Posted December 11, 2017 by Myra Per-Lee

When you meet that dog in a shelter and he is shy and withdrawn and may have behavioral problems, maybe he's just needing a secure base from which to star.  Maybe that secure base is you.

Posted December 10, 2017 by Ron Callari

It’s no coincidence that this year’s blockbuster Christmas movie. ’The Greatest Showman’ should coincide with the curtain falling on the longest-running traveling circus, namely the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s Circus. And when the ‘greatest show on earth’ finally stomps on it’s caravan brakes for the last time, other traveling circuses may not be far behind.

Posted December 6, 2017 by Rebecca West

Just like with babies, there are actually trends each year regarding the most popular names given by pet owners to their dogs. Crazy, you say? Perhaps, but it's true.

Posted December 4, 2017 by Myra Per-Lee

Drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs are painful processes emotionally and, often, physically. Their goal is not to punish addicts, but to help them heal.  What better healing aid that a non-judgmental pet?

Posted December 1, 2017 by Rebecca West

Scientists now believe they definitively know which animals are smarter, dogs or cats. While most pet owners are convinced they know the answer, be prepared to be vindicated or disappointed.

Posted November 27, 2017 by Rebecca West

Fitness trends come and go but working out with your pets can lead to a lifelong health regimen with more than one benefit, if it works for you.

Posted November 19, 2017 by Rebecca West

According to a recent study of more than 3.4 million people, dog ownership can extend your life, especially if you're single.

Posted November 17, 2017 by M Dee Dubroff

Meet Binti Jua, a female gorilla living at the Brookfield Zoo near Chicago, Illinois, whose name in Swahili means Daughter of Sunshine. She saved the life of a little boy who toppled into the gorilla habitat one summer day a number of years go.