Vincent, a Morbidly Obese Dachshund, Is Beating the Odds on His Weight Loss Journey to ‘Skinny Vinnie’

Vincent, an overweight dachshund, is on a weight loss journey after reaching an unhealthy 38 pounds before the death of his owner

Happy National Dog Day! We’ve Got the Details on How Emmy Rossum Will Celebrate

Emmy Rossum’s furry best friends can expect some sweet treats this week

Army Specialist and Bomb-Sniffing Dog Partner Share Big Hug After 3 Years Apart

Vance McFarland is giving a forever home to the battle buddy he spent every day with in Afghanistan

Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later: Founder of the Best Friends Animal Society Looks Back on Helping Pets Survive the Storm

Francis Battista helped run the animal rescue efforts following Katrina, even adopting one of the dogs as his own

VIP: ‘Very Important Panda’ Cub Update from Washington, D.C., and China

Check in on how the world’s newest panda cubs are adorably adjusting to the spotlight

Birds That Fill Me with a Vague but Persistent Dread: The Seagull

When you gaze at a seagull, a seagull gazes also

It’s a Panda! National Zoo’s Panda Mei Xiang Welcomes Third Cub After Doubts About Pregnancy

Mei Xiang welcomed the cub on Saturday

Rare Sand Cat Gives Birth to a Surprise Litter After Losing Mate

Experts believe there are only 116 sand cats left in the world

Soldier Reunited with Army Dog After Years of Searching for Her

Army Specialist Tyler Roberts started searching for his dog as soon as he returned from his 2011 tour

Who’s Been Playing in My Pool? Family’s Backyard Invaded by Bears in Pawsibly the Cutest Pool Party Ever

The bears spent about an hour in the pool before leaving on their own

First Wolf Pack in Nearly 100 Years Discovered in CA

Wolves were reintroduced in the West via Yellowstone National Park in 1995

Photographer Documents Amazing Bond Between Shelter Animals and the Volunteers Who Care for Them

These beautiful and moving photos show the bonds animals make before finding their forever homes

Puppy Missing Front Legs Hops into Loving Forever Home

Deuce’s new parents are the founders of a non-profit that provides therapy dogs to people in need