Pit bull puppies are seen at an emergency shelter that has been housing hundreds of dogs seized as part of the largest dog-fighting raid in U.S. history in November 2009, in St. Louis, Mo. Dozens of American pit bull terriers netted in the largest dog-fighting raid in U.S. history are finding homes despite naysayers who predicted aggression or trauma would make them unsuitable as pets.
Actress Lucy Liu holds two Pomeranian puppies while department store owner Mohamed Al Fayed, right, looks on, as she officially opened the store's January Sale, Jan. 2005, in Knightsbridge, central London.
In this July 2009 photo, Pet Airways co-founder Alysa Binder holds her dog, Zoe, in Omaha, Neb. The first-ever all-pet airline will fly dogs and cats will fly in the main cabin of a Suburban Air Freight plane retooled and lined with carriers in place of seats.
This photo provided by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows the dogs' obedience training in action. The partner dog is sitting next to the subject and waiting for its turn. The owner is standing in the middle behind the two dogs.
Spectators throw flower petals as two newly married pooches walk down the aisle at a mall in New Dehli, India, Aug. 2008.
Owners submitted photos of their dogs, and event organizers provided then with a select choice of mates for their pets.
Animal activist, model and TV host Beth Ostrosky, right, kisses Gus, a pedigree Chinese crested from St. Petersburg, Fla., winner of the 2008 World's Ugliest Dog Contest held at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif.