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Death Row Dog Gets Adopted and His Reaction Is Priceless

Benny was a death row dog.  A dog at a shelter that was about to be euthanized due to overcrowding problems.  However, his holiday wish came true and he was adopted at the last minute, and his reaction to “being sprung” is absolutely adorable. He had been staying at the Carson Animal Care Center in Gardena, California since November.  At only eight months old, he … Continue reading Death Row Dog Gets Adopted and His Reaction Is Priceless

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Chicago Aquarium Adopts Rescue Dogs, Because They Care About Land Mammals, Too!

Generally at an aquarium one might expect to find all things… aquatic.  But Shedd Aquarium in Chicago has a different policy.  They adopt rescue dogs because they know all animals need love and care. “We give these dogs a home, train them with positive reinforcement and demonstrate how our animal care team’s training methods work whether it’s a one-ton beluga whale or a 20-pound terrier,” … Continue reading Chicago Aquarium Adopts Rescue Dogs, Because They Care About Land Mammals, Too!

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Obi Juan, and How His Sixth Owner Was HIS Only Hope

We didn’t have Obi Juan as a puppy – we adopted him as a full-grown corgi. As of late, The Husband and I are Obi’s 6th owners. Yup, Obi’s bounced around a number of owners and I’ve always wondered why. He was potty trained; save for a few accidents when he just couldn’t hold it any longer. He knew when it was time to get … Continue reading Obi Juan, and How His Sixth Owner Was HIS Only Hope

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Search and Rescue Dog Finds Cancer Hidden in Human’s Lungs

  Heidi is a search and rescue dog.  For the most part, Heidi finds other lost pets, and is occasionally hired to find drugs, too.  One day in February, Heidi seemed to find something rather unexpected – deadly cancer hiding in her human’s lungs. Anne Wills is Heidi’s human, and she describes some unusual behavior Heidi was showing when the heroic dog first detected something … Continue reading Search and Rescue Dog Finds Cancer Hidden in Human’s Lungs

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[Video] Here’s Proof That Dogs Think They’re Way Sneakier Than They Actually Are

There is nothing that dogs love more than pleasing humans. Okay, except maybe food. So, what is a well trained-dog supposed to do while you’re eating? Hungrily stare at the food (only while you’re not looking, of course). Luckily these dogs have achieved James Bond levels of sneakiness so their humans will never suspect a thing. Watch our compilation above and watch out the next … Continue reading [Video] Here’s Proof That Dogs Think They’re Way Sneakier Than They Actually Are

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Tiny Australian Penguins and the Dogs that Protect Them

Off of the southern coast of Australia lies Middle Island.  Middle Island is a beautiful and rugged terrain, and also houses a curiosity unlike any other in the region.  It plays host to the world’s smallest penguin, and the dogs that have come to love and protect them. These little penguins stand a minuscule 30 to 40 centimeters tall.  This makes the name they used … Continue reading Tiny Australian Penguins and the Dogs that Protect Them