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Morbidly Obese Dachshund Rescued From Hoarder Undergoes Amazing Transformation (PHOTOS)

When Brooke Burton first saw Dennis the Dachshund he could barely move. The dog was so morbidly obese that she thought he walked more like a slug than a dog. It was while Brooke was helping to clean the house of her hoarder great-uncle back in 2013 that she first saw Dennis. He was not a happy dog and could only take a few steps and then stop to rest. He weighed an astonishing 56...
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Loving Bernese Mountain Dog Welcomes Newborn Baby Home (PHOTOS)

Welcoming a newborn baby into the home is always a joyous occasion. And for many couples, because their dog is their first baby, they make sure to provide extra love and reassurance to their pet so that they will bond with their new little brothers or sisters! For John and Morgan Powell they knew their one-and-a-half year old Bernese Mountain dog would be the best big sister for their newly-arrived baby girl, Kylie. John told...
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Dog owner worried that color marking put on her home a signal to dog thieves

Pet owners are being warned to keep an eye on their dogs after concerns dog thieves could be targeting North Somerset in England. One resident returned home to find a yellow cross had been scrawled with crayon on her front door, which prompted her to contact police and alert the local neighborhood watch program. "At first I thought it may have been children messing around but the fact it was at the top of the...
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Faithful dog finds his way home after being lost for 7 months (VIDEO)

This is an amazing story of a dog's return home. Charlie Brown has been walking for almost 7 months to find his way back home. The dog was traveling with his owner Betty Trogdon back in December 2014 when she was going from Darlington to Hartsville in South Carolina. She got in a car accident and when she opened the car door, Charlie Brown got frightened and ran off into the woods. Betty went out...
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Woman's confession to giving up dogs when they are no longer cute sparks outrage

Getting a dog is a lifetime commitment and responsibility. But as many dog lovers know, there are many people in the world who don't factor this in when they get a pet. A confession by Shona Sibary, a columnist for the U.K.'s Daily Mail has stirred controversy after she admitted to buying and then giving away puppies as soon as they were no longer cute or caused a problem. Four times over four years, Sibary...
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i Sketch Pets = iPadsketch ;-)

I'm Penelope... Amsterdam based designer. iLove Pets, iLove drawing and my iPad. So combined these three together ;-) iMake customized (hi-res) digital drawings by hand on my iPad. For you, as a personalised gift: No limitations: Print them out on paper or canvas, postersize. Use it as a desktop wallpaper on your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Print it on any surface or product, like mugs, cards, t-shirts. Free of use! The only thing i...
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Family's terminally ill dog plays sweet role in couple's wedding

It was love at first sight for Cassidy Williams and her 5-year-old dog, Dood. Brought home as a puppy, Dood soon won over the entire family. So it came as a devastating shock to everyone when the Golden Retriever was diagnosed with bone cancer in July. The sad news put a damper on Cassidy's wedding plans. She and her fiancé, were planning to marry in Manzanita, Oregon in early August. But with Dood in Oregon...
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Gray wolf pups seen in California for the first time in nearly 100 years (PHOTOS)

For the first time in nearly 100 years, wild gray wolf pups have been spotted in Northern California. Trail cameras recorded five pups and their parents in the forest in August. It marks the first time that a wolf family has been seen within the state borders since 1924. "This news is exciting for California," California Fish and Game Commission (CDFW) Director Charlton H. Bonham said in a statement. "We knew wolves would eventually return...
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Service dog calls for help to save blind owner from fire (VIDEO)

A service dog is being credited with saving the life of her blind owner after a fire broke out in their home and the dog called 911. Maria woke up to her Philadelphia house on fire. Smelling the smoke, Maria could not breath. When she shouted "danger", her Labardor Retriever, Yolanda, immediately went over to their special phone and pressed 911, saving both their lives. Firefighters arrived at the scene shortly after and put the...
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Couple change their boring balcony into playground for their puppy (PHOTOS)

If you live in an apartment, it doesn't mean you can't dream big for your dogs and try and give them as many comforts as you can. This pet parents' apartment balcony was an empty space so they decided to convert it into a play area for their puppy, Franklin. They bought 8-foot length timber and cut them into strips. Having never used a hand saw in their life before it wasn't easy. Next they...
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Family posts impactful warning sign after losing their dog to speeding drivers

One family's attempt to get speeding drivers to slow down in their neighborhood after they lost their dog is getting attention after a photo of the sign they put on their lawn was posted online. The striking sign reads, “We buried our dog last week because you won’t SLOW DOWN...If you hit 1 of my kids your family may be burying you.” Source The sign sparked debate among viewers and commenters as to whether the...
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These Gigantic Dogs Traditionally Protected Farm Animals From Wolves (PHOTOS)

When I first saw a photo of a Caucasian Shepherd Dog I thought it was photoshopped because the dogs were so big. As it turns out the pictures weren't. Caucasian Shepherd Dogs are one of the oldest breeds in the world and one of the largest. The big-boned molossers were traditionally used as a working dog to guard cattle and other livestock, protecting farm animals from predators such as wolves. Also known as Caucasian Ovcharka,...
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