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12 Dogs Who Think They Are Human

Dogs are people too! Need convincing? Take a look at these 12 dogs who think they're human! They like story time like the rest of the kids Source They go to school just like you do. Source They'll hang out at the bar after a ruff day. Source They'll keep you company while you wait. Source They know how to stand and get noticed in a crowd. Source They'll take over the couch (the pillow...
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Triplet rescue puppies born with deformed legs overcome huge obstacles (VIDEO)

Abby, Noah and Mary are triplet cockapoos born with deformed legs and other severe issues because of backyard breeding/inbreeding. Noah was born without eyes. All three puppies were malnourished and couldn’t walk when they were saved by K9 Lives Plus Rescue , but luckily their rescuers nursed them back to health and helped them thrive. All three cuties have since been adopted!
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Himalayan Ruff Roots Chew Toys Recalled Due To Potential Metal Contamination

Himalayan Corporation has issued a voluntary recall of specific Himalayan Ruff Roots All-Natural Dog Chew Toys due to potential metal contamination. The voluntary recall affects all lots of the Himalayan Ruff Roots Dog Chew Toys sold by PetSmart. No other Himalayan Corporation products are impacted by this issue. The following affected products have been recalled: Himalayan Ruff Roots All Natural 4″ Sprout Dog Chew Toy - 85301200439  Himalayan Ruff Roots All Natural 5″ Stump Dog Chew...
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OC Raw Dog Food Announces Recall Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination

OC Raw Dog Food of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, announced on May 15, 2015 that it is voluntarily recalling 2055 pounds of Turkey and Produce Raw Frozen Canine product because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. These products are distributed through independent pet specialty retailers and also in the following states: Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, Pennsylvania. This recall is a result of a routine sampling program by the Nebraska Department of Food and...
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Illinois law makes it a crime to leave pets in extreme weather

New legislation in Illinois would make leaving pets outside in extreme hot or cold weather punishable with jail time and fines. Lawmakers already passed the bill through the state Senate and the Illinois House and have sent it to Gov. Bruce Rauner for approval. If he signs the bill into law, dog owners who expose their pets to extreme weather may face up to a year in jail and fines up to $2,500. The bill’s...
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Now Dogs are finally allowed in outdoor dining areas in New York

New York dog lovers rejoice! New York State Senate approved a bill to allow dogs into outdoor eating areas. The bill would allow dogs to enjoy brunch, lunch or dinner at the feet of their owners in patios and outdoor eating areas rather than tied up outside. The bill was passed unanimously with a 60 to 0 vote, according to the New York Times. Of course, there are a few conditions that would apply to...
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21 Hilarious Photos of Dogs that are Perfectly Timed

Although I have memory cards full of photos of my dog, not one is as perfectly timed as these! After looking through these 21 hilarious pictures, I'm inspired to keep on taking photos until one day I might take one of my dog that is as perfect as these!  
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19 Photos Of Unlikely Napping Companions

Napping is one of life's simple pleasures for humans and for animals. Put more than one pet in a room, and they'll often gravitate to each other for a nap! But I was totally surprised by these photos of napping companions! I would never have guessed some of these animals would get along so well that they sleep together! 1. Chicken and puppy 2. Dog and kitten and fox 3. Kitten and rat 4. Cat...
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Puppy anxiously waits for her cheetah companion to get out of surgery (VIDEO)

A loyal puppy accompanied a cheetah cub into a surgery room because the dog wanted to keep an eye on her feline friend. Back in 2014, a baby cheetah named Ruuxa, needed surgery on his legs. His best friend Raina, a Rhodesian ridgeback puppy, accompanied him. The two were first introduced to one another when they were still babies. They were introduced so earls because Ruuxa was all alone after his mother had rejected him and...
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Vietnam Veteran's solitary life changes for the better after he gets a tiny service dog

