A new study has collected thousands of reports from the owners of “button” dogs, who believe their pets talk by tapping buttons with prerecorded words
For the first time in three decades, the U.S. has a new favorite dog breed, according to the American Kennel Club.
Founded more than a decade ago, the Chugiak-based August Fund finds ways for retired sled dogs to be adopted by Alaskans and people all over the nation.
The Mo Mountain Mutts dog walking business has produced a few viral videos over the past year. But a video of dogs being picked up by the Puppy Bus has become a sensation.
Sheila Pontier, who runs Alaska Potbelly Pig Rescue out of Wasilla and Big Lake, has saved more than 150 animals.
The Alaska Federation of Natives wants the Indian Health Service to help alleviate widespread problems with diseases like rabies that are taking a human toll and pose an ongoing threat in rural communities.
As more and more Alaskans collect snakes, lizards and other exotic pets, nonprofits and businesses are grappling with a host of problems accompanying the growth.
Shelters around the state say they’re seeing an influx of animals due to a complicated web of cost, pandemic isolation and challenges finding veterinary care.
Are pit bulls aggressive? Golden retrievers great with kids? Not necessarily, researchers found, with breed alone explaining very little about dog behavior and personality.
Each breed is different, and so is each dog. But some techniques are universal, according to columnist John Schandelmeier.
For the first time in more than 20 years, rabies was confirmed in a river otter, officials said.
“Training plans” with Labradors can go sideways quickly when a chicken sandwich enters the picture.
The highly contagious infection can lead to pneumonia and hits puppies, older dogs and dogs with health problems the hardest. Vaccination against kennel cough protects for about year.
Electronics are fallible, and they can rob a generation of basic knowledge.
Training with patience, consistency and praise can turn an ill-behaved animal into a good dog .
With the right training and preparation, you may be able to safely resolve encounters with traps and snares.
When housebound pet owners dole out more treats and less exercise, dogs face their own versions of the “quarantine 15.”
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer in May and receiving a steady stream of visitors through the pandemic, Newtok the dog died Oct. 6.
Even with shelters closed to casual visitors, animals are being adopted faster than normal.
“You’re probably wondering why I’m calling out of the blue,” the voice on the phone said. “It’s about my dog — she’s been missing.”
Bill Hess of Wasilla found his “Kitty Buddy” on his wife’s ancestral White Mountain Apache lands six years ago. Now Hess is chronicling Carrizo’s remaining days online.
The Australian man who introduced labradoodles to the world back in 1989 says irresponsible breeding of poodle hybrids is causing health problems.
What once was reserved for the wealthy and eccentric has entered into the marketplace as an alternative option to adopting or purchasing a dog or cat.