Survey Helps Researchers Understand Why People Surrender Their Pets

New research survey is designed to study the reasons people voluntarily relinquish their pets The numbers are staggering – 7.6 million animals enter sh…

Shelter Sensation Rami The Pitbull/Dachshund Mix To Become Therapy Dog

A true rags-to-riches story, one-of-a-kind mutt Rami is using his uniqueness to raise awareness for shelter dogs. It started as a dog-gone love story. A Rome…

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.

Former World’s Ugliest Dog Wins 2016 Heroic Hounds Award

Mugly the Chinese Crested dog makes a triumphant return and has won the 2016 Heroic Hounds award at the National Pet Show in London.

Lady Gaga’s New Clothing Line Is Designed For Your Little Monster

From the stage to the red carpet, singer and actor Lady Gaga is setting her sights on fashion with a new clothing line for dogs. These days Lady Gaga is addi…

Land of the Strays is Doggie Heaven on Earth!

If you've ever wanted to be completely surrounded by dogs, book a trip to Costa Rica. That's where you'll find Land of the Strays, where dogs run freely.

Dogs Will Rush To Comfort Crying Owners, Study Shows

The scientists behind the study wanted to see if dogs can sense our feelings and would crying motivate them to try and help their owners.

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…

Hotel Chain Partners With Petfinder to Rescue Adoptable Pets Nationwid

Pets are welcome at Extended Stay America hotels - they are working with Petfinder Foundation to help shelters who rescue and place adoptable pets.

Guardian Orb Uses Advanced Technology To Track Your Pet

This GPS tracking solution for pets is reliable, accurate and budget-friendly because there are no subscriptions or hidden costs.

Researchers to Study If Dogs Can Detect Prostate Cancer

A 3-year research trial out of England is looking to see if dogs can detect prostate cancer in humans, and if so, allow earlier treatment for the cancer.

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.

Hooray for Happy Endings! Meet Skier Gus Kenworthy’s Sochi Street Pu

7 months after the Olympic Winter Games, the puppies that American silver medal skier Gus Kenworthy rescued from the streets of Sochi are thriving. You might…

File This Under Ideas We Love: Pet Food Bank Opens In Toronto

You know you really love your pet when you’re willing to give up your meal just so your dog has something to eat. But why choose, asked Cara Heitmann?…

Newsworthy Reporter Saves Drowning Dog While Covering a Story

A little dog got a big rescue by some heroic people - including a reporter - in San Antonio, Texas, after being nearly swept away by floodwaters.

Ring-Bearing Dog Loses Wedding Rings Right Before Ceremony

Dogs are often included in wedding parties. But when it comes to keeping the rings safe, perhaps you should give that job to someone more reliable!

Sky-Diving Dogs Take African Poachers Out

You may have heard the term, "When Pigs Fly," but what about flying dogs? These amazing canines take high-flying to a whole new level!

Animal Planet’s “My Big Fat Pet Makeover” Helps Pets Shed The Fl

A new show on Animal Planet has some great tips for helping keep your pet light on her feet....just in time for the holiday season!

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!

Brave Woman Works Desperately to Rescue Bali Dogs Left Behind on Volca

An American woman is determined to rescue dogs who have been left behind a volcano in Bali, risking her life in the process.

Study: A Dog’s Diet is Important To His Gut in More Ways Than One

Science reveals that microbiomes, a community of organisms found in your canine's guts, are affected by the content of a dog's diet.

Chernobyl Puppies Are On Their Way To The United States

Puppies rescued from Chernobyl ruins are in quarantine in Ukraine, awaiting clean bills of health to come to the United States for adoption.

Ailing Dog Honorary K9 Member Serves and Protects Her Girl

'Tis the season, and one family pup had a holiday wish granted as she was added to the South Pasadena Police Department's K-9 team as an honorary member.

New Research Shows UK Pet Owners Spend Over $24K On a Pet in Its Lifet

Experts suggest that UK dog owners will spend over $24,000 (£18,000) throughout their pet's life on pet-related expenses.

Looking to Invest? Numbers Show Petcare Stocks Are Your Best Bet

Reports shows an upward trend in US dollars spent on pets, and the latest stock numbers released confirm that people love spending on their pets.

National Search and Rescue Dog Training Facility Opens in California

A National Disaster Search Dog Foundation opens in Santa Paula, California, bringing teams from all over the US to train for real-life national disasters.

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…

Foster Mom Helps Terminally Ill Rescue Pup Fulfill His Bucket List

We hope you have your tissues handy, ‘cuz this one's a real tearjerker! But don't worry - it'll also make you smile and help restore your faith in humanity.

New Standards Set for Dog Breeders With Canine Care Certified Program

Purdue University's Animal Welfare researchers roll out their dog breeders' Canine Care Certified voluntary program, which is expected to improve breeding.

New Research Suggests Dogs Have Measurable IQs

IQ tests measure a human's general intelligence by asking a series of questions. Now, a study has just revealed that dogs can also have their IQs tested.

