In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, four-legged waveriders take part in a unique surf competition. Special correspondent Laura Klivans of KQED reports, with video by Serginho Roosblad.
It was 100 years ago today that the United States officially entered World War I, when Congress voted to declare war on Germany on April 6, 1917.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
The Postal Service released figures Thursday as part of National Dog Bite Prevention Week, which begins Sunday.
By Nsikan Akpan
Human perceptions may harm a dog's outcome if it is mislabeled as a pit bull at an animal shelter, according to a new study from Arizona State University.
By PBS NewsHour
As conservationists struggle to save endangered species, a litter of adorable puppies -- and the secret behind their birth -- might provide a helpful breeding tool. The puppies, born in July, are the first successful examples of in vitro fertilization…
By Kamaria Roberts
More than 38 million people are projected to travel this holiday season, and they could soon find themselves with a new adorable way to de-stress.
By Laura T. Coffey
In the process of writing the new book “My Old Dog: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts,” author Laura T. Coffey learned something she didn’t understand when she first got her puppy Manny: When it comes to adopting a dog,…
The urban, 80,000-acre Golden Gate National Recreation Area is unlike all other national parks: For 14 years, it's been the site of a war over dogs, and whether they can run leash-free in certain areas. Special correspondent Spencer Michels reports.
By Spencer Michels
Why would we spend much time worrying about whether dogs are allowed to run off-leash in a national park on the far western coast of the U.S.? The story is a lesson in how government works, or doesn’t, depending on…
By Alison Moore
The last known living search and rescue dog deployed to Ground Zero on September 11, 2001 was given the Sweet 16 of a lifetime this week. Bretagne the golden retreiver of Texas Task Force 1, along with her owner Denise…
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