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This Robot Dog Movie Is Transformers Meets Lassie  This Robot Dog Movie Is Transformers Meets Lassie 

It’s called A.X.L., and it’s about to change your life. Well, not really, but it damn sure is going to try.

Dog-Walking App Wag, Which Is Kind of Like an Uber for Dogs, Reportedly Loses Another Good Boy [Updated] Dog-Walking App Wag, Which Is Kind of Like an Uber for Dogs, Reportedly Loses Another Good Boy [Updated]

Dog-walking service Wag, the subject of fairly numerous press reports in the tabloid media regarding lost canines, has come up again in NYC rag the New York Post in reference to yet another pup that slipped a leash.

A Dozen Homeless Dogs From Chernobyl Are Being Put Up for Adoption in the U.S. A Dozen Homeless Dogs From Chernobyl Are Being Put Up for Adoption in the U.S.

As Ernest Hemingway might’ve said: Good dogs, for adoption, minor radiation.

I DNA Tested My Cat and She Was Not Happy About It

I was crawling around on the floor, chasing my cat, Avalanche, as she artfully wriggled away from me over and over again to gnaw at the piece of tape I had stuck to her gray and white fur. Avalanche had unwittingly become a victim of journalistic inquiry: I wanted to explore the latest fad in consumer DNA testing,…

Report: A DNA Testing Company Could Not Tell the Difference Between Human and Dog DNA Report: A DNA Testing Company Could Not Tell the Difference Between Human and Dog DNA

Dog may be man’s best friend, and even genetically similar to humans, to boot, but there are enough key differences that it shouldn’t be too hard to distinguish between human and doggie DNA.

Pet Food Maker Offers to Cover Vet Bills After Dogs Contract Fatal Disorder Pet Food Maker Offers to Cover Vet Bills After Dogs Contract Fatal Disorder

Australian pet food manufacturer Advance Pet is under investigation after its dog food was suspected to be associated with a string of cases involving dogs contracting a digestive disease. Today it announced it would reimburse owners’ vet bills and euthanasia costs after a voluntary recall of its dog food in March,…

Vaccines Don't Give Dogs Autism, Veterinarians Shout Into the Void Vaccines Don't Give Dogs Autism, Veterinarians Shout Into the Void

The debunked idea that vaccines cause autism is one that, judging by my inbox alone, continues to endure. But veterinarians in the UK and elsewhere are now being forced to contend with antivaxxers going to the dogs.

Delta Airlines Sends Puppy to Wrong City—Multiple Times Delta Airlines Sends Puppy to Wrong City—Multiple Times

Delta is now implicated in the unnerving string of recent dog mishaps that’s rattled America’s skies. On Saturday, the airline was supposed to send a six-week-old dog named Ren from a breeder in Virginia to Boise, Idaho. Instead, the poor pup went to Detroit, where it spent the night, only to be again misrouted to Las…

United Airlines Re-Routes Plane After Third Dog-Related Mishap of the Week United Airlines Re-Routes Plane After Third Dog-Related Mishap of the Week

United Airlines had its third dog-related mishap this week, following up on the death of a puppy its flight attendants allegedly insisted be stuffed in an overhead bin and the accidental shipment of another dog to Japan by putting a third dog in the wrong plane.

In an Odd Turn of Events, an NFL Legend Rescued Stan Lee's Dog In an Odd Turn of Events, an NFL Legend Rescued Stan Lee's Dog

The 95-year-old Stan Lee has had an eventful few months, with reports of his finances in disarray, possible elder abuse, and accusations of sexual harassment on the part of the man himself.

After Puppy Dies in Overhead Bin, United Airlines Mistakenly Sends Different Dog to Japan After Puppy Dies in Overhead Bin, United Airlines Mistakenly Sends Different Dog to Japan

United Airlines did a very sad, regrettable thing this week when its attendants insisted a passenger store their 10-month-old French bulldog in the overhead bin on a flight from Houston to New York, resulting in said puppy’s untimely death of probable suffocation. In the second story casting doubt on the airline’s…

These Cute, Pixelated Puppers Will Devour You in This Wolfenstein 3D Mod These Cute, Pixelated Puppers Will Devour You in This Wolfenstein 3D Mod

You might love Wolfenstein, but I’m not one who can stomach much violence, even when it’s in service of destroying Nazis in all their forms. As a result, I’ve never played more than a few minutes of any Wolfenstein game. That’s why Return to Castle Woofenstein (aka Woof3d), a mod that turns every enemy Nazi into a…

United Airlines Makes Passenger Put Puppy in Overhead Bin, Puppy Promptly Dies United Airlines Makes Passenger Put Puppy in Overhead Bin, Puppy Promptly Dies

If you can’t stand a sad story, stop reading now. This one is just as heart-breaking as it is infuriating, and it might make you never fly United again. That’s because United just took responsibility for the death of a puppy, a small dog that just wanted to arrive in New York City unharmed.

An Idaho Science Teacher Allegedly Fed a Puppy to a Snapping Turtle in Front of Students An Idaho Science Teacher Allegedly Fed a Puppy to a Snapping Turtle in Front of Students

According to a Monday report in East Idaho News, longtime Preston Junior High School science teacher Robert Crosland is in trouble over what Preston School District 201 Superintendent Marc Gee says is a “regrettable circumstance involving some of the biological specimens” for use in Crosland’s classes.

More Evidence That Dogs ‘See’ the World With Their Powerful Noses More Evidence That Dogs ‘See’ the World With Their Powerful Noses

Dogs are equipped with a powerful sense of smell, but scientists haven’t been sure if our canine companions are capable of linking an aroma or scent to a physical object. New research suggests this is very much the case, and that dogs form a mental picture in their mind of the target when they’re tracking down a…

It's Official: Deckard's Dog in Blade Runner 2049 is the Best Dog It's Official: Deckard's Dog in Blade Runner 2049 is the Best Dog

How many dogs can say they’ve won awards? None of them, because dogs can’t speak English. But Deckard’s dog has won one anyway in this year’s Palm Dog USA.

How Does a Euthanasia Drug Keep Ending Up in Dog Food? How Does a Euthanasia Drug Keep Ending Up in Dog Food?

Owners of very good boys and girls might be perturbed by the latest recall to make the news: 27 brands of dog food pulled from warehouses for possibly containing pentobarbital, a sedative used to euthanize both pets and people alike. As Gizmodo has already reported, the recall concerns wet and canned dog foods…

Do Animals Have a Sense of Competition? Do Animals Have a Sense of Competition?

Humans do the wildest things to animals—stick them with experimental drugs, mash them into cheap nuggets, mount their severed heads on dining room walls. Against this backdrop of chaos and mass extermination the Puppy Bowl seems fairly benign, as do all those other events, like the Kentucky Derby, where animals are…

Boston Dynamics’ Unsettling Robodog Can Now Escape Through (Unlocked) Doors

The first time we saw Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini robo-dog in action, it used its gripping arm to help load a dishwasher. But after getting a fancy new yellow coat a few months ago, SpotMini has apparently since learned how to open doors, enabling the robot, and its comrades, to escape a life of servitude.

A Tiny Singing Dog Might Be the Solution to Your Lousy Commute A Tiny Singing Dog Might Be the Solution to Your Lousy Commute

Across the country, more and more people are working from home as commute times continue to rise. But if you still have to physically drag yourself to the office, there are concrete actions you can take to improve your daily grind. Namely, the addition of a little dog that sings along to your favorite string quartet.

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