The kids’ television program, helmed by a crop of Texan theatrical talents, landed on PBS 25 years ago.
Rewarding and ignoring are the two key tenets of dog training. They’ve helped me get through this summer, too.
Ten years ago, my wife and I saw a listing on Craigslist for an 18-month-old Siberian husky. Within a few seconds of meeting Dio, I knew he was our dog. In the years since, we’ve cared for him in little ways (a grain-free diet that agrees with his sensitive stomach!)…
A heroic pet was shot and killed protecting his family in Houston, proving once more that dogs are the best of all of us.
San Antonio, Dallas, and Fort Worth all place in the U.S. Postal Service’s list of the top fifteen worst offenders, too.
A Manor man who left his puppy in the car in a Walmart parking lot is facing Class A misdemeanor charges.
H3N2 is ”highly contagious,” according to veterinarians, but with a low mortality rate—so be aware, but don’t panic.
Few things rally people to a cause more quickly than the unjustified shooting of a dog.
Pet owners in the northwest side of the DFW metroplex, be careful.
The lives of military dogs.
That is a pretty stark way to get the point across.
The case has sparked predictable outrage.
People who paid as much as $3,500 for purebred puppies allegedly found themselves receiving dying animals instead.
Austin Dog Rescue is honest about how voting works. The dog that gets the most money wins.
Police violence toward humans is very much a topic in the news right now, so why does a video of an officer shooting a dog trigger a different sort of outrage?
Somebody had an adventure.
It's an impossible situation for everybody, but legal ownership goes to the people who are listed on the microchip.
Some updates on what's up with our furry friends.
Our estimable advice columnist on bad barbecue vs. no barbecue, rodeo bullfighting, and dogs at bars.
If it's true, it's a horror story.
Disabled veterans are having a rough time bringing their service dogs into businesses, despite laws allowing them to do so.
Who's a good boy? Kaiser's a good boy, that's who.
The story of Buddy the dog, a six-year-old golden retriever in San Antonio, could have big implications for Texas' controversial "severe bodily injury" laws that allow local animal control departments to euthanize people's pets.
A Harlingen couple driving through Eastern Arkansas with their two Scottish terriers crashed their car in late September, leaving one dog dead and the other missing. But with the help of an honest-to-goodness pet detective and the Blytheville, Arkansas community, Doogie the Scottish terrier returned to Texas this week.
Does this collar make me look fat? A new study suggests that one in four dogs in Texas is obese.
A video certain to make your heart melt: A dog with no front legs gets a handcrafted set of wheels to help her scoot around.
Photographer Keith Carter’s latest pet project reminds me of big Texas dogs I’ve owned—some clownish, some serious, but every one of them great.
My Petco encounter with a shampoo celebrity.
Growing up in Wichita Falls, I was a skinny kid with buckteeth and a girl's name, so I got into my share of fights. To improve my odd's of winning-and turn my anger and fear into bravery and skill-I learned to box.
Thanks to his penchant for classic literature, Wishbone is the new top dog in kids’ entertainment.
From Fred Gipson’s fictional Old Yeller to A&M mascot Reveille and Lyndon Johnson’s beleaguered beagles, dogs have always reigned as Texans’ pets of choice. The long line of distinguished dog lovers includes John Graves of Glen Rose, Texas’ writer emeritus, and acclaimed Beaumont photographer Keith Carter, who joined forces for…
A good country dog is loyal, obedient, and knows the difference between a chicken and a possum.
How the Dallas SPCA got itself indicted for cruelty to animals, and other shaggy dog stories.