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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


Jilly Top Dog at Crufts Show

LONDON - A Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen called Jilly on Sunday won the Best in Show award at Britain's Crufts festival, the world's largest annual dog show. READ MORE

Mar 11, 2013 / 2 comments


It's a Dog's Life for Singapore's Pampered Pets

Singapore - The guests lean over the side of the boat to catch the morning breeze as their catamaran eases off from a jetty in Singapore. A typical cruise, except for the fact that the passengers are dogs. READ MORE

Mar 04, 2013 / 0 comments


Berlusconi, Monti Let the Dogs Out for Italy Elections

ROME - Would you vote for the sleek pedigree or a cheeky mongrel? The race for the top job in Italy's February vote has taken on a new angle, with rival candidates Mario Monti and Silvio Berlusconi adopting canine friends in a bizarre election ploy. READ MORE

Feb 18, 2013 / 0 comments


Tiny Affenpinscher Dog is America's Top Banana

NEW YORK - A tiny black affenpinscher called Banana Joe became top dog Tuesday by winning Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York. READ MORE

Feb 13, 2013 / 0 comments


Ex-first Dog Barney Bush Dead at 12

WASHINGTON - Former first dog Barney, George W. Bush's black Scottish terrier has died at the age of 12 after losing a battle to lymphoma, the ex-president said last week. READ MORE

Feb 08, 2013 / 3 comments


California's 'Urban' Sled Dogs are Cool with No Snow

COSTA MESA, California - California's lack of snow is no problem for Obi, a sled dog a thousand miles from the North Pole, pulling an "urban sled" to the delight of his devoted human owner, Rancy Reyes. READ MORE

Jan 10, 2013 / 1 comments


Cat Named Honorary Safety Patrol at WA School

By Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell     READ MORE

Jan 02, 2013 / 0 comments


Stem Cell Therapy Allows Dogs to Walk Again

By Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell   Pet parents with dogs that have suffered paralyzing spinal cord injuries know how heartbreaking it is to see their 4-legged kids struggle, even if they have specially designed wheels that help them to get around. That’s why a recent study... READ MORE

Nov 29, 2012 / 0 comments


Fine Living for Fido: The Big Apple Gets First Dog Resort

NEW YORK - An expansive bed with soft pillows, a flat-screen TV, a gym and chef-crafted meals -- at New York's first luxury hotel for dogs, opening in a few weeks, nothing's too good for man's best friend. READ MORE

Aug 20, 2012 / 0 comments


Cloned Dog Now a Father to Eight

Edgar and Nina Otto, the couple who made headlines three years ago when they paid more than a hundred-thousand dollars to successfully clone their deceased Labrador Retriever, have a new reason to celebrate this month. On July 4th, their beloved cloned dog, Lancelot Encore (affectionately... READ MORE

Jul 27, 2012 / 1 comments


Hey, Kitty! U.S. Museum to Host First-ever Cat Video Fest

WASHINGTON - Nominations are open for the world's first Cannes for cats. READ MORE

Jul 12, 2012 / 0 comments


Lennox the Dog Put to Death

Two Year Battle for Dog’s Life Ends in Tears   For the first five years of his life, Lennox, a stocky black dog living in Northern Ireland, had a happy and well-adjusted life. Caroline Barnes, his owner, was an old hand at raising dogs. She often had several foster dogs... READ MORE

Jul 11, 2012 / 32 comments


Pet Hotel Thrives as Koreans Seek Canine Companions

Seoul - Checking into one of Seoul's newest luxury clinics just because your companion needs a shower may seem extravagant, but Cho Hang-Min said he had no other choice. READ MORE

Jul 10, 2012 / 0 comments


It's Set in Stone: Uggie's a Star

Uggie the Canine Actor Joins Hollywood's Walk of Fame Elite   June 25th was a busy day for Uggie, the 10-year-old, award winning Jack Russell Terrier who became a household name after his performance in the Oscar winning film, The Artist.   READ MORE

Jun 28, 2012 / 0 comments


Mugly Wins Title for World's Ugliest Dog 2012

Mugly, an 8-year-old Chinese Crested dog from the United Kingdom, won the title for World's Ugliest Dog last night at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, CA. The contest, now in its 24th year, found Mugly to be the ugliest of the 29 contestants in this year’s competition. The... READ MORE

Jun 23, 2012 / 0 comments


HBO to Air 'One Nation Under Dog' Monday

Most would agree that owning a pet today compared to 20 years ago is an entirely different ball game. The level of respect, involvement, and knowledge has greatly increased so that pet ownership is almost, if not equal to the difficulties of raising a child. While many recognize this... READ MORE

Jun 15, 2012 / 0 comments