6 Ways To Tell Your Dog You Love Them in ‘Doggie Language’

6 Ways To Tell Your Dog You Love Them in ‘Doggie Language’

Advertisement Pup parents know that our dogs love us deeply, even though they do not express it in the same manner as humans do. Recently, behavioral research saddened dog lovers when it showed that most dogs don’t like to be hugged. That’s not to say that our pups don’t enjoy receiving affection; they live for our love and approval! Try showing them your devotion in a language they can understand. 1. Gaze Deeply Into Their Eyes Dr, Brian Hare, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke University topped the NY Times best seller list with his…continue reading →
Rugged Dog Lifestyle Brand Is Searching For 5 Canine Models

Rugged Dog Lifestyle Brand Is Searching For 5 Canine Models

Advertisement The International sportswear brand, Trespass specializes in camping gear, skiwear, fleece, and trail boots. Since no outdoor adventure is complete without a canine sidekick, they also offer a dog lifestyle brand, Trespaws. Earlier this month, Trespaws’ social media pages announced a global search for five pups to model their line of collars, leashes, coats, equipment and accessories. “Attention all pups, great, small, far and wide!” the post reads. “Trespaws is looking for 5 new dog accounts to become our newest models. *All models will receive free product on a monthly basis and…continue reading →
New Dating App Helps Dog People Find Puppy Love

New Dating App Helps Dog People Find Puppy Love

Advertisement If “must love dogs” is a rule you apply to your romantic life, you may want to check out Dig, the dating app designed for dog people. According to sisters and co-founders, Leigh and Casey Isaacson, 55% of single adults in the U.S. are pet owners. Dig provides a safe, innovative way for those singles to meet and get to know one another. “Dig is a dating app for people who love dogs and have dogs,” Leigh said in an interview with Detroit’s Fox 2. “It’s a niche dating app but it’s a…continue reading →
Saved From Death Row, This Pup Wears His Emotions All Over His Face

Saved From Death Row, This Pup Wears His Emotions All Over His Face

Advertisement 4-year-old rescue dog, Bacon earned himself the nickname “Old Man Bacon” due to his temperamental attitutude and crabby nature. The unique-looking pooch’s story began on the streets of Tampa, Florida where he was picked up by animal control. Bacon was adopted out and returned twice with the owners citing behavioral issues. Eventually he found himself on the euthanasia list. Luckily, local rescue group, Guardian Angel Dog Rescue swooped in and pulled the adorable Pekingese/Dachshund/Chihuahua/Shih-tzu mix into their care. Bacon’s dramatically expressive face soon caught the eye of a gal named Meg, who struggled to believe the…continue reading →
6 Signs Your Dog Is Your Firstborn Child

6 Signs Your Dog Is Your Firstborn Child

Advertisement Remember that beautiful moment when you brought home your first bundle of joy? The whole world seemed to change, become smaller, and begin to revolve around your sweet, innocent – dog. Even if you are now the proud parent of a tiny human or two, you’ll never forget your very first pup. The one that first taught you the joy of loving another creature more than you love yourself. Here are 6 signs your dog is your firstborn child… Image Credit: Flickr | DavideGorla 1. Your dog’s comfort is more important than your…continue reading →

Canine Best Man Steals The Show During His Parents’ Wedding Vows

Advertisement Angie Blumberg and Jayce Conway tied the knot on July 28 with an outdoor ceremony in gorgeous Big Sky, Montana. The couple knew from the start they would include their beloved Yellow Lab, Boone in their big day, but they had no idea the happy-go-lucky pooch would end up stealing the spotlight! Photo c/o Angie Blumberg Boone’s job was to serve as best man, standing between Conway and his brother during the ceremony. At first, he sat obediently by his dad’s side as the wedding party made their way down the aisle.…continue reading →
Dad Bods And Dogs 2019 Calendar Celebrates The Best Things About Dog Rescue

