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Watch This Dog Owner Slip on Ice After Laughing at His Pup Who Slipped on Ice

By our judgement, this guy is a good and decent dog owner. Look: He's taking his dog out for a stroll on a bitter, snow-socked day. Not just a trip to the sidewalk so his friend can attend to business, but a visit to an actual park --...Show More Summary

PetSmart Plays Cupid This Weekend to Find Forever Homes for Thousands of Dogs and Cats

Anyone who has ever had a dog knows all about unconditional love. A forever love in a forever home, it is so pure, so enriching for pets and humans alike that it needs more than one day to celebrate it. Saturday is Valentine's Day, but...Show More Summary

In Japan, Devoted Owners Nurture Their Robot Dogs Against the Odds

Think of this as one more chapter in the inevitable robot apocalypse. It's a very different chapter than the one we told yesterday, when we showed a video of engineers kicking around a robot dog. This one is also about robot dogs, but without the violence. Show More Summary

Man Sues Neighbor Over Barking Dog -- and Wins $500,000

Cawper barks. This dog who lives in north Seattle woofs and yaps, sometimes for a good amount of time. He's a dog. Barking happens. But does he engage in "raucously, wildly bellowing, howling, and explosive barking," as his neighborShow More Summary

Who Will Win Westminster? Here Are Our Predictions for the First Day of the Dog Show

We know it's crazy to try predicting winners of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. With an entry of 2,684 dogs entered in 192 breeds and varieties -- well, good luck. But that never stopped dog show followers from trying. So here are our Westminster predictions for Monday, Feb. Show More Summary

No, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi is NOT Becoming Extinct

Despite what the Internet memes are telling you, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi is not about to join the Passenger Pigeon and the Stegosaurus as a species lost to history. There was a burst of panic this week when Britain's Kennel Club put...Show More Summary

When You Kick a Robot Dog, the Whole Internet Goes "Awww..."

Have you ever wondered why the robots in science fiction movies inevitably rise up and slaughter humanity? All too often, it seems to boil down to "Robots are bad," and so the Robot Apocalypse is inevitable just as soon as the robots get smart enough. Show More Summary

J.J. Fuds Expands Recall of Its Frozen Raw Dog Food

J.J. Fuds has expanded a recall of its frozen raw pet food due to both listeria and salmonella fears. In late January, the Valparaiso, Indiana, company recalled its J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks due to the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. Show More Summary

Carmen the Boxer Tried to Save Her Master's Life From a Fire. Now She's Fighting for Hers

A Boxer tried in vain to save her owner's life from a fire this weekend, and she is now recovering from smoke inhalation. Over the weekend, the 9-year-old dog, Carmen, was described as "fighting for her life" at a veterinary clinic after she suffered severe lung damage in a fire that broke out in the basement of her home in Goshen, Ohio. Show More Summary

Just in Time for Valentine's Day: The Doggy Love Index

Which states love dog most? Do people prefer "doggy dates" to romance on Valentine's Day? Are dog parents more attractive romantic partners? What are the top five most popular ways to have a dog-loving Valentine's Day? All good questions! Here...Show More Summary

Dogster Community Update: Fabulous Changes Coming in Spring 2015

Hey, Dogsters, A little over a year ago, we announced that the Community areas of Dogster would be closing. Six months later, i-5 Publishing stepped in to purchase the Community, along with Dogster’s digital magazine. Since i-5 Publishing...Show More Summary

Vid We Love: Raised by Collies, This Lamb Is Doing Her Best to Be a Good Dog

Here at Dogster, we write about a huge variety of dog breeds. However, from the Affenpinscher to the Yorkshire Terrier (apparently there aren't any breeds that start with Z), they all have one thing in common: Regardless of their size or shape, they're all actually dogs. That's the one part that Pet, in the videos below, doesn't quite have down. Show More Summary

Vid We Love: Watch How Dogs "See" With Their Noses

At Dogster, we love writing stories about dog's noses, like this one by Caroline Coile, which has this marvelous line: "The dog’s ability to detect acetic acid, a component of human skin secretions, is 100,000,000 times that of humans...Show More Summary

Dog Left at Train Station With Suitcase Finds His Forever Home

Last month, we told you about the Shar-Pei mix who was found abandoned at a Scotland train station, tied to a railing. He had a suitcase. In that suitcase was all his stuff: a pillow, a toy, a bowl, and food. It was heartbreaking. It was cruel. Show More Summary

Victim of Pit Bull Attack Sues Cesar Millan

Cesar Millan, the so-called "Dog Whisperer" is facing a lawsuit by a woman who thinks his whispering isn't quite all it's cracked up to be. Alison Bitney, a critical care nurse in Florida, claims Millan's Dog Psychology Center released Gus, a Pit Bull with a history of violence, before his training was complete. Show More Summary

Big Bark Jerky Treats Recalled Over Salmonella Fears

Grill-Phoria LLC of Loveland, Colorado, is recalling 200 bags of Big Bark All Natural Beef Jerky Treats for Dogs because they have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. The 3.5 oz stand-up bags were distributed and manufactured between September 20, 2014, and January 2, 2015. Show More Summary

This Puppycam Shows the Early Training of Service Dogs for Disabled Veterans

Puppy videos are one of the Internet's redeeming graces. Sometimes the whole Web feels like it's just there to put all of humanity's worst qualities on display and magnify them. Fortunately, when the naked abusiveness, misogyny, andShow More Summary

Runaway Dog Shuts Down Rush-Hour Traffic on Utah Parkway

Move over, OJ. There's a new champion in the category of slowest highway police chase. Motorists along the Legacy Parkway in Davis County, Utah, got quite a surprise on Monday as traffic came to a screeching halt on both sides during...Show More Summary

What Would Happen If Every Dog Owner in NYC Stopped Scooping Poop?

Have you ever stopped to wonder exactly what would happen if all the dog owners in New York City stopped cleaning up behind their pooches? If so, you've probably done it as just a momentary speculation, or as a rhetorical exaggeration because you're pissed at someone down the street who just will. Show More Summary

Cat Cafes Exist, So Why Not Open a Dog Cafe, One That Features Adoptable Pups?

What dog lover hasn't dreamed of visiting a local coffee shop where pups roam free and where playing with an adorable furry friend is included in the cost of a cappuccino? Taking inspiration from the various cat cafes cropping up across...Show More Summary

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