Posted June 8, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

For most cities the biggest dog controversy is over leash laws. Naturally in New York City things are always bigger -- and often very creative. When a law was passed banning dogs that could not be put in a carrier it wasn't a problem for dog owners. No indeed. It was a challenge. Since the law didn't limit the actual size of the dog their dogs started showing up on the subway in a number of different ways.

Posted June 7, 2017 by Rebecca West

A food truck with a flair for canine cuisine has been driving the streets of Seattle like a Pied Piper for dogs. Based on its success, could this be a recipe for things to come? (VIDEO)

Posted June 6, 2017 by Ron Callari

Who would have thought that the same dog that rolls in the mud, sniffs his or her fellow dog’s behinds, attracts fleas from time to time, and then gives you a big sloppy kiss — actually could be good for your health?

Posted June 6, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

I think Dad is going overboard in thinking of me as his child. Now he wants me to start doing chores.

Posted June 5, 2017 by Kitty Devine

Now is the time for all good animal-lovers to head out to the beach, the park, or the mountains for a little fun in the sun. Naturally that means that you want a barrier between you and the ground for a bit of creature comfort. This cool Pug Picnic/Beach Blanket is just the thing.

Posted June 5, 2017 by Ron Callari

Top dogs don’t always start out that way. Sometimes being guided by a noble purpose is all it takes to rise in the ranks — whether you are a human or an actual canine. Such was the case for a German shepherd named Sgt. Rex and Megan Leavey, a young female marine. As both were assigned to a number of battlefields in the Middle East, their stars aligned as these two soul mates evolved from lost causes to high-stakes fighting duo.

Posted June 4, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Today is Hug Your Cat Day. So don't forget to take a moment and hug your cat -- or someone else's.

Posted June 2, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

I wanted to celebrate National Doughnut Day by eating a couple of doughnuts. Okay, a couple of dozen, if you must know.