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Proposed law would prohibit banning pit bulls
27 Michigan communities regulate or ban breed-specific dogs considered dangerous.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Breed-specific legislation Dog breed Pit Bull Wayne County Michigan Cities in Michigan American Pit Bull Terrier Staffordshire Bull Terrier Selective breeding
Law would prohibit communities from banning pit bulls
27 Michigan communities regulate or ban breed-specific dogs considered dangerous.        
10836 points by Detroit Free Press | Breed-specific legislation Pit Bull American Pit Bull Terrier Staffordshire Bull Terrier Dog breed Selective breeding Property Landrace
Detroit dogs: living in the city
       
-2 points by The Detroit News | Dog breed Dog Pet
Essay: Things I learned covering the Westminster dog show
I grew up with dogs (and a cat), as well as a mother who loved dogs -- especially Siberian huskies. We had an illustrated book of dog breeds on the living room bookshelf, and I pored over it so often that from a pretty young age I could tell you whether the burly pooch walking down the street was a Saint Bernard or a Bernese mountain dog or a Great Pyrenees.
1 points by The Denver Post | Dog Dog breed Conformation show Bitch Bloodhound Norwegian Elkhound Dog health Kennel club
Video: Golden retriever delivers valentines at Texas Children's Hospital with joy
A toddler couldn't have done this with any more sweetness. Elsa. the 2-year-old golden retriever employed full-time by Texas Children's Hospital to help patients heal, spent Tuesday delivering valentines.
1178 points by The Houston Chronicle | Houston Valentine's Day Golden Retriever Dog breed Hospital Labrador Retriever Therapy Texas Children's Hospital
Rumor the German shepherd wins Westminster best in show
Rumor was crowned America’s top dog Tuesday night        
-2 points by The Detroit News | German Shepherd Dog Dog American Kennel Club Rin Tin Tin Dog breed Madison Square Garden Dog breeds originating in Europe Hip dysplasia
Rumor comes out of retirement and wins Westminster’s Best in Show
Rumor was crowned America’s top dog Tuesday night when, a year after a near miss on the very same green carpet, she came out of retirement to win best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club.
32 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | German Shepherd Dog Dog American Kennel Club Rin Tin Tin Dog breed Madison Square Garden Dog breeds originating in Europe Hip dysplasia
Rumor the German shepherd wins best in show at the Westminster Dog Show
While every canine is a good boy (or girl!), Rumor is the official Top Dog.The 5-year-old German shepherd won the coveted Best in Show title on Tuesday night at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City.As part of the title, Rumor, a.k.a. GCH CH Lockenhaus’ Rumor Has It V Kenlyn, and her handler Kent Boyles pawed off with a fancy silver bowl and beautiful blue ribbon.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Dog breed Madison Square Garden American Kennel Club New York City Dog Dog breeds English-language films Manhattan
Second German shepherd ever to win Westminster Dog Show
Rumor the German shepherd has become America's top dog.
5072 points by Daily News | Dog American Kennel Club German Shepherd Dog Madison Square Garden Dog breed Green Bay Packers Dog breeds Progressive retinal atrophy
Rumor the German shepherd wins best in show at Westminster
NEW YORK (AP) — Rumor the German shepherd has become America's top dog.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Madison Square Garden American Kennel Club Conformation show Westminster Kennel Club English-language films Dog breed Dog shows and showing German Shepherd Dog
German Shepherd Rumor wins Westminster Kennel Club's Best in Show
The German Shepherd earned top honors in the prestigious annual dog show.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | American Kennel Club Breed Groups Dog breed Dog shows and showing Dog breeds Dog Conformation show Madison Square Garden
Life with Westminster dog show's big breeds
They're pets that need a few accommodations, like a minivan with the seats pulled out, a bed that can approach the size of a twin mattress and a household that doesn't mind when an animal that weighs in triple digits wants to "share" the sofa.But owners of some of the Westminster Kennel Club dog...
1102 points by Chicago Tribune | Dog Dog breed Westminster Kennel Club Conformation show Pet Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Giant dog breed Kennel club
Insurance company cancels woman's policy over Facebook dog picture
Ben HooperFeb. 14 (UPI) -- A North Carolina woman said her insurance company canceled her policy after workers looked at her Facebook and misidentified the breed of her dog.
206 points by UPI | Dog breed Dog Dog health United Press International
Organized crime is taking over the French Bulldog puppy trade
Crime lords are ditching drug trafficking in favor of puppy-smuggling — and are raking in nearly $40,000 a week, The Sun can reveal. French bulldogs are the criminals’ favorite money-spinners and are trafficked from disease-infested breeding dens in countries like Romania to meet the huge demand in the United Kingdom. This bat-eared breed is set to take...
1002 points by New York Post | Illegal drug trade Dog Smuggling Puppy Dog breed French Bulldog Dogs Gang
Westminister dog show brings warm-and-fuzzy pairings
Nearly 2,800 dogs are in the 141st Westminster event.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Madison Square Garden Conformation show Dog breed Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show English Springer Spaniel Dog shows and showing Welsh Springer Spaniel Roundtown Mercedes of Maryscot
Woman, terrier attacked by 2 escaped dogs in Riverside
A woman and her dog were attacked by two dogs that escaped from a neighbor’s yard earlier this month in west suburban Riverside.
