Compassionate Neighbours Rescue Injured Dog Found in Dumpster

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A startling and disturbing discovery was made at a Kentucky apartment complex last week. Calvin King said his wife was just taking out the garbage when she found an injured dog in the dumpster of their Nicholasville apartment.
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Fortunate Dog Survives Dangerous Highway Encounter

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It was a near death experience for a chocolate lab dubbed “Charlie” last weekend on a dangerous stretch of highway in Florida.
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Musician’s Assistant

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A dog helps a piano player with the sustain pedal.
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In times of need, service dogs offer special help

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It is difficult to connect with happy thoughts In times of grief, but dogs tend to have an uncanny ability to lift peoples hearts and spirits.
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The magpies escourted his fur – a pet portrait

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The making of a dog portrait helps bring out layers of feelings for a beloved pet.
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Firefighters free dog trapped in a pipe

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On Tuesday morning Diane Albracht let her 4-year-old Treeing Walker Coonhound Veronica out in the yard of her California home. Diane went about her morning, busy getting the house ready for a family reunion this weekend. At 9:30 am her granddaughter arrived for a playdate. It was then when Albrecht discovered that her gate was open and Veronica was missing.
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Dogs lose jobs due to budget cuts

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Bailey, a Canada Border Services Agency worker, spent her last day on the job Friday in Vancouver. Bailey is a seven-year-old chocolate lab. Both Bailey and her canine coworker Brodie were laid off due to most recent federal budget. They are among a suggested 19 dog teams to be impacted across Canada by the cuts.
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Police rescue a puppy found buried alive

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Police officers in Williston, Florida were disposing of evidence per a court order on Thursday when they heard a whimpering noise coming from underground. Officers located the origin of the whimpering and dug out a one-week-old puppy that was head-first in an eight-inch hole.
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The Saturday Pet Blogger Hop: Best Frenemies

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2 month old kitten (Daphne) takes on tiny but more experienced Maltese (Luna). They are secretly in love…
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Anatolian Dogs Used to Guard Museums in Turkey

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Guard dogs are not only used to protect homes. Museums are now looking into the age-old security system.
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Jet-setting Oscar Travels the World – Sometimes by Balloon!

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Joanne Lefson adopted Oscar just a day