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  • CNBC's Kernen cuddles Best in Show Miss P Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 8:16 AM ET
    CNBC's Kernen cuddles Best in Show Miss P

    Westminster Kennel Club's Best in Show Miss P joins "Squawk Box." Her animal handler Will Alexander, and Westminster communications director David Frei, discuss Miss P's upcoming year, and how much of the advantage is breeding versus training.

  • Why Patty Hearst has gone from doghouse to top dog Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 2:19 PM ET
    Rocket a shih tzu co-owned by famed and infamous heiress Patty Hearst is inspected by the judge in the ring during the toy group competition during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York.

    Patty Hearst's Shih Tzu, Rocket, won the toy dog category at the Westminster Kennel Club Show.

  • Protect your pooch! Expensive breeds to insure Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 2:35 AM ET

    Man's best friend can also be a big financial headache, with insurance costs for some breeds hitting as much as $120 per month.

  • The decline of pine: Plastic trees reign this year Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:27 PM ET
    Christmas tree

    With Christmas fast approaching it is likely that you have already made one of the season's most difficult decisions: real or artificial?

  • Imposters! Circus passes dyed dogs off as pandas Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 11:27 AM ET
    Mother giant panda Juxiao is seen with one of her triplets at Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, December 9, 2014.

    Environmental police in Italy seized two dogs from a circus that had dyed the pooches' fur in hopes of passing them off as pandas, The Local reported.

  • Photographer continues fight over monkey selfie Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:57 PM ET
    The U.S. Copyright Office has ruled that pieces of content produced by animals cannot be copyrighted.

    David Slater, a wildlife photographer, still maintains that he is the copyright owner of a photograph taken by a monkey.

  • Hammerhead shark stalks kayakers Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 4:22 PM ET
    Great hammerhead shark

    A 13-foot hammerhead shark got up-close and personal with a pair of kayakers off the coast of Palm Beach, Fla., last week.

  • Would you give pot to your pet? Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 1:53 PM ET
    Would you give pot to your pet?

    CNBC's Kate Rogers takes a look at a company who is developing marijuana products for animals.

  • Fat bear on the loose Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 2:59 PM ET
    Fat bear on the loose

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan show video of a black bear on the loose in a neighborhood in British Columbia, Canada.

  • What's the truth behind Japan's dolphin cull? Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 9:36 PM ET
    What's the truth behind Japan's dolphin cull?

    Ric O'Barry, Campaign Director of The Dolphin Project, says Japan is lying about the annual dolphin hunting season being a traditional custom.

  • Buzzkill! Drought saps California honey production Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:10 PM ET
    Honeybees at work on their hive.

    California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.

  • Shark Week filmmaker: My scariest moment Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 12:58 PM ET

    Shark Week filmmaker Andy Casagrande talks about why he loves sharks and what his favorite — and scariest — moments were from this year's Shark Week.

  • Sniffing out bed bugs Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 1:24 PM ET
    Sniffing out bed bugs

    Roscoe the "bed bug dog," and Jennifer Erdogan, of Bell Environmental Services, visit "Power Lunch."

  • Hi-rises woo pet lovers with dog spas, rooftop walks Saturday, 21 Jun 2014 | 2:08 PM ET
    Benjamin Hodson and Bastion

    Luxury living among the high-rise set is going to the dogs as builders are finding a huge demand for innovative spaces for animal lovers.

  • Pet pampering fit for dogs a la BarkBox Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 6:01 PM ET
    Compass, an American Cocker Spaniel from Brooklyn, sniffs over a BarkBox.

    Tech start-up BarkBox is taking on pet e-commerce. Dog owners can now spoil their pooches with monthly care packages filled with treats and toys.

  • BarkBox's recession proof biz Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 10:50 AM ET
    BarkBox's recession proof biz

    BarkBox supplies toys and treats for your dog. Co-founder & CEO Matt Meeker, discusses what pet owners get for their $20 a month subscription and how much room there is to grow in the pet space.

  • Welcome to the pork-cooking center of the universe Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    Hog farmers cooked and shared their best pork dishes right outside a barn housing live pigs at the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa.

  • Searching for wildebeest? There's an app for that Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 9:28 AM ET
    Wildebeest crossing the Mara River, which flows through Tanzania and Kenya.

    Armchair safari travelers have a new weapon at their fingertips—a real-time app tracking the migration of the wildebeest.

  • PetSmart CEO on getting tech savvy Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    PetSmart CEO on getting tech savvy

    We're very much investing online and using technology to deepen the connection with our customers, says David Lenhardt, PetSmart CEO, discussing how his company is using technology to capitalize on the big growth in the pet products segment.

  • Few regulations for $20B exotic pet industry Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 11:55 AM ET
    Few regulations for $20B exotic pet industry

    In this NBC Nightly News report first broadcast on October 19, 2011, Stephanie Gosk reports on concerns about the lightly-regulated exotic pet industry. The story was a response to an incident in Ohio in which a man released several dozen exotic animals and then committed suicide.