The hard decision

Feb 17, 2012
One of the toughest decisions a pet owner has to make is how and when to end an animal's life. Tess talks with pet owners and a vet about balancing the cost of life and death.
Tess Vigeland's dogs: Ronan, left, and Kiara.
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Purina dog food nabs Pedigree spot at Westminster

Feb 15, 2012
The Westminster Kennel Club dog show dropped longtime sponsor Pedigree, saying its pet adoption theme turned off audience.

LOOK AT THIS ENORMOUS ROBOT DOG

Sep 30, 2011
Look at that! It's a robot! But it's so much more! It's an ENORMOUS ROBOT DOG! They call it the Alpha Dog and it was developed for use by the mil...

Curiously strong search and rescue

Sep 13, 2011
British chemists are developing a new method of finding people missing in those crucial days after a disaster. Their research has just been...

The sheepish sheepdog

Jun 27, 2011
It reads almost like the plot line of a Woody Allen movie: There's a new workplace hazard for Ci, a Border Collie, who was born and bred to herd ...

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The Million-Dollar Mastiff

Mar 16, 2011
A Red Tibetan Mastiff has become the world's most expensive dog, after a Chinese coal baron purchased the pup for over $1.5 million, the Daily Ma...

Every dog has its day

Feb 9, 2011
They sound like royalty -- sporting the latest designer accessories, adorned in Swarovski crystal, receiving over $6,000 in presents for Christmas...