The Most Pet-Friendly Cities in the United States
Where is the best place to have a pet? The country’s 100 largest cities, ranked according to how hospitable they are to animals.
In Central Park, Teaching Dogs to Sit (in Yiddish)
There’s a lot of kibitzing and not much kvetching in a course sponsored by a Jewish nonprofit that teaches dogs (and humans) commands in Yiddish.
How to Move When You Have Dogs and Cats
Packing up and relocating can be a logistical nightmare, and having pets may only complicate matters. Here are tips to make moving less stressful.
The Test Was ‘Bogus’: Readers Debate Live-or-Die Tests for Dogs
New York Times readers debated live-or-die tests for dogs, which animal shelters use when evaluating aggression in dogs.
Is This Dog Dangerous? Shelters Struggle With Live-or-Die Tests
A standard method for evaluating shelter dogs’ behavior — the results often meant the difference between adoption and euthanasia — is under scrutiny.
The Year of the Goat
This lowly farm animal has become the hot new pet, not to mention a ubiquitous presence on Instagram.
Paid Petsitting in Homes Is Illegal in New York. That’s News to Some Sitters.
The arrival of dogsitting apps like Rover and Wag has led the city to dust off a rule against caring for pets for pay in homes.
From Massages to ‘Pawicures,’ These Resorts Have It All for Pets
Some people who take luxury vacations feel the need to give equal treatment to their dogs and cats, who now have resorts of their own.
Amateur Sleuths Close In on Suspect in Case of a Stolen Rabbit
The would-be rescuers believe they may know who took a gray bunny named Sunny from a shelter in East Harlem.
So Your Dog Works as a Model? Don’t Quit Your Day Job
People whose pets appear in advertising campaigns or other media don’t tend to make a lot of money, but they do get bragging rights.