Animal Welfare Law Rankings by State

The Animal Legal Defense Fund, the nation’s preeminent legal advocacy organization for animals, released the 12th annual year-end report (2017) ranking the animal protection laws of all 50 states. For the 10th year in a row, Illinois is in first … Continue reading

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Sudden Weight Loss in Dogs: Signs and Symptoms

Sudden weight loss in a dog that is not attributable to increased exercise or activity should be brought to the attention of your veterinarian. Some dogs do experience cyclical weight changes because they live in seasonal climates and are exercised … Continue reading

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8 Tips For Caring For Winter Skin

Those of you who are regular readers/followers have likely heard me discuss my issues with dry skin before, especially during the winter. Recently, I shared some of the ways I care for the skin on my face this time of … Continue reading

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Creamy Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

Thank you Potatoes USA for sponsoring this post. Make a delicious and convenient meal for your family tonight with potatoes! You guys hear me gush on a regular basis about how tacos are my favorite food, but there is actually … Continue reading

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Dog Saves Vietnam Veteran from Fire

Photo Credits: Bella The Hero on GoFundMe Fires can be terrifying for anyone, however one two-year-old Ohio pup battled her fear out of love for her owner. For that, Vietnam Veteran Tony Damato describes his dog, Bella, as “my hero.” … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar for the 2018 American Rescue Dog Show!

Known as TV’s home to family-friendly entertainment, the Hallmark Channel will showcase shelter dogs in need of a forever home on the 2018 American Rescue Dog Show, airing February 12. Rebecca… [[ This is a summary only. Click the title … Continue reading

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John Guille Millais’s retriever named Jet

Jet. A few months ago, I wrote about how Sir Everett Millais created the modern basset hound when the inbred strains of Norman basset that were being bred in England were crossed with a bloodhound. Sir Everett Millais was a … Continue reading

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Friday Funny: In Honor of California

From the excellent Bored Panda site. To those of you partaking of weed now that it’s legal in California: you might want to keep it out of reach of your pets! Until next time, Good day, and good dog! Doggies.com … Continue reading

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K-9 Loki

From the Facebook page of the K-9 Defender Fund: “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog”..Mark Twain Meet K9 Loki of the Howe, Texas Police Department, where Sgt. … Continue reading

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Snow Day

Anyone else planning on staying in their jammies all day, watching the snow come down? Until next time, Good day, and good dog! Doggies.com Dog Blog

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