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DOGS

Edison just turned 15, which is hard to believe given the energy he has on his walks.
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
May 20, 2024
After the Noto quake, Edison needs a new loving home
The fact that he used to be kept outside may be the reason behind why he loves nothing more than a warm blanket and a heater.
Snoopy watches people very closely, and when he’s out on walks he’ll keep his nose to the ground.
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Apr 29, 2024
Snoopy is sniffing out his forever home
Whether it's racing around or chasing balls, Snoopy is one super-energetic pup.
Yogi’s absolute favorite thing is food, but he’s not crazy about other dogs, so he’d probably do best on his own.
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Apr 8, 2024
Yogi is smarter than the average dog
This fluffy guy also has a super cute way of getting your attention — he’ll bring you his toys and invite you to join in on his favorite games.
Dogs are long-lived enough to serve as better models for human aging than mice, but short-lived enough that aging treatments can be tested in just a few years.
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 5, 2024
Your dog will have an anti-aging drug before you do
Dogs are long-lived enough to serve as better models for human aging than mice, but short-lived enough that aging treatments can be tested in a few years.
Despite a difficult past and a skittish temperament, Brexit is not immune to a little bribery in the form of treats.
COMMUNITY / Our Lives
Mar 25, 2024
Brexit needs someone to stand by his side
If you can get past the missing welcome mat, you’ll soon be enjoying this dog’s special charm.
A new brain wave study published Friday suggests that hearing the names of their favorite toys actually activates dogs' memories of those objects.
WORLD / Science & Health
Mar 23, 2024
'Good boy!' Dogs do understand us, says new study
A new study published suggests that hearing the names of their favorite toys actually activates dogs' memories of those objects.
A dog receives a vaccination shot for rabies in Tokyo in June 2020.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Mar 3, 2024
Rabies vaccinations for pet dogs in Japan fall to 70%
Lack of recent cases infections and misinformation online regarding inoculations are responsible for the fall in vaccination rates.
Sean Williams' sled dog team participates in the ceremonial start of the 52nd Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Anchorage, Alaska, on Saturday.
MORE SPORTS
Mar 3, 2024
Alaska's 52nd annual Iditarod sled dog race mushes to starting line
The number of competitors this year, 38, represents one of the smallest fields going back to the first year of the race in 1973.
Kimiyo Moriwaki and Scallywag (newly christened as just "Wag") have made the most of their new family.
COMMUNITY / Our Lives
Feb 19, 2024
Scallywag has more than enough reasons to wag his tail
Another success story from one of ARK's rescue dogs and the loving family that took a furry friend in.
Inspections by authorities found that puppies and kittens have been traded at younger ages than permitted by law, apparently because younger animals sell better.
JAPAN / Society
Feb 16, 2024
Birth date falsifications suspected for puppies auctioned in Japan
The Environment Ministry believes breeders altered dates of birth in order to put puppies and kittens up for auction even though they were too young.
Members of the police dog units of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department take part in a New Year march in Tokyo in January 2023.
JAPAN
Feb 15, 2024
How dogs have helped Tokyo police for over a century
The role of police dogs has changed due to the spread of DNA testing, security cameras and other tools of technology.
Laurier needs an active friend or family who’s not afraid of romping around.
COMMUNITY / Our Lives
Feb 12, 2024
Laurier is a big girl with a bigger heart
Laurier also has an endearing way of begging with her front paws — if that doesn’t melt your heart, nothing will.
Seibu Chuo park in Isesaki, Gunma Prefecture, near where several children were bitten by a dog on Wednesday
JAPAN
Feb 9, 2024
Dog that bit 12 people in Gunma Prefecture was not vaccinated for rabies
The pet owner has admitted that he failed to inoculate the 2-year-old Shikoku that went on a biting spree in Isesaki, Gunma Prefecture, on Wednesday.
Seibu Chuo park in Isesaki, Gunma Prefecture, near where children were bitten by a dog on Wednesday
JAPAN
Feb 8, 2024
12 bitten in dog attack in Gunma Prefecture, with five sent to hospital
The police have questioned the dog's owner, a 62-year-old man who lives in the city of Isesaki.
Tussock is expected to get scooped up by his next forever family soon.
COMMUNITY / Our Lives
Jan 29, 2024
Tussock is an affectionate rock star
For active people, Tussock is a dream dog. For everyone else, as one ARK staff member says, “He’s a total rock star!”
Ellie Harrell launched her dog seitai practice in late 2023 after seeing first hand how the therapy helped her own injured dog.
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
Jan 27, 2024
‘My job is to provide dogs with relief from even the smallest amount of pain’
Does your dog need a back adjustment? Ellie Harrell’s salon is waiting to provide treatment.
Wannabe has an insatiable appetite — a tasty snack coming his way will always put this pup in a good mood.
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Jan 15, 2024
Wannabe the Shiba wants to be yours
This dashing pup is a little nervous when meeting new people, but he’ll soon let you into his inner circle.
Animal rights activists hold placards reading "Good bye dog meat!" during a rally welcoming a bill banning the dog meat trade, at the National Assembly in Seoul on Tuesday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jan 9, 2024
South Korea parliament passes bill banning dog meat trade
Lawmakers voted 208-0, and the legislation will come into effect after a three-year grace period and final approval from President Yoon Suk-yeol.
A passenger with a pet waits to board a Star Flyer flight at Kitakyushu Airport in December 2021.
JAPAN
Dec 10, 2023
Japan's Star Flyer airline to allow pets on all domestic flights from January
Passengers are permitted one pet per person, with each flight allowing up to two animals.
Cinnabar is an awesome puppy who is wiry and busting with energy.
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Dec 5, 2023
Cinnabar the puppy is a real treat
Rescued from a home where dogs were bred to hunt boar, Cinnabar is looking for a place where he can just be a puppy.

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