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Great Dane tries to hide behind a tree (VIDEO)

Norman the Great Dane tries to hide from his pal behind a tree. It just might work? LOL! Related: Adorable Great Dane plays peek-a-boo (video)  Cute Husky plays hide and seek 
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Cute monkey rides on German Shepherd's back (VIDEO)

Abu the Baby Monkey is close friends with his family's cats and dogs at their home in Nepal. In this video, he attaches himself to his friend, a German Shepherd, who doesn't seem to mind that there's a monkey on her back! Related: Dog saves baby monkey and nurses it back to health 
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Shih Tzu dressed as a teddy bear gets her exercise (VIDEO)

Munchkin the Shih Tzu has an unusual work-out outfit - a teddy bear costume. Watch as she runs on the treadmill and looks like a teddy bear doing it! So cute!
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Family shares special moment they bring shelter puppy home (VIDEO)

This family made this sweet video of the special day they got to bring home their newest member - a shelter puppy named Glimmer. The video captures all the excitement and joy of adoption. Glmmer is a Great Pyrenees/Terrier mix who was rescued from a high-kill shelter by Alaqua Animal Refuge in Florida. I think Glimmer has found the perfect home!
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Adorable Husky puppy howls to get downstairs (VIDEO)

It's lonely being at the top...of the stairs! Kato the Husky puppy climbed up all on his own, but then he realized he couldn't get back down so he decided to ask for help. Awww.
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Stray dog follows Swedish adventure racers on huge trek and gets adopted (VIDEO)

Arthur was a stray living in Ecuador when he met a Swedish team of adventure racers who changed his life forever! This is an amazing rescue story!
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Hilarious dog fetch fail (VIDEO)

These Labrador Retrievers make an uncharacteristic (and hilarious) choice for their breed after their human encourages them to fetch a stick in the lake! Related: Little dog uses stream to play fetch on his own (video)  Cute dog does happy dance when fetching paper  
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Cute baby elephant chases dog (VIDEO)

A cute baby elephant and dog play a game of tag at the Elephant Nature Park sanctuary in Chiang Mai, Thailand. I love the sounds the elephant calf makes as she tries to catch the dog!
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Dog lovers rally behind family to overturn proposed vicious dog ban in Louisiana town

Public outrage over a Louisiana town's proposed ban on Pit Bulls and Rotweillers is gaining momentum, but has yet to be overturned. The town of Moreauville proposed the breed specific legislation come into effect on December 1, 2014 after several residents were chased by dogs in their neighborhoods, which lead officials to claim dogs were "running the town". They proposed BSL back in October despite many studies that report that breed specific legislation does not...
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Boy rescues critically wounded stray dog and saves his life (VIDEO)

When 9-year-old Sohan Lal spotted Animal Aid Unlimited, India he shouted to them for help. "Please stop! There's a dog with a big wound on his head." He helped the group rescue the critically injured dog, who they named Buddy. Please note, the video includes graphic images that may be disturbing to some viewers. Watch Buddy's incredible recovery and how Sohan was honored at his school for his kindness. What a wonderful young man. Animal...
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Eighty-year-old man saves his dog from cougar attack (VIDEO)

80-year-old Laurie Schmaus has seen cougars roaming his rural property near Millarville, Alberta before, but they've never come as close as an encounter he had this month. He was outside when he sawy his beloved 14-year-old Jack Russell Terrier pinned down by a cougar in his driveway.  "I was in this position and I come running and I tripped and fell and by the time I landed I was 3-4 ft from the dog… I...
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Spaghetti eating contest between Golden Retriever and German Shepherd (VIDEO)

Spike the Golden Retriever takes on Gilox German Shepherd  in a spaghetti eating contest! Who will win the epic eating battle? Watch and find out! Related:   Beagle loves spaghetti (video)  Cockatoo feeds spaghetti to Malamute buddy (video) Bird feeds noodles to his dog friend (video)    
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Airedale Terrier with brain tumor defies the odds (VIDEO)

This is a miraculous story. Allie the Airedale was just 2 years old when an MRI revealed she had a brain tumor. Her family was told there was nothing they could do and advised them to put her down. But they couldn't go through with it, she had too much life in her. They were told it was only a matter of time, but Allie defied the odds!  Here's a recent update from her family:...
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Homeless man goes the extra mile to help his dog through hard times

Peter Buchmann and his dog Buster have a very special bond, a bond that has endured even after Peter fell on hard times. Peter recently became homeless after life circumstances left him without a job and no family. He had moved in with his mother to care for her when she became sick and looked after her for seven years. While he was at work, Buster kept her company and gave her comfort and support....
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Firefighter helps rescue Rottweiler thrown from car inside a sleeping bag

A firefighter came to the aid of a Rottweiler after the dog was thrown from a car covered in a sleeping bag. Firefighter William Aaron was heading back to the Ridgewood firehouse in Queens on Thursday night when he noticed two Good Samaritans waving their arms. He went over and they told him a dog was flung from a car onto the side of the road. Looking inside the sleeping bag, he saw that the...
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These 20 Dogs With Unusual Markings Are Stunning

These dogs all share one thing in common. They all have unusual colored-coats or markings that make them stand out in a crowd!  Thank you to members of our community who submitted these photos of their adorable and unique dogs to DogHeirs, where Dogs Are Family! These 20 dogs can't help but make an impression! "This is Snow White as a puppy. She was born into a litter of 4 Bernese Mountain dogs. The other...
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Woman finds paraplegic stray dog on Thai beach and brings him home

Meagan Penman was on holiday in Thailand a few months ago when she came across a pitiful sight. A puppy was dragging his hind legs on the beach. He was starving and covered in ticks. Meagan contacted several of the local animal rescues in the area, but none could take him. Here's a video Meagan took of Leo on the Thai beach. Meagan decided she could not leave the dog, who she named Leo, behind...
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Pit Bull puppy walks a friendly horse (VIDEO)

This Pit Bull puppy is ready to take his much bigger friend on a walk! I think he does a pretty good job leading the horse, don't you?
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Burglar chased from home by tiny Yorkshire Terrier (VIDEO)

CCTV footage caught a would-be burglar attempting to break into a home only to be thwarted by a pint-sized guard dog! The video shows the man skulking around the back yard looking for a way in. Suddenly a loud bark breaks out and the thief runs away terrified, jumping the fence to escape...a Yorkshire Terrier! It has been reported that the incident happened in South Africa and that 4 days after the dog chased him...
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The End of a Chain (VIDEO)

*WARNING - CONTAINS ONE GRAPHIC IMAGE* We were contacted early one morning by a local shelter to help with an emergency situation. Late one night, a family turned their 10 month-old German Shepherd puppy in to the shelter who was missing one of his hind feet. They claimed they didn't know what happened, but they thought he might have "eaten it." The puppy was obviously in dire straits and needed medical attention above and beyond...
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