— When it comes to hugs, comfort, and overall goofy happiness, I pick big dogs. Here's why.
— As an animal advocate, I believe the content of the video, and the video itself, are potentially dangerous, not adorable. What do you think?
— The mockumentary "Sniffers" advertises an STI home-testing kit. That could be a good thing, but the ad uses stigma to sell the product.
— The radio host calls Pit Bulls "a waste of space," and a petition and Twitter campaign are launched.
— Officers must police themselves and act with discretion rather than killing dogs recklessly.
— New, wealthy Brooklyn residents want a park cleared so their dogs can run off-leash.
— Basing policy and actions on fear over Ebola means that more people -- and dogs -- will die.
— A fun way to share dog photos sparks Internet warfare when rule changes are proposed.
— It's National Walk 'N Roll Dog Day, so here's to dogs who don't let their limited limbs get them down!
— Australian researchers say some dogs are optimists while some are pessimists. But does their methodology justify the conclusion?
— 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.
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