Researchers at Virginia Tech May Have Hope For Brain Cancer Patients

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…

U.S. Senators Introduce Legislation To Protect Pets In Air

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.

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.

Wayfair Launches Archie & Oscar, A Line of Fab Pet Furniture and

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.

Brave Hiker Carries Injured Dog Down 6 Miles Of Treacherous Mountain

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…

Warning: 86% of Car Pet Restraints Fail CPS Crash Tests

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.

New Study Will Focus On Benefits Of Pets For Older Americans

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.

Study: Your Dog Really Is Giving You Puppy Dog Eyes

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!

Service Dog Gives Birth To 8 Puppies In Tampa Airport Terminal

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!

Lazy London Pet Parents In For A Crappy Surprise

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…

Study Finds Owning A Dog Is Beneficial To Your Heart

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…

Surveillance Video Vindicates Dog Groomer Falsely Accused on Facebook

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 Launches New Designer Coats For Dogs

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…

Cesar Millan Cleared of Animal Cruelty Charges

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.

Study: Empathetic People Are Better Able To Read Dog Expressions

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.

Senior Canines Bring Love And Companionship To Senior Citizens

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)!

Study: 50% of Rescue Dogs Mislabeled as Pitbulls by Shelter Staff

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.

Flu Season Not Over Yet – Chicago Pooches Caught Up In “Dog Flu”

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…

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!

Study: Dogs Know If You’re Acting Like A Jerk, So Don’t!

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.

Meghan Markle’s Adorable Pups Are About To Become Royal Rescues

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.

A Dog’s Purpose Cancels Premiere, But Opens Quietly Amid Abuse Alleg

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.

UNC Students Allowed To Bring Their Pets Back To School With Them

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…

Don’t Pucker Up: Dog Kisses Could Lead To Serious Illnesses

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!

Dogs Are Now Welcome at The Happiest Place on Earth

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!

Great Dane Fulfills Squirrel Fantasy, Gets Stuck in Tree

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.

HSUS Declares California Most Humane State in the US

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.

Study: Canine Helicopter-Moms Raise Guide Dog Dropouts

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!

Dogs Would Rather Be Jammin’ to Reggae, Says New Research

Researchers recently shared a paper that suggested dogs' behaviors differ based on musical genres (and they prefer to listen to reggae or soft rock!).

Study: Dogs Use Scent To Detect Low Blood Sugar In Diabetics [Video]

Dogs truly are mankind's best friend. New research shows how dogs can detect oncoming hypoglycaemic episodes in humans by sniffing them out.

Man Scams Tourists With Dyed Dog He Says is a Panda

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.

Greek Cafe Opens Doors to Homeless Dogs at Night

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.

Take A Close Look – Study Shows That Dogs Look Like Their Owners

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…

Mild Winters to Blame for Active Parasitic Infection Forecast

The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) annual report forecasts an unusually high prevalence of heartworm due to a warmer winter.

New Research Claims These Guard Dogs Are Best At Protecting Against Wo

Researchers have looked into the best guard dogs against wolves and other predators and have found that three breeds you shouldn't mess with.

Fur Kids Push $350K Pet-Friendly Investment in Downtown Nashville

Officials in Nashville, Tennessee and Mars Petcare investing $350K to implement policy changes and pet-friendly amenities for locals and four-legged residents.

Cesar Defends Actions, Says Incident Blown Out Of Proportion

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.

Revolutionary New Blood Test Helps Diagnose Canine Cancer

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…

Santa Won’t Let 10-Year Old Girl Sit on His Lap Because of Her Servi

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.

Is Your City Pet-Friendly? Here’s A List of Traits All Furball-Frien

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.

Oxytocin’s Role In Dog-Human Bonding May Lead To Autism Therapies

Swedish researchers believe the genetic foundation for social actions in dogs is similar to that of humans, thanks to the "love hormone."

Bigger Is Better: AKC Releases List Of 2013’s Most Popular Dogs In T

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…

Tail Docking Practice Banned By British Columbia Veterinarians

The College of Veterinarians of British Columbia have voted to ban the controversial practice of tail docking and alteration of dogs, horses and cattle.

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!

New Report Shows Army’s Failure In Taking Care Of Heroic Canines

A new report from the Department of Defense details the mishandling of the adoptions of military canines who served in Operation Enduring Freedom.

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!

U.S. Military Service Member Faces Hefty Fare To Bring Dog Home

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.

Putting an End to ‘Manspreaders’ With Catty Transit Ads

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 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!

Ancient Engravings Show Early Dogs Were Leashed Companions

A new study reveals that fascinating engravings of ancient hunters show him with dogs by his side, and more amazingly, the dogs are leashed.

Dog Escapes Shelter To Find Woman Who Gave Him Bacon Treats

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!

Former Rescue Ruger the Hero Dog Sends Poachers Packing

"Bad" dogs find their purpose sniffing our poachers and stop illegal trafficking in ivory and rhino horn. Meet one pooch who's saving wildlife.

Family Dog’s Cancer Turns Out To Be Delicious Teddy Bears

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.

Green Power Goes Brown With Dog Poo Poo Powered Appliances

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…

Woman Chooses Dog Over Purse When Robbed At Gunpoint

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 Recalls Lurving Water Dispenser After Two Dogs Die

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…

Maryland Legislature Prohibits Pet Stores Selling ‘Puppy Mill’ Pet

A new bill in front of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will restrict pet stores from selling dogs that have been born in puppy mills.

Buy a Bag and Give a Meal to Pets in Need This Holiday Season

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.

Super Sniffer Police Dog Finds Kidnapped Girl

What a nose! Thanks to her super sniffer, heroic search dog Deja, saves a kidnapped girl's life. She's a regular Sherlock Holmes!

Study: Are Therapy Dogs Under Too Much Stress?

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.