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Failed K-9 police dog helps cops nab suspected thief

A man who lead police on a high speed chase is in jail after he chose the wrong backyard to hide in. Jax is a German Shepherd who was trained to be a K-9 Officer with the Oklahoma Police Department but failed his training because he was too afraid of thunder. But that didn't stop Jax from putting his training into action when a suspect took refuge in his family's shed. David Cunningham told KFOR...
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Generous stranger pays $6,000 vet bill to save dog

This story really exemplifies the Christmas spirit. Cari Reiter had to go in for knee surgery last week and left her Chow Chow, Delilah at a friend's house. But when they were coming home from shopping Delilah bolted from the house. Friends and family immediately went looking for the dog but couldn't find her. WNDU reported that the next day Cari got a dreadful phone call from her vet telling her Delilah had been hit...
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Photo of police officer comforting two lost dogs goes viral

An unnamed police officer comforts two lost dogs. Photo: Debbie Davis A Kansas City police officer was caught on camera comforting two lost dogs while waiting for help to arrive. Drivers saw the unnamed officer by the roadside sitting in the grass with the two dogs. Debbie Davis went as far as snapping a photo, which she posted to Facebook.  Debbie Davis told FOX 4 News that as she pulled up she saw a motorcycle...
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Chihuahua nicknamed "Eddie The Terrible" adopted after brutally honest (but funny) ad posted

I love the approach this rescue took to help get one of their dogs adopted. The Humane Society of Silicon Valley chose to post an adoption ad about the 2-year-old Chihuahua nicknamed Eddie The Terrible that didn't mince words. They said Eddie is rude, he's naughty and he's really mean around other dogs. He's also not good around kids and hates his crate, even though he's housebroken. The Humane Society went as far as admititng...
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Dog saves herself from sinking boat and finds her way back to her dad during storm (VIDEO)

Steve Alioto and his dog Daisy live on a has a house boat, but after a terrible storm hit San Francisco last week, Steve thought he'd never see his beloved Pit Bull again. He had his boat anchored in the waters off Sausalito and left Daisy on board while he went to help a friend out during the storm. But when he came back the boat had sunk. He thought Daisy had drowned until he...
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Rescue of Husky found on trash heap continues to inspire

When I first saw Miley the Husky on a trash heap my heart sank. She had been dumped and found refuge in a junk yard and probably would have died there if Eldad Hagar from Hope For Paws had not found her and rescued her. Now a year later, Eldad recounts Miley's rescue and I cried all over again. I loved seeing how happy Miley is now!
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Cute dog helps her human build a snowman (VIDEO)

Isabelle the miniature Australian Shepherd is so cute in the snow. She pitches in to help her human make a snowman! That, or she thinks he's making a really big snowball for her to play with! :-)
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Dog and his dad sing duet to "Say Something" (VIDEO)

Emanuele and his dog Junior were out for a drive when "Say Something" came on the radio and they joined in! What an adorable duet!
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Puppy saves dog from drowning in frozen pond (VIDEO)

A family is calling their puppy dog a hero after she saved their older dog from drowning. The two dogs were outside playing in the backyard like they do every day when 1.5 year old Hunter got into trouble. She had wandered onto the pond out back and fallen through the ice. Six-month-old Bentley immediately knew Hunter was in trouble and began running back and forth in the yard and barked. Thankfully, her guardian noticed...
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Adorable Pit Bull has a funny reaction to pineapple (VIDEO)

Stella the Pit bull threw a barking fit when her human, Jolene Creighton, brought home a pineapple from the grocery store. Jolene described Stella's reaction as follows: "Stella was barking at the counter for some unknown reason. It took me a second, but I finally figured out that she was afraid of the pineapple. I started to take a video, but had to stop when it became apparent that she was going to bark until...
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Three-legged dog's amazing journey from hoarder to loving home (VIDEO)

Zoey (formerly known as Sasha) was rescued from a dog hoarding case in Mississippi by the Humane Society of The United States. She had an injured front leg, but what she has for disability she makes up for with her huge heart. Watch her journey from her initial rescue to her new life! Related: Formerly abused dog finds her way back to her rescuer after running away from new family to find him Blind puppy...
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Dogs and cat adorably pile on top of each other (VIDEO)

I don’t think there’s any room left on the chair after Weimaraners’ Willow and Kym and Bengal cat Katooshka decide to have a relaxing snuggle during a boring afternoon.
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Dog who has spent over 10 years living at kennel is looking for a home

An 11-year-old Pit Bull mix named Tina P is looking for a family to cal lher own after living in a Charlotte kennel for over 10 years!  Tina P has been well loved by the kennel staff after she was abandoned there 10 years ago. The boarding facility kept her rather than taking her to animal control.  "The owner of the kennel at the time, understood the dangers of her ending up in a bad...
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Wounded Vietnam veteran helps dog shot in the legs

A Navy veteran wounded in combat during the Vietnam War helped a puppy after she was shot multiple times in the legs and left for dead. The 60-pound hound mix crawled under a house in Hollywood, South Carolina town in order to hide and was found 2 days later.  She was rescued by Charleston Animal Society and needed immediate surgery for a shattered leg and paw. When Vincent Bertolini heard of Dara’s plight it reminded him...
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96-year-old adopts abused senior dog and both couldn't be happier

Kathleen Brown is a an active 96-year-old who grew up with dogs in the family. But she thought having a dog was a thing in the distant past after she moved to a seniors complex in Winnipeg, Canada. But as The Winnipeg Free Press reported, she changed her mind when a friend dragged her to an adoption fair held by Before The Bridge Senior K9 Rescue in August. The rescue specializes in finding homes for...
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450 Dogs To Be Evicted on Christmas: Mission to Save Them

Dog catchers have been told to swarm this cage-free dog sanctuary on Christmas Day, but there's a grassroots effort to make sure not one strand of fur is harmed and you can be a part of it. Here's the background. Sasa Pesic runs an absolutely breathtaking sanctuary in Serbia where the dogs eat, play and run together and sleep in straw lined beds in what was once a horse stable. Normally Christmas is a time when...
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Starving dog who collapsed in stranger's garage is saved just in time

Meet Ruger. He wandered into a Greenville, Tennessee woman's garage in late November and collapsed. The severely emaciated dog was on his last legs and would not have survived the night if the kind-hearted woman hadn't acted quickly and contacted Bright Hope Animal Rescue for help. Jason and Amanda Hopson, who run the rescue, immediately drove out and took Ruger home. Over the next few hours it was touch-and-go. They even thought he had died...
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Husky puppy lets out an adorable howl (VIDEO)

Einstein th Siberian Husky puppy shows off his howl. He's absolutely adorable!
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Neglected puppies bond with each other at rescue; looking for a home together

A pair of rescue dogs who here victims of negelct and cruelty have found comfort with each other with Forgotten Dog Rescue in South Florida. Currently in foster care, the rescue hopes to find the best friends a home together and put out a call for potential adopters to contact them. They posted the following message on Facebook: "We need your help guys! Punkin and Patches love each other so much, it would be heartbreaking...
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Veteran reunited with dog years after his ex-girlfriend gave her away

John Russo cherished the Christmas present his mom gave him for Christmas in 2008 with all his heart. She gave him Bones, an American bulldog.  When Russo left for basic training and a deployment in Afghanistan a year later, he left Bones in the care of his ex-girlfriend, who agreed to look after him. Throughout his tour he would return and visit, but when his tour ended he returned home and could not find his...
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