Speech Delayed Little Girl And Her Dog Have Lengthy Conversations

Everyone who has a dog in their life knows that they communicate with their humans. Although they may not speak our language, they send us cues with their body and voices that we learn how to interpret with ease. We know when they are happy, hungry, sick, excited, nervous, and more. They can also read […]

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Abused Street Dog Becomes Leader Of The Beagle Brigade

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Murray is an impressive dog with a troubling past. Though he may have suffered before, he is absolutely shining in his new position with Homeland Security. These days you’ll find Murray working the baggage claim area at Atlanta’s Airport, which is one of the busiest airports in the world. If you look at this dedicated […]

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Gary Sinise Created An Initiative For Police And Military Dogs On Veterans Day

Veterans Day is the perfect day to honor all the veterans for their service. It is important that we thank them and give them the recognition they deserve. However, many people forget that there are also some brave dogs that should be thanked as well. So, to help bring attention to these courageous canines, famous […]

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9-Year-Old Makes Soaps To Raise Money For An Iowa Animal Shelter

The last thing a shelter or rescue center existing to help homeless, injured, and abandoned animals should have to worry about is financing. Sadly, the costs of treating sick animals and even feeding the rest can be very high, and it’s a concern nationwide. Human kindness is what keeps these places afloat. Take for example […]

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Service Dog May Be First Ever To Take Good School Picture

I always hated school picture day. Almost as much as I hated seeing how the pictures turned out a few weeks later. Yes, that’s because I’m a proud member of the majority who exclusively took terrible school photographs through 12th grade. A good-looking service dog named Tosha from Gravette, Arkansas definitely has me beat there. […]

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Company Researches 3,009 Dog Food Formulas And Finds ONLY 593 To Be Satisfactory

Feeding your dog shouldn’t be difficult, but unfortunately, it’s not as easy as one would hope. With all the recent recalls and accusations, navigating the dog food aisle at your local grocery store can feel like tiptoeing through a minefield. Everyone has an opinion, and every company will tell you that their food is best. […]

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Hundreds Line Up In The Cold As Non-Profit Provides Free Vaccines For Dogs In Indiana

Lots of dog parents waited outside in the cold for H.O.P.E. for Animals in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to open. It might seem crazy, but they actually did it for a great reason. This line was to help with the health and safety of dogs. Dogs are a huge part of our families, and for some […]

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Horseback Rider And Her Dogs Rescue Little Girl Lost In Oregon Woods

2-year-old Iris loves to explore, and she even admits that she runs away sometimes. However, a recent adventure might have taught her a valuable lesson about wandering off. Iris was walking in the Molalla River Recreation Area in Oregon with her 4-year-old sister and her grandma, Gayla Jay. It was all just fun and games […]

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City Terminates Contract With Rescue, Dogs Suffering Under City’s Care

Friends of Orange Cove Animal Shelter (FOCAS) has been taking care of the dogs at Orange Cove Animal Shelter for about 4 years. Their contract with the city was terminated when the City of Orange Cove decided to take animal control in house.  The city has a rotten track record when it comes to ‘caring’ […]

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Air Force Captain Reunited With Her Dog After Deployment And His Wiggle Butt Is Endless!

When duty calls, our soldiers respond. Sometimes that means sacrificing time and distance with family members, both two-legged and four-legged. Captain Cassandra Post is a member of the U.S. Air Force. Like many military members, Captain Post had to make the gut-wrenching decision to leave her fur baby behind when she received deployment orders.  A […]

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Do Dogs Need Carbohydrates?

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If I had to choose the most misunderstood word in the dog nutrition vernacular, it would be “carbohydrate.” Mention feeding a dog “carbs” and you are likely to be met with a shocked retort such as, “But carbs are bad for dogs!” With the popularity of the “keto” diet (more on that trend in a future article), the poor carb has fallen even further from grace.

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Disabled Yorkie Is Rolling Her Way Into A New Family With Her New Wheelchair

A tiny pupper was recently surrendered to the Animal Rescue League in Bedford, New Hampshire where she received a new set of wheels. Her parents were elderly and determined little Misty needed more help than they could give her. They made the difficult but selfless decision for Misty to go to a rescue who could […]

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Seoul Has Been Declared Dog Slaughter-Free! Here’s What That Means.

