Tuesday, December 1, 2015


Her name was "Hope" - a scrawny German shepherd picked up this summer as a stray in York County. With protruding ribs and thinning black-and-tan coat, she didn't look like much.
CHICAGO (AP) - Rob Garofalo was devastated. He'd built his medical and research career on helping young AIDS patients. Then he learned...
THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Abu, a 1-to-2-year-old pit-bull-terrier mix at the Pennsylvania SPCA. Abu is sweet and playful. He's...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Teach your dog or cat a few tricks, and your golden years will be better for it.
BRUSSELS (AP) - After a five-day lockdown prompted by the maximum security alert, Brussels officials are attempting to entice back...
There were Cornish Rexes and Maine Coons, Norwegian Forest Cats and Ocicats. And then there was Briar-Mar Good To Be Me - "Manny"...
Q: We have adopted a new dog. He is very friendly and has really great manners, except for one thing: He snatches food. A couple of times his teeth have grazed our fingers. How can we break him of this bad habit?
THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Tessa, a 2-to-4-year-old pit-bull-terrier mix at the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society. Tessa is cuddly and sweet. She is house-trained and crate-trained and knows the commands "sit" and "paw." She likes other dogs and is gentle with children. She would do best in a home without cats.
Q: My dog has been getting acupuncture for arthritis, and it really seems to help. I'm curious how it works.
On Thanksgiving Day each year, more than 20 million people flip on the TV to catch the National Dog Show. That shouldn't be a surprise, given how many adorable dogs this entails - about 1,500. What better way to offset a hefty turkey dinner than with some light puppy love?
THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Mimi, a 3-to-5-year-old Chinese Shar-Pei mix at the Pennsylvania SPCA. Mimi is in great shape and loves to run. It takes her some time to warm up to new people, but once she does she's always by your side. She would do best in a home without small children.
Hoping to find a home for one its longest-tenured canine residents, the Delaware County SPCA is enlisting the help of social media and offering a prize.
In addition to the 2015 National Dog Show in Oaks, Pennsylvania; the PSPCA is also hosting two pet-themed events on Saturday, Nov. 14.
A Great Pyrenees who dragged his canine companion off a Dallas road after she was fatally hit by a car and was seen standing watch in a widely circulated photograph will be reunited with his family, animal rescuers said on Wednesday.
New Jersey health authorities confirmed Tuesday that a skunk removed from a Winslow Township yard on Oct. 29 after making contact with a family dog was rabid.
By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - A Great Pyrenees who dragged his canine companion off a Dallas road after she was fatally hit by a car and was...
THE Daily News Pets of the Week are Gabe and Gavin, a pair of Chihuahua-mix best friends at the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society.
Jon Stewart's been much in the news of late, what with his new HBO production deal and the announcement that Farm Sanctuary's fourth animal-rescue enterprise will be at his and wife Tracey Stewart's 12-acre farm in Middletown, N.J.
Janet Amighi of West Chester strapped on a sequined headband, wriggled into a diaphanous chiffon blouse, set up her props, and cued the music.
By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Animal rights advocates are seeking homes for scores of dogs raised for South Korea's canine meat market...
Bentley, a Great Dane that lives in Throop, Pennsylvania, may be the world's biggest dog, says owner Bob Magliocchi.
Federal wildlife managers have determined that grizzly bear numbers in and around Yellowstone National Park have rebounded sufficiently to propose stripping the animals of U.S. Endangered Species Act protections in the months ahead, a spokesman told Reuters.
Study findings support notion that early life exposure to microbes, allergens may prevent illness, experts say
When you die, who will take care of your pets? Make sure your dog, cat, horse, parrot, or other beloved animal doesn't end up euthanized, joining you in the great Shelter in the Sky.
THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Mavis, a 1-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever at the Pennsylvania SPCA. Mavis is excitable and eager to let you know how happy she is to see you. She would do well in a home with children above toddler age.
On Aug. 27, Uber, the international transportation service, delivered adorable pups to offices throughout Philadelphia.
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