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Anti-Rhino Poaching Dog from South Africa Honored as Hero

K9 Killer as he’s called by his handlers, is a very special service dog.  His job is to hunt down rhino poachers in South Africa, which is something plaguing that country and depleting the numbers of wild rhinos beyond oblivion.  Thanks to this specially trained dog, more than 115 poachers have been arrested, and he’s being honored as a hero. He works with an anti-poaching … Continue reading Anti-Rhino Poaching Dog from South Africa Honored as Hero

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‘Not the only one’: Little girl who lost arm adopts kitten with missing limb

Since their daughter Scarlette, 2, lost an arm to cancer as an infant, Simone and Matt Tipton have wanted to get her a pet with similar physical challenges. When the Trabuco Canyon, California couple heard about a kitten that lost its front leg, they knew they had found the next member of their family. “They think she was inside the wheel of a car when … Continue reading ‘Not the only one’: Little girl who lost arm adopts kitten with missing limb

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Firefighters use all their strength to rescue 700-pound horse trapped in pool

A horse mysteriously ended up in his owner’s backyard pool in Upshur County, Texas, Wednesday. Courtesy of Ewell Fire Department Firefighters worked to rescue a horse from pool. After a neighbor caught wind of what was going on next door, she called the Ewell Fire Department notifying them that the horse might be drowning. “When we got to the scene, the owner was nowhere to … Continue reading Firefighters use all their strength to rescue 700-pound horse trapped in pool

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Shocking pictures show dogwalker submerged in sinking clay before dramatic rescue by coastguard

The primary school teacher returned to work this morning after her terrifying ordeal on the cliffs at Trimingham, near Mundesley, north Norfolk A terrified woman rescued from a tomb of thick clay with her pet dog admitted she feared she’d die as shocking pictures show her almost totally submerged in mud. Lorrayne Starr, 49, spoke of her joy to be alive as stunning photos taken … Continue reading Shocking pictures show dogwalker submerged in sinking clay before dramatic rescue by coastguard

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Dogs ate everything from riding crops and knitting needles to someone else’s underwear in 2015

A nationwide survey of vets revealed that pets will often eat the most unusual items which later have to be removed via surgery Belly aching: But what could he have eaten that disagrees with him so much? A riding crop and a nine-inch knitting needle were among the most unusual items uncovered during surgery on dogs. One vet even found undies that did not belong … Continue reading Dogs ate everything from riding crops and knitting needles to someone else’s underwear in 2015

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Gunnison, adorable kitten with cancer, gets outpouring of support after diagnosis

A kitten diagnosed with cancer just two days before Christmas is getting a lot of love this season. Supporters donated more than $5,000 to ensure that little Gunnison gets the treatment he needs to survive, thanks to a fund set up by Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that helps feral cats. Gunnison was diagnosed with bone cancer, but supporters … Continue reading Gunnison, adorable kitten with cancer, gets outpouring of support after diagnosis

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[Video] Confused rescue dog makes friends with toy pup it thinks is real in this adorable video

They say a dog is man’s best friend but in this adorable video this inquisitive Boxer finds the perfect buddy in the shape of a soft toy. This cute pup called Apache is absolutely convinced his new found friend is a real life companion – having a good old sniff. Initially the 18-month-old Boxer/Bullmastiff is wary of his new battery operated friend, called Stella, even … Continue reading [Video] Confused rescue dog makes friends with toy pup it thinks is real in this adorable video

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How would dogs wear trousers? Daft question goes viral after dividing the internet

They’ve got four legs for our two, so it should be obvious how they wear trousers – but it really isn’t How would dogs wear trousers? Daft question goes viral after dividing the internet Have you ever wondered how a dog would wear trousers – if they were to don clothing? It isn’t as strange a question as you might think, and in fact has … Continue reading How would dogs wear trousers? Daft question goes viral after dividing the internet

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This is the heartwarming moment dog was rescued after surviving 30ft fall down well

Cocker spaniel Lilly had a miracle escape after plunging down the 10 metre deep hole during a Boxing Day walk This is the moment an adventurous dog was rescued by fire-fighters after surviving a 30ft fall – down a well. Cocker spaniel Lilly had a miracle escape after plunging down the 10 metre deep hole during a Boxing Day walk in Upton-upon-Severn, Worcs. Lilly’s owner … Continue reading This is the heartwarming moment dog was rescued after surviving 30ft fall down well

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Dog left £5k trust fund so he could stay in care home after owner’s death dies

Devoted Harold Pursey adored his black Labrador, Bob, so much that his care home agreed to take him in when he died in 2010 An orphaned dog which was adopted by his elderly owner’s care home has died – after surviving on a TRUST FUND for five years. Devoted Harold Pursey adored his black Labrador, Bob, so much that his care home agreed to take … Continue reading Dog left £5k trust fund so he could stay in care home after owner’s death dies