Many of us are intent on trying to be (or at least aspiring to be) positive, saying good things to each other, and looking to positive affirmations to boost our and other’s self-esteem, and to make us succeed or communicate better with each other. When it comes to dogs though, and other animals, we usually take the military style approach…

The average male golden retriever weighs between 65 and 75 pounds. But when Newport Beach Animal Control officers answered a call about a dog dumped on the beach they were surprised to find one who was more in the ballpark of 120. The dog they called Henry, as cheery and friendly as any golden you might know, was carrying a…

While there is controversy over the safety of heartworm medications like Trifexis, there is no arguing that heartworms are a killer of many dogs.  We ask that you please share this message so all dog owners, especially those who have their dogs outdoors a lot, are aware of how important it is to give their pets medication that will prevent…

Alida and her dog Mr. Gibbs are more than just best friends.  Mr. Gibbs provides a rather unique service for her.  He is specially trained to be able to carry life saving oxygen for Alida, whom as an infant was diagnosed with Neuroendocrine Call Hyperplasia or NEI. If you ever have had a chance to see the two of them…

Rookie is one of two goldens who retrieve bats at Trenton Thunder games. Photo: Trenton Thunder———————————- If you want something that amounts to a giant stick retrieved, you’d best go with a professional. This – and the fact that everyone loves a cute dog! – was likely behind the decision to allow pooches on the field where the Trenton Thunder…

Kristeen Hudson is a photographer, mostly specializing in newborns and babies. She’s also the proud mother to a miniature labradoodle  puppy named Rosie. Mixing her passions – photography and Rosie – leads to LOTS of pictures of her pup. She describes this and what led her to take the below photos,  “To say I have a lot of pictures of…

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