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Dogs more valued family members than in-laws, according to study

It turns out we value our dogs above our in-laws according to a poll conducted in the United Kingdom. The study highlights how family life in Britain is changing in the 21st century and was commissioned by the retailer Matalan (a British fashion/homeware retailer). When asked to choose who they would consider to be "close family members" from a list of options, 21% of those polled picked their in-laws and 22% picked their dogs. Spouse/partner...
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18 Hilarious Pets Who Can't Wait For Dinner Time

Pets love to eat. Waiting to eat? Not so much. When it comes to dinner or getting fed, every cat and dog has their own routine or quirky behavior. Whether it's pawing at your leg, staring adoringly into your eyes or stealing something tasty when you are not looking, they will find a way to get fed.  And then there are pampered pets like the cat in #4, where every meal is like eating at...
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Proposed bill would allow pet owners to have deceased pets buried with them

Families often arrange to be buried alongside their loved ones and a new bill in Massachusetts would make it legal for pets to be buried alongside their owners. State Representative Nick Collins has sponsored Bill 3272, which was petitioned by Dorchester resident Bill Trabucco.  The bill would allow close to 5,000 cemeteries in the state to designate land for the "co-internment … of the bodies of humans and their pets." Some states already have similar...
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Two women jailed after leaving puppy in hot car (VIDEO)

Two women were arrested for leaving their dog in a hot car while at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino in Catoosa, Oklahoma. Police responded to a call from a casino maintenance worker on Tuesday afternoon after he told them a dog had been left in a silver Buick for more than 2 hours with the windows only slightly cracked. Weather reports said it was over 100 degrees Fahrenheit when the puppy was in the car.Casino...
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15 Funny Pets Losing The Battle With Furniture

The saying goes, "If I fits, I sits". Cats and dogs will always try and find a way to make themselves comfortable on human furniture...or not. In the case of these 15 pets, their efforts are hilarious and cute! 1. Source 2. Source 3. Source 4. Source 5. Source 6. Source 7. Source 8.  Source 9. Source 10. Source 11. Source 12. Source 13. Source 14. Source 15. Source
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Kind-hearted doorman gets Labrador puppy for sick boy staying at hotel (VIDEO)

Two endearing black Labradors named Catie and Carly Copley regularly greet guests visiting the Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston, MA. When 12-year-old Brandon Leach and his family came to stay, longtime doorman Michael Eades noticed the young guest got extra close to the dogs. The boy was living at the hotel for several months while being treated at a local hospital for mitochondrial disease, a disease which prevents the body’s cells from working properly. Eades...
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Dog a day away from being put down is now former Marine's lifeline (VIDEO)

Decimo was just a day away from being euthanized in a shelter in Georgia, where dozens of dogs are euthanized every day. Instead of dying, he’s been given a second chance and, not only that, he’s been given a purpose and giving a war veteran a second chance too.Extensively trained through One Warrior Won, Decimo, and shelter dogs like him, are helping retired military members who have PTSD. After he was trained Decimo was paired...
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18 Of The Cutest Reasons Why You Want To Bring Your Dog To Work

For some lucky people every day is "take your dog to work" day. In North America alone, around 1.4 million owners take 2.3 million dogs to work! But for those that don't, there's an official day - "National Take Your Dog To Work Day" - to help celebrate pets in the workplace. If you haven't thought about it before, these photos may just change your mind.   1. They're really helpful around the office Source...
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18 Hilarious Times When Pets Swore It Wasn't What It Looked Like

Ever get caught red-handed by your parents doing something you shouldn't have? These pets have. If only they hadn't been caught in the act.   1. "We were having a friendly discussion, honest." Source 2. "I was just checking that the bowl was clean." Source 3. "I thought the spa day was my gift." Source 4. "Just making sure you froze that fresh catch properly." Source 5. That time you caught him pickpocketing your purse......
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Abused Pit Bull Caitlyn all smiles in photoshoot with handsome firemen

Caitlyn, the dog whose muzzle was cruelly wrapped shut with electrical tape and suffered for 2 days until it was removed, is not only on the road to recovery, she’s also helping out a good cause. One that’s sure to bring smiles to more than a few faces. The 15-month-old dog is in the care of Charleston Animal Society and was invited to participate in aphotoshoot with Charleston Firefighters which helps raise funds for the animal...
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Blind dog and his best friend who guides him have found a forever home

