Heroes Rescue Sweet Penelope: Too Sick To Stand On Her Own
Pets are not items that can be thrown away or exchanged for younger models. Animals are sentient beings who feel pain, love, joy, mourning, and loss just like humans.
Departing Daily Show Host Jon Stewart Is Turning His New Jersey Farm House Into An Animal Sanctuary
The Stewarts live on a New Jersey farm with a menagerie of their own: two kids, four dogs, two pigs, one hamster, three rabbits, two guinea pigs, one parrot, and two fish...
Pilots-n-Paws: Rescuing A Senior Dog: The Story Of Pops
Pops was in the worse of circumstances, but lucky for him, his fate was about to be forever changed, thanks to 7 nice people including a pilot and his airplane!
Heartbreaking Story Of Elderly Dachshund Abandoned At Shelter: Otto’s Story – UPDATE
Believing they had no other option, an elderly couple abandoned their 13.5 year-old dachshund outside Baldwin Park Animal Shelter in Southern California...
ASPCA Fights Animal Crimes CSI-Style With Forensic Team
The ASPCA Forensic Team is hard at work in the lab and courtroom, to help assure that the perpetrators of animal crimes are convicted for their actions.
Pet Sitters Charged With Animal Cruelty When Owners Return To Dead Dog
Dominick Bryant, 19, and Misha Vaughn, 22, are accused of aggravated animal cruelty after one of the two dogs they were charged with caring for died. Bond set at $5,000.
Los Angeles Is FINALLY Getting A Dog Beach – But Do I Want To Take My Dog There?
The committee is proposing to be a dog beach is Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro, a beach notorious for its dismal water quality. If it's too dirty for me, it's too dirty for my dog.
Our Legal System Is Going To The Dogs
All over the United States theraputic emotional support dogs are coming into court to offer much needed emotional support to victims and those testifying in court.
Rescue Pets Only Apartment Building In Los Angeles Is A Haven For Responsible Pet Owners
To live here, you must own a dog or a cat. Up to 2 dogs of any size and as many as 3 kitties. If your pet dies you can adopt another. If you don't have a pet...
8 Insane Animal Laws You Won’t Believe Still Exist
Animal legislation is changing everywhere but in some places it's just strange... Old laws that may have served a purpose long ago remain in the legal books to this day...
William Leonard Dodson Arrested For Taping Dog’s Mouth Shut
Caitlyn, a 15-month-old chocolate Staffordshire bull terrier mix was found with her muzzle taped shut with electrical tape so tight her tongue was caught between her teeth.
FBI Makes Animal Abuse A Crime Against Society
New animal cruelty laws will allow authorities to identify abusers and help prevented the animal abusers of today from becoming the serial killers of tomorrow.
Kentucky legislature introduces bill expanding penalties for dog fighting
Rated the worst for animal protection laws by the Animal Legal Defense Fund in 2014, Kentucky seeks to improve its ranking with HB 154 which expands penalties for dog fighting.
How to prevent pet abuse
An infographic with data from the Humane Society of the United States reveals some startling statistics about animal abuse — read how to help fight the problem.
More states crack down on selling puppies
A bill that puts tighter restrictions on puppy mills and the sale of such animals at retail stores is heading to the desk of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
Sarah Palin posts controversial picture of son and dog
The former vice presidential hopeful/Alaska governor posted a picture on her Facebook page of her son, Trig, using a black Labrador Retriever as a stepstool.
Deceased pet parent’s initial wishes are honored
It happened again: A pet’s owner passed away and a provision in the human’s will specified that the animal be euthanized. Such was the fate of a German Shepherd.
DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories in 2014
Happy reunions, dog abuse, and a cow with an identity crisis are some of the topics covered in our top 10 most popular news story recap. Which events did you find most memorable?
New York says no to pet tattoos and piercing
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that prohibits tattooing and piercing pets in the Empire State; his action is backed by several animal-rights groups.
Best and worst states for animal protection laws in 2014
The number of U.S. territories that outlaw breed-specific legislation grew in 2014, as documented in the ALDF’s yearly ranking of states according to animal cruelty laws.