Dogs don't follow the rules on larger animals living longer. A 70kg Great Dane is lucky to reach seven years, but a 4kg Chihuahua can live for 10 years or more.
Most Americans identify as animal lovers and support either full or partial legal rights for animals.
It's a breed of dog which deserves a better place in society.
Pets give us a lot of joy ... and sometimes a few diseases.
Wild leopards that live in an Indian city park like to dine on stray dogs, which new research says may help reduce the number of potentially deadly dog bites on people.
New research explains that dogs may have evolved to eat faeces as a way to prevent the spread of disease.
More cats and dogs are being stolen than ever before – here's what you need to know.
The good news is there's a vaccine to prevent feline parvovirus.
Pets have become a major part of our lives, with many millennials opting for a dog or cat instead of children. What should employers do to accommodate pet owners?
A new study raises concerns about raw meat based dog food, but not for the reasons you think.
It might be cold and dark, but that's good news for your pooch and for you if you want to improve your fitness and exercise more.
It's the season to be jolly – but don't share that jollity with your pets. Alcohol, whether in a wine glass, egg-nog or a boozy pudding, is seriously bad for our animal friends.
More than half of dogs and cats around the globe are overweight. Are well-intentioned owners to blame?
Advent calendars, chocolate Santa decorations ... there are lots of tempting treats that could make your pooch very ill this Christmas.
Chocolate poisoning in dogs remains a problem, particularly at Christmas.
Australian cities generally don't allow pet dogs on public transport. Instead, owners need their own vehicle to travel with their dogs, and it's a surprisingly important factor in our car dependency.
Either medals or destruction appears to await canine companions from the battlefield.
A parasite found in coyotes, wolves and foxes is now spreading to dogs and their owners as its range expands across Canada.
Elephants have the highest count of olfactory receptor genes of any species tested to date. This suggests that they may be the best smellers in the animal kingdom.
It can be easy to tell how dogs are feeling but new evidence suggests they're also trying to communicate.