Posted April 10, 2018 by Ron Callari

Millennials are hearkening back to simpler times by transitioning golf courses and other vacant patches of land into community farms, surrounded by nature’s bounty and earthly goodness.                                                

Posted April 6, 2018 by Ron Callari

The new “shared economy” is somewhat of a misnomer as the home-share of an AirBnB or the ride-share of an Uber. Add “dog-sharing” to this mix, and visions of passing dogs around for free seems unfathomable.

Posted March 19, 2018 by Ron Callari

I was wrong when I stated there would be no pet taking up residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. When I posted my blog titled, “2017 Will Be A First For A Pet-less White House,” I should have clarified it would be one of the first “dog-less,” not “pet-less” White House's.

Posted March 13, 2018 by M Dee Dubroff

Meet Charlie, a two year-old yellow Labrador  Retriever hailing from Delaware County, Pennsylvania, trained to sniff out the chemicals that are used to manufacture electronics. She is sensitive to hidden flash drives, a favorite among many child predators who use them to hide photos and videos.

Posted March 4, 2018 by Ron Callari

Over the years, several animal advocate organizations have used “The Pawscar” mantle to recognize canine thespians for their moving roles in film and TV. The American Humane Association gave it a go back in 2015 when they presented a long-overdue acting award to Lassie and a ‘lifetime achievement’ honor to the beloved capuchin monkey Crystal, whose lengthy resume included ’Night at the Museum,’ “The Hangover,” “American Pie,” and the “Dr. Doolittle” films.

Posted January 28, 2018 by Ron Callari

These are the dogs who are left behind when a serviceman is deployed to go to war. Love doesn’t stop at the borders for these pets and their owners. And thanks to ‘Dogs on Deployment,’ there is an actual service that attends to this important need.

Posted January 12, 2018 by Rebecca West

A Boston museum is trying to enlist dogs in an effort to protect priceless works of art susceptible to pest infestations, giving canines one more job to add to their growing list of things to sniff out during the course of their workday.

Posted January 11, 2018 by M Dee Dubroff

Here's an amazing tale about a Pitt Bull Terrier named Lilly who came to the aid of her owner who had fallen onto the tracks of an oncoming train, hit her head and lost consciousness. The Pit Bull lost a leg in  the process,but she saved her owner's life. Read on for more about the brave spirit of this gentle canine heroine.