Emma the Chihauhau didn't realize she was in danger.
There the tiny creature was, running up and down railroad tracks in Frederick not far from where U.S. 70 joins Highway 15, tail wagging, having the time of her life.
Anne Wills, who runs Dogs Finding Dogs, a nonprofit in Arbutus that helps animal lovers find their lost pets, was determined ...Read more
(UPI) A visitor to Australia's Goat Island captured video of a fearless dog running up to a much larger crocodile and chasing it back into a river.
The video, recorded late last month on the Northern Territory island, shows a croc nicknamed Casey emerging from a river when summoned by the property owner.
The footage, recorded by a visitor to ...Read more
(UPI) A family in Australia is awaiting the return of their dog, Rusty, after the Australian terrier hitched a 932-mile ride across the country.
Staying with relatives on a Goondiwindi cattle farm while the Scudamore family, of Queensland, vacationed earlier this month, Rusty hopped aboard truck driver Paul McDowell's vehicle. McDowell didn't ...Read more
For the second time in three months, Apple is facing questions about working conditions at its Chinese suppliers.
A report by China Labor Watch claims there are continuing violations at Catcher Technology, a light-metal manufacturing plant in the Chinese industrial city Suqian that makes products for Apple, and other technology companies.
In ...Read more
My son, who lives with us, has a three-year-old, 106-pound female German shepherd/boxer mix. She is a very sweet and loving dog, but very timid. We have a large fenced-in yard, which is where she typically goes. But we live at the end of a cul-de-sac and when we take her for a walk, she often gets afraid if a truck passes the cross-...Read more
CHICAGO -- Nearly a dozen dogs got a break from shelter life and were checked into a pet hotel recently to free up kennels at Chicago's animal shelter, which was on the verge of considering euthanizing dogs for space.
Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control, a nonprofit group, answered the urgent call for help and committed to paying about $...Read more
Put your cellphone down -- and keep it away from your pillow, the California Department of Public Health is advising.
Smartphone use continues to increase in the U.S., especially among children, and the health department said some people and health professionals have concerns about the radio frequency energy emitted from cell phones. The ...Read more
(UPI) Twitter users tuning into BBC documentary Big Cats shared photos of their unexpected viewing companions -- "little cats."
The first installment of the BBC One's nature documentary series aired Thursday night, and fans took to social media to share photos and videos of their pet cats -- or "little cats," as some viewers called them -- ...Read more
Love Pour Over MeDenise Turney
Love Pour Over Me, a story about restored love amid heart wrenching contrasts, recounts Raymond Clarke’s tumultuous, yet triumphant life experiences. Just when Raymond thought he was free from his alcoholic father, he finds himself pulled into an unresolved murder.
(UPI) An Idaho hunter captured video of a befuddled mountain lion stalking a decoy deer until discovering that its intended prey is a fake.
The video shows the hunter, perched above ground, filming the mountain lion as it stalks the decoy deer he was attempting to use to draw some real deer out into the open.
The cougar quietly sneaks up on ...Read more
(UPI) A New York state man harnessed his two Siberian huskies and had them pull him on his bike through the streets of his city during a snowstorm.
Paul Kearney, 47, captured video as he went bikejoring, also known as urban mushing, with his two dogs, Summer and Tucker, pulling him through the streets of East Northport last week during a ...Read more
My dog is six and a half years old and had to have her teeth cleaned about a year ago. Since then, I had started brushing her teeth almost every day, as the vet suggested. Now she will not let me get near her mouth to brush her teeth. She doesn't growl or try to bite, but has clearly grown tired of me brushing them. Are there other ...Read more
As we start the new year, the inevitable lists begin to show up. New Year's resolution lists, want lists, to do lists, dieting lists -- the lists go on and on. I've come up with a new list; one of memorable dog training challenges of last year.
1. Dogs named Bo, Joe and Moe. No kidding, all in the same house. One can only imagine the chaos and ...Read more
(UPI) The star player at an Idaho bowling alley boasts an unusual pedigree -- he's the owner's goldendoodle.
Katelyn Simpson, owner of KT's Lanes in Emmett, said she put a ball on a kids' ramp when Blake was only a 12-week-old puppy, and the dog surprised her by pushing it toward the pins.
"We always thought it would be fun to teach him how to...Read more
PLACERVILLE, Calif. -- Mila smells the aroma of buried treasure in a field of hazelnut trees north of Placerville, then paws at the ground, indicating to Staci O'Toole that deliciousness is hiding beneath the soil.
Mila is searching for one of the most expensive culinary delights -- truffles. Known as the "Truffle Huntress," Mila is a Lagotto ...Read more
(UPI) A South Carolina woman traversed the snowy streets of her city with an unusual method of transport: A snowboard pulled by her trusty dog.
Anna Shealy posted a video to Instagram showing her shredding the snowy streets of downtown Charleston while being pulled by her dog, Kodak.
Kodak effortlessly pulls the snowboarder through the fresh ...Read more
If Koda could talk.
The 3-year-old husky might have some interesting -- and harrowing -- tales to tell of his journey from New Mexico to Missouri.
Koda just appeared in Jamie Bergman's backyard in Kansas City, looking a little worse for wear.
"This sweet boy showed up in our yard in Kansas City, MO on Christmas Day skinny and half frozen," ...Read more
I have been feeding a very feral cat since last March. Gradually, he has progressed to living on my deck. In July, I trapped him and had him neutered and treated for fleas, worms and mites. He has gained weight, and is extremely charming. He was a skeleton when I first saw him.
He can be very aggressive, however, and I have the ...Read more
How safe are shore excursions for cruise line passengers?
That's a question that resurfaces after highly publicized accidents such as last month's fatal bus crash in eastern Mexico that killed passengers of two ships owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises. Eleven foreign tourists and a Mexican tour guide died.
Cruise lines say they work as hard as ...Read more
If your dog gets excited by the sight of his or her leash -- even in the middle of winter -- you might be looking for alternative ways to get in its daily walk.
Whether that's because cold weather can pose serious threats to your pet's health, or simply because it is just too cold to fully enjoy a walk with your furry friend, the cold weather ...Read more
The United States racked up another sterling year for airline safety: Zero people died in crashes of commercial jets in 2017, for the eighth year in a row.
Worldwide, there were 10 fatal airliner accidents and 44 fatalities -- 25 passengers and 19 crew members, according to the Aviation Safety Network, a group that tracks accidents involving ...Read more
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