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Chihuahua May Break World Record With Birth of 11 Puppies [Video]

A rescued chihuahua in Kansas gave birth to 11 puppies on National Puppy Day, possibly breaking a world record! Way to go!

Breaking News: Worldwise And Quaker Pet Group Merge In Pet Product Cou

It seems like 2014/2015 is the year of the pet product merger! The latest company to jump on the bandwagon is Worldwise – they are merging Quaker Pet G…

2014 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Awards Best In Show To Wire Fox

It’s the end of the another Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (there’s been 138 of them to be exact), and the 2014 Best In Show Trophy was awarded…

Top 6 Random Acts Of Kindness Our Pets Do For Us Everyday

Happy Random Acts of Kindness Week! Let's also take a moment to honor 6 ways our pets infuse our daily lives with random acts of kindness every day.

Study: Therapy Dogs Help ASD Children Improve Social Skills

The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) has found that therapy dogs help children with ASD develop stronger social interaction skills.

Wu-Tang Clan Not Down With Woof-Tang Clan Dog Walking Service

Wu-Tang Clan founding member RZA is suing Woof-Tang Clan dog-walking service for trademark infringement, and he ain't playin'.

Game Of Thrones Leads To Increased Surrenders Of Husky Dogs

The show Game of Thrones is proving to be un-pup-ular for Huskies, as rescue clubs in California report an exponential increase in surrenders of the breed.

Tragedy Turns To Triumph For Dog Attack Victim And Abused Dog In “S

Ready to be inspired? Watch the moving film of one woman's (and one adorable dog's) effort to make the world a better place and shed light on animal abuse.

U.S. Senators Introduce Legislation To Protect Pets In Air

Policy changes regarding the transportation of pets have been proposed by two U.S. Senators after the tragic death of a puppy on United Airlines.

Chinese Property Developer Buys Puppy For $2 Million

For most of us, bringing home a new dog entails a visit to our local shelter. But for one man, with obviously too much money to burn, it means dropping a coo…

Delta Airlines Mistakenly Flies Puppy to 4 Different Destinations

Another airline is in trouble for sending a dog to the wrong destination, with a puppy being sent to the wrong city... four times.

Chelsea Handler Welcomes New Furry Friends Into Her Family

Dog-lover Chelsea Handler lost both of her beloved dogs in the last year, but she plans to adopt new furry family members in their honor.

Homeless Man Finds New Home For Him And His Dog

A homeless man who wanted to find his dog a good home because he couldn’t take him to a shelter with him has now found a new home for them both. You&rs…

Barbra Streisand’s Beloved Dog Crosses The Rainbow Bridge

It's always heartbreaking when our pets cross the Rainbow Bridge. Just ask mega star Barbra Streisand, whose beloved Coton de Tulear Samantha recently died.

Iditarod Musher Whose Dogs Drug-Tested Positive Suggests Sabotage

In the continuing saga of the drug scandal with the Iditarod Trail Sled Race, the musher makes a statement and removes himself from next year's competition.

Shocking “A Dog’s Purpose” Footage Filmed Last Summer – Why Ar

A Dog's Purpose is set to hit the big screens next week, but with TMZ footage showing alleged animal abuse, activists are boycotting the film.

Study: Fetching Can Be Hard On Retriever’s Joints

Retrievers were bred to be hunting dogs. Owners need to be wary of their dog's joints and tendons when playing fetch with heavy objects, a new study says.

Celebrate Dogs With The AKC As Extraordinary Pooches Take Over Televis

AKC Celebrates Dogs special airs January 31 on the Lifetime Network What are you doing tomorrow? If it doesn’t include parking yourself in front of you…

PBS’ ‘Shelter Me’ Puts The Spotlight On At-Risk Pets

We all know the statistics are grim: millions of dogs and cats are euthanized in shelters every year. Filmmaker Steve Latham is hoping to change that with hi…

“The Mountain Between Us” Releases Spoiler to Let Viewers Know The

The movie "The Mountain Before Us" leaked a spoiler in its trailer, telling dog lovers everywhere, "It's okay to watch this movie! The dog does not die!"

