Macron's dog marks his territory in Elysee Palace as cameras roll

Oct 23, 2017

Macron's dog marks his territory in Elysee Palace as cameras roll

French President Emmanuel Macron's dog Nemo interrupted a meeting his master was having with members of his government when he urinated against a fireplace in the Elysee Palace. French TV channel LCI on Sunday broadcast the incident, which was caught on film in a gilded ...

Tick-borne SFTS disease spreads via dog

/ Oct 11, 2017

Tick-borne SFTS disease spreads via dog

A man in his 40s in Tokushima Prefecture has acquired the tick-borne disease known as severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome, or SFTS, through contact with a dog, local government said Tuesday. It is the first case of the infection transmitted through a dog, according to ...

A ruff guide to Seeing Eye dogs in Japan

Sep 23, 2017

A ruff guide to Seeing Eye dogs in Japan

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Ariel is a devoted labrador. Named after the title character in Disney's "The Little Mermaid," Ariel can’t get enough of her user, 37-year-old Kanako Suzuki. Ariel rolls on her back, begging to be petted, and when Suzuki joins her on the floor, the animal ...

Sep 1, 2017

Activists decry Oregon court ruling to 'debark' noisy dogs

A ruling by an Oregon appeals court upholding an order that a couple muffle their continuously barking dogs through "debarking" surgery stirred outrage among animal rights groups on Thursday, which called the procedure cruel and unnecessary. The case stems from a long-standing feud between neighbors ...