Animal rights groups have sued, members of Congress have demanded a reversal, and ordinary Americans are tweeting photos of their pets to the USDA and lawmakers.

  • Feb 16, 2017

Why there are more male dogs, the best hair products, where handlers stash dog treats — and more.

  • Feb 16, 2017

The herding dog was a favorite and finalist at last year’s competition, and she just came out of retirement a month ago.

  • Feb 15, 2017

The establishments hosting the show’s 2,800 dogs know good business when they see it, and they roll out perks to match.

  • Feb 13, 2017

It takes many dogs, lots of collaboration and years of effort.

  • Feb 10, 2017

The agency enforces a ban on cruelty sometimes used to accentuate Tennessee walking horses’ high-stepping gait, and last year horse owners accused it of overreach.

  • Feb 9, 2017

Suburbanites turn to heated coops, sandboxes and the Internet to keep flocks healthy and happy.

  • Feb 9, 2017

Never fear, dog-lovers: No cat will win Best In Show. But some will run through obstacle courses — if they feel like it.

  • Feb 6, 2017

The records, which had been freely available, were used to monitor animal treatment at circuses, scientific labs, breeding facilities and zoos.

  • Feb 3, 2017

This year, the scrappy mutts competing in the faux football game had DNA tests to determine their lineage.

  • Feb 3, 2017
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