— The Vafa Animal Shelter fights religious taboo and social attitudes to get dogs off Tehran streets and into new homes.
— On the second day of Tihar, Nepal's autumnal religious festival, dogs are honored, celebrated, and even worshipped.
— Strays in Puerto Rico lead a miserable existence, but these volunteers are helping find them homes.
— Millions of animals are euthanized each year in the U.S., so should Americans rescue and adopt dogs they find in other countries? Maybe.
— Dogs make great pets and companions, but does that make them reliable witnesses in murder trials? Two courts in France have tried the idea.
— Humane Society International brought the dogs from the Russian site of the Winter Olympics.
— The dog brought back from the Olympics by the U.S. bobsled and skeleton athlete is quarantined in L.A., diagnosed with parvo and distemper.
— The Olympic skier found a group of puppies that he wants to adopt -- we hope he can do it!
— The Afghani terrorist group claims in a new video that it captured the dog -- which is believed to be British -- in a raid on Dec. 23.
— The world takes to Twitter and Instagram to protest the stray-dog extermination efforts by the Russian city hosting the Winter Olympics.
— After the city hired an exterminator to get rid of stray dogs before the Winter Olympics, a group of about 30 people have saved 100 animals.
— The plight of dogs in places like Ecuador is generally bleak. However, in my experience, it is getting better.
— In the midst of hostilities and lawless conditions, the organization saves abused and neglected dogs.
— Bhutan's canine culture is unusual, so Humane Society International devised an unusual plan.
— Le Cimetière des Chiens near Paris is the final resting place for beloved pets, even Rin Tin Tin.
— We humans expect to feel tired when we cross time zones, but how does your dog react?
— I volunteered at the only shelter on the island of Koh Samui. It was among the most emotionally taxing experiences of my life.
— The dogs of Koh Phangnan live carefree lives, thanks to their loving Western caretakers.