First discovered in Mexico, the Chihuahua is best known for being the smallest dog breed in the world. Extremely loyal to its owner, the breed has recently become a popular culture icon in the United States, most notably Paris Hilton's Chihuahua,...
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's Working Dog Center have started training three dogs to use their extraordinary sense of smell to sniff out the signature compound that indicates the presence of ovarian cancer.
MANILA - The Philippines has approved a law increasing penalties for cruelty to animals, the presidential palace said Monday amid a social media outcry over a video showing three girls crushing a puppy to death.
When a broken and beaten dog thought to have been used in a fighting operation for bait and breeding wandered up to a home in Nashville, Tennessee, it may have been the best move for her and for other dogs caught up in senseless acts of abuse.
About 75 percent of the dogs found in a shelter on any given day are mixed breeds, according to ASPCA statistics. Somewhere out there, right now, a mother dog is giving birth to a litter of mixed breed puppies, puppies that will most likely end up in a shelter, in need of a loving... READ MORE