Years ago, dogs simply tracked trails. Today, they’re being trained in “air scenting.” Here’s how this new technique has revolutionized search and rescue.
Twelve years after the Michael Vick dogfighting ring was discovered and busted, we salute the heroes who changed the world’s perception of dogs like these.
As a young boy in the 1970s, Leth Oun survived the killing fields of Cambodia. Now he protects U.S. presidents as a member of the Secret Service Canine Unit.
At Paws of War, the mission is to train shelter dogs to become service animals — and loving companions — for veterans in need.
Is your household ready and willing to care for a new rabbit beyond the holiday?
At her In Situ Foundation, Dina Zaphiris trains dogs to detect early-stage cancer from human saliva, urine, plasma and even breath samples.
For a long time, Jennifer Mandell and her son Sam were prisoners in their own house. That’s when a yellow Lab named Hagrid entered their lives.
Explosive detection dogs are on an unbelievably important mission. Find out how they are trained and which breeds are top candidates for jobs like this.
Guide dogs have an important job to do for their human companions. We take a closer look at how they improve our quality of life.
A single word can change someone’s life — even if a horse is on the listening end. Several equine therapy programs are witnessing small triumphs.
An exclusive look inside the NYC program that is helping individuals and families escape domestic violence, knowing that their pets are safe at their side.