Another reason why dogs are indeed man's best friends: researchers from the University of Missouri and Miami University discovered that seniors get health benefits from the bonds they form with their doggy companions.
The JFK International Airport in New York, the busiest airport in the United States, is making a lot of passengers happy with a newly built special toilet designed for pets.
No matter how cuddly you dog, canine expert Stanley Coren warns pet owners that hugging their dogs, even as a show of affection, can give them stress and anxiety.
Being a responsible pet owner can help people cope with emotional and mental stress, but new research reveals that responsible pet ownership can also help diabetic children maintain normal blood sugar levels.
Maggie, an Australian kelpie likely to be the world's oldest dog, recently died at her home in Victoria, Australia.
The Bay Bridge in San Francisco was briefly closed on Sunday morning due to a wild chase between the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officers and an unlikely suspect--a chihuahua.
While many people can tell when something is wrong with their pet, they might not necessarily understand what the problem is. An international team of veterinary scientists have created a list of 25 important behavioral signs they believe will help pet owners quickly diagnose problems, treat illnesses, and ultimately reduce any pain their cat is suffering from.
Bum, a cross-eyed cat from California, was abandoned at five months old and brought to the San Diego Humane Society. With only one look at him, Courtney Morman was smitten and decided to rescue the funny-looking feline, who has proven to be nothing less than loveable and fun. Morman recently created an Instagram for her kitten in hopes of encouraging people to adopt pets from shelters, too.
Heavy El Niño rains have spurred the growth of poisonous mushrooms in California, which are potentially dangerous for pets playing outside.
A two-year-old husky-mutt named Derby was born without fully-formed front paws. Thanks to new prosthetics created by 3D Systems he can sit, stand, run and play just like any other dog.
Researchers from Iowa State University have given a cat named Vincent new hope of leading a normal life with the help of unique prosthetics.
Children exposed to animals at a young age are 15 percent less likely to develop asthma later in life.
A new study revealed that grasshoppers used to feed pet lizards carry allergens.
Cats may be more receptive to human emotions than we given them credit for, say researchers from Oakland University.