Woman Suffers “Broken-Heart Syndrome” After Beloved Pet Dies

Pets are family, and, as such, losing them to death can be so traumatic, doctors claim that we can suffer what is commonly known as 'broken heart syndrome.'

Pitbull Police Partners Are Turning Tables On Crime!

Pitbulls are often unfairly considered unpredictable dogs. But a Texas program is working to change that image by enlisting Pitties into the Police force.

Get Caught Up In Rescue Madness This March As DoggyBnB Takes Over Inst

March Madness has nothing on Rescue Madness. DoggyBnB needs you to vote for the top dawg on Instagram to help raise awareness of animal rescues – and 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.

PBS’ ‘Shelter Me’ Puts The Spotlight On At-Risk Pets

We all know the statistics are grim: millions of dogs and cats are euthanized in shelters every year. Filmmaker Steve Latham is hoping to change that with hi…

Step Up To Win a $1000 Gift Card From Pets Add Life

Win one of six $1000 gift cards during Pets Add Life's Pet Step Contest. And all you have to do is tell them why you added a pet to your life.

Canine Investigators on the Trail of Amelia Earhart

There are a lot of things scent dogs are trained to do, and researchers are hoping that one of them will be finding the remains of aviator Amelia Earhart!

The Beautiful Final Moments of A Much-Loved Military Service Dog

A canine hero passes away and receives a fitting tribute. Rico the military hero dog was given his final salute surrounded by friends and family.

HABRI Grants $42,000 To Study Effects Of Service Dogs On War Veterans

K9s For Warriors and Purdue University will use this grant money to come to the rescue of post 9/11 war vets, providing help to soldiers overcoming Post Trau…

UK Village Looking To Hire Dog Poop Police

Job description: Investigator needed to track down lazy dog owners and return poop that hasn’t been scooped. Baggies included. The Town Council in the…

New Study Claims Dogs Can’t Predict Earthquakes

A new study claims that contrary to popular belief, when it comes to earthquakes, animals can't predict when one is about to hit.

AKC Humane Fund Honors ACE Winners

The winners of the 19th Annual AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE) have been named, and we believe you’ll love the five amazing winners!…

Science Proves There’s Such A Thing As Dog People And Cat People

Some people prefer cats, others are drawn to dogs. A new study shows that it all boils down to specific personality traits. You are competitive and constantl…

Tragedy Turns To Triumph For Dog Attack Victim And Abused Dog In “S

Ready to be inspired? Watch the moving film of one woman's (and one adorable dog's) effort to make the world a better place and shed light on animal abuse.

Tel Aviv Launches Revolutionary Digital Dog Concierge Service

Tel Aviv is one of the dog-friendliest cities in the world. They're working to keep that way with a new concierge service that caters to canines!

Researchers Say DNA Testing In Pedigree Dogs Not Enough

Research out of the UK shows that a single genetic test may not be enough to improve the health of pedigree dog breed lines. For Harry Potter fans, we know i…

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.

Study: Little Dogs Lie About Size With Their Pee Stream

New research suggests that little dogs may be sending a special signal in their ‘pee-mail’ that tells other dogs they are bigger than they really…

Battle Between USPS Mail Carriers and Dogs Continues

The US Postal Service tracks data, and dog attacks on mail carriers are on the rise. But new safety measures will be implemented this spring.

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…

Pennsylvania Looks To Ban Puppy Mill Sales

A new bill in the Pennsylvania legislature would ban the sale of animals from ‘puppy mills’ in state pet stores. A new bill legislators in Pennsy…

Philanthropist’s Pooch Motivates $2.5-million Donation To Veterinary

A couple's love of dogs motivated them to donate money to state-of-the-art surgical facilities for The University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College.

Celebrate Dogs With The AKC As Extraordinary Pooches Take Over Televis

AKC Celebrates Dogs special airs January 31 on the Lifetime Network What are you doing tomorrow? If it doesn’t include parking yourself in front of you…

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.

Therapy Dogs Help College Students Deal With Stress

Are you stressing over your finals? A study suggests some quality cuddle time with a pooch might take that UNI- caused anxiety away.

Bipartisan PAWS Act To Help Veterans With PTSD

The PAWS Act is a bipartisan bill is aimed at providing service dogs to U.S. military vets who are diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Pope Francis Says All Dogs (And Cats) Do Go To Heaven

Pope Francis continues to prove he’s anything but traditional with his latest declaration Recently, during his weekly address at St. Peter’s Squa…

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."

New Survey Reveals Pet Ownership Numbers Decline in England

While pet ownership has reached all-time highs in the US, new research from England shows that pet ownership has declined in the last five years.

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.

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.

Man Buys Toy Poodles But Gets Ferrets on Steroids Instead

Think you know the difference between a poodle and a ferret? For one Argentinian man, it turned out that the toy poodles he thought he was buying were in fac…

Dog Expert Warren Eckstein Launches “The Pet Insider” Podcast

Banking on a successful 30-year career, dog expert Warren Eckstein is set to launch a brand new weekly podcast on PodcastOne.

