Dogs are called man's best friend for a reason. Learn all about dogs, from choosing a dog to solving dog behavior problems to giving dogs first aid.
In rat-infested New York City, the Ryders Alley Trencherfed Society – R.A.T.S – is on the job and prowling the streets with dogs bred and trained to flush out and dispose of pesky rodents.
The dog days of adolescence are tough on humans. But what about our four-legged friends? Do they deal with similar hormonal changes as they age?
A study found seniors are prone to injury while walking their dogs. Here are ways to enjoy walks with Fido and do it safely.
Some people believe dogs need a full complement of yearly vaccinations and some don't think they need any at all.
To most people, dogs are sweet and cuddly, but for some, they're terrifying. However, there are treatments to get over this phobia and most involve hanging out with a dog.
Humans experience a wide range of emotions, but what about dogs? Do they ever get embarrassed by things their humans force them to do?
If you walk your dog on a retractable dog leash, you need to read this article before you or your four-legged friend wind up hurt.
People often hear if a dog's nose is dry, the dog is sick. If that's true, does a wet nose signal a healthy dog?
Ceramic and plastic bowls, especially, have been shown to breed E. coli, salmonella and even MRSA.
And the smellier the better. But nobody seems to be able to figure out why they do it.
A new study shows that our beloved four-legged friends are moved to action when they see us in emotional distress.
Slipping your dog a little human food once in a while is fine, but be aware that some human foods are toxic to Fido.
Your dog might even 'trance' — and you have no earthly idea what he's doing. We assure you, he's not the only one.
Ancient American dogs were decimated when the Europeans arrived. But these pre-Columbian dogs did leave behind a lasting legacy.
Since there seem to be no scientific studies one way or another on whether dogs know when we're photographing them, we have to rely on anecdotal evidence.
If your pooch has an emergency, chances are he could need a blood transfusion. So where exactly does the blood he gets come from?
Bloodhounds, with their floppy skin and gangly ears, are the quintessential tracking dogs, and there's good reason.
Dogs are more than man's best friend. They've also helped out with the Cuban Missile Crisis, joined the Russian space program and discovered a rare archaeological find. And at least one was promoted to sergeant.
Anxiety-reducing thunder shirts can help calm frightened dogs and other pets.
With so many dog foods on the market, how do we know what's best for our furry friends?
A new study suggests those puppy dog eyes could be trying to tell you something.
Let sleeping dogs lie? Maybe even in the same room, says a new study.
A new study put dogs and wolves head to head in the intelligence department. Guess which species won?
Credit for the ubiquity of the name as shorthand for a generic, random dog goes to one of the most popular U.S. presidents.
The most popular pooch names in the Big Apple reveal more about us humans that we might care to admit.