A genetic study involving more than 2,000 dogs, paired with 200,000 answers from dog owners on related surveys, suggests that breed alone is a poor predictor of behavior. The fascinating findings challenge current assumptions surrounding dog breed stereotypes.
As millions of people flee the war in Ukraine, thousands of pets are being left behind. Pet organizations are responding, but they need help. Lucky & Lady is matching donations to assist pets in Kyiv, Ukraine, up to $10,000.
The American Kennel Club announced that the Mudi and Russian Toy have received full recognition, and are eligible to compete in the Herding Group and Toy Group, respectively. These additions bring the number of AKC-recognized breeds to 199.
Ahimsa House is dedicated to helping keep human and animal victims of domestic violence together. And it’s an honor to announce a donation on behalf of our clients. Thank you for helping to make it happen.
Demand for “quarantine pets” increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing with it a spike in scams. Experts now warn of a huge peak in scams during the holiday season. Our advice: proceed with super caution.
It’s well established that sudden loud noises, such as fireworks or thunderstorms, commonly trigger a dog’s anxiety. And now new research suggests everyday sounds in our homes can be extremely stressful for dogs. And some can be painful.