When it comes to animal advocacy, fighting the good fight can be exhausting much of the time. No one ever said activism was easy, but when a fight for justice for the voiceless culminates in a victory, every step of the way becomes worth it. Passionate activists working to end the dog meat trade in […]

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Man’s Dogs Have “Conversation” On What To Do After He Falls Over In Front Of Them

If you’re online as much as I am (I hope you aren’t, I am online too much) you’re probably familiar with the video trend of pretending to pass out in front of your pups. If you’re not, you’ve heard of it now! Basically, people have been filming themselves pretending to drop dead in front of […]

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Generous Donation Saves A Life When Police Dog Is Shot 5 Times

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Police dogs put their life on the line each day to serve and protect their community. Their fierce loyalty and intelligence makes them treasured members of the police force, but it also puts them at risk of being harmed. Gabo, a K9 officer of the Jonesboro Police Department, experienced this danger head on. Erik Johnson […]

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How To Prevent Dog Bites

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Aggressive behavior is an effective way for a dog to increase the distance between himself and something he perceives as threatening, either to himself or to a resource.

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100% Kill Rate Shelter Goes No-Kill Thanks To One Dedicated Woman

Kayla Denney took over the Taft Animal Control Center less than one year ago. When she came to the shelter in Taft, Texas, it was a sad mess. They were euthanizing nearly 100% of the dogs seeking refuge there. She completely devoted herself to the task of finding forever homes for the dogs in her […]

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Teacher Who Saved Puppy Left To Die In A Lake Plans To Bring Her Home Forever

Bryant Fritz is a middle school science teacher at Next Generation School in Champaign, Illinois. He was out fishing over the weekend when he spotted something. As he got closer to the unidentified object, he was dumbstruck. He couldn’t believe his eyes when the full picture came into focus. Sticking out of the surface of Lake Kaufman was a […]

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After 28 Days Lost In The Woods, A Dog Was Spotted On A Trailhead Camera

Sometimes when you look over at your dog snoozing on a pile of blankets, its hard to imagine them ever surviving past your front yard. Even our adorable fluffy little pals can surprise us though. A dog lost in the Cascades nearly a month ago really proves it. On October 6th, 2019 Sierra Eberly and […]

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Shelter Life Makes Former Stray Anxious And All He Wants Is A Way Out

Anxiety over new and frightening situations can make dogs act in certain ways they normally wouldn’t. This so-called naughty behavior sadly works against them, especially when it comes to getting adopted from shelters. A sweet adoptable Cattle Dog/Pit mix named Gino in Austin, Texas is an unfortunate victim of this phenomenon. In a touching Facebook […]

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31 Pet-Friendly Cities Awarded “Better Cities For Pets” Certification

City living with a dog brings an entirely extra set of challenges: where to live, where to safely walk your pals, and more. Many cities are still not properly equipped to handle those challenges. The cities that are really built for dog families are being recognized, however. Mars Petcare created the Better Cities For Pets™ […]

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31 Pet-Friendly Cities Awarded “Better Cities For Pets” Certification

City living with a dog brings an entirely extra set of challenges: where to live, where to safely walk your pals, and more. Many cities are still not properly equipped to handle those challenges. The cities that are really built for dog families are being recognized, however. Mars Petcare created the Better Cities For Pets™ […]

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Miranda Lambert Is Auctioning Her Clothes And Other Items To Help Rescue Dogs

Miranda Lambert has a huge love for dogs. Not only does she have 8 rescue dogs of her own, but she even has her own charity called MuttNation Foundation, which she founded in 2009 with her mother. She never stops doing what she can to help dogs in need, and she always encourages other people […]

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‘Star Wars’ Actors Mark Hamill And Adam Driver Helped Find A Lost Dog

Look, I’m not ashamed to admit I tear up just seeing a “Lost Dog” flyer on a street light. I can’t even begin to imagine how it must feel to be the person who had to hang up the signs! Of course, those signs really can be a helpful tactic in locating missing animals. Another […]

