Chinese Property Developer Buys Puppy For $2 Million

For most of us, bringing home a new dog entails a visit to our local shelter. But for one man, with obviously too much money to burn, it means dropping a coo…

Got the Flu? Disease Expert Says It’s Safe to Cuddle With Your Dog

Nothing makes you feel better when you're sick with a cold or the flu than chicken noodle soup and puppy cuddles. Don't worry - they can't catch your bug.

Gorgeous Blondes Gather To Celebrate The Golden Retriever’s Birthday

The Golden Retriever just marked its 150th Breed Anniversary and 361 fair-haired doggos gathered at a Scottish estate to celebrate. Legend has it that 150 ye…

Bayer Donation Helps Domestic Violence Victims and Pets Stay Together

Domestic abuse victims have problems finding a shelter that accepts pets. But Bayer is working to change that with this substantial donation.

Dream Parks Do Come True During Beneful Dream Dog Park Project

Your vote counts! One lucky dog park will earn $30,000 to improve and enhance its surroundings, and you can help decide which one wins.

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.

Therapy Dogs Help Children With Autism More Than We Thought

Research from a Texas Tech University study show that therapy dogs may be even more beneficial to children on the autistic spectrum than previously thought.

FDA Advises Dog Owners to Be Wary of Treat Bones This Holiday Season

It's tempting to scoop up some holiday bones for your dog's stocking, the FDA says it's received almost 70 reports of pet illnesses related to bone treats.

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.

PetPace Smart Collar Used in New Canine Epilepsy Study

PetPace creates the first epileptic biometric database for dogs, working with leading universities and veterinary hospitals using Smart Collar for pets.’s 3rd Annual March Kibble Madness Starts Tomorrow

March Madness starts tomorrow, and will have you cheering for an animal mascot. Get ready for the 3rd Annual March Kibble Madness!

Study: Dogs Have Adapted Their Genes To Evolve With Humans

Scientists in China have discovered evidence that suggests dogs and humans have more in common than may have been previously known.

3 Puppies Rescued From Avalanche Bring Hope To Rescue Workers [Video]

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.

Study: Childhood Pets May Affect Decisions To Live Vegetarian Lifestyl

A new study has found a connection between those who chose a vegetarian lifestyle and also owned pets as children, claiming that those who owned pets as chil…

The Ark: JKF’s Massive, Animals-Only Terminal To Open In 2016

Pets and animals will get first-class treatment at The Ark airport terminal, complete with private kennels, an aviary and a veterinarian Ready for takeoff? I…

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.

US Postal Service Says Dog Bite Numbers Are on the Rise

Kicking off Bite Prevention Week, the US Postal Service is reporting the highest number of dog attacks on employees in 30 years.

Paris Hilton’s Beloved Dog Tinkerbell Dies

Through reality shows and scandals, Tinkerbell has always been by the heiress’s side. After 14 years in the spotlight, the famous Chi takes her final b…

Blind Dog Doesn’t Let Disability Stop Her From Being a Service Dog

A little blind pup out of Wisconsin is proving that there's much she can do with some puppy power and perseverance - by becoming a service dog!

Pet Food Industry Projected to Be Worth $73 Billion Dollars by 2022

As more humans treat pets as family members, it is estimated that the pet food extrusion market will be valued at almost $73 billion dollars by 2022.

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.

Pet Parent Alert: What You Need To Know About Canine Influenza Outbrea

It may not have hit your city yet, but Canine Flu may be coming to a dog park near you soon. Here’s what you need to know about the current outbreak an…

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…

Pitbull Hailed As Hero After Protecting Lost Toddler In Woods

A family dog in Kentucky is being hailed as a hero, staying with a 2-year-old girl for nearly two days while she was missing in the woods.

Dog Food Drama Over as Purina and Blue Buffalo Settle Lawsuits

Nestle Purina and Blue Buffalo finally hug it out after an almost 2-year lawsuit showdown over false advertising claims. The verdict: everything's cool now.

New Info Says Congress Can Agree On One Thing: It Loves Pets!

Even though Congress can't get along with each other, they love its pets, according to new survey information conducted on behalf of the HABRI.

Heroic WWII Canine Service Member Receives Posthumous Award

Chips, a good boy and brave soldier who fought in WWII, has posthumously been awarded Great Britain's Dickin Medal for canine bravery.

Maine Governor Pardons a Husky On Death Row

A 4-year-old husky sentenced to be euthanized was granted a pardon by the governor of Maine; but is the act is legal or symbolic?

Petco Named As One Of World’s Most Ethical Companies

For the 6th year in a row, Petco has been designated as one of the world's most ethical companies, and is only 1 of 3 retail companies honored in 2017.

