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State Senate Bill Aims To Abolish Local Breed Specific Legislation

The State of Michigan is processing legislation that would outlaw breed specific legislation in cities and towns throughout the state. The Senate voted to send the legislation to the House. Senate Bill 239 aims to remove local ordinances targeting "dangerous dogs" that single out dogs based on breeds like Pit Bulls and Rottweilers. Currently, there are at least 27 Michigan municipalities with breed-specific restrictions in place. Pit Bulls especially are commonly targeted in "vicious dog"...
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20 Awesome Halloween Costumes For Dogs

Halloween is around the corner and with it comes all the excitement of Trick or Treating and dressing up the family in costumes, including our dogs! Check out these 20 creative costume ideas! 1. Red Riding Hood and "Grandma" 2. Scooby Doo 3. The Minions 4. Ichibod Crane 5. Boxing Boxer 6. Greyhound 7. Skeleton Source 8. Unicorn 9. Stormtrooper 10. Elephant Source 11. Junk food 12. Star Wars Source 13. Spidery Spots 14. Chia...
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Neighbors rescue dog from evacuated flooded home in South Carolina

Lucky the dog was on the front porch of a flooded home in Columbia, South Carolina when his neighbors noticed him and weren't going to leave him behind. Alex Scroggins was helping his sister and mother move their things nearby when he noticed Lucky stranded on the front porch of the empty house. The dog's owner was nowhere to be seen. When Scroggins approached the dog, Lucky was too scared to budge. The flood waters...
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Veteran's service dog serves as best man at his wedding (VIDEO)

When U.S. Army veteran Justin Lansford waited for his bride to come down the aisle, he had his best friend / best man sitting by his side. Sitting, because his best man just happened to be his dog, Gabe. Lansford was injured while serving in Afghanistan in 2012. His truck was hit by an IED and he lost his leg. When he came back to the United States he got Gabe to help him with...
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What Happens to Your Senior Dog After You Abandon Them

Muki is senior Shiba Inu that was surrendered to rescue weeks before her 11th birthday. She had grown up with one family since she was just a small puppy. Her owners recently had a child and Muki developed IBD with episodes of diahrrea and vomiting. They indicated they no longer had time for her. Thankfully, she was surrendered to a breed specific rescue with an excellent wellness program. Muki is being weaned of her steroids...
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12 Naughty Dogs Hilariously Caught In The Act

Are they naughty or just misunderstood. You decide! 1. Watch out, hedgehog! Source 2. I ate the couch Source 3. The house was under attack Source 4. Ooh, look pretty rainbows Source 5. It's called recycling, people! Source 6. Brothers! They're the worst! Source 7. Dogs do the darndest things! Source 8. Talk about taking things literally! Source 9. He's left-leaning Source 10. No, bless you! Source 11. The first step is admitting you have...
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“World’s Biggest Puppy” Looking For a Forever Home

At 10 months old, Tzar weighs an extraordinary 140 pounds. The Caucasian Ovcharka has been monikered the “World’s Biggest Puppy” by the British rescue charity trying to find the rare breed of dog a home. Tzar arrived at the West Yorkshire Dog Rescue after he was handed over by a man who had bought the dog from Russia. Even at his young age, Tzar is an enormous dog. The rescue says he will need “special...
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Police arrest woman who duct taped her dog's mouth and posted the photos to Facebook

A North Carolina woman was charged with animal cruelty after she taped her dog's mouth shut to keep it from barking, according to police. Kimberly Ann Howell, 25, took pictures and posted them on Facebook on September 28 with the caption ‘hah hah’, according to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. The pictures were reported to them and they went to check on the dog named Leah. The mother of three admitted she she wrapped duct...
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‘F— this dog:’ Facebook threat leads to woman being charged with animal cruelty

A woman who threatened to kill her dog with Tasers and BB guns on Facebook is now facing charges after a Facebook user alerted police. Thirty-one-year old Cherica Winston of Aurora, Colorado is facing charges of animal cruelty after her Facebook post caused quite a stir and was reported to police, KDVR-TV reported. “$50 bucks and you can have this damn pitt. imma keep shooting her with this taser and b-b gun ’til she’s gone…...
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Sanderson Farms Recalling Over Half A Million Pounds Of Poultry

If you cook your dogs fresh chicken or make your dogs natural chicken treats, you will want to double check that you are not feeding them these particular poultry products. Sanderson Farms has recalled 554,090 pounds of poultry due to a contamination “with extraneous metal materials.” The company was alerted to the problem when they received a complaint from a processing facility which found metal shavings in the product. The establishment determined that the contamination...
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Police warn dog owners after dog nappers posing as SPCA officers try stealing family's dog

Men posing as SPCA animal welfare officers attempted to steal a dog from a family home and may have stolen a dog the day before in a neighboring town said the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). The two men have been seen driving in a white van and have been spotted in several towns in Canadian province including: Kingston, Napanee, Quinte, Belleville, Ottawa and Pembroke areas, prompting police to issue a warning to dog owners. They...
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11 kittens that want nothing more than to cuddle with dogs

Contrary to popular opinion, cats can get along with dogs. In fact, they can be best friends. Take these 11 kittens. They love getting up close and cuddly with their buddies!  1. Source 2. Source 3. Source 4. Source 5. Source 6. Source 7. Source 8. Source 9. Source 10. Source 11. Source
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Military veterans strip down to help save rescue dogs (PHOTOS)

They’re handsome. They’re heroic. They’ve fought for their country.  And now these military veterans are looking out for rescue dogs by lending their incredibly photogenic selves to an upcoming calendar to raise funds for shelters. The Hearthrobs and Hound Dogs 2016 features combat veterans from Texas with adoptable dogs from a number of Texas rescues and shelters. Professional photographer Ricki Beason did a successful calendar last year featuring sexy firefighters but noticed there were quite...
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10 Dogs Who Do Not Know the Meaning of Awkward

As any dog lover will tell you, dogs have supernatural skills when it comes to getting comfortable. They'll find anything to lie on, in any position and no matter how awkward it looks, they're somehow comfortable! These 10 dogs will have you asking, "How do they do that?" 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.  
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16 Happy Dogs Who Know How To Brighten Up A Room With A Smile

Here are 16 dogs to bring a smile to your face! 1. Source 2. Source 3. Molly loves to smile at jokes. Source 4. Source 5. Source 6. "A shelter dog teaching me how to smile" Source 7. Source 8. Riley's birthday grin Source 9. Source 10. Source 11. Source 12. Source 13. Source 14. Source 15. Source 16. Source  
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Police Arrest Suspect In Burglary Where Dog Was Lured To Eat Broken Glass

Police have made an arrest in the case of a home burglary that left the family's dog injured after he allegedly was tricked into eating glass by the thieves. The burglars smashed through the home's back sliding glass door and stole money and around $2000 worth of jewelry on August 28th. After looting the home, the suspects distracted the Labrador retriever by dropping cookies on top of of the shattered glass. The dog named Marlie...
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12 Things Only Dog Lovers Will Understand

1. This always happens. Always. It remains a mystery why.   2. They want to be by your side every minute. 3. Sacrificing your comfort in favor of your dog’s is a regular thing. 4. It makes no sense, but you roll with it. Source 5. When you come home to find a mess and go looking for who is responsible.  Source 6. You’re a sucker for “that look”. Dog lovers know the one I’m...
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5 Times Pet Parents Went The Extra Mile To Make Their Dogs Lives Better

Many pet parents will admit they would go above and beyond the call of duty to make sure their dogs are happy and comfortable. These 5 humans realized they needed to do something to help their family members and embraced the challenge, coming up with inventive and awesome creations to make their dogs' lives better! 1. When this couple's pet family grew too large for a regular bed, they came up with a unique solution....
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Teen refugee refuses to leave Syria without his puppy

When Aslan fled war-torn Syria recently, there was no way he was going to leave his beloved puppy, Rose, behind. He says when it came time to flee Damascus, he made sure he had everything for his dog, including a pet passport. Aslan walked more than 300 miles (500 km) carrying Rose in a red carrier and all his belongings in a rucksack.  “They said ‘you can’t take your dog’. I have food and I...
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9 Photos that Perfectly Capture Canine Motherly Love

There's nothing more powerful than a mother's love! It knows no limits, it sacrifices, it endures. 1. This mama let her babies sleep on the raised bed at a Ft. Bend shelter in Rosenberg Texas so they would not have to sleep on the hard concrete. 2. Penny was abused and thrown from a moving car in front of a veterinarian hospital. Penny had a slew of health problems but the biggest surprise during her...
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