When Grace Mariani graduated from Seton Hall University this week, the school president had a special gift for Justin, her service dog.
Nanuq, a 1-year-old Australian shepherd, went missing last month while his family was visiting relatives. Except for a swollen leg, with bite marks from a seal or polar bear, Nanuq was in good health.
The new world record-holder stands shorter than a Popsicle stick at 3.59 inches and follows a long line of low dogs. The chihuahua's owner describes her as "small like a ball" and "a bit of a diva."
Ralphie's new owner Jason trains dogs professionally for the Tennessee state government. Ralphie's former shelter chose him from more than 700 inquiries.
What's the risk of contracting a surprising virus from Fido or Kitty? It's not a frivolous question, as one virologist explains. And there's another question: Can you give a virus to your pet?
After decades of wondering, an NPR reporter finally figures out how her husband's family dog knew when the school bus would arrive every day. She did some digging — and now it all makes scents.
The three-year-old French bulldog competed against some 1,500 dogs representing 200+ breeds and varieties of the American Kennel Club. "He fits the standard perfectly," said his handler, Perry Payson.
Alexandra Horowitz is an authority on how dogs perceive the world, but her new book is not a training manual. In The Year of the Puppy, she says there's plenty she doesn't know about canine cognition.
A shelter run by the Humane Society Naples is flying cats and dogs out of state to make room for a wave of new arrivals from families whose homes were destroyed and are now unable to care for a pet.
The 11-year-old vizsla-Labrador mix screened passengers at a Minnesota airport and helped with security at major sporting events. He celebrated his last day at work with toys, cake and pets.
Moviegoers who watch Prey, the newest film in the Predator sci-fi horror action series, may see a Georgia native on the screen — in particular, one with four legs.
Just as human counts are incomplete, so are animal counts. But the first worldwide compilation of animal cases is a start at understanding the extent of human-to-animal transmission, scientists say.
A federal judge ordered thousands of dogs to be rehomed from a Virginia research facility after several inspections revealed poor conditions. Animal rescue groups are working to do just that.
A construction crew found the dehydrated dog named Lulu in salmonberry bushes after first confusing her for a bear. The pet, which had lost more than 20 pounds, is being nursed back to health at home.
Montana's Blackfeet Nation is experimenting with a new way to detect chronic wasting disease in animals and toxic substances in plants used by tribal members for food and cultural practices.