Dog Owners Live Longer

A Swedish study suggests that owning a dog is linked to a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease and death. Researchers used demographic data on 3.4 million Swedes ages 40 to 80. In Sweden, all dogs are registered with the Swedish Board of Agriculture and identified by number with an ear tattoo or a subcutaneous chip.…

What the President Doesn’t Get About Dogs

Among the revelations that have rained down in the wake of Michael Wolff’s White House tell-all “Fire and Fury” — the claims and counterclaims, the excerpts and the tweets, the book’s vicious portrayal of a clueless, childlike president whose courtiers are forced to produce daily episodes of Short Attention Span Theater — surely the saddest…

How to ‘Winterize’ Your Dog

We winterize our homes and cars and bundle up to brave icy winds outdoors, but too often we fail to do the same for our four-legged friends. Yet regardless of what nature delivers, dogs have to go out and they need regular exercise for their physical and psychological well-being. Whether urban or rural, dogs can…

People are leaving dogs to freeze to death in the bitter cold(Video&Photos)

Police in Hartford, Conn., charged a woman Thursday with animal cruelty in connection with a grim scene reported by a neighbor on New Year’s Day: a dog chained to a small shelter outside a home — and frozen solid. The incident was one of several similar deaths reported in recent days as bitter cold grips the eastern United States, prompting animal rescue organizations…

RANKED: The 11 Best Dog Breeds

Dogs are the best. Incredibly loyal, they comfort, protect, and love their humans unconditionally, making dogs superior to any other pet out there. But not all dogs are created equal. These are the 11 best dog breeds, based on factors including health, personality, and overall popularity. 11. Portuguese Water Dog POTUS is a big fan.Pete…