Summer storms are here, with their bright flashes and loud booms. Is your dog scared of thunder? We’ve found a few effective ways to deal with a dog’s fear of thunder.
Nervous about setting up a doggie playdate? Check out one writer’s cautionary tale of a doggie playdate gone wrong — and some tips on how to make sure your dog’s playdates go smoothly.
During a volunteer visit to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, I had a sleepover with an adoptable dog. Chunk taught me about myself and his breed.
Cynophobia is the fear of dogs. Calling any phobia “weird” or “silly” dismisses issues and symptoms that are very real. What causes people to be afraid of dogs? Is it treatable?
When our family dog died, I was living across the country and regretted not being there for him. I now focus on all Pierre taught me during his life.
Louie, a dog I see on Instagram, seems to be everything my Baby is not. Rather than make negative comparisons, I am trying to be a better pet parent.
Ghostbuster gets to go off leash, but Marshy does not. A recent incident reminded me that while I love my dogs equally, I must not treat them the same.
Axle loves me even when I’m too busy to be the best possible pet parent, and his patience and calm recently led me back to the life I want to live.
After I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, my passion for hiking began to dim — until a feisty Chihuahua/Jack Russell Terrier became my trail guide.
I met the three-legged Pit Bull at San Diego Humane Society, where he volunteered and I worked. He touched my heart in many ways.