Before You Adopt: Planning a Lifelong Commitment to Your Pet’s Health
Ask yourself these questions and think about these issues before you adopt. Your life — and that of your new pet — will be better for it.
What We Can Learn From European Dog Culture
When I went to Europe, people asked: Is something wrong with American dogs? The answer has more to do with us than our pets.
Stuck at Home, Americans Turn to Foster Pets for Companionship
Shelters across the United States are reporting upticks in foster applications as people seek out a friend to ride out the coronavirus crisis with.
Helping Your Dog Survive During a Quarantine
Quarantine means no one goes out — and that includes your pup, unless you have a private outdoor space for them. Here’s how to help your dog thrive while you’re both stuck indoors.
The Truth About Alligators in the Sewers of New York
Sightings over the decades have lent an air of legitimacy to the century-old urban myth. Here’s how it all started.
Daniel, the Golden Retriever Snubbed at Westminster, Is Doing Just Fine
The internet has called for justice after a standard poodle took top honors over Daniel at the 144th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. We checked in to see how he’s handling defeat.
Has Your Veterinarian Been Accused of Malpractice? It May Be Tough to Find Out
Questions. Rapport. License checks. Second opinions. Here are some tips for finding the right veterinarian for you and your animals.
Pets Are Just ‘Property,’ So Owners Can’t Do Much When Vets Harm Them
Doctors who harm their patients face costly lawsuits and other serious consequences. There is much less accountability for veterinarians, as devastated pet owners in Oregon learned.
Does Your Pet Really Need Cat TV or a Dog Playlist?
Streaming services like Amazon Prime and Spotify offer videos, playlists and narrated books to entertain dogs and cats. But who loves it more: The pets? Or their owners?
No More Doggies in the Window? N.Y. May Ban Retail Pet Sales
After an investigation revealed abuses at a shop in Manhattan, support for a bill to ban retail sales of dogs, cats and rabbits.