Pics of Finger Monkeys

The pygmy marmoset (Cebuella pygmaea) or finger monkey is a small species of New World monkey native to rain forests of the western Amazon Basin in South America. The species is notable for being the smallest monkey and one of the smallest primates in the world, at just over 100 grams (3.5 oz) (Madame Berthe’s mouse lemur is smaller). It is generally found in evergreen and river-edge forests and is a gum-feeding specialist, or a gummivore. About 83% of the pygmy marmoset population lives in stable troops of two to nine individuals, including…continue reading →

Pictures of Finger Monkeys

The pygmy marmoset (Cebuella pygmaea) or finger monkey is a small species of New World monkey native to rain forests of the western Amazon Basin in South America. The species is notable for being the smallest monkey and one of the smallest primates in the world, at just over 100 grams (3.5 oz) (Madame Berthe’s mouse lemur is smaller). It is generally found in evergreen and river-edge forests and is a gum-feeding specialist, or a gummivore. About 83% of the pygmy marmoset population lives in stable troops of two to nine individuals, including…continue reading →
This Website Created an Unforgettable Way to Remember Your Dog

This Website Created an Unforgettable Way to Remember Your Dog

It’s a fact: every dog leaves indelible paw prints on our hearts. Each one is perfectly unique in their both their appearance and personality. One company believes that every dog is so unique that they each deserve their own custom portrait. And not just any portrait, but a uniquely styled piece of art that can be printed on your choice of wood, canvas, or metal. Here’s an example (this one on a wood) You simply send in your favorite picture (doesn’t have to be professional, a clear smartphone picture works just fine) and the…continue reading →
The Adorable Fennec Fox

The Adorable Fennec Fox

A Cute Fennec Fox is adorable enough to be a pet. Unlike adult Fennec Foxes, newborns do not have bat-like ears but as they grow older they will straighten. Their oversized ears are very important and they serve a purpose in their lives. The surface of their ears helps radiate body heat so that they can keep cool under the scorching sun. Their ears are also helpful in listening for prey that is situated in the ground. Fennec Foxes are the smallest species of foxes in the world and they are native to…continue reading →
This Company Just Created The “Second Best Dog Bed In The World”

This Company Just Created The “Second Best Dog Bed In The World”

We know what you’re thinking. What’s the first best bed? Well of course, it’s this! 😃 But for those times when you’re not home, or you’re in another room, we think you’ll love the new PACK&DEN line from iHeartDogs. So what’s so great about PACK&DEN? Here’s 4 reasons what’s it’ll instantly be your dog’s “second favorite bed” Reason #1: Includes 2 inches of high quality orthopedic foam layers: a stabilizing foam layer on bottom and a memory foam layer on top, creating a luxuriously cushy, yet supportive bed for your furry family member. Reason #2: Features…continue reading →
This Company Just Invented Another Reason You Should Allow Your Dog On The Couch

This Company Just Invented Another Reason You Should Allow Your Dog On The Couch

Dogs on the Couch? Yes.Dog smell on the couch? No. Does your pup LOVE hanging out on your furniture? Are you tired of that doggy smell permeating your furniture? Or maybe you just want to provide a comfy spot for your dog on the couch? This throw has you covered – in fact, you’ll probably want to use it just as much as your furry family member! Our luxurious PACK&DEN throws are guaranteed to promote cuddling, here’s why: Luxurious faux, vegan fur that feels amazing and looks phenomenal (we’re seriously obsessed) Easy to…continue reading →

There’s No Excuse to Not Let Your Dog On The Couch With These Throws With a Hidden Feature You’ll Love

Home Is Where The Dog Is Does your pup LOVE hanging out on your furniture? Are you tired of that doggy smell permeating your furniture? Or maybe you just want to provide a comfy spot for your dog on the couch? This throw has you covered – in fact, you’ll probably want to use it just as much as your furry family member! Our luxurious PACK&DEN throws are guaranteed to promote cuddling, here’s why: Luxurious faux, vegan fur that feels amazing and looks phenomenal (we’re seriously obsessed) Easy to clean, machine washable So….…continue reading →

Back Dimple Piercing – Cute or Not?

