Show Your Pittie Pride During Project Blue Collar’s #Pittie2020 Phot

Support The Underdog! On a mission to educate the world about the awesomeness of rescue dogs, Project Blue Collar wants you to “look” at Pitbulls…

Swine Flu Kills Two Connecticut Cats

A Connecticut veterinarian is warning residents about the possibility their cats could contract the swine flu, after two cats died from the virus.

Study: Pet Owners Prone To Suffer Depression When Pets Are Sick

New research shows that when our pets are not well or terminally ill, we are also at risk for anxiety, stress and depression.

‘CHiPs’ Star Erik Estrada Donates Drug Sniffing Dog To Police Depa

'CHiPs' star Erik Estrada, aka Officer Poncherello, donates a narcotics dog to an Idaho police agency, where he is a reserve police officer.

Experts Say 2016 Will Be the Year of Ticks and Mosquitoes

The 2016 Parasite Forecasts predicts plenty of mosquitoes and ticks, which increases the chance that your pet may catch a parasite-transmitted disease.

RIP Uggie: The Canine Star Of “The Artist” Dies

We’re hearing some sad news today – Jack Russell Terrier Uggie, the star of 2011’s award-winning film “The Artist”, has died at…

Study: U.S. Pets Are Heavier Than Ever

U.S. pets are more obese than ever - new research shows that 'fat cats' are becoming more common, and dogs are piling on the pounds.

Study: Seniors Who Walk Their Dogs Enjoy Better Physical Health

A recent study determined that seniors who own dogs are more likely to spend more time walking them outside and in turn, increase their physical health!

Winter Olympians Raise Awareness Against Korean Dog Meat Industry

All eyes are on South Korea as the Winter Olympics nears, but one Olympian is hoping to bring attention to the country's prevalent dog meat trade.

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…

DNA Evidence Saves Dog In Case Of Mistaken Identity

It sounds a plot twist from a television crime show - DNA evidence was used to prove a case of mistaken identity for a dog who had been sentenced to death.

Runaway Dog’s PugShot Goes Viral

A Police department on the New Jersey Shore has won the Internet today, posting an adorable “PugShot” of a runaway dog from Maryland. As if pictu…

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…

Cesar Defends Actions, Says Incident Blown Out Of Proportion

Cesar breaks his silence on claims of animal abuse while taping an episode for Cesar 911. He believes the incident is being blown out of proportion.

After 10 Years of Bella, This Pet Name is Now The Most Popular

For a decade, the name Bella was the most popular choice for pets in the US, but it seems that things are about to change.

USDA Moves Animal Welfare Records; Sparks Concern About Secretary Nomi

The U.S. Department of Agriculture unexpectedly removed inspection reports and other information that had previously been available to the general public.

Brands Are Cashing In On Millennial’s ‘Fur Baby’ Trend

Pets are 'starter children' say 44% of millennials. Brands cash in on our love of pets, selling high-end products for our beloved fur babies.

Michigan Dog Receives Eligibility Letter For Unemployment Benefits

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.

Mysterious Bladerunner 2049 Dog Wins Palm Dog USA Award

Bladerunner 2049 had fans wondering what happened to Deckard's dog. Turns out the unknown, uncredited dog won the first-ever title of Palm Dog USA prize!

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…

Share How Awesome Your Dog Is With The World With PackDog.com

Your dog needs his own website – set one up in minutes with PackDog.com Ever wish there was a social network where you could post unlimited photos of y…

Army Veteran Buys His Own Plane To Fly Shelter Dogs to New Homes

Retired Army veteran Paul Steklenski started a non-profit organization to fly endangered animals to foster homes that are waiting for them.

It Takes a Village to Find a Missing Rescue Dog

An entire village has helped Puerto Rico rescue dog Rene get back home to his owner Mara after slipping her collar going missing last week.

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.

Nationwide Voluntary Recall Of Pet Seizure Medications

A nationwide recall has been issued for multiple C.O. Truxton veterinary anticonvulsant, anti-seizure, and antidepressant medications for pets.

Houzz Survey Says That Pets Rule The Home

Houzz releases the results of its first-ever survey of how U.S. dog and cat parents accommodate furry family members with pet-friendly home interior design.

Woman Leaves For China While Her Cat Is Still Missing At Airport

The owner of a cat who escaped her carrier at JFK airport was sadly forced to leave for China, without her furry friend. An attorney who took a new job in Ch…

Ohio Business Man Braves The Cold For Family Pets

An Ohio man wants to show how domestic animals are not equipped to deal with winter weather in an extreme way--he's sleeping outside in the cold.

New Research Shows Stress Can Turn Your Dog’s Fur Gray

You know how you always tell the kids that they’re making you go gray prematurely? Research has found that stress can also affect the color of your dog…

New Study Claims Dogs Can’t Predict Earthquakes

A new study claims that contrary to popular belief, when it comes to earthquakes, animals can't predict when one is about to hit.

