Pets

When Brody met Sally: Giant puppy and 93-year-old are the best of friends

When it comes to this pair it’s hard to determine who’s cuter: 93-year-old Sally or 1-year-old Brody. Regardless, together they are a joyful sight to behold.<p>Sally, 93, lost her husband in 1990 and has lived next to Dave Mazarella in Mt. Vernon, Washington, for 15 years. She has known all of his …

Dogs

The Indian dogs that are dying out because everyone wants a Labrador

It’s easy to identify what a German Shepherd, Labrador, and Saint Bernard have in common: they’re furry, adorable canine companions with massive fan bases all over the world. But what about the Chippiparai, Jonangi, and Kombai?<p>Even ardent animal lovers might stumble a bit here, but these too are …

Dogs

It's #HairballAwarenessDay — and Cats Are Having a 'Ball' with It on Instagram

Hairballs have their own day, in case you didn’t know, and it’s always the last Friday in April.<p>The aim is to bring awareness to the pesky problem …

Cats

Yet another dog food lot recalled because it may contain euthanasia drug

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you have a couple of cans of Party Animal dog food in the house, you may want to pull them out and take a close look at the label.<p>Party Animals, a California-based pet food maker, is recalling two lots from its line of Cocolicious dog foods after some cans in Texas tested positive for …

Dog Food

Genius Vacuum-Hating Dog Figured Out How to Turn Off Its Owner's Roomba

Dogs are some of the most loving and affectionate pets you can own, but they do have one sworn enemy: vacuum cleaners. They’ll incessantly bark, or …

Robots

WATCH: Mama Bear Shows Her Cubs — 4 of Them! — How to Cross the Road

Look both ways, babies!<p>That’s the wisdom we imagine this mama bear was bestowing upon her little ones as they crossed the road in Plainville, …

Cats

7 Basic Tips for Bringing Home a New Pet

You’ve decided it’s time to add a furry friend to your family. Congrats! It doesn’t matter if you want to make your new pup Instagram famous or you’re just living out your inner cat lady; adding a pet to the mix is a really big deal. (Single? Pets can change your dating life for the better.) So, …

Virginia police hunt catnapper responsible for seizing pets and shaving their bellies

Police and townsfolk in Waynesboro, Virginia, are trying to figure out why someone is abducting pet cats and returning them with hairless underbellies.<p>Since December, at least seven cats have suddenly shown up at their homes with shaved belly, groin and leg areas, Waynesboro Police Captain Kelly …

Cats

The new staff benefit scheme guaranteed to be a hit with dog lovers world over

Pawternity leave is the new staff benefit scheme guaranteed to be a hit with dog lovers world over.<p>Many UK puppy owning employees will be familiar …

Dogs

Miley Cyrus’s latest tattoo is a perfect tribute to her dog

If you’re currently keeping a spreadsheet of Miley Cyrus’s collection of tattoos, we have one more you should probably add. And honestly, this may be …

Tattoos

Adopt Me! Queen Is Recovering Well After Being Hit By a Car

Home: Some pets never have one to call their own. We’d like to help change that by introducing you to an adoptable pet every week. Today, meet Queen, …

Dogs

Soaring deer numbers are behind growing problem of Lyme disease, warn experts

Britain’s soaring deer population is fuelling the growing problem of Lyme disease, scientists have warned.<p>At the turn of the century there were only around 250 reported cases of lyme disease in the UK each year, but now the NHS says the figure is closer to 3,000 and some charities claim the actual …

Disease

Ellen Reunites With Oprah And Laura Dern To Remember 'The Puppy Episode'

"I’m Ellen and I’m gay. Twenty years ago I said that; it was a much bigger deal then."<p>Ellen DeGeneres sat down with Oprah Winfrey and Laura Dern on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” to remember that journey they took together two decades ago when they filmed “The Puppy Episode” ― an iconic moment in …

TV

Pet parents are spending like actual parents online

If you're a proud pup parent, you're not buying any old pet food. You're buying the special stuff from a place you trust.<p>That's the dynamic that undergirds the $70 billion pet industry — and has helped ecommerce companies flourish despite big box competitors and the ever-present Amazon.<p>It also led …

Trends

WATCH: Blind Dog Breaks Free from Dog Sitters, Swims in Lake

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Dogs

Adorable Hello Kitty Cafe Pounces on Metro Detroit in May

The wildly popular Sanrio food pop-up is headed to Michigan<p>Michigan fans will finally get the opportunity to devour adorable <b>Hello Kitty</b>-themed treats. The wildly popular roving <b>Hello Kitty Cafe</b> van is wending its way into the Mitten in May for a one day-only event.<p>The officially licensed Sanrio food …

Cats

Couple welcomes puppy to family with paw-dorable sex reveal photo shoot

Kennedy Sartwell and Jake Terry of Warrensburg, Missouri, announced their new puppy with a paw-dorable sex reveal photo shoot.

