Hard to believe we are wrapping up another year. We covered some amazing stories - here are the top news stories of 2017!
A heart-breaking picture of a pup without her human is making the rounds on the Internet, proving that even in death, our dogs remain loyal. An elderly dog w…
Volkswagen is looking to be the car of choice for dog owners, and to prove it, were the life of the party at the shelter charity event in California.
After the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, Actor Liev Schreiber decided to make a difference in the lives of two shelter puppies!
Big things start as small packages. Such was the case for a woman who talked her husband into a small dog, but her little fib turned into a big surprise.
A Connecticut veterinarian is warning residents about the possibility their cats could contract the swine flu, after two cats died from the virus.
Subaru's "Share the Love, Share the Vision" Campaign raises $27,348 for Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, whose mission is to breed, trainand place guide dogs.
Is something furry on your Christmas wish list? The annual Holiday Windows event in San Francisco is the perfect place if you're looking to adopt a pet.
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.
Last week, we told you about how some rescue dogs were helping find humans after a devastating earthquake in Italy. Now, watch as humans repay the favor.
Get ready to swoon! A Florida officer brings new meaning to the commission to serve and protect, and his viral story has melted our hearts.
The decisions as to re-homing a pet are numerous. The ASPCA has released its research behind the most common reasons why people surrender pets.
This holiday season, flaunt festive shades of nail polish by nail & bone--with every purchase, 20% of the proceeds go pet rescue and adoption organizations.
Photographer Sophie Gamand hopes to raise awareness and drive adoption through her #PitBullFlowerPower project. Pitbulls often get a bad rap when it comes to…
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.
The generational shift that's been in effect for a few years led to millennials replacing baby boomers as the largest portion of pet owners in the US.
There's a simple genetic test that can help determine if herding breeds are vulnerable to what in most cases is a safe, commonly-used heartworm drug.
While runts of the litter may not start off big, one record-breaking Great Dane has just proven that even the little puppy can meet huge expectations!
Two dogs who serve United States Service Members have forever homes with their humans in America, but need help raising the funds to get them to the US.
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.
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.
Does your dog lose his mind when you pass another dog or person while you're walking? Researchers believe that 'leash aggression' may be tied to hormones.
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…
If you want to cut down on doctor's bills, you should adopt a pet! The HABRI Foundation releases research that shows how much pets save us in medical costs.
Great news for honest reviews. A Texas pet-sitting company's $1 million lawsuit against clients who gave it a 1-star Yelp review has been thrown out.
A litter of puppies born in Korea have become the second-generation of cloned dogs, with their 'donor' being the first cloned dog in the world.
New research has shown what dog parents have always known--our dogs know how to 'talk' to us through their barks and growls.
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.
Researchers at the University of Guelph are testing a new non-surgical sterilization method that could ultimately save the lives of thousands of animals.
The College of Veterinarians of British Columbia have voted to ban the controversial practice of tail docking and alteration of dogs, horses and cattle.
Human b-day celebrations are so passe! That's why actress Maria Menounos hosted a birthday party for her lovely 16-year-old Bichon Frise.
We love getting kisses from our dogs. But a new study says letting your dog lick your face could be dangerous, so watch where his tongue lands!
Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps partners with Nulo Pet Food to encourage pet parents to offer the best in nutrition in the new WE DECIDE campaign.
According to research, some of the pooches at Crufts aren't ready for the swimsuit portion of the competition. Is obesity a concern for the famous dog show?
Crowdsourcing for worthy causes is a common occurrence. Daniel Tosh recently highlighted a worthy one, and, if you don't donate, you're a butt-hole.
More states are banning breed-specific legislation as they realize the 'science' behind them simply does not support the efforts.
After days of digging for survivors in the aftermath of Ecuador's 7.8-magnitude earthquake, search and rescue dog Dayko died of exhaustion.
Newest research shows the positive affects of having classroom pets and their potential to promote learning and good behavior.
Does your dog have ADHD? Researchers are looking at correlations between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and our dogs.
You never dump your furry BFF for a man! A woman is offered a marriage proposal, with the ultimatum that she gives up her dog - guess who she chooses?
Fifth time’s the charm it seems for a dog who went through four failed adoptions before finding her calling: police dog with the Rhode Island State Pol…
You might have heard everything now--a man in Saugatuck, Michigan, says he's received a letter from the state granting his dog unemployment benefits.
Almost 60 percent of Labradors in the US are overweight. And a scientific discovery says that it may be linked to a breed-specific gene mutation.
Nestle Purina and Blue Buffalo finally hug it out after an almost 2-year lawsuit showdown over false advertising claims. The verdict: everything's cool now.
It's tempting to scoop up some holiday bones for your dog's stocking, the FDA says it's received almost 70 reports of pet illnesses related to bone treats.
The U.S. Army Special Operations Command is set to outfit the 75th Ranger Regiment's dogs for military duty with upgraded tactical gear.
From following social media-famous pet profile to on-the-hour furry updates, pets definitely play a huge role in our social media lives.
Amber Heard, also known as Johnny Depp's wife, has pleaded guilty to providing false immigration documents for her two Yorkshire Terriers, Boo and Pistol.
Who's faster - a Land Rover or a Snow Rover? A Discovery Sport SUV and a team of sled dog champions hit the snow in Finland to find out!
It's a sad time for fans of the Minor League baseball team, Trenton Thunder. Their famous bat-retrieving dog Derby passed away from cancer over the weekend.
After last week's terrorist attack in Sweden, many mourners left a touching tribute to Iggy, a canine who lost his life in the senseless tragedy.
Up to 30% of the adverse effect on the environment is caused by feeding our cats and dogs. That's 64 million tons of carbon dioxide each year!
New research from the University of Liverpool backs what many already have thought--acting anxious around dogs makes you more prone to getting bitten.
Need to leave a holiday party? Blame the dog! A new survey shows that a popular way to "ghost" from a seasonal soirée is to say you've got a pet at home.
Nutmeg will be sadly missed by his owners Liz and Ian Finley, but Nutmeg certainly had a long life. He has recently passed away aged 32 years old!
If you live in Toronto and are looking for something to do tomorrow night, you should make plans to go to A Humane Canada, an exclusive event that supports t…
Music to soothe the anxious beast… for when your dog is home alone. Research has already shown that classical music is calming for dogs. Now, a Grammy…
What do you do when a few shelter dogs need proper training before finding a home? You send them to high school and give them a second chance at happiness!
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.