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Week in Review: Firehouse Rescue, Yulin Horrors, Delta Bans Pit Bulls, Summer Safety & 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!

Missing Toddler Found in Cornfield with Loyal Dog by her Side

A 3-year old toddler who went missing from her rural Missouri home is back home, safe and sound, thanks to her best friend, the loyal little dog that stayed by her side all night.…Continue reading

The 6 Reasons Dogs Bark (And How to Make Them Stop!)


Because barking dogs are so often misunderstood, the human reaction to a dog’s bark is often irritability, anger, nervousness – all reactions that are not only counterproductive to silencing a barking dog, but that can actually make problem barking worse. In order to effectively address a dog’s barking, owners must first understand why it’s happening.…Continue reading

Pregnant Dog Walks Into Fire Station to Deliver 8 Puppies

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A central Florida fire station didn’t have their own firehouse dog – until a pregnant pup wandered into the station and changed everything!…Continue reading

7 Summertime Treats That Are Dangerous to Dogs (And Some Safe Alternatives!)


Warm weather on its way (or already blazing in some parts of the country!) kickstarting another season of grilling and chilling. From summer festivals to backyard BARK-BQs, it’s important for pet parents to be aware of these 7 summertime treats that are dangerous to dogs.…Continue reading

Yulin Horrors Exposed as Rescuers Save 135 Dogs from Slaughter

A group of 135 dogs were rescued from dog slaughterhouses in Yulin, China, before the start of the dog meat festival, in June 2018. The rescue operation was conducted by Humane Society International’s Chinese partner group plus two other groups who did not wish to be identified. Yulin2018 Dog slaughterhouse rescue Yulin China

Chinese activists with whom HSI has worked for many years, together with two other rescue groups, negotiated the release of 135 dogs from three facilities in the Yulin suburbs. They captured chilling footage inside one slaughterhouse that kills around 50 dogs every day for human consumption.…Continue reading

3 Simple Dog Treats You Can Make at Home


Standing in the pet food aisle of your local grocery store, staring down the endless array of treats, chews, and snacks for your dog can get overwhelming – especially if you start reading those long lists of un-pronounceable ingredients!…Continue reading

Conference Calls With Fido: Meet America’s Most Pet Friendly Companies

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Zoosk thinks the best way for employees to alleviate a “ruff” day is to take a break and play fetch with one of the many Zoosk doggies on staff.

While Wellness Natural Pet Food celebrates the event each year at their Tewksbury, MA offices—complete with dog grooming and massages, a biscuit bar, raffles, a jumpy house K9 officer demo and more—they wanted to roll out the red carpet for other companies with a similar passion for pets by curating its second annual list of America’s Most Pet Friendly Companies.…Continue reading

The Ultimate Dog Lovers Summer Reading List


Whether you prefer fiction or fantasy, biographical true stories, or simply enjoy the classics, these books are the perfect summer escape for any dog lover.…Continue reading

Delta Airlines’ New Policy Bans Pit Bull Service Dogs from Flying


Delta Airlines announced a new policy that, in addition to limiting travelers to one service or emotional support dog, bans any “pit bull type” service dogs from traveling alongside their disabled handlers.…Continue reading

911 Operator’s Mistake Leads to Dog’s Death Inside Hot Animal Control Truck


Bad information from a 911 operator to a concerned citizen trying to rescue an escaped dog ultimately led to the dog’s tragic death inside the back of a sweltering hot Animal Control truck.…Continue reading

How to Remove Dog Hair From Just About Anywhere!

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Do you find yourself buying clothes or furniture the same color as your dog? Do you wait until just before leaving the house to put on your black dress pants (and hope your fur buddy doesn’t rub up against you on the way out the door)?…Continue reading

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