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Banana Joe wins best in show at the 137th Westminister Dog Show. (Photo via AP)

Banana Joe is Best in Show

Meet America’s new top dog! Banana Joe, a five year old affenpinscher from the Netherlands.He won the Best in Show title at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show yesterday. It’s a pretty timely win as this...

February 13, 2013

Meet Your Doggie Match This Valentine’s Day

Forget about human online dating sites like Try finding your one true love - a four legged, furry, tail wagging bachelor or bachelorette by taking part in the ASPCA's Meet Your Match Dating show. It’s an...

February 11, 2013

12 Dog Photos to Make You Smile

Here in Georgia, the weather is grey and dismal adding to the beginning of the week blahs. If you're like me and need a happiness booster, then take a look at these 12 dog photos that will make you smile 1.) This dog...

January 14, 2013

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