Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Take a Tour of the AKC Museum of the Dog in New York People have been in love with man’s best friend for centuries. The rich history of these beloved creatures is now on display in New York City at the American Kennel Club (AKC) Museum of the Dog , which opened February 8.

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.

New York Woman Adopts Homeless Dog She Met on Vacation in Columbia

New York Woman Adopts Homeless Dog She Met on Vacation in Columbia

“After several exchanges, we agreed on a plan [that] I was going to get Dominga from her usual spot in the square and bring her to a local vet where she would be treated for any health issues [and would be] spayed and boarded until we could find a flight volunteer for her trip to New York City.” Things didn’t turn out quite as expected, though.

George H.W. Bush's service dog, Sully, gets ready for next assignment

George H.W. Bush's service dog, Sully, gets ready for next assignment

The beloved dog, who touched people's hearts in moments from Bush's recent memorial, was honored by America's VetDogs in New York on Wednesday as he gets ready to serve at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he'll help other veterans.

Is it worth buying pet insurance?

Is it worth buying pet insurance?

Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper. We’re getting a cockapoo puppy at Christmas (yes, it’s for life).

‘Younger’ Actress Sutton Foster Discusses Life With Her Two Dogs

‘Younger’ Actress Sutton Foster Discusses Life With Her Two Dogs

When she’s not gracing TV screens or lighting up the Broadway stage, Foster loves to cozy up with her beloved fur babies: Mabel and Brody. We have two rescue dogs: Mabel and Brody.

Women sleep better with a dog in the bed, researchers say

Women sleep better with a dog in the bed, researchers say

New findings by researchers at Cansius College, New York, showed that women who slept with a dog in their bed enjoyed a better quality of sleep, woke up earlier and felt safer.

Man who left Labradors in hot car outside hospital is banned from keeping dogs

Man who left Labradors in hot car outside hospital is banned from keeping dogs

Police officers smashed open the car window to free the dogs (Picture: RSPCA)RSPCA Inspector Alice Cooper said: ‘Both the dogs were panting heavily and were extremely distressed. Penny and Zoe were signed over to the RSPCA after the incident and are now being looked after by staff at York Animal Home.

Is it worth buying an electronic cat flap to keep neighbours' pets out?

Is it worth buying an electronic cat flap to keep neighbours' pets out?

Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper. Are they worth the money, and do they always work?

Wanted, cat whisperer: the job ad that went viral

Wanted, cat whisperer: the job ad that went viral

When Joan Bowell, founder of God’s Little People Cat Rescue, posted her job offer on the shelter’s Facebook page last month, she asked for others to share the post “far and wide”.

How to Calm a Nervous Dog

How to Calm a Nervous Dog

No pet parent wants to see their dog in distress, but sometimes animals become nervous or fearful, especially when faced with loud noises, new people or a events, such as Halloween.

How This Cool Kitty Cafe Helps Humans Find Purr-fect Pets

How This Cool Kitty Cafe Helps Humans Find Purr-fect Pets

So much so, in fact, that the feline-adoring social entrepreneurs co-founded a unique small business in Lower Manhattan in New York City dedicated to helping homeless kitties find forever homes.

‘Pawternity’ leave? Company offers paid leave for pet care

‘Pawternity’ leave? Company offers paid leave for pet care

Company offers paid leave for pet care copied! A new type of paid time off is all about caring for a different family member: the animal! NBC’s Savannah Sellers meets with employees at mParticle, a New York City-based tech company that offers special perks to its staff, including leave for pet owners.

Love our pup with a purpose? Deck out your dog with Sunny's TODAY gear!

Love our pup with a purpose? Deck out your dog with Sunny's TODAY gear!

For those fans hoping to deepen their ties with TODAY, here's a friendly reminder: You can buy some of your favorite items that you see on the show through the NBC store's website. Kathie Lee and Hoda Wine Glass Set, $35, NBC Store

Electric cars go like clockwork for me | Brief letters

Electric cars go like clockwork for me | Brief letters

We test-drive the future, 28 August; Letters, 1 August) as I was driving a Nissan Leaf from Northumberland to Dorset and back. • Clockwork cars may be a wind-up for some (Letters, 6 August), but here in North Yorkshire they are for real. • Join the debate – email guardian.letters@theguardian.com

Beer for 50p a pint? Who would Alan and Eve it? | Brief letters

Beer for 50p a pint? Who would Alan and Eve it? | Brief letters

• I’m pleased that Arwa Mahdawi doesn’t think it appropriate to call dogs Alan (There’s no debate: you don’t call dogs ‘Alan’, G2, 8 August), but the name doesn’t just suit retired footballers.

New Hope for People and Pets Affected by Domestic Violence

New Hope for People and Pets Affected by Domestic Violence

Marie Philip, deputy commissioner of the Office for Domestic Violence, New York City Human Resources Administration said, “We are in need of innovative programs to give people whatever helps to encourage them to leave an abusive situation, and URIPALS does just that.”