Zoo: Wild dogs killed boy, 2, who fell in exhibit

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The head of the Pittsburgh Zoo says a medical examiner has concluded that a toddler who fell into an African painted dog exhibit was killed by the animals, not by the fall. […]


Wild dogs kill 2-year-old at zoo (video)

A mother’s attempt to give her two-year-old son a better view of wild African dogs turned into a tragedy at the Pittsburgh Zoo after the boy fell into the exhibit and was killed by a […]


Dogs alert sleeping man to fire, but 1 dog dies

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Four dogs woke a sleeping man who escaped with his life as flames roared through a Northern California fourplex. The man ran downstairs with three dogs on his heels, but […]


MUST SEE VIDEO: Salmon swimming upstream on road

Salmon are seen swimming upstream on a road near Seattle, Washington. Then, a dog comes along …


French dog poisoned and buried alive survives

PARIS (AP) – A Jack Russell terrier has survived after being poisoned and buried alive – and he can thank the man who saw the ground wiggle. Ethan came back to life on his third […]


Tension over role of service dogs for vets (video)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Stories like Jim Stanek’s are common and quickly multiplying: An Iraqi war veteran with posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury, he says his life was saved by a dog that […]


Dog in car's grill survives ride from Mass. to RI

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) – Animal welfare authorities say a dog survived an 11-mile ride from Massachusetts to Rhode Island – at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour – after it was hit by […]


Mother, son charged with abandoning 30 dogs

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – Prosecutors say a mother and her adult son abandoned 30 dogs in a Southern California park. The Orange County Register says 59-year-old Floreliza Aguillo Escano has been charged with animal […]


Man charged for abandoning dog on mountain

(AP) – A man is being prosecuted for abandoning his dog on one of Colorado’s tallest mountains. The Clear Creek Sheriff’s Office announced Friday that an animal cruelty charge has been filed against Anthony Joseph […]


Dog treadmill sales brisk

(AP) – Like any true celebrity, Uggie, the Jack Russell terrier from “The Artist” and “Water for Elephants,” puts in his time on the treadmill. At 10, Uggie doesn’t do a heavy workout, just a […]


Caged pit bull dies in heat wave

(AP) – A caged pit bull with no water and no shade has been found dead in a Southern California backyard during a triple-digit heat wave. A second dog was near death when it was […]


Throw DogTV a bone?

Filmmakers are calling DogTV a new breed of television – an eight-hour block of on-demand cable TV programming designed to keep your dog relaxed, stimulated and entertained while you are at work. To get the […]