Virginia Dog Dies After Accidentally Being Left Too Long in a Petco Drying Cage

A 2-year-old golden retriever died after visiting a Petco in Chesterfield County, Virginia, for grooming services.

On Friday, Allison Marks dropped off Colby for a routine grooming, and she became worried when she didn’t hear back from the store a few hours later, reports WTVR.

How Atchoum, the Unusually Furry Feline, Became an Online Star

Atchoum the cat now has tens of thousands of Instagram followers, and his owner, Nathalie Côté, had a feeling he’d be an Internet sensation.

Atchoum’s rise to fame began with a dare from Côté’s kids to post a photo of the unusually hairy Persian kitty on Facebook. The kids thought that no more than 100 people would like the snap, but mom knew he would make a splash.

The Daily Treat: Donkey Barber Grooms Cairo's Animals

In the shadow of Cairo’s medieval aqueduct, Mohamed Mustafa teaches his 5-year-old son the family’s trade, one shear at a time.

Mohamed is one of Cairo’s donkey barbers, an expert in trimming and styling horses, camels, mules, sheep, goats, dogs and donkeys. He is a third-generation qassasseen, the Egyptian Arabic term for animal barbers, and his grandfather worked in Cairo’s Abdeen Palace.

Mohamed’s father, Mahmoud, taught him the trade and now, near Old Cairo along the road following the aqueduct, he teaches the craft to his son Mustafa.

Extreme Grooming: Would You Do This to Your Dog?

True Blue's New Spray Is a Bath in a Bottle

Between puppy playdates and trips to the dog run, finding the time in your (and your dog’s) busy schedule to give him a bath can be a challenge. But thankfully there’s a new in-between bath touch-up for your smelly friend: True Blue’s Fresh-in-a-Flash cleansing spray ($11.99). It’s like perfume for your pooch, masking odor until you can squeeze a scrub into his crammed social calendar.

There's a New FURminator in Town –and It's Better Than Before

You know the old saying: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. So we were skeptical when FURminator said they had perfected the design of their deShedding tool for pets, which launched back in 2002. It turns out the latest design tweaks definitely improve upon on an already amazing product.

Dyson's Groom Tool Makes a Show Dog Out of a Mutt

Not every dog can be a Westminster champion, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t try to look like one. With the new groom tool from Dyson, whose line of vacuums already works miracles in homes with animals, even the hairiest of pups can shine like a blue-ribbon winner.

The Urban Canis: A One-Stop Shop for Chic City Pups

It’s true: New York City has a pretty posh reputation, and New York City pups are just the same. Manhattan dogs go to daycare, dress up for Halloween parades, even meet celebrities like Carrie Underwood and Hilary Swank!

REVIEW: When Your Pup Raises a Stink, Dog Smog Can Help Quell the Smell

It’s an issue most dog owners deal with at one time or another – those unpleasant gaseous emissions. My dog, Luther, a Dalmatian and lab mix, is one of the foremost flatulence offenders.

Luther’s carrot, lettuce, and cucumber cravings are legendary. But, as a veterinarian friend once told me, “He’s a good boy to be eating all his fruits and vegetables. Just remember, however, that it means he’ll have lots and lots of gas!”

Molly Mutt Nose How Good Dogs Should Smell

Last year we told you about Molly Mutt’s innovative, stuffable and washable doggie duvets, which can make a tired old dog bed brand new in seconds. Now, from the same earth-friendly gang, comes a trio of products aimed at keeping your home – and your four-legged BFF – smelling so fresh and so clean.