Mike Gervell has lived a solitary life since serving in the Vietnam War. The Anchorage man has kept to himself and lived alone until a tiny mutt recently came into his life. “My whole life I never needed nothing,” Mike recently told the Alaska Dispatch News in an interview. “Depended on myself pretty much.” But faced with many health problems and night terrors for years, Gervell wanted something to change. He always thought he might...
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18 Dogs and Their Celebrity Look Alikes

Ancient legends say we all have a doppleganger, someone that looks exactly like us but who is not a twin. But could your doppleganger actually be a dog? I know Hollywood celebrities often have impersonators, but these photos of them matched up with dogs are eerily similar and very, very funny! 1. Harrison Ford 2. Zac Ephron 3. Lady Gaga 4. Julia Roberts 5. Donald Trump 6. Tina Turner 7. Richard Branson 8. Snooki 9....
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Pet parent posts ad to Craiglist asking to borrow swimming pool for her awesome senior dog

Do you live in Los Angeles and have a pool you would be open to sharing with an awesome senior rescue dog? Waylon is a senior dog who has bad arthritis, which makes it it hard for him to get exercise. But when he swims he's pain-free. That's why his pet parent posted an ad to LA's Craigslist, asking to borrow a pool. She writes: "Awesome old dog needs to swim. Can I rent your...
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What To Do If Your Dog Gets Skunked

It's something every pet parent dreads. Their dog getting skunked. The pungent musk can stick on your dog for weeks, months and even up to a year, if it's not dealt with quickly. And contrary to urban legend, tomato juice is not the remedy for removing skunk smell. It actually doesn’t work. The acidity in the juice may help neutralize the odor temporarily, but you won't last and you will end up dying your dog...
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8 Adorable Bulldog Puppy Photos

Is there anything cuter than a bulldog puppy? They're wrinkly, pudgy and have a grin that wins the hearts of dog lovers everywhere! I loved every one of these 8 adorable photos!
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Homeless Pit Bull rescued off the streets (VIDEO)

When Hope For Paws received a call about a stray Pit Bull on the streets of Los Angeles they teamed up with Barks N' Bitches to rescue the hungry dog. Timid at first, Danny soon warms up to his rescuers and is now looking for a home!
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8 times dogs showed how awesomely compassionate they are (PHOTOS)

My dog always knows how to make me feel better when I'm feeling sad. Dogs are like that. They have an innate compassion for their family, whether they are human or animal and know when they have to be kind or give someone a hug or a helping hand. These 8 pictures are great examples of that!  
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28 Hilarious Dog Truths That Every Pet Parent Will Recognize (PHOTOS)

I don’t know how many times I’ve shared a story about my dog with a friend and had them tell me “my dog does that too”! That’s why these pictures are so funny. They share hilarious truths about dogs that every pet parent is sure to recognize!
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Police ask for public's help after two dogs killed by poison pushed through home's mail slot

This is shocking! Two dogs have died after contaminated food was pushed through the mail slot (letter box) of their home. The German Shepherds became seriously ill and later died from eating the poisoned food, which was reported to be contaminated chocolate. The poisoning took place at a house in Forest Gardens on Monday afternoon in Galashiels, a burgh in Selkirkshire, Scotland.Police in the Scottish town have issued letters to residents in neighboring streets canvassing...
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14 Hilarious Dog Shaming Photos

Dogs can be so naughty sometimes. Combine the behavior with their curiosity and playful natures and it means dog shaming photos are here to stay! That's a good thing because naughty dogs make me laugh and these 14 are great! 1. Roombas aren't always for riding on! 2. A dog that wants to be glamorous like mom! 3. Poor Spongebob Squarepants! 4. Don't leave your dog behind when you travel, or else! 5. He mistook...
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Stolen blind Bulldog reunited with her family thanks to the kindness of strangers

When a blind, senior dog was stolen from her front yard her family was devastated. They said it was like having their child kidnapped. But thanks to an outpouring of support on social media their story has a happy ending.  Virginia couple Deborah and Charlie Barnes believe their 10-year-old English bulldog Penny was dognapped, but when the thieves realized she was old, blind and spayed they dumped her. The Barnes turned to social media for...
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