Dad Bods And Dogs 2019 Calendar Celebrates The Best Things About Dog Rescue

Advertisement You not think you need a wall calendar, but you’re going to want to clear some wall space when you see Dad Bods and Dogs! Photographer Ricki Beason of Ricki Beason Rescue Photography photographs adoptable dogs in shelters to help them find their forever homes. Her 2018 calendar, “Heartthrobs and Hound Dogs” paired adoptable pups with buff, shirtless men flexing their muscles for the camera. The calendar helped raise money for her favorite local rescues, and her 2019 calendar will follow suit, but with a twist. Instead of featuring musclemen, she’s showcasing the bond…continue reading →
Dad Bods And Dogs 2019 Calendar Celebrates The Best Things About Dog Rescue

Dad Bods And Dogs 2019 Calendar Celebrates The Best Things About Dog Rescue

Advertisement You not think you need a wall calendar, but you’re going to want to clear some wall space when you see Dad Bods and Dogs! Photographer Ricki Beason of Ricki Beason Rescue Photography photographs adoptable dogs in shelters to help them find their forever homes. Her 2018 calendar, “Heartthrobs and Hound Dogs” paired adoptable pups with buff, shirtless men flexing their muscles for the camera. The calendar helped raise money for her favorite local rescues, and her 2019 calendar will follow suit, but with a twist. Instead of featuring musclemen, she’s showcasing the bond…continue reading →

Rescue Dog Is A Natural Model For All The Bling At Owners’ Jewelry Shop

Advertisement Belinda and Alex Leitch are the owners of Seaside Gems on New Zealand’s gorgeous London Quay and the parents of Maxwell, an adorable rescue pooch with a passion for fashion. The 11-year-old Pug/Japanese Chin serves as the shop’s unofficial mascot and jewelry model! Thousands of cruise ship tourists visit the town of Picton each year, and Maxwell makes sure they can’t resist stopping by Seaside Gems. “The amount of people he brings to the shop is amazing,” says jewelry designer, Amelia Pask. “He likes to sunbathe in the window and happily shows off our…continue reading →
Dog Brothers “Shamed” For Stealing Mail Carrier’s Lunch Send Adorable Apology

Dog Brothers “Shamed” For Stealing Mail Carrier’s Lunch Send Adorable Apology

Advertisement Two mischievous Lab/Mastiff brothers from Virginia have been publicly “shamed” on social media after climbing aboard a U.S. Postal Service truck and devouring the unsuspecting driver’s lunch. Their story has since gone viral, garnering attention from dog pawrents across the world. Screenshot via CBS News It all started with a handwritten note left in Carol Jordan’s mailbox. She told CBS News her first thought upon seeing the card from USPS was, “What did the boys do now?” The 6-year-old “boys” are brothers, Bear and Bull. They were adopted by Jordan from a…continue reading →
23 Examples Of Dog Logic That Every Pet Parent Can Relate To

23 Examples Of Dog Logic That Every Pet Parent Can Relate To

Advertisement With their unceasing optimism, our dogs have a special point of view, and one of the many reasons we love them is that they help us see things from a pure and innocent perspective! This means that our clever canines have their own ideas about how the world works, how to make the most of life, and the best way to score extra toys and treats! Below are a few hilarious examples of “dog logic” that most pet parents will be able to relate to. Share an example of your pup’s adorable…continue reading →
21 Pallet Dog Bed Ideas

21 Pallet Dog Bed Ideas

Advertisement It’s easy to see why pet parents love pallet beds: they’re a fun DIY project, they’re cheap to make, and they look chic with any decor! Plus, they’re totally customizable to fit the unique personality of your beloved canine. If you know where to look, you can get pallets for free. They’re often used to load up products for shipment to stores, so if  you can get in touch with a local small business (perhaps there’s a pet shop you frequent), ask a manager if you can take home some pallets that…continue reading →
Dream Job: This Company Is Hiring Someone To Travel & Instagram Dogs This Summer

