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Do Dogs Grieve Over A Lost Loved One?

Do Dogs Grieve Over A Lost Loved One?

Category: Dog Life
I recently attended a lecture given by an eminent art historian about how the emotions of animals and humans have been depicted in artworks over the centuries. At one point in his talk he showed a photo of Sir Edwin Landseer's 1837 painting, “The Old Shepherd's Chief Mourner.” The central figure in this painting is a dog who rests his head on the simple wooden coffin of his human companion, the old shepherd of the painting's title. This scholar's comment was that this was one of the most perfect representations of grief in a dog. more
Pet Talk: Flea and Tick Control

Pet Talk: Flea and Tick Control

Category: Health
Summer’s long, warm days make for perfect outdoor playtime for the whole family, especially our pets. However, with this abundance of outdoor activity comes an increased risk for our pets to carry fleas and ticks into our homes. Not only are these pests a nuisance, but they can also bring with them a variety of diseases harmful to both humans and animals. Both of these pests are attracted to the warmer temperatures, making it easy to hitch a ride on Fido as he plays outside. Luckily, ticks are fairly easy to spot.  more
How I Met My Dog

How I Met My Dog

Category: Inspire
We found her sixteen years ago when she was running the streets with a pack of small dogs in Queens. What are the chances, this little girl and five Yorkies? We were suspicious of a disreputable pet shop owner in the neighbourhood who was known to keep dogs caged in his basement when they weren’t adopted right away. She was at least six months old, so we figured that maybe he got tired of feeding her and the Yorkies and turned this gang loose to fend for themselves. more
Cute Puppies

Cuteness Alert: Atlanta Humane Society Brings Puppies To Closed Aquarium For Too-Cute Outing

Category: Dog Training
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Let It Snow!

Category: Dog Life
Cash submitted by Kathy Kleeberg Ocho submitted by Kim Fowler Vega submitted by Julia Morrow more

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