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  • Obama girls to get a puppy

    Unlike previous White House dogs, America's next First Pooch may come from more humble beginnings. The Obamas appear to being leaning toward a rescue dog in what could be the 44th president's first major appointment. President-elect Barack Obama...
  • Allergist offers advice on Obama dog debate

    The Obamas' quest for the future First Dog has left some allergists howling. Medical experts contend media reports of the family's desire to adopt a dog that won't trigger 10-year-old Malia Obama's allergies has left the public with the wrong...
  • Dogs and the city: Choose the breed that suits your lifestyle

    When moviegoers see "Sex and the City," they are treated to a story that focuses on the bond and companionship of four female friends and another variety of "best friend" – dogs. Charlotte (played by Kristin Davis), Samantha (played by Kim Catrall),...
  • Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show: Whippet Chanel wins hound group

     
    Ch. Starline's Chanel, a 2-year-old female whippet owned by Lori and Carey Lawrence, beat a top-ranked petit basset griffon vendeen to win the hound group at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Monday. Handler Lauri Wilson, who guided Chanel......
  • Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show: Puli Conrad wins the herding group

     
    For the second consecutive year, a 5-year-old male puli named Conrad won the herding group at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Monday night. Conrad, whose full name is Ch. Cordmaker Field Of Dreams, is owned by Susan Huebner......
  • Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show: French bulldog Bru wins non-sporting group

     
    It's a great day to be a French bulldog lover: Monday night saw the breed's first-ever non-sporting group win at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Ch. Robobull Fabelhaft Im On Fire, a 2-year-old male Frenchie, bested a male Chinese......
  • Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show: Day 2 in photos

     
    The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the invite-only affair that is the most prestigious dog show in the U.S., ended Tuesday night with the crowning of an odds-on favorite, Sadie the Scottish terrier, as Best in Show. But Westminster is......
  • Your morning adorable: A Maltese puppy's first bark

     
    We almost feel guilty -- almost -- using a tiny puppy here in Your Morning Adorable. Is it too easy? Puppies are, after all, a cute slam-dunk -- but we couldn't resist this month-old Maltese puppy's first foray into the......
  • Your morning adorable: West Highland white terriers form a posse, chase a ball

     
    We're big fans of YouTube user bluefan's tribe of energetic West Highland white terriers, shown here forming a posse of sorts to hunt down vermin a ball. You can take the terrier away from his rodent-hunting past, we suppose, but......
  • The week in animal photos: May 16-22

     
    The past week has been full of sometimes fascinating, sometimes funny, sometimes beautiful and quite often animal-filled photography. Because we suspect you love looking at animal photos as much as we do, we've compiled a photo essay of the week......
  • Great Dane fans fear popularity boost -- and abandoned pets -- as a result of new 'Marmaduke' film

     
    Fearing a "101 Dalmatians"-style upswing in Great Dane purchases in the wake of the upcoming release of the film "Marmaduke," the American Kennel Club and the Great Dane Club of America are urging potential pet owners to do their research......
  • Brand X Files: 'Lost' finale explained? Kendra's porn tape payday. Rand Paul is the new Sarah Palin

     
    'Lost': Ruined by its own fans? The finale of a once-great series tells us everything we didn't really want to know. (Salon)Kendra Wilkinson's first paycheck for sex tape: $680,000! Ex-boyfriend is said to have 20 more tapes of pin-up. (Radar) Why you...