Dream Job: This Company Is Hiring Someone To Travel & Instagram Dogs This Summer

Advertisement If getting paid to travel, take photos, and hang out with dogs all summer sounds like your dream job, listen up. The Points Guy, a website that helps readers score the best deals and earn points their trips, is hiring an intern for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Did we mention they’re also paying $20 an hour? The Barketing Associate official duties include traveling with resident pooches Miles, Hootie and Swisher to research dog-friendly destinations and post about the adventures on The Points Pups Instagram page. Candidates must be willing to work a flexible schedule of…continue reading →
Why More Work Places Should Be Dog-Friendly

Why More Work Places Should Be Dog-Friendly

Advertisement Major employers such as Ben & Jerry’s, Bank of America, Amazon, and the Federal Department of the Interior have recognized the benefits of allowing staff to bring their pups to work. Canine companionship improves employee morale and job satisfaction even in those who do not have dogs of their own. Executive recruiter Brita Altig brings her 7-year-old Golden Retriever, Charlie to work with her at Amazon‘s Seattle Headquarters each day. The incredibly dog-friendly campus features an on-site dog park, a 17th floor doggy deck complete with faux fire hydrant, and several pup-accessible…continue reading →
Man Who Stole Police K9’s Ball Is Cited For “Larceny Of Police Property”

Man Who Stole Police K9’s Ball Is Cited For “Larceny Of Police Property”

Advertisement 6-year-old Eli is the “seniority leader” of the Troy, Michigan Police Department‘s three scent K9s. On April 5, he was participating in a training exercise in a field behind the local Holiday Inn Express when a disgruntled guest stole his beloved ball. As a K9 officer was laying scent tracks for Eli, the man yelled from an open hotel window, demanding to know what was going on. The officer told him it was an official training exercise and advised him not to touch the police property left behind in the field. Working…continue reading →
Over 1,200 Dachshunds Create Quite The Spectacle All For A Good Cause

Over 1,200 Dachshunds Create Quite The Spectacle All For A Good Cause

Advertisement Unsuspecting park goers were in for an adorable surprise this weekend when they came across what’s thought to be the largest gathering of four-legged sausages to date. Over 1,200 Dachshunds donned their leashes and dragged their humans out of the house to participate in the mass gathering at Heaton Park in the UK. The group of dogs and dog lovers went on a 90-minute walk all together and raised money for two charities devoted to the breed’s health and well-being. The first charity, Dedicated to Dachshunds with IVDD, provides care and disability…continue reading →
UK Travel Company Seeks Adventurous Pooch To Review Dog-Friendly Vacations

UK Travel Company Seeks Adventurous Pooch To Review Dog-Friendly Vacations

Advertisement The UK-based company, Canine Cottages is searching for the perfect pooch to fill the position of Canine Critic. The hours are “between the time of sleeping, naps and more sleeping,” benefits include four paid vacations per year with their favorite human, and the salary is a highly competitive mix of “treats and surprises from top dog brands.” Does your pup have what it takes to land this doggy dream job? The property managers at Canine Cottages are devoted to helping vacationers choose the perfect dog-friendly holiday rental to enjoy with their four-legged friends.…continue reading →

Dog Park Doodles Capture Every Pup’s Unique Character

Advertisement On the rare bright and sunny day in Portland, Oregon, dog owners and their pups come out in droves. They flock to local off-leash parks to soak up the sun while the furrier members of the crowd get the chance to run and play with their fair weather friends. Behind the big dogs and little dogs having fun at one particular park, there’s also Mike Bennett. Mike doesn’t have a dog; he’s there for a different reason. Image Courtesy of Mike Bennett By day, Mike is a preschool teacher. But by night,…continue reading →
Does This Dog’s Face Look Unusual To You?

Does This Dog’s Face Look Unusual To You?

