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This dog was anxious to join his owner on the other side of the bridge, but he didn't want to give up his big stick. So he worked it out.

Dog patiently figures out how to get big stick across bridge

A smile-worthy video making the rounds on YouTube shows a big dog trying to figure out how to carry a big stick across a narrow bridge. The dog, which looks like a hefty weimaraner, tries repeatedly to cross the bridge but can’t quite get the stick to clear the railings. ...

Woman says dog bone caused her dog injuries

A Fayette County, Ga. pet owner awaited X-ray results Friday after her dog was injured by a store-bought pork bone.   "We gave it to her, you know, thinking it's a good solid bone that she's going to be able to chew; it's going to last," Kelley Feigen told WSB-TV consumer ...

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Blind Akita has two seeing-eye dogs; the photos tell the story

A 10-year-old Akita from Waterford, Mich., lost sight in both eyes due to glaucoma over a 15-month span, and as her eyesight went, her two canine housemates became her bodyguards. (Source: BluePearlVet.com) “It’s amazing to watch,” said Dr. Gwen Sila, a board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist with BluePearl Veterinary Partners hospital who ...

If you have a little pet, you may need this kangaroo sweatshirt

A Japanese pet supply company, Unihabitat, has created a sweatshirt with a built-in pouch in front so humans can carry their cats, small dogs and probably other small pets, as well. It’s actually designed for cats. with its kangaroo pouch, it’s been named the Mewgaroo hoodie.  We are not in ...

Must-see: Burned cat and fawn become instant friends at animal shelter

Meet Russell, a cat who has been a patient at the Animal Emergency Hospital and Urgent Care Clinic in Raleigh, North Carolina, since early 2014. He survived a fire that took his home and left him with severe burns, The Dodo reports. “He was pretty far gone, and we didn’t know ...

A Greate Pyranees who survived a tornado in Van, Texas, has been adopted. The large dog had crawled under the arms of her owner, who died in the storm.

New home for dog found in dead owner’s arms after Texas tornado

A Great Pyrenees dog believed to be about 8 years old has a new home a week after being found curled up with her dead owner, retired police officer David Tapley, and his wife Brenda, after a tornado swept through Van, Texas.  Nicholas Pet Haven  took in the dog and five ...

Clever dog adoption ad follows shoppers at mall

A high-tech advertising campaign by a British animal rescue organization is earning howls of approval, and more importantly, helping get pets adopted. Barley the dog appeared in a digital billboard ad sponsored by Battersea Dogs and Cats Home. According to AdWeek, a chip implanted in handouts given to shoppers allowed ...

Landlord: Provide dog stool sample or be evicted

The landlord of a Burnaby, British Columbia, apartment building is demanding dog owners provide a stool sample of their dogs feces or face eviction, CTV News in Vancouver reported. This isn’t the first time doggy DNA has been an issue in complexes where owners fail to scoop. A company called ...

Prisoners & Pups: Inmates train service dogs

Inmates at State Correctional Institution Greene, a state maximum-security prison in Greene County, are getting a chance to give back to the community by being dog trainers. (Source: WPXI) Five Labrador Retrievers from Canine Partners for Life are being trained by a group of more than a dozen inmates to ...

Mother cat adopts kittens after losing her own

A person turned in six tiny kittens, which were found tied in a trash bag in a garbage can outside a Walmart in Indian Land, South Carolina. The kittens are about 8 days old. They were given Saturday to the Indian Land Animal Hospital, which had a female cat that lost her ...

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This dog’s reaction to the new baby crying is just too sweet

When they first brought their daughter home from the hospital, these parents weren’t sure how their dog would react. “Would she be jealous? Protective? We knew she would be a great family dog but we didn’t expect this!” they wrote on YouTube. >> Read more trending stories   Their surprise came ...

Georgia firefighters rescue kitten from storm drain

Marietta firefighters put their hearts into it as they rescued a a kitten from a storm drain Monday evening. Residents of a town home community near Kennestone Hospital say they heard a tiny kitten crying from underneath a storm drain earlier Monday afternoon and when no one could reach it ...

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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