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,...
SHANGHAI - Shanghai dog owners rushed to license their pets over the weekend as the city imposed a new one-dog policy in response to the growing popularity of man's best friend, state media said Monday.
BRUSSELS - Marshall ordered an ice-cream but left in a huff before the waiter dished it up, Smile woofed down the chicken but showed no appetite for the wholesome carrots and apple left on his plate.
CANBERRA - A bomb detection dog that spent a year lost in Afghanistan's Taliban heartland Tuesday became only the second Australian military animal to receive the country's most prestigious animal bravery award.
SAN FRANCISCO - Chefs in San Francisco's Chinatown are sharpening their knives to defend the right to serve shark fin soup, a staple in high-end Chinese restaurants here.
Two local assemblymen have proposed a law to ban the transport and sale of shark fins in California, which... READ MORE
It’s March 3rd, and you know what that means: "What if Dogs and Cats Had Opposable Thumbs Day" has arrived again, the day on which we contemplate the true meaning of how the world would be different if our pets had opposable thumbs and could do the sorts of things... READ MORE
SHANGHAI - Shanghai has adopted a one-dog policy, passing a law limiting homes to one canine each as it tries to curb the growing popularity of man's best friend in China's leading metropolis.
NEW YORK - A stately looking Scottish Deerhound beat the breed favored by President Barack Obama and a crowd pleasing Cocker Spaniel to snap up top dog honors Tuesday at New York's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.