Doggy News

Friar Mustache: enlightened doge, great facial hair.

March 15, 2017

In the country of Bolivia, in the valley of Cochabamba, in the city of the same name, there exists a Franciscan monastery near the Andes Mountains with a very special monk: his name is Friar Bigotón (or Friar Mustache in English.) Oh, and he’s a dog. “His life is about playing and running,” said Friar […]

San Francisco Says Pet Stores Can Only Sell Rescue Animals

February 18, 2017

The city of San Francisco has voted to ban the sale of non-rescue dogs and cats at local pet stores in a move to combat so-called “puppy mills” and help find homes for the thousands of animals that shelters take in each year. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors, under a proposal from District 4 […]

Tax Breaks For Pet Owners

January 12, 2017

You love your pet. He’s like your child, after all. But the IRS doesn’t quite see it that way. The IRS takes the position that the money you spend on Fido or Fluffy is generally a personal expense. Your pet gives you pleasure like that latte you bought on your way to work this morning. […]

Arizona Teen Risks Life So Save His Dog From Fire

December 5, 2016

A 14-year-old boy rescued his dog from a house fire after he had to jump off of a school bus on Friday morning, according to Capt. Aaron Ernsberger with the Phoenix Fire Department. Capt. Ernsberger said the boy was on his school bus and saw that smoke was coming from his home, reports CBS affiliate […]

National Animal Safety & Prevention Month

October 4, 2016

The month of October may be synonymous with candy and costumes, but this year we’d like to place an emphasis on animal safety too. October is National Animal Safety and Prevention Month, an entire month-long period dedicated to promoting safe practices for handling and caring for domestic and wild animals. Created by the PALS Foundation, […]