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A Samoyed dog. (AP Photo)

Owner: Dog may have been poisoned at Westminster

NEW YORK (AP) — A dog owner says she thinks there’s a chance her prized pet was deliberately poisoned while competing at the Westminter Kennel Club show, causing it to die several days later.

02/28/2013

Jack Russell terrier being scanned for a microchip, image from Blue Cross Lewknor Rehoming Centre. (AP Photo)

All dogs in England to get microchips by 2016

LONDON (AP) — Dog owners who refuse to fit Fido with a microchip may someday find themselves fetching a hefty fine, the British government said Wednesday.

02/06/2013

Jacob, Labrador Retriever

Kennel Club: Americans are still crazy for Labs

NEW YORK (AP) — The American Kennel Club says the Labrador Retriever is the nation’s most popular dog for the 22nd straight year — for attributes that range from family-friendly pet to search-and-rescue nose.

01/30/2013

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Puppy learns to go down stairs

Last week it was only a video on YouTube featuring a yellow lab puppy trying to get down a flight of stairs. Now with over 2.4 million views, the video of Daisy The Puppy has become a mainstay with her adult mother giving her encouragement.

01/23/2013

Couple swept to sea in effort to save son, dog

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) – A couple died and their 16-year-old son went missing after being swept into sea in Northern California while trying to save their dog, authorities said Sunday. The family was at Big […]

11/26/2012

How smart are dogs? | VIDEO

Meet an extraordinary Border collie and other dogs that are changing our view of canine intelligence. New discoveries are revealing that “man’s best friend” is smarter than we ever thought, with a brain that resembles […]

11/18/2012

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. […]

11/05/2012

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 […]

11/05/2012

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 […]

11/02/2012

MUST SEE VIDEO: Salmon swimming upstream on road

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

11/01/2012

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