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  • Meet the Breeds

     
    Think this picture has a certain je ne sais quoi? There's more where it came from. Meet the Breeds, a gathering of more than 200 breeds of dogs and cats, is in full swing at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York this weekend, Oct. 16-17. ...
  • Katrina rescue dog wins obedience title

     
    Debra Wood, a member of the Orlando Dog Training Club and an instructor for the club, shares this story about the Hurricane Katrina rescue dog she adopted. Debra writes:  Five years to the day after Hurricane Katrina ravished the Gulf Coast, leaving...
  • Tips for responsible dog owners

     
    From the Orlando Dog Training Club: The club will celebrate AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day with a presentation at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, on the first floor of the Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd. The initiative, supported by the...
  • American Kennel Club, Pfizer Inc. announce partnership for dog disease research

     
    TRENTON, N.J. — Pfizer Inc. said Wednesday its animal health unit and the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation entered an exclusive partnership on new areas of research on dog diseases and treatments. Pfizer said the goal is to strengthen......
  • 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...
  • Your morning adorable: Miniature pinscher hops through tall grass

     
    When we first saw YouTube user 88nnaa's video, above, we squinted our eyes and thought to ourselves, "That has to be a rabbit ... right? Or a deer as viewed from a long distance?" It'd certainly be easy for the......
  • Western ranchers seek new ways to keep hikers, bikers safe from the guard dogs that protect their sheep

     
    Two sheep dogs' attack on a Colorado mountain biker has prompted ranchers in the West to seek better ways to manage the large dogs that protect their herds against predators. The American Sheep Industry Assn. has been working with state......
  • Brenda Barnette confirmed as L.A. animal services manager

     
    After more than a year without a general manager, the L.A. Department of Animal Services once again has an official leader. Brenda Barnette, who comes from the Seattle Humane Society and previously headed Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation, was........
  • Dogs Can Boost Your Health

    Dogs Can Boost Your Health
    Many studies have shown that there are a great deal of therapeutic benefits to owning a pet. Your pet pooch can lower your blood pressure, and therapy dogs are used in hospitals and nursing homes nationwide to help patients heal and cheer people up. We...