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 Justin Scuiletti
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.
By Zachary Treu
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…
By Joshua Barajas
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.
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.
By Caitlin Cress, The Hale Center for Journalism at KCPT
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…
By Lorna Baldwin
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…
By Thaisi Da Silva
Scientists say dogs don’t really feel shame. The “guilty” look is really an attempt to change your response to them.
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