Those indents sitting above your buttocks have a purpose. Back dimples facilitate good circulation around the pelvic area which then makes it easier for you to climax. As sexy as that sounds, what’s even sexier is that you can add piercings to these so-called “back dimples.”  Back dimple piercing has become rather popular recently. Body piercing is an art and if you’ve got indents you’d want to flaunt, opting to have them pierced certainly draws attention. But is getting that area pierced as easy as it sounds? Let’s put it this way: you…continue reading →
A Leading Veterinarian Calls This “The Supplement Most Needed By Your Pet”

A Leading Veterinarian Calls This “The Supplement Most Needed By Your Pet”

There are so many supplements being marketed toward dogs these days. How can you possibly know which one or ones are the best for your dog? While each dog has his own health, nutrition, and supplemental needs that you should discuss with your vet before adding supplements to your dog’s diet, one veterinarian believes that nearly every dog in the country would benefit from one supplement in particular. Which one would that be? Read on to find out! Dr. Karen Becker is a holistic, proactive, and integrative wellness veterinarian who offers the most up-to-date information…continue reading →
Army Veteran Reunited With His Retired Bomb-Sniffing Dog After 6 Months Of Separation

Army Veteran Reunited With His Retired Bomb-Sniffing Dog After 6 Months Of Separation

Advertisement When Ali, a bomb-sniffing Dutch Shepherd, was forced to retire due to his age back in December, his handler, Troy Sutton, was still in Iraq and worried that he would never see Ali again. Luckily, K-9 Hero Haven stepped in and helped Ali transition into retired life while Sutton finished his time in Iraq. Sutton had served in the United States Army for 24 years but now works for American K-9 Detection Services, where he works with dogs to sniff out bombs in Iraq. Sutton had worked with Ali for about 5 years and…continue reading →

Penguin Plays With Ipad

Penguins at the Aquarium of the Pacific were given old iPads, with a cat game on it, to play with. The penguin in this video obviously loved it. Come on Pee Wee, catch that mouse! [embedded content]continue reading →
The Easy (Natural) Trick To Helping Your Pup Overcome Diarrhea

The Easy (Natural) Trick To Helping Your Pup Overcome Diarrhea

Whether your dog’s bouts with diarrhea are frequent or limited to periods of stress, you want to help your dog feel better as quickly as possible. While chronic, unexplained, or mucous-covered diarrhea warrant trips to the vet, there is one thing you can do to help your dog overcome occasional diarrhea and recover more quickly. You may be taking probiotics yourself, but did you know they can be just as beneficial for your dog as they are for you? New research is showing that probiotics are safe for dogs and as useful for…continue reading →

Dry Nose Is A Common Issue With Many Pugs, Here’s How You Can Make Life Easier On Them

Advertisement You have likely heard that a wet nose equals a healthy dog. In reality, the canine nose alternates between wet and dry in response to a variety of factors. Problems arise when the nose becomes so dry that it cracks or flakes. Overly dry noses are uncomfortable and can affect the way your dog experiences the world. Scent is arguably a dog’s most important sense. It’s how they first recognize the ones they love and explore the environment around them. Alexandra Horowitz, author of Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell,…continue reading →
How To Protect & Soothe Your Flat-Faced Dog’s Sensitive Nose

How To Protect & Soothe Your Flat-Faced Dog’s Sensitive Nose

If you have a flat-faced dog, you probably know how dry their nose can get. They are far more susceptible to dry noses than dogs with snouts of a regular length. Their dry, cracked nose can peel, bleed, and be extremely painful for your poor pooch. A moist nose is also necessary for your dog to properly process all the fascinating smells around them. If you’ve already been to your vet to rule out any serious health issues that could cause a dry nose, you may be running out of ideas for how…continue reading →

5 Ways To Tell Your Dogs You Love Them In Their Own 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 →
Dog Parents Are Switching From Rawhide To This Popular Chew

