New York park goes to the dogs for Halloween parade

Oct 25, 2015

New York park goes to the dogs for Halloween parade

A park went to the dogs in a grand way on Saturday, hosting what was billed as America’s largest Halloween dog parade, with hundreds of canines submitting to their owners’ fanciful desires to see them in costumes as superheroes, dinosaurs and the pope. Thousands ...

How primeval hedgehogs evolved their spines

Oct 16, 2015

How primeval hedgehogs evolved their spines

Scientists say the fossil of a small, furry creature found in a Spanish quarry indicates that mammals evolved hedgehog-like spines far earlier than previously thought, according to a paper published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The fossil dates back some 125 million years to ...

Dog lost in Yellowstone National Park found 42 days later

Sep 6, 2015

Dog lost in Yellowstone National Park found 42 days later

Yellowstone National Park is known for its wildlife, including bears and wolves. But for six weeks, one animal that roamed the park didn’t belong there. An Australian shepherd named Jade was found in the Canyon area Friday, 42 days after she went missing. “She’s ...

Jul 16, 2015

Johnny Depp's wife charged with sneaking dogs into Australia

Johnny Depp’s wife, Amber Heard, has been charged with illegally bringing the couple’s dogs to Australia — an incident that captured global attention after the nation’s agriculture minister angrily ordered the pooches to get out of the country or face death. Heard was charged ...

Bring it on

| Jul 5, 2015

Bring it on

Jin, a beautiful dapple 4-year-old Akita, is a special-needs dog. An irreversible eye problem led to his total loss of sight and, though he had no problem adjusting, he does need someone who is happy to work as his trustworthy and considerate partner. Weighing ...

Jun 12, 2015

Dogs snub people who are mean to their owners: study

Dogs don’t like people who are mean to their owners, researchers said Friday, and will refuse food offered by people who have snubbed their master. The findings reveal that canines have the capacity to cooperate socially — a characteristic found in a relatively small ...