North Carolina dog diagnosed with COVID-19 dies

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in June that dogs, cats and a few other animals types are able to contract COVID-19, it is rare for animals to pass it on to their owners or vice versa.

On the hunt for rats in NYC

Rats have been an issue in New York City for as long as it has been a city, and despite the best efforts, won’t go away. FOX 5 NY takes a look at how some dogs are returning to their rat-hunting roots to help rid the city of this pesky problem.

61 dogs rescued from NJ house of horrors

The Monmouth County SPCA says it rescued 61 small dogs including puppies and several pregnant dogs that were living in horrific conditions in Belford, New Jersey.

American Kennel Club recognizes new breed

A vigorous Belgian livestock-guarding breed is gaining entree to the American Kennel Club. But Americans eager to see a Belgian Laekenois in person may have to be patient, since the coronavirus pandemic has taken a bite out of dog shows.