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Meet Frida, the dog who comes to the rescue whenever disaster strikes

She's saved 52 people so far, including 12 in Mexico's earthquake.<p>Wearing serious goggles, all-terrain boots and a khaki padded vest, Frida the …

Search and Rescue

California could be the first state to ban sale of 'puppy mill' pets in stores

Many cities nationwide already have a ban of some sort in place.<p>If a new bill in California is signed into law, the puppy you see in the pet shop …

SPCA

It turns out this 'death row' dog had a family

And they had given up hope of ever seeing her again.<p>You never know what kind of story a shelter dog has.<p>Maybe that’s because the eyes look so much …

Justice

Dogs Are Not Colorblind, Plus More Misconceptions About Canine Vision and How They See Differently than Humans

<b>(Video by Business Insider)</b><p>Ah, to know what goes on inside those puppy dog eyes. Aside from “food!” “ball!” “squirrel!” and “outside!”, people like …

Dogs

African wild dogs 'vote' by sneezing

The endangered dogs have a nose for democracy, scientists say.<p>Humans aren't the only animals who dabble in democracy. Herds of red deer, for example, …

Wildlife

Dogs in Funeral Homes Offer Comfort for the Grieving

Jan Thomas wouldn’t have described herself as a “dog person” six months ago. But that was before she met an 8-year-old Lhasa apso named Angel at a …

Dogs

The cute dog thinks he qualifies as a carry-on

This Staffordshire bull terrier very much wants to go on a vacation, and he's even packed his own bag. (Well, he's packed himself into a bag, anyway.)<p>…

Cute

Desperate dog needed shelter from the storm — and ended up finding a real home

Some dogs wander by mistake. Other dogs are dumped in an unknown neighborhood ahead of one of the biggest natural disasters America has ever …

Dogs

Shortest (and Longest) Living Dog Breeds in the World

Dogs

An old shelter dog finds just the right person to grow even older with

Now 23 years old, this 'ugly' dog is still healthy and happy.<p>When an old dog gets dropped off at a shelter, the odds of him finding a fresh leash on …

Cats

11 Pet-Friendly Hotels Your Dog (and You) Will Love

Forget dog sitters and kennels—it’s now easier than ever to bring your furry friend with you when you travel. Thanks to the rise of pet-friendly …

Hotels

Oregon court orders owners to surgically 'debark' dogs after decade of loud barking

Many animal groups strongly discourage the practice.<p>For more than 10 years, neighbors of a small farm in southern Oregon said they were disturbed by …

Pets

Dog deemed 'too energetic' to be adopted is helping rescuers after Hurricane Harvey

When Rocket was being held at the Sacramento Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the border collie mix was deemed too energetic to be …

Hurricane Harvey

How to help pets after a disaster

After Hurricane Harvey's rain and flooding, many animals are expected to be without homes.<p>After Hurricane Harvey battered Texas and Louisiana, …

Hurricane Harvey

Flooded Texas animal shelter scrambles to find dry ground for pets

Animal lovers spread word on social media to help stranded pets.<p>When Hurricane Harvey first hit, everything was relatively fine at Tall Tails Animal …

Pets

This beach bar is probably already at the top of your dog's bucket list

It's a paradise for pups that love the ocean and dog-friendly beer.<p>If you find it hard to say no to your dog, you may want to make sure he isn’t …

Dogs

The Top Dog Breeds the Year You Were Born

Dogs

Stella the rescue dog helps a family heal

They went to the shelter 'just to look' and came home with the pup.<p>When Jeneanne Lock was undergoing treatment for stage 4 breast cancer and stage 1 …

Dogs

This island is full of rescue puppies you can play with

Hank the dog busted for stuffed animal assault

A toy hippo was injured, but spoiler alert: There's a happy ending.<p>It all started innocently enough. Shelter workers at Fox Valley Humane Association …

The 20 Cutest Dog Breeds That Don't Shed

Whether you can't stand picking fur off your clothes or suffer from severe canine-induced allergy attacks, don't count out <a …

8 household items toxic to pets

From antifreeze to batteries, these everyday things can pose a threat.<p>You know that chocolate is off-limits and there are plenty of other potentially …

Watch a little puppy take a big leap of faith

Hodol the French bulldog puppy had to think long and hard when his owner asked him to jump into her arms off the safety of his comfy couch. …

Dogs are the key to staying active as we age

People who walk their dogs tend to get more exercise, especially in winter, study finds.<p>It's no surprise that people who walk their dogs tend to be …

Why are dogs so friendly? It's in their genes

Dogs evolved from wolves, but along the way, a genetic change affected their congeniality.<p>One of the main reasons we like dogs so much is that they …

16 dog breeds that don't shed

If you have allergies or just hate hair all over, there's a dog for you.<p>Whether it's because of allergies or for the sake of your vacuum cleaner, …

'He is the biggest, most lovable dog that you will ever meet'

UPS driver adopts pit bull from her route after his owner dies.<p>Leo always loved visiting Katie Newhouser when her truck rolled into the neighborhood. …

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