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Paralyzed Dog Abandoned by Her Family Miraculously Learns to Love and Walk Again

This is the story of one dog, two bum legs, one chance taken, and one bona fide miracle. And a lot—I mean, a lot—of love. Her hind legs dragged the ground behind her, matted with excrement, mud, urine. She crawled from person to person in the room as they struggled to find something to do […]

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Devoted Dog Mom Is Teaching Her Pup To Talk And It Might Be The Coolest Thing Ever

If you share your home with a dog then you know that they try to communicate. Whimpers, cries, pawing and different types of barks give us insight into what our furbabies are trying to say. But what if they could use real words? It turns out it’s possible and to be honest, this may be […]

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Why Dogs Love Nose Work

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Dogs have at least 200 million reasons to love sniffing and participating in nose work — and they could have as many as one billion reasons. Dogs’ nose capabilities are nothing short of amazing! They have between 200 million to 1 billion olfactory cells. We inferior humans have a pitiful 5 million.

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Majestic Corgi Flops Into Lake

Graceful. Majestic. Airy. Things this Corgi is not – but he’s trying so hard! Cooper wants so badly to leap into the water like his friend. But they make it look so easy with their long legs and sleek body! It comes naturally to the Lab to be swanlike in water, but Corgis aren’t really […]

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Dog Who Spent Most Of His Life In A Shelter Goes On A Ferris Bueller Adventure

Fido is a 4-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix. Sadly, he has been at a shelter for 3 years of his life. When he was just a puppy, he was brought to ALIVE Rescue in Chicago. His first family loved him very much, but they surrendered him because they said having a dog around was too […]

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Puppies Behind Bars Change Lives Inside And Out Of Prison

When people follow their passion, good things happen. In the case of Gloria Gilbert Stoga, following her heart brought together inmates, puppies, and community members in need and the end result is changed lives. After reading an article about a veterinarian in Florida who recruited prison inmates to train seeing eye dogs, she was immediately […]

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Couple Finds An Adorable Way To Include Their Pup In Their Wedding

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Bear’s parents knew from the start that they had brought a very special pup into their lives. Though they were already engaged when they adopted Bear, they knew they wanted to include him in their special day. Bear is truly Roisin and Hunter’s pride and joy, and they wanted to take this chance to show […]

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Dogs Have Served As “Battle Buddies” For Over 2,000 Years

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Dogs have been documented in daily life for almost all of recorded time. With their impressive working skills and fierce loyalty, it’s no surprise that there are records of dogs serving in battle as far back as 600 BC. Dogs were originally bred for specific purpose, such as herding, hunting, and serving as the family […]

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Dog’s Silly Expressions Are the Highlight of Family’s Holiday Photos

Dogs are an important part of a family. So, of course, it’s common for dog parents to include their furry friends in their family photos. However, not all dogs are a fan of sitting still and posing nicely for the camera. Beatrice the two-year-old Weimaraner is one of those dogs that didn’t want to be […]

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Dog’s Silly Expressions Are the Highlight of Family’s Holiday Photos

Dogs are an important part of a family. So, of course, it’s common for dog parents to include their furry friends in their family photos. However, not all dogs are a fan of sitting still and posing nicely for the camera. Beatrice the two-year-old Weimaraner is one of those dogs that didn’t want to be […]

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Dog’s Silly Expressions Are the Highlight of Family’s Holiday Photos

Dogs are an important part of a family. So, of course, it’s common for dog parents to include their furry friends in their family photos. However, not all dogs are a fan of sitting still and posing nicely for the camera. Beatrice the two-year-old Weimaraner is one of those dogs that didn’t want to be […]

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Woman Secretly Records Her Husband And Dog’s Hilarious Jam Session!

Does your dog love music? You gotta watch these two! A woman is secretly filming her husband and her dog sitting on the couch. Her husband is playing some music. As the husband does some head movements to the beat of the music, the dog watches him, and then follow his lead! So cute! Watch […]

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