“Free From” Claims Help Drive $30 Billion in Pet Foods Sales

It turns out that we want our pets to eat just as well as we do. And it's this focus on quality that's behind a growing niche of natural pet food products.

Montreal Pit Bull Ban Suspended While SPCA Challenges Bylaw

The controversial law that was a death sentence for thousands of pit bulls has been given a stay while the SPCA challenges it--but isn't permanent just yet.

Case of Canine Mistaken Identity Leads To a Huge Discovery

Big things start as small packages. Such was the case for a woman who talked her husband into a small dog, but her little fib turned into a big surprise.

Halo Hosts NYC Pop Up Shop to “Do Good” for Pets

We were excited to hear that Halo, Purely for Pets, a natural pet food company co-owned by Ellen DeGeneres, is hosting a "Pop Up Shop."

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.

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.

Tosh.O Shows How Crowdsourcing is a Pain in the Butt for a Cute Kitten

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.

Pet Parents Being Offered Paw-ternity Leave From Employers

Wouldn't it be great to be able to stay home a few weeks with your new dog while he gets used to his surroundings? Some employers actually offer that perk!

Vote For Your Favorite Furry Canine to Win the 2016 Hero Dog Award

The Hero Dogs Award are held to select eight dogs who are awarded for their outstanding bravery. Voting for the 2016 Hero Dog Awards is officially open.

Big Bang Theory: The Science Behind Dogs & Loud Noise

Why do some dogs hate fireworks, while others seem unaffected by the sound? New research studies the behavior behind noise sensitivities.

TV Series “Save Our Shelter” Heads to Canada for True North Shelte

The hit TV series Save Our Shelter heads to Canada to makeover the Etobicoke Humane Society. And PetGuide got to go behind the scenes for an exclusive look!

The Story of Stubby The World War I Hero Dog is Hitting the Big Screen

A new animated film about Stubby, an adorable stray dog decorated for service during World War I, is being released April 8.

Woman Turns Tragedy Into Tenderness After Losing Beloved Dog

An Arkansas woman turns her grief over the loss of her dog into acts of kindness and service to others as she celebrates the life of her furry best friend.

Las Vegas Repeals Ban To Prevent The Selling of Pets in Pet Stores

Nevada City Council has repealed the pet sale ban, saying that it was only passed because of incorrect information from 'activists.'

Here’s One Dog You’d Love To Have On Your Lawn

There’s a new pup in the town of Hamilton, Ontario, and he’s unlike any other you’ve ever seen. Meet Ralph, a 15-foot sage grass sculpture…

FDA Sends Warning Letter To Purina, Citing Significant Violations At F

Nestle Purina starts 2015 off on the wrong foot – with a warning letter from the FDA What a way to start off the year! Nestle Purina PetCare recently l…

Veteran and Service Dog Couldn’t Find Work… Until Lowes Hired Them

An Instagram pic from Abilene, Texas home improvement store Lowes has gone viral, and it has everything to do with a new, furry, four-legged employee!

Here’s How One Boy and His Tiny Dog Stood Tall Against Bullies

A 5-year-old Australian boy has found a new best friend who shares the same condition he was born with. Together, they're taking a stand against bullies.

Guardian Orb Uses Advanced Technology To Track Your Pet

This GPS tracking solution for pets is reliable, accurate and budget-friendly because there are no subscriptions or hidden costs.

Newsworthy Reporter Saves Drowning Dog While Covering a Story

A little dog got a big rescue by some heroic people - including a reporter - in San Antonio, Texas, after being nearly swept away by floodwaters.

Study: What Factors Are Involved When Re-Homing A Family Pet?

The decisions as to re-homing a pet are numerous. The ASPCA has released its research behind the most common reasons why people surrender pets.

Survey: Owners Are Their Pet’s Biggest Fans on Social Media

From following social media-famous pet profile to on-the-hour furry updates, pets definitely play a huge role in our social media lives.

Survey: People Who Love Their Pets Most Know How Beneficial They Are

HABRI just released some numbers that will get your endorphins racing. A survey says the more we know what our pets do for us, the better we care for them.

Study: Hugging Your Dog Stresses Him Out

According to this data, giving your dog a big ol' hug may be doing more harm than good. Here are some of the warning signs you need to watch out for.

Hooray for Happy Endings! Meet Skier Gus Kenworthy’s Sochi Street Pu

7 months after the Olympic Winter Games, the puppies that American silver medal skier Gus Kenworthy rescued from the streets of Sochi are thriving. You might…

Study: Seniors Who Walk Their Dogs Enjoy Better Physical Health

A recent study determined that seniors who own dogs are more likely to spend more time walking them outside and in turn, increase their physical health!

Retired TSA Dogs Are Looking for Loving Homes

Looking to earn some frequent flyer cuddles? These dogs are hanging up their airport security gear to snuggle their way into your life.