Video Shows Lifeguard Dogs Coming To The Rescue Of A Struggling Swimmer
Meet Igor and Luna — a pair of specially trained lifeguard dogs from Italy. Recently, when a young swimmer found herself struggling in the surf, the two good pups were there to help save the day. And their heroics were caught on video. Igor and Luna are members of the SICS Italian School of Rescue Dogs, an organization that trains canines to perform nautical rescues. The other day, the dogs were there when a 15-year-old at a beach in Cilento got...The Dodo Lifestyle
How Do I Socialize My New Puppy?
Becoming a puppy parent is one of the most exciting things you can do. And as you prep for your new pup, you keep hearing about puppy socialization and how important it is. But what is it, exactly? The Dodo spoke with Iris Ulbrich, a behavior consultant and owner of Trust Your Dog in Los Angeles, to find out everything you need to know about puppy socialization. What is puppy socialization? No, this doesn’t mean turning your puppy into the most...The Dodo Lifestyle
Can All Dogs Swim?
You’re headed out for a day at the beach, and your new pup refuses to let you leave without her. But you might be wondering: Can all dogs swim? Before you bring your dog along for a dip, there are some important safety tips you should know about having your dog around water. The Dodo spoke to Lenore Harrison, practice manager at Lake Austin Blvd. Animal Hospital, to get the info you need so you can have a safe summer with your pup. Can all dogs...The Dodo Lifestyle
The Best Gifts For People Who Are Obsessed With Dogs
Amazon Dog people know what makes other dog people tick. And these pup-themed gifts from Amazon are exactly the kinds of things all dog lovers can appreciate. The Dodo found the best-rated gifts for dog lovers on Amazon that are great for birthdays, holidays and random thinking-of-you moments to show your fellow dog parents some love. And no, you won’t be shamed for buying one (or all) of the below items for yourself. They’re just that good.The Dodo Lifestyle
25 Amazing Gifts That Will Make Any Cat Lover's Day
We independently pick all the products we recommend because we love them and think you will too. If you buy a product from a link on our site, we may earn a commission. Need a gift for a cat lover with a sense of humor? The best way to any cat lover’s heart is obviously through their cat, so The Dodo rounded up the most hilarious gifts for cats (and cat-themed gifts) that are funny and playful, without being tacky.The Dodo Lifestyle
The 5 Best Anti-Anxiety Vests For Dogs On Amazon
Amazon We independently pick all the products we recommend because we love them and think you will too. If you buy a product from a link on our site, we may earn a commission. Panting, whining, shaking — they’re all signs that your dog is not happy. Many dogs get anxious during thunderstorms, fireworks, travel, vet trips and more, and pet parents can often feel helpless when trying to keep their pups calm with just hugs, water and treats....The Dodo Lifestyle
Should I Bring My Dog To The Dog Park?
Dog parks seem like the perfect place to take your pup so he can run around and play with other dogs. But they can also be a little intimidating — especially if you’ve never brought your dog to the dog park before — because you might not be sure how your dog will react to all the other people, pups and smells around him. Are dog parks even safe for your dog? Or are they actually a bad idea? The Dodo spoke with Kim Kurland, a certified trainer...The Dodo Lifestyle
Vet Sees Dog Walk Into Clinic And Realizes He's Asking For Help
The other day, veterinarian Igor Holanda was working at his clinic in Brazil when an unexpected visitor strolled inside. It was a dog, all by himself. “He walked in very calmly and stopped,” Holanda told The Dodo. “At first we didn't understand. We looked around to see if he had someone with him, but there was no one.” But the dog wasn’t lost. Turns out, he was a stray who had a cut on his neck. And he’d found just the people to assist him....The Dodo Lifestyle
Why Not Dress Your Pet Up For July Fourth?
PetSmart/Etsy We independently pick all the products we recommend because we love them and think you will too. If you buy a product from a link on our site, we may earn a commission. There’s no way around it: Fourth of July will look a bit different for most people this year. But if you’re stuck at home with your pet, why not dress him up? Pets tend to look even better than people in red, white and blue. So we rounded up some of the most unique...The Dodo Lifestyle