Each of these juvenile raccoons had the same idea: let's take a nap in this tiny hammock. All seven of them managed to fit, resulting in perhaps one of the best raccoon videos of all time. But it doesn't look like anyone is getting much rest around here! Those faces are too cute.
Welcome home! Port Lympne Wild Animal Park recently welcomed a few new friends to their current bunch. In 1957, Port Lympne was set up to protect and breed rare and endangered species and, where possible, return them to safe areas in the wild. Quite an amazing mission. Take a look at these amazing creatures who have a new home in the countryside of England.
Does your favorite baseball team offer a day just for dogs? We love this idea! It can be a long day at the ballpark, so when you're taking your dog out for the day, make sure to come prepared and be sure he doesn't eat any of that delicious people food that ends up in the stands. We rounded up some of our favorite pictures of the adorable pups who enjoyed a day out at the game. Play ball!
Gastric dilation occurs when a deep-chested dog has a full tum (of food, water, or gas) and then engages in vigorous activity or exercise. As more air and saliva enters the stomach, it swells larger and larger. Eventually, this can block the return of blood to the heart from the abdomen and rear limbs and pups go into shock. Furthermore, dogs including the Great Dane have a stomach that isn't attached to the ribcage, so when it's heavy and full (the "before"), it can flip around and block the intestinal track (the "after") called gastric torsion.
As the tum continues to expand, the increased amount of digestive enzymes inside become toxic resulting in shock, cardiac arrest or stomach rupture. What other breeds are commonly bothered and how can you prevent this? Find out when you read more
Every pet owner thinks her beloved animal is the cutest one out there, and now is your chance to show us why!
The maker of FRONTLINE Plus is teaming up with PetSugar and the PetSugar Pic of the Day group to encourage readers to upload adorable photos of their loveable sidekick. From July 11-24, one pet and its owner will be showcased daily, but only one lucky winner (chosen at random) will receive the $1,000 grand prize. That’s right, FRONTLINE Plus, the vet's number-one choice* product for protecting cats and dogs against fleas and ticks, wants you to keep the photos coming, so get that camera ready! And with a prize like that, you’re sure to have one happy pet by your side. Don’t forget that you must be logged in to be eligible to win. Good luck, pet lovers!
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This is Tucker. He's an adorable Schnoodle, Schnauzer and Poodle mix, with an obvious propensity for the arts. His owner says that despite his constant practicing "he really isn't getting any better at it." We here at PetSugar recognize natural talent when we see it. We believe in you, Tucker!
If you're planning a wet 'n' wild trip this Summer, I've got your pups covered. Don't wait, there are ideas for before you take off, key things to bring, and factors to keep in mind anytime you've got a furry friend along for the ride!
A hot day equals a hot dog, inside or out! Before bringing a pooch along for the ride, remember the risks of leaving a dog in the car for a "quick errand." Ever notice how warm you feel opening the door once again? Well, imagine how a pup feels trapped inside that greenhouse on a Summer day. In case you're tempted to try this out at home, and the poster below isn't sign enough, take this quiz to see some shocking stats to change your mind.