Photo Essays

26 of LIFE’s Best Animal Covers

As magazine titles go, LIFE is perhaps the most all-encompassing in the history of periodicals. Though the magazine specialized in facets of human life—from war...

Presidents and Their Dogs

The Obamas select a Portuguese water dog to join them in the White House, continuing a long tradition of Presidential first dogs

Best in Surf: Dogs Ride the Waves

A charitable cause provides a great excuse for adorable dogs to compete in the fifth annual Loews Coronado Bay Resort Surf Dog Competition at Imperial Beach,...

Bo and Other Presidential Dogs

Everyone knows that Barack Obama — having won the election — owes his daughters a puppy. The Portuguese water dog is now the betting favorite after the First...

Strays to the Rescue

A new photo book details the stories of dogs rescued from streets and shelters and how they learned to give something back. Excerpted from the book "To the...

Puppy Love: 20 Celebrities Kissing Dogs

Neil Patrick Harris made out with Sandy, the dog from Annie, at the Tony Awards. See Prince William, Halle Berry and other stars trading smooches with pooches. ...