Latest Dogs News

Pets are being given up as owners struggle to pay bills

Jul. 03, 2022 03:12 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Two German Shepherds were found all alone at Lori Wilson Dog Park in Cocoa Beach last month. They had been abandoned, and, apart from being a little dehydrated, were otherwise fine and good natured, but extremely stressed because their humans had deserted them. ...

Trooper crawls into drainage pipe to rescue missing dog

Jul. 02, 2022 08:42 AM EDT

CONKLIN, N.Y. (AP) — A missing golden retriever named Lilah, discovered deep inside a culvert pipe in upstate New York, could not be lured out by her owner with peanut butter dog treats or cheese. In the end, State Trooper Jimmy Rasaphone decided to crawl about 15 feet (5 meters)...

Virginia girl heading to ‘Olympics for dog sports’

Jun. 25, 2022 09:03 AM EDT

PARTLOW, Va. (AP) — Chloe Bales is a low-key kid with a high-energy border collie named Nova, and the pair will compete in an international contest that’s “kind of like the Olympics for dog sports.” That’s how Chloe’s mother, Stephanie Bales, describes the event— and...

Vermont woman, dog attacked by coyote in Panton

Jun. 24, 2022 09:48 AM EDT

PANTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman is recovering after she said she was attacked by a coyote. The woman said she was walking with her young dog through a pasture behind her home in Panton last weekend when she saw what she thought was a dog running across the field. She then...

Popular Fenway fixture Drago the German shepherd dies at 10

Jun. 24, 2022 02:37 AM EDT

No dog ever had a better yard to play in than Drago. Because as countless Boston Red Sox players and fans saw over the last decade, Drago's playground was Fenway Park. Sniffing along the Green Monster, exploring the dugouts or simply resting on the pitcher's mound...

Editorial Roundup: Tennessee

Jun. 23, 2022 18:39 PM EDT

Kingsport Times News. June 22, 2022. Editorial: Keep people and pets safe during excessive heat We were surprised when Alexa, our virtual assistant, gave us a notification that it was dangerously hot outside. We’d never heard that warning from Alexa, but we hadn’t...

Sound off! Trumpet is 1st bloodhound to win Westminster show

Jun. 23, 2022 08:10 AM EDT

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Now this hound has something to toot his horn about. A bloodhound named Trumpet won the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Wednesday night, marking the first time the breed has ever snared U.S. dogdom’s most coveted best in show prize. ...

Trumpet the bloodhound wins best in show at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Jun. 22, 2022 23:12 PM EDT
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Trumpet the bloodhound wins best in show at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

Owner flees after pit bulls maul woman in South Dakota

Jun. 21, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A woman required stitches after she was mauled by four pit bulls in a southeastern South Dakota town and police believe the dogs’ owner fled with the animals to escape punishment. Authorities say the 55-year-old victim suffered 17 bite wounds when the...

Dog show 101: What's what at the Westminster Kennel Club

Jun. 20, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Thousands of dogs started competing Monday toward the best in show prize at the illustrious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. To the casual viewer, the annual exhibition of dressed-up handlers leading well-mannered dogs around a ring might seem like a somewhat stilted walk...