Working Animals

These companion and service animals are always on the clock, helping humans with loyalty and courage. Discover the inspiring ways in which these animals are improving our lives every day. more ›

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Thu, Aug 2 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1

Global initiative promotes service canines. For dog owners, every four-legged friend provides limitless help in the form of comfort, companionship, and fun. But certain canines go above and beyond this bond to provide assistance to their… more ›

Celebrate International Assistance Dog Week

Wed, Jun 20 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 2

Celebrate Take Your Dog to Work Day! This week, offices and businesses from coast to coast are going to the dogs. On Friday, June 22, Pet Sitters International is celebrating Take Your Dog to Work Day. Founded in 1999, Take Your Dog to Wo… more ›

Commute With Your Canine!

Wed, Jun 13 | By Amy Lieberman | 2

Essential information for potential pet parents. Thousands of racing greyhounds are bred annually to compete in the nearly 30 dog racetracks across the United States, in an effort to produce "winning dogs," according to the Humane Society of th… more ›

Adopting a Former Racing Greyhound

Sun, May 27 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1

Zootoo honors four-legged heroes for Memorial Day. Since World War I, military working dogs have played a crucial role in protecting our nation’s armed forces. Today, these four-legged heroes continue to perform vital duties, from exp… more ›

Military Working Dogs: A Salute to Canine Heroes

Sun, Mar 25 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 1

ASPCA accepting nominations for annual Humane Awards. As pet owners, we tend to believe that our four-legged family members are extraordinary. But some furry friends go above and beyond the bonds of companionship. To recognize these animal hero… more ›

Is Your Pet the Dog or Cat of the Year?

Wed, Mar 21 | By Amy Lieberman | 1

Charitable initiative promotes early intervention for working animals. Service dogs serve crucial, specialized roles that help their human companions perform the daily tasks they might otherwise have a much harder time completing. So it'… more ›

Service Animals to Receive Free Eye Exams

Thu, Feb 23 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 4

Four-legged film stars honored at annual ceremonies. While their human costars gear up for the red carpet at this weekend’s Academy Award ceremonies, many animal celebrities have already walked — and galloped and swam — away with a… more ›

Canine Celebrity "Uggie" Sweeps Pawscars and Golden Collar Awards

Tue, Feb 21 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 2

Zootoo salutes some of our favorite working animals. Pets and animals provide humans with so many gifts — fun, companionship, and love. But some extraordinary animals go above and beyond the bond between humans and pets. In honor of these fou… more ›

Pets on the Job!

Tue, Jan 24 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 5

Near miss of Oscar nomination for “Uggie” puts acting pets in the spotlight. The recent announcement of the nominations for the 84th Annual Academy Awards left some animal lovers outraged at a glaring omission — the performance of … more ›

Could Your Pet Be a Movie Star?

Mon, Jan 2 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 3

Nominations are open for nationwide canine contest. To pet parents, every dog is heroic — providing love and affection for their humans each day. But certain canines go above and beyond the human-animal bond to protect and serve their … more ›

Do You Know a 'Hero Dog'?

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