Researchers at the University of Copenhagen say that the prevalence of overweight dogs is more than twice as large among overweight owners than those who have a normal or slim weight.
The dog days of summer may be gone, but that didn't stop these canine competitors. The Surf Dog Surf-a-thon has been raising money for orphaned pets for 14 years.
The Helen Woodward Animal Center held its 14th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon on Sunday (September 8) in Rancho Santa Fe, California.
A mysterious illness in Norway is killing dogs. It has a quick onset and nobody can confirm whether it is contagious or not.
As rumours of snap elections mount in the United Kingdom, No. 10 Downing Street has welcomed a new resident on Monday - but it's not a politician.
A Bangkok street sweeper, Thitirat Keowa-ram, has created a phenomenon after a picture of her carrying her dog on her back while sweeping the streets
It's #InternationalDogDay! We look at who's celebrating their four-legged friends, and see how people are using this to pressure the Scottish government into passing Lucy's Law to protect dogs in the future.
A Cape Town police dog has received a special medal on Wednesday for his exemplary service to the force.
Nineteen mutts went jowl-to-jowl for the right to be crowned the World's Ugliest Dog in the California town of Petaluma on Friday.
Danish climatoligist Steffen M. Olsen captured this photo of his dog sled apparently travelling on water last week, as temperatures rose 40 degrees Fahrenheit above average.
John McCain's dog Burma had been a fixture by the Arizona senator's side during his battle with brain cancer and stayed in his bed for days after he died.
A dogged competitor!
300 kilometres across the Alps, four days under heavy rain, wind and snow. The Vercors Quest is one the hardest sled dog races of the season. Race with Jérome and his dogs in this 360° video.
Stories about animals abandoned during natural disasters drew widespread attention in the last few years as hurricanes slammed the U.S.
German officials are being criticised for seizing a pet pug as a form of debt collection, before selling it on Ebay
Dozens of competitors are waiting for the start of one of the longest dog sled races in the world in Russia's far east.
Watch: Charity shares heartbreaking video of dog being abandoned at Christmas
Italian authorities have raided a suspected international dog trafficking ring, moving the puppies from eastern Europe into Italy
Benny, a Labrador retriever, was once living in a kill shelter, waiting to be put down.
But when Cheryl Del Sangro saw a picture of the puppy, she knew she had to take him home.
Owner of the establishment, Ruby Montanari-Knez, said that the race is "a way of raising awareness about how important pets are in our lives".
Dogs are to be trained to detect bowel cancer as part of a British medical trial, researchers have announced.
WATCH: Each puppy takes 5 hours to create with the restaurant only able to prepare 100 desserts per day.
Watch: The event saw canines enjoy free 'pupuccinos' and a bag of 'PUPcorn'.
The “Hot Dog” campaign calls on dog owners to measure the temperature of the ground with the back of their hand for five seconds to determine whether it will hurt their pet’s paws.
Studies have shown that increasing positive emotions has a powerful effect on our general wellbeing.
This is why we’d like to introduce you to our roundup of some of the brightest stories from this week.
Spain's puppy "paramedic" doesn't actually know how to perform CPR, a police spokesman told Euronews. It's all a stunt to get schoolkids excited when they visit the station.