Do you deserve a vacation?

Everyone deserves a holiday, right? But what do you do with your pet dog? Animals do tie you to your home. It is often a problem, if you have no family to rely on and can add strain to friendships. So, in this article we are going to put up some solutions.   Insert your tweetable quote/phrase here Click to […]

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Therapy dogs can help reduce student stress, anxiety and improve school attendance

In the wake of the schools shootings in Florida, therapy dogs have been used as a way to provide comfort and support for students returning to school. Research has shown therapy dogs can reduce stress and provide a sense of connection in difficult situations. Given the impact therapy dogs can have on student well-being, schools and universities are increasingly adopting […]

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100 Top Dog Names infographic

The bark side: domestic dogs threaten endangered species worldwide

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 village and camp dogs), as well as those that are owned […]

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Whose best friend? How gender and stereotypes can shape our relationship with dogs

The relationship between people and their dogs can be a lasting and loving bond if the match is right. But when acquiring a dog, how do you know if that match will be a good one? Research shows there is a difference in the way some dogs react to men and women, and it can also matter if the dog […]

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Is there a place for dogs in public space, or must they make do with ‘dog parks’?

Who let the dogs out? I’m sure one of us did! In saying this, you might not have ever chosen to domesticate dogs, but we as a species did. Likewise, you might not feel any obligation towards dogs – indeed, you might not even like them – but we as a species surely owe dogs something in exchange for our […]

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130 Unique Male Dog Names You Won’t Mind Calling Out at the Park

by Heather Barnett Pick a one-of-a-kind dog name that won’t cause a stampede when you call it at the dog park Classic dog names like Spot and Spike are cute for sure, but at this point, it’s safe to say they’re also a bit overdone — and an unoriginal name can cause things to get a little crazy when you call […]

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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… Best Choice Products $129.95 […]

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A new leash on life for inmates at N.J. jail who train service dogs

CAMDEN — A new program utilizing inmates to train rescue dogs to be matched with military veterans suffering from service-related conditions was rolled out Monday at the Camden County jail. “This is about a second chance,” said Lt. Clifford Kareem, a corrections officer who helps supervise the pilot program. “These are rescue dogs. As one of… Best Choice Products $129.95 […]

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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… Best Choice Products $129.95 […]

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