New Tech Vest Gives Service Dogs a Voice

A new dog vest developed by Georgia Institute of Technology could help service dogs share valuable information with their handlers.

Like Owner, Like Dog: Study Proves Dogs Pick Up Our Behavior

The paper investigated the connection between canine behavior issues and personalities, emotional states, and training methods of their pawrents.

Barbra Streisand Shares New Cloned Dogs With World

Barbra Streisand's Coton du Tulear, Samantha, passed away, and she recently shared that has cloned two new pups from Samantha's mouth and stomach cells.

Lawsuit Alleges Rachel Ray’s Dog Food Contains Pesticide

Rachel Ray is part of a class-action lawsuit about her ‘Nutrish’ dog food line, with customers saying her ‘natural’ food contains che…

Research Suggests Dogs More Likely to Bite Neurotic People

New research from the University of Liverpool backs what many already have thought--acting anxious around dogs makes you more prone to getting bitten.

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.

Honor Pets That Have Passed Sunday During National Pet Memorial Day

National Pet Memorial Day is a day for pet parents to celebrate the lives of pets that have passed on. In 2013, it falls on Sunday, September 8.

The Very Best Amazon Prime Day Deals

Get ready to go shopping because Amazon Prime Day is finally here! If you live for online shopping, you live for this day.

Brave Woman Works Desperately to Rescue Bali Dogs Left Behind on Volca

An American woman is determined to rescue dogs who have been left behind a volcano in Bali, risking her life in the process.

Facebook Doggie Photos Go Viral For Teen With Cancer

Adorable dog pics for a great cause – this Facebook page gives us all kind of warm and fuzzies! We all know there is enough bad news to go around, and…

AllPaws App Wants To Help You Find Your Perfect Pet Match

Tinder, Schminder! The new AllPaws app is here to set you up with the pet of your dreams. There are so many pets out there looking for their fur-ever homes.…

New Alabama Law Holds Dog Owners Responsible For Pets’ Actions

A new law in Alabama means that owners of dogs who seriously injure or kill a person will now be subject to felony penalties.

Runaway Dog’s PugShot Goes Viral

A Police department on the New Jersey Shore has won the Internet today, posting an adorable “PugShot” of a runaway dog from Maryland. As if pictu…

Rescue Dog Slated For Euthanasia Is Hero To Hurricane Harvey Victims

While the world watches the devastating effects on the United States from Hurricane Harvey, the unlikeliest of heroes come out of the waters.

Marmaduke-Sized Great Dane Could Be the World’s Tallest Dog

The bigger the dog, the bigger the heart? Meet Major, a friendly Great Dane who's out to set a World Record as the world's tallest dog!

Could Studying Canines Help People Lose Weight?

According to a new study, the behavior and responses of overweight dogs and humans are strikingly similar, which paves the road for further studies.

Did Impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye Abandon Her Dogs?

South Korea's impeached president Park Geun-hye keeps making headlines - the latest claims she's abandoned her loyal "First Dogs."

Petstore Puppies Linked to Campylobacter Outbreak in 7 States

The CDC warns that a national pet chain store is responsible for an outbreak of a puppy infection that leads to Campylobacter infections in humans.

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.

Subaru And CPS Team Up For Next Round Of Pet Safety Product Crash Test

To ensure that pets are protected in cars, Subaru and Center for Pet Safety are out to raise awareness of vital safety measures and identify top crates and c…

Watch Hero Dogs of 9/11 Tonight On Animal Planet

On September 11, 2001, 300 of the 10,000 emergency rescue workers were dogs. Their job was not only to help rescue efforts when the towers fell; they were al…

Zappos Aims To Give Pets ‘Homes For The Pawlidayz’

For the second year in a row, Zappos has partnered with Best Friends Animal Society to sponsor "Home for the Pawlidayz" to help pets out of the shelter.

Study: Like Humans, Dogs Integrate Learned Information While Sleeping

Most dog owners will tell you--their dogs are people too! Now new research shows that dogs' brains even look similar to ours when we are sleeping!

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.

Study: Pets Provide Benefits for Homeless Youth

Being a teen on the streets is unimaginably hard, but having a pet by your side makes it more bearable, according to findings from a new Canadian study.

Study: Pet Parents Believe All Dogs Go To Heaven

A new study finds most American pet owners believe dogs go to Heaven once they've crossed the Rainbow Bridge. But are all animals granted access?

Hospital Builds Room Where Patients Can Play With Their Pets

Thanks to a significant donation from Purina, St. Louis Children's Hospital patients can now interact with their beloved family pooches.

AKC’s CHF Funded Study of 9/11 Search and Rescue Dogs Enters 14th Ye

Did you know about this long-term medical study? The AKC's CHF funded research has followed the health of 9/11 search and rescue dogs since October 2001.

