Dog Tuxedo Doesn’t Add Up On Government Expenses

There are certain things you shouldn't try to expense through work. Like using a government credit card to buy your dog a tuxedo.

Woman Chooses Dog Over Purse When Robbed At Gunpoint

A woman in New Orleans has become our new hero as she chose her dog over her belongings when robbers told her to make a decision.

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.

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.

Family Demands Answers As Dog Dies On Delta Flight Layover

Another dog has died while flying on a national airline, and the dog’s owners are heartbroken and want answers as to what happened to their beloved fam…

5 Vet-Approved Tips For Buying Safe Dog Treats

In the wake of recent dog deaths and illnesses, Dr. Liz Hanson offers tips on choosing safe treats Yesterday, we told you about how nearly 600 pets have died…

LA Looks at Vegan Diet For All Shelter Dogs, Despite Veterinary Recomm

As more people consider pets their 'family,' they are feeding them humans diets. A new proposal, if passed, will make LA shelter dogs vegan.

Study: Genetic Mutation Linked to Brachycephaly in Dogs

Flat face breeds often have breathing problems. New research shows that those faces are linked to a genetic mutation in dogs and their skull development.

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…

Study: Dogs Who Eat Poop Prefer Their Own Brand

Believe it or not, it's pretty common for dogs to eat their poop, and scientists believe that they prefer it fresh, just like their wolf ancestors did!

Washington Supreme Court Rules in Favor Of Girl and Her Service Dog

The Washington State Supreme Court rules that a previous decision must be reviewed in the case of a school district that banned a service dog.

Petco’s Dog Days Of Summer Hit Home Runs in San Diego

Hot dog! Petco hosted 500 pups and their parents to Petco Park in San Diego, California for their annual 'Dog Days of Summer' event.

Adorable Kitten Tries To Teach Old Dogs Some New Tricks

So much squee! A group of senior Chihuahuas has adopted a kitten into their motley crew, and we can not handle the cuteness!

Town Goes To The Dogs as Canine Mayor Is Reelected

A little town in Minnesota is as happy as a dog with two tails with its newly re-elected mayor, and we don't think they are barking up the wrong tree!

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!)

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?"

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.

States Cracking Down on the Use of ‘Fake’ Service Dogs

Nineteen states have laws that penalize people who use untrained animals as service pets, with more states looking at similar legislation.

2016’s Most Popular Irish Dog Names for St. Patty’s Day

May the luck of the Irish be with you...and your dog! Here are some facts about the most popular Irish dog breeds and names, plus a brief history lesson.

Singer Brantley Gilbert Partners With Pedigree To Give Vets Companion

Country star Brantley Gilbert is partnering with several pet brands to help give companion dogs to military veterans in need of aid.

Study: Current Dog Bite Prevention Methods Ineffective And Simplistic

It turns out that we don't know enough about preventing dog bites. Researchers say reading canine body language is ineffective when preventing dog bites.

Family Dog’s Cancer Turns Out To Be Delicious Teddy Bears

A family got the surprise of their life when they learned their St. Bernard's stomach cancer was actually four teddy bears the dog had eaten.’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.

Luxury Pet Market Booms in China

From kitty coffins to acupuncture for pooches, China is embracing the luxury end of the pet product and service market. The pet business is truly booming.

What a Streak – AKC Says Labrador Retriever is Still America’s Mos

Labrador Retrievers still reign as America’s most popular dog, but French Bulldogs are closing in as the American Kennel Club released their Top 10 mos…

FDA Warns Pet Parents About Skin Cancer Cream

The FDA is warning pet parents to be careful about skin cancer treatment creams, after five dogs who accidentally ingested a topical medication have died.

Bug-Sniffing Dog Protects Pepper Crops in Canada

Pests beware! In response to a pepper weevil infestation last year, a Canadian farm has taken a dog on as a pest control staff member.

United Airlines Reaches Settlement With Family Of Suffocated Puppy

United Airlines has reached a settlement with the family whose nine-month-old puppy was killed after an airline attendant insisted the dog travel in the over…

Norman the Scooter Dog Needs Help With Cancer Treatments

Norman, Guinness World Record winner and famous scooter dog, is recovering from cancer, and his new GoFundMe page helps to pay for treatment.

New Technology Decreases Number of Dog Attacks on Postal Workers

Compared to last year, there have been fewer reports of postal employees attacked by dogs, and it's all thanks to new safety measures.

Rescue Dog Goes From McObese to Chiseled Chihuahua

An overweight Chihuahua-mix has is living life large after being taken off her diet of McDonald's and losing more than three times her body weight.

