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.
A Michigan woman has filed a civil lawsuit against a church that refused her service dog to accompany her to her son's wedding.
A collaboration between miniature wirehaired dachshunds and scientists has advanced research into a rare and deadly form of epilepsy in children and dogs.
Four military K-9 service dogs were awarded American Humane Medals of Courage for their exceptional Valor during combat service.
The mannequin challenge is sweeping the Internet. And one dog from Florida wins it all with his Oscar-worthy performance in a party scene!
Gia, a former shelter pup in Florida, is a rare hardware-sniffing dog who aids police officers in finding drives that are used by child pornographers.
Researchers recently shared a paper that suggested dogs' behaviors differ based on musical genres (and they prefer to listen to reggae or soft rock!).
Great minds think alike. New research suggests that dogs were domesticated separately in both Europe and Asia at different times in history.
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.
This ex-husband had agreed to pay money towards the upkeep of their dog. However, he didn't stick to the arrangement so now he's being sued!
Fans of Game of Thrones, beware - you won't be able to resist The Mountain's adorable little dog that looks like a mouse compared to the actor's huge frame.
Researchers from Stony Brook University claim that modern dog was domesticated only once, anywhere from 20,000 and 40,000 years ago.
There is no doubt that therapy dogs do a great service to people in need, but does it take a toll on them? Here's what researchers say about the subject.
New research shows what we've always known to be true: people love their dogs and walk with them because it makes them and their dogs happy!
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.
Domestic abuse victims have problems finding a shelter that accepts pets. But Bayer is working to change that with this substantial donation.
Delta Airlines will no longer allow pit bull or 'pit bull type' dogs on flights, even if those dogs are for emotional support or are service dogs.
It's the first time in history that a U.S. Marine Corps dog was given this prestigious award, which is the animal equivalent to the Victoria Cross.
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…
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.
South Korea's impeached president Park Geun-hye keeps making headlines - the latest claims she's abandoned her loyal "First Dogs."
A Netherlands dog breeder teams up with University of Surrey scientists to find out if there's a way to reducing the risk of Chiari skull malformations.
This weekend, prepare for a TV coma of epic proportions! NatGeo WILD presents BarkFest, a 48-hour marathon of back-to-back episodes all about dogs. An offsho…
When Kaiser, a 2-year-old German Shepherd who has served as a member the Plymouth (MA) Police Department's K-9 unit, was diagnosed with kidney disease, there was nothing that could be done for him.
Some days, you'll come across a dog story that will make you cry. Other days, you're lucky enough to hear the story of an inspirational dog. Like this one.
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!
They’ve been trained to pick up the scent of contraband buried deep inside luggage, alert handlers to hidden landmines, locate cadavers and even use th…
Despite being injured in a collision, Manny Guzman ignored the pain and went searching for his four-legged best friend, OG.
The Center for Pet Safety adds tested protocols for pet travel carriers to its certification program in an effort to standardize reliable safety features.
The best reason to skip Saturday morning cartoons! DOG for DOG brings you a caffeinated dose of inspiration and passion with SAVE our SHELTER TV series.
Four months on and Charlotte, North Carolina, is still recovering from Hurricane Matthew. A displaced dog is thanking her rescuers by lending a helping paw.
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.
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.
Professional cellist Natalie Helm performed for a very select group of furry music lovers Florida's Humane Society of Sarasota County.
Thanks to Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo, this 2016 funding will support research and treatment initiatives at top U.S. universities.
As if you needed a reason to be an animal lover, new research shows that dogs can be generous, especially when it comes to sharing with someone they know.
The thought of bedbugs gives us the heebie jeebies, which is why we love the idea of exterminators using trained bed bug detection dogs.
The AKC is adding seven new dog breeds to its official ranks. Ranging in sizes large to small, these new recruits make fine additions to the roster.
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!
The people have come together to save 3 heroic English military dogs from lethal injection, and SAS Andy McNabb is calling it a brilliant success story.
A heart-breaking picture of a pup without her human is making the rounds on the Internet, proving that even in death, our dogs remain loyal. An elderly dog w…
California Winery launches "Wines That Gives Back" program with custom made, dog-centric wine labels aimed at supporting animal rescue organizations.
When fires threaten to destroy everything, think outside the box for solutions. California inmates care for deaf dogs evacuated from shelter due to wildfire
When it comes to kissing, we like to give our pets a peck on the cheek. Here are a few lip-smacking facts, in honor of International Kissing Day.
Crowdsourcing for worthy causes is a common occurrence. Daniel Tosh recently highlighted a worthy one, and, if you don't donate, you're a butt-hole.
According to a recent survey, many pet parents opt to have a staycation because they don't want to put their dog in boarding because of cost.
Thanks to Anna Getner and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a Connecticut dog shelter now has a brand new play room for pups to meet potential owners.
Arthur, a stray dog, adopts the Swedish Adventure Racing Team in Ecuador Talk about one tough pooch! Sweden’s Peak Performance team began their journey…
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.
A heroic Labrador Retriever who became a symbol of hope for Mexico after devastating earthquakes last September is now being honored with a statue in Puebla,…
A new animated film about Stubby, an adorable stray dog decorated for service during World War I, is being released April 8.
An avalanche in Italy has resulted in the loss of life. But the discovery of three furry little miracles buried under the snow has brought renewed hope.
Researchers from the University of Missouri believe a test that helps diagnose ALS in humans can also be used for diagnosing canine cases of DM.
The pet-loving generation is sparing no expense when it comes to pampering their fur babies- here's how much exactly are they willing to shell out.
Aptly named ‘Love Changes Everything' this is the world's largest mosaic mural that features adopted pets and their people.
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.
Researchers from the University of Washington believe they have promising treatment options for dogs who have a previously incurable neuromuscular disease.
A recent study shows that a dog's immune system changes as they age, and much like humans, they may have less ability to deal with infection or stress.
If you're a sucker for rescue dogs (or any dog, for that matter), you're going to want to tune into Animal Planet's new show, Rescue Dog to Super Dog.
We use social media to update the world on our everything we love. New information shows we use social media for pet postings approximately once a day!