Dogs

United States Postal Service

Pet owners and postal workers can feel better about mail delivered in the presence of our furry friends. According to a new report from the United States Postal Service, dog attacks on Western New York postal workers dropped four percent in 2017.

FDA warns pet owners about bone treats

Nov 29, 2017
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Many dog owners know not to toss a turkey or chicken bone to their dog; those bones are just too brittle. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning the risk goes beyond that, especially when it comes to the “bone treats” you may see at the store.

Lian Bunny

Summer is the season for barbecues, beach outings and relaxing backyard sojourns.

Chris Caya WBFO News

Unusually long lines clogged Buffalo Niagara International Airport on Monday. It's part of a trend forming at airports around the country, one that Senator Charles Schumer believes can be alleviated with more canine patrols.


Lian Bunny

How much do you love your pet?  Enough to cook them special meals? A new poll finds that nearly one-third of New Yorkers devote some time to preparing special treats for their four-legged friends.

Dog bites cost homeowners half-billion dollars in insurance claims

May 27, 2015
iii.org

Dog bites are taking a huge bite out of the pocketbooks of American homeowners. Last year, dog bites and other dog-related injuries cost property owners more than $530 million in insurance claims, according to the Insurance Information Institute.

15 dogs found abandoned on Wyoming County roadway

Nov 4, 2014
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Fifteen puppies and dogs found abandoned in the middle of a rural road are settling in at the Wyoming County Animal Shelter. Authorities are still looking for those responsible for leaving the canines where they were nearly hit by a car Sunday evening.

SPCA Serving Erie County

Buffalo Police and investigators from the SPCA joined forces Friday in multiple raids to break up a dogfighting ring.

WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

Overcrowding is becoming a serious problem at the SPCA of Niagara, and a pleas are being issued to potential pet owners.