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Becca Stephens and her service dog, Bobbi. | Photo credit: ABC-WFTS

‘Dating App’ with Service Dogs Saved Veteran’s Life

CLEARWATER, FLORIDA—An Army veteran from Clearwater is convinced that this 'dating app' saved her life. But make no mistake; this intriguing 'dating app' is for...
Ontario pet owner charged for leaving dog in car

Another Ontario Dog Owner Charged For Leaving Pet Inside Hot Car

ONTARIO, CANADA—Another pet owner was charged with 'causing injury to an animal' after leaving their dog inside a hot vehicle in Grand Bend, Lambton...
Woman seen abandoning dog turns out to be good samaritan| Screenshot from NBC News

Woman Seen Abandoning Dog in Miami Park turned out to be Good Samaritan

MIAMI, SOUTH FLORIDA—A woman caught on camera appeared to be abandoning a black and white bulldog mix in Athalie Range Park turned out to...
PC Wardell hugging Finn for the last time

Beloved Hero Police Dog in Hertfordshire, UK, Died at Age 14

HERTFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM—Finn, the German Shepherd hero police dog who saved Police Constable Dave Wardell from a stabbing attack back in 2016, died at...
Dog Meat Farm in South Korea (Image by Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo)

South Korean Dog Meat Farmers Oppose Industry Ban

Dog meat consumption is a significant topic of controversy in South Korea. It's a centuries-old practice that is not explicitly banned or legalized. Dog meat...
30 Dogs Found Dead at Ohio Animal Rescue Image by Butler County Sheriffs Office

30 Dogs Found Dead at Ohio Animal Rescue

Authorities found 30 dead dogs at an Ohio animal rescue, while 90 dogs were rescued from inhumane conditions in July 2023. The operator of Helping...

78 Dogs Seized From A Muskegon Residence In Michigan

January 2023, Michigan — Local authorities seized 78 rescue dogs living in poor condition in a constricted 600 ft residential house in Muskegon County. Norton...
NYC brings back robotic police dog

K-9 Robot Rejoins NYPD, Mayor Adams Says It’s ‘Best For The City’

  Mayor Eric Adams and other New York City officials presented Digidog’s robotic dog and 2 new tech-based policing devices in April 2023 at a Times...
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Footage Reveals: Brown Shelter Dog Jumps Over a Wall to Join Its Friend

Friendship knows no boundaries—sometimes literally. A brown shelter dog in Minneapolis Animal Care and Control (MACC) jumped over the wall that divides her and her...
Sailor Tim Shaddock (PHOTO: ULISES RUIZ/AFP)

Rescued Australian Sailor Tim Shaddock Reunites With Beloved Dog Bella

Tim Shaddock, an Australian sailor, and his dog, Bella, reunited after their time lost at the ocean. The pair had reunited for the first time...
Over 400 dogs rescued from graveyard ensenada shelter in Mexico

Over 400 Dogs Rescued From ‘Graveyard’ Ensenada Shelter In Mexico

https://youtu.be/qOzZyOvdT_s?si=OtLAjgZecIXJY2bx A local shelter works around the clock to save hundreds of dogs in devastating conditions from an Ensenada shelter in Baja California, Mexico. Animal Pad...
Rover the Dog (@officialroverdog)

Rover the Dog Goes Viral After Trying to Run Off with FedEx Driver

TikTok users are in a frenzy for a dog named Rover who loved a FedEx driver so much that he decided to climb on...

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Dog Names Starting With Y

Do you plan on getting a pup? Do you have a new furry addition to your family? If you do, you're probably pondering what would...
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Can Dogs Be Blood Donors?

There are many ways to help dogs in need—voluntary work, shelter adoption, feeding the strays... But have you ever thought of donating blood? No, not yours,...
Dog ate a diaper: Mom changing a baby's diaper with a dog nearby

My Dog Ate a Diaper! Should I Be Worried?

"My dog ate a diaper! What should I do?" If you're a new parent and a dog owner, you should know what they say about...
10 Most Famous Dogs in History

10 Most Famous Dogs in History

Canines are known as man's best friend for a number of reasons. Loyal, intelligent and and affectionate are just a few of the great characteristics of our beloved pets, and the most famous dogs in history are all of this and more! While humble and selfless at heart, dogs often find ways into the spotlight. One viral story or amazing video, and dogs can gain the affection and adoration of the public in mere minutes. That's what inspired me to do research for this list of the most famous dogs in history.
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New Canine Respiratory Illness Spreading Across US

Years after the COVID-19 pandemic, there's a new viral disease in town spreading around the US... but this time, it's affecting dogs. More than 200...

13 Best Gifts for Veterinarians For Holidays In 2024

A veterinarian is absolutely important for our pet’s health and well-being. And not to mention our own peace of mind as well when our...
5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

Dog Anal Glands Problems: Signs, Causes, and Treatment

W hile dog anal gland problems are usually not life-threatening, they are relatively common, except for anal gland cancer. Sadly, when untreated, they can affect your...
How To Make Homemade Flea Spray for Dogs

3 Ways on How to Make Homemade Flea Spray for Dogs

Learning how to make homemade flea spray for dogs will save you money and reduce your pet's exposure to harmful chemicals and toxins. Here's 3 best recipes.

15 Velcro Dog Breeds (Plus Tips to Lessen Their Clinginess)

Picture this: You are trying to sneak into the kitchen for some midnight snack without waking anyone up. Suddenly, you felt a pair of eyes...
Cyrus, Lucky, and Deuce | Image courtesy: Domenick Scudera via Daily Paws

2-Legged Therapy Dogs Inspire Amputee Patients in Rehab

MALVERN, PHILADELPHIA—Cyrus, Lucky, and Deuce are dogs on a mission: inspire the patients of Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital in Philadelphia to get back on...