Dogs Ease Pandemic Isolation for Nursing Home Residents

Eileen Nagle sees her family in video chats and drive-by visits, but that hasn't made up for the lack of warm hugs in the nine months since the pandemic led her nursing home to shut its doors to visitors. Enter Zeus. “Zeus is a friendly little snowball, ...
Photo of David Frei, left, and host John O'Hurley posing with a havanese dog

O’Hurley Relishes Annual Thanksgiving Dog Show’s Popularity

NEW YORK — Television traditions on Thanksgiving have usually involved the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade and then hours of football, but in recent years, another has emerged: The National Dog Show. “They have all laughed him out of the office. But by the e...

How to Keep Your Pet Safe on Fourth of July

Although it's a day of loud and joyful celebration for the human species, Independence Day is notoriously traumatizing for many pets. "The Fourth of July is probably the hardest holiday for all the pets in t...