Mar 10, 2013 19:35 EDT
A Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen called Jilly on Sunday won the Best in Show award at Britain's Crufts festival, the world's largest annual dog show.
Mar 09, 2013 09:28 EST
Drooping eyes barely visible behind a mountain of glossy black fur, an enormous dog snoozes on stage in an industrial Chinese city. Its asking price: close to a million US dollars.
Mar 07, 2013 11:37 EST
Hounds from around the world donned their waterproofs and braved the British weather for the start of the annual Crufts dog show on Thursday.
Mar 06, 2013 18:16 EST
A 33,000-year-old tooth found in Siberia offers new evidence about the prehistoric ancestry of man's best friend, according to a new study out Wednesday in a US journal.
Mar 01, 2013 13:44 EST
Call it skulldog-ery. The owner of a fluffy white contestant in New York's prestigious Westminster Dog Show is claiming foul play in the poisoning death of her beloved pooch.
Mar 01, 2013 01:22 EST
The guests lean over the side of the boat to catch the morning breeze as their catamaran eases off from a jetty in Singapore. A typical cruise, except for the fact that the passengers are dogs.
Feb 26, 2013 17:33 EST
A man walking his dog discovered a woman's body chopped up and placed in several bags near Yankee Stadium in New York on Tuesday, police said.
Feb 13, 2013 10:50 EST
A tiny black affenpinscher called Banana Joe became top dog Tuesday by winning Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York.
Feb 08, 2013 07:52 EST
Would you vote for the sleek pedigree or a cheeky mongrel? The race for the top job in Italy's February vote has taken on a new angle, with rival candidates Mario Monti and Silvio Berlusconi adopting canine friends in a bizarre election ploy.
Feb 03, 2013 20:25 EST
Hundreds of pets decked out with sequins, ruffles and hats paraded on Rio's famed Copacabana beach Sunday in an annual pre-Carnival extravaganza briefly interrupted by a spate of robberies.
Feb 02, 2013 03:08 EST
Former first dog Barney, George W. Bush's black Scottish terrier has died at the age of 12 after losing a battle to lymphoma, the ex-president said.
Jan 31, 2013 06:56 EST
A British man has been offered 50,000 euros for a strange-smelling rock his dog found on a beach, which is likely a rare form of whale vomit used in perfumes, the BBC reported Thursday.
Jan 23, 2013 12:27 EST
Archaeologists digging outside Johannesburg have unearthed a fossilised species of previously unknown fox, which they hope will help flesh out the evolutionary journey of modern canines.
Jan 17, 2013 10:57 EST
Dogs, cats, parrots and farm animals gathered at the Vatican and churches across Spain on Thursday to be blessed on the feast day of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of animals.
Jan 17, 2013 09:04 EST
Dogs, cats, parrots and other pets, some dressed in their finest winter coats, entered churches across Spain on Thursday to be blessed on the feast day of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of animals.
Jan 16, 2013 06:00 EST
Since his owner died two months ago, Tommy the dog has not missed a single mass in the small church in southern Italy where his mistress's funeral was held, Italian media said Wednesday.
Jan 10, 2013 22:27 EST
Hundreds of Mexico City residents brought poodles, labradors and chihuahuas to mobile sterilization units as the city stepped up a campaign to reduce the number of street dogs after a string of deadly attacks.
Jan 08, 2013 17:39 EST
The latest addition to America's ever-growing list of craft beers gives new meaning to the time-honored idea of feeding leftovers to the dog.
Jan 04, 2013 10:33 EST
Dozens of Taiwanese animal rights activists scuffled with the police Friday in a protest against the widespread practice of killing stray animals, mainly dogs and cats.
Dec 27, 2012 10:56 EST
South African president Jacob Zuma got into a spot of bother Thursday when he suggested that owning a dog was not African and belonged to white culture.
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Fossil range: 0.015–0 Ma Pleistocene – Recent
|An image of a yellow Labrador Retriever, currently one of the most popular breeds of dog.|
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|Canis lupus familiaris|