Thursday, May 31, 2018

Heartless preying on our love for dogs

A vicious extortionist demanding ransom for a dog. Please say it isn't so.

But that's what Patricia was faced with after her Basset Hound, Happy, went missing. 


Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Happy ending - trapped dog rescued

This is a story that almost had a tragic ending. A trapped dog would have died if not for the actions of alert humans. A lesson for all of us when we find animals in trouble.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Are you up for training a robot puppy?

Aibo is the robot puppy from Japanese electronics manufacturer, Sony. Not yet available outside Japan, this little guy is going to provide a lot of fun when he/she arrives here. 

This version of Aibo is super intelligent. He/she will respond to a command like "sit," but only after you have provided the proper training.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Need to find a new vet for your pet?

Finding a new vet is always a trial. Is the clinic close enough for easy access? Is there parking nearby? Can you see the vet on short notice? What about price?

Moving to a new house is stressful too, especially when you have to find a new vet for your dog as well. Here are a few tips to make the whole process more manageable...


Friday, May 25, 2018

Rescue dog in training was once rescued himself.

A five-year old Border Collie named Dyno lives a life of ironic satisfaction. Abandoned by his humans only six months ago, he had to be rescued himself.

But now he has found his new furever home with a rescue association that provides dogs to find and rescue lost humans. He's receiving special training for his new job and he's clearly having a ball. 


Saturday, May 19, 2018

Reading dogs' body language

If you want to know your dog better, it will help to understand one of their main means of communication, body language. It's the key to their behavior.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Kids love Benjamin

When author Malcolm Bernstein talks to children about Benjamin the dog, they get a chance to draw pictures of the lovable pooch. Here are a couple, and you can see a lot more when you buy the new Benjamin's picture book for children.