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Labrador Retrievers Set Popularity-Ranking Record

The top 10 most popular dog breeds in the United States in 2013, according to the American Kennel Club’s registry.

01/31/2014

Dogs are quite particular about where they choose to relieve themselves -- not only do they defecate in direction with the north-south axis, but they also are sensitive to the Earth’s magnetic field.    (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: Dogs Relieve Themselves In-Line With Earth’s Magnetic Field

Dogs are quite particular about where they choose to relieve themselves — not only do they defecate in direction with the north-south axis, but they also are sensitive to the Earth’s magnetic field.

01/04/2014

Porter, a male pit bull mix, was found suffering from two broken femurs, a displaced jaw and was missing several teeth from what the Washington Humane Society believes to be a history of physical abuse. (credit: Washington Humane Society)

Serial Animal Abuser Allegedly Beat, Killed 3 Dogs

As least 10 dogs, including three that are now dead, were allegedly abused by a D.C. man over the past few years, the Washington Humane Society says.

12/05/2013

File photo of a service dog. (credit: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Forget Guns, School Safety Begins With Dogs

While some say school safety hinges on guns, cameras or alarms in classrooms, Mark Gomer and Kristi Schiller think specially trained dogs should take point in preventing violence in schools.

11/06/2013

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Arlington County Puts Time Limit on Dog Tethering

There’s a limit on how long dogs can be tethered in Arlington County, after the county board passed new legislation this weekend, citing potential risks to the animals’ well-being.

10/21/2013

Archive photo of a dog on a sidewalk. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Arlington Releases List of Dog-Friendly Dining Establishments

Dining with dogs in tow just got a little easier in Arlington.

09/05/2013

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Dog Flu Reported in Montgomery County

Maryland officials are warning dog owners in Montgomery County to watch out for canine influenza after the deaths of two dogs.

08/27/2013

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4th of July Fireworks Create a Nightmare for Dogs

Liberty is loud and a lot of dogs have problems with those Fourth of July sounds of freedom.

07/04/2013

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4th of July Fireworks Create a Nightmare for Dogs

Liberty is loud and a lot of dogs have problems with those Fourth of July sounds of freedom.

07/02/2013

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Who Let The Dogs Out? Intoxicated Neighbor Accused

Who let the dogs out? An eastern Kentucky sheriff says it was an intoxicated neighbor.

05/19/2013

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