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.
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".
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.
The first Sausage Dog museum in the world has opened in Germany
Looking forlorn but hopeful, this dog sat guard for months outside a Sao Paulo hospital wondering if his owner might return.
Hundreds of dogs and their owners take part in a fun run in Manila.