One of the last dogs rescued from Michael Vick's dogfighting ring dies

One of the last dogs rescued from Michael Vick's dogfighting ring dies

Erin Menard / Best Friends Animal SocietyTess Rushton happened to be interning at Best Friends at the time and decided to adopt Layla.“She turned out to be absolutely lovely,” Rushton told TODAY.The “clumsy goof” adapted well to being spoiled by her new mom, who cooked organic food to mix into high-quality kibble, and made toys with hidden treats to help stimulate the clever dog’s mind.

It's proved! Dogs use ‘puppy eyes’ to manipulate us

It's proved! Dogs use ‘puppy eyes’ to manipulate us

Well, a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that a canine's eyes have evolved over the years to manipulate humans. The researchers also suggest this movement by dogs increases the human desire to look after them.

A Dog’s Journey review – corny canine caper

A Dog’s Journey review – corny canine caper

Our spirit guide must thus find his way back in another form, an odyssey that entails shepherding Quaid’s songbird granddaughter Clarity Jane (Kathryn Prescott) away from Glow’s Betty Gilpin, marked as a Bad Mother by her tendency to liberally decant pinot grigio in the hours before sundown.

First UK airport to get permanent team of therapy dogs to calm nervous fliers

First UK airport to get permanent team of therapy dogs to calm nervous fliers

A new crew will be walking the airport from Saturday (Picture: Aberdeen International Airport)A Scottish airport is getting UK’s first permanent therapy dog team to help calm nervous fliers.

George H.W. Bush's service dog Sully meets hero pilot Chesley Sullenberger

George H.W. Bush's service dog Sully meets hero pilot Chesley Sullenberger

That was the iconic image for me of the whole service." Sully bonded with the whole Bush family, who called him "Sully H.W. Bush." He was particularly adored by Jenna's daughters, Mila, 5, and Poppy, 3, who made a special appearance on TODAY to give their good buddy a hug before he embarks on his new mission.

10 best dog toys

10 best dog toys

It’s important throughout a dog’s life but especially so in the early stages of puppyhood as it increases their ability to form relationships.” Mann recommends that dog owners have toys in “a selection of sizes, shapes and textures to offer variety”.

Pooch pizzas and pet psychics: life as a dog concierge at the Westminster Show

Pooch pizzas and pet psychics: life as a dog concierge at the Westminster Show

Jerry Grymek is there to accommodate every need It’s the weekend before this year’s Westminster Kennel Club dog show and the basement of the Hotel Pennsylvania is a bustle of canine activity.

‘World’s Cutest Dog’ Boo the Pomeranian dies of 'a broken heart' as thousands mourn

‘World’s Cutest Dog’ Boo the Pomeranian dies of 'a broken heart' as thousands mourn

‘World’s Cutest Dog’ Boo the Pomeranian dies of 'a broken heart' as thousands mourn A DOG dubbed ‘the world’s cutest’ canine has passed away from’ a broken heart’ following the death of his best pal Buddy just over a year ago - with millions of fans mourning the fluffy canine’s passing on Saturday morning.

The Invention of the Modern Dog review – our long obsession with canine design

The Invention of the Modern Dog review – our long obsession with canine design

Selective breeding is how it’s done, the careful matching of mates in order to produce puppies with exactly the desired characteristics. Miscegenation was blamed, too, for a certain lowering of the doggy moral tone Tempers started to fray to the point where, in 1880, one breeder sued the newspapers for libelling his prizewinning bloodhound.

'Fly sweet angel': See Jenna Dewan and Channing Tatum's tributes to late dog

'Fly sweet angel': See Jenna Dewan and Channing Tatum's tributes to late dog

Dewan, 38, shared a sweet gallery of photos of herself and her and Tatum's 5-year-old daughter, Everly, snuggling up to Lulu. While Meeka loves accompanying Dewan to the spa, Lulu's more adventurous personality made it easy for her to bond with Tatum.

Why Would You Feed a Vegan Diet for Dogs?

Why Would You Feed a Vegan Diet for Dogs?

With the current popularity of plant-based diets, it’s no surprise that many pet parents consider switching to a vegan diet for dogs.

Trick or treat: should you dress up your dog for Halloween?

Trick or treat: should you dress up your dog for Halloween?

Pinterest A dog dressed as a tarantula for the 2016 Halloween dogs parade in Tompkins Square Park, New York. The Tompkins Square Halloween dog parade in New York is about to enjoy its 28th year, and features hundreds of dogs in elaborate costumes with props.

When Prehistoric Cats and Dogs Competed, Cats Won

When Prehistoric Cats and Dogs Competed, Cats Won

According to the study, researchers discovered prehistoric dogs and cats had to compete when it came to food and as it turns out, cats were the better predators. While both dogs and cats were natural predators, cats were apparently better at it.

Meet 3 fearless canine finalists in American Humane Hero Dog Awards

Meet 3 fearless canine finalists in American Humane Hero Dog Awards

Meet 3 fearless canine finalists in American Humane Hero Dog Awards copied! The American Humane Hero Dog Awards this month is honoring courageous canines that provide services in many different forms. Read More

Whipworms In Dogs: Symptoms and Treatment

Whipworms In Dogs: Symptoms and Treatment

These eggs typically are found in dogs, foxes and coyotes, and, once hatched, live in the colon or large intestine of their host, says Dr. Marrinson, a member of the board of directors for the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC).

Police pups at Chile’s annual military parade have stolen our hearts

Police pups at Chile’s annual military parade have stolen our hearts

(Picture: Rodrigo Garrido/Reuters)Adorable golden retriever puppies are what every military parade needs. On Thursday, more than 9,500 Chilean troupes marched for the Great Military Parade as part of the 208th Independence Day anniversary, and the Canine Unit completely stole the show.

Photographer puts owners and their dogs side by side

Photographer puts owners and their dogs side by side

Monica and Reggie the Chow Chow (Picture: Gerrard Gethings)Dogs really do seem to look like their owners and now we have further evidence. From long-haired afghan hounds with their hipster owners to Chinese crested dogs with the same fluffy heads as their humans, it really is a case of spot the difference.

Former President George H.W. Bush gets his own service dog named Sully

Former President George H.W. Bush gets his own service dog named Sully

Former President George H.W. Bush gets his own service dog named Sully copied! Former President George H.W. Bush just got his own service dog, and fellow former President Bill Clinton was one of the first to meet the pooch!

Life jackets, cooling vests, water shoes: 10 dog safety must-haves for summer

Life jackets, cooling vests, water shoes: 10 dog safety must-haves for summer

Solution: Chill your dog out with cooling vest and protective boots when walking along a hot pavement. 5. Outward Hound Granby Dog Life Jacket, $18, Amazon DO NOT PET Red Leash, $19, Amazon

Good Morning Britain condemned for spreading anti-vaccination myths with 'offensive' canine autism debate

Good Morning Britain condemned for spreading anti-vaccination myths with 'offensive' canine autism debate

The British Veterinary Association said it was aware of a growing community of anti-vaccination pet owners in the US, "who have voiced concerns that vaccinations may lead to their dogs developing autism-like behaviour".

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