Hospital Builds Room Where Patients Can Play With Their Pets

Thanks to a significant donation from Purina, St. Louis Children's Hospital patients can now interact with their beloved family pooches.

California Woman Flees Fires Carrying 70-Pound Dog in a Bag

The California wildfires have residents fleeing their homes for their lives. One woman refused to leave without her dog, carrying him in a duffel bag.

Embark to Test DNA in Dogs For Possible Future Diseases

If you've ever wanted to find out what kind of diseases your dog is likely to suffer from in the future, your answers are just a cheek swab away.

Study: Are Therapy Dogs Under Too Much Stress?

There is no doubt that therapy dogs do a great service to people in need, but does it take a toll on them? Here's what researchers say about the subject.

Pope Francis Says All Dogs (And Cats) Do Go To Heaven

Pope Francis continues to prove he’s anything but traditional with his latest declaration Recently, during his weekly address at St. Peter’s Squa…

Study: Children at Risk of Being Bitten by Frightened Dogs

A new study out of England shows that most children know not to approach an angry dog, but don't know that approaching a fearful dog could be just as risky.

Land of the Strays is Doggie Heaven on Earth!

If you've ever wanted to be completely surrounded by dogs, book a trip to Costa Rica. That's where you'll find Land of the Strays, where dogs run freely.

Norman the Scooter Dog Needs Help With Cancer Treatments

Norman, Guinness World Record winner and famous scooter dog, is recovering from cancer, and his new GoFundMe page helps to pay for treatment.

Rescue Dog Slated For Euthanasia Is Hero To Hurricane Harvey Victims

While the world watches the devastating effects on the United States from Hurricane Harvey, the unlikeliest of heroes come out of the waters.

250 Furry “Extras” Find Homes Thanks To Critically Acclaimed Movie

It’s the stuff movies are made of – Stray dogs used as extras are adopted after filming wraps for foreign film “White God.” We love w…

‘Woofering Heights’ Movie Makes Fireworks Less Fearsome

If an evening ends with a bang thanks to fireworks, your pets may not want to celebrate. These dog-calming films, voiced by David Tenant, offer distraction.

First-Ever Identical Twin Pups Born to Irish Wolfhound

It's not uncommon for dogs to have many pups in a litter. However, there's never been a case of identical twin pups... until now!

Science Says Dogs Are Smarter Than Cats

New research is out and sheds some light on the age-old debate of who's smarter? Cats or dogs? Spoiler: Dogs are the brainiest!

Sleepypod Introduces the Most Advanced Crash Test Dog Ever

A leader in safe car restraints for dogs, Sleepypod unveils a new and improved "Duke" - the most advanced crash test dog dummy ever developed.

15,000 of New Zealand’s Furry Citizens Might Have Defective Microchi

Kiwi pet parents were outraged to find out that their pets' microchips might not work anymore, which means they couldn't be identified if lost.

Bigger Is Better: AKC Releases List Of 2013’s Most Popular Dogs In T

Lab lovers have spoken – See who took the American Kennel Club’s top spot on the Most Popular Dogs In The U.S. When it comes to dog breeds, owner…

Researchers Believe Dogs Can Suffer From ADHD

Does your dog have ADHD? Researchers are looking at correlations between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and our dogs.

Woman Turns Tragedy Into Tenderness After Losing Beloved Dog

An Arkansas woman turns her grief over the loss of her dog into acts of kindness and service to others as she celebrates the life of her furry best friend.

Temporary Reprieve Issued For Montreal Pitbulls

A Superior Court Judge just gave pit bulls a temporary reprieve from the controversial law banning them in Montreal, but needs permanence to protect them.

This Beautiful Mural Is Made From Pictures of Adopters and Their Rescu

Aptly named ‘Love Changes Everything' this is the world's largest mosaic mural that features adopted pets and their people.

