By Fox News Latino | 10/09/2013 - 12:32
The number of Latinos and African-Americans bitten by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department canines have dramatically increased in the past few years, a new study released earlier this week states.
While the annual dog bites for whites, Native Americans and Pacific Islanders remained very low from the years 2004 to 2012, the number of K-9 unit attacks on Latinos and African-Americans rose in the same period.
By Celia Fernandez | 08/12/2013 - 13:40
Researchers are trying to figure out a more effective way to help diagnose ovarian cancer and they are using dogs’ keen sense of smell to do it.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Working Dog Center has started training three canines to sniff out signature compounds that are evident in ovarian cancer using blood and tissue samples donated by patients.
By Miranda Noland | 01/17/2012 - 11:23
Ahhhh, puppy love—Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are seeing stars for more than one reason these days! Sure the teens are obviously really happy as far as their super-affectionate relationship is concerned, but it looks like the two just took things to the next level when they decided to adopt a dog...together!
By Lee Hernandez | 06/23/2011 - 16:02
Who doesn’t love a dancing dog, especially one that shakes its tail to salsa or merengue? Judging by how many hits these viral videos of rhythmically gifted canines get on YouTube, we’re not alone in our obsession! So, to help you get through the dog days of summer, we've assembled the most talented dancing dogs on the web here for your viewing pleasure!
By Mariela Rosario | 08/31/2010 - 17:00
When we caught this video here at the Latina offices, we were all super impressed and thoroughly entertained! So, of course, we had to share it with our readers. Check out the moves on this dog, which could seriously show up most of the talent they've recruited for the new season of Dancing with the Stars (especially now that we know Ali and Roberto won't make an appearance on the show):
By Mariela Rosario | 10/22/2008 - 15:12
The visions came in fragments, drifting in during the steel gray intervals of relative calm, between gusts of tears and sorrow. I saw dogs. Dogs in confinement, to be precise; abandoned, with desolate eyes staring from cold cages. I’m not quite sure why I thought of shelter dogs in those empty hours following my mother’s death, but for reasons I couldn’t understand at the time, I began to scour the Internet for local shelters.