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Imperfect Dog Inspires Kindness

Chipper is a therapy dog dropout from Colorado whose influence has spread to 50 states and 67 countries.   Saved by the Colorado Puppy Rescue in 2009, she barely escaped being euthanized at a shelter.  Last year the grateful mutt published her autobiDOGraphy to prove that you don’t have to be perfect to make a difference.  So far she has donated over $1700 in book profits to help children and animals in need. Whenever Chipper puts on her...
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Police dog helping child witnesses in sex abuse case may be first dog to do so in Canada

Calgary's newest police recruit has a special skill set like no other officer on the force that is helping children. Hawk, a 3-year-old Labrador Retriever, has been trained as a trauma dog and helps support witnesses and victims of crime. Hawk provides support and protection unlike his fellow human officers. "When you're dealing with young kids who have been victimized by adults it's hard for them to connect to another adult, but suddenly something magical...
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Emotional farewell for loyal K9 on his last day

It was an emotional farewell as officers paid their respects and said their goodbyes to K9 DiOGi. The 9-year-old German Shepherd served with the New Jersey Police Department for 7 years, but was recently diagnosed with inoperable leukemia. DiOGi was Holmdel Police Officer Joseph Van Pelt's partner. After months of battling the cancer, Van Pelt made the difficult decision that it was time to say goodbye to his long-time friend. In recalling his first meeting...
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36 Dogs Who Know How To Relax (PHOTOS)

When it's time to get comfortable, these dogs know how to settle down and relax! We asked our members to send in their photos of their dogs taking naps or relaxing in unusual positions and we received a great response! Here are some of our favorites... These 36 dogs look relaxed despite the awkward positions or places they chose to sit and nap in! "Cullen resting with her sister, Lani, wrapped around her." Photo: Tiffany...
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Slain soldier's dogs patiently awaiting his return shown in heartbreaking photos

Canadians were grieving after Cpl. Nathan Cirillo a was shot and killed by a lone gunman on Wednesday while he was guarding The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier monument in Ottawa, Canada. The 24-year-old reservist was a father to a young son and a passionate advocate for dogs. His two dogs broke hearts further when photos of the two animals poking their heads from beneath the fence of Cirillo's family home in Hamilton, Ontario were...
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Bed dog or bed hog: the realities of sleeping with dogs

These photos say it all!!! Do you allow your dog(s) to sleep with you in bed? If so, what do you put up with? Myself, I have been fortunate enough to experience the ninja paw, nose spray in the face, the silent deadly (and sometimes not-so-silent deadly) and suffocation by fur to name a few...! If you have a photo of your bed dog or bed hog, upload it here and tag the photo "bed...
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Heiry Question: Trusted pet sitter takes dog to shelter, dog gets euthanized

Imagine having to leave your dog in the care of someone you trust while you are away for an extended period of time. Then returning home to discover that your dog is dead because the caregiver took your dog to a shelter, where eventually euthanized your dog. What would you do if your dog was euthanized while under the care of someone you trusted? That's what U.S. Navy petty officer Emily Valenzuela said happened when she left...
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Heiry Question: Woman who died of cancer had guide dog euthanized and buried with her

An Indiana woman who died after a long battle with cancer on March 8 requested that her dog accompany her to the grave. Sheila Stadler, 68, made the unusual decision to have her healthy 5-year-old guide dog, Toffee, euthanized and buried with her. According to WTHI News 10, the decision has proven controversial, although it is legal. The original news piece on the broadcaster's site has since been removed, but other news sites referencing the...
Poll Would you carry out a relative's dying wish to euthanize their healthy dog? Vote now!
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Family fighting to get lost dog back from stranger who found him

A Seminole County family is fighting to get their Boxer dog, Edgar, back from a stranger who found him. The person who has Edgar says he isn't healthy and is refusing to give him back until he is. David Harrigan says Edgar is well-cared for by his family, who all miss him and want him back. Edgar the Boxer went missing on New Year's Eve 2014. As David Harrigan describes it, "During the late evening...
Poll Do you think Edgar should be returned to his family? Vote now!
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Heiry Question: Risking arrest for refusing to surrender your dog

Imagine you are at home and an animal control officer comes by and tells you they are going to impound your dog for having bitten someone. However, you know your dog has been in a kennel and is innocent. If you don't give up your dog to Animal Control, police say you could be arrested for interference with official acts. Would you go to jail to protect your dog? William and Naomi Shimer did. Police arrested...
Poll Would you go to jail to protect your dog? Vote now!
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