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Two-Nosed Dog Seeks Forever Home

If the size of a snout could help a dog sniff out a forever home, Snuffles, a five-month-old READ MORE

Feb 19, 2014 / 41 comments


US Skier Gus Kenworthy Postpones Return Home to Adopt Stray Puppies

U.S. Olympic silver medalist Gus Kenworthy has postponed his return home to Colorado as he awaits news on adopting stray dogs in Sochi.   READ MORE

Feb 18, 2014 / 0 comments


Cuteness Overload: Protective Corgi Becomes Best Friends with Baby

We've all heard the saying, "Dogs are a man’s best friend." Well now we can confidently say that a bond between a baby and dog is just as strong.   READ MORE

Feb 13, 2014 / 2 comments


Another Zoo to Kill Young Giraffe! Should We Just Give up on Zoos?

When a healthy 18-month-old giraffe named Marius was lured by zoo workers with his favorite treat and killed execution style on Sunday at the Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark and then fed to the lions whi READ MORE

Feb 13, 2014 / 0 comments


Man Abandons Dog in Frigid Cold Weather

Was he praying for his own soul or praying for the dog?   READ MORE

Feb 13, 2014 / 11 comments


1.5 lb. Puppy Named Mighty Mouse Needs Surgery to Fix Deformed Legs

In the Mighty Mouse cartoons, the cute little animated rodent is always coming to the rescue of the underdog. READ MORE

Feb 12, 2014 / 0 comments


Heartwarming Photo of Boy Reading to Cat Gains National Attention

Pictured above are 7-year-old Colby Procyk and a loving cat at the Animal Rescue League of Berks County cuddling tog READ MORE

Feb 11, 2014 / 0 comments


Dog Recovering After Jumping Off Overpass

A black Labrador retriever has a long recovery ahead of him after flying off an overpass in Springfield, Missouri.   READ MORE

Feb 07, 2014 / 0 comments


Public Funeral to be Held for K-9 Police Hero

An outpouring of public sympathy for the loss of a German Shepherd police dog in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has con READ MORE

Feb 04, 2014 / 0 comments


Massachusetts State Trooper Writes Heartfelt Tribute for K-9 Partner

Massachusetts State Trooper Christopher Coscia took to social media this week to post a letter reflecting on working beside his German Shepherd named Dante, his companion and partner of nearly nine years. The letter was written just before the dog had to be put to sleep. READ MORE

Jan 30, 2014 / 1 comments


Budweiser’s ‘Puppy Love’ Super Bowl Commercial Pulls on Your Heart Strings

It just wouldn’t be a Super Bowl without the TV commercials, and this year Budweiser has decided to go for heartfelt emotions rather than laughter in at least one ad. READ MORE

Jan 30, 2014 / 1 comments


UPDATE: Dog Rescued from Sub-Zero Temperatures Finds New Home

Peanut, the dog that was confiscated by authorities after being found frozen to the ground earlier this month in Jasper, Indiana, has found a forever home.   READ MORE

Jan 29, 2014 / 2 comments


Doritos Going 'Dog Crazy' for Super Bowl XLVIII Commercials?

Super Bowl XLVIII, which will be hosted by New York and New Jersey this year, is set to kick off in less than three weeks. This, of course, means football and food. But it also means funny Super Bowl commercials! READ MORE

Jan 14, 2014 / 0 comments


Dog Found Frozen to Ground in Sub-Zero Temperatures

A dog named Peanut in Jasper, Indiana, is expected to make a full recovery after sheriff's deputies found him frozen to the ground in sub-zero temperatures.   READ MORE

Jan 09, 2014 / 9 comments


Dachshund Adopts Paralyzed Cat

You know a friendship is close between two animals when their rescuers name them Idgie and Ruth after the two main characters in the movie, “Fried Green Tomatoes.”   READ MORE

Jan 07, 2014 / 6 comments


NYC Blind Man Saved by Dog

NEW YORK - Online donations have risen to more than $100,000 to help a New York blind man keep the guide dog who helped rescue him from a potentially fatal subway fall a week before Christmas. READ MORE

Dec 20, 2013 / 0 comments


Chimp Lawsuit Falters in US Courts

Recognized as people with fundamental rights, an animal charity said last Tuesday three US judges have rejected lawsuits demanding that chimpanzees be recognized as people with fundamental rights, an animal charity said Tuesday. READ MORE

Dec 18, 2013 / 0 comments


Miracle Milly Named World's Smallest Dog

Miracle Milly, a 3.8 inch tall, one pound Chihuahua living in Puerto Rico, is officially the World’s Smallest Dog measured in height, according to READ MORE

Oct 01, 2013 / 1 comments


Obamas Welcome New Dog 'Sunny' to White House (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Barack Obama and his family welcomed a playful new addition to the White House on Monday -- a dog called Sunny. READ MORE

Aug 20, 2013 / 0 comments