In 2012, K-9 Bosco was given to the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office after another agency described him as "untrainable and uncontrollable." Over time, he became the most successful K-9 in the unit's history.
Hannah Westmoreland's service dog, Dallas, was let out for his regular dip in the family's pond but was later found bleeding from a gunshot wound.
The black Labrador named Rowley is trained to help 22-year-old Megan Taylor with everyday tasks and, should she lose consciousness, can even phone for help.
An Arkansas sheriff’s deputy has been fired for shooting a 9 lb. dog in the face on Friday in an incident that was captured on video and has since gone viral. The whole mess began on Friday afternoon in Faulkner County, Arkansas, when the sheriff’s department received a complaint about an aggressive dog. Canady told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that a neighbor had been waving a gun at the dog in his property and said she was calling the authorities.
A Wisconsin homeowner started the new year with the fright of her life when she found a stranger asleep in her living room, snuggling with her dog.
"He's a part of our family, a very important part," Diana Alvarado said about her stolen dog, Smokey. "They just took a member of our family."
An Arizona woman turned her dog into a meme when she dressed the pooch in a neon pink kevlar vest with porcupine-like quills — aka a Coyote Vest.
Hamlet is a therapy pig for her “mom” Melanie Gomez, who was diagnosed with epilepsy while in college, and when her seizures got worse, she decided on a companion.
Sonny Gilligan and his three dogs were on their way to hunt for jackrabbits when the 120-pound Charlie got his paw stuck in the trigger of one of Gilligan's shotguns and accidentally shot his owner in the back.
Jennarae Nicole Goodbar, 12, was chasing after her dog, Cash, on Saturday when the two were killed by an oncoming car. They'll be buried together on Saturday.
When Tanja Brandt first brought owls home to recover after they had suffered falls or traffic injuries, she saw how caring Ingo was with them and began documenting their adventures.