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September 30, 2015
Hush puppies: Vet says music cuts shelter barking and stress
Can music tame the savage beast? Can it hush puppies and calm kitties? A veterinarian thinks so. Dr. Pamela Fisher has put ...
September 25, 2015
Catching up with Anne-Marie Slaughter on work-life balance
Anne-Marie Slaughter is back on the train from her home in Princeton, New Jersey, to Washington, D.C., but only a couple of ...
September 23, 2015
Shelter dogs in new PBS series help Massachusetts county
A mutt from a Massachusetts animal shelter who got a new life as a K-9 drug-detection dog stars in an upcoming episode of a ...
September 17, 2015
Puppy found in St. Louis-area clothing donation bin
A week-old puppy found alive in a St. Louis-area clothing donation bin has a new home. Nowhere on the charity's bin does it ...
September 09, 2015
New Nat Geo Wild reality series on veterinarian school
A new Nat Geo Wild series premiering Sept. 19 follows a group of students through rotations at the prestigious Cornell ...
September 02, 2015
New collars monitor pets for pain, problems
You can use wearables with GPS to keep track of wandering dogs. Others help you track animals' physical activity. Now, two ...
August 25, 2015
Mascot fight between school, Ohio goes down to the wire
A high school football team that has featured a tiger cub at games for decades might kick off the season without its beloved ...
August 17, 2015
Nearly 20,000 dogs, cats, other pets find homes during drive
A national campaign helped find homes for nearly 20,000 dogs, cats and other potential pets living at animal shelters across ...
August 16, 2015
Guinness: 26-year-old cat in Oregon is world's oldest alive
A 26-year-old cat in Oregon has been named the oldest living cat by Guinness World Records. The cat named Corduroy is owned ...
July 12, 2015
Cat freed from truck engine after 28-mile trip has new home
A cat rescued from the engine of a pickup truck after a 28-mile ride from Pennsylvania to New Jersey now has a new home. NJ.
July 08, 2015
Dog deaths during grooming revive calls for regulations
Curly, a toy poodle, was 17 years old when he died. But old age didn't kill him — grooming did, his owners and veterinarians ...
July 01, 2015
Love your country, love your dog: Keep pets safe over July 4
To us, fireworks are the sparkling embodiment of July Fourth. But to dogs, they truly are bombs bursting in air. The pops and ...
June 12, 2015
Parrot owner asks lawmakers to lift bird-ban at campsites
They say birds of a feather flock together, but not at Rhode Island campgrounds. Tom Wharton didn't think twice about ...
May 27, 2015
AP PHOTOS: Farm lets orphaned or abandoned foals thrive
Orphaned, unwanted and some only days old, these fragile foals will need a lot of tender, attentive care to survive. At The ...
May 23, 2015
Fido al fresco? NY weighs allowing outdoor dining with dogs
Never mind the doggie bag: Spot wants a seat at the outdoor table, or rather under it. New York is considering whether to ...
May 20, 2015
Service dogs that sniff out seizures improve kids' lives
When Alyssa Howes was 4, she lost her sight and started having seizures — up to 20 a day. For years, her grandmother stayed ...
May 18, 2015
Dog food company recalls product over salmonella fears
A specialty dog food company is voluntarily recalling a frozen product distributed in four states over fears of possible ...
May 14, 2015
Reducing dog bites starts with how kids approach pooches
Good weather can be bad for postal workers. Last year, 5,767 postal carriers were bitten by dogs, up from 5,581 in 2013, and ...
May 13, 2015
Don't let the slobber fool you, your dog could be a brainiac
When her muscles locked and left her unable to move or speak, Wallis Brozman was glad she had a genius for a service dog.
May 11, 2015
Arkansas veterinarian operates on dog that ate 23 bullets
An Arkansas veterinarian has kept a dog from going out with a bang after the animal ate 23 live rifle rounds. Benno, the ...