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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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Golden Retriever has funny reaction to pinky finger (VIDEO)

Maya the Golden Retriever has a funny reaction to pinky fingers. She's so silly and cute!
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So you think you want to put on a bite suit? (VIDEO)

Are you sure? Whatever plans you have before you've ever been in a bite suit go flying out the window, at the speed of light, the second that dog lands on your arm, which is only a second from when you last saw him, feet away, drooling and counting the nanoseconds until he can throw you around like a rag doll. The second that dog bites down on your arm, you realize the suit will...
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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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Dog loves playing Ping Pong (VIDEO)

Anky the Shetland sheepdog loves a game of Ping Pong. I think she gives the person holding her an unfair advantage, because it's like holding two paddles!
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Dachshund's Creek spoofs teenage TV angst (VIDEO)

Back in the late 1990′s, Dawson’s Creek was THE show to watch for teenage angst drama. Doxie lover Mike Immerman decided to revive the show with his adorable Dachshund-filled spoof. It's Joey and Pacey all over again! Welcome to Dachshund's Creek!
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Dogs in adorable costumes go trick-or-treating (VIDEO)

Maymo and Penny have a lot of costumes to try on for Halloween. While off trick or treating they get a lot of bizarre things put in their treat buckets. (Their dad is such a trickster!) But finally, after many costume changes, the patient dogs are rewarded with treats!
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Teens rescue dog trapped in mud (VIDEO)

There were people in Greenwood Pond in Des Moines, Iowa who saw that there were two dogs in trouble. But they didn't stop to help. Instead, it was a group of teens jogging in the park for gym class that made the right choice.  They noticed that one of the dogs was stuck in the mud and his friend looked on helplessly. "It was a pretty short dog. It didn’t have very long legs so...
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Adorable dog hates it when petting stops (VIDEO)

This adorable dog named Hamilton absolutely hates it when you stop petting him. You better not stop!
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Rescued Jack Russell Terrier gives his dad a funny answer (VIDEO)

Rescued Jack Russell Terrier Buster answers all his dad's questions with a "yes" or "no" head nod. But some of his answers are not what his dad expects! LOL!
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Two homeless dogs saved from junkyard (VIDEO)

Eldad Hagar with Hope for Paws received a call about two stray dogs living in a junkyard. The two dirty, grey dogs were nervous when approached. But with the experienced handling of their rescuers, the two dogs, now named Elmer and Elsie, have been cleaned up (they're white Malteses!) and are up for adoption with Maltese Rescue California.
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Golden Retrievers keep injured elderly owner alive for two days until help arrives (VIDEO)

Two Golden Retrievers saved Judy Muhe's life after she fell down in her kitchen and lost consciousness. The 76-year-old, who lives alone, sustained a broken shoulder and was in and out of consciousness for 2 days before help arrived. But Dodger and Higgins kept her warm and alive the entire time. Judy has Parkinson's disease and the cold can endanger her life. "The main thing was they let me know I was not alone," Judy...
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10 inspiring dog rescues (VIDEO)

Stuck in an icy lake, stranded in a flooding river, or caught on the edge of a water fall, these 10 dogs all found themselves in dangerous, life-threatening situations until these amazing people came to the rescue!  
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Sheep dog takes care of unusual flock

Chip is a third-generation working farm dog who looks after more than 2000 animals. But his flock is not made up of the usual sheep or cattle. Instead he takes care of emus!  Photo: The Daily Telegraph The 8-year-old Kelpie looks after the birds and rounds them up for his Australian owner Jeff Long. Every morning and night Chip herds the emu chicks and rides with Jeff on a quad bike, guarding him from the...
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Goldendoodle takes foster dog for a ride (VIDEO)

Watch as Cooper the Goldendoodle takes his foster brother Teddy, the Shih Tzu, for a ride. 
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Dog discovered to be allergic to people gets a helping hand

When Lucky Dog Retreat Rescue saw a tiny black Labrador Retriever at their local shelter in Indianapolis, Indiana, they figured they would be able to help him. It looked like the dog, who they named Adam, had flea dermatitis. With regular medicinal bathing, proper nutrition and a stress-free environment, the rescue though Adam would be on the road to recovery.  Or so they thought! While they were nursing him back to health, they got a...
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Cute puppy has special way to get down stairs VIDEO)

Bracken the Labrador puppy figured out his own special way of going down the stairs. According to his parents, he still does it occasionally, but it's a bit less graceful! Related: Silly Boxer's funny morning ritual includes sliding down the stairs (video) Cute Pug's unique way of getting up the stairs (video)   Puppy surfs down stairs (video) 
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State Trooper saves Pit Bull puppy from traffic

A State Trooper came to the rescue of a Pit Bull puppy after the 2-month-old dog ran into a busy roadway in Somerville, Mssachusetts.  Trooper Brian Boike was on detail on Tuesday morning when he spotted the puppy named Bella run out into traffic. "Trooper Boike was able to corral the puppy and return her to her owner," wrote the Massachusetts State Police Facebook page. Thanks to Trooper Boike's quick thinking, Bella is alive and...
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German Shepherd waking up makes everyone laugh (VIDEO)

When Dex the German Shepherd wakes from a deep sleep he makes everyone smile and laugh with his funny face! He's so cute!
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Kitten and English Bulldog puppy love each other's company (VIDEO)

English bulldog puppy Nuysha and kitten Sonia are best friends! The cute pair love sharing time together exploring and playing!
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