Does My Dog Need Behavior Training or a Private Session?

I’ve got a new post over on my Psychology Today blog, Fellow Creatures. Photo: Blue Bird/Pexels By Zazie Todd PhD The post looks at the different types of dog training classes and consultations that are available, and how to choose between them. For example, puppy class is a valuable way to help meet your pup’s […]

Barstool Sports’ Dave Portnoy Adopts Dog from Atlanta’s LifeLine Animal Shelter

Dave Portnoy, Barstool Sports founder, introduced his newest dog, whom he adopted from the LifeLine Animal shelter in Atlanta, on Feb. 14 to his 3 million-plus followers on X, formerly Twitter. Portnoy named the canine – Miss Peaches. Dave Portnoy creates Peaches merch, to donate profits to Atlanta’s LifeLine Animal shelter According to Atlanta News […]

Five Men Booked for Animal Cruelty After Beating Dog to Death | Meerut News

BIJNOR: Five men were booked on Thursday for animal cruelty after they allegedly tortured and thrashed a dog to death using an iron rod. The incident took place on Wednesday after the dog bit a child in Kabulpura Gotiya under Badaun police station limits.The matter was brought to the attention of animal lover, Vikendra Sharma, […]

Having a Reactive Dog is Difficult and Costly, Study Shows

When dogs lunge, bark, and growl at other dogs or people, the dog is having a hard time—and so is their guardian. More awareness is needed. Many people with reactive dogs walk where they won’t see anyone else. Photo: Danilo Silveira/Shutterstock By Zazie Todd PhD If you’ve never had a reactive dog, you don’t know […]

Hi, Buddy! Dog at Orange County Animal Services looking for forever home

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – There are a few things I am extremely passionate about. Obviously, my passion for law enforcement runs very deep, but it is equal to the love I have for animals. Starting this month, Trooper Steve on Patrol is partnering with Orange County Animal Services in hopes to finding these sheltered animals […]

Huntsville Animal Services waiving fees on most adult pets ahead of annual Ground Dog Day

Published on January 26, 2024 Huntsville Animal Services is again gearing up for Ground Dog Day, an annual event held in conjunction with Groundhog Day on Friday, Feb 2. There’s no prognosticating groundhog in Huntsville to see a shadow, so Huntsville Animal Services relies on the forecasting skills of Cosmo, a mixed-breed male available for […]

Lowell woman caught on video beating her dog facing animal cruelty charges – NBC Boston

It was a disturbing act of animal cruelty, caught on camera. On Tuesday, a woman faced a judge after police said she admitted to kicking her dog multiple times in Lowell, Massachusetts. There are cameras all over the apartment building where the incident occurred, but if it weren’t for a car crash that forced the […]

Bring a dog home for the day with CMPD’s Animal Care “Daycation” program – WSOC TV

CHARLOTTE — If you’re not ready to commit to adopting a furry friend, CMPD’s Animal Care and Control unit offers some options to get a best friend for a day. “Staycation” and “Daycation” programs are the Animal Care units efforts to socialize dogs in it’s care “It gives it a nice day out, interaction it […]

Albuquerque Animal Welfare collects dog houses to help keep animals warm

Albuquerque’s Animal Welfare Department is collecting donated dog houses and giving them away to low-income families across the metro. Albuquerque’s Animal Welfare Department is collecting donated dog houses and giving them away to low-income families across the metro. A lieutenant for the department says they cite dozens of people a year for leaving their dogs […]

How to Train Your Dog to Wear a Coat or Sweater

Coats and sweaters may be necessary for cold weather–but your dog won’t automatically like them. Here’s how to teach your dog to wear a coat. Photo: Enna8982/Shutterstock By Zazie Todd PhD What’s your favourite thing about winter with your pets? A storm last Friday blew most of the leaves off the deciduous trees all at […]

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