CDC Issues Warnings About Rise In Insect-Borne Diseases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued warnings about mosquito-, flea- and tick-bite-borne diseases that are on the rise.

Truck Carrying Dog Food Overturns On Highway; Bad Dogs Suspected

A truck carrying 45,000 lb of dog food overturned, dumping kibble all over the interstate in Asheville, North Carolina. Dog foul play is suspected (by us!).

Study: Your Dog’s Experiences Let Him Know If You Are a Good Human

New research shows that dogs really do have technique to how they view whether a human is 'good' or 'bad,' and it's related to their exposure to humans.

Study: Modern Dog Domesticated From Single Event 40,000 Years Ago

Researchers from Stony Brook University claim that modern dog was domesticated only once, anywhere from 20,000 and 40,000 years ago.

Secret to Long Dog Life Revealed: It’s Being Spoiled Rotten!

A 23-year-old pooch in the UK is doing his best to stay with his family as long as he can. His dad says it's love and loyalty that's kept him going.

Researchers Working On Pill That Slows Aging in Dogs

According to doctors researching the effects of rapamycin, this drug could be the key to increasing a dog's life span by 2 to 5 years.

Sniffer Dogs Essential to Recovery in Grenfell Tower Devastation

The devastating Grenfell Tower fire in Kensington, England has search and rescue teams continuing work, including sniffer dogs with special boots.

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!

Experts Share Lyme Forecast Maps To Help Prevent Disease

The warm winter has led to heavy parasitic infection forecasts for pets. Researchers released a forecasting map that predicts risk for Lyme disease in dogs.

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.

Study: Family Dogs Benefit Children With Disabilities

New research has found that the family dog can make a big difference in the lives of children with disabilities in their health and activity levels.

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!

Here’s How One Boy and His Tiny Dog Stood Tall Against Bullies

A 5-year-old Australian boy has found a new best friend who shares the same condition he was born with. Together, they're taking a stand against bullies.

Officer Donut Sworn In as a Police Comfort Dog- And He’s the Cutest

The the heart-melting fluff ball that Officer Donut is will grow up to help people cope in the aftermath of incidents or tragedies.

Therapy Puppy Supporting USA Gymnastics Abuse Victims

A therapy dog is helping the victims of Larry Nassar, a former sports-medicine doctor who has been convicted of abusing USA Gymnastics team members.

Study: Like Humans, Dogs Integrate Learned Information While Sleeping

Most dog owners will tell you--their dogs are people too! Now new research shows that dogs' brains even look similar to ours when we are sleeping!

Study: Dogs Sync Behaviors With Humans Without Being Told To

Are you and your dog are really 'in sync'? A group of researchers decided to look into it, and turns out dogs really do look to their humans for the lead.

Petco’s In-Store Kitchens Reveal What Goes In Your Pet’s Meal

In select stores, pet parents will be able to see human-grade dog food being made on the spot and get a chance to pick up a freshly made meal for their pet.

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.

Pitbull Police Partners Are Turning Tables On Crime!

Pitbulls are often unfairly considered unpredictable dogs. But a Texas program is working to change that image by enlisting Pitties into the Police force.

Study Suggests Well-Behaved Dogs Have Less-Stressed Owners

A new study recently published in the Journal of Veterinary Behavior suggests that there is a correlation between how dog owners believe their pets behavior…

American Airlines Stops Hero Service Dog From Boarding Plane Home

Shame on you, American Airlines - the company is full of hot air when it comes to its pet-friendly travel policies, after denying entry to a Hero Dog.

Gorgeous Blondes Gather To Celebrate The Golden Retriever’s Birthday

The Golden Retriever just marked its 150th Breed Anniversary and 361 fair-haired doggos gathered at a Scottish estate to celebrate. Legend has it that 150 ye…

Missouri Legislator Proposes to Eliminate Breed-Specific Bans Across T

More states are banning breed-specific legislation as they realize the 'science' behind them simply does not support the efforts.

Students Can Now De-Stress at Brilliant MIT Puppy Lab

With May being National Mental Health Awareness Month, the MIT Puppy Lab program is right on schedule to relieve high levels of student stress.

Odor Detection Dogs Are Being Trained to Sniff Out Parkinson’s Disea

A dog's nose knows... alot! Researchers in the UK are looking into the possibility that dogs could be used to sniff out Parkinson's disease.

Bachelor Alum on a Mission to Save Rescue Animals in Atlanta

If you needed reason to love Bachelor alum Lorenzo Borghese, the Italian prince is heading to Atlanta for the "Wheels and Wings" animal rescue event.

Survey: Owners Are Their Pet’s Biggest Fans on Social Media

From following social media-famous pet profile to on-the-hour furry updates, pets definitely play a huge role in our social media lives.

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.

Florida Declares New Guinea Singing Dogs as Exotic Animals

New Guinea Singing Dogs are known for their "melodious" howls. In Florida, this breed has been branded as exotic, which means you need a license to own one.