Ever wondered why your cats don’t share your appreciation of Johann Sebastian Bach or aren’t as enthusiastic to rock out to an old Led Zeppelin record? Turns out, it’s not their style. Continue reading
You have spoken, people of America: For an astounding 24th consecutive year, the most popular breed of dog in the United States is the Labrador retriever, according to rankings released by the American Kennel Club today. Nipping at the Lab’s heels, however, are the bulldog—ranked fourth, its highest position ever—and the charging French bulldog, which slid in at #9 and bounced the dachshund from the top 10 in 2014.
A beagle named Miss P won the 139th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday night, the second of its breed to take the title in the past decade. Continue reading
At the Penn Vet Working Dog Center in Philadelphia, service dogs go through a rigorous training course, including search and rescue, obedience and agility drills in order to eventually fill a variety of jobs helping people. Continue reading
Making the decision to put down your pet is never easy, but a Kansas bioscience firm is offering dog and cat owners a little comfort — in the form of an organ donation. Now, tissue taken from a euthanized animal can be used in research focused on advancing the treatment of canine and feline diabetes. The practice also helps to preserve the lives of research animals. Continue reading
Winston Churchill’s old estate has a new resident: an orange and white colored rescue cat named Jock VI. The cat is an unusual legacy of Churchill. The late British leader requested that there always be an orange cat with white … Continue reading
Many presidents’ cherished pets have made their mark in the public eye — and on the White House lawn. They’ve made movies, “written” books and received fan mail from around the country. View a slide show of first pets at the holidays and take our quiz. Continue reading