Dogs

July 24, 2018 - 4:02 pm
Bad dogs tend to die young. That's according to a British study that says aggression, excessive barking and disobedience are among behaviors that can doom canine pets to an early demise. One in three deaths among U.K. dogs younger than 3 years old was from "undesirable" behaviors. Euthanasia was...
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In this March 11, 2018, photo, a dog handler escorts the greyhounds walking at the track at the Yat Yuen Canidrome in Macau. Macau authorities took in more than 500 greyhounds abandoned following the closure of Asia's only legal dog-racing track on Saturday, July 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
July 21, 2018 - 4:37 am
BEIJING (AP) — Macau authorities took in more than 500 greyhounds abandoned following the closure Saturday of Asia's only legal dog-racing track. The former Portuguese territory has been the only place in China where dog racing is legal. However, betting on dog races at Macau's Canidrome — a...
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July 21, 2018 - 4:35 am
BEIJING (AP) — Macau authorities took in more than 500 greyhounds abandoned following the closure Saturday of Asia's only legal dog-racing track. The former Portuguese territory has been the only place in China where dog racing is legal. However, betting on dog races at Macau's Canidrome — a...
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July 21, 2018 - 4:03 am
BEIJING (AP) — Macau authorities took in more than 500 greyhounds abandoned following the closure Saturday of Asia's only legal dog-racing track. The former Portuguese territory has been the only place in China where dog racing is legal. However, betting on dog races at Macau's Canidrome — a...
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July 21, 2018 - 3:55 am
BEIJING (AP) — Macau authorities have taken in more than 500 greyhounds abandoned following the closure of Asia's only legal dog-racing track. The former Portuguese territory has been the only place in China where dog racing is legal. However, betting on dog races at Macau's Canidrome — a tradition...
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July 16, 2018 - 11:13 am
ROMULUS, N.Y. (AP) — Police in upstate New York say a man tortured his neighbor's dog by trapping it in an enclosed steel box for more than eight hours. The Seneca County Sheriff's Office says they responded to the scene in Romulus Saturday night for a report of animal cruelty. WHAM-TV in Rochester...
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FILE - In this June 23, 2018, file photo, Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog owned by Megan Brainard, stands onstage after being announced the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif. The 9-year-old English bulldog died just weeks after winning the contest. Brainard told NBC’s “Today” Zsa Zsa died in her sleep Tuesday, July 10. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
July 11, 2018 - 8:57 am
ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — A 9-year-old English bulldog has died just weeks after winning the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest. Owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, told NBC's "Today " that Zsa Zsa died in her sleep Tuesday. Brainard says the dog was staying with her father and he found she had...
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July 08, 2018 - 4:14 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a Syracuse man is facing a charge of aggravated cruelty to animals after witnesses told authorities he tried to strangle a dog and pull its legs apart. The Post-Standard reports officers arrived at Burns Avenue on Friday evening after getting reports that a naked...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2016, file photo, a xoloitzcuintli is shown in the ring during the non-sporting group competition at the140th Westminster Kennel Club dog show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. A new study published Thursday, July 5, 2018, in the journal Science provides fresh evidence that the first dogs of North America all but disappeared after the arrival of Europeans and left little to no trace in modern American dogs. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
July 05, 2018 - 2:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new study provides fresh evidence that the first dogs of North America all but disappeared after the arrival of Europeans. An international team of researchers says the only surviving legacy appears to be a cancer that afflicts dogs that arose from the cells of a dog that lived...
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June 25, 2018 - 7:42 pm
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush is welcoming a new member of the family: a yellow Labrador retriever who'll be his first service dog. The 94-year-old and his new companion named "Sully" got acquainted Monday at the Bush family compound on the coast of Maine. The two...
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