Comrade Cat Runs For President In Russia

First Russia... then the world! We'll be closely following the upcoming Presidential race in Russia, where Barsik the Cat has declared his "Cat"-diacy!

Actor Carolyn Hennesy Hitches a Ride in the Lucy Pet Foundation Mobile

She may play a lawyer on TV, but for her latest role, actor Carolyn Hennesy will need hands-on experience in the Lucy Pet Foundation Mobile Clinic!

Gus Kenworthy Reunited With Gold Medal South Korean Rescue Dog

Oh, happy day! Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy has been reunited with the dog he rescued from a dog meat farm in South Korea.

Family Flew Home To Chicago But Their Dog Gets Left Behind In Germany

After landing in the United States, a family from St. Louis was shocked to realize their family pet was left stranded in Frankfurt.

Florida Politician Wrestles Alligator to Save Dog’s Life

There are politicians who make promises they never follow through with and there are politicians who will fight alligators for their constituents!

UK Protects Puppies With Tighter Pet Dealer Laws

The UK has made the sale of any puppy under eight weeks old illegal, and tightened laws that will protect animals against irresponsible breeders.

Research Shows Pet Ownership Saves $11.7 Billion In Health Care Costs

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.

Therapy Dogs Land at Dallas Fort Worth Airport

Are you planning on heading to Texas? Trained therapy dogs at Dallas's Dallas/Fort Worth Airport are hoping to help ease some of the stress of flying!

Brazil’s First Lady Marcela Temer Jumps In a Lake to Save a Dog

When her Jack Russel Terrier fell in the lake at the presidential palace in Brasilia, the first lady didn't hesitate to go after him.

Carrie Fisher’s Beloved French Bulldog Mourns Her Death

Fans worldwide are mourning the loss of Carrie Fisher, but perhaps none so much as Carrie's furry family member, a French Bulldog named Gary Fisher.

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.

Marmaduke-Sized Great Dane Could Be the World’s Tallest Dog

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!

Just Pet Me! Why Your Dog Wishes You Would Stop Talking And Start Pett

Scientists have discovered something many dog lovers may already know, at least intuitively: our canine companions prefer petting over vocal praise. Two rese…

Are Anti-Vaxxers To Blame for Rise in Canine Parvo Cases?

Vets are worried about the increased rates of confirmed canine disease parvo cases, and believe it's due to a growing anti-vax movement in pet owners.

Service Dog Dropout Finds New Career Path in District Attorney’s Off

Not every dog is up for the challenge of being a service dog. But when one doggy door closes, another opens with an opportunity to really strut their stuff.

Study: Happy Pet Thoughts Help Soothe Social Rejection

A recent study asked participants to think of a stressful moment in their lives. They were then shown pictures of pets, and results found most felt better.

Report Shows That Dogs Get Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

During the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, veterinarians started recognizing the symptoms of PTSD in military dogs. Now, there's a complete treatment available.

Got the Flu? Disease Expert Says It’s Safe to Cuddle With Your Dog

Nothing makes you feel better when you're sick with a cold or the flu than chicken noodle soup and puppy cuddles. Don't worry - they can't catch your bug.

Santa Won’t Let 10-Year Old Girl Sit on His Lap Because of Her Servi

A little girl from New Hampshire was sent away by Santa because he refused to let her service dog accompany her while their photo was being taken.

Study: Millennials Make Up a Quarter of All Pet Owners

Forget human babies - it's all about fur babies! The next generation is all about pets, and their spending habits prove it.

Army Veteran Receives Fur-prise Of His Life At New York Giants Game

A football game for long-time New York Giants fan and military veteran ended up being life-changing for him and the service dog he was provided with! A nativ…

Bestselling Author Offers Giveaway In Support Of The Beagle Freedom Pr

For a limited time, author and cancer-survivor Teresa Rhyne gives you something extra special when you order her new book In 2012 author Teresa Rhyne gave th…

Canine Heroes Help US Veterans With Brain Injuries

September is National Service Dog Month. While all service dogs are heroes, a select few serve our country's heroes with honor. (Tissue alert!)

Cat Declawing Now Banned In Denver, Colorado

It’s official in Denver, Colorado–veterinarians are now banned from declawing cats unless the procedure is medically necessary. Veterinarian Aubr…

Renee Zellweger Helps Lucy Pet Rescue Dogs From Overcrowded Houston Sh

Lucy Pet Foundation relocated 64 dogs from overcrowded Houston shelters and got a big surprise when actress Renee Zellweger came to help!

Lowes Hires Man and His Service Dog

Finally, something that actually makes us want to go to the hardware store! Lowes' new greeter is a service dog and his human.

Breaking News: Worldwise And Quaker Pet Group Merge In Pet Product Cou

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…

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.

“Free From” Claims Help Drive $30 Billion in Pet Foods Sales

It turns out that we want our pets to eat just as well as we do. And it's this focus on quality that's behind a growing niche of natural pet food products.

