As the United States mourns the death of beloved Senator John McCain, researchers at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech ar…
Policy changes regarding the transportation of pets have been proposed by two U.S. Senators after the tragic death of a puppy on United Airlines.
Hot dog! Petco hosted 500 pups and their parents to Petco Park in San Diego, California for their annual 'Dog Days of Summer' event.
One of the world's largest online home retailers upgraded their selection of products with an exclusive line of furniture and accessories for all pets.
A heroic woman carried an injured dog down six miles down a treacherous mountain and gained a grateful furry family member. Tia Vargas was exploring Table Ro…
The Center for Pet Safety put pet harnesses to the test and the results are unsettling. Even if you're buckling up, chances are it won't protect your pooch.
HABRI's awards a $43,000 grant to the University of Missouri to study the positive effects that pets have on our growing population of senior citizens.
We thought 'puppy dog eyes' could get you just about anywhere, and now science backs that up, claiming your pup does change facial expressions around you!
Travelers at Tampa International Airport got to witness the surprise arrival of eight adorable puppies when a service dog gave birth in the main terminal!
You’d better make sure you’re picking up after your dog if you live in this London neighborhood! We all know how gross it is when people don&rsqu…
Proof that dogs make your heart healthy and happy! Here’s one more reason why you should own a dog. The American Heart Association says that dogs may l…
A dog groomer almost lost his business because of a false Facebook review, but was vindicated, and his business is grooming booming again.
Oscar de la Renta Dog Coats – High fashion for posh pooches OMD! I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I am to learn that iconic fashion hou…
The "Dog Whisperer" came under intense public scrutiny when a dog he was training attacked a pig. But police have cleared Millan of any wrong doing.
Do you feel like you and your dog have a special connection? If you're empathetic, a new study claims that you may be right.
A special pair of senior canines are bringing joy to senior humans proving that love comes in all shapes and sizes (and even with fur)!
The label of "Pitbull" can turn some families off. A recent study finds a large percentage of veterinarians and shelter staff are mislabeling rescued dogs.
There is such a thing as dog flu, and it’s got Chicago pet parents worried about the health of their furkids. Is your dog at risk? Sneezing, runny nose…
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!
As if people judging you wasn't enough, it turns out that your dog knows when people act like jerks, and he doesn't like it one bit.
With the world aflutter about the news of Prince Harry's engagement to Meghan Markle, it looks like there will be some new pooches joining the royal family.
When TMZ released footage that claimed abuse, people promised to boycott "A Dog's Purpose." In response, the premiere of the movie has been cancelled.
Colorado college tests out pilot program allowing pets in campus dorms It’s the most wonderful time of the year (back-to-school, that is) and a few luc…
We love getting kisses from our dogs. But a new study says letting your dog lick your face could be dangerous, so watch where his tongue lands!
Pluto must be happy! Disney has just announced that it will allow guests to bring dogs with them to four of their most popular resort hotels!
Today in extreme double takes, Kora, a 120 pound Great Dane, found herself at the center of a rescue when she climbed up a tree and couldn't get down.
California comes in again as the most Humane State in the US, according to the HSUS, while Mississippi rounds out the bottom of the list.
Think your dog has what it takes to be a guide dog? New research shows that pups with mothers who hover over them need not apply!
Researchers recently shared a paper that suggested dogs' behaviors differ based on musical genres (and they prefer to listen to reggae or soft rock!).
Dogs truly are mankind's best friend. New research shows how dogs can detect oncoming hypoglycaemic episodes in humans by sniffing them out.
A Russian is being investigated for defrauding tourists--he charged them big bucks to take pictures with a dog that he dyed to look like a panda.
Greece can be a harsh place - the temperature can drop drastically at night. A cafe opens its doors after hours so strays have a warm place to sleep.
Scientists have finally uncovered just what it is that makes dogs look like their owners. Turns out, it’s all in the eyes. Sadahiko Nakajima, a psychol…
The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) annual report forecasts an unusually high prevalence of heartworm due to a warmer winter.
Researchers have looked into the best guard dogs against wolves and other predators and have found that three breeds you shouldn't mess with.
Officials in Nashville, Tennessee and Mars Petcare investing $350K to implement policy changes and pet-friendly amenities for locals and four-legged residents.
Cesar breaks his silence on claims of animal abuse while taping an episode for Cesar 911. He believes the incident is being blown out of proportion.
A user-friendly electronic system for diagnosing lymphoma and remission monitoring in dogs is the first of its kind. For many of us, our pets are our best fr…
A little girl from New Hampshire was sent away by Santa because he refused to let her service dog accompany her while their photo was being taken.
Mars Petcare US's Better Cities for Pets™ program outlines 12 traits every city must have before it's considered to be a pet-friendly community.
Swedish researchers believe the genetic foundation for social actions in dogs is similar to that of humans, thanks to the "love hormone."
Lab lovers have spoken – See who took the American Kennel Club’s top spot on the Most Popular Dogs In The U.S. When it comes to dog breeds, owner…
The College of Veterinarians of British Columbia have voted to ban the controversial practice of tail docking and alteration of dogs, horses and cattle.
First Lady Michelle Obama presented the official White House Holiday decorations to the public, and First Pups Bo and Sunny were not left out!
A new report from the Department of Defense details the mishandling of the adoptions of military canines who served in Operation Enduring Freedom.
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!
A U.S. military service-member is looking at spending $31,000 to bring her dog to a new duty station, as United halts its PetSafe Transport Program.
Don't you hate it when there's nowhere to sit on the subway because of backpacks and manspredding? The MBTA is getting catty about these pet peeves.
Chrysler is partnering with Canine Companions for Independence and are sponsoring their first official PacifiPuppy named Foley!
A new study reveals that fascinating engravings of ancient hunters show him with dogs by his side, and more amazingly, the dogs are leashed.
A small act of kindness, and bacon treats, left a big imprint on the heart of a shelter dog in Yellowknife, Canada, and changed both of their lives forever!
"Bad" dogs find their purpose sniffing our poachers and stop illegal trafficking in ivory and rhino horn. Meet one pooch who's saving wildlife.
A family got the surprise of their life when they learned their St. Bernard's stomach cancer was actually four teddy bears the dog had eaten.
Poop, scoop and power up! A concept project is in the works that will convert dog poop into power that runs your household appliances. For those who pooh-poo…
A woman in New Orleans has become our new hero as she chose her dog over her belongings when robbers told her to make a decision.
IKEA is recalling a water dispenser that was part of their popular Lurvig pet product line, saying there are concerns of suffocation for dogs. IKEA introduce…
A new bill in front of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will restrict pet stores from selling dogs that have been born in puppy mills.
Giving feels good - especially when it's for rescue dogs and cats. Give PetSmart's "Buy a Bag, Give a Meal" a boost before it ends on December 31.
What a nose! Thanks to her super sniffer, heroic search dog Deja, saves a kidnapped girl's life. She's a regular Sherlock Holmes!
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.