Advertisement They say that dogs and their people start to resemble each other after awhile, but this pup’s face just looks strikingly… human! Yogi is an adorable pooch whose photo is making dog lovers scratch their heads. Sure he’s a breed mix, but does that include being part person? Image Source: Chantel Desjardins Actually, 1-year-old Yogi is a Shih-Poo (a Shih Tzu / Poodle mix) who was recently groomed. Perhaps it’s his stunning green eyes, his full pink pout, or his model-like bone structure that have people giving his picture a double-take. Image Source:…continue reading →
Meet Marley, The Sheep Who Thinks He’s A Dog

Meet Marley, The Sheep Who Thinks He’s A Dog

Advertisement Marley has led quite a sheltered life for a sheep. Orphaned as a newborn, he was adopted by Ali Vaughan and her family when he was just a month old. The shaggy Valais Blacknose Valley sheep developed a joint infection soon after and required daily care. As he recovered in the Vaughan’s kitchen, Marley learned that indoor life suited him quite nicely. He also bonded with the family’s black lab, Jess, and began to pick up some distinctly canine behaviors! Marley is now 6-months-old, and although he dislikes cold weather (plus wind,…continue reading →

Social Media Users Help Old Dog Find His Favorite Discontinued Toy

Advertisement Like most dogs, 12-year-old Jaxon has a favorite toy. His name is “Greenie” and he is a jolly dragon the color of fresh limes. Last month, Jaxon’s concerned mom, Kelli Brown took to Twitter in search of a replacement “Greenie” when she discovered that the beloved toy had been discontinued by its manufacturer. @PetSmart PLZ HELP! This Top Paw toy has been discontinued but it’s the only toy 12 y/o Jaxon will play with. Got any laying around? We’ll buy them all up if you’ll let us! Our internet search brought us…continue reading →
Pup Mom Uses PowerPoint To Persuade Her Boyfriend To Adopt A Shelter Dog

Pup Mom Uses PowerPoint To Persuade Her Boyfriend To Adopt A Shelter Dog

Advertisement Haley Tabarangao and her boyfriend Colton Scheer are already the proud pawrents of Yams, a 12-week-old Newfoundland pup. While they are smitten with the adorable fluffball, Haley couldn’t help but notice an 8-year-old shelter pooch named Gary patiently awaiting his forever home at the local Humane Society. Gary has likely been overlooked because of his age, but that didn’t stop Haley from falling in love! “The shelter speaks very highly of him, I just think most people want a younger dog,” she told Unilad. “His face in the picture they have really reminded…continue reading →
Adorable Dog Dad Creates A Clever Device For Trimming His Pup’s Nails

Adorable Dog Dad Creates A Clever Device For Trimming His Pup’s Nails

Advertisement 18-year-old Kendal Peifer is one lucky gal. Not only did her family rescue a wonderful pooch named Oliver last year, she also has an adorable dad who is basically MacGyver! Like most pups, Oliver is not a fan of having his nail trims. In order to get the job done, Kendal’s dad visited the local Goodwill and purchased…a purse. What does a used pleather pocketbook have to do with trimming dog nails, you ask? Well, when four strategically placed holes are added and the contraption is hung from a piece of exercise…continue reading →
Dog Steals Stuff From Around The House & His Haul Is Hilarious

Dog Steals Stuff From Around The House & His Haul Is Hilarious

Advertisement We love our canines for all their endearing quirks, and this woman’s pooch is a bit of a kleptomaniac! Francesca Emmingham of the United Kingdom posted a Twitter thread of her pup’s adorable antics that went viral. The mischievous Doxie, named Flynn, enjoys taking his family’s belongings for himself. But the thief is so cute, his photos have been liked nearly 30,000 times in just 24 hours! (Anyway, who could ever be mad at that face?) “Who wants to see a thread of my dog stealing objects from around the house?” Emmingham wrote.…continue reading →