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Dog Tail Docking: 5 Dangers of This Procedure (Based on Science)

Dog tail docking, or canine caudectomy, originated more than 2000 years ago (1). Its first intention was to protect hunting dogs because their tail...

Animal Hoarding: What You Must Know

Many of us are familiar with the psychological disorder of compulsive hoarding. Typically, it's people who collect inanimate objects excessively, because they're unable to...

Video: Man Drags a Dog Tied to His Moving Truck

Drivers riding behind a truck were shocked when they saw this horrific display of animal abuse happening right before their very eyes. On Sunday...

Severely Hurt Dog Shot in the Face and Left for Dead...

A dog shot in the face and left to die in the woods is on the road to recovery. Milo is a one year old...

The Business of Dog Smuggling and How It Works

One of the largest animal welfare issues is the one that most people aren't aware of: puppy trafficking. As the popularity of pets, dogs...

Dog Died of Starvation After the Owner Left Him Alone for...

Diesel the dog has starved to death after his owner deliberately locked him up in the apartment and left, never leaving him any food.  The...

Caught on Video: Deputy Shoots a Small Dog That Posed No...

A video surfaced on social media of a deputy shooting a small dog, Reese's, that started barking at him but didn't seem to pose...

Tied to a Pole for Weeks, a Starving Dog Had to...

A couple from South Carolina tied their sick and starving Great Dane to a metal pole, leaving him no water or food, and the...

Two Dogs Thrown Out of a Moving Vehicle on a NY...

A pair of Beagle dogs were saved by a passing truck driver and are now recovering after they were thrown out of a moving...

U.S. House Votes to Ban Killing, Eating of Dogs and Cats

This is a big win for pets and pet owners in America. The question is now, when will the rest of the world follow? Democrats...

A Timeline of How and Why Beagles Were Used in Lab...

Animal cruelty and abuse of laboratory dogs is nothing new for pet owners who are aware of these problems, but did you know that...

How Dog Shows May Incite Puppy Mill Cruelty

There's an argument to be made that televised dog shows are for marketing purposes and they may be a partial cause of cruelty through...

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