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Rescue Groups Save a Soldier's Dog

Veteran's Day was a very good day for newly married soldier Henry Alvarado and his beloved German Shepherd, Dukey. Thanks to the intervention of Rescue From the Hart and The Animal Protectorates, the two of them will be together for a while longer, hopefully for years to come. Just a few days ago, the story could have been very different. Show More Summary

"Godfather" of Dog-Fighting Ring Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

In August of 2013, we told you about a shockingly large and ruthless dog-fighting ring, one of the worst we've ever seen. At the time -- and after three years of investigations -- 15 people were arrested in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia,...Show More Summary

Is a Year and $35,000 Too Much to Spend When a Dog Goes Missing?

How much would you spend to find your lost dog? It's a traumatic experience for anyone when their dog runs away or is stolen, and most will spend days or weeks putting up flyers, sending out notices on social networks, and searching local dog shelters. Show More Summary

Shop Pet Supplies Plus on Veterans Day to Help Retired Military Dogs

On Veterans Day, when our nation remembers those who've served in the military, we make a point to remember our military dogs. We've had a string of good stories lately, mostly surrounding the publication of Top Dog: The Story of Marine...Show More Summary

Iranian Conservatives Want to Punish Dog Owners With 74 Lashes

Having a dog for a pet is already rare in Iran, but it may soon become illegal if certain Iranian politicians have their way. A law submitted in draft form and signed by 32 members of parliament states, in part: "Anyone who takes a pet...Show More Summary

After Nearly 8 Years, a Microchip Reunites a Denver Man and His Dog

We've said it before, and will probably continue to say it well past the time that you're tired of hearing it: Microchip your dog. We know that there's only so many times we can repeat ourselves before people just roll their eyes and...Show More Summary

American Eagle Outfitters Is Now Selling Its April Fool's Day Dog Clothes

A week before last April's Fools Day, American Eagle Outfitters unveiled a line of clothes for dogs, and because the company was blatantly ignoring the centuries-old rules of April's Fools Day, a lot of people didn't realize it was a prank. Show More Summary

3 Dogs Graduate From Penn Vet Working Dog Center's First Class

As anyone who regularly reads Dogster knows, we think of dogs as much more than the subjects of cute and entertaining videos to pass around the Internet while you should be working. Dogs are our companions and, in their own way, make valuable contributions to society. Show More Summary

Update: Police Find the Woman Who Dumped Her Dog in a Trash Can

Last week, we told you about the woman who adopted a dog just a few months ago, starved her, and then dumped the dog in a trash can and moved. The dog was just skin and bones, weighing 17 pounds instead of the 30 she should've weighed. Show More Summary

Boots the Golden Retriever Acts as a Nanny to Kittens

As I've said before, the old saying "fight like cats and dogs" is not only a cliché, but highly overblown. It's a great device for cartoonists and certain cheaply made comedies, but in real life, cats and dogs are as likely to get along with each other as they are with other members of their respective species. Show More Summary

Heroic Wall Street Journal Columnist Eats Dog Food for a Week

Have you ever looked at the ingredient list on a can of your dog's food and thought, "Wow, look at all this great stuff! And it's all so cheap. I'm going to eat dog food from now on." No? Meet Anne Kadet, Wall Street Journal financial...Show More Summary

AllPaws: It's Like Tinder But for Dog Adoption

Considering how successful the dating app Tinder has been in helping people find partners to hook up with, it seems like it was only a matter of time before someone came up with the doggy equivalent. Well, that time is here. Pet adoption...Show More Summary

A Military Dog Rappels Into AT&T Stadium to Kick Off an NFL Game

On Sunday, the Dallas Cowboys-Arizona Cardinals football game got a little surreal with a dog descending from the heavens before the opening kickoff. OK, he was a military dog strapped to his handler, a Navy Seal, and they rappelled from the AT&T Stadium scoreboard, in Arlington, Texas, but still -- a rappelling dog. Show More Summary

5 of Our Favorite 2014 Dog Halloween Costumes

It used to be that the main post-Halloween ritual was taking care of a massive stomach ache after cramming as many candy corns, miniature Baby Ruths, and Halloween-colored M&Ms down your gullet as you could before your parents interfered. Show More Summary

Jason Biggs Uses Twitter to Find His Lost Dog

In the old days, if a celebrity lost his dog, he might call the mayor or the chief of police -- or even the president of the United States if he was George Lucas and Star Wars had just hit theaters. OK, maybe not. But the point is: Twitter. Show More Summary

Welcome Home, Bentley! Nina Pham's Dog Is Officially Clear of Ebola

Our congratulations to Bentley. The young Cavalier King Charles Spaniel will soon be going home after 21 days in quarantine and passing three tests for Ebola. Bentley's owner, Dallas nurse Nina Pham, was released from her own quarantine at the National Institutes for Health in Maryland last week after being cured of the deadly disease. Show More Summary

Starving Puppy Found in a Garbage Can After Her Owner Moves Away

When sanitation worker Nathan Binnie was on his route in New Stanton, Pennsylvania, he noticed something unimaginable in front of a residence on Pine Lane. A puppy, stuffed in a garbage can, her head sticking out of a bag. "It sort of scared me actually," he told Show More Summary

Dog Leads Police to His Owner, a Suspected Meth Dealer, Hiding in a Ravine

It's well-known that a dog's love knows no bounds. Even if you're a suspected meth dealer hiding in a ravine as the cops storm your house, a dog's love is going to find you. Such was the love felt by Edward Henderson's dog, Bo -- and...Show More Summary

Comfort Dogs Help Students After Marysville School Shooting

The residents of Marysville, Washington -- especially the students of the local high school -- need a lot of comfort right now. Last Friday, 15-year-old Jaylen Fryberg texted his friends and cousins asking them to meet him for lunch in the school cafeteria. Show More Summary

Cute Overdose: A Puppy Named for Drug Lord Tuco in "Breaking Bad" Poses in a Police Vest

Meet K-9 Batman, aka Tuco, aka Tuco Salamanca, the Mexican drug kingpin in the AMC series Breaking Bad, which is in no way reflective of the demeanor or moral standing or mental state of the handsome canine because aw he's a puppy. Share...Show More Summary

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