| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:17 PM
For Gabriel Rangel, "puppy love" means more than a fleeting infatuation.
The professional dog handler is a rock star at events such as this weekend's Celebrate Dogs! show at the Orange County Convention Center. The annual event is billed as "the nation'...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Bo knows how to jump.
And how to set world records.
Trainer Crystal McClaren and her dog Bo set a new world record in Air Retrieve of 26 feet in the inaugural North America AKC Diving Dog championship at the second AKC/Eukanuba National Championship...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 10:10 AM
The American Kennel Club has recognized four more dog breeds, including a Spanish fishing dog and a South African guard dog, in a move allowing them to compete in prestigious canine competitions nationwide.
The Spanish Water Dog, the Cirneco dell'Etna,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Think it's tough keeping track of the players at a football game? Try breed-spotting at this weekend's AKC / Eukanuba National Championship in Orlando. The American Kennel Club recognizes 180 different dog breeds for competition. Here's just a few winning...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 8:57 AM
The Thanksgiving Day "National Dog Show Presented by Purina" has been a hit with TV viewers since the first contestant walked into the ring in Philadelphia in 2002. Viewership that first year hit nearly 19 million. Last year, hosts David Frei and John O'...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Victor Peters was just a quiet guy in the neighborhood until he killed a bear.
Now he's a media star.
Since he shot a Florida black bear that had twice broken into his Lady Lake home, Peters, 64, has been featured on CNN, fielded interview requests from...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Anyone who has spent a few hours glued to the televised broadcast of the Westminster Dog Show, watching highly skilled dogs jump and hop their way to national recognition, can imagine just how much training and practice are required to get to the national...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:36 AM
We are all familar with the old saying "Home is where the heart is." For many of us, the "heart" in our homes comes from our four-legged friends. This weekend, pet lovers of all ages will flock to the Connecticut Convention Center for the 23rd annual two-...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Everyone knows the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle, but it can be hard to find a routine to stick with. The good news: you don’t have to limit yourself to the same trek around the track or visit to the gym; varying your exercise can...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Grab a leash and some comfy shoes: DogFest is scheduled for Sept. 27 and promises fun for all the people and pets in your family.
This day-long festival will include games, contests, demonstrations, and kids’ activities -- and everything there...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:12 PM
The residents of ManorCare in Plantation light up when the therapy dogs from Canine Assisted Therapy come for a visit at least twice a week.
"The pet therapy program has made all the difference in the world," said Doris Kame, activities director for...