Pets

Can't Own A Dog? Now You Can Borrow One

Dog days are over<p><i>This story was originally published on Gizmodo</i><p>Australia’s first dog-sharing website has made having a part-time pooch possible with …

Dogs

People are breeding bunnies with flat faces — and possibly terrible health

Among the most popular dog breeds in the United States are bulldogs and French bulldogs. In 2016, the American Kennel Club announced this week, bulldogs were the fourth most registered breed, and Frenchies came in sixth. (Labrador retrievers, as usual, topped the list.)<p>Bulldogs’ big eyes and large …

Dogs

Watch Alex Ovechkin adorably play with his dog Blake

On National Puppy Day, people all around the world showed just how much they love their dogs. <b>Alex Ovechkin’s</b> love for his own dog Blake is just as …

Dogs

Pedigree features its Pup-letes in adorable sports campaign

Scoot over March Madness, the Pedigree “Pup-letes” are here. The dog food and treats brand, along with BBDO NY, created a series of videos around …

Dogs

German Shepherd Dogs Can Diagnose Breast Cancer By Smelling You

What if a dog could walk past a line of people and pick out the ones who unknowingly had cancer growing in their bodies? It may sound far-fetched, …

Dogs

TODAY's puppy with a purpose reunites with family after 7 months of training

What a day, friends! It's Charlie here. The TODAY show hosted a family reunion for me, and it was so much fun!<p>Do you know that this is the first time I've seen my sisters since they visited me on the show in August? That was 212 dinners ago, and we've done a LOT of growing and learning since then!<p>I …

Dogs

After therapy dog refuses to drink, San Diego Unified finds lead in water

A dog’s reluctance to drink from a bowl in a San Diego classroom led to the discovery of lead in the school’s water system, and testing of all pipes in the San Diego Unified School District will begin soon.<p>According to a notice sent Friday to parents and staff members at Emerson-Bandini Elementary …

Therapy Dogs

Here's a Golden Retriever Riding a Pony Just In Case You Needed Some Weird Today

Kaspar the pony met Monza the golden retriever when she was just five months old. While most horses aren’t especially fond of dogs, Kaspar’s owners …

Golden Retriever

This Adorable Bromance Between A Pet Sitter And A Golden Retriever Will Make Your Day

Pet blogger Daryl Cygler has catalogued his first pet sitting experience on film and the photos are nothing short of genius.<p>Caring for Golden Retriever Parker while his parents were away on holiday, Daryl was tasked with living in their three storey, five bedroom Victorian home in Reigate, UK as …

Dogs

Firefighter saves dog with 'mouth to snout' resuscitation

When Santa Monica firefighters were called to a burning apartment, they found the lifeless body of a tiny dog overcome by the heat and smoke on the …

Dogs

Firefighter reveals how he rescued blind dog lost in woods for 8 days

NBC’s Joe Fryer ventures into California’s Santa Cruz Mountains, where firefighter Dan Estrada found a blind Labrador retriever named Sage who had gone missing eight days earlier. On TODAY’s Feel Good Friday, Estrada shares the story of how he successfully returned Sage to her owners.

Dogs

Java Cats Cafe Opens Next Week

Grab some coffee and hug at cat<p>The city of Atlanta is about to get its first cat cafe. After announcing her intentions back in May 2016, Hadyn Hilton will open <b>Java Cats Cafe</b> on Monday in Grant Park, she revealed on Instagram. The new coffeeshop/house of cat snuggles is located at 415 Memorial Drive …

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Diary Of A Dog: Before And After Life With Kids

Her lap is still warm, but there is now an unsettlingly small amount of room for my head.<p><b>JUNE 2010:</b><p>Not really sure where I am, but it is GREAT! Definitely digging this place. It checks off several must-haves.<p>I’ve been here for a few breakfasts now, so maybe this is my new pack. The Two-Leggeds …

Babies

Pit Bull is Stuck in a Snow Bank Until Her German Shepherd BFF Comes to the Rescue

Remember that time a brave dog allegedly “rescued” his friend from drowning in a river, but <i>probably</i> it was all just a coincidence because he was …

Dogs

Pet tortoise that thinks he's a dog filmed frantically chasing his ball around room like a puppy

An adorable pet tortoise that thinks he's a dog has been filmed frantically chasing his ball around his home.<p>The reptile, named Bubba, is seen …

