Am I Ready to Adopt a Pet - Part IV

Am I Ready to Adopt a Pet - Part IV

Whether we live in a tent or the Taj Mahal, a carefully-maintained environment contributes to a pet's health and happiness.

Dad was a Responsible Pet Parent Before it Was Fashionable

Dad was a Responsible Pet Parent Before it Was Fashionable

Dad favored the carrot over the rod in his approach to building bonds with his furry family members - and it showed.

To Care for the Dying: In People or Pets - A Sacred Charge

 To Care for the Dying: In People or Pets - A Sacred Charge

The most precious gift gift may be the one that can never be returned.

Puppy Dies in Overhead Bin - All On Board Are Accountable

Puppy Dies in Overhead Bin - All On Board Are Accountable

On United flight 1284 last Monday, the threads of reasoning, valor and common decency completely unravelled.

True Meaning of the Year of the Dog

True Meaning of the Year of the Dog

A dog's good fortune is on the rise, but there's a long way to go.

Am I Ready to Adopt a Pet - Part III

Am I Ready to Adopt a Pet - Part III

Though it is by no means the only factor, we can rely somewhat on breed characteristics to make an informed decision.

South Korea Tries to Pull Dog Meat Off Olympic Village Menus

South Korea Tries to Pull Dog Meat Off Olympic Village Menus

Trying to pull dog meat off Olympic Village menus in South Korea is but one of many examples of how host-cities hide their shame.

Am I Ready to Adopt a Pet - Part II

Am I Ready to Adopt a Pet - Part II

Do we have the material resources to responsibly care for a pet?

Flashback: Bait Dog, “Oogy,” Endured the Unthinkable - and Lived to Inspire

Flashback: Bait Dog, “Oogy,” Endured the Unthinkable - and Lived to Inspire

Oogy is one of the most inspiring beings who ever lived.

Pets and People Endure Changing “Seasons”

Pets and People Endure Changing “Seasons”

Adopted animals can have their “seasons” as well, though the vast majority of them have lived in prolonged darkness.

California Wildfires Bring Out the Best in People and Pets

California Wildfires Bring Out the Best in People and Pets

It’s not just humans that have been doing the rescuing . . .