Meet Fritz. He’s a 125lbs Belgian Malinois employed as a Military Working Dog by the Air Force. They figured it’d be a good idea to get him to attack me so I could write you an article about it. Let’s see how that goes.
Clicker training has proved effective on virtually any animal, from pigeons to porpoises to people. If you were to train a pack of raptors, it likely is the method you would use. But, Chris Pratt gets it wrong in Jurassic World; here’s how to do it right.
First, Ben Moon’s dog helped him survive a fight against cancer. Then, Denali succumbed to the disease himself. This film about their life together is incredibly moving.
Tomorrow’s National Adopt A Shelter Dog Day. So, we’re here to remind you that there’s hundreds of thousands of new best friends just waiting on you to come save them. What are you waiting for, drones?
A couple months ago, Lara and I adopted an 8-year old Cocker Spaniel and named him Rufio. Can an older dog really involve less effort and energy than a puppy? And can one integrate as fully into an active family? This is our experience.
Eugenics is the now-defunct (and creepy!) practice of breeding supposedly superior humans to achieve genetic improvements while sterilizing undesirables. Sound familiar? It's the exact same thing we now do to dogs and it's responsible for a range of health and behavioral issues in them. — Ed.
Yesterday, Lara and I adopted a little brother for Wiley. Rufio's a little underweight, needs to learn some manners and we're still working out some matts from what was likely a very overgrown and disgusting fur situation, but he's a good little guy with a big dog personality. Once we get him into shape, he'll be…
Way up at the top of Northern California is a little piece of wilderness called The Lost Coast. It's too rugged to build on, meaning it's the last coastline here that's unspoiled. It's also dangerous, as you can see in this picture. Especially in winter, during a storm. Let's go backpacking!
Don't panic, but there's a good chance that, at some point during his life, the furry ball of chaos you love deeply is going to get himself hurt. Probably while doing something stupid. Luckily, performing first aid on your dog is as easy as doing it on a human. Here's how to prepare.
Out of the blue, a Ventura County Sheriff's deputy approached my dog, drew his gun and threatened to shoot him while we were camping last night. One of the scariest, most upsetting and unnecessary things that's happened to us, here's how it went down.
We like to joke that no one will ever dare break into our house. Wiley, our dog, sits on the front porch and howls about ten times a day, loud enough that you can easily hear it up to six blocks away. But why does he do it? Why do dogs howl?
You know you want one, but you don't know what adopting a dog will entail. How much time does it take? How much will it cost? Do you really have to touch all that poop? Here's everything you need to know.
Whistle is a new, collar-mounted activity monitor for your dog, allowing you to track exercise, food, medication and other parameters whether you're with them or even when you're apart.
Wiley discovered snow for the first time over the July 4th weekend. Won't lie, this is pretty darn cute.
Want to take your little buddy on adventures? Then you'll need a strong, durable and, most importantly, comfortable dog backpack. This Ruffwear Approach may be the best option available.
Problem: If you subscribe to the Ron Swanson school of thought on dogs — anything under 50lbs is actually a cat — yours won't fit on a motorcycle. Solution: Get a sidecar!
Here's and old article about Wiley's first camping trip to Big Sur.
Spending time together outdoors is pretty much the neatest thing you can do with your dog. Here's how to do it safely.