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The Divinity of Dogs

Dogs offer comfort in the unlikeliest places, during the most heartbreaking tragedies. This statement couldn’t be more true in Newtown, CT over the weekend, where a group of golden retrievers, "comfort dogs" as they...

December 17, 2012
Dr. Johnson nuzzles Petey, her beloved chihuahua rescue and office greeter!

Saving Petey

Dr. Arhonda C. Johnson is the chief veterinarian at The Ark Animal Hospital in Midtown Atlanta. Her love and dedication to animals is obvious when you first meet her. And it is very apparent in the story of how she came...

November 29, 2012
image via The Bark

Thanksgiving for Your Pet

Thanksgiving dinner isn’t just for humans anymore. It turns out that the big meal can be pretty healthy for pets. With little to no extra prep, you can share a healthful, nutritious dinner with your dog, too. Turkey...

November 19, 2012

NOVA scienceNOW: What are Animals Thinking?

Do dogs really know when they have done something wrong? I know my mom’s answer to that question is a resounding “yes!” She is often telling me about our dog Bijou’s bad behavior, like the time he climbed on a chair in...

November 7, 2012
Ray Cilli and his dog Woubie are rescued from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, New Jersey.

How to Help Pets Affected by Hurricane Sandy

I’m touched by the photos of families scrambling to escape the floods in their neighborhood caused by Hurricane Sandy. The images show parents, kids and their pets climbing into canoes to get away. This part is...

October 31, 2012

It's Adopt a Shelter Pet Month

October is Adopt a Shelter Pet Month. The benefits of adopting a shelter pet are manifold. As a “pet parent” to an adopted shelter pet - my dog Bijou, I can easily and happily rattle off how much he has made a...

October 22, 2012

Barkworld Expo: Social Media Goes to the Dogs

At this year’s Barkworld Expo, you can participate in dog yoga in the morning, a pet costume HOWL-O-Ween Charity Pawty in the evening and share everything on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest or you social network...

October 11, 2012
Photo Courtesy of S.H.A.R.E. House

Fourth Annual S.H.A.R.E. House Paws-an-Effect Dog Show Benefits Victims of Domestic Violence

If you love dogs and want to support a great cause, the Fourth Annual S.H.A.R.E. House Paws-an-Effect Dog Show provides a great opportunity to have fun with your pet and do something that benefits others in the...

October 4, 2012
Actress Katherine Heigl hosts "Shelter Me."

Shelter Me: Uplifting, True Rescue Dog Stories

Shelter Me is the perfect hour long testimony on why adopting shelter pets is vital. It’s hosted by actress and animal activist Katherine Heigl and is on tonight at 7 p.m on GPB. Dogs can touch our lives in such special...

September 12, 2012
Bijou dresses as Captain Jack Sparrow at the annual Petco Halloween party.

How to Find the Right Dog for You Part 3

So what does dressing up a dog as Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean have to do with finding the right dog for you? The answer is easy. Once you’ve found that perfect canine companion, you’ll want to...

August 30, 2012

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