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December 12th, 2013
The “dog whisperer” of the Rhode Island State Police, Matt Zarella takes shelter dogs and trains them for K-9 search and rescue duty; one pooch even solved a 4-year-old mystery.
December 11th, 2013
A dog who was struck by a hit-and-run driver in the coastal city of Itajaí, in Brazil, seemed doomed, until his 11-year-old owner rushed into traffic to fetch the small pooch.
December 10th, 2013
Remember the 1981 Disney animated feature The Fox and the Hound? Here’s a real-life story of an unlikely friendship between a fox and German Shepherd.
December 9th, 2013
A Siberian Husky with sticky paws was caught stealing dog treats, beef bones, food, pig ears, and other items via security camera from a South Carolina Dollar General store.
December 6th, 2013
Dogs dig for several reasons, including retrieving prey and foraging for food; find out which breeds are the most likely to dig, and how to curb this behavior.
December 6th, 2013
A professional photographer in North Carolina takes Wake County dogs out of the shelter for photo shoots in hopes they will help get the animals adopted.
December 5th, 2013
Homeless Hounds is an alternative to leaving a dog at the shelter for people who no longer have the means to take care of their pets due to economic hardship, such as a lost job.
December 4th, 2013
The Pit Bull Terrier, and former Michael Vick fighting dog, was happy in the final days of her life — thanks to a loving owner named Amy and her rehabilitation at Best Friends.
December 3rd, 2013
A fire completely destroyed the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter in Rockholds, Ky.; some of the dogs were saved, but most of the cats perished — here’s how you can help.
December 2nd, 2013
Approximately 75 percent of all shelter dogs waiting for forever homes are mutts, but mixed-breed dogs have advantages over purebreds, and are less prone to genetic diseases.
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