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Pug wins playful wrestling match with guardian (VIDEO)

"When pugs attack" laughs Mrs. Mo as her pug Maxine playfully tugs at her hair and tries out a few wrestling smackdown moves on her!
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Bane, Snoops and DM

Banes fight against this illness has already been shared on Dog Heirs, it is heartbreaking that we now share his litter sisters subsequent loss to the illness that is DM or CDRM in the UK. I have waited over a month since she passed to update this, purely because her loss is palpable and a physical pain, and it has induced grief for both dogs. Its been three years of intensive looking after these dogs,...
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Man accused of torturing and decapitating 5 dogs he bought off Craigslist faces felony charges

Warning: This article contains disturbing descriptions of violence.  A man has been charged with torturing and killing five dogs after their dismembered and decapitated bodies were found in his motel room. Jason Brown, 24, is believed to have bought at least two of the dogs off of Craigslist and taken them to a Super 8 Motel in south Reno, Nevada. His gruesome crimes were discovered after a maid entered his room and found a dog’s...
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Husky chased by cat and likes it (VIDEO)

Espurr the cat and Growlithe the Husky have an unusual sibling relationship. When Growlithe pesters the cat to play with him, she decides to oblige and chases him around the yard!
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What looks like any other Weiner dog race turned into something special for one Dachshund! (VIDEO)

Anderson Pooper is out to show that he can do what any other Dachshund can do including race around the track at Emerald Downs Weiner dog race!
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Grandmother gets the most precious surprise gift ever (VIDEO)

Grandma got a extra special present for Christmas....a gift that every dog lover knows is the happiest moment in their lives! Related: Woman cries tears of joy when she receives the best gift in the world (video) Little girl waits two years to get best surprise birthday gift ever (video)
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Homeless man who sold sketches of his dog on the street and is now popular artist says his dog transformed his life

John Dolan, 43, was homeless and struggling with poverty and drug addiction. But the artist is now has is own art show, published a book, and gone clean off of drugs thanks to his Staffordshire Bull Terrier, George. John said that one day a homeless woman gave him George as a puppy. She had traded the puppy for the price of a can of beer. John told The Guardian that he formed a deep bond...
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Abandoned dog left alone for a year after owner died gets rescued (VIDEO)

After Woody's owner died, the family sold the house and left him behind. For a year, the small dog lived under the shed waiting for his owner to return. Neighbors left Woody food and water while searching for someone to save him. Eventually word got to Eldad Hagar of Hope for Paws, who came out to rescue the abandoned Poodle!   Related: A terrified neglected dog gets rescued and receives the most unexpected rehab (video) ...
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Police smash car windows to save cowering dog on hottest day of the year (PHOTO)

Police were forced to smash the windows of a car to save a dog's life. Officers were called to Finsbury Park in London, England after people reported a dog locked inside a vehicle on the hottest day of the year. Temperatures were 89.6 F (32 C) and even hotter inside the car. The dog was clearly desperate to get away from the heat and was cowering in the footwell on the driver's side of the...
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Dog is overjoyed to welcome her sailor home from deployment (VIDEO)

This is one sailor who is welcomed home with plenty of hugs and kisses! When daddy comes home from deployment this dog can't contain her excitement.  Related: Huskies give army dad returning home a big warm welcome home (video)  Pomeranians welcome home mom with tackle hugs (video)  Mini Schnauzers give soldier dad a big welcome home reception (video)
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This clever device turns recycling into food and water for stray animals (VIDEO)

A company has designed a recycling box that is not only helps the environment, it also helps feed stray animals throughout Turkey. Many of the country’s city programs which trap, tag, vaccinate, spay/neuter and release the street dogs are underfunded, so Pugedon’s boxes is a different approach to help an ongoing problem. The company spent 3 years of activity on research and development. (There are an estimated 100,000 street dogs in Istanbul.) The Smart Recycling...
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17 of The Grumpiest Dogs on The Internet. They Will Make You Smile, But They Don’t Care.

