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Terrier Uggy Scoops Cannes Award for Top-dog Role

CANNES, France - A wily terrier called Uggy who gives a stunning silent film performance in Michel Hazanavicius's "The Artist" scooped Cannes' unofficial canine award, the Palm Dog, on Friday. READ MORE

May 20, 2011 / 0 comments


World's Oldest Panda, 34, Dies in China

BEIJING - Ming Ming, the world's oldest panda, has died of old age, Chinese state media reported Tuesday. She was 34. READ MORE

May 17, 2011 / 0 comments


One-Dog Policy Takes Effect in Shanghai

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. READ MORE

May 17, 2011 / 0 comments


Dog's Dinner as Table Manners Desert New Belgium Bar

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. READ MORE

May 16, 2011 / 0 comments


PETA Fights 'Dog Wars' with Their Own App

In an attempt to counter an Android app released by Kage Games which pits dogs to fight against each other, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has launched their own app. READ MORE

May 09, 2011 / 0 comments


Celebrity New York Hawk Dashes Chick Hopes

NEW YORK - One of New York's most closely watched celebrities -- a red-tailed hawk nesting on a Manhattan high rise -- has dashed hopes that three eggs she's been tending will hatch. READ MORE

May 04, 2011 / 0 comments


Australian Military Dog Awarded Rare Bravery Medal

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. READ MORE

Apr 05, 2011 / 0 comments


Eagle Webcam Becomes Internet Sensation

WASHINGTON - Cameras installed high in a tree in Iowa have made an internet sensation of a family of bald eagles, whose nest is streamed online live day and night. READ MORE

Apr 05, 2011 / 0 comments


Go Daddy Founder Under Fire for Killing Elephant

SAN FRANCISCO - The founder of website domain hosting firm Go Daddy was under fire on Thursday for an online video showing him proudly killing an elephant in Zimbabwe. READ MORE

Apr 01, 2011 / 0 comments


Birds Bring Purpose in Tough S. African Prison

CAPE TOWN - Bursts of birdsong cut sweetly across the harsh prison noises as heavily tattooed, gold-toothed murderer Bernard Mitchell nuzzles the five-week old parrot with motherly kisses. READ MORE

Mar 31, 2011 / 0 comments


Katy Perry Kissed a Cat and She Liked It

In a recent interview with More! magazine, singer-songwriter Katy Perry said that she is "obsessed with cats," and is taking on the lofty goal of making it cool and chic to be a "cat lady." READ MORE

Mar 25, 2011 / 0 comments


Robert Pattinson Adopts Puppy, Earns Even More Cute Points from Fans

Yep, it's finally happened. Robert Pattinson -- Twilight star and hearthrob to tweens and "cool moms" aplenty -- has finally gotten himself a dog; a puppy to be exact. READ MORE

Mar 24, 2011 / 0 comments


Mariah Carey's Dogs to See a Shrink

In preparation for the arrival of her twin babies, Mariah Carey has hired a psychiatrist to help her dogs. READ MORE

Mar 15, 2011 / 0 comments


Jet Shoots to British Dog Show Glory

LONDON - A Flatcoated Retriever called Jet on Sunday won the Best in Show award at Britain's Crufts festival, the world's largest annual dog show. READ MORE

Mar 14, 2011 / 0 comments


Chinese in Stew over California Shark Fin Threat

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

Mar 08, 2011 / 0 comments


Facebook Founder Has a New Page ... for His Puppy

Billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced his latest acquisition -- a puppy. READ MORE

Mar 07, 2011 / 0 comments


Happy 'What if Dogs and Cats Had Opposable Thumbs Day' !

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

Mar 03, 2011 / 0 comments


Shelter Pets Are Catching a New Bug ... The Circus Entertainment Bug!

Anyone who still believes that a cat -- or a goose -- cannot be trained has not yet been to a Popovich Comedy Pet Theater show. Video after the jump. READ MORE

Feb 25, 2011 / 0 comments


Shanghai Passes One-Dog Law

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. READ MORE

Feb 24, 2011 / 0 comments


Apartment Brokers Request Pets for Staging; Refrigerator Probably Not a Good Idea

Pets appear to be the newest trend among brokers when staging swanky Manhattan apartments. According to some, they make the apartments feel more "homey." READ MORE

Feb 23, 2011 / 0 comments