Stray Aid / Facebook A pair of dogs that were abandoned in a sea tunnel in Hartlepool, Durham, England are looking for a home together. Glenn, a Jack Russell Terrier, is blind and his friend Buzz, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier is his guide dog. They were rescued by Stray Aid, and the rescue believes the two were abandoned due to their old age. The Stray Aid staff are completely in awe at how Buzz takes...
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Warning for pet owners: bottled water recall due to possible e. coli contamination

If you regularly bring bottled water along on walks for you for your dogs, please be aware a major bottle water manufacturer has announced a recall. Niagara Bottling  announced a product recall for their bottled water under Niagara, Wegmans and other brand names due to possible E. coli contamination. The company said the product is being recalled "out of an abundance of caution". The affected bottles are under the Niagara label as well as Wegmans, Acadia, Best Yet,...
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Adorable puppies get their first baths (VIDEO)

These puppies getting a bath for the first time are simply adorable! Just like little babies, many relax and fall asleep in their humans' hands while the warm water washes them clean!
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Animal Control Officer pays for burned puppy's care after family's story pulled on her heartstrings

A North Carolina animal control officer became a family’s guardian angel when she paid the vet bills for a small dog who was badly burned by a man who set her on fire. Cocoa is a 7-month-old Chihuhua-terrier mix and the puppy of Dominique Daniel Clark. Dominique says she had been receiving angry text messages from her ex-boyfriend James Franklin Quick. She had let Cocoa out to run around her yard and later heard her...
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15 adorable dogs cozily sleeping in their humans' beds

There's nothing cuter than when a dog takes a nap, except when they take a nap on their human's bed! I love how these dogs' humans photographed of their fur kids tucked cozily under the covers. They look so peaceful and adorable while they sleep!   1. Source 2. Source 3. Source 4. Source 5. Source 6. Source 7. Source 8.  Source 9. Source 10. Source 11. Source 12. Source 13. Source 14. Source 15....
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14 Naughty Dogs Who Love Their Dads And Dad's Stuff

These photos are hilarious! Dogs love their dads. It's not like they mean to eat their dad's food or destroy his stuff or embarrass him... It's just that sometimes even the most loving fur kids get up to mischief.    1. Source 2. Source 3. Source 4. Source 5. Source 6. Source 7. Source 8.  Source 9. 10. Source 11. 12. Source 13. Source 14. Source  
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Three rescued Pit Bulls save family from devastating fire (VIDEO)

Three rescued Pit Bulls paid it forward when they saved their family from a fire just in the nick of time. The Pruchnicki family said their dogs alerted them to the fire and got them out just minutes before the entire house went up in flames. Two of the Pitties were saved from a dog fighting raid as puppies. The dogs woke the family up in their Farnham, New York home at 3:30 am in...
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K9 Officer, who refused to leave his partner's side in fatal crash, now protects his family

When Lt. Eric Eslary passed away in the line of duty, his K-9 partner refused to leave his side.  Eslary was driving with the German Shepherd on May 5, 2015 when a van driving on the wrong side of the road struck the police car head on fatally injuring Eslary. K-9 Blek guarded Eslary at the crash scene and refused to leave his side even as paramedics showed up on the scene. He could only...
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Rescuers save bait dogs and breeding dogs from abandoned home (VIDEO)

Two humane officers from The Michigan Humane Society go to investigate an abandoned home where they believe dogs are being bred and used as bait dogs in dog fighting. On previous visits they did not find anything, but this time they found 5 dogs to rescue! One looks very young, another looks like it gave birth to puppies and yet another looks like he has bite wounds on him. These officers make sure people are...
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15 Rescue Dogs On Their First Day Home From The Shelter

It's their first day home for these shelter dogs and their humans are beaming with pride! They may not all know it yet, but this lucky day was the start of a brand new wonderful life!   1. “It’s Murray’s first day home from the shelter and he’s a little unsure of why I keep pointing my phone at him.” Source 2. “Riley’s first day home from the pound!” Source 3. “His first day in...
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