When the creators of a “A Dog’s Way Home” launched a search for a lead, they had one demand: It had to be a shelter dog.

  • Duncan Strauss
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“I turned around and was just pretty bummed out to see a mountain lion chasing after me,” Travis Kauffman said.

In an interview with The Washington Post, the photographer said his photos were a breathtaking moment — just not quite the one that was rocketing around social media.

Throughout the day, with the precision of air-traffic control, breed after breed took turns in the spotlight, trotting into rings to be judged against their counterparts. By the end of the night, one will be declared best in show.

“We questioned them as to whether they were under the effects of the drugs or they actually saw a tiger.”

These are the 9- to 18-year-old hopefuls of the Junior Showmanship competition.

"Docking" tails and "cropping" ears have long been common in some dog breeds. Some dog show participants want that to change.

  • Kim Kavin
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Zoo officials said they are "devastated" by the loss of the tigress, named Melati.

Fluffy's body temperature was below what the clinic’s thermometers could read — 90 degrees. A cat’s normal internal body temperature is 101 degrees.

New Zealand scientists are searching for the owner. For starters, do you recognize this blue kayak?

The recalled food has been linked to excessive levels of vitamin D, which can be dangerous for dogs.

The complicated logistics of taking the dog out during the polar vortex.

It's surprisingly difficult to say.

Officials say there were no federal workers to stop the animals from taking over the popular tourist area.

Cameras and GPS-enabled collars helped authorities to piece together a crime that is rarely punished.

Here's what we know about Stone and dogs.

Think twice before you nuzzle little Spike, Sonic or Shaquill O'Neal.

The very complicated process of determining whether an endangered animal is actually extinct.

  • Jason Bittel
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When offered attention, many cats happily take it.

People have been calling the Davie County Animal Shelter in Mocksville, N.C., to report Bigfoot. It's just a statue.

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