A New Jersey canine that was crowned the world's ugliest dog in 2007 and later became the topic of a children's book preaching acceptance has died. Elwood was 8.
A dog owner in western Kansas is seeking justice after his dog was apparently strangled.
The joy of adopting pets turned into a nightmare for some KC families who adopted from a Northland no-kill shelter since closed. The Northland operations manager had been cited repeatedly for neglect, cruelty and keeping animals in unsanitary conditions.
An eastern Missouri man has been sentenced to four years in prison for killing a cat with a hatchet.
Dogs trained in the military are finding a new way to serve with security and police work
With an accuracy rate of better than 97 percent, Elvis the beagle has become skilled at detecting pregnancy in polar bears. The knowledge can help zoos isolate and manage the care of the ursine mothers-to-be and has made the dog from Shawnee a hot commodity.
A pit bull-mix puppy that was dragged down Interstate 55 near St. Louis while tied to pickup truck is now up for adoption.
Two Olathe families this week won the right to continue keeping chickens in their backyards, but the discussion has started the City Council thinking about banning the birds from small lots city-wide.
By strapping a vest or backpack that says “service animal” to their pet, anyone can go in stores and restaurants where other dogs are banned, creating growing problems for the disabled community and business owners and leading to calls for better identifying the real deal.