Maggie, the World’s Oldest Dog Dies, at 30

Maggie, a 30-year-old Kelpie and the world's oldest dog, died peacefully in her sleep. When most dogs live 11-13 years, she doubled that expectancy.

States Cracking Down on the Use of ‘Fake’ Service Dogs

Nineteen states have laws that penalize people who use untrained animals as service pets, with more states looking at similar legislation.

Can Therapy Dogs Help Lower Medication for Pre-Op Kids?

The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine to study the effects of animal therapy with children about to undergo surgery.

Marmaduke-Sized Great Dane Could Be the World’s Tallest Dog

The bigger the dog, the bigger the heart? Meet Major, a friendly Great Dane who's out to set a World Record as the world's tallest dog!

Dogs On The Inside: Inspiring Documentary About Rescue Dogs and Inmate

This touching movie follows a program that aims to save shelter dogs while giving inmates a new perspective on life. Life is not always easy for humans. In t…

Study: Genetic Mutation Linked to Brachycephaly in Dogs

Flat face breeds often have breathing problems. New research shows that those faces are linked to a genetic mutation in dogs and their skull development.

Therapy Dogs Welcome Staff and Students Back After Parkland Shooting

The survivors of the horrific massacre at a Florida high school returned back to class, and a loving group of furry friends welcomed them back.

Great News: Nevada’s New Bill 185 Bans Lease-to-Own Dogs

You may have heard about this dog scam - you can "Lease-to-own" a pooch. States are cracking down on it - Nevada has now banned the disturbing trend.

A Really Great Dane Saves Abandoned Kitten’s Eyesight

We know dogs are a man's best friend, but for a tiny cat who needed some sight-saving blood, it turns out they can be a kitten's best pal, too!

Pennsylvania Looks To Ban Puppy Mill Sales

A new bill in the Pennsylvania legislature would ban the sale of animals from ‘puppy mills’ in state pet stores. A new bill legislators in Pennsy…

Overcrowded Chicago Shelter Sends Overflow Animals to PetSmart PetsHot

This winter has been tough on animals, and shelters are brimming to capacity. To help, a rescue group sent some lucky dogs to stay at PetSmart's PetsHotel!

Canine Heroes Help US Veterans With Brain Injuries

September is National Service Dog Month. While all service dogs are heroes, a select few serve our country's heroes with honor. (Tissue alert!)

The World’s Most Interesting Man Joins The Fight To End Dog Cancer [

He doesn’t always take on causes, but when he does, it’s for the health of dogs. Jonathan Goldsmith, best known as Heineken’s Dos Equis &ld…

Pet Owners Turn To Medical Marijuana To Treat Their Pets

More American states are legalizing medicinal marijuana, and more pet owners are now treating their pets with cannabis-based medicines to relieve symptoms.

Highly Contagious H3N2 Canine Influenza Arrives in Canada

As if the recording breaking temps weren't enough to drive you inside, now Canadians have to brace for the possibility of a canine influenza outbreak!

Coming This Fall: “SAVE Our SHELTER” Launches On The CW Network

The best reason to skip Saturday morning cartoons! DOG for DOG brings you a caffeinated dose of inspiration and passion with SAVE our SHELTER TV series.

Pet Taxis Are Big Business in South Korea

Pet ownership has grown rapidly in South Korea and with it, a new type of business is flourishing. The pet taxi! Could this roll out worldwide?

News Investigation Uncovers Poison in Dog Food, Prompting FDA Investig

A news station has found evidence that several name brand pet foods have traces of a drug given to euthanize dogs, and the FDA is investigating.

Alaska Airlines Introduces Stricter Policies for Emotional Support Ani

Passengers with therapy animals will have to submit additional documentation and their comfort animal must be on the list of those approved on flights.

DogVacay Partners With American Humane Association To House Displaced

You may think you're prepared, but does your pet have an evacuation plan? DogVacy and American Humane Association help dogs during natural disasters.