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.

First-Ever Identical Twin Pups Born to Irish Wolfhound

It's not uncommon for dogs to have many pups in a litter. However, there's never been a case of identical twin pups... until now!

Therapy Dogs Help College Students Deal With Stress

Are you stressing over your finals? A study suggests some quality cuddle time with a pooch might take that UNI- caused anxiety away.

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.

Chrysler Launches ‘Give a Dog a Job’ for Canine Companions For Ind

Chrysler is partnering with Canine Companions for Independence and are sponsoring their first official PacifiPuppy named Foley!

Study: Pet Parents Believe All Dogs Go To Heaven

A new study finds most American pet owners believe dogs go to Heaven once they've crossed the Rainbow Bridge. But are all animals granted access?

Nail & Bone and Halle Berry’s Nail Polish Collection Helps Rescue Pe

This holiday season, flaunt festive shades of nail polish by nail & bone--with every purchase, 20% of the proceeds go pet rescue and adoption organizations.

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!

The Barking Garage Parks Your Dog While You Shop

It's hard to believe that people leave their dogs in cars while they shop. The Barking Garage has a solution - a mobile, air-conditioned trailer for dogs!

Stranger’s Generosity Means Much-Needed Surgery For a Homeless Man�

An Australian woman saw a need and decided she would help--she created a GoFundMe account for a dog whose homeless owner couldn't pay for surgery.

Heroic Dog Jumps In Pool To Save Best Fur-Friend From Drowning

It's been said, "We get by with a little help of our friends," and that's accurate for a dog who nearly drowned, but was saved by his furry best friend.

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.

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.

Study: Dogs Lick Their Mouth in Response to Angry Human Faces

Your dog knows when you're angry! A new study indicates that dogs can interpret our body language, and lick their lips when they see an angry human face.

Man High on LSD Saves Dog From Imaginary Burning Home

After saying yes to drugs, a New York man thinks he's Superman and saves his neighbor's dog from a fire that's all in his head.

AKC’s Pack Grows With Addition Of 3 Dog Breeds

Welcome to the club! This year, the American Kennel Club has added three more breeds to its official registry. Which breeds made the cut?

Study Shows Parks For Pooches Leading The Pack In Growth

It’s great to hear that large cities are increasingly going to the dogs… in an awesome way! Dog park popularity continues to rise, says the lead…

High Schoolers Help Homeless Hounds by Building Dog Houses

We're so proud of these kids and their teacher! A Florida shop teacher instills lessons of community and compassion while teaching students about carpentry.

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.

Top Dogs Honored With AKC Humane Fund Awards For Canine Excellence

When it comes to going above and beyond, these five heroic dogs came to the rescue. Congrats to the AKC ACE dogs who saved, protected or enriched our lives,

Study: Hugging Your Dog Stresses Him Out

According to this data, giving your dog a big ol' hug may be doing more harm than good. Here are some of the warning signs you need to watch out for.

Study: Dogs Labelled as Pitbulls Stay 3 Times Longer in Shelters

A new study finds that being a "Pitbull" will increase the length of a dog's stay in a shelter threefold - even ones that are mislabeled as Pitbulls.

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.

Adorable Puppies Crash Bachelor Party In The Best Way Ever!

So... THIS is what goes down at a bachelor party! Taking a cue from "Bridesmaids", a groom and his buddies brought home a homeless pooch and her pups.

United Airlines Flubs Again; Mistakenly Sends Family Dog To Japan

United Airline is not having a good PR week. First, a dead dog in the overhead compartment; and now, sending a Kansas City, Missouri dog to Japan instead.

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.

Humane Society Fights Back Against USDA Records Removal

The USDA is removing years' worth of data about inspection reports for animal facilities and breeders. Now, animal welfare groups are fighting back.

Does Your Pet Really Need Ray-Bans for the Solar Eclipse?

One of nature's most awe-inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse - takes place August 21, 2017. You have your glasses, but does your dog need a pair?

Fat Or Fluffy? Researchers Say ¼ Crufts Show Dogs Are Overweight

According to research, some of the pooches at Crufts aren't ready for the swimsuit portion of the competition. Is obesity a concern for the famous dog show?

No More Woof! Amazon Pet Communication Device in the Works

Major retailer, Amazon, backs futurologists claim that pet communication devices will turn woofs into words in less than a decade, ruffly speaking.

AKC Reunite Team Brings Hurricane Relief To Furry Victims

Cleanup from Hurricane Matthew is underway. The AKC Reunite Team is helping lead efforts for pet disaster in Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina.

Lucky Dogs Rescued After Starting House Fire While Stealing Treats

A pet owner's nightmare had a happy ending as first responders in Massachusetts rescued pets who had started a fire when one tried to steal a treat.

