Five hero dogs were honored on Wednesday with medals for their military and law enforcement service.
The American Humane Lois Pope K-9 Medal of Courage was presented to five K9s in Washington, D.C., during an awards ceremony that saw members of Congress, media, hill staff, a Marine general, and others come together to show respect for the life-saving work dogs do around the world. The dogs at the ceremony served in the United States Army, Marines, and even the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). They’ve saved lives by uncovering bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as explosives, drugs, and other contraband at America’s airports and even providing security for top American officials.
A little-known law in New York City that requires people who dog sit to have a kennel license is enraging pet lovers.
Demonstrators protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline who cleared out of their makeshift camp last week abandoned several of their dogs to fend for themselves.
The Westminster Dog Show will now be sharing the stage with cats for the first time in its 140-year history.
Army Specialist Jake Carlberg and his dog Abby spent over a year sniffing out bombs in Afghanistan. They served with distinction, bonded, and saved lives.
Movie director Joss Whedon compared Ivanka Trump to a dog in a tweet he sent Tuesday.
Disabled Air Force veteran Clay Luthy was struggling to find work because he needed his service dog at his side until two months ago when a Lowe’s in Abilene, Texas hired him for a part-time job.