Can you help? Meet 10 beautiful Animal Lifeline dogs desperate for forever home

Stunner Paige is among the dogs at Animal Lifeline desperate to land their paws on a forever home. She’s an 18-month-old German Shepherd and is among a number of pooches looking for an owner. Staff say she could ‘potentially’ live with another dog with the right introduction. She could also do with some basic training […]

Animal dumping on the rise in rural parts of Middle TN, rescues say

SOUTHSIDE, Tenn. (WKRN) — More pet owners are abandoning their cats and dogs in Middle Tennessee, leaving them to fend for themselves, according to some animal rescues. Rescues in Montgomery County and Stewart County told News 2 they’ve noticed an uptick in pets being dumped by owners, mainly because the shelters are so full, they […]

How an animal psychic helped find a missing dog

It was more in a spirit of desperation that I decided to contact an animal psychic after my friends’ terrier Lark disappeared. Lark vanished one evening from their house. She was chipped, and her collar had their number on it, but as the days went by no one called. Lark’s photo was put on Facebook and […]

Victoria Schade, Unleashed Holiday, and Delightful RomComs with Dogs

Zazie and Kristi chat with Victoria Schade, dog trainer and author of delightful romcoms, about writing about dogs and her upcoming book Unleashed Holiday.  By Zazie Todd PhD This page contains affiliate links which means I may earn a commission on qualifying purchases at no cost to you. Watch episode 13 of The Pawsitive Post […]

Sherwood Animal Shelter holds 4th annual pool party for dogs

SHERWOOD, Ark. – It was a fun day for a good cause at the Sherwood pool as the city’s canine residents got to celebrate the 4th annual PupPawLooza Pool Party on Saturday. This is the 4th year for the pool party, which gives people in the community the opportunity to bring their furry friends for […]

3 More Reasons Why It’s Better to Use (Only) Reward-Based Methods to Train Dogs

The side-effects of aversive dog training methods that most people don’t know about–but should. Photo: Stock Rocket/Shutterstock By Zazie Todd PhD This page contains affiliate links which means I may earn a commission on qualifying purchases at no cost to you. Get the weekly Companion Animal Psychology newsletter By now, the idea that aversive training […]

Dogs can no longer be chained under Phoenix’s new animal cruelty rules

PHOENIX – The city of Phoenix made changes to its animal cruelty rules amid extreme heat in the Valley. The Phoenix City Council passed two ordinances regarding adequate shelter and types of restraints that people can use to restrain pets. Owners are now banned from using chains to tether animals. “Restraint means a rope, tether, […]

Dogs for adoption at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah

“The Guardians of Dogtown” sounds like it could be the title of an action flick, but for the dog caregivers at the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah, it’s a fitting moniker. Nestled within Angel Canyon’s winding red rocks and desert landscape, the hustle and bustle of the community inside the borders of Best […]

Lake County News,California – Clearlake Animal Control: ‘Josie,’ ‘Dennis’ and the dogs

“Josie.” Photo courtesy of Clearlake Animal Control. CLEARLAKE, Calif. — Clearlake Animal Control has dozens of dogs needing to be adopted. The Clearlake Animal Control website continues to list 33 dogs for adoption. This week’s dogs include “Josie,” a 3-year-old female Labrador retriever mix. “Dennis.” Photo courtesy of Clearlake Animal Control. There also is “Dennis,” […]

Georgia animal group discovers 12 dead dogs in truck after AC breaks down on way to adoption event

News By Katherine Donlevy August 3, 2023 | 1:07am Twelve dogs hoping to find a forever home died over the weekend after the air conditioning system failed inside the truck that was transporting them to an adoption event. The dogs were among 35 that were in the back of a borrowed trailer when an “unforeseen […]

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