I wrote about my reactive dog, Charlotte, and some commenters called my dog “dangerous” and said she should be euthanized. Let me better explain reactivity.
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.
Lili Chin alleges that Kohl’s has infringed on her copyrights by selling clothing featuring her dog illustrations.
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.
Most bites happen because parents don’t teach their kids how to interact with animals and owners don’t learn how to read dog body language.
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.
Where I live in rural Texas, it’s common for people to dump dogs they don’t want anymore — and it’s an incredibly unfair and cruel practice.
Pets for Life and the Shelter Intervention Program help out with a variety of pet care costs to keep people from surrendering their dogs and cats for financial reasons.
I recently learned that a study of the arthritis drug Adequan unnecessarily euthanized its subjects. Now I’m torn about using it on my dog, Buster. Would you be?
According to a new report, up to 17,000 dogs are killed every year in the Australian dog-racing industry, but let’s not forget that the cruel sport is still legal in the U.S.
Rescuer Lucy Ohannessian joins the debate on whether responsible breeders can survive new laws aimed at putting puppy mills out of business.
A teen walked more than 300 miles with his Husky puppy, Rose, to escape the Syrian civil war. His heartbreaking story reminds us of our powerful connection to dogs.
Threats by officials in a Chinese district to kill people’s pets sparked outrage on social media, but overall the country’s attitude toward dogs is improving.