Petco’s New Store Is A One-Stop-Shop for Pets and Their Pawrents

The pet retail giant opened the doors of their first PetCoach store, a one-stop shop to take care of your pet's every need, from food to grooming.

Max and Bella Top 2013 Most Popular Puppy Names

The top puppy names for 2013 is full of adorable names for your fur babies. It's a mix of human and classic monikers - Max and Bella topping the list.

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.

Promising New Research For Treating Brain Tumors in Dogs and Humans

New research from clinical trials has shown promise for treating brain tumors in dogs, and may one day even be used to help humans!

Hey Kids! Write A Poem About Your Pet And Win $1000

Budding poets will want to enter Pets Add Life Children’s Poetry Contest Just about any pet owner can share stories about the positive impact their com…

Hip New Dog-Friendly Cafe in New York Opens Its Doors

Dog lovers of New York are starting the year in the best possible way- with a hot mug of java in their hand and their best friend by their side!

LAX Brings In Volunteer Dogs to Assist Travelers After Las Vegas Massa

After the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Los Angeles International Airport is bringing in canine therapy volunteers to give stress-relief to travelers.

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.

Military K-9 Dogs Awarded Medals Of Courage

Four military K-9 service dogs were awarded American Humane Medals of Courage for their exceptional Valor during combat service.

Researchers Discover Biomarker Test For Degenerative Myelopathy in Dog

Researchers from the University of Missouri believe a test that helps diagnose ALS in humans can also be used for diagnosing canine cases of DM.

Guide Dog Pit Bull Reunited With Blind Dachshund Best Buddy

A blind dachshund and his pit-bull guide dog were reunited this week, after the newly adopted pair became separated and sent the Internet aflutter with conce…

‘Dog Whisperer’ Cesar Millan Under Investigation After Animal Crue

Just in - According to an L.A. County Animal Control spokesman, "Dog Whisperer" host Cesar Millan is being investigated for animal cruelty.

Terminally Ill Patients Able to Keep Pets Thanks to Pet Peace of Mind

Best friends until the end! The Pet Peace of Mind program allows patients who are terminally ill to keep their beloved pet by their side.

Thousands Honor Canine Victim of Terrorist Attack in Sweden

After last week's terrorist attack in Sweden, many mourners left a touching tribute to Iggy, a canine who lost his life in the senseless tragedy.

Aggressiveness Gene Research in Dogs is All Bark, No Bite

Recent news about an aggressiveness gene found in dogs doesn't sit too well with me. Let me tell you why it's all bark and no bite.

About 50% of Fortune 500 Companies Offer Pet Insurance to Employees

People are looking for job benefits that include pets. Pet insurance is a popular perk, as nearly half of Fortune 500 companies offer this to its employees.

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.

Animal Rights Organization Questions TMZ Manipulated Video

American Humane claims the recently 'leaked' TMZ video showing animal abuse in the movie, "A Dog's Purpose," was edited to mislead the public.

Study: Oxytocin Hormone Draws Dogs to Smiling Faces

The modulating role of hormone oxytocin in canine emotional processing has been confirmed, and it might change the way we communicate with our dogs.

CDC Issues Warnings About Rise In Insect-Borne Diseases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued warnings about mosquito-, flea- and tick-bite-borne diseases that are on the rise.

Foster Dog Fends Off Burglar; Finds Furever Home

A Pennsylvania couple opened their hearts to a foster dog. He returned the favor by protecting them from a burglar, and found a place in his furever family.

Iditarod Musher Whose Dogs Drug-Tested Positive Suggests Sabotage

In the continuing saga of the drug scandal with the Iditarod Trail Sled Race, the musher makes a statement and removes himself from next year's competition.

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.

Hurricane Hero Uses Big Yellow Bus To Rescue Animal Victims

The devastating effects of Hurricane Florence continue to pound the east coast of the U.S., particularly the Carolinas. Animals often are the most vulnerable…

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.

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.

Team of Iditarod Sled Dogs Test Positive For Opioid Drug Use

For the first time ever, canine contestants in the famous Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have been identified as testing positive for drug use.

Custom Label Wine Mixes Art With Animal Rescue at Mutt Lynch Winery

California Winery launches "Wines That Gives Back" program with custom made, dog-centric wine labels aimed at supporting animal rescue organizations.

Rescue Dog Goes From McObese to Chiseled Chihuahua

An overweight Chihuahua-mix has is living life large after being taken off her diet of McDonald's and losing more than three times her body weight.

Dogs Are Man’s Best Friend Against Terrorist Attacks

When it comes to fighting terrorism, no robot or technology-based tracking system does a better job than a living, breathing canine.

Pampering Pet Parents Pumping Up The Stock Market

Pet owners are spending and numbers don't lie: pet product stocks have earned twice as much in return when compared to the S & P 500 index market standard.