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.

Posted January 4, 2018 by M Dee Dubroff

Robert Handel and his family evacuated their burning northern California property with hearts that were as heavy as lead. Apart from all the worldly possessions they were leaving behind, he could not coax their beloved Great Pyrenees, Odin, to abandon his charge of 8 bottle-fed goats, and the family was forced to make a heart-breaking choice.

Posted January 3, 2018 by Creature Features

A savvy street cat from Belarus seems to be raking in the rubles by begging passing pedestrians for loose change and spare banknotes.