Woman Runs Into Her Ex’s Dog That She Still Loves—And It’s Awkward for Everybody

Is there anything worse than a break up? Yes, of course. There’s breaking up with somebody whose friends you loved. There’s breaking up with somebody …

Love

30 Photos of PEOPLE’s Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin Cuddling with Puppies (You’re Welcome)

1 of 30<p>PEOPLE's Pet Vet, Dr. Evan Antin of the Conejo Valley Veterinary Hospital, has been giving us pro tips on our cats and dogs for a while, but …

Cute Animals

WATCH: Kitty Doing Trust Falls May Beat Out Dogs as Most Loyal Pet

Do you trust your cat? I trust my cat. I trust that he will wake me up at 6:30 every morning by lightly biting my face until I feed him.<p>I also trust …

Cats

Elderly dog, dropped off at shelter in a garbage bag, learns to love again

Last week, Blackie's family wrapped their bleeding dog in a garbage bag, placed the bagged pet in a cardboard box, and brought her to a busy Southern California animal shelter.<p>Kelly Smíšek is founder of Frosted Faces Foundation, a nonprofit founded in 2014 that specializes in helping old dogs — the …

Good News

Puppy abandoned in dry creek bed finds new hope with Sacramento-area rescue

A very ill puppy found by a Good Samaritan in Central California in February has found the care he needs, thanks to a rescue and foster home in Lincoln, Calif.<p>The dog, now about six months old and named Buggy, was in bad shape when he was brought to NorCal Bully Breed Rescue founders Leslie Bird …

Dogs

Dog loves busker so much he refuses to move until song is over

The Golden Retriever was enjoying a busker’s performance so much that he lay down and refused to move until the song was over.<p>Woman forced to use …

Dogs

Ollie: The Startup Delivering Healthy Dog Food Straight To Your Door

The pet food market has grown to become a $30 billion industry in the United States, totaling over $70 billion worldwide. Nearly doubling since 2000, the market value jumped 22.5% from 2014-2015.<p>Controlled by a small conglomerate of companies, 7 of the 11 of highest-grossing dry dog food brands in …

Dog Food

Great Job, Internet!: All about “doggo-speak,” the internet’s new canine lexicon

Many dogs live in this world, and the internet loves them all. If you consult the Fédération Cynologique Internationale, the world’s dog-sorting specialists, you will learn about 344 recognized breeds. The internet does not consult the Fédération Cynologique Internationale. It prefers an …

Dogs

Petrified postman wouldn't deliver family's mail - because of 7inch chihuahua called Tiny

A postman refused to deliver mail to a family home because he was scared of their pet chihuahua Tiny.<p>Sarah Martin, 30, received no mail for nine days …

Dogs

A Shelter Dog Tried a Unicorn Puppuccino—And Her Response Was Literally Magical

The Unicorn Frappuccino—a pink, blue, and purple saccharine swirl of zeitgeisty goodness—was arguably Starbucks’ smartest marketing campaign of the …

Dogs

Dogs & Vacuum Cleaners

Vacuuming is an unpleasant enough chore, but when you add a frantic, barking dog to the already loud racket, it’s enough to drive you and everyone …

Dogs

Wales' first fire investigation dog Sam dies at 18

<b>Wales' first fire investigation dog has died in retirement, aged 18.</b><p>Golden labrador Sam joined South Wales Fire and Rescue in 2003 and attended more than 5,000 incidents during his five years of service.<p>He was trained to sniff out petrol, lighter fuel and other substances used in arson …

Dogs

Fluffypants cat and Bernese dog's epic play fights are pet version of Joshua v Klitschko's 'friendly' heavyweight clash

The eyes of the sporting world are on this weekend's heavyweight boxing clash between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko.<p>The build-up to the fight …

Cats