Category Archives: Feature Articles

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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NG Honors “Dogs of War”

To celebrate the “Hero Dogs” featured on the cover of the June issue of National Geographic, in the coming days, NationalGeographic.com will take a look back at a handful (of the many thousands) … 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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Lady Gaga Shares Pics of Pup

Lady Gaga has shared new pics of her French Bulldog puppy Asia on Instagram. We love the one where her pup is tucked into bed with the Mother Monster after a performance at … 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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Deaf Woman Adopts Deaf Dog

Rosie, a deaf pit bull mix, has spent the last three months in the Central Nebraska Humane Society, hoping for a new owner. In a sign that some things are just meant to … Continue reading

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Watch! Blind Dog Plays Catch

Kellar was born blind, but that doesn’t stop him from playing catch. And how he does it is astonishing! His owner explains on YouTube, “Kellar was originally trained to play ball with the … Continue reading

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Artist Paints Vick’s Dogs

“One of my main goals is to represent Pit Bulls as the dogs that I, and many others, know them to be—loving, humorous, intelligent, forgiving and triumphant,” says Kentucky artist Levity Tomkinson, of … Continue reading

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DogVacay Survey on Pet Travel

DOGVACAY RELEASES 2nd ANNUAL SURVEY ON STATE OF U.S. PET TRAVEL Findings reveal dog owners have delayed or skipped vacations altogether, find it harder to enjoy their trip whether they’re traveling with or … 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 Protects Toddler

Three-year-old Carson Urness has his very own Lassie! The toddler wandered about a mile away from his family’s farm in Cooperstown, ND and was gone for nearly six hours. When authorities found the … Continue reading

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NKLA Adoption Weekend a Success

The NKLA Adoption Weekend, hosted by Best Friends Animal Society at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, CA helped over 400 animals head to forever homes this past weekend. The Hancock … Continue reading

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Watch! Dog and Kitten are BF

YouTube channel Wakaleo Animal has a sweet story about the friendship between Cattle Dog Max and a disabled kitten named Ralphee. According to the Wakaleo’s YouTube page, Ralphee’s condition is a neurological disorder … 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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Million Pibble March in DC

Rebecca Corry organized the Million Pibble—an affectionate term for Pit Bulls—to demonstrate against breed-specific legislation (BSL) which took place this past weekend. “Today we are sending the message to legislators on the federal, … 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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Dog Steals Show at Softball Game

During a softball game between Simon Fraser and Western Oregon a spectator’s dog slipped through an open gate and started stealing the players equipment. The dog first went for shortstop Melanie Pfeiffer’s glove … Continue reading

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Kentucky Police Spotlight K9 Team

KSP-TV consists of short videos in documentary style format that highlight the inner workings of the Kentucky State Police. The purpose of these videos is to give the public an opportunity at a … Continue reading

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War Vet Reunited With Dog

At O’Hare Airport in Chicago, Wednesday afternoon, an Iraqi war veteran was re-united with the dog who served with him. Jason Bos worked with Cila for almost five years, searching for roadside bombs … Continue reading

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Seacrest Shares Pup Pics with Ellen

American Idol host and all around busy guy Ryan Seacrest has adopted a Labrador puppy, which he named Georgia. He shared a picture of the pooch on the Ellen Show which will air … Continue reading

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Drama-Free Doggie Nail Clipping

If Barney’s nails click on the floor or get snagged on the carpet, it’s time for a pedicure. Most dogs aren’t accustomed to having their paws handled—although it’s much easier if done consistently … Continue reading

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