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  • Dog killed with an arrow
    Reward offered for Christmas day dog killing
    On Christmas Day, the Tunica, Mississippi, Humane Society offered up a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for killing a dog with an arrow.Despite the graphic and disturbing nature of the...
  • Tunica shelter offers $1,000 reward for thug who used dog as target practice
    Tunica shelter offers $1,000 reward for thug who used dog as target practice
    The Tunica Humane Society in DeSoto County, Mississippi, is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the culprit who used an innocent dog for target practice with a bow and arrow.The egregious act of animal...
  • Chicago Christmas Tree
    PROTECTING YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE AND YOUR DOG
    Christmas trees and puppy dogs do not mix. As the Chicago Dog Coach, many people call me and ask for advice on how to enjoy their holiday decorations and live in peace with their dog. Many items that are on a Christmas tree can hurt a dog. The...
  • Tucker and best friend Cocoa surrendered as elderly owner enters nursing home
    Tucker and best friend Cocoa surrendered as elderly owner enters nursing home
    A beagle mix named Tucker and his best friend, Cocoa were surrendered to the Stark County Dog Warden on Tuesday because their elderly owner had been sent to a nursing home. The family tried their best to find the dogs a safe place to live; sadly...
  • Sasha
    Sasha's Christmas miracle
    In mid-December, a troubling question was posed to readers of the National Dog News column about a dog named "Sasha." The question...do senior pit bulls get Christmas miracles, or do they get killed?The upsetting inquiry was directed, in...
  • Merry Christmas Bela: German shepherd on his way to Best Friends
    Merry Christmas Bela: German shepherd on his way to Best Friends
    On Christmas morning, Bela, the German shepherd, whose deceased owner had written into her last will and testament that her beloved dog should be euthanized upon her death, left very much alive, from the Partners for Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)...
  • Freedom for Sandra
    Freedom for Sandra
    Although a New York State appellate court recently ruled that a 40-year old chimp named Tommy was not entitled to the same legal rights as a person, a court in Argentina has ruled that Sandra an orangutan that has lived 20 years at the Buenos...
  • Dogs at Christmas
    The special dog, the Christmas dog
    The Christmas dog is everywhere in a kennel, in your bed, at your feet or playing in the yard. It lives in every country of the world and understands every language. They are a member of the family and enjoy the holiday as much as any human.The...
  • Biscuit has been rejected 5,000 times in two years
    Lonely dog rejected 5,000 times in 2 years: When will Biscuit finally be home?
    A beautiful dog named Biscuit has been rejected by 5,000 potential adopters in two years - but will he finally find a home this holiday season?According to The Independent, Biscuit has been waiting to find a family at the Battersea Dogs and Cats...
  • Authorities in Kentucky find dog curled up to dead puppy in vacant apartment
    Authorities in Kentucky find dog curled up to dead puppy in vacant apartment
    A Jeffersonville woman faces animal abuse charges for allegedly abandoning two dogs in an apartment in October reports the newsandtribune.com.Ashley Copson, 29, Charlestown Avenue, has been charged with two counts of animal cruelty for torturing...
  • Miracle mom reunited with her abandoned pups
    Miracle mom: Abandoned pups reunited with Labrador mother
    Seven tiny puppies who were dumped in a cardboard box have been reunited with their mother, who was also abandoned that December night.The Idaho State Journal reported yesterday that the amazing rescue occurred earlier this month. The animals were...
  • Savannah puppy shot with crossbow by hunter is home for Christmas
    Savannah puppy shot with crossbow by hunter is home for Christmas
    Django, a six-month-old black Labrador retriever, shot with a crossbow and seriously injured ten days ago, continues to improve and is spending Christmas with his family reports myfoxal.com. The Mew family's other two-year-old Lab, Bella did...
  • Vizsla lost in Washington ends up in Pennsylvania: Help bring Penny home
    Vizsla lost in Washington ends up in Pennsylvania: Help bring Penny home
    When Kendra Brown's vizsla named Penny disappeared from her home in Royal City, Washington last Friday, the Adams County Pet Rescue posted the dog's photo on Facebook, reported khq.com, hoping someone would recognize her and help the dog...
  • Dachshunds opening their presents on Christmas morning
    See best videos of Dachshunds opening up Christmas presents
    It's Christmas morning, and the wiener dogs were nestled in their beds with visions of doggie bones dancing in their heads. They may have woken you up a few times over the night when Santa was taking his present-giving flight.Dachshunds are...
  • Arizona burglar caught on 'puppy cam' feeding treats to homeowner's dogs
    Arizona burglar caught on 'puppy cam' feeding treats to homeowner's dogs
    A Tempe, Arizona burglar made friends with the dogs in a home last week he was robbing by feeding them treats. Obviously a dog lover, the burglar could even be seen letting the dogs lick his face. The action was caught on the owner's "...