Dog Sled Team Rescues Stranded Alaskan Tourists

A group of Alaskan tourists got an authentic experience when a team of Alaskan sled dogs had to rescue their stuck SUV from the snow -- Iditarod Style!

Pets In The Classroom Program Brings Money (and Pets) To Children

For the third year, the Pets in the Classroom grant program is sponsoring a Lesson Plan Contest, and elementary teachers have the chance to win!

Chinese Dog Food Company Moves Operations… to the U.S.A.?!

It's not everyday you see "Made in the USA" on a Chinese pet product. But Gambol Pet Group leads the way with its new USA plant based in California.

Study: Children at Risk of Being Bitten by Frightened Dogs

A new study out of England shows that most children know not to approach an angry dog, but don't know that approaching a fearful dog could be just as risky.

Science Says Grieving For Our Pets is Human

To others, the loss of a beloved pet is not understood. Research proves that the pet/owner relationship is similar to those with human family members.

SoCal Corgis Run Their Little Legs Off In First Annual Nationals [Vide

The first annual SoCal Corgi Nationals took place at Santa Anita Horse Racetrack and who knew those little legs could move so fast?

Italian Grocer Introduces Dog-Friendly Shopping Carts

Leaving Fido tied at a post outside your local grocery store isn't fair. That's why an Italian grocer adapted his carts so you and pooch can shop together.

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…

Does Sharing a Bed With Your Dog Affect Your Sleep?

If you share your bed with your dog, does it have a positive or negative effect on your sleep? A new study attempts to find out!

Retired Marine Dog Awarded Highest Military Honor

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.

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!

Pet Flipping – The New “In” Thing in Crime

Youve heard of House Flipping now get ready for Pet Flipping. People are actually stealing dogs from families and selling them on the Internet.

First-Ever Test Tube Puppies Born By In Vitro Fertilization

Is there anything science can't do? This IVF canine breakthrough could preserve endangered breeds and eradicate genetic diseases

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.

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.

Mysterious Mutts: Study Shows Shelters Often Misidentify Dog Breeds

A study published in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS One sheds a light on the low accuracy rates of breed guessing at shelters.

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.

New Antibody Gives Fresh Hope For Dog Cancer Treatment

Scientists have developed a new cancer antibody that could help dogs with malignant cancers. This could also give hope to human patients.

Swine Flu Kills Two Connecticut Cats

A Connecticut veterinarian is warning residents about the possibility their cats could contract the swine flu, after two cats died from the virus.

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.

Study: Chiari Malformation Can Be Reduced With Cross-Breeding

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.

It’s Official! Millenials Now Make Up Most of America’s Pet Owners

The generational shift that's been in effect for a few years led to millennials replacing baby boomers as the largest portion of pet owners in the US.

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…

Golden Retrievers Bring Comfort to Maryland High School After Shooting

Comfort Dogs brought emotional support to staff and students at Great Mills High School as they returned back after a shooting two weeks ago.

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…

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…

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.

Indian Businessman Opens His Home to 700 Homeless Dogs

Stray dogs are a problem in all parts of the world. India is one such country, and one man has decided he's giving his life to the dogs of the streets.

WellPet Foundation Makes Donation Worth $1.7 Million To PetSmart Chari

Thousands of homeless animals can expect a full bowl of food, thanks to the WellPet’s $1.7 million donation of pet food to in-need shelters. Taking the…

Game Of Thrones Leads To Increased Surrenders Of Husky Dogs

The show Game of Thrones is proving to be un-pup-ular for Huskies, as rescue clubs in California report an exponential increase in surrenders of the breed.

Real-Life “Thor” Poses With Floofy Pom, Melts Loins Everywhere

Super hunky dude and super cute pooch? Hmmmm... we'll take one of each, please and thank you (*Insert inappropriate hammer joke here).

‘Woofering Heights’ Movie Makes Fireworks Less Fearsome

If an evening ends with a bang thanks to fireworks, your pets may not want to celebrate. These dog-calming films, voiced by David Tenant, offer distraction.

