how it would weaken the bond between people and their pets.
Does your criticism help the dog? Do you know that you would never do the same? Let’s talk about the realities of these types of situations.
Writer W. Bruce Cameron and producer Gavin Polone have seen the footage and commented, but they are not experts in veterinary behavior or dog body language.
Two dogs attacked children walking to school this week. One child died, and the other is seriously injured. Here’s how we can prevent incidents like this in the future.
Similar to how “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” and “Fast Food Nation” impacted my eating habits, Petfooled shined a light on the commercial foods available to my dogs.
“Open” adoption requires only consultation and approval from a shelter or rescue counselor, and I believe it is the way to become a no-kill nation.
Let’s talk about muzzles. Some pet parents would never consider using one, but there are times and places where one could help keep your dog and others safe.
From the local hardware store to the vet’s office, I regularly deal with people who assume the worst about my sweet Axle because of a dog breed stereotype.
Breed-specific legislation doesn’t work, and it has dire consequences for the dogs and animal-welfare organizations. Calgary has found a policy that works.
Shock collars already can cause physical and psychological harm to dogs, and now Garmin has added control via smartphone. We list the many ways this can go horribly wrong.
When a holiday brings with it fireworks, my rescue dog Grant turns into a quivering, terrified mess. I’m all for silent fireworks and wish we used them in our area.
The USDA’s requirements for commercial dog breeders are not enough. We want a ban of harmful wire flooring and for breeding dogs to get daily exercise and positive human interaction, among other changes. Sign our petition!
It has a clear bias toward commercial-scale breeders, and that’s why breeders and rescuers alike should watch the movie and use it as a discussion starter.
All dogs 8 weeks and older must have an identity microchip. If not, their owners face a hefty fine. We should consider following the U.K.’s example.
Lily Tomlin’s revival of Ernestine the Operator for a PETA video may be funny, but PETA is still built on exploiting humans and animals alike.