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Wishes Do Come True, Thanks To Petco Foundation’s Holiday Wishes Cam

How would you like to make a wish come true for worthy animal welfare organizations? Petco Foundation is going to make that wish come true!

This $1.5 Million Dog Jacket is Made From Real Gold and Diamonds

The reason why Doggy Armour decided to produce such an extravagant dog jacket is to be able to donate more protective coats for anti-poaching pooches.

Study Says Millennials Pick Furbabies Over Human Babies

Pets over Kids? Seems like that is the trend for today's Millennials, the generation with the highest rates of pet ownership so far.

Study: Canine Cancers Linked To Common Lawn Chemicals

Alarming research links canine malignant lymphoma (CML) with lawn pesticides, and has may have implications to the impact of chemicals on humans as well.

Lawsuit Filed Against Purina Alleges Potentially Toxic Pet Food

The lawsuit against Purina claims that thousands of dogs have been sickened or died from eating Beneful dog food. The heartbreak that accompanies the sudden…

Man And His Dog Walk 1200 Miles For Cancer — And You Can Help

Roland Frasier and Wags are walking for a wonderful cause Losing a spouse is devastating. It’s a reality Roland Frasier knows all too well — he l…

Baseball Bat Dog Proves It’s Better to Run the Bases Than Retrieve

The bat-dog for a Texas AA baseball team has cracked us up with his less-than-obedient bat behavior, and is making the viral rounds as he rounds the bases.

Petco Officially Pulls All Made-in-China Treats From Shelves

Three cheers for Petco! They no longer sell any made in China pet treats, which could pose a health risk to our furry friends. As we reported last year, Pet…

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.

Falsely Accused Dog Released From Custody, Was 1 Day Away From Euthani

A case of mistaken identity has a happy ending when a dog was returned to his family after months of court hearings and tearful visits through chain links.

Ontario MPP Cheri DiNovo ‘Attacks’ Breed Restrictive Legislation

Parkdale-High MPP Cheri DiNovo is opening up with the truth about breed restrictive legislation and how she wants to change it in Ontario.

Wondercide Swims With the Big Fish On “Shark Tank”

The makers of natural pest control products for your pets and home, Wondercide is making waves on an upcoming episode of the hit TV series, "Shark Tank."

Are You Lazy Enough To Send Your Dog To Fat Camp?

If your dog has too much weight and you have too much money, why not send him to fat camp? Pet obesity is on the rise and this is a troubling concern. As pet…

Survey: UK Pet Parents Spend More on Pets Than Kids

Birth rates are going down while pet ownership rates are on the rise. A new UK survey claims that dog owners spend more on their pets than on kids.

Meghan Markle’s Royal Beagle Gets His Own Children’s Book

What happens when your life plays out like a literal fairytale? Well, you can read all about it an illustrated children's book about Guy the Beagle.

Chrysler Launches ‘Give a Dog a Job’ for Canine Companions For Ind

Chrysler is partnering with Canine Companions for Independence and are sponsoring their first official PacifiPuppy named Foley!

Istanbul Snowstorms Bring Out The Best As Citizens Care For Stray Anim

Snowstorms recently hit Istanbul, and the city's animal lovers took it upon themselves to ensure the stray animals were safe and warm in the weather.

Dogs Take to the Streets at the Second Annual Women’s March

During the Second Annual Women's March for the anniversary of Trump's inauguration, dogs took to the street to add some bark to the conversation.

Dog Escapes Shelter To Find Woman Who Gave Him Bacon Treats

A small act of kindness, and bacon treats, left a big imprint on the heart of a shelter dog in Yellowknife, Canada, and changed both of their lives forever!

Can Therapy Dogs Affect Echocardiogram Results?

We know what effect dogs have on our how our hearts feel, but now Duke University's School of Medicine how service dogs make hearts look.

Nicole Miller Designs Pet Products to Benefit Puppies Behind Bars Prog

Nicole Miller has designed a new puppy line. All proceeds go to Puppies Behind Bars, an organization that trains inmates to help prepare service dogs.

Report: Rich People Also Happen To Be Dog People

A new report has analyzed the tendencies and trends of the world's wealthiest people and found that the rich tend to be on Team Dog.

New Report Shows Army’s Failure In Taking Care Of Heroic Canines

A new report from the Department of Defense details the mishandling of the adoptions of military canines who served in Operation Enduring Freedom.

Labrador Retriever Named Most Popular Breed for 26th Consecutive Year

The American Kennel Club (AKC) announced to pet owners across the nation, something many of us have known all along; Labrador Retrievers rule.

Step Up To Win a $1000 Gift Card From Pets Add Life

Win one of six $1000 gift cards during Pets Add Life's Pet Step Contest. And all you have to do is tell them why you added a pet to your life.

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The insider scoop - save 20-40% off every day and weekly eCoupons. The PetGuide Shop brings you exclusive offers on trusted pet supplies you already use and love.

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…

Study: Being Man’s Best Friend May Be Written In Dogs’ Genes

A new study has found a link between human connectivity and specific genes in Beagles, and helps answer the question, "Why is a dog Man's Best Friend?"

Gorgeous Afghan’s Finery Costs Lots Of Fi-Dough

The world’s most beautiful dog may live in Beijing, China, and is living life large with a beauty budget that is near $28,000. Don’t hate him bec…

Animal Control Officers Are in the Doghouse… For a Good Cause

Some brave animal control officials in Michigan want to make sure you know just how dangerous the chilly elements are to our pets.

