eBay Service Dog Vest Listing Draws Fire

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With news affiliates reporting frequent abuses of service dog privileges by those falsely claiming that their dogs are certified, it’s no wonder that the comment thread on this eBay listing is heated.
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The Saturday Pet Blogger Hop: Baboons Kidnap and Raise Feral Dogs as Pets

Baboons kidnap and raise feral dogs as pets

A brief yet fascinating clip from the TV series Animals Like Us gives us a closer look at one of nature’s more unique inter-species partnerships.

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Devil Dog

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Run while you can: this dog is in serious need of a behavioral consult.
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Twig Skates Key West

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Twig is back in a new video, and this time she’s taking a slow roll through Margaritaville…
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Historian: Tale of Greyfriars Bobby is a Scam

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According to historian Jan Bondeson, the tale of the most faithful dog in the world was nothing but a marketing ploy to attract tourists.
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Training The Tough Ones – There Is More Than One Method


The other day someone asked me how I began training Jack Russell’s and how I knew what to do. I answered, “Necessity is the mother of invention!”
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Counter Surfing: Can You Beat It?

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Training strategies and management options to outwit the wiley counter surfer lurking for that next opportunity.
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Dog Keeps Watch Over Deceased Owner

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After an extensive search, New York State Police have reported the discovery of the body of missing Palmyra resident Thelma Wideman.
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Book Giveaway: Mom’s Big Catch


Join Marla McKenna in this exciting tale and heartwarming story of one family’s adventure at the ballpark, and share Ashley’s love for her dog and best friend, Sadie.
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Dog vs. Karate Cat

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Sure we’ve seen a lot of these, but the sideways ninja kitty move is a serious bonus…
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Mother Dog, 6 Puppies Saved by Firefighters

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A building explosion and the resulting fire nearly claimed the lives of a dog and her litter of puppies.
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Memorial Held for Hero War Dog

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Chyba was one of the first military dogs deployed to Iraq, and was the inspiration behind a local memorial for veteran war dogs.
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Animal Control Officer Revives Dog After Intentional Drowning

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A Massachusetts woman faces animal cruelty charges for trying to kill her own dog – and a local animal control officer is being hailed a hero for using CPR to revive it.
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Teach Your Dog to Swim

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Nancy Freedman-Smith offers tips on getting your dog moving in the water.
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Static Dog

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But it’s a dry heat…
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FDA Announces Establishment of PETNet

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The Partnership for Food Protection and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced the launch of the Pet Event Tracking Network (PETNet).
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Kitchom’s Stolen Slipper Run

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French Bulldog Kitchom goes for a joyously madcap run around the house with mom’s slipper.
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15,000 Dogs Slaughtered for Chinese Food Festival

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Yulin, China hosted a food festival a few weeks ago, and 15,000 dogs were killed in order to be prepared for consumption.
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Good Homes Need Not Apply


Nathan J. Winograd on antiquated animal shelter policies and the politics that perpetuate them.
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Pool Party

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Self-propelled summer fun…
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