Iowa's 'Beautiful Bulldog' crown goes to rescued pup Vincent

Apr 25, 2016

Iowa's 'Beautiful Bulldog' crown goes to rescued pup Vincent

The owners of Vincent, a rescued 60-pound English bulldog, aren’t quite sure how old he is. All they know is that their young pup is now a pageant king, having won the 37th annual Beautiful Bulldog contest at Drake University on Sunday. The tongue-in-cheek ...

Well-balanced beagle sets ball-rolling speed record

Mar 29, 2016

Well-balanced beagle sets ball-rolling speed record

A floppy-eared beagle from Japan has scampered into the record books after setting the world record for “fastest 10 meters traveled on a ball by a dog.” The dog, a 10-year-old female named Purin — Japanese for “pudding” — shot to fame last year ...

Aloha: a dog named Ilio

| Feb 29, 2016

Aloha: a dog named Ilio

Ilio came to ARK with his brother when his previous owner had to be hospitalized. Still relatively young at 8 years old, Ilio, whose name means “dog” in Hawaiian, would be a perfect canine for someone looking for a mature companion. A silver dapple ...

Japanese borzoi takes second place in Westminster dog show

Feb 17, 2016

Japanese borzoi takes second place in Westminster dog show

America’s top dog is a German shorthaired pointer named CJ, but the runner-up is Lucy, a borzoi who traveled all the way from Chiba Prefecture. The 4-year-old was one of 18 borzois entered for the 140th Westminster Kennel Club on Tuesday night at a ...