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  • Blind Pug Xander becomes therapy dog

    Blind Pug Xander becomes therapy dog

    Surrendered by his owners after an accident robbed him of his sight, Xander helps those who are hurting and has a special affinity with abused spouses and children.

  • Best and worst states for animal protection laws in 2013

    Best and worst states for animal protection laws in 2013

    Once again, the Bluegrass State ranks as the worst state in America for animal-protection legislation, while the Land of Lincoln retains its status as the best for 2013.

  • Donors help Army veteran cover cost of vet care for injured dog

    Donors help Army veteran cover cost of vet care for injured dog

    An Army medic, who suffered brain damage from friendly fire while serving in Afghanistan, was strapped for cash when his dog was injured; fortunately, others stepped up to help.

  • At least half of U.S. dogs now overweight

    At least half of U.S. dogs now overweight

    Fifty-two percent of dogs in the U.S. are obese or overweight; excessive body weight can cause a host of problems like physical ailments and lack of mobility.

  • Shelter pup asks First Dog Bo Obama to special event

    Shelter pup asks First Dog Bo Obama to special event

    Ramona the Goldendoodle has got one serious canine crush, and the fluffy white pooch sure doesn’t aim low with her affections. It’s puppy love for Ramona, and she only has eyes for the First Dog of the Unites States, Portuguese Water Dog Bo Obama. She has taken to the web with a very special YouTube […]

  • Oregon animal rescue operators arrested for animal neglect

    Oregon animal rescue operators arrested for animal neglect

    Was what has turned out to be one of the worst instances of animal neglect in Oregon history a case of good intentions gone horribly wrong? A 24-year-old Oregon woman who started an animal rescue as a means to save dogs from high-kill shelters has been arrested after more than 140 dogs in her care […]