Army Soldier Reunited With Dog She Rescued From Iraq

An Army Sergeant was reunited with a dog she rescued while on combat duty in Iraq, and they're so happy to be back together again.

American Kennel Club Adds Two New Breeds to Its Ranks

Welcome to the club! Two new breeds - the American Hairless Terrier and the Sloughi - join the ranks of the world-renown AKC registry.

AllPaws App Wants To Help You Find Your Perfect Pet Match

Tinder, Schminder! The new AllPaws app is here to set you up with the pet of your dreams. There are so many pets out there looking for their fur-ever homes.…

Elf on the Shelf Finally Taken Down By Family Dog

The crime scene wasn't pretty in a police officer's home, after the Elf on the Shelf was found ripped apart. The main suspect happens to be the family dog.

Parvo Outbreak Worries UK Puppy Parents

A spike in the number of Parvovirus cases seen in puppies across England has owners on alert for signs of the deadly disease. In the United Kingdom, the dead…

Science Finally Discovers ‘Who Let the Dogs Out (To Walk)’

Science just answered the age-old question of who let the dogs out. Pet owners who feel more motivated to walk their dogs fall under the 'Lassie Effect.'

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.

Want to Adopt 2 Puppies From The Rock?

Now here's how we can clear the shelters - get Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson to pose with puppies! He recently rescued two adorable pups that need a home.

American Humane Turns Shelter Dogs to Service Dogs For Veterans

American Humane launches a new program that will take shelter dogs and train them to be service dogs for military veterans suffering from brain injuries and/…

Two Flint-Area Dogs Test Positive for Lead Poisoning

The toxic water in Michigan is making dogs sick. Lead-contaminated water in Flint is named as the culprit behind the first two cases of poisoning in dogs.

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.

Best Dog Names For 2016 Are Here! has released the results of its fourth annual report on the most popular dog names of the year, and this year some of the most popular names were i…

Queen Elizabeth’s Beloved Corgi Crosses the Royal Rainbow Bridge

The Queen's beloved Corgi Holly has died, one of the last of a Royal Legacy, and Her Majesty will not be looking to add any more to her regal brood.

Two-Faced ‘Janus Cat’ Shown Mewing From Both Mouths [Video]

A cat with two faces, known as a Janus cat, was born in Chongqing, China - watch the video meowing from both of its mouths.

Great Danes and St. Bernards Part of Kentucky Neighborhood’s “11 D

A neighborhood in Lexington, Kentucky has received notice that 11 dog breeds, including Huskies, Great Danes and German Shepherds have been banned.

Overweight Labrador Loses 60 Pounds, But Still Lives Life Large!

An overweight Labrador who once was too fluffy to even finish a walk was adopted by a family committed to his health and has now lost a whopping 60 pounds!

‘Shelter to Service’ Helps Save Veterans, One Dog at a Time

The American Humane celebrates its first graduating class of service dogs trained to bond with veterans and their families.

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.

Unexpected Romance Blooms at Global Pet Expo

Global Pet Expo shows the most innovative pet products. Out of all the cool gadgets I could have fallen in love with, I made a connection of a furry kind.

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.

Dazzling The Dance Floor With Matching Prom Dresses

Perfect hair, nails done, and a fab dress – all common prom concerns. Thankfully, Erin Condrin doesn’t have to do it alone: her trusty service do…

HABRI Grants $42,000 To Study Effects Of Service Dogs On War Veterans

K9s For Warriors and Purdue University will use this grant money to come to the rescue of post 9/11 war vets, providing help to soldiers overcoming Post Trau…

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…

Rescue Dogs Get Their First Show on Hallmark

Hallmark Channel's inaugural "2018 American Rescue Dog Show" will feature shelter dogs of all shapes and size competing for titles in adorable categories.

UPS Delivery Driver Picks Up Dog Selfies on His Route

A Louisiana UPS driver was caught taking selfies with some of his client's dogs, showing that there is such a thing as puppy love for mail carriers!

Scientists Say Russian Islanders Were World’s First Dog Breeders

Scientists believe that the world's first purposed dog breeders were from the Russian island Zhokhov, using them to pull sleds and hunt bears.

Ohio Man Given Ticket For Rescuing Dogs From Hot Car

Despite a law that protects civilians from liability should they break into cars to rescue pets, an Ohio man has received a criminal citation for smashing a…

New Tool Helps Service Dog Organizations Predict Puppy Training Succes

How do you know a puppy will be a good service dog? New research shows there is a way to predict which puppies may have more successful training outcomes.

Special Delivery: Beloved Pooch Memory Lives On By Owner Who Mails Ten

What better way to celebrate your dog's playful life than to mail out the toy that made her so happy to hundreds of pooches: tennis balls.

Study: Some Raw Diet Products Contain Bacteria and Parasites

New research from the Netherlands has found several types of bacteria to be found in raw diets pet owners feed their pets.