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Clear the Shelters: Full Coverage

Clear the Shelters: Full Coverage

Full coverage of Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption event July 23

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 11:43 AM EDT

Watertown Woman Writes Touching, Humorous Obit For Pet Dog

Watertown Woman Writes Touching, Humorous Obit For Pet Dog

Every pet owner knows their beloved friend is a member of the family.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 06:56 PM EDT

Watch: Dog Saves Drowning Fawn Off NY Beach

Watch: Dog Saves Drowning Fawn Off NY Beach

A golden retriever leaped into the waters off Long Island during a morning walk over the weekend and, after a furious swim, returned with a drowning fawn in its mouth, its owner says. Owner Mark Freeley...

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 12:43 PM EDT

Will You Give Barney A Home?

Will You Give Barney A Home?

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 03:17 PM EDT
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By Natalie Balladarsch

Special Needs Corgis Ready for Their Closeups

Each corgi in the series has either a behavioral, neurological or other medical...View gallery

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Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 02:48 PM EDT

Retired K-9's Life-Saving Rescue Earns Hero Dog Award Nom

Retired K-9's Life-Saving Rescue Earns Hero Dog Award Nom

A Fort Worth Police K-9 officer is a finalist for a national award that honors heroic hounds with tails of courage. At 10-years-old, Luca was already retired from the force, but was called back into action for...

Friday, Jul 7, 2017 at 01:33 PM EDT

Rescued Miniature Horses to Provide Therapy for Wounded Veterans

Rescued Miniature Horses to Provide Therapy for Wounded Veterans

A riding center in Ramona is bringing together miniature horses saved from slaughter and veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder(PTSD) in a program that helps heal all involved. The Cornerstone...

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 10:55 PM EDT
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By Jessica Salley

Retriever Fever: America's Most Popular Dogs, in Photos

The Labrador retriever is America's best best friend, according to the American...View gallery

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Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 10:08 PM EDT

Kristen Bell, Charlize Theron Gush Over Their Rescue Dogs

Kristen Bell, Charlize Theron Gush Over Their Rescue Dogs

As the Annenberg Foundation prepares to celebrate the opening of the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace in Playa Vista, California, some of Hollywood's most famous dog owners are sharing their positive pet stories...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 01:43 PM EDT

Puppy Left at Airport Bathroom With Heartbreaking Note

Puppy Left at Airport Bathroom With Heartbreaking Note

A miniature Chihuahua puppy left in an airport bathroom while her owner boarded a flight is drawing “tremendous interest” at Connor and Millie’s Dog Rescue, the Las Vegas-based facility announced on Facebook.

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 12:46 PM EDT

ALS Treatment for Dogs Could Benefit Human Patients

ALS Treatment for Dogs Could Benefit Human Patients

Despite the increased awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease, few people know that a similar disease affects our canine companions. Degenerative myelopathy is a disease...

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