’s 3rd Annual March Kibble Madness Starts Tomorrow

March Madness starts tomorrow, and will have you cheering for an animal mascot. Get ready for the 3rd Annual March Kibble Madness!

Study: What Factors Are Involved When Re-Homing A Family Pet?

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.

Don’t Call In Sick Tomorrow: Uber Delivers Puppies To Canadian Offic

Forget having a 15 minute coffee break – Uber and 3MillionDogs bring puppies to your office for a furry meeting you won’t want to skip, in suppor…

Tesco Offers Groceries and Dog Grooming With New In-Store “Pet Den

Now thats what we call a one-stop shop! Tesco, one of Britains largest grocery chain, is set to trial pet grooming services while customers shop.

Special Girl Passes Her “Make-A-Wish” Wish to Help Shelter Pups

Thanks to Anna Getner and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a Connecticut dog shelter now has a brand new play room for pups to meet potential owners.

Pet Food Giant Mars Purchases VCA Hospital Chains for $7.7 Billion

First pet food, now animal hospitals - Mars Incorporated has just announced their purchase of animal hospital chain VCA Inc., acquired for $7.7 billion.

Researchers Say DNA Testing In Pedigree Dogs Not Enough

Research out of the UK shows that a single genetic test may not be enough to improve the health of pedigree dog breed lines. For Harry Potter fans, we know i…

Neil Patrick Harris Adds a Rescue Pup To His Family

As if you needed another reason to simply adore Neil Patrick Harris, he's adopted the cutest little stray ever. Join us in a collective swoon!

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.

The AKC Honors Dauntless Dogs With Paw of Courage Awards

Every day, working canines are putting their lives on the line to keep our communities safe. This award celebrates the bravest among the brave.

New Company Claims Age-Reversal Treatment in Dogs Will Also Benefit Hu

A company out of Harvard University wants to use gene therapy on dogs to reverse aging, and hoping that there's a future for humans as well.

Vets Warn: Dry Drowning Is a Risk for Dogs, Too

Want to take your pooch to the beach for some summer fun? Read this first. Sunny days on the beach, frozen treats, and vacation time– what’s no…

Mysterious Mutts: Study Shows Shelters Often Misidentify Dog Breeds

A study published in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS One sheds a light on the low accuracy rates of breed guessing at shelters.

Service Dog Mr. Gibbs Is A Breath Of Fresh Air For One Lucky Little Gi

Goldendoodle Mr. Gibbs gives best friend Alida a leash on life by carrying her oxygen tank on his back. Okay, on the tissue meter, on this story is off the s…

New Jersey Pooch Palace On Sale For $14.9 Million

Got an extra million dollars (or 14.9, to be exact) to throw around and a huge dog lover? There's a castle in New Jersey with your name all over it!

These Teens Train Abandoned Dogs To Give Them A Second Chance At Life

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!

FDA Issues Update On Jerky Investigation, But No Answers As To Why It

The new numbers are in – but no definitive answer as to why dogs are getting sick after eating jerky imported from China. The U.S. Food and Drug Admini…

Dog Finds Out That Eating 21 Pacifiers Really Sucks

A vet removed 21 from a dog's stomach, and posted the pictures on Facebook to remind pet parents of the dangers about dogs eating just about anything!

Buy a Bag and Give a Meal to Pets in Need This Holiday Season

Giving feels good - especially when it's for rescue dogs and cats. Give PetSmart's "Buy a Bag, Give a Meal" a boost before it ends on December 31.

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…

This Is How Much Millenials Are Spending on Their Pets

The pet-loving generation is sparing no expense when it comes to pampering their fur babies- here's how much exactly are they willing to shell out.

New “Pig Perfume” Spray Stops Barking Bad Dog Behavior

No, it doesn’t smell like bacon, but “Stop That” spray may stop your dog from acting like a ham Sick and tired of your dog’s endless…

Dogs: So Nice, We Domesticated Them Twice

Great minds think alike. New research suggests that dogs were domesticated separately in both Europe and Asia at different times in history.

Warmer Winter Means Higher Risk of a Leptospirosis Outbreak

While many love this unseasonably warm weather, veterinarians are warning that a serious bacterial infection is on the rise, and could kill your dog.

New Study To Examine Why Owners Surrender Dogs To Shelters

Is incompatibility the main reason why people surrender their dogs? Researchers want to prove if dogs pick up on human behavior, in order to end to shelter o…

Walk For A Dog App Helps You Get Active For A Cause

There's an app for do-good dog walkers. Don't just take your dog for a walk... take your Walk for a Dog with this super cool (and super charitable) app!

Special Delivery: Active Duty Military Dog Teams To Receive Care Packa

The American Humane Association and Military Working Dog Team Support Association team up to send much-needed care packages to active military dog teams.

Wildfire Relocates Dogs to Prison, Inmates Now Rescuers

When fires threaten to destroy everything, think outside the box for solutions. California inmates care for deaf dogs evacuated from shelter due to wildfire

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.

Therapy Dogs Help Children With Autism More Than We Thought

Research from a Texas Tech University study show that therapy dogs may be even more beneficial to children on the autistic spectrum than previously thought.

