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Fastest Walking Dog—on Two Legs!

Jiff has earned his place in the Guinness 2015 book for his fast moving two paw walk. The adorable Pomeranian can cover 32.8 feet on his hind legs in 6.56 seconds. Walking on … Continue reading

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CW to Air “World Dog Awards”

The CW network has announced that they will be airing the “THE WORLD DOG AWARDS” in January 2015. According to their press release… For the first time, dogs will be celebrated for their … Continue reading

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Missing Dog Found on Cliff

Mike the dog had been missing for nearly seven weeks when a pair of fishermen discovered him clinging to an oceanside cliff. Mike is pretty well known around his town of Timber Cove, … Continue reading

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Presidential Pup Passes Away

George W. Bush gets cuddly in the Oval Office with Miss Beazley in 2005 / Eric Draper/White House Photo Office Miss Beazley, President Bush’s 10-year-old Scottish Terrier, has been put down after a … Continue reading

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Dog Fights Crocodile

Tyson, a 65-pound Pit Bull, was swimming in the canal behind his family’s home in Key Largo when he was attacked by a crocodile. “I see a croc tail going up, turning the … Continue reading

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Pom Protests Haircut

After Jin Dan, a Pomeranian, saw himself in the mirror post-haircut, he immediately started walking on his hind legs. He continued to walk like this for two days, leaning on walls when he … Continue reading

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Panda Dogs Popular in China

Dogs that look like China’s unique Panda bears have officially become a trend. The dogs, usually Chows made to resemble Pandas, are selling out in pet stores across the country. In Chengdu city … Continue reading

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Cat VS Pup Pics and More Fun Facts

Photos of cats get more than double the shares compared to photos of dogs, according to data released today by Klooff, a photo-sharing app for pet owners. That said, we should point out … Continue reading

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Dogs Follow Voices to Food

A new study that finds dogs, particularly young ones, are capable of following the direction of a human’s voice to find food. It was previously discovered that dogs will follow a pointed finger … Continue reading

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Dog Earns Crew Card

Private pilot Graham Mountford, 50, first took his dog up at three months and now three-year-old Callie has more than 250 flying hours under her belt. In fact, the Labrador is the only … Continue reading

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Grad Will Walk with Dog

“It seems like such a long time, I don’t even know what I did before I had him. I don’t even know how I functioned.” That’s what Michigan high school student, Desi has … Continue reading

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Dog Lost in Storm Back Home

In the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy the only trace of Alexandra James’ dog Reckless was his collar caught on a mangled fence outside her family’s home in New Jersey. A year and … Continue reading

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Dogs Do Feel Love

Neurochemical research has shown that the hormone released when people are in love is released in animals in the same intimate circumstances. Paul J. Zak, a professor at Claremont Graduate University, discovered that … Continue reading

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Pets a Positive for Autistic Kids

A University of Missouri researcher studied dog ownership decisions in families of children with autism, discovering that the children often respond positively to a family pet, if well chosen. Researcher Gretchen Carlisle found … Continue reading

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Newly Recognized Breeds

Westminster Kennel Club organizers announced that the Wirehaired Vizsla (above) and the Coton De Tulear (below) will compete for the first time in the WKC show next year. The Wirehaired Vizsla is a … Continue reading

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Pit Bull Fosters Rescues

Abandoned Pit Bull Cher has become a devoted foster mom who helps hundreds of rescue pups get ready for a second chance at life. Mia Anelli, who works with Insight Animal Rescue saved … Continue reading

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$1000 Tip for Pup Surgery

Christina Summit’s paw tattoo has always invited conversation about her love of dogs. This week the waitress was tending bar at a Holiday Inn in New Jersey when she got to talking to … Continue reading

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Detroit Airport Installs Dog Bathroom

They are just two tiny grass yards but these green patches will offer people traveling with their pets a much-appreciated convenience. Located in Detroit Metro’s McNamara Terminal, the newly unveiled doggie rest stops … Continue reading

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Driving Puppy Causes Crash

A Husky puppy crashed his owner’s car into two parked cars in Siberia. An eyewitness who worked in a nearby store said, “The driver left a Husky puppy inside the car. The puppy … Continue reading

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Ancient Puppy Paw Prints Found

Roman tiles, which could be nearly 2,000 years old, were recently uncovered in the Blackfriars area of Leicester, the English city where the long-lost bones of King Richard III were discovered under a … Continue reading

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Hank’s New Dog House

The Milwaukee Brewers newest star—Hank the dog—just got some new digs at Miller Park. They’re pretty sweet even by general manager standards with Doug Melvin quipping, “It’s bigger than my first apartment.” The … Continue reading

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A Guard Dog and Her Kitten

90-pound guard dog Lily has found an unlikely best friend…an 8-ounce kitten. Lorrie Rivera, from Hollywood, FL, was walking her 10-year-old Japanese Akita earlier this month when they found a kitten. According to … Continue reading

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Dog Chases NYC Train

A dog has been rescued after putting on quite a show for New York commuters on the Hudson Line Wednesday morning. Running on a parallel track the pooch chased a train from South … Continue reading

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British Dog Cloned

Britain has cloned it’s first dog—with a procedure that can cost over $100,000! The tiny Dachshund was born in Seoul, South Korea after the owner had won a competition, advertised in the UK, … Continue reading

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Dog Wins NCAA Bracket

Milo is a 14-year-old Beagle from Iowa. Now he’s also known as the $2,000 winner in an NCAA Bracket. This is the first time, in three tries, that the pooch has taken the … Continue reading

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