Liev Schreiber Adopts Two Hurricane Harvey Pups

After the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, Actor Liev Schreiber decided to make a difference in the lives of two shelter puppies!

Former Marine Makes Puppy Pins To Support Disabled Veterans

A former marine who started a patriotic pin business has joined forces with a veterans organization to create dog pins that benefit a worthwhile charity.

Clear The Shelters Finds Furever Families For Over 70,000 Homeless Pet

NBC/Telemundo's annual "Clear The Shelters" initiative recently wrapped up, resulting in over 70,000 homeless pets gaining new furever families.

Gus Kenworthy Rescues Another Puppy From Korea

Olympic skier and all-around amazing human Gus Kenworthy has adopted a new puppy into their family, just months after his beloved puppy Beemo died of a heart…

Unexpected Iron Dog Joins The Swedish Adventure Racing Team

Arthur, a stray dog, adopts the Swedish Adventure Racing Team in Ecuador Talk about one tough pooch! Sweden’s Peak Performance team began their journey…

Animal Planet’s “Rescue Dog to Super Dog” Show Will Leave You In

If you're a sucker for rescue dogs (or any dog, for that matter), you're going to want to tune into Animal Planet's new show, Rescue Dog to Super Dog.

Petco Foundation Donates Fitting Tribute To Overseas War Dogs

Now this is a proper salute for our four-legged heroes! Petco Foundation donates $250,000 to bring war dogs fighting overseas back to U.S. soil.

New Study Will Investigate Effects Of Pets In Classrooms

A new study will investigate effects of common pets in the classroom on a broader scale, thanks to a $130,000 grant given to American Humane by HABRI.

Surveillance Video Vindicates Dog Groomer Falsely Accused on Facebook

A dog groomer almost lost his business because of a false Facebook review, but was vindicated, and his business is grooming booming again.

Study: Dogs Respond to Baby Talk

You may be one of the pet parents who baby talk to your dog. Researchers are looking into dog-directed speech and if dogs respond to it.

The Urge To Accessorize Our Dogs

Playing dress-up with our dogs – have we gone too far? We love to dress up our dogs. It could be as simple as a snazzy collar or a cute bow. It could b…

Google Pets Turns Into a Bow-Wow Browser to Help Shelter Dogs

Life at the shelter can be lonely for dogs. That's why Google is bringing them into its offices for a day off to partner with lucky employees.

Kids Invited to Enter TurfMutt’s “Be a Backyard Superhero” Conte

Schoolyards are an important place for kids to blow off steam - just like dogs need backyards. Students can win $5,000 to improve their green spaces.

Project Active Duty Keeps Military Fur-Families Together

Military families sometimes endure long separations, and pets have to be given up at times. A new program keeps military families together--including pets.

Petco Named As One Of World’s Most Ethical Companies

For the 6th year in a row, Petco has been designated as one of the world's most ethical companies, and is only 1 of 3 retail companies honored in 2017.

Southwest Airlines Donate Staff and Flight Fees to Pets of Hurricane M

Furry Puerto Rican victims of Hurricane Maria are getting a lift from Southwest Airlines, who are helping homeless pets find new homes.

Petco Foundation Grants Holiday Wishes With $750,000 Donation

The Petco Foundation, in collaboration with Petco, announced the names of 54 animal welfare organizations who are receiving $750,000 worth of grants through…

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.

American Humane Turns Shelter Dogs to Service Dogs For Veterans

American Humane launches a new program that will take shelter dogs and train them to be service dogs for military veterans suffering from brain injuries and/…

American Airlines Lets Dogs Fly Cuddle Class In Luxe Pet Cabins

Free peanuts and coffee aren't enough. For dogs who just don't do "coach," American Airlines offers a more sophisticated way to fly... first class pet cabins.

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.

Dogs Could Be Causing a Flu Pandemic Among Humans

A recent study by the American Society for Microbiology proposes that dogs could be a potential reservoir for a future influenza pandemic.

Presidential Pups Decorate the White House Lawn for the Holidays

First Lady Michelle Obama presented the official White House Holiday decorations to the public, and First Pups Bo and Sunny were not left out!

Fur Kids Push $350K Pet-Friendly Investment in Downtown Nashville

Officials in Nashville, Tennessee and Mars Petcare investing $350K to implement policy changes and pet-friendly amenities for locals and four-legged residents.

Study: People More Empathetic Toward Dogs Than Fellow Humans

We love our pets like their family members. Research says we tend to be more disturbed by the suffering of dogs than we are the suffering of humans.

Survey: People Who Love Their Pets Most Know How Beneficial They Are

HABRI just released some numbers that will get your endorphins racing. A survey says the more we know what our pets do for us, the better we care for them.

Pittie Saves Family From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Once again, the heroic actions of a family's pit bull lend proof to the concept that you can't judge a dog by its looks...or breed.

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.

Pet Food Industry Projected to Be Worth $73 Billion Dollars by 2022

As more humans treat pets as family members, it is estimated that the pet food extrusion market will be valued at almost $73 billion dollars by 2022.

New Research Suggests Dogs Help With Eczema and Asthma in Children

There are many benefits to having a dog as a family member, but two new studies are suggesting pets may also protect children from developing eczema.