Reality TV star Lisa Vanderpump is well-known on the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" for two things: an affinity to all things pink and a soft spot for animals. Her love for her four-legged companions prompted Vanderpump and her husband Ken Todd to open a dog rescue center in Los Angeles last year. Updates: Download the NBCLA App
An hour sipping coffee, reading a book or doing work while a feline roams nearby sounds like home. It also sounds like dozens of operating cat cafés across the United States aiming to combine two needs: furry companionship for renters squeezed into closet-sized apartments with no-pet policies and abandoned cats looking for a forever home.
Kaylee Greer has found a way to do what she loves - and be successful. The 33-year-old North Reading, Massachusetts, native is an internationally acclaimed canine photographer, traveling the world photographing dogs for private and commercial clients.
If you've ever wanted to know more about your furry family member and where they came from, a dog DNA testing kit could help. When Amanda Olafsoon of Massachusetts adopted her dog Luna, she knew that the pooch was a mix of Australian Cattle Dog and a small terrier, but felt that her "unique" looking dog could have other breeds in her bloodline.
Tuco the Japanese Mastiff mix may be a supermodel on the rise, but his life hasn't always been glitz and glamour. Tuco's wags-to-riches story began in Texas at Arlington's Animal Services Center after he was found nearby, wandering the streets neglected and underweight.
Police body camera video captured the daring rescue of 60 cats and dogs from a Northern California animal shelter threatened by a wildfire. Video footage released by the Vacaville Police Department shows officers helping staffers at the Solano County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals racing to get the animals out of the building on Saturday as flames from the Nelson Fire closed in on the facility.