Everybody gets grumpy now and then, even dogs. You'd be in a bad mood too if you had humans interrupting your naps, making you ride in the car, or take a bath, or refusing to give you a treat when you want one. But it's hard not to smile when you see these 17 dogs give the camera a grumpy stare, which just proves that dogs - even when they're grumpy - make people happy....
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Gardner heroically comes to the rescue of drowning Labradoodle

A gardener came to the rescue of a labradoodle named Jess after the dog plunged into the Thames River. Julia Wylie was working in the garden of her client’s home in Putney, London, when the curious puppy jumped over the back wall and into the river. The dog had on an elizabethan collar which prevented the puppy from keeping his head properly above water. Julia heroically jumped in after the dog to save him from...
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Sleepy Husky is a warm bed for cat (VIDEO)

When it gets chilly outside Farina the cat finds the perfect place to take a nap...on Maeby the Siberian Husky.  Related: Friendly Husky wants to be friends with cat (video)  Husky becomes loving mother to rescued kitten (video)  Karma strikes cat attempting sneak attack on Husky (video)
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Ranger the blind puppy needs an MRI/ Shunt in brain, can you help?

Ranger has been through a lot since we got him from the Fort Worth Shelter in May 2014. He was severely malnourished and had a very bad infection in both of his eyes that caused ulcers and blindness. He has since had one of his eyes removed and has been on medication to help his other eye heal. ( It may still have to be removed) .  Present time ( copied from his facebook page www.facebook.com/Rangerblindpitbull )----->Ranger was rushed...
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Police seek man who faked dognapping story in order to get back puppy he gave away

In a bizarre twist to the alleged dognapping of a Cane Corso puppy in Toronto, Canada, last month, police are now seeking the man who filed the initial dog theft report. According to police, a Montreal man filed a false police report and concocted the story of the puppy's theft in order to get back the puppy he gave up. Back in June, police were told that a Toronto woman had arranged to meet with...
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Abandoned puppy with bowed legs goes from forlorn to fantastic (VIDEO)

As a puppy, Crosby was found abandoned in a park in the winter. His front legs were bowed and under-developed (most likely due to malnutrition and neglect - a condition known as knuckling). He was taken to a shelter for a few nights until a foster home was found for him. For the first time in his short life, Crosby would be given the love and care he needed to become a normal dog...  ...
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Heroic Pit Bull saves deaf boy from house fire (VIDEO)

Ace the Pit Bull is being hailed as a hero after he alerted a sleeping deaf boy that the house was on fire. Thirteen-year-old Nick Lamb was at home alone and was sleeping when Ace jumped on his bed. "My dog licked my face and woke me up," Nick told WISH-TV Indianapolis. "I was like, 'Stop it! What? You want to be fed?' I thought he wanted to be fed or go outside." But Ace...
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Disabled dogs in wheelcarts play fetch in field (VIDEO)

This is such a heartwarming video! A group of disabled dogs in their wheelcarts enjoy a walk in the fields and running and playing fetch! Gritta Goetz, the dogs' guardian, works at an animal sanctuary in Lanzenhainer, Germany. She has rescued and adopted eight dogs with disabilities, giving them a loving and inclusive home. Related: This 3-month-old disabled puppy taking her first steps will warm your heart (video) Devoted Dachshund refuses to leave paralyzed cat's...
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Boston Terrier rescued from a puppy mill has her first snuggle (VIDEO)

Noisette was one of 132 dogs removed from a Northern Virginia breeder’s facility earlier this month. Animal Rescues Corps worked with local law enforcement on Operation Liberty Dogs to free the dogs. Among them was a Boston Terrier named Noisette. "She was so infested with fleas that she was anemic with blood lose from the flea bites and starvation. Even after a week of care her bloodwork is still not stable enough to be spayed,"...
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