PetSafe Awards $275K to 25 Cities Across America for Off-Leash Dog Par

The annual Bark for Your Park program by PetSafe announces 25 cities set to receive more than $275K in funds to help build and maintain off-leash dog parks.

Panty-Stealing Pussy Prompts Hilarious Apology Letter

What do you do when a real-life cat burglar roams your 'hood? For a woman from Cardiff, England, you write hilarious apology letters and beg forgiveness!

Senior Pooch Gets Ramped Up Thanks to Special Delivery From Mailman

Dogs and Mail Carriers have historically had a complicated relationship... but one Colorado mailman surprised an elderly Lab with a special gift.

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.

Barbra Streisand Shares New Cloned Dogs With World

Barbra Streisand's Coton du Tulear, Samantha, passed away, and she recently shared that has cloned two new pups from Samantha's mouth and stomach cells.

Dog Rescued From Burning House Gets New Firefighter Daddy

A North Carolina dog rescued from a burning house is thanking his lucky rescue team as he has been adopted by a local firefighter. Katie the retriever was th…

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.

SAS Andy McNabb Joins British Handlers To Save Military Dogs From Deat

While canine military service members bravely serve, UK military officials are planning to euthanize two Army dogs next week.

New Alabama Law Holds Dog Owners Responsible For Pets’ Actions

A new law in Alabama means that owners of dogs who seriously injure or kill a person will now be subject to felony penalties.

World Rally Champion Risks Title To Avoid Dog On Course [Video]

At Rally Mexico, Five-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Ogier avoided hitting a dog, risking his opportunity to win the race.

The World’s Most Interesting Man Joins The Fight To End Dog Cancer [

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…

Smile for Petco’s Pet Selfie App – It’s For a Great Cause!

If you love selfies, you're gonna love Petco's new app, Heads & Tails. It's perfect for fun selfie opportunities, and gives money to help animals in need.

Vet Uses Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine for Senior Dogs

Advances in stem cell therapy grow in leaps and bounds, and veterinarians are turning to regenerative treatments for their furry patients.

Air Transport Trade Association To Certify Airlines Carrying Pets

The International Air Transport Association's new program allows transport companies to receive certification to ensure the high animal transport standards.

Super Sniffer Dog Helps Eradicate Invasive Ant Species

Invasive ants are a problem on the Channel Islands, but a solution has been found in the form of Tobias, the yellow Labrador Lab with a special talent.

Dream Job Contest: Slovenian Castle Is Looking For Dog (And Owner) Car

The winner of this contest will be living large with their dog in a real Slovenian Castle… with a salary to match the lifestyle Is your dog looking fo…

Australian Hotel’s First Canine Ambassador Welcomes Guests With Some

There's a special concierge looking to greet you at the swanky Park Hyatt in Melbourne, Australia, and he'll wag his tail when he sees you coming!

Beloved Airport Patrol Dog Passes Away From Prostate Cancer [Video]

A legendary border collie named Piper has died, leaving behind many who valued his work at the Cherry Capital Airport in Michigan.

No Pooch? No Problem! This Program Sets You Up With A Four-Legged Hiki

Want a dog but lack the time or space? The Hike with Adoptable Hounds program is here to help. I’ve written extensively here on PetGuide about the chal…

9/11 Rescue Dogs Commemorated With Bronze Memorial

New Golden Retriever statue commemorates 9/11 rescue dogs with likeness of last living 9/11 rescue dog, Bretagne. The statue weighs close to 5000 pounds.’s Sponsors Free Pet Adoptions During “Friends On Us Fri and North Shore Animal League America are joining forces to launch Friends on Us Fridays, sponsoring free pet adoptions in 15 states.

Big Bang Theory: The Science Behind Dogs & Loud Noise

Why do some dogs hate fireworks, while others seem unaffected by the sound? New research studies the behavior behind noise sensitivities.

The Story of Stubby The World War I Hero Dog is Hitting the Big Screen

A new animated film about Stubby, an adorable stray dog decorated for service during World War I, is being released April 8.

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Gets A New Royal Supporter

Queen Elizabeth has been the patron of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, but has passed the title over to her daughter-in-law, Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla.

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…

Cesar Millan Cleared of Animal Cruelty Charges

The "Dog Whisperer" came under intense public scrutiny when a dog he was training attacked a pig. But police have cleared Millan of any wrong doing.

Heroic Dogs And Their Humans Need Your Help to Get to US

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.

Researchers Discover Gene Associated With Acute Respiratory Distress S

Researchers have uncovered a genetic lung tissue disorder in Dalmatians that is the likely cause of acute respiratory distress syndrome in dogs.

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.

Study: Childhood Pets May Affect Decisions To Live Vegetarian Lifestyl

A new study has found a connection between those who chose a vegetarian lifestyle and also owned pets as children, claiming that those who owned pets as chil…

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.