Dog Life

De-dog Your Home With These 7 Tips (8 if you count the robot)

Problem #1 You're over-run with dog toys, tripping over them en route to the bathroom and almost wiping out on that under-foot tennis ball while serving...more

Should You Scrap the Table Scraps?

As winter break comes to a close, numerous students find themselves back at home with a fridge full of leftovers. For many pet owners, this means a few less...more

In Defense of the City Dog

People often say to me, "I could never have a dog in the city." And I just shake my head in a sort of circular, nonresponsive, thanks-for-your-comment kind of...more

Which Emotions Do Dogs Actually Experience?

Do dogs have feelings? Most people can read emotions in their dog quite easily. For example, you come home and your dog dances around wagging her tail, and you...more

Living the Sweet Life

From the corrugated metal belly of a restored World War II Quonset Hut, La Dolce Vita Animal Rescue was born. The unusual place of genesis, home to La Dolce...more

Mutts, Glorious Mutts!

BELLA, Border Collie/Labrador/German Shepherd Krissy Nordstrom-Young and her dog, Bella, were our last pair of the day and another duo that traveled over...more

DIY Craft - Chalkboard Dog-treat Jar

Materials • Glass jar • Chalkboard paint (available at most hardware and paint stores) • Paint brush • Printer • Paper • Scissors • Masking tape • Newspaper...more

Why Do Dogs Shake Themselves When They are not Wet?

I would imagine it’s because of some kind of skin irritation. What can they do? It’s not like they can go in for a massage or tell their owner, “Scratch this...more

Why Does My Dog Rub Herself All Over the Carpet?

Two reasons, either to relieve an itch or to mark with scent. For a dog, a great analogy is that they want their place to smell like home, which means it...more

Why Does My Dog Turn Around Three Times Before Lying Down?

I’ve pondered this one for years and years and years. It could be to flatten the grass, or it could be [determining] the correct direction to face in terms...more


Dog of the Week!

Meet: Bella