November 9, 2017

Dogs have always been known as a man’s best friend. Dog owners constantly go to extremes in caring for their dogs (providing them the most expensive pet food, doggy spa trips, dressing them clothing and accessories, etc.), many owners’ refer to their dogs as their “fur...

January 20, 2017

“A Dog’s Purpose,” based on the international best-selling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, is a film that follows a dog’s life through multiple reincarnations and how he attempts to find a purpose through each re-embodiment. Each new life provides him with a new owner which...

December 14, 2016

Many cat owners are unaware of the dangers of declawing their feline companion. Often, they believe the procedure is a simple solution to save their furniture and to prevent the cat from harming others by scratching. What they don’t know is how many consequences a cat...

December 12, 2016

According to Medical Xpress, a health research and news site, a research team at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has found that interacting with stress-therapy dogs significantly reduces the stress of college students during final-exam week.

"Bringing therapy dog...

November 15, 2016

“Neko Atsume” fans rejoice! Your favorite Japanese kitty-collecting game will be getting its own live-action movie.

For those who have missed the craze of “Neko Atsume,” which translates to “Kitty Collector” from Japanese, the mobile game was created by mobile game deve...

September 26, 2016

Will County has just acquired a new American Kennel Club (AKC) Pet Disaster Relief trailer. The county received the trailer thanks to the national AKC Pet Disaster Relief program and local AKC dog clubs. The AKC Pet Disaster Relief program is a national program that he...

September 24, 2016

Will County has seen numerous rabid bats since the beginning of 2016, and a seventh one has been spotted this past week in New Lenox.

A New Lenox couple saw their pet dog struggling with a bat in their backyard. From their window, they watched the dog capture and kill t...

September 22, 2016

An astonishing six to eight million pets enter an animal shelter each year, but sadly not all of those pets find their forever home. Some, no, too many are even euthanized in order to keep shelter space available. If you find yourself looking for a FURever friend, a cu...

September 5, 2016

The thought of losing a pet is every loving pet owner’s worst nightmare. Even worse, losing a pet from a natural disaster. This nightmare unfortunately became a reality for a woman named Daniela in Amatrice, Italy, who lost her feline companion in an earthquake last We...

May 8, 2016

Two teenagers from Joshua, Texas decided to surprise their teacher, Tonya Andrews of Joshua High School, after the teacher's cat passed away the previous day. The two teenagers, Ashlei Mahan and Rachet Hanhart, are shown in the video surprising Andrews with flowers, cu...

May 4, 2016

Their faithfulness and loyalty are just a few reasons why we adore our beloved pet pups. Besides the many positives that come along with owning a dog, researchers have found having a dog for a pet increases our well-being.

According to a study performed by Monash Univer...

March 10, 2016

As a college student, it’s the little things that make me excited and get me moving day-to-day. For instance, one of my favorite “little things” is checking the mailbox to see if my subscription box has yet arrived. I then spend hours (or even days) thoroughly going th...

March 1, 2016

For the 25th consecutive year, 'Labs' have topped the American Kennel Club’s list of most popular dog in America. The AKC named the Labrador retriever as the top dog (no pun intended) after using registration statistics from their database.

“The versatile, lovable Lab h...

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