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  • Sentences handed down from 2nd largest U.S. dog-fighting raid

    Sentences handed down from 2nd largest U.S. dog-fighting raid

    It was the second-largest dog-fighting bust in U.S. history, where an estimated 640 dogs were killed or injured; find out what happened to the perpetrators.

  • Study ranks the best & worst U.S. cities for pets

    Study ranks the best & worst U.S. cities for pets

    A thorough study that ranks the top 100 best cities for pet owners, according to the social network WalletHub; findings were based on three main categories.

  • Police officer rescues and rehomes injured Dalmatian

    Police officer rescues and rehomes injured Dalmatian

    Victoria the Dalmatian was left for dead on the side of the road after a hit-and-run. But a Georgia police officer came to her rescue and found her a happy new home.

  • Unusual dog wins the hearts of Internet fans

    Unusual dog wins the hearts of Internet fans

    Believed to be an Akita mix, 8-month-old Pig hops like a frog to get up from a sitting position and moves like a gorilla; the dog was born to a feral mother.

  • Best dog pictures of 2013

    Best dog pictures of 2013

    Gallery: A look back at the unforgettable images and events that made a huge impression on our readers in 2013. How many of these stories do you remember?

  • DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories of 2013

    DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories of 2013

    Remember the dog transported behind the SUV? 2013 had no shortage of important events involving man’s best friend — check-out the year's top 10 news stories.

  • Former Vicktory dog Georgia passes away

    Former Vicktory dog Georgia passes away

    The Pit Bull Terrier, and former Michael Vick fighting dog, was happy in the final days of her life — thanks to a loving owner named Amy and her rehabilitation at Best Friends.

  • Fearless canine heroes sacrifice lives to save owners

    Fearless canine heroes sacrifice lives to save owners

    Two hero dogs – a Georgia Boxer and a Michigan Dachshund – who, in separate incidents, unselfishly sacrificed their lives in order to protect the ones they loved.

  • Meet DogTime’s 2013 Unsung Hero, Jason Flatt

    Meet DogTime’s 2013 Unsung Hero, Jason Flatt

    Jason Flatt won the $10K Petties Unsung Hero Award; find out how this Pit Bull advocate got started, what motivates him, and what he plans to do with the prize.

  • Camera captures SUV towing dog in crate behind vehicle

    Camera captures SUV towing dog in crate behind vehicle

    Oconee County, S.C., Animal Control Officer Nicole Hubbard has seen more than her fair share of distressing things done to animals since she joined the department two years ago. Yet she never could have expected what she’d see while returning home from a family vacation last weekend. Shortly before noon on Saturday, as Hubbard and […]

  • Town rallies to help rescue dogs injured in rollover crash

    Town rallies to help rescue dogs injured in rollover crash

    On July 19, animal rescue volunteer from the “Douglasville Pawlunteers” and Douglasville, Ga., resident Jonnie Craig was in the midst of transporting 14 kill-list dogs from a small Douglas County shelter to Libby’s Legacy, a no-kill dog rescue in Maine, when the unthinkable happened. As Craig entered hour 17 of the transport trip in the […]

  • Owner forced to pay ransom for dognapped Maltese

    Owner forced to pay ransom for dognapped Maltese

    When Emily Connors returned to her Lindbergh, Ga., apartment August 15, she found that a burglar had ransacked her home. Expensive electronics like her television and her laptop were missing. But all Connors could think about was her dog, a 7-year-old female Maltese named Plato. Plato was at home at the time of the burglary, […]

  • Chihuahua finds missing Georgia girls

    Chihuahua finds missing Georgia girls

    Three girls missing in the woods near Newnan, Ga., are safe today after being sniffed out by the most unlikely of heroes — a pint-sized Chihuahua named Bell. Monday seemed like an ordinary day for sisters Carlie and Lacey Parga, 8- and 5-years-old. The girls, joined by Carlie’s best friend Victoria Baker, went on a […]

  • Georgia shelter animals beat fumigation deadline

    Georgia shelter animals beat fumigation deadline

    On May 23, CatTime.com and DogTime.com reported on a Macon County, Ga., shelter where 77 dogs and 11 cats faced euthanasia if they were not adopted or rescued before a June 7 deadline. The facility, plagued by insect and rodent infestation, was to undergo fumigation. Thanks to a focused effort by the community and an […]

  • Shelter infestation puts animals’ lives in jeopardy

    Shelter infestation puts animals’ lives in jeopardy

    Approximately 77 dogs and 11 cats in the Macon Animal Control Shelter facility in Macon, Ga., need to find a home before June 6, or face possible euthanasia. On June 7, the facility will undergo intense bug bombing, as the locale has been built on landfill and is overrun with cockroaches and mice. The fumigation […]