Honor Pets That Have Passed Sunday During National Pet Memorial Day

National Pet Memorial Day is a day for pet parents to celebrate the lives of pets that have passed on. In 2013, it falls on Sunday, September 8.

Katy Perry’s Assistant Saves Dog’s Life With CPR

Katy Perry is known for her rockin’ vocal chords, but now she is singing the praises of her assistant Tamra, who saved the life of Perry’s dog Nu…

Most Epic Dog Resume Ever Gets Dog Hired as Professional Best Friend

Today's job market forces us to put our best foot forward. Turns out that one pup had some human help putting her best paw forward with an adorable resume!

Partially Deaf And Blind Dog Protects Toddler Lost In Australian Bush

A very good boy named Max has stolen the Internet's heart since the story of him loyally watching his girl while she was lost has been reported worldwide.

Dog Channels Lassie to Find Missing Cat Stuck in Manhole

A determined Border Collie mix proved that there's camaraderie in fur-power when he found a cat who had been missing for weeks.

Woman Covertly Smuggles Dog Into Hospital to See Sick Grandmother

A young woman swaddled her dog to look like a baby in order to cheer up her hospitalized grandmother, and the pics have gone viral!

Woman Gives Dying Dog a Taste of Family in His Last Days

A California woman going through her own loss went looking for the most unadoptable dog she could find, and now both of their lives are now full of love.

Canadian Beagle Miss P Is 2015 Westminster Best In Show Winner, Eh?!

No Doot Aboot it – B.C. Beagle Miss P announced as 2015 Westminster Dog Show’s top dog. Way to go Miss P! This 4-year-old Beagle from Enderby, B.…

Dog With Digestive Problems Dines in “High Chair” Style

A Grand Rapids, Michigan family gives their dog the best seat at the table. She sits in doggy high chair to ensure food and drink go to her stomach.

Cat Bread is the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread!

A bakery in Japan has gone to the cats--they've baked up a new bread that will have all the kittehs (and kitteh lovahs) saying, "Mmmmm...meow!"

New Law Means Mexico Will Stop Euthanizing Retired Police Dogs

After serving your community bravely, you shouldn't be rewarded with death! That's what happened to Mexican K9 dogs - but now they can be adopted.

Do Pets Create Community?

There's no doubt that we share a strong bond with our pets. But does this special bond translate to become its own community?

Petcube Developing Artificial Intelligence to Help Read Your Dog’s M

Life would be easier if you just knew what your dog was trying to tell you or you could read his mind. Petcube is working on making that a reality.

Purina Play Haven Opens At NYC Domestic Violence Shelter

Many women stay in abusive homes because they don't want to leave their dogs. Thanks to Purina Play Haven at Urban Women's Retreat, they no longer have to.

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.

AKC Welcomes Two More Breeds To Its Ranks

The American Kennel Club is including two new dog breeds into its ranks, and they're the first to be added to their breed roster since 2016!

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.

Warm Winter To Blame for Increased Leptospirosis Cases

Thanks to a warm winter, U.S. veterinarians are seeing an increased amount of leptospirosis cases. Here are some recommendations to help protect your pets.

Purina Issues Limited Recall on Purina ONE BeyOnd White Meat Chicken &

Purina has issued a limited recall on Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food due to a salmonella risk. This recall…

Actor Amber Heard Pleads Guilty To Illegal Dog Importation

Amber Heard, also known as Johnny Depp's wife, has pleaded guilty to providing false immigration documents for her two Yorkshire Terriers, Boo and Pistol.

New Canine Cancer Research Findings Could Benefit People, Too

Veterinarians at Mississippi State University are searching for new ways to understand cancer in dogs — turns out, their findings may help us as well.…

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.

Need a Dog Fix? Bark’N’Borrow Can Set You Up With a Loaner

All by yourself? You don't have to be. Whether it's for a walk or slumber party, Bark'N'Borrow matches people who want to borrow a dog for a little while.

Dognapping Ransoms Are Big Business in Italy

It's "The Italian Job: Dog Edition." Italy isn't just a hot spot for tourists - it's also a hub for thieves who steal dogs and collect ransom from owners.

ASPCA: Data Shows Fewer Surrenders, More Adoption, and Decrease in Eut

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) releases data that shows there are less animal in the US shelter system!

Wishes Do Come True, Thanks To Petco Foundation’s Holiday Wishes Cam

How would you like to make a wish come true for worthy animal welfare organizations? Petco Foundation is going to make that wish come true!

Dog Owners-Only Apartments Come To Denmark

There’s good news for pet parents looking to live with other people who love their dogs just as much–only catch is you’ll need to live in D…

BarkPark Is Bringing ‘Country Club’ Fun To Nashville

The makers of BarkBox are bringing dogs in the Nashville, TN area a new experience: A membership part that will have pool parties, themed movies and of cours…