Jun 26, 2014 — We love, and often outlive, our pets. Barbara J. King said goodbye to a beloved friend this week and finds solace in a novel about time, Einstein's Dreams.
Jun 19, 2014 — Getting Fido inked or pierced, except for purposes of medical identification, will be against the law in New York after Gov. Cuomo signs the measure.
May 27, 2014 — Some dog owners favor a raw food diet because they believe it's how their pets' ancestors ate in the wild. But vets worry that people could be exposed to pathogens if pets are eating raw meat.
May 11, 2014 — There are plenty of wearable gadgets that help us track how we exercise. Now the makers of devices and apps to track data on pets and babies hope to capitalize on the quantified-self movement.
May 2, 2014 — Do your pets eat better than you? A hamster with a taste for Tex-Mex food gets to feast on homemade burritos, courtesy of his very own chef.
Feb 21, 2014 — Anyone who's had MRI knows how hard it is to lie motionless. But the dogs that participated in this brain-scanning experiment aced the test. Maybe the treats did it.
Jan 7, 2014 — Keep the dog away when you're shoveling snow. Some can't resist jumping toward the flying flakes, and a dog is no match for a shovel blade. The sweet taste of antifreeze can be enticing for pets, but ethylene glycol, the main antifreeze, is also quite toxic. Clean up spills and drips.
Jan 7, 2014 — Some pets enjoyed playing outside in the snow, while others preferred curling up near the fireplace. We asked you for photos of how your pets are dealing with the weather — and you folks delivered.
Aug 27, 2012 — The Caregiver Canines program visits the elderly and those with Alzheimer's disease.
Oct 5, 2011 — Canned pumpkin is not just for pies anymore. Pet owners feed it to pudgy doggies to help them lose weight without feeling deprived. A similar principal of bulking up on healthy stuff applies to people diets, too.