7 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Labrador Retriever Dog Dog breed Veterinary medicine Pet Retriever Leo White Jess Robbins
Rumor has it: German shepherd scores at Westminster dog show
NEW YORK (AP) — She's no longer a Rumor at America's top dog show.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Dog breeds Dog breed American Kennel Club Madison Square Garden Progressive retinal atrophy The Intelligence of Dogs English Springer Spaniel Dog
PHOTOS: 2017 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
The 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. There are 2874 dogs entered in this show with a total entry of 2908 in 200 different breeds or varieties, including 23 obedience entries.
172 points by The Denver Post | Dog Dog breed Dog breeds New York City American Kennel Club Lhasa Apso Pembroke Welsh Corgi Coat
2017 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
The 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show runs Feb. 11-14, 2017, in New York.
2152 points by Chicago Tribune | Dog breed Conformation show Chicago Westminster Kennel Club Dog breeds Kennel club Chicago Tribune Dog
Peters dog wins big at Westminster
With a name like Grand Champion Dunhill Steeler Nation, you’d expect the bearded collie to be a winner. Today, he won Best of Breed at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City.
28 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Conformation show Westminster Kennel Club Dog shows and showing Dog breed Dog American Kennel Club Kennel club Puppy
Every dog has its day but it will be hard to beat Preston the puli
The 141st Westminster Kennel Club show is back in town, and for owners who spend well over $100,000 a year to present their prize pooches to the fans who shell out $40, buy a hot dog and shout for their favorites, it’s way bigger than the Super Bowl, the World Series and March Madness.
329 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Dog breed American Kennel Club Dog breeds Madison Square Garden Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Dog Dog shows and showing Conformation show
Border collie, Trick, wins agility at Westminster dog show
NEW YORK (AP) - A border collie named Trick has won the Westminster Kennel Club agility contest with a flash of a run through a canine obstacle course. Trick topped a field of 50 finalists to take the title Saturday night with her owner and handler, John Nys (NYZE') of ...
5 points by The Washington Times | Dog breed Kennel club Rough Collie New York Bernese Mountain Dog Rhode Island Obstacle course Dog agility
Cats at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show? Sort of, in a first
Dogs from petite papillons to muscular Rottweilers showed off their four-footed agility Saturday at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, tackling obstacles from hurdles to tunnels. And next door, so did some decidedly rare breeds for the Westminster world: Cats. For the first time, felines sidled...
75 points by Chicago Tribune | Kennel club Predation Theobromine poisoning Dog agility Dog breed Dog American Kennel Club Neutering
Cats at the Westminster dog show? Sort of, in a first
NEW YORK — Dogs from petite papillions to muscular Rottweilers are showing off their four-footed agility at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show as they tackle obstacles from hurdles to tunnels.And next door, so are some decidedly rare breeds for the American dog world's marquee weekend: cats.For the first time, felines are sidling up to the nation's premier dog show, as part of an informational companion event showcasing various breeds of both species.
14 points by Boston Herald | Cat American Cocker Spaniel Westminster Kennel Club Dog breed Conformation show Dog agility Kennel club Cocker Spaniel
The Westminster Dog Show is now going to include cats
The cats won't compete in the actual show, but will be part of a "Meet the Breeds" event on February 11.       
13769 points by USA Today | Dog breed Conformation show Kennel club Dog American Kennel Club Dogs Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
That’s a good boy! Boulder’s newspaper-delivering dog shines in national spotlight
Quincy, a golden retriever, who has delivered newspapers to his Boulder neighborhood for 11 years was captured doing what he does best for a Today Show segment.
1 points by The Denver Post | Golden Retriever Sweetest Thing Dog Dog breed Labrador Retriever American films English-language films Jason Bateman
Barbara Corcoran hopes to find new pup at Westminster
Their 15-year-old Shih Tzu just died, so they will be looking to select a breed they want for their next pet.
9 points by New York Post | Madison Square Garden Dog breed Westminster Kennel Club Conformation show National Hockey League Dog Madison Kennel club
Golden Tracker going for the gold at National Dog Show
Grand Champion Chantelle Barefoot in the Park, a.k.a. Tracker from Harleysville, is a golden retriever with a big head, natural blond hair, and a loving, brown-eyed gaze that turns strangers into soul mates.
775 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Conformation show Dog breed Golden Retriever Dog Kennel club Labrador Retriever American Kennel Club Dog shows and showing
Puppy reported stolen from Naperville pet shop, police say
A 10-week-old Pomeranian puppy was reported stolen Sunday from a Naperville pet shop, police said.According to Naperville police Cmdr. Jason Arres, police on Tuesday morning responded to a report of the theft of the black and white puppy from Petland in the 700 block of Illinois Route 59.Workers...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Dog Crime Naperville Illinois Illinois Will County Illinois Illinois Route 59 Dog breed DuPage County Illinois
Dog-friendly outdoor seating? It could happen
Diners in the Blue Water Area may be able to add one more to their party — their dogs — in the future when they sit outside at restaurants.         
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Dog Pet Labrador Retriever Eating Dog health Gray Wolf Dog breed