RABBIT HASH, Ky. (AP) — The town of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, is known for a string of highly esteemed mayors, one of whom died this week. She was 12, and a dog.
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — If the pooch melts your heart, swipe right.Animal lovers in Lithuania have created a mobile application inspired by the popular dating app Tinder to match up dogs in local shelters with new owners.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Three Oregon lawmakers are looking to give renters a break by eliminating the special fees landlord charge for pets.
TEHRAN, Iran — Wherever Asal Bahrierad goes, her Shih Tzu terrier, Teddy, follows. The 31-year-old Iranian even slept in her car with Teddy for three nights, she said, when visiting with her mother, who does not like dogs.
WE’RE DETECTING a pattern here. More than one, actually — from the purely conceptual to the sumptuously touchable — but one at the core of it all: Michelle Dirkse is a true-blue, dyed-in-the-wool artists’ ally. And quite the artist herself.
NEW YORK — When Roberta Freymann moved into her apartment at the Apthorp on the Upper West Side three years ago, she knew her first order of business would be repainting the dull gray walls.
Dogs need to go on walks, and walking is good exercise for older adults. Seniors who combine the two — by walking a dog — are healthier than people who don’t, according to some research.
I WAS PINNED under my partner, her weight planted on my chest, arms bound around my head.To practice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu technique, I moved my legs to one side, lifted my hips to shift her weight, shoved my forearm up against her throat, twisted an arm and wriggled out from underneath while still maintaining control.
WHERE WE’VE BEEN always influences where we end up. Once in our new places, we can try to erase the past — or gratefully embrace it.
NEW YORK — Every dog breed has its day at the Westminster Kennel show. That day can start by facing off against dozens of dogs — or no others at all.