Pets

Paco the Crime-Fighting Chihuahua Chases Off Robbers [VIDEO]
When Eric Knight adopted his Chihuahua, Paco, from a shelter five years ago, he had no idea the pint-sized canine led a double-life as a superhero.
Two armed robbers who recently tried to shake down Knight’s cigar store in Altadena, California found out the hard way. They got far enough in the heist …
Dogs or Cats? What Your Pet Preference Says About You
Even if it's raining cats and dogs, don't expect the same reaction from everyone.
According to data from Hunch collected in an infographic by Column Five Media, cat people tend to be urban dwellers, prefer petsitting over babysitting, and value ironic humor, while dog lovers are more likely…
Mackie the Boston Terrier Loves Being Tickled [VIDEO]
As Della Reese once said in the 1996 Martin Lawrence classic of the same name, “It’s a thin line between love and hate.” Mackie the Boston Terrier clearly has some strong feeling about being tickled, but whether “Please sir, may I have another?” or “If you touch me again, I’m going to explode” is up…
San Francisco Considering Banning Sales of All Pets
A proposal to ban all pets sales in San Francisco is being considered by the city’s Board of Supervisors.
According to those who have proposed the ban, the rational behind it is twofold. It would encourage San Franciscans to adopt animals from shelters and rescue organization, and it would put an en…
World’s Ugliest Dog Winner Falls Off Stage [VIDEO]
When a Chihuahua named Yoda took the stage, she was just the latest pup to win the title of World’s Ugliest Dog. But when she accidentally fell off, she tumbled headlong into an elite class of celebrity — those who have been caught on video taking a spill on stage, in…
Dyeing Dogs — A Trend Sweeping Asia?
You may not actually own a baby panda, but with the right dog and a little dye, you can fool people into thinking you do.
As recently as 10 years ago, dogs were raised as food in Taiwan. But now many Chinese see that as a shameful reminder of a less-prosperous time and are embracing man&CloseCurlyQuo…
Cute Kitten Gets Stuck In A Hamster Ball [VIDEO]
Chasing a dangling string is so last year. This adorable kitten opts for pink plastic hamster ball over the usual cat toy fare and somehow manages to submerge his entire body in the thing. Good thing the hamster wasn’t in there before he got in — that would have been one w…
Best Places to Take Your Dog in Victoria – Thor’s Top Five
With the South Texas Summer heat bearing down on us, it’s easy to forget there’s an outside world when we work, and often play, indoors. It’s easy to just prop your feet up when you get home and try to convince your dog there’s no need to go outside until that blazing hot sun goes down.
And we wonder…

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