New Brain Cancer Treatment For Dogs Could Someday Help HumansResearchers at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech are enrolling dogs with glioblastoma into a clinical trial to test the experimental drug.
Paw-ternity Leave: Companies Offer Paid Leave To Care For Sick PetsSome companies across the U.S. are recognizing this and are now offering employees paid leave to care for new puppies or sick pets.
Police: Pit Bull Dies Protecting Family From Armed IntruderKyle Brown is crediting his pit bull Petey with saving his, and his family’s lives after a gunman barricaded himself inside his Romulus home on Friday.
Dog's Lick Causes Blood Infection, Man Has Limbs AmputatedGreg Manteufel contracted Capnocytophaga canimorsus, a bacteria found in dog saliva that can cause sepsis.
Dogs May Be Next Source Of Deadly Flu Pandemics, Study FindsA new report is now warning that the next deadly flu pandemic may be carried by dogs.
Survey: Most Adults Would Dump Partner Who Doesn't Like Their DogLove is no match for man's best friend, according to a new survey which claims that an overwhelming number of adults would dump their partner if they didn't like their dog.
Oklahoma Woman Mauled To Death By Pack Of Wiener DogsAn Oklahoma sheriff says a 52-year-old woman was attacked and killed by a group of small dogs on May 10.
Two Dogs Trapped Between Lava And Fence Rescued In HawaiiTwo tiny dogs in Hawaii have been rescued after they were found trapped between a fence and the dangerous lava flows.
Bag It Up: Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
Pet Talk: The Crazy Things That Dogs Can DoOn today's Pet Talk Laurie Fass challenges dog owners to top some of the crazy things that she's witnessed from other dogs. For example, Chopper, the Bull Terrier who crashed through a storm door using his head, or the Weimaraner who trashed a room while still inside his crate. There's also the Siberian Husky who made his own dog door, and the Labrador Retriever who dug a hold big enough to bury a picnic table.
Hero Officer Rescues Dog From Burning Car In IndianaAs a car erupted in flames along a Northwest Indiana expressway, inside was some precious cargo.
Five Tips For Getting A New Dog Adjusted To Your HouseholdAdding a new four-legged member to your family? Get them acclimated to their new home with these tips from Alexandra Kleinkpof, author of "The Rescue Dog Bucket List."
Ask An Connecticut Expert: How To Keep Your Pet Cool This SummerWith summer comes higher temperatures which creates safety risks for pets. Without a vocabulary, animals rely on other cues to tell you how they are feeling. They also rely on their owners to keep them cool. For instance, if you see your dog digging in the ground it could be a sign they are searching for cooler dirt under the surface. Following these five tips from Connecticut's own mobile pet grooming company, pet owners can worry less about their pet's safety.
Top Dog Runs In ConnecticutExercise does the body good, including for your furry friends. Dog parks and beaches that permit on or off leashed dogs are a great way for your best buddy to play outdoors in a safe environment. If you are looking for locations for your dog to socialize, exercise outdoors or for those that don't have access to a yard or fenced in yard,, the listings below are great options. Each location below permits dogs to be off the leash while supervised by their owners.
6 Tips For Owning A Dog In Urban AreasThese 6 tips will benefit any dog owner living in the big city! These do's and don'ts are important to consider for any dog lover.