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Social media site Nextdoor helps unite owners and lost pets quickly


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This past winter, on Lummi Island, a stretch of land of the coast of Washington, a small puppy named Willie was lost.

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April 17, 2012

Dogs Against Romney


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What you need to know BEFORE you take your dog to the park or dog run again!


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Something awful that happened to our friend's dog made me realize how unprepared I am, and most dog owners are, if our dogs are suddenly hurt or sick.

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How to stop a dog attack or break up a dog fight without getting bitten


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This post first ran in 2009, but it keeps getting comments and we thought we should run it again so you'll know what to do if you ever find yourself in this situation.
Would you know what to do if you were alone and your dog’s leg was being ripped apart by another dog? After a friend's dog was attacked in Central Park, we decided to find out and share what we learned with Pawfun Blog readers, hoping you never need to test the advice. This post is long, but it's important reading that could save your dog's life and keep you from being seriously hurt.
Pit Bull attack in Central Park

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Is your pet’s microchip registered? If not, it is useless. Here’s how to register.


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Does your pet have a microchip?

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15-lb Fat cat survives being snatched & dropped 5 stories by 4-lb red-tailed hawk


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15-pound white cat Eddie gained a new life when his Upper West Side owner rescued him from the ASPCA.

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Dog Days: How to keep your dog safe and cool when it’s hot


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Do not leave your dog in a parked car unattended for ANY period of time, even with the windows open.

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Karen Quinn’s Jewish Christmas Miracle


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My friend, author Karen Quinn tells this tale of what she calls her Jewish Christmas miracle. What she learned, she says, "is that you have to tell EVERYONE when you lose a pet."

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Lost Dog Facebook Pages and Other Things You Need to Know If You Lose Your Dog


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As anyone who's ever lost a dog knows, it's a horrifying experience.

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Should you get pet health insurance for your dog or cat? Be sure to compare plans before you buy!


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You're playing ball with your three year-old Lab in the park. He races off like the maniac he is, trips into a hole dug by another dog and cries out in pain.

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November 22, 2010