July 31 is National Mutt Day: What You Need To Know
Approximately 75 percent of all shelter dogs waiting for forever homes are mutts, but mixed-breed dogs have advantages over purebreds, and are less prone to genetic diseases.
Happy National Mutt’s Day: 7 Reasons Mutts Are Awesome
Why settle on one breed of dog when you can have a whole bunch of dog breeds rolled into one adorable, slobbery, cuddly, furry little package? Happy Mutt's Day!
30 Mixed-Breed Dogs Celebrating National Mutt Day [GALLERY]
July 31st is National Mutt Day, and these mixed-breed dogs are proud to celebrate! They're proving it doesn't matter where you come from!
Gobi The Dog That Ran 155 Miles To Find A Home
The subject of the new book, “Finding Gobi: A Little Dog with a Very Big Heart”, this tiny stray kept pace with ultra marathon runner Dion Leonard as he ran through China’s Gobi Desert last June.
Dog Takes Literal Bite Out Of Crime As Robber Flees Through Backyard
Diesel is a friendly, family dog who never bit anyone. That is, until a robber tried to run through his backyard.
Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week 2016
What do pets who suffer from blindness, deafness, and have black fur have in common? They’re less likely to be adopted from shelters & are considered “less adoptable.”
Top 10 Signs Of Cancer In Dogs
Cancer is a disease that hits humans and animals, but here are some telltale signs of the disease in dogs, and what you can do to help prevent its onset.
Adopt a dog or cat for the 4th of July
Fifty-six men signed the Declaration of Independence, which was adopted on July 4, 1776; here are 27 adoptable animals who share their names with those who signed the document.
Dog takes up painting, works sold online
Dogs can do many amazing things, but one pooch in Minnesota can paint pictures — not with his paws, but with a brush on canvas; he’s also sold some of his art pieces.
Unlikely mixed breed becomes spokesdog
A once-homeless mixed-breed dog who has the appearance of a Pit Bull Terrier with the head of a Dachshund will undergo training to become a therapy dog.
Boy gets “career change” dog
Even with extensive training and specialized breeding, some canines just aren’t able to be guide dogs — but it doesn’t mean they can’t do something else.
Olympic champion shares updates on his Sochi strays
American slopestyle skiing silver medalist Gus Kenworthy adopted two dogs at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi; take a look at how the animals are doing today.
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?
Retired military dog gets heart surgery
Thanks to a piece on the local news, and an online donation campaign, a 9-year-old former military service dog was able to get an open-heart surgical procedure.
Dog euthanized after his owner contracted Ebola
Excalibur, a mixed-breed dog, was euthanized by Spain health authorities after one of his owners contracted the deadly Ebola virus; the animal’s owner speaks out.
Cuteness comes in a (very) small package
Video: What do you get when you cross a Lhasa Apso and Chihuahua? A Lhasa-Chi, but this pooch may be the smallest (and cutest) dog in Britain — take a look.
Ten amazing before-and-after pet-recovery pictures
Pictures of almost a dozen remarkable dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens who were neglected or abused and made remarkable recoveries with before-and-after images.
Rottweiler saves small dog from coyote
Video: Amazing footage of a Chiweenie (Chihuahua-Dachshund mix) getting attacked by a coyote, only to be rescued by Happy, a hero Rottweiler — take a look.
Dog is a chick magnet
Video: 10 motherless baby chicks discover they’ve been adopted by a mutt named Bailey one morning...and no, it probably doesn’t get much cuter than this.
Modesto community works together to rescue “Joe Dirt”
A mutt nicknamed for her sandy-colored coat had eluded capture in the California town of Modesto, until a group of citizens banded together to rescue the homeless pooch.