From Christianity Today, do pets go to heaven? An author, a professor, and an animal advocate weigh in. Scientists have found the secret recipe behind the spectacular variety of dog shapes and sizes, and it could help unravel the complexity of human genetic disease. World's ugliest dog: Kastalia Medrano on the evolution of Mugly's frightful features. Can the bulldog be saved? The short, brutish life of the bulldog is putting the future of the breed at risk. Colin Dayan reports on a legal case that may lead to the elimination of pit bulls nationwide. "Dog bites man" is not supposed to be news, but in Kashmir a barbaric man-animal conflict is playing out in the streets of Srinagar. Dog domestication may have helped humans thrive while Neanderthals declined. A look at why some wild animals are becoming nicer. Why can't all animals be domesticated? Ferrets eat babies, shred human tissue and drink blood — The hush-hush life of forbidden pet ownership. No pet for you: Want to adopt a dog or cat? Prepare for an inquisition at the animal rescue. Cats iPhone Kardashian Osama bin Laden: Cats are the mass entertainment of our time — how did our feline friends get bigger than Jesus?