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…

Smallest Military Dog Makes Big Impact on Largest Naval Base

Military working dogs come in all sizes. Just look at Puskos, a 15-pound powerhouse who patrols for drugs at Naval Station Norfolk.

Strike a Yoga Pose and Help Shelter Cats Find New Homes

The yoga-classic 'cat pose' is taking on a whole new meaning. As well as stretching, this free yoga class is helping find shelter cats furever homes.

Marines Use Robotic Dog To Help Treat K-9 Service Dogs’ Wounds

Marine special operators are helping design a new robot dog that will help them take care of military service dogs wounded in combat.

Shocking “A Dog’s Purpose” Footage Filmed Last Summer – Why Ar

A Dog's Purpose is set to hit the big screens next week, but with TMZ footage showing alleged animal abuse, activists are boycotting the film.

Vote For Your Shelter During PAL’s Shelter Showdown

Second Annual Shelter Showdown hosted by Pets Add Life to award $50,000 to animal shelters From October 22 to November 19, 2014, Pets Add Life (PAL) will be…

HABRI Study Finds Dogs De-Stress Families With Autistic Children

Even more proof that dogs do so much for people. Therapy animals are beneficial to the entire family, long-term study suggests.

Shelter Pets Star in P.I. Woof “Smellbound” Film Adventure

Camera-happy shelter pets from Pet Orphans shelter hit the big time in P.I. Woof "Smellbound" - a short film featuring adoptable dogs, cats... and a T-Rex?

Potential Corgi Shortage – Say It Ain’t So! (Spoiler Alert: It Ain

Pembroke Welsh Corgis join the Vulnerable Breed List in the UK, but hold strong in the hearts of Americans Corgis have captured the heart of the royal family…

AKC Announces Recipients of 2016 Paw Of Courage Award

As a show of appreciation to working dogs who serve and protect our country, the AKC announces the new Paw of Courage award to four worthy recipients.

Pet-Sitter Loses Fight for $1M in Damages After Bad Yelp Review

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.

Thousands Honor Canine Victim of Terrorist Attack in Sweden

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.

Limited Nutrisca Dry Dog Food Recall Issued

Tuffy’s Pet Foods, Inc. of Perham, MN is voluntarily recalling specific lots of 4 lb. bags of Nutrisca Chicken and Chick Pea Recipe Dry Dog Food becaus…

Talking To Pets Makes You Crazy… Crazy Smart, That Is!

Does talking to our pets may make us a little quirky? No - in fact, not only is it a normal behavior, it also marks high intelligence in humans.

Overcrowded Chicago Shelter Sends Overflow Animals to PetSmart PetsHot

This winter has been tough on animals, and shelters are brimming to capacity. To help, a rescue group sent some lucky dogs to stay at PetSmart's PetsHotel!

Finding Rover Helps Reunite Hurricane Harvey Pets With Their Families

An app sponsored by Finding Rover, Petco Foundation and Houston SPCA is helping displaced pets get back to their humans with facial recognition technology.

Family Dog Saves 5-Year-Old Boy Trapped In Scalding Hot Dryer

In Lassie-like fashion, a family's pet Cockapoo saved a little boy in Northern Ireland after he was trapped in a dryer that turned on and nearly killed him.

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.

We Can Drink Wine and Support Guide Dogs?! Sign Us Up!

When it comes to drinking wine and supporting a cause, we're on board! A toast to Windsor Vineyards,who are donating to Guiding Eyes for the Blind.

New Hope for Children With Epilepsy Thanks to Miniature Dachshunds

A collaboration between miniature wirehaired dachshunds and scientists has advanced research into a rare and deadly form of epilepsy in children and dogs.

UK Street Lamp Unleashes the Awesome Power of Dog Poop

As the world continues to look for alternative and sustainable energy sources, the United Kingdom leads the way... with a dog poop-powered street lamp!

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…

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…

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.

Data Shows Dog Parks Growing in Popularity Nationwide

With dog ownership on the rise across the nation, it's no surprise that demand for a safe place for pooches to play is also growing.

Jacksonville, Ill. Is PetSafe’s 2015 Bark For Your Park Contest Winn

Many entered, but only one could win $100,000 to build a new dog park in their community. This year's grand prize winner is Jacksonville, Ill. - Congrats!

Millennial Homebuyers Choose Homes With Their Pet in Mind

Survey shows majority of millennial homebuyers would pass up on their dream home if it didn't happen to meet their pet needs as well.

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!

University of Washington To Study New Dog Anti-Aging Drug

Researchers at the University of Washington may have good intentions but will their research on aging in dogs really provide something useful?