Brave pooch protects owner from gunman

2020-01-03 16:15

A brave dog heroically defended its owner from a gun-toting man in a hoodie.

Woman claims vet mistakenly put down her beloved dog

2019-12-15 11:50

A woman is devasted after vet mistakenly euthanised her pup after an awful mix-up.

Man dies of rare infection after dog licks him

2019-11-25 13:08

After playing with his four-legged friend, the man reportedly fell ill with flu-like symptoms, including muscle pain and fever.

WATCH: A black Labrador named Max drove doughnuts alone in a car, then jumped out, wagging his tail

2019-11-24 08:51

US police posted video of the bizarre incident to Facebook and said the pet knocked the car into reverse somehow.

9 signs your dog doesn't like you, even if you think they do

2019-10-23 18:30

If it seems like your pet dislikes you, it could be that they're actually nervous or afraid. Here's how to tell and how to help your pup feel better.

Birth defect gives dog a permanent smile

2019-09-02 14:47

Due to a birth defect his lips don’t cover his teeth.

A good nose story: Meet the dog giving criminals paws for thought

2019-07-10 07:25

He may look fluffy and friendly, but Savage, one of the Cape Town Metro Police Department's sniffer dogs, apparently has a nose good enough to find a stash hidden underground.

A bride helped shelter dogs find a home by having her bridesmaids walk the pups down the aisle at her wedding

2019-05-30 10:39

In addition to helping raise money for the shelter, four of the five dogs who participated in the wedding have been adopted.

A three-legged dog in Thailand rescued a baby which had been buried alive by its teenage mother

2019-05-18 16:17

Six-year-old Ping Pong barked and dug at the ground until he exposed to child's legs.


A street photographer travelled around the world to take action-packed shots of adorable dogs

2019-12-24 15:06

Photographer Chris Porsz spoke to Insider about his career, why he loves taking dog photos, and just how he captures those picture-perfect shots.

Yes, you can infect your pet with the flu. Here's what to do about it.

2019-11-25 19:29

The flu virus mainly infects warm-blooded mammals and birds, which means dogs and cats are susceptible but lizards and turtles are not.

Can dogs sense pregnancy? Research doesn't have a definite answer

2019-11-24 14:59

Dogs can detect everything from bombs to cancer with their sensitive noses. But it's not clear whether dogs can sense when you're pregnant.

Meet the dog that often gets mistaken for a teddy bear

2019-11-22 15:06

An adorable dog is frequently mistaken for a stuffed teddy bear, much to the amusement of its owners.

A heartbreaking photo of a dog riding a bus alone went viral, and now people want to adopt her

2019-10-29 11:33

A kennel is seeking the dog's owner. If no one comes forward, she will be put up for adoption.

How your furry best friend might extend your life

2019-10-10 16:45

New research has found that dog owners have a lower risk of early death than people without dogs, particularly when it comes to dying from a heart attack or stroke.

A giant dog has been turned into a 2-bedroom Airbnb, and you can rent it for R2,500 a night

2019-08-14 20:19

The Dog Bark Park Inn B&B in rural Cottonwood, Idaho is shaped like a giant beagle, and sleeps up to four people in its two bedrooms.

Surprising ways owning a dog is good for your health

2019-06-13 18:09

According to a study, owners who walk their dogs on a regular basis are over 50% more likely to meet minimum exercise guidelines.

A man called off his wedding because his fiancée accidentally almost killed his dog

2019-05-20 12:00

She allowed the dog to ingest "large amounts of alcohol and chocolate edibles," which left the man so "disgusted" he couldn't even look at her.

Terminally ill pooch adopted by new family

2019-04-25 12:17

A terminally ill dog with a huge tumour on its head recently met the family who’ll take care of him during his final days.

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