Tascha spends most of every day with Dylan, whose parents say that the dog calms him. Photo via dailymail.co.uk
Last week, authorities in Germany were calling for a Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Tascha to be put down because she bit a neighbor’s dog in a curbside scuffle. Under breed-specific legislation, Staffies are classified as a fighting dog in the state of Brandenburg, where
A story on Care2.com offers some helpful tips for folks whose dogs suffer from anxiety. Many rescue dogs, especially, suffer from anxiety, as a result of mistreatment, and if you have ever spent time with such a dog, you know how heartbreaking, frustrating, and. . .
Jon Katz’s new book will be published next week. Photo by Jon Katz, via slate.com
Beloved author Jon Katz—best known for his books on dogs, such as A Dog Year—has a new one coming on next week, and slate.com is offering a sneak-preview excerpt. The Second Chance Dog: A Love Story is described as. . .
Does it matter which way are those tails wagging? Photo by Tom, Bowie
One of the first things a person learns about dogs is that they wag their tails when they are happy. While this is true, it turns out that the tail motion conveys a lot more information. An article on NPR.com describes a recent study that explored how. . .
Last month, we featured a moving video by Eldad Hagar, of Hope for Paws, about his rescue of Chance, a Pit Bull who had been used as a bait dog and then abandoned on the streets of Los Angeles. What was incredible about Chance’s rescue is that, . . .
Lexie Sanders was reunited with her dog, Phineas, on Saturday. Photo via nytimes.com
We have posted many times about dogs who have been unfairly deemed “vicious” and condemned to death. (Perhaps the saddest was that of Wicca.) But none of those stories have been as wildly strange and full of twists and turns as. . .