Bag It Up: Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
Olympic Skater Rescued Pup From South Korea Meat Trade, Wins GoldAn Olympic figure skater went to South Korea last year to rescue dogs from the country's controversial meat trade, now she's back and taking home a gold medal.
Christmas Brings Chocolate Poisoning Warning For DogsVets, writing in the journal Veterinary Record, say Christmas and Easter are the most dangerous times of the year for pets to fall ill from eating chocolate.
New Study Finds Dogs Are Brainier Than CatsDogs reportedly have significantly more cortical neurons, the “little gray cells” associated with thinking, planning, and complex behavior, according to the study.
Therapy Dogs On Patrol At BradleyDogs aren't just for security anymore at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks. 
FDA: 'Bone Treats' Causing Dog Deaths And IllnessesThe FDA says they have received about 68 reports of pet illnesses, and even deaths, related to “bone treats.”
Want To Live Longer? Scientists Say You Should Get A DogA new study in Sweden says owning a dog is the best medicine for cardiovascular health, especially if you're single.
People Care More About Dogs Than Other Humans, Study FindsResearchers say that humans expressed more empathy towards dogs than other people when both were hurt or needed help.
Dogs Have Facial Expressions Just For When You're Looking, Study SaysThe scientists add that expressions like raising their eyebrows and making their eyes appear bigger are all signals that out furry friends are trying to communicate.
Pets Do Not Benefit Kids' Health, Study FindsDogs and cats have no "significant" impact on children's mental and physical health, according to a new study by the Rand Corporation.
Dog Owners' Lawsuit Seeks To Halt Euthanasia Of Dogs Accused Of Biting PeopleLawyers representing several dog owners this afternoon asked a federal judge to temporarily halt the euthanasia of all dogs accused of biting people.
Dog Squatting: The New Exercise Taking Social Media By Storm#SquatYourDog has begun to populate social media as dog owners are getting some workouts in with help from their furry friends.

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