Doggy News

Friar Mustache: enlightened doge, great facial hair.

March 15, 2017

In the country of Bolivia, in the valley of Cochabamba, in the city of the same name, there exists a Franciscan monastery near the Andes Mountains with a very special monk: his name is Friar Bigotón (or Friar Mustache in English.) Oh, and he’s a dog. “His life is about playing and running,” said Friar […]

San Francisco Says Pet Stores Can Only Sell Rescue Animals

February 18, 2017

The city of San Francisco has voted to ban the sale of non-rescue dogs and cats at local pet stores in a move to combat so-called “puppy mills” and help find homes for the thousands of animals that shelters take in each year. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors, under a proposal from District 4 […]

Tax Breaks For Pet Owners

January 12, 2017

You love your pet. He’s like your child, after all. But the IRS doesn’t quite see it that way. The IRS takes the position that the money you spend on Fido or Fluffy is generally a personal expense. Your pet gives you pleasure like that latte you bought on your way to work this morning. […]

Arizona Teen Risks Life So Save His Dog From Fire

December 5, 2016

A 14-year-old boy rescued his dog from a house fire after he had to jump off of a school bus on Friday morning, according to Capt. Aaron Ernsberger with the Phoenix Fire Department. Capt. Ernsberger said the boy was on his school bus and saw that smoke was coming from his home, reports CBS affiliate […]

National Dog Show 2016

November 2, 2016

This year’s National Dog Show will be presented by Purina in Philadelphia on Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20. Each and every year over 2,000 of the top American Kennel Club sanctioned dogs, representing over 175 different breeds, travel from all over the country to compete for best of breed, first in group and […]