Events

Top dog (and cat) events you don’t want to miss out on – we’ve got the inside scoop on everything from Yappy Hour to pets walking the red carpet. Looking for an excuse to leave work early? You can stay up to speed here on the next National Pet Holiday. We are _pretty_ sure Happy Mew Year for Cats is a legit reason to take January 2nd off. Covering the hottest pet pawties and events, you can stay current all the while perusing adorable puppy pics. See ya later, FOMO.

Mark February 4th in your calendars, people! Puppy Bowl is back and airs on Animal Planet, on Sunday, February 4th. Puppy Bowl XIV has 90+ puppers from over 48 rescue agencies nation-wide.

If Cameron Rupp isn’t 6 feet of dog-loving babe we don’t know what is. Never thought I'd be on the cover of a magazine didn't think I was the super model type ….thanks to @winners_beard_oil for making my beard look so good! A post shared by Cameron Rupp (@crupp928) on Apr 22, 2017 at 10:24am PDT The Phillie’s catcher is a family man, great baseball player and above all, dog rescue advocate.

Welcome to 2017, where you can still be a police dog even though you’re a cat, and gangs of terrorist monkey run a mafia-like sting operation in Thailand. It’s no wonder that dog sushi is also now a thing. Poochi Sushi is a pop-up sushi lunch for your pup.

For five long months, two American women and their dogs floated lost at sea. With dwindling hope, they survived shark attacks and storms on a broken sailboat. In May 2017, Jennifer Appel, Tasha Fuiava and their two trusty sidekicks embarked on a 2,700-mile trip.

David Harbour (aka Chief Jim Hopper) posted a Stranger Things Season 2 spoiler to Instagram this week. The Netflix show’s taken a creative canine-style turn and recast frantic mom Joyce (Winona Ryder) as a fluffy Pomeranian instead. Bittersweet season 2 spoiler.

Wedding crashers come in all shapes and sizes, and now species! If it isn’t Vince Vaughn or Owen Wilson trying to pick up your bridesmaids, it could be a stranger looking for an open bar. But, this lucky couple’s wedding had a crasher of a different sort.

A huge win for animal lovers, California passed a law prohibiting pet stores from selling animals obtained from anywhere but shelters and rescue centers. It’s the first statewide ban of its kind in the country and will go into effect in 2019. Governor Jerry Brown last Friday signed the law bill A.B. 485, which will force pet stores to obtain dogs, cats, and rabbits from shelters and rescue groups.

The year’s most stunning wildlife photography can be seen at the fifty-third Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. The photographs were selected by an international panel of judges for the 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest. Take a look at some of the world’s best wildlife photography below!

Thanksgiving, known to most as our national holiday of giving thanks for what we have and fighting with our relatives around the kitchen table (whatever you do, don’t bring up Trump with Uncle Frank). For some, it’s also a great opportunity to embarrass their beloved furbabies. Check out the best of Thanksgiving’s haute couture below.

You’ve heard the heartwarming heroic animal tales, from bomb-sniffing rats to doggo’s in goggles digging through collapsed buildings for earthquake survivors. But have you heard of the awards ceremony to honour these legendary pups? The American Humane Hero Dog Awards is an annual campaign which recognizes the dogs who start out ordinary and go on to do extraordinary things.