— Among those native to Ireland are the Irish Setter, a pal to three U.S. presidents, and the Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier, the leprechaun of dogdom.
— Along with explosives and narcotics, scent-discrimination training now extends to bedbugs, truffles, and even pirated movies.
— Find out why this red-headed Hungarian is becoming one of America's favorite breeds.
— He's been the rarest breed in the world a few times in his past, but this legendary sled dog is making a comeback.
— Let's meet the selfless volunteers who take these infant guide-dog pups into their homes, train them, love them, and then let them go.
— ATF has deployed to Arizona canines trained to discover explosives. Learn more about these impressive pups!
— He has a history as a status symbol, but the real Borzoi is more of a good ol' boy.
— The Belgian Malinois shows his friendly side to fans, showing that police dogs don't always have to be scary.
— When the going gets tough, get a Malamute! This breed is known for heavy hauling.
— You probably saw him in "For the Love of Winn Dixie" -- but did you know he was a purebred impersonating a mutt?
— This dapper dog is ready to spring into action -- and burrow into your heart!
— We talk to Carey Edwards of Australian Working Dog Rescue, which places high-energy working breeds in the places they love best.
— Siblings Kathy and Ali spent their lives aiding hikers, but after budget cuts they were cruelly left to fend for themselves.
— Buddy clung to the side of the vehicle until a passing motorist flagged down the drivers.
— The chain will donate a portion of Natural Balance sales to Save-A-Vet, which rescues the dogs after they serve.
— "Top Dog" tells the story of Lucca, a German Shepherd mix who lost a leg while serving as a military dog.
— Excellent police and military dogs, a Malinois even served on the Navy Seal team that raided bid Laden's compound.
— Our congratulations go out to the diabetes alert, narcotics detection, and urban search and rescue pros.
— Lucca led more than 400 missions during three deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, and no one she served with ever got hurt.
— Like many human celebrities, this breed needs only a single name; the Brittany Spaniel officially became the Brittany in 1982.
— For National POW/MIA Recognition Day we revisit recent posts on military service dogs as well as dogs belonging to men and women in uniform.
— This big fella who's sometimes mistaken for a Saint Bernard is a lover, not a fighter.
— The only dog with Dingo in his pedigree, this breed is an ace at herding cattle on rugged land.
— Dogs have been part of law enforcement for centuries, but specialized training of dogs began only at the start of the 20th century.
— There's a reason people love Lassie: Collies are brave, loyal, and beautiful -- they also like to bark.
— How can this most English of breeds is endangered in its homeland?
— The Alaska sled race included Poodles for several years thanks to John Suter, a man with a dream.
— Move over, Lassie, there's another Collie in town!
— Happy Memorial Day, Dogsters! Let's help this soldier dog win a Hero Dog Award.
— An FBI tactical dog dies on his third week on the job. Shouldn't we be doing more to prevent this?
Our Most-Commented Stories