We humans can be an annoyingly fickle bunch -- rarely satisfied, usually wanting more -- and often discarding whatever or whoever we no longer need. So the fact that dogs have remained our best friends for 10,000 years or so is really something for us to be proud of. Yes, those loyal and lovable canines have been one of the few species that will put up with us, and we've shown our gratitude by pampering them with everything from gourmet pet foods to doggie day spas. One of the few things they ask in return is just that we remember to walk them a few times a day, and right about now, you and your pooch are probably panting together like equals on your... More >>>