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12 Puppies Who Look Exactly Like Their Parents

These puppies are like tiny "mini-me" versions of their parents! Children often inherit traits from their moms and dads and as these puppies demonstrate sometimes they even mimic their postures! Do you see the family resemblance? One thing for sure these look-a-likes will bring a smile to your face. 1. Source 2. Proud Father and His Son Source 3. Source 4. Boop Source 5. Like father like son Source 6. Mother is proud of her...
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10 Photos That Show Why Dogs Belong In Children's Lives

No childhood is complete without a pet. A dog will give unconditional love to his/her little human. And a child gets a confidante, protector, best friend and play partner. It's a bond that cannot be broken!  
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Homeless senior dog has a lot of love left to give (VIDEO)

After receiving a call from a Good Samaritan about a dog with a badly injured leg off the the Interstate 710 in Los Angeles, Hope For Paws went to rescue him. Eldad Hagar and his team noticed that the dog, who they named Rudolf was quietly sleeping, and they took advantage of that to safely secure him. They noted the dog was a senior and must have survived on the streets for some time. "We...
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Angry confrontation filmed after women try to help bulldog in hot car (VIDEO)

A video of a man losing his temper when two women tried to help his bulldog in a hot car has gone viral. Jennifer Thi of Vancouver, British Columbia, noticed the dog was in distress in the car. She said in an interview with Global TV News that the dog was drooling and panting, with no water and the windows of the car were only open a crack. She and another woman tried to find...
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Detroit dog rescue opens the city's first ever no-kill shelter

Detroit Dog Rescue has announced it has opened the city's very first no-kill shelter. The rescue, which was co-founded by Detroit rapper Daniel "Hush" Carlisle and TV producer Monica Moartino, recently acquired their state permit to operate as a no-kill shelter. It's the first no-kill animal shelter in Detroit's history! Many of the dogs that DDR looks after are Pit Bulls. Their shelter will house around 30 dogs at a time and has the capacity...
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10 Times Dogs and Goats Quickly Became Best Friends (PHOTOS)

Dogs love to make new friends. But I would have never thought they could become such close friends with goats! These 10 photos, however, clearly demonstrate that dogs and goats get along famously! Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Bonus video of a "Happy dog, happy baby".
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New law introduced would make severe animal abuse such as "crushing" a federal offense

A newly proposed federal law would make severe animal abuse a felony across the United States. Targeting "crushing", the bipartisan Prevent Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act would punish the crime at a federal level and is being proposed by U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.). "Crushing an animal - maiming and torturing it to death - is heinously inhumane and must be illegal," said Sen. Blumenthal in a news release. "Videos...
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16 Pet Parents Who Are As Overwhelmed As Most Of Us

Being a parent is a full time job. Having one baby is a pretty big responsibility, so imagine what dogs and cats must feel like if they've got a handful or more! But just like any new parent, the love they feel for their young ones is as unconditional and universal as it is for humans. These 16 photos capture the joys and not-so-peaceful moments moms and dads experience with their babies. 1. Kids! They're...
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Spanish town gives dogs equal rights as citizens

A small town in Spain has become the first to recognize dogs and cats as "non-human residents" awarding them equal rights to co-exist alongside their human counterparts. Trigueros del Valle has a population of just 300, but it has become the first municipality in Spain to enshrine the rights of pets with those of its citizens. Pedro J Pérez Espinosa, the mayor of the town in the Castilla y León province of Valladolid, introduced the...
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Dachshunds show why they are the best at dogshaming

Every dog has a moment of shame to be proud of. However, it sometimes seems like Dachshunds might take the prize for the the ultimate dog-shaming dogs. As these photos show, dirty diapers, farting, ruining toys...when it comes to mischief the know no shame. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24.  
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20 Derpy Dogs Who Are Adorably Awkward Nappers

I always envy the way dogs can nap anywhere! The way they can fall asleep whether it's on a couch, a car or another dog! Here are 20 funny dogs who I'd call just awkward sleepers if they weren't so adorable! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Check out these 23 adorable puppies crashing for a nap!  
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66 Great Danes rescued during puppy mill bust (VIDEO)

66 Great Danes have been rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Desoto County, Florida after authorities received a tip from a concerned citizen. Apparently, a man responded to a Craigslist ad and arrived at the home to find Debra Rivera and a few other people giving the dogs away, according to WINK News. But after seeing the condition of the dogs were in, the man contacted Animal Services. Soon after, authorities raided the rural...
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15 Photos Capture The Sweet Moment These Pets Meet The New Puppy

These puppies are so happy to meet new friends and it looks like the feeling is mutual! These 15 photos show the adorable friendships blooming! Except for #13...the puppy is working on turning that cat around. 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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Stella & Chewy's Announces Recall Due To Listeria Contamination

Stella & Chewy’s has announced a product recall after they were notified by the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) that the FDA detected Listeria monocytogenes in a single lot of Chewy’s Chicken Freeze-Dried Dinner Patties for Dogs, 15 oz. bags (Lot # 111-15). The company responded by recalling the affected lot of Chewy’s Chicken Freeze-Dried Dinner Patties for Dogs, 15 oz. bags (Lot # 111-15) and, in an abundance of caution, is recalling a number...
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Owner Calls For Change After Dog Dies In Animal Control Shelter Due To “Horrific” Conditions

A dog owner in Detroit is saying her dog was denied proper care at the Detroit Animal Control Shelter that lead to his death. Veronica Seward's dog Major, a 2-year-old Pit bull, died on Saturday after bleeding out do to complcations with canine parvovirus, which he appears to have contracted at the shelter. Seward believes her dog died from canine parvovirus and neglect by employees at the shelter. She clipped her phone to her waist...
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10 DIY Projects to Help Your Home and Your Dog

1. Modern Dog Crate Coffee Table. Want to make a dog crate that isn't ugly and also doubles as a coffee table? The folks at HGTV show how to make one. Source 2.DIY Pet Bowl Stand Make a pet bowl to your pet's height and in the color you want. All you need is a few pieces of wood and a few hours to create one of your own by following the instructions here. Source...
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20 Photos of "Terrifyingly Ferocious" Pit Bulls

Often misunderstood, much maligned, Pit Bulls are like any other dog in that they are a reflection of the care and training they receive from their humans. The following Pit Bulls shine a different light on a breed often depicted in the media as vicious and to be feared. Instead, these 20 photos of the dogs show what loving family members they can be when they are in a loving home! 1. 2. 3. 4....
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10 critical steps to take if you see a dog in a hot car

I hope you never have to be in the situation where you find a dog trapped in a hot car. But if you do, it's important to have a few tips in your pocket before pulling out the crowbar and smashing a vehicle's window. Common sense is the place to start, and being forearmed with some knowledge also goes a long way. 1. Know what the laws are in your area. Every town or state...
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Adoptable Puppies at DC Shiba Inu Rescue

DC SIR has several adorable puppies available for adoption. But these happy smiling faces could have had horrible endings. Thankfully, they are all thriving in the care of SC Shiba Inu Rescue     Lizzy and Jazz were raised as meat in a S. Korean meat farm. The Humane Society International rescued them from horrendous conditions and an even worse fate. While they are both very fearful of people, they are making so much progress...
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Good Samaritans Now Allowed To Save Dogs From Hot Cars In Tennessee

It is now legal for individuals in Tennessee to break into a hot car to rescue a pet thanks to changes to its Good Samaritan law. Starting on July 1, 2015, an extension to the states Good Samaritan law went into effect that allows people to break into a hot car if an animal is trapped inside. The law previously covered children but not pets. The law protects people from civil liability (but not necessarily...
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