Dog Parents Are Switching From Rawhide To This Popular Chew

Bully sticks are becoming more and more popular and with good reason. These long-lasting treats are loved by almost every dog and they’re full of benefits. Unlike rawhide, which is made with different chemicals and some very unnatural ingredients, bully sticks are full of healthy perks. 5 Reasons Bully Sticks Are the #1 Most Popular Dog Chew Many owners are often turned off by bully sticks when they find out they are made from beef pizzle (penis). But rest assured, they are more valuable than you might imagine. Here’s 5 reasons they’re becoming…continue reading →

If Your Dog Is One Of These Breeds, Watch Out For Painful Elbow Calluses

Elbow calluses, a thickened patch of rough skin, may look harmless enough, but they can crack and bleed or turn into painful ulcers or weeping sores. Elbow hygroma, a fluid-filled area on the elbow, may cause discomfort for your dog. Untreated calluses can even lead to infections. Luckily, preventing elbow calluses from forming in the first place may be easier than you think. Elbow calluses are generally caused by the pressure placed on a dog’s joints when they spend a lot of time lying on a hard surface. Providing your dog with several…continue reading →
Why Are So Many Pet Parents Giving Their Dogs Coconut Oil?

Why Are So Many Pet Parents Giving Their Dogs Coconut Oil?

What’s the big deal about coconut oil? Have you been hearing friends, family, or websites touting its benefits, but you aren’t quite convinced? Why are so many pet parents giving their dogs coconut oil, anyway? For starters, coconut oil is composed primarily of Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs), also known as good fats. MCTs are metabolized quickly, so they’re a great source of energy. But that’s just the beginning of its benefits! Here are 3 reasons pet parents are giving their dogs coconut oil. #1 – It’s great for their skin and coat Coconut oil…continue reading →
Coffee for a Cause: Never Feel Guilty About That Extra Cup Because It Feeds Shelter Dogs

Coffee for a Cause: Never Feel Guilty About That Extra Cup Because It Feeds Shelter Dogs

Advertisement Need a reason to justify that next cup of coffee? Look no further. A new line of coffee called “Every Cup Feeds a Pup” makes a striking promise: Every single cup you drink provides a meal for shelter dog. Teaming up with charity partners GreaterGood.org and RescueBank, iHearDogs donates a full 25 meals to animal shelters with each bag sold, corresponding to one meal per cup of coffee (it’s a 12 oz. bag of beans). And if you think this is all marketing just to sell a mediocre cup of joe, think…continue reading →
Top 4 Tips For Avoiding Dementia In Your Senior Dog

Top 4 Tips For Avoiding Dementia In Your Senior Dog

As dogs age, their muzzles grow grey, their bodies slow down, and some are at risk of developing dementia. Also referred to as canine senility or Canine Cognitive Dysfunction (CCD), dementia is a condition that can cause stress, anxiety, confusion, and puts a dog’s safety at risk. It’s heartbreaking to watch a senior dog suffer from the effects of dementia, but it’s a painful reality everyone who loves an aging dog needs to prepare for. The exact cause of dementia in dogs is unknown, but many veterinary professionals agree it has something to…continue reading →

United Faces Another Dog Dilemma After Dog Placed On Wrong Flight

Advertisement A United Airlines flight was diverted from its intended destination of St. Louis, Missouri to Akron, Ohio when it was discovered that a dog in cargo had been loaded onto the wrong plane. Flight 3996 left from Newark, New Jersey on its way to St. Louis when the airline discovered there was a canine passenger aboard who was not bound for St. Louis, but was intended to be on a flight to Akron, Ohio instead. The airline decided that the best course of action, after the bad week of publicity they have had, was…continue reading →
The 5 Major Parasites That Could Threaten Your Dog’s Health

The 5 Major Parasites That Could Threaten Your Dog’s Health

Advertisement If asked to name all the parasites that could affect your dog, how many could you name? There is actually a pretty wide variety of parasites that can affect dogs, and they all have varying effects on dogs from just uncomfortable itchiness all the way up to death. With most parasites, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of the cure. If you understand the risks associated with varying types of parasites, it may encourage you to remember to keep up with your dog’s various parasite-prevention routines. Here are the 5 major…continue reading →
10 Things You Might Be Doing That Make Your Vet Crazy

