Shannan Rouss

Shannan Rouss

Part-time writer, full-time dog mom to Zooey. Avid follower of all animal rescue groups on Facebook.

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Does Your Dog Really Like to be Hugged?

Does Your Dog Really Like to be Hugged?


To say that you love your dog is an understatement. But giving your pup an big old bear hug may not be the best way to show your affection (as much as you want to throw your arms around their neck and squeeze!) After examining 250 photos of dogs being hugged by humans, Stanley Coren Ph.D., author of The

Everything You Need to Know About Insurance for Your Pup

Everything You Need to Know About Insurance for Your Pup


If you’ve ever taken your dog to the vet for a skin irritation, suspicious bump or even a cracked nail, then you know how quickly things can add up. Medication alone might cost a few hundred, never mind what you have to pay if your pup ends up needing surgery—a torn ACL from a mistimed jump off the