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The puppies protecting herders and snow leopard This story was originally published by WWF Asia Pacific Exposure in February 2019. On a shivering cold morning in Mongolia’s capital city, 20 shiny wet noses and 20 pairs of bright black eyes stare out from the boot of a Toyota Tundra. Breath misting in the morning frost,…

In Japan, the Akita is considered a national treasure, and each year on March 8 — International Akita Day — the breed that is treasured by anyone who has been fortunate enough to welcome an Akita into their heart and home is celebrated by dog lovers around the world. The date holds a special significance…

Golden Retrievers are one of the most popular breeds of dogs, which is why people all over the world choose to bring Goldens into their homes as four-legged family members. But these dogs can do more than just make great pets! Recognized by the American Kennel Club in the United States, the Golden Retriever is…

National Dog Walker Appreciation Day is an officially recognized observation founded by Wag! for the men and women who walk millions of miles each day, exercising and entertaining mankind’s furry, four-legged friends. Whether walking with Wag!, another business, a friend or a colleague, dog walkers everywhere deserve a little extra gratitude today.” If you need…

WHAT IS IT? Canine influenza virus (CIV) causes respiratory symptoms similar to those experienced by humans with the flu, including coughing, sneezing, lethargy, fever, and discharge from the nose and eyes. There are two known influenza virus types that can infect and spread between dogs in the United States. IS THERE A VACCINE FOR CANINE…