Dog Eats 62 Hairbands, 8 Pairs Of Underwear, Lives To Tell The Tail [V

An appetizer or the main course? Get ready to pick your jaw up off the floor, because what was found in this black lab's stomach will blow your mind.

Presidential Pups Decorate the White House Lawn for the Holidays

First Lady Michelle Obama presented the official White House Holiday decorations to the public, and First Pups Bo and Sunny were not left out!

Official Canine Town Ambassador Visits Constituents Daily

Every town needs a doggy ambassador! You never forget who your friends are, and this rescued pup proves that point in a way that makes our hearts melt.

FDA Warns Pet Parents About Grain-Free Dog Food And Heart Disease

The U.S.Food and Drug Administration is investigating a possible link between a canine heart disease known as DCM and grain-free dog foods, particularly ones…

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.

San Francisco SPCA Confirms Case of Virulent Dog Flu

The SPCA in San Francisco is warning pet owners to be especially careful of signs of the dog flu, as a case has now been confirmed.

Study: Dogs Make Your Heart Happy and Healthier

New research from Sweden continues to confirm the belief that having a dog doesn't just make your heart happy, but makes it healthier, too!

Little Dog Make Big Impact After Hurricane Maria by Saving Her Human�

We love happy-ending stories that come out of devastation. A puppy in Puerto Rico helped her human get the help she needed after Hurricane Maria.

Study: Modern Dog Domesticated From Single Event 40,000 Years Ago

Researchers from Stony Brook University claim that modern dog was domesticated only once, anywhere from 20,000 and 40,000 years ago.

Meet Faber, San Francisco’s First Courthouse Therapy Dog

What a great idea! We think this program should be instituted everywhere. We all know there’s nothing like the love of a dog to help soothe the stress…

Widower’s $1 Million Donation To Winnipeg Humane Society Offers New

With the biggest donation ever made to the organization, the Winnipeg Humane Society opens the Joyce Gauthier Behaviour and Training Centre. In an amazing sh…

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.

Top 11 Pet News Stories of 2017

Hard to believe we are wrapping up another year. We covered some amazing stories - here are the top news stories of 2017!

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.

Search and Rescue Dog’s First Find Brings Little Boy Back To His Fam

A volunteer German Shepherd search and rescue dog's first find brought a five-year-old lost little boy back to his family, safe and sound.

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.

Could Your Dog Toys Be Poisoning Your Pet?

The toys you give your dog to chew may contain chemicals that could be deadly! Learn how to choose toys that are safe for your pooch.

Cancer Research in Golden Retrievers Sheds Light on the Disease in Hum

Research is looking to provide information that could lead to the treatment of cancer in Golden Retrievers and other breeds, and possibly even humans.

California Vets Want to Prescribe Medical Marijuana to Pets

For many pets, non-psychoactive cannabis oil successfully treats health issues, and if the new bill passes, your veterinarian can be the one prescribing it.

Vets Warn About the Spread of a Dangerous Dog Flu Strain

Multiple cases of severe canine influenza have been recorded in San Francisco, New York, Florida, and veterinarians warn that the situation could worsen.

Carrie Fisher’s Frenchie Pays Tribute In Star Wars Movie Promotion

In a touching tribute to Carrie Fisher, her beloved dog, Gary, has a cameo role in her last movie, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

Wounded Warriors Canada Donates $175K to PTSD Service Dog Program

Dogs can have a huge impact on the lives of those with PTSD. And 40 veterans are set to receive their own service dog thanks to a generous donation.

DogVacay Partners With American Humane Association To House Displaced

You may think you're prepared, but does your pet have an evacuation plan? DogVacy and American Humane Association help dogs during natural disasters.

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…

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.

Study: Pup Parents Plaster Social Media With Dog Pics

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!

Young Students Build Dog Houses for Homeless Pups

When you hear about inspiring stories like this, you know that the kids of today are going to make a difference in the world. Way to go guys!

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.