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

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

  • Airports go to the dogs to help frazzled fliers Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 11:26 AM ET
    A traveler pets a therapy dog inside Terminal 2 at San Francisco International Airport.

    Airports like LAX are taking on therapy dog programs in order to calm and comfort frazzled fliers. USA Today reports.

  • 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 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

    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

    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.

  • Westminster dog show opens to—gasp!—mutts Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 6:04 PM ET
    In this December, 2012 photo, Roo! weaves through obstacles during agility competition in Orlando, Fla.

    No longer the exclusive stomping ground of purebreds, the Westminster Kennel Club dog show has opened its doors to mixed breeds.

  • Snake on a windshield!     Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 2:59 PM ET

    CNBC's Mandy Drury shows a must see video of two men trying to get a poisonous snake off their windshield and the freak out that ensued.

  • Nearly 600 pets die from treats out of China     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 4:42 PM ET

    The government is stepping in after nearly 600 deaths are believed to be linked to pet treats out of China. Wendy Diamond, Animal Fair Magazine, weighs in.

  • FDA proposes tough new safety rules for pet food Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 4:09 PM ET

    The FDA proposed strict new safety regulations for food produced for pets and other animals by both domestic and foreign manufacturers.

  • How the sage grouse could tank Western mining Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
    Greater sage grouse

    Wildlife officials to list the sage grouse as endangered species, a move that would greatly effect energy development in the Western U.S.

  • Does your holiday budget factor in a big vet bill? Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    An unexpected line item on your holiday budget: A pricey vet bill for accidental poisoning or foreign body ingestion.

  • House full of snakes     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    Venomous snakes rescued from an Ohio home find sanctuary at a Kentucky reptile zoo, CNBC's Nikki Burden reports.

  • Don’t cull me now: celebrities fight for badgers Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 9:38 AM ET
    5,000 badgers are expected to be culled in a six-week U.K. trial

    Musician Meat Loaf, actress Judi Dench and Queen guitarist Brian May have joined forces in an unusual alliance in the U.K. to protest against a pilot scheme to cull badgers.

  • Wal-Mart to start-ups: Pet health grows Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    The pet insurance sector is growing, as pet medical costs rise and more employers offer pet care insurance. Even Wal-Mart has entered the pet health insurance business.

  • Sick pet? Don't fret! Jet there with your vet Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 12:45 PM ET
    Jill Zarin of "The Real Housewives of New York City" with Ginger on their way to Los Angeles.

    Two veterinarians and a private jet company have partnered to offer the country's only ride-along-vet, concierge-pet service.

  • EAST HAMPTON, New York, May 21- Judging by early demand for everything from doggie daycare to Ferrari rentals and fine art, rich Americans are going to make this a strong summer in one of their favorite playgrounds- the beach towns on the eastern end of Long Island collectively known as the Hamptons.