Enter Your Biker Dog In The Tails & Tailpipes Biketoberfest Phot

Does your dog like to ride on a hog? If so, your motorcycle-lovin’ pooch could win you a three-night stay in Daytona Beach. Biketoberfest® Daytona…

Man Paralyzed and Stuck in Snow Saved by His Golden Retriever

Kelsey the Golden Retriever earned lifetime "good girl" status after staying with her owner who was paralyzed in the snow for 20 hours and saving his life.

Chicago Comfort Dogs Head to Orlando Following Tragedy

Sometimes, there's nothing like the comfort of an animal when we're at our lowest. And right now, Orlando needs all the support it can get.

Study: Dogs Understand Us When We Speak in Positive and Negative Tones

A new study out of Hungary says that your dog DOES know what you're saying to him. And you'll get farther with training when you use your nice voice.

We Have the Finalists of the 2017 American Humane Hero Dog Awards!

These brave dogs have been voted as this year's doggy heroes for these prestigious awards. Now's your chance to pick the overall 2017 winner!

Widower’s $1 Million Donation To Winnipeg Humane Society Offers New

With the biggest donation ever made to the organization, the Winnipeg Humane Society opens the Joyce Gauthier Behaviour and Training Centre. In an amazing sh…

Real-Life “Thor” Poses With Floofy Pom, Melts Loins Everywhere

Super hunky dude and super cute pooch? Hmmmm... we'll take one of each, please and thank you (*Insert inappropriate hammer joke here).

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.

Rescued Puppy Has Lots Of Licks For Firefighters Who Saved Her Life

North Carolina Firefighters were recently reunited with a puppy they saved from a fire in October, and the puppy had lots of kisses to give for her heroes!

Bush’s Baked Beans Spokesdog Duke Crosses The Rainbow Bridge

It’s a sad day for fans of ‘Duke,’ the lovable, talking golden retriever spokesperson for Bush’s Baked Beans, as we learn that he rec…

Meet Zelda, Instagram’s Time Travelling Doge

Such creative! Wow! Time travel? Impossible? Try telling Zelda that. She doesn't even need a TARDIS, thanks to her crafty owner.

Dying Man’s Last Wish Granted When His Dog Visits Hospital [Video]

A dying man was granted his last wish in Scotland when he was able to give his beloved border collie one last kiss before he passed. You’re going to ne…

Awesome Perks of The Dog Cafe Include Coffee and Adoptable Canines

This Los Angeles cafe is unlike most other coffee joints. Sip your latte and pet a pooch... and if your coffee date goes well, you can adopt that dog!

Facebook Doggie Photos Go Viral For Teen With Cancer

Adorable dog pics for a great cause – this Facebook page gives us all kind of warm and fuzzies! We all know there is enough bad news to go around, and…

Watch Hero Dogs of 9/11 Tonight On Animal Planet

On September 11, 2001, 300 of the 10,000 emergency rescue workers were dogs. Their job was not only to help rescue efforts when the towers fell; they were al…

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.

The Beautiful Final Moments of A Much-Loved Military Service Dog

A canine hero passes away and receives a fitting tribute. Rico the military hero dog was given his final salute surrounded by friends and family.

It’s Official: Largest Collective Pet Wedding Takes Place In China

China is the destination for dogs who want to woof “I do,” as pets in this country play an increasingly important part of people’s daily li…

Experts Say Canine Influenza Has Spread to Infect Cats

It's made the jump! Despite the virus being called canine influenza, experts have confirmed the virus has also been found in a group of felines.

Meet Sweepee Rambo, The 2016 World’s Ugliest Dog

What she lacks in beauty, she makes up for in heart. Meet Sweepee Rambo the new "World's Ugliest Dog" for 2016. Way too go, girl!

Study Finds Owning A Dog Is Beneficial To Your Heart

Proof that dogs make your heart healthy and happy! Here’s one more reason why you should own a dog. The American Heart Association says that dogs may l…

Search and Rescue Dogs Saving Lives After Earthquake in Italy

These brave search and rescue dogs are going above the call of duty by helping in the aftermath of the big earthquake in Italy.

Could Music Ease Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety?

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…

Labrador Helping Mexico’s Earthquake Efforts Earns Presidential Than

As Mexico picks pieces of life back up after devastating earthquakes that recently struck, a Labrador Retriever is emerging as a hero in the rescue efforts.

California Vets Want to Prescribe Medical Marijuana to Pets

For many pets, non-psychoactive cannabis oil successfully treats health issues, and if the new bill passes, your veterinarian can be the one prescribing it.

Connecticut Animals Have a Voice With Desmond’s Law

A groundbreaking law enacted last year in Connecticut is giving a voice to animals that are victims of neglect and abuse.

Airline Loses Family’s Emotional Support Dog

The family's emotional support dog, a labradoodle named Logan, has been missing since the airline company failed to board him on his flight.

Michael Phelps Dives Into Pet Nutrition With Nulo Food’s WE DECIDE C

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.

Shocking Stats Reveal The True Cost Of Greyhound Racing

Grey2K USA and the ASPCA study shows 12,000 dogs injured at the racetracks over seven-year period. Greyhound racing has proven itself to be a cruel sport tha…

DOT Report Outlines 2014 Pet Injury And Fatality Numbers On Airlines

Planes, trains or automobiles… never has family travel been easier, right? Not so fast! Official numbers from 2014 regarding air travel with pets may…