Christina Hall Takes Her French Bulldog to an Animal Empath

Christina Hall’s beloved French bulldog, Cash, hasn’t seemed like herself lately. To figure out what’s going on, the HGTV star took him to see an animal empath—and ended up getting a heartbreaking assessment that her family is determined to remedy. During a new episode of Christina on the Coast, Christina and her husband, Josh Hall, … Read more

Dogs attacked more than 5,300 mail workers last year, the Postal Service says : NPR

A postal worker delivers mail on October 1, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption toggle captions Scott Olson/Getty Images A postal worker delivers mail on October 1, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson/Getty Images It sounds like an old-fashioned stereotype, the dog chasing after the mailman. But for thousands of postal workers … Read more

Are Pets Allowed at Greece’s Archaeological Sites? | Smart News

Dogs sunbathing at the Acropolis Michael Condouris via Wikimedia Commons under CC BY 2.0 Under the watchful eyes of their owners, pets will soon be allowed to roam in more than 120 of Greece’s archaeological sites, the country’s culture ministry announced. Previously, only service animals accompanying visitors with disabilities were permitted, according to the Greek … Read more

The pet I’ll never forget: every night I would sing to Cackles the goose. Then tragedy struck | Life and style

Cackles was not technically a pet, I suppose, and certainly not the border collie I desperately craved, but she was my favorite goose. She was physically difficult to pet, but I tried my best, stroking her long, muscular neck. I sang to her nightly while she sat there quacking along. Or quacking in protest. It … Read more

Frustrated Pet Owners Turn to Private Jets to Fly Their Animals

Last year, seven pets died during flights, according to Transportation Department data. Of these fatalities, six occurred on Hawaiian Airlines flights. Five of these animals were short-faced dogs shipped in cargo, said Marissa Villegas, a Hawaiian Airlines spokeswoman. Ms. Villegas said that before traveling to Hawaiian, passengers traveling with pets had to acknowledge and accept … Read more

‘Home-fluid’ house- and pet-sitters get their animal fix, and some adventure too

As Patricia Doiron talks on the phone, there’s a persistent squeaking noise in the background. She explains that it’s Luma, a 3-year-old fox terrier, playing with a toy. Doiron is from Prince Edward Island but is currently living with Luma and 12-year-old mini pinscher Pennylane in Truro, NS She started house- and pet-sitting after she … Read more

Pet cat crushed by train at Montparnasse station, leading to a legal challenge for SNCF

An animal rights group is suing French national rail operator SNCF for allowing a train to leave when staff knew a pet paint was on the tracks. The cat was afterward run over and died. The incident, which occurred at Montparnasse station in Paris earlier this month, left the animal’s owners in shock. “It’s hard … Read more