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Astoria Characters: The Banker Everybody Loves

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.22.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

For Michael Serao, banking isn't all about money. It's about helping people enrich their lives.

When a Kiss Can Get You Bitten: Lessons From Denver

Sophia Yin | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Sophia Yin

We'd all do better if every one just knew a few things about dog body language and proper greetings. For instance, it's important to know that yawning, licking their lips, and panting as well as looking away can be signs of anxiety or fear.

WATCH: This Bunny Rabbit Has A Surprising Talent

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 01.30.2012 | Comedy

Champis is a bunny that has something to prove — that rabbits are super tough, too. According to Google Translate, the text at the end of the vi...

Ancient Skull Reveals Clues About Man's Best Friend

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.24.2012 | Science

How long have we been raising dogs? According to new research, long enough that we ought to call them 'caveman's best friend.' A 33,000 year-old do...

Dogs' Amazing Antifreeze Feet Explained Japanese Scientists

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.13.2012 | Science

Woof, it's cold out there! So how come dogs' paws don't freeze up when they pad around on snow and ice - and what keeps dogs from minding the cold? ...

The Weirdest Place To Find A Lost Wedding Ring

AP | Posted 01.05.2012 | Weddings

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A couple has found a suspect in the disappearance of their $4,500 wedding ring – their 10-month old basset hound. Albuquer...

Dog Plays With Beached Shark

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.29.2011 | Green

Some sort of bravery-boosting serum must have found its way into the world's dog food supply. First one daring dog decided he'd had enough of a sha...

Jimmy Stewart's Ode to His Dog Beau

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 02.14.2012 | Entertainment
Cyrus Saatsaz

The video clip below is from an episode of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Hollywood legend Jimmy Stewart was Carson's guest that evening.

New HSUS Investigation Reveals Deception By Online Puppy Seller

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 02.06.2012 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

In our latest undercover investigation, investigators and attorneys dug into the world of Internet puppy sellers and found not only the underlying cruelty of puppy mills, but also deceptive sales tactics.

"The Price Isn't Right"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.29.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Get-rich-quick schemes are a dime a dozen, which means you'd have to have dozens of them to get rich. But my wife, Sue, and I recently came up with a get-poor-quick scheme: We had a tag sale.

Miracle Dog

Domenick Scudera | Posted 01.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Domenick Scudera

Brian and I started receiving messages from concerned friends soon after this. They told us we were the only ones who could save this dog. We already have a house full of misfit animals, what's one more?

Happy Birthday Laugh Of The Day

Posted 11.21.2011 | Women

A good friend of mine received this on his birthday, and sent it on to me. I thought is was just too funny, and today is my birthday, so I'm sharing ...

WATCH: Funniest Viral Videos Of The Day

Posted 11.15.2011 | Comedy

On today's Urlesque Show, we have two different types of dog video (a d'aww one and a funny one) and one very cool Disney mascot. First we have a m...

Police Say Dog Who Bit Toddler Has Escaped From Death Row

AP | Posted 12.18.2011 | Green

ALBANY, Ore. -- Blue the dog had spent his days locked up in the Albany Pet Hotel, waiting while his death sentence is appealed. Now police say someon...

The Stray Dogs Of Thailand And How Travel Can Help Them

Wendy Diamond | Posted 12.11.2011 | Travel
Wendy Diamond

Thailand is filled with abandoned pets, but a grassroots effort is beginning to take shape to help these abandoned animals.

World Rabies Day: Vaccination as an Alternative to Clubbing and Poisoning Dogs

Sophia Yin | Posted 11.28.2011 | Impact
Sophia Yin

September 28th -- World Rabies Day -- serves as a reminder of the dangers of the deadly rabies virus that kills roughly 55,000 people worldwide per year.

EXCLUSIVE ADORABLE PHOTOS: Meet The Dog With The World's Longest Ears

Posted 11.05.2011 | Weird News

His ears hang low. Harbor, a black and tan coonhound, has earned recognition from Guinness World Records as the living dog with the world's longest...

Farm Dog Nurses Piglets

AP | Posted 11.04.2011 | Weird News

CAMAGUEY, Cuba -- Yeti the dog already had a litter of pups to care for when the piglets adopted her as a second mom. Ever since then, the Cuban fa...

Memories of a Great Dog

Ken White | Posted 10.30.2011 | San Francisco
Ken White

Jasper saw himself as my rescuer and there were, indeed, occasions when this strong and serious dog got me out of several possible scrapes.

WATCH: Shar-Pei Just Wants To Sleep, Man

Posted 10.28.2011 | Comedy

Ziggy the Shar-pei might be trying to take a nap on the couch, but his position of choice isn't exactly conducive to sleep. Things like gravity seem t...

WATCH: Sleepy Dog Just Wants To Nap

Posted 09.26.2011 | Comedy

The term "spirit animal" gets thrown around pretty loosey-goosey on the Internet, but Jasper the dog comes pretty darn close to being the HuffPost Com...

Undercover Investigation of a Dog Factory Farm

Josh Tetrick | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green
Josh Tetrick

Last week, the animal protection organization Mercy For Animals released a video taken undercover by an employee wearing a hidden camera at a dog fact...

WATCH: How Not To Fetch A Rock

Posted 09.09.2011 | Comedy

We've all been there. Sometimes you're playing in the lake and you spot an awesome rock, so you've gotta pick it up and bring it up on land to show ev...

Five Furtastic Fathers Day Tips For the Common Canine: A Dedication to Father's Day

Wendy Diamond | Posted 08.19.2011 | Style
Wendy Diamond

This Father's Day, Animal Fair presents five pawsitively perfect ways that man's best friend can give back to dear old dad. So sit! Stay! Pick up your tongue and perk up your ears, because this one's for you Fido!

WATCH: Emaciated Dog Found In Trash Bin Recovering

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.17.2011 | New York

NEW YORK - A severely emaciated dog that was thrown out with the garbage in New York City is recovering and may soon be put up for adoption. Animal...