What it Means When Your Dog Pees on You

Christmas was kind to me this year. I got some gift cards, some underwear, some cookies, a hummingbird feeder and a drill. And from my dog, I got peed on. This was actually the day after Christmas. Out for the afternoon walk, we saw some neighbors and their dogs, all of whom we’d met before, … Read more

Squish Appears on Rachel Ray Show

Squish, an Ohio dog whose face was left twisted and contorted by what veterinarians believe was a severe beating, will be a guest on “The Rachel Ray Show” today. Appearing via a video call with the once-abused dog will be the woman who rescued him and to whom he now belongs, a veterinary intern at … Read more

Do we Really Need Dog Fart Awareness Day?

Dog Fart Awareness Day came and went over the weekend — and I wasn’t even aware of it! Nor was I aware that such a day has apparently existed for at least three years. My tendency is to question whether it is “a real thing” — sorry, but a Facebook page alone is not ample proof of … Read more

“Pedigree Dogs Exposed” Gets First U.S. Airing

“Pedigree Dogs Exposed”, the controversial BBC documentary that shed some much-needed light on purebred breeding practices and the horrors they have produced, will get its first airing in the U.S. tonight (Dec. 10). Probably the single most important piece of dog reporting in the past decade, the documentary led to the BBC dropping its coverage of Crufts, … Read more