Leptospirosis is spread by rats and other rodents, potentially killing dogs and humans. But we can protect ourselves and our pets.
A small surcharge on dog food could massively improve conservation for Australia's native dingos and wild dogs.
Humans and dogs have lived together for thousands of years, but we may be forgetting how to co-exist peacefully.
Millions of Americans love the fireworks on July 4, but millions of dogs will tremble in fear. A vet explains the causes and solutions to this doggie dilemma.
Having different coloured eyes is quite unusual, but it happens in many species throughout the animal kingdom.
Parents want their children to be kind to animals, but a hug looks very different to a frightened dog.
We know that failing to provide basic care like food and shelter is cruel, but we often overlook how disregarding the mental lives of our pets can also negatively impact their welfare.
If you're having a bad month, your dog probably is too.
American cities are getting more diverse, but neighbors of different races don't necessarily socialize with each other. A sociologist in North Carolina discovered one surprising reason why.
A global research effort is targeting inherited disorders in dogs.
There's a big difference between rehoming and abandonment.
Different councils and different rescue organisations can have different rules about how long they can keep animals.
The institution of pet-keeping is fundamentally unjust as it involves the manipulation of animals’ bodies, behaviours and emotional lives.
Don't believe what you read on the label: 'biodegradable' bags might not break down in landfill.
Pet owners spend a lot more on dogs than cats, and new research suggests it has a lot to do with how differently canines and felines behave.
School ‘well-being dogs’ could help to reduce stress and make children happier.
A new study examines how to best enforce and prevent animal abuse, including through a dedicated anti-cruelty policing unit.
Backyard burial for your beloved animals raises some surprising problems.
Raw meat dog food products are growing in popularity. But a new study warns of the risks of bacterial contamination not only to your pet but also to yourself or others in your house.
Animal cruelty investigators do challenging and unappreciated work for very low pay, and normally without union benefits or protections.