— A new book shows the heroic iconography the Soviets used to celebrate the dogs they sent into space, but there is a lot more to the story.
— We need to rethink how we kennel reactive shelter dogs such as Clara, who shouldn't have been at the public PetSmart adoption event at all.
— My wife and I opened Peaceful Pets Aquamation because cremation is bad for the environment -- and it's an idea that's stuck in the past.
— A video showing Hague abusing a friend's dog provoked such outrage that the company eventually had to sever its ties with him.
— A well-known vet worries that revealing expensive treatment options might move society in the wrong direction -- I think that's absurd.
— We like big mutts and we cannot lie! It's National Mutt Day, and what better way to celebrate than with our favorite mix-up pups?
— Having opinions and thoughtful discussion is great, but endless debates over proper dog care can suck the joy out of being a dog owner.
— As a friend's dog passed on, I reflected on my own dogs -- here's what I want to tell them.
— An Oklahoma woman sells homemade treats as an alternative to ones from China, but will this really solve the complex problem of dogs getting sick?
— The ad by South Africa's Feed a Child charity means well but ultimately draws on the country's legacy of white supremacy.
— Rebecca Watson asks why, in a hoax involving a disfigured girl kicked out of a KFC, no one questioned the premise that she'd been mauled.
— Geist the Weimaraner was in his back yard, shot dead by an officer searching for a missing boy.
— We know that many people don't like some of what we do, but we choose our tactics with animals' best interests in mind.
— Bleach in the drinking water is just the start.
— We were No. 2 last year, and now we're nowhere to be seen. What the heck, NerdWallet?
— Sometimes black dogs linger in shelters forever; but sometimes, black coats can be a selling point.
— Millions of animals are euthanized each year in the U.S., so should Americans rescue and adopt dogs they find in other countries? Maybe.
— The Telegraph's Radhika Sanghani calls for other "rational" people to join her in telling those who've lost pets to just grow up already.
— At a recent public meeting, Con Edison reps seemed unmoved by the stray voltage issue.
— A controversy in L.A. shows that some groups' requirements are too rigid, which could push people to buy from breeders and pet stores.
— Here are five golden rules to follow when your kids are around us. We can all be friends, can't we?
— I believe so, but only where real dogs aren't appropriate; they're machines, not sentient beings.
— People across the political spectrum call for the officer's firing, but that won't fix the real problem.
— A woman keeps a puppy alive who could die within the hour, and people are outraged. Why?
— Not all Russians are to blame for this mess; some have gone to great lengths to rescue dogs.
— A survey shows my Border Collie/Australian Shepherd mix might be the canine equivalent of a brain surgeon, but it doesn't feel much like it.
— A story about three Pit Bulls stolen from an Arkansas shelter got me thinking: How can we prevent this?
— The plight of dogs in places like Ecuador is generally bleak. However, in my experience, it is getting better.
— Dogs are powerful symbols -- and the companies could easily give something back to dogs.
— No, I am NOT recommending you feed your dog chocolate. But I think it's important to note that certain types and amounts of chocolate are much more dangerous than others.
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