Dog Age Calculator

If your dog was a human, how old would he be? Ever wonder how old your dog is in human years? Not all breeds age alike, so use this program to calculate your dog’s “human” age. CLICK HERE   Here are some interesting facts on dogs! 1. You can lower your blood pressure just by petting your pup! 2. Corgi […]

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Pet dogs help kids feel less stressed, new study confirms

A new study confirmed what I’d assume most people already knew: a pet dog provides valuable moral support for a kid. Image credits: poppofaticus. Pet ownership affects children in more ways than one, generally with an overwhelmingly positive impact. It starts with basic, physical health – having a dog tends to make you healthier because you…

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N.J.’s Top Pet: Vote for the cutest, cuddliest creature in the state

Earlier this month, we put out an open call to pet owners all across the state to enter their beloved companions in our New Jersey’s Top Pet competition. Readers responded with their dachshunds, tabby cats, German shepherds, pit bulls and Persian cats, but also with a horse, chinchilla, mini pot-bellied pig, lizards and more. They told…

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‘Pawprint’ of Dogs Is Greater Than Previously Thought

This article originally appeared on The Conversation. Humans and their canine companions share many close bonds. Wolves (Canis lupus) were the first animal domesticated by people, some time between 15,000 and 50,000 years ago. There are now an estimated 1 billion domestic dogs across their near-global distribution. Domestic dogs include feral and free-ranging animals (such as…

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Dog owners flooding vet phones as disease fear spreads in North Jersey

Pet owners are flooding veterinarians’ phone lines to inquire about their dogs’ vaccination records after more pets than usual were treated in North Jersey for a potentially fatal infection. Oradell Animal Hospital, which treated at least three dogs with the disease, has received about 100 calls per day from owners wanting to know if their beloved…

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