The other day Skitters got really sick and was throwing up alot I had no idea why at first until I went outside in the fenced backyard with her the next day. Some one had thrown a half cooked rottisori chicken over the fence into my backyard and Skit… more ›
Fri, Oct 22 | By Kris O'Donnell | 9
A Chicago police dog beats arthritis with stem cell treatment. Dasty is a happy five-year-old German shepherd who loves to be around people. He’s also very active, spending his days as a member of the Chicago Police Department’s canine unit… more ›
I love Halloween it's my favriote holiday cause it is the one time of year that you can dress up and be something that your not I also really love witches, black cats and crows. I am too old to go trick or treating and I have no children and I would … more ›
By Kevin Kisthart | 21
Research reflects bond between pets and owners. After a long, stressful day, nothing is better than coming home to your best friend frantically awaiting your arrival right at the front door. As excited as you are to see your pet, there is no do… more ›
Wed, Aug 25 | By Katie Leavitt | 12
Originally published August 2010 at Tonic.
Never underestimate the power of a strong doggie paddle!
Every summer hoards of beach-goers swarm the Italian coasts, and each year, the Italian Coast Guard estimates they rescue 3,000 people.
Mon, Aug 23 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 3
Our favorite real-life survival stories. Every pet thinks that their human is a hero. The unconditional love that bonds an animal to their family is immeasurable. But certain humans have gone above and beyond traditional loyalty to prove their … more ›
Wed, Aug 18 | By Marc Hertz | 11
Story originally published on Tonic. A dog named Faith inspires others simply by being able to walk with just her two hind legs. There are some things you have to see to believe, and Faith is one of those. She's a labrador-chow mix born w… more ›
Wed, Aug 18 | By Kris O'Donnell | 12
From bombs to bedbugs, dogs can detect the faintest of scents. Can they also detect disease in humans? The power of a dog’s nose is well known. Dogs have been used to sniff out drugs, detect bombs and even find bedbugs. But what if that remar… more ›
Fri, Aug 6 | By Katie Leavitt | 23
Story originally published August 2010 on www.tonic.com/article/parasailing-donkey-rescued-readers/ Anapka the donkey will fly no more thanks to an outcry of compassionate newspaper readers. It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a… more ›
Thu, Aug 5 | By Emily Sklar | 16
Final voting is underway for the VPI-sponsored competition, recognizing the oddest insurance claims — and spotlighting responsible pet ownership. Lovers of pet competitions and professional oddsmakers, mark your calendars! On August 16… more ›
Thu, Jul 22 | By Kathy Ehrich Dowd | 16
Story originally published July 2010 on www.tonic.com/article/kittie-paddling-saves-paralyzed-cat A NYC feline regains the use of her paw through hydrotherapy. Cats aren't supposed to like water, but don't tell that to Nazzaning, a 6-year… more ›