10 Things You Might Be Doing That Make Your Vet Crazy

Advertisement Veterinarians truly want to do what’s best for the pets in their care, but sometimes owners do things that make the otherwise rewarding career of being a vet frustrating or disheartening. You try to give your dog the best care possible while being a good person in the process, but sometimes your love for your dog may cloud your vision and cause you to say or do things that drive your veterinarian crazy. Are you guilty of doing any of the things on this list? Rather than get defensive, you might want…continue reading →
8 Things You Didn’t About Acupuncture That Could Benefit Your Dog

8 Things You Didn’t About Acupuncture That Could Benefit Your Dog

Advertisement Acupuncture may seem like some sort of ancient hocus pocus, but studies are showing that it can be a very useful tool in the field of canine veterinary medicine. How can sticking needles in your dog’s skin be anything but painful? What could it possibly be used to treat? What’s the future of acupuncture? If you have an open mind about alternative therapies, you need to read on about this ancient – and also groundbreaking – treatment. What is acupuncture, anyway? According to PetMD: “Acupuncture involves the insertion of needles into body tissue where…continue reading →
Why Do Some Small Dogs Have “Napoleon Syndrome”?

Why Do Some Small Dogs Have “Napoleon Syndrome”?

Advertisement You know the type. The little dog that growls and barks and acts more Rottweiler than Yorkie. You laugh and say that the dog has “Napoleon syndrome” or “small dog syndrome.” But what causes small dog syndrome? Is it a laughing matter or a true concern? What should you do about it? Here’s everything you never knew about Napoleon syndrome in small breed dogs. When a spunky personality becomes a “syndrome” Small dogs are loved for their big personalities, but sometimes those big personalities can be a big problem. It may seem…continue reading →

How To Keep Your Dog From Jumping

Learn how to use body language to successfully communicate to your dog what you want him to do. Ask for space by using a technique called ‘body blocking’. Demonstrate calm, composed behaviour by keeping your body as much one unit as possible and leaning in to the jumping dog. This tells your dog to respect your personal bubble. Don’t talk to or pet the dog during the inappropriate jumping up. Instead, wait for something appropriate (sit, down, backing away) then invite the dog in by opening your space or crouching down.continue reading →

FDA Investigating Report Of Euthanasia Drug In Dog Food

Advertisement Just over a year ago, 5 dogs fell ill and one of them lost their life due to a can of Evanger’s dog food that was contaminated with pentobarbital, a drug that is commonly used to euthanize pets. The pet food industry has not made any significant changes since this tragic accident, so WJLA in Washington, D.C. recently worked with Ellipse Analytics to test a variety of dog food samples for pentobarbital contamination. They had the lab test 62 samples of wet dog food from more than two dozen brands. Susan Thixton is a…continue reading →
Rawhide Is One of the Worst Things You Can Put in Your Dog’s Body. This is Probably The Best Alternative.

Rawhide Is One of the Worst Things You Can Put in Your Dog’s Body. This is Probably The Best Alternative.

About a year ago, PlanetPaw’s humorous yet brutally honest viral video (shown below) made its rounds, raising a tremendous amount of awareness around a product many pet parents had taken for granted as safe. The complete video can be viewed below: 3 Reasons To Avoid Rawhide Chews Rawhide chews frequently lead to intestinal blockages. This is due to the knots and rolls that the products are formed into. When these break off and are swallowed, your dog can’t be seriously injured or killed. In about 25% of the cases in which an intestinal…continue reading →

Terrified Dog Tried To Jump Off Balcony To Escape Rescuers, But Finally Realized She Was Safe

Hope For Paws received a call about a homeless dog who had been sitting outside of an apartment complex for days, alone and crying.Rescuers arrived at the scene to help this poor pup, but as soon as she saw them come closer, she ran up the stairs to get away. They blocked off both stairway entrances to block her so she couldn’t escape.hope for pawsWith nowhere to go, the nervous pup tried to slip through the bars and jump off the balcony! Rescuers backed away so she would stop and not get hurt.…continue reading →