Over the past few years there has been a lot of talk about specific dog breeds that are "hypoallergenic" and perfect for families with members who have pet allergies. Is this talk fact or fiction?
Cat lovers know when kitties groom, their tongues are pretty scratchy. New science offers a peek at why.
While dogs read facial expressions in much the same way as people do, they consider the source of a threatening expression before deciding how to respond, a new study suggests.
Hello again! This is your friendly neighborhood 2 News Hound Pieper, and its time for another blog post! This was a busy week for my human and I, with a bunch of different activities! We started off by going to the river, where I was so thirsty I must have drank half of it! Here’s a shot of me coughing up a couple leaves that tried to get away from me…sneaky leaves! After a hike through Verdi with my new doggo friend Sage, as well as chasing off a deer that came a litt...
Hello all you Channel 2 News fans, Pieper here, the newest addition to the News 2 family!
As much as I'd love to spend my days cuddling and playing with my cat, necessity dictates that I must, on occasion, leave my apartment.
Dogs may be more than best friends for military veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder, a small study suggests.
News Hound, Pieper, here. The blog topic this week is learning lessons the hard way. Unfortunately, sometimes we all need to learn lessons the hard way, but learning from your own mistakes is one of the best ways to learn.
Hey there all you 2 News Hound fans, Peiper here with another awesome week! My human took me camping for the first time! We went to South Lake Tahoe, and I loved it! All the sights and more importantly smells kept me running around all weekend long. I especially love the free chew toys that the trees just drop everywhere! I do have to say though; my favorite part was definitely going to the lake. I am an awesome swimmer, and when you combine water and catch, I’m in heaven! You...
Hey all you 2 News Hound fans, I hope you had as good of a week as I did! Take a look at the first time that I met my human, when he came and rescued me from the SPCA and let me tell you all about this weeks adventure.
Before adding a touch of nature to your home with houseplants, it's important to know what types of plants may be harmful to your cat and which are safe. In fact, some plants are extremely poisonous to cats, and others can cause them to become very ill.
If caring for your cat has heavily interfered with everyday aspects of your life, you may be obsessed.
Dogs have different levels of intelligence that can be measured, and researchers say this new finding might one day help improve understanding of the link between health and intelligence in people.
Hello friends, it’s time for another update from me, Pieper the 2 News Hound! This week’s is a special one because I got to visit the biggest ...
Pieper the 2 News Hound makes a mess, trying to be a star.
Since dogs are unable to verbalize what they are really thinking, there are nonverbal cues that we can learn from and respond to accordingly.
There are many ways to show your dog that she is your best friend and an important member of your family. From doing activities together to creating a space just for her, these are some easy ways you can strengthen your bond with your four-legged friend.
When cats suddenly change their behavior and behave disruptly, some owners turn to specialists to find out what's wrong.
Hello all of my 2 News Hound fans, its Piper here with a new post! The sun is out and its perfect temperatures for a hike, or my favorite activity; chasing the ball!
Who says dogs have all the fun? Cats can be just as smart, fun and full of personality.
Not only is it possible to enjoy a fun vacation with your dog, but it's also easier than ever to do so while being frugal.
There’s almost nothing my cat Penny loves more than lounging around on her own. Under my bed. Where it’s incredibly difficult for me to cuddle with her. What's a loving owner supposed to do?
Kissing a turtle may be more than just yucky -- sometimes it can literally be sickening.