Treat yourself, dog lovers, and read this heartwarming end-of-the-year op-ed piece, Inside of A Dog, by Jennifer Finney Boylan, which beautifully describes the pain and glory of dog rescue! (NYT)
Okay, so I’m late to the party with this, but if you didn’t catch the NYT’s funny column last week about a new romance threatened by a true dog lover’s ultimatum: “It’s Me or the Dog” by Dan Crane — here it is! Illustration by Alexa Grace.
Lookout, Biggest Loser! The New York Times weighs in on dogs with weight issues…(NYT)
dog cat has its day — and the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia are giving their ex-stray cats (who once lived in the museum’s basement) their due in a very special International cat art exhibit. (NYT; pic from AnimalNewyork.com)
The New York Times Magazine has a long profile on the treatment of celebrity elephants in India — and it’s not a pretty tale. Photo by Brent Stirton. (NYT)
Brian, a rescued Pit Bull, lives on a farm with cats. Lots and lots of cats. (New York Times)
If these cats are so high in demand in Hollywood, just think how much a dog talent agent could make? (NYT)
Not many dog books can handle the subject matter of pet loss so sensitively, yet straight-forwardly, as Jessica Pierce’s The Last Walk: Reflections On Our Pets at the End of Their Lives. Read her compelling Op-Ed here. (NYT)