Dogs

Trim Your Veterinarian Bills With These Tips From An Expert

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest as “A Veterinarian’s Tips for Saving Money on Pet Medical Bills.”</i><p>Thanks to advances in veterinary medicine, there’s almost no limit to what you can do for your pet. Does your Burmese need a kidney transplant? No problem—if you have a spare $12,000 to …

Health Care

Dogs are man’s best friend — but one of wildlife’s worst foes

<i>Debby Ng is a journalist and visiting scholar at Colorado State University. Joel Berger is a senior scientist at the Bronx-based Wildlife Conservation Society and a professor of conservation biology at Colorado State University.</i><p>There are 700 million domesticated dogs globally. For most pet owners, …

Dogs

Jameson: 5 tips for bringing home a puppy

“I want a dog,” I say to DC.“We have a dog.”“No. You have a dog.” DC rescued Peapod, a 9-year-old rat terrier mix, eight years ago, long before I …

Dogs

Sit. Stay. Paint. Pet owners create art that's close to their heart

Paint Your Pet Nights in Lakeview, at the Ian Sherwin Gallery on Ashland, are Thursdays, sometimes Saturdays. You bring wine, and you paint, and it can get boozy, and before long, you're referring to Pet Your Paint Night and telling yourself that you're a failure at art, too. Like other Paint Your …

Dogs

This center hopes to turn abused dogs into adoptable pets

Construction has begun in Buncombe County on the ASPCA's $9 million dog rehabilitation facility, where abused and neglected dogs will get help with …

Dogs

Sheepdog missing for 12 days is rescued from gorge near Fort William

<b>A sheepdog that went missing 12 days ago has been rescued from a gorge.</b><p>Nel the collie was spotted stuck down Monessie Gorge, at Roybridge near Fort William, by a person on a train that was passing on the nearby West Highland Line.<p>Members of Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team used ropes to get down into …

Dogs

Whale watching tour pulls 1,000 pounds of abandoned net from water

Nearly 1,000 pounds of abandoned fishing net were pulled from waters off the coast of Maui this week, thanks to the quick thinking of a whale …

Dogs

George, French Bulldog (2 y/o), Broome & West Broadway, New York, NY • “He’s just a dog.”

George, French Bulldog (2 y/o), Broome & West Broadway, New York, NY • “He’s just a dog.”<p>He’s not just a dog he’s the world<p>I beg to differ.

French Bulldog

Allergic to your pet? These tips might help

- Suzie Sloan's dogs love their Atlanta backyard, and Suzie and her husband love their dogs.<p>"I'm pretty obsessed with them, actually," Sloan …

Dogs

Bard on the Beach searches for pooch to put on stage

Calmness is key to becoming a four-legged acting star, says dog trainer<p>Any pet can pose for a cute Facebook photo but only a few four-legged stars …

Dogs

A Government-Issued "Cyanide Bomb" Killed a Dog and Nearly Killed His Teenage Owner

The devices poison hundreds of animals every year.<p>While walking his dog, 14-year-old Canyon Mansfield came across what looked like a sprinkler near …

Dogs

Bloodhound record bid slips again

<b>The British-led effort to break the World Land Speed Record is going to slip again - to 2018.</b><p>The Bloodhound Super-Sonic Car was supposed to go racing later this year, to try to raise the current mark of 763mph (1,228km/h) to over 800mph.<p>But what are described as "short-term cash flow problems" have …

Bloodhound

Blind puppy Bea was rescued just as breeders planned to have her put down

Poor little Bea the puppy has had a rough start to life – but things are starting to look up.<p>Born blind, at five weeks old Bea was taken to the vets …

Dogs

Dragging Fido and Whiskers to Court - Judges to Decide Who Gets Animal Custody in Divorces

It’s not just kids who are caught in the middle of terrible divorces. Your furry friend may pay an emotional price too.<p>While the court system in the …

Wildlife

It's National Puppy Day! We Have a Present for You.

It's National Puppy Day. I KNOW. So here is some special #puppycontent for you. All we know about our canine friend is that it's a "micro chocolate poodle" and that it was designed to break your heart into teeny tiny little pieces.<p>LOOK AT IT.<p>SO TINY.<p>IT CHEW ON YOU.<p>SMALLER THAN YOUR THREE …

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