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Week in Review: Shock Collar Ban, United Airlines Disasters, Science Teacher Under Fire & More

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Catch up on all the dog news, stories, training, and lifestyle tips, tricks and advice you might have missed in this dog news week in review!

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From inspiring stories, breaking news, advice for dog moms and dads, and tips for training your furriest family members, a lot happens in a week! Here are the top dog stories from this past week, all in one easy-to-read article!

Senior Shelter Dogs Are the Artists at Museum’s Newest Exhibit

Move over Jackson Pollock – there’s a new pack of artists in town… and these seniors don’t need paintbrushes! A group of adopted senior shelter dogs have created their own pieces of art that will be on display at Ohio’s Massillon Museum through March 25.…Continue reading

Electric Shock Collars Set to be Banned in England

Shock Collars

In an effort to improve the welfare of animals, “cruel” electric shock collars are set to be banned in England, the government confirmed Sunday.…Continue reading

Meet Sergeant Stubby: The Most Decorated War Dog in History


Before he became the most decorated war dog in American history, Sergeant Stubby was homeless: unwanted, unwashed, unloved, and scrounging for scraps on the streets of Connecticut.…Continue reading

6 Easy Ways to Help Your Local Animal Shelter


A vast majority of animal shelters and rescue organizations depend almost entirely on the generosity of donors and volunteers to do the amazing and important work they do in their own communities and beyond. As animal lovers, it’s only natural to want to help – but not everyone has the means to donate money. Don’t worry, even without a monetary donation, there are plenty of ways to help!…Continue reading

Puppy Dies on United Flight When Attendant Forced the Dog into Overhead Bin


During a Monday evening United Airlines flight from Houston to New York, a flight attendant forced a passenger to stow her puppy in the aircraft’s overhead bin. When the flight landed, the 10-month old dog was dead.…Continue reading

Science Teacher Investigated After Feeding Live Puppy to Snapping Turtle While Students Watched

Snapping Turtle

An Idaho science teacher is under investigation after reportedly feeding a live puppy to a classroom snapping turtle while several students watched.…Continue reading

United Airlines Mistakenly Sends Kansas-Bound Dog to Japan

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Just a day after the United Airlines tragedy that resulted in the death of a 10-month old puppy forced to ride in the overhead compartment of a United Airlines flight, the airline is once again making headlines that have pet owners questioning whether to ever use the United PetSafe® program again. A German Shepherd traveling via United Airlines from Oregon to Kansas City was mistakenly rerouted by the airline and flown halfway around the globe to Japan instead.…Continue reading

6 Special Ways to Honor a Dog You’ve Loved & Lost


There’s no heartbreak quite like that of losing a beloved best furry friend. most pet parents equate the love of their dog to that of their children. Our dogs are, after all, a part of the family.…Continue reading

Top Ten Unluckiest Pet Names


Does your dog seem to always be down on his luck? Is he accident-prone, frequently under-the-weather or eating something he shouldn’t?…Continue reading

The 2018 Kosher for Passover Dog Food List

Kosher For Passover

Because dogs are family members, sharing our homes and mealtimes, joining us in celebrations, and because Jews cannot be in possession of certain grains during Passover, we’ve compiled this list of Passover-approved dog foods that are highly recommended for quality, healthfulness, and taste.…Continue reading

Dog Accidentally Sent to Japan on United Airlines Flight Returns Home by Private Jet


Four long days after United Airlines accidentally flew a family’s dog halfway across the world to Japan (just a day after forcing another dog into the overhead bin, an act that resulted in his death), the beloved German Shepherd was finally reunited with his family.…Continue reading

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