New San Francisco Law Requires All Pet Stores To Sell Rescue Dogs And Cats Only
San Francisco's new law bans the sale of puppy mill and kitten factory animals within the city, as well as animals under eight weeks old.
Oregon Considers Bill To Give Tax Credit For Pet Adoptions
The Oregon State Senate is considering passing a bill that would give pet adopters a $100 credit to help offset some of the costs associated with adopting an animal.
Dog Owner’s Home Insurance Policy Cancelled After Company Sees Facebook Photo Of Her Dog
Nationwide Insurance dropped a dog owner's coverage after they saw a picture of her dog on Facebook and "guessed" that it was a dangerous breed.
Why Does My Dog Eat Poop?
Eating poop is actually not all that uncommon among dogs. It's called coprophagia, and it's generally a natural behavior with a few different causes.
Dog Owners Forced To Continue Paying For Pet Wellness Plans After Their Pets Have Died
There is a big difference between an insurance plan and a wellness plan. Make sure you know the difference before you invest your money in one. When a dog passed away, the owner was surprised that she had to keep paying for her dog's wellness plan after the death of the pet.
K-9 Dog Can Barely Stop Loving On Partner Long Enough For Official Photo
Officer Levi Knach and his K-9 partner, Kenobi, faced one of their toughest challenges yet--behaving long enough to take an official photo.
Dog Becomes The Cutest Employee At The Gas Station Where He Was Abandoned
An abandoned dog was found wandering the construction site of a gas station in Brazil. The owner adopted him, and now he's their official greeter.
STUDY: Dogs Don’t Like It When You’re Rude And Unhelpful
An experiment showed that dogs rejected treats from people who displayed rude, unhelpful behavior toward their owner, suggesting that they can evaluate social situations.
The Alpha Dog Myth: Is Dominance Training Mistreatment?
Dominance training suggests that you are in a constant struggle with your pup to be the alpha dog, but the alpha dog is a myth, and you may be mistreating your pooch.
What Makes A Dog Presidential?
Forget elephants and donkeys — the candidate with an eye on the White House would do well to focus on canines.
Puppies Training To Be Guide Dogs Get Special Performance By Reno Philharmonic
Guide dog puppies from Eyes for Tomorrow sat through a performance by the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra to learn how to behave through distractions.
94 Pieces Of Plastic Removed From Stomach Of Starving, Neglected Dog
A starved, neglected dog found tied to a pole was rescued by police and brought to a veterinary surgeon who removed 94 pieces of plastic from his stomach.
E. Coli Levels In Local Stream Skyrocket As People In Colorado Refuse To Pick Up Dog Poop
The piles of dog feces left over by irresponsible owners at dog parks caused the amount of E. coli to skyrocket to 20 times normal levels in a stream that flows into Denver's drinking water.
29 Dog Breeds That Will Fit in Your Apartment
When it comes to apartment pets, size does matter. Giant paws and long legs don’t always mix well with tiny living spaces. However, the size of your dog isn’t the only thing...
10 Things Dog Owners Need To Throw Out Right Now
Old, expired, or worn-out items can be a health hazard for your dog. Even responsible dog owners have items that they should throw away for their pups' safety.
USDA Removes Database Of Animal Welfare Violators Including Kitten And Puppy Mills
The USDA took down its public database of violations of the Animal Welfare Act, which was used to hold organizations that use animals accountable. You can help get it back.
Head Of Animal Shelter Gets 90 Days In Jail For Needlessly Euthanizing Her Own Dog
A judge sentenced the former head of Boulder City's animal shelter for killing her own dog. She has been investigated for excessive euthanasia at the shelter.
11-Year-Old Goatherder Girl And Her Dog Rescue Goat And Her Newborn Kid
A young girl and her dog were herding goats near their village when one of the goats gave birth. They used backpacks to carry the mama and her newborn home.
Dog’s Sleeping Positions And Habits Tell You A Lot About Their Personality And Health
Does your dog sleep curled up? Twitch a lot? Take naps all day? The way your dog sleeps and their sleeping habits can say a lot about what they're feeling.
Family Refuses To Return Army Private’s Dog After He Was Given Away By Caretaker – UPDATE
An army private who left her dog with a family friend was shocked to learn that he had been given away. Now the family that has the dog refuses to return him.