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Pup 'sells out' canine sibling

Dog shaming is taking on a new level. We've all seen the owners "sell out" their pets for their indiscretions, but now one doggie is telling on its sibling in this cute short video. <iframe width="390" height="219" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/07T6nqiYI3Y" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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Popular dog treat maker issues recall over Salmonella risk

Popular dog treat and toy maker Nylabone has issued a recall for its puppy chews over a possible Salmonella risk. According to a news release, the recall covers one lot of the 1.69-ounce Puppy Starter Kit marked with "Lot #21935, UPC 0-18214-81291-3" and an expiration date of March 22, 2018. Routine testing ...

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Dogs with square, round heads part of bizarre grooming trend

Dogs in Taiwan are being groomed to sport heads in square and round shapes. Many on social media find the results hilarious, and the images of the strange cuts are quickly going viral. While the groomers insist that the dog is not harmed by the unusual cut, some concerned dog ...

Xylitol in some sugar-free-gum is poisonous to dogs

Dog dies after eating sugar-free gum with xylitol

A dog in Wisconsin died earlier this week after consuming sugar-free Ice Breaker lemon-flavor gum while her owners were away. (Source: KARE.com) The 2-year-old, Luna, became sick on Monday with severe liver damage and was euthanized. The gum contained Xylitol, which is considered poisonous for dogs, depending on how much ...

Yay! No sign of rabies in dog who saved girl from rabid fox

Earlier this month, WPXI reported a story about a teenager and his dog who heroically helped save a little girl as she was being attacked by a rabid fox. Madison Hazen, 5, was playing outside when the fox came running into her back yard and suddenly assaulted her. “I was ...

George the cat stands on two legs, takes over the Internet

This cat could teach you a thing or two about perfect posture. Reddit user Egzo posted pictures of his cat George standing in his favorite position: sitting on his hind legs! What really pulls the pictures together is the look on the cat's face of total disgust and disappointment.  Although ...

Puppy reunited with 4-year-old owner after dramatic rescue

A puppy is back in his 4-year-old owner's arms after firefighters finally pulled him from a hole at a DeKalb County, Georgia, apartment complex, Atlanta's WSB-TV reports. “Amen,” said Sahri, 4, cradling the 7-week-old dog. Sahri’s puppy, Toshi, disappeared Tuesday morning, falling 6 feet into a PVC pipe. >> Read more trending ...

Someone stuffed three puppies into a box marked "stuff animals" and deposited the box at a Goodwill donation location in Tennessee.

Dogs donated to Goodwill, packed in box labeled 'stuff animals'

An animal shelter is trying to find out who donated a litter of puppies to a Chattanooga Goodwill center.  The pups were sealed in a box labeled "stuff animals." >> Read more trending stories   According to WRCB, animal shelter workers said temperatures reached nearly 100 degrees in the box ...

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Kitten hides in box of beer during fire, rescued on live TV

This is one tough little kitten! A news report in Miami on a massive brush fire came to an adorable end when a kitten was rescued on live TV. The little furball was found hiding in a box of Modelo beer while reporter Roger Lohse with WPLG was covering the ...

(Photo: Still from video posted to Facebook by Sunny Bayne.)

Video: The most darling baby horse you’ll ever see

Sunny Bayne posted a video Friday of her interaction with a baby horse, possibly the cutest thing you will see in awhile. Bayne said the colt belongs to Meg Miranda.  When asked on Facebook who taught the young horse how to act the way he does, Bayen answered, “He likes ...

(Photo: Charlotte, N.C., Fire Department)

Photo: N.C. firefighters treat dog exposed to smoke

Charlotte Fire Department personnel treated a dog exposed to smoke after a dryer fire Friday. The fire department tweeted a photo of the rescue Friday afternoon. No other injuries were reported. http://twitter.com/CharlotteFD/status/589175083215781888 And here is a bonus photo for you, this one showing a police officer in Richardson, Texas, helping ...

Thor was rescued from a cave made of trash&nbsp;atop a mountain of garbage at a waste management facility in Los Angeles.

Amazing rescue: Dog safely removed from trash cave

As one rescuer joked afterwards, the stray dog was king of the hill. But it’s not the type of kingdom fit for a dog. It was a trash dump site at a waste management facility in Los Angeles. Tucked in high atop the mountain of trash, a scared white pit ...

Rademenes, a cat born in 2014, now lives full-time at an animal shelter in Poland where he appears to enjoy his role as a nurse.

Photos: Cat plays nurse at animal shelter

Meet Rademenes, the rescued cat who lives full-time at a shelter in Poland and spends his hours purring other patients back to health. Rademenes himself almost died of a respiratory illness when he was two months old. That was last year. Instead of being adopted after his recovery, Rademenes became ...

A pony named Satan has become an internet star. (Photo: Facebook)

'Pony from hell' is living the good life now

His given name was Presley but he earned the name Satan, and it has stuck. Last summer, the person who rescued the beautiful 3-year-old gelding “American Mutt Pony (AKA Welsh/QH cross)” posted an attention-getting ad that was filled with humor — and the naked truth: “Pony Available at your own ...

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Corgi Beach Day: Hundreds of pups have fun in the sun (PHOTOS)

Aww! Hundreds of Corgis visited California's Huntington Dog Beach on Saturday for So Cal Corgi Beach Day. According to the event's Facebook page, 634 of the super-cute pups hit the sands for fun in the sun. >> Read more trending stories Click here or scroll down to check out some ...

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Celebrating National Pet Day

National Pet Day began in 2005 as a way to raise awareness for shelter pets all across the country. The National Pet Day website encourages everyone to get involved to reduce the number of adoptable pets that die in shelters each day. Even for those who cannot adopt a pet, ...

The Bufo toad's venom can cause deadly seizures in pets. (Photo: U. of Florida)

Big, ugly Bufo toads pose deadly threat to Florida pets as temps rise

Pet owners in Florida are warned to watch out for toxic toads whose venom can kill a dog within minutes. A poison produced in the glands on the side of the toads’ necks can sicken dogs and cats, causing seizures and sometimes resulting in death. The poison can be transferred ...

Study: Pet fish wreak havoc on ecosystem

It turns out pet fish aren't supposed to leave the nest, according to a Murdoch University study. The study, published in 2014, finds that domesticated fish used to living in small pools or bowls will cause serious damage to the ecological system once released into the wild. >> Read more ...

Teen, dog save girl, 5, from rabid fox; dog may die

A Pennsylvania teenager and his dog are both being called heroes after they saved a girl from being attacked by a fox over the weekend. Madison Hazen, 5, was playing outside when the fox came running into her back yard and suddenly came after her. “I was down there, and ...

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Dog flu increases in Midwest, sickening canines

Flu season for humans is at its end, but for dogs in the Midwest, it may be just beginning.  According to CBS News, more than 1,000 cases of canine infectious disease has been reported in the Chicago area.  Five dogs have died so far. >> Read more trending stories   One ...

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