Fur Best Friends Tackle Canine Cancer Bucket List Together

When one man learned his beloved pup had cancer, he decided he wanted to make every day she had with him count, and created a bucket list for her. Now, with…

These Vet Students Have a Dream Job- Fostering Shelter Dogs

Each year, 15 lucky pooches get their assigned student guardian who makes sure all their needs are met, from daily walks and wholesome meals to cuddle time.

Pooch Pardoned by Maine Governor May Become a Sled Dog

A dog who was given a new lease on life when the governor of Maine pardon him from being euthanized may have a new career ahead of him as a sled dog.

Your Jealous Dog: Study Shows Jealousy In Dogs Is Real

Does it surprise you that Fido may have a jealous side? Researchers find that pooches can turn into a green-eyed monster, too. Ever met a dog at a park or a…

Couple Offers $100,000 For Return of Record-Breaking Cats

A house fire left a Farmington, Michigan couple with only the clothes on their backs, and their Guinness World Record cats missing.

Researchers Decode 19 Common Canine Gestures

Listen up! Your dog’s got stuff to say to you, and if you know what to look for, you’ll be able to listen! Researchers from the University of Sal…

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.

American Airlines Lets Dogs Fly Cuddle Class In Luxe Pet Cabins

Free peanuts and coffee aren't enough. For dogs who just don't do "coach," American Airlines offers a more sophisticated way to fly... first class pet cabins.

Happy Ending For Bi-Ped Puppy Mill Rescue

A rescued puppy mill dog with two legs is living a life with the happiest of endings, after his new dad travelled across the country to bring him home.

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!

Meet the Winners of 2017 AKC Canine Excellence Winners

Winners of the 18th annual AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE) include a family pet that detects drugs and a library loving show dog.

Truck Carrying Dog Food Overturns On Highway; Bad Dogs Suspected

A truck carrying 45,000 lb of dog food overturned, dumping kibble all over the interstate in Asheville, North Carolina. Dog foul play is suspected (by us!).

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.

Kinetic Pet Eye Drops Recalled Due to Bacteria Contamination

Kinetic Technologies and Kinetic Vet has voluntarily recalled Hy-Optic, OptiVet and Optimend. This recall is the result of deficiencies in sterility.

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.…

Are Anti-Vaxxers To Blame for Rise in Canine Parvo Cases?

Vets are worried about the increased rates of confirmed canine disease parvo cases, and believe it's due to a growing anti-vax movement in pet owners.

Missouri Legislator Proposes to Eliminate Breed-Specific Bans Across T

More states are banning breed-specific legislation as they realize the 'science' behind them simply does not support the efforts.

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.

Deadly Dog Disease ‘Alabama Rot’ Afflicting Pets in the UK

Be on lookout for signs of the deadly dog disease Alabama Rot, which has shown up in confirmed cases throughout the United Kingdom recently.

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!

Show Your Pittie Pride During Project Blue Collar’s #Pittie2020 Phot

Support The Underdog! On a mission to educate the world about the awesomeness of rescue dogs, Project Blue Collar wants you to “look” at Pitbulls…

Research Shows That Kids Are Closer To Pets Than Siblings

Who needs sibling rivalry when you’ve got a dog? A new study says that kids would rather hang out with their furry siblings than the human variety. The…

Odor Detection Dogs Are Being Trained to Sniff Out Parkinson’s Disea

A dog's nose knows... alot! Researchers in the UK are looking into the possibility that dogs could be used to sniff out Parkinson's disease.

Dog Finds A New Home and Job After Hurricane Matthew [Video]

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.

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…

Nationwide Voluntary Recall Of Pet Seizure Medications

A nationwide recall has been issued for multiple C.O. Truxton veterinary anticonvulsant, anti-seizure, and antidepressant medications for pets.

Research Shows Prehistoric Man Loved His Dogs As Much As We Do

Based on the remains of a dog found in a grave dating back 14,000 years, experts believe that prehistoric humans had emotional bonds with canines.

It’s The Best Day Ever! Celebrate National Dog Day On August 26

On August 26, we celebrate all of the awesomeness that dogs bring to our lives, but there's still much to be done when it comes to helping our furry BFFs.

Genetic Test For Herding Breeds Can Prevent Ivermectin Toxicity From H

There's a simple genetic test that can help determine if herding breeds are vulnerable to what in most cases is a safe, commonly-used heartworm drug.

Study: Dog Aggression Could Be Cured With Love Hormone

Does your dog lose his mind when you pass another dog or person while you're walking? Researchers believe that 'leash aggression' may be tied to hormones.

Google Pets Turns Into a Bow-Wow Browser to Help Shelter Dogs

Life at the shelter can be lonely for dogs. That's why Google is bringing them into its offices for a day off to partner with lucky employees.