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World’s Funniest Dog Video

Even though I'm aware that the woman speaking could improve her training style and her choice of a dog treat could be healthier, this video still cracks me up every time I watch it. It probably helps …

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The Story of SmokeyBear & His Resilient Leg

Every year our family fosters a few homeless mama cats and their kittens for the Humane Society -- in general, a very rewarding and heartwarming experience, even with all the poop scooping. But our mo…

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Can Dogs Replace Drugs to Help Veterans Overcome PTSD?

Any dog lover can tell you how much their dog lifts their spirits and provides emotional support. Research even shows that having a dog can increase your happiness. But, new research is starting to sh…

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7 Most Bizarre Feral Animal Populations

Escaped zoo animals. Frustrated pet parents. Pet store fires. Whatever the reason, the world is full of animals in places that they never were before. From primates in the United States to tropical bi…

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Service Dog Receives College Diploma

This year about 2,500 students just graduated from Idaho State University. Embracing the rite-of-passage of the newly-educated, most also participated in a commencement ceremony to receive their hard-…

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Do You Have More Dog Beds Than Dogs?

I confess. I have an obsession with dog beds. I keep looking for the perfect one (or two or 10). But, when I upgrade, I just hate to discard the last one. My dogs, Sanchez and Gina, have a huge choice…

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Smart Dogs With Polite Table Manners (Adorable Video)

Dogs are very happy when they have a job to perform and they are paid well for their work. The beautiful Goldens in this video not only take a moment to pray while grace is said for their meal, but th…

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Dog Helps Alzheimer’s Patient Regain Speech (video)

Research has proven therapy dogs have helped Alzheimer's patients with sundown syndrome. But, sometimes the family dog doesn't even need training to help people with Alzheimer's. Lisa Abeyta posted th…

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Cat Cafes Spread Across the World — Finally Reach the U.S.

The world's first cat cafe, "貓花園" (Cat Flower Garden), quietly opened its doors in Taiwan in 1998. The idea behind the cafe was that young professional urbanites can come to a cat…

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Couple Jailed Trying To Save Sick Cat

How far would you go to save a beloved pet that was dangerously ill? Would you walk 5 miles? 20 miles? 40 miles? Would you walk that distance in the winter ... in Alaska? Would you walk that dista…

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National parks across the globe are quite a wonder to visit. Certainly, in my part of the world, the…

I'll still eat avocado before I put it on my skin, but these seem to be better alternatives than the…

Happy ending love story! Thank you!

Yay for shelter pets, the people who staff and volunteer at shelters, and the people who adopt from …