Dogs

Tarrah Gibbons
February 12, 2020 - 10:04 am
This is paws-itively adorable. The 144th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show named its newest Best in Show. Siba, a standard poodle, took home the prize. While Daniel the golden retriever was a clear fan favorite at the Madison Square Garden, Siba managed to fetch the top honor at the Tuesday night...
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lizzy-buczak
December 19, 2019 - 7:39 am
While you may be tempted to hug and kiss every puppy you come across, you may want to hold off on all that puppy love for now. 2019 is ending on a bit of a sad note as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns the public against the cutest of culprits: puppies. OUTBREAK NOTICE: 30 people...
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Johnny Lopez
November 20, 2019 - 8:14 am
Apparently, one human year does not equal seven in dog years. While the common formula to convert your four-legged friend’s age into the canine equivalent has been to simply multiply it by seven, it has no scientific backing . There's a Better Way Calculate Your Dog's True Age in Dog Years,...
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Susan Richard
October 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
Halloween may be scary fun for people, but it can be just plain scary for pets. And not only that. It can actually be dangerous. Between unfamiliar noises including strangers coming to the door, even the most chilled out of animals can become frightened and behave atypically. In fact, both...
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Johnny Lopez
October 11, 2019 - 8:04 am
There’s no doubt that corgis are absolutely adorable, but now more than ever, they seem to be enjoying a major moment in the spotlight. According to the American Kennel Club , the Pembroke Welsh corgi’s clout is on the rise as it currently stands as the 13th most popular breed, up nine spots in a...
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Jacquie Cadorette
October 09, 2019 - 1:41 pm
If you’d choose a night in with your pup over a night out with your friends any day, you probably aren’t alone. Turns out, there are lots of people who like dogs more than they like their fellow human beings. A study by researchers at Northeastern University and the University of Colorado aimed to...
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WBBM Newsradio/Jennifer Keiper
Jennifer Keiper
March 27, 2019 - 5:01 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) – Wednesday was graduation day at Cook County Jail for some special dogs. The "Tails of Redemption" class pairs up shelter dogs with detainees for eight to 10 weeks. Inmates train the dogs and live with them in a special wing, with the goal of making the canines adoptable...
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Peter Kaiser (9) poses with his lead dogs, Morrow, left, and Lucy., Wednesday, March 13, 2019, in Nome, Alaska, after winning the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. It's the first Iditarod victory for Kaiser in his 10th attempt. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
March 13, 2019 - 9:42 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A young Pete Kaiser had the drive to learn about racing sled dogs and the family and community to support his passion. Years later, he won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Growing up, Kaiser had plenty of sled dogs to choose from at his parents' kennel in Bethel, a rural...
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