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Study: Kissing Your Dog Can Transmit Disease

Japanese researches took dental plaque specimens from 66 dogs and 81 people from the families who own them. Several different kinds of bacteria found in more than two thirds of the dogs’ mouths were found in their owners’.

10/23/2012

Pit Bull (credit: clipart.com)

Despite Recent Dog Attack, Village Of Mamaroneck Not Banning Pit Bulls

After a pit bull named Diesel killed a neighbor’s small dog and nipped off a fingertip of that dog’s owner, there were whispers that the village was going outlaw pit bulls.

10/12/2012

Zander the Husky (credit: John Dolan)

Desperate Dog Sneaks Out To Find Owner At L.I. Hospital

They’re called “man’s best friend” for a reason.

10/04/2012

Police say surveillance video shows a man beating a dog inside an elevator in Harlem on Aug. 26, 2012 (credit: NYPD)

Police Arrest Suspect Wanted For Beating Dog Inside Harlem Elevator

Police say Brian Freeman, 28, of East 188th Street in the Bronx, is the man seen on surveillance video kicking the dog.

09/10/2012

Police say surveillance video shows a man beating a dog inside an elevator in Harlem on Aug. 26, 2012 (credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Wanted For Beating Dog Inside Harlem Elevator

It happened at the Wagner Houses on East 120th Street around 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 26.

09/07/2012

Nathan the dog sitting next to Nathan Bruckenthal's grave at Arlington National Cemetery. (credit: Cyndi Perry)

Service Dog ‘Nathan’ Honors Memory Of Fallen Coast Guardsman Nathan Bruckenthal

Named in Nathan Bruckenthal’s honor, Nathan the puppy is being trained as a service dog with the group Veterans Moving Forward – a non-profit organization that provides therapy and service dogs to veterans with both mental and physical health challenges.

08/24/2012

FILE - A dog shakes out water out of its fur. (Photo credit: UWE ZUCCHI/AFP/GettyImages)

The Science Behind The Shake: Why Mammals Shake Themselves Dry

While most of us try to avoid getting showered by the dog shake, researchers at Georgia Tech decided to study it and discovered animals actually do a miraculous job of drying themselves.

08/23/2012

Nick riding in the car (credit: Billie Rama)

NJ Lawmaker Introduces Bill Requiring Pets Buckle Up In Cars

The days of your dog sticking his head out the window of your car could soon come to an end in New Jersey.

08/16/2012

The suspect in the robbery at Zoo-Rama Pets - Elmont, NY (credit: Zoo-Rama Pets)

Video Shows Thief Stuffing Tiny Pomeranian Down His Pants At Elmont Pet Store

A pint-sized pooch was stolen from a Long Island pet store, and it was all caught on video.

07/26/2012

Charlie The Dog rescued on the George Washington Bridge on July 4, 2012. (credit: Port Authority Police)

Panicked Pooch From Leonia Storms George Washington Bridge After Fourth Of July Fireworks

For “Charlie,” it was an 11-hour ordeal that ended on the catwalk of the GWB, a three-mile walk from his Leonia, N.J., home

07/06/2012

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New York Grad Student Offers Park Goers A Chance To Rent A Dog

A New York City graduate student has come up with a novel method of raising money for her favorite charity.

06/24/2012

Andrew Esposito (credit: Esposito family attorney Rosemarie Arnold)

Atty: Port Washington Family Files Lawsuit After 6-Year-Old Attacked By Dog In Schoolyard

Andrew Esposito was playing in the schoolyard at Sousa Elementary School in Port Washington when he was allegedly attacked by a lab mix that got away from its owners.

06/04/2012

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Good Samaritan, Dog Rescued From Cliff In Weehawken

A man had to be rescued after he tried to save a dog that fell hundreds of feet down a cliff along the Hudson River in New Jersey.

05/23/2012

A man attempts to retrieve a dog after it escaped from its cage during transportation on an airline at LaGuardia Airport on April 25, 2012. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pup Causes Delays At LaGuardia After Escaping From Cage, Running Onto Tarmac

The dog, a 30-pound Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy named Byrdie, somehow got out of her cage around 10 a.m. while she was being loaded onto a Delta flight bound for Memphis.

04/25/2012

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DogVacay Finds Someone To Take Care Of Your Dog While You’re Away

What do you do with your pet when you have to leave town? Typically, the options are board it or perhaps have a friend or neighbor take care of it. A new service hopes to expand the alternatives.

04/17/2012

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