This holiday, keep pets away from popcorn, cranberries, live Christmas trees, turkey skin and much more — but don’t worry about poinsettias.
A bearded collie from Peters wins best of breed and first place in the herding group at the National Dog Show Presented by Purina.
Despite a second incident at Frick Park, Pittsburgh is moving slowly on changes to off-leash area and rules on dogs.
Sixty people turn out to support Gentle Ben’s Giant Breed Rescue in Commonwealth Court hearing.
Pet Expo, comedian Mitch Fatel, country band The Stickers and Undercroft Opera’s “Aida” are some of the events on the schedule.
Ryky and other military dogs will have their day Tuesday, when they march with their soldiers in New York City’s Veterans Day parade.
Pittsburghers Jesse Coslov and Chris Kane see franchising in the future for the dog day-care business they launched in 2009 in the East End.
“Here Sasha Biggiepotamus Fierce!” “Can someone clean Joey Banana Pants’ litter box?” It’s time again for the wackiest dog and cat names.
Can your dog get Ebola? The short answer is “no.” There are no documented cases of dogs passing the Ebola virus on to people.
If your cat is missing the litter box, it’s time to start looking at where it’s located, how often it’s cleaned and other possible causes.
An unknown infectious disease at the Fayette SPCA has killed 10 dogs in as many days.
Rebecca Svetina’s schnauzer, Casey,has offered more than 20 million YouTube fans a look at loyalty and unconditional love.
Greyhound wellness and the day in the life of a racing dog are among topics at special Pittsburgh greyhound conference Aug. 2-3.
Be careful of canine inhabitants when entering gated yards. Fences and gates are erected to keep animals in and to keep others out.
Check out the Post-Gazette’s new Pets Web page at post-gazette.com/pets, then meet PG pet columnists at the Steel City Pet Expo today.
At the daylong event, visitors included dogs in all shapes, sizes and colors, as well as at least one ferret.
Breed-neutral laws and education in dog care and training are a better approach to bites than breed-specific legislation.
When dog or cat body temperatures spike to dangerously high levels in excessive heat, major organs are damaged.
Chihuahua and bulldog show off their acting chops in CLO’s “Legally Blonde: The Musical.”
Early summer is prime time for allergy-related skin problems in dogs, but prompt evaluation and testing can ease pets’ suffering.
This spring this Washington Post writer tested out a few dog-specific bike trailers for use on trails, boardwalks and pavement.
A pleasant walk turns ugly when clueless owners don’t recognize dog aggression in their pets.
New book honors search and rescue, cadaver and therapy dogs that took part in 9/11 efforts.
Innovative veterinary care is underway at University of Pennsylvania’s equine and farm animal hospital.
Local man combines love for his dog and coffee into online business that benefits animal shelters.
Carnegie Mellon professors, graduate students team with Animal Rescue League to help feral cats and people who care for them.
Our houses and yards are full of things that can sicken or kill pets, everything from prescription drugs to lilies.
Coronavirus is not just a problem in cats. Pigs, camels and people can also be infected and die from this type of disease.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will audition canines for their barking talent.
Four canines will be invited to perform in a segment of Leopold Mozart’s “Hunting Horn Symphony,” barking on command.
Extra fees to accommodate Fifi and Fido per night at a hotel could range from $20 to a whopping $200 per night at some spots.
A Hampton couple's photo of their Dalamtian on a North Carolina beach wins a national contest sponsored by AAA.
As Lyme disease becomes a bigger problem in Pennsylvania, some veterinarians suggest vaccination.
A community group says it will not endorse a plan to build a $15 million animal shelter in Homewood.
Ten therapy dogs helped students ease their anxieties when they returned to Franklin Regional High School.
The Western Pennsylvania Kennel Association dog show in Monroeville last week was a great opportunity to meet some great dogs.
Walking is a great way for you and your dog to shed winter weight, but be careful with retractable leashes. Head collars are safer.
Competitions on Saturday and Sunday were two separate shows. Though many dogs competed both days, the judges and winners were different.
Irwin the porcupine just one of the many animals that find help at Animal Rescue League wildlife center in Verona.
The case of Thor the Siberian husky highlights the problem of people taking dogs to "protect" them.
Feline Infectious Peritonitis challenges veterinarians because it is difficult to diagnose and almost always fatal to infected cats.
Edie, canine ambassador at Fairmont hotel celebrating fourth birthday Friday.
An attorney for Gisele Paris, who is charged with taking the dog, said the husky was in "horrible health."
"The Book of Why" is a great read, and not just because Ralph the female German shepherd is a key character.
Cropping the ears of some breeds is strictly cosmetic surgery and not in the best interest of the dog, most veterinarians say.
The plan has run into opposition from residents concerned about noise and smells, or those unwilling to move to make way for the building.
Cesar Millan of "Dog Whisperer" fame tackles toughest dogs -- and owners -- in new show "Cesar 911."
A pet trainer in Irwin wants to train police in how to handle aggressive dogs they meet while on duty.
Nothing funny about cat scratch disease. It's diagnosed 22,000 times each year in the U.S. and can lead to other problems.
The inscription "In Memory of K-9 Rocco" will be emblazoned on bullet-proof vests for many K-9s across the country.