A rescued chihuahua in Kansas gave birth to 11 puppies on National Puppy Day, possibly breaking a world record! Way to go!
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…
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…
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.
The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) has found that therapy dogs help children with ASD develop stronger social interaction skills.
Wu-Tang Clan founding member RZA is suing Woof-Tang Clan dog-walking service for trademark infringement, and he ain't playin'.
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.
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.
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.
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…
Another airline is in trouble for sending a dog to the wrong destination, with a puppy being sent to the wrong city... four times.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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 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!"
Thanks to a significant donation from Purina, St. Louis Children's Hospital patients can now interact with their beloved family pooches.
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.
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.
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 continues to prove he’s anything but traditional with his latest declaration
Recently, during his weekly address at St. Peter’s Squa…
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.
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, Guinness World Record winner and famous scooter dog, is recovering from cancer, and his new GoFundMe page helps to pay for treatment.
While the world watches the devastating effects on the United States from Hurricane Harvey, the unlikeliest of heroes come out of the waters.
It’s the stuff movies are made of – Stray dogs used as extras are adopted after filming wraps for foreign film “White God.”
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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.
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!
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!
A leader in safe car restraints for dogs, Sleepypod unveils a new and improved "Duke" - the most advanced crash test dog dummy ever developed.
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.
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…
Does your dog have ADHD? Researchers are looking at correlations between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and our dogs.
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.
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.
Aptly named ‘Love Changes Everything' this is the world's largest mosaic mural that features adopted pets and their people.
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.
Nineteen states have laws that penalize people who use untrained animals as service pets, with more states looking at similar legislation.
The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine to study the effects of animal therapy with children about to undergo surgery.
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!
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…
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.
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.
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.
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!
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…
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!
September is National Service Dog Month. While all service dogs are heroes, a select few serve our country's heroes with honor. (Tissue alert!)
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…
More American states are legalizing medicinal marijuana, and more pet owners are now treating their pets with cannabis-based medicines to relieve symptoms.
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!
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 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?
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.
Passengers with therapy animals will have to submit additional documentation and their comfort animal must be on the list of those approved on flights.
You may think you're prepared, but does your pet have an evacuation plan? DogVacy and American Humane Association help dogs during natural disasters.