Erin Wilson recounts how her dog saved her from a mountain lion attack while she hiked along a river in remote Northern California. Eva the Belgian Malinois is recovering.
The tiny Jack Russell terrier is credited with detecting hundreds of Russian explosive devices since the start of the war. His other pastimes include snacking on cheese and napping at press briefings.
A new study based on thousands of DNA sequences and owner surveys finds that less than 10% of a dog's behavior — like howling, herding or retrieving — can be explained by its breed.
Two-year-old Patron works with rescuers in the northern city of Chernihiv, where he sniffs out Russian bombs (in addition to warming laps, nipping sleeves and generally being a good boy).
Workers were forced to abandon the shelter for weeks as Kyiv was bombarded by Russian troops. Now that the occupying forces are gone, volunteers returned to find hundreds of dead dogs.
A second-grade class wrote persuasive letters on behalf of shelter dogs, urging folks to adopt the animals. So far, the young writers have been successful.
With smushed-in faces and compact bodies, bulldogs are prone to health problems. A court in Norway recently banned breeding them, sparking an international debate.
They have offered comfort at nursing homes, schools — even disaster sites. Now, a study shows that a 10-minute visit from therapy dogs can help relieve emergency room patients' pain.
What started as a report of a dog loose on the highway ended with the timely rescue of two injured humans. One-year-old Tinsley, a Shiloh Shepherd, is getting praise and extra treats for her heroism.
An athletic Hungarian farm dog and a tiny pet of bygone Russian aristocrats are the latest breeds in the American Kennel Club's purebred lineup for 2022.
The show reopened to spectators this year in Philadelphia. Claire, a 4-year old Scottish deerhound, won best in show in 2020 too. It's the first time in 20 years that a dog has won twice in a row.
It could turn out to be the eighth coronavirus known to spread to humans. Some scientists think doctors and researchers should start actively looking for this virus in patients.
Law enforcement officers and their partner dogs traveled to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport from across the state recently for the first annual K-9 training conference.
In celebration of National Dog Day, let us introduce you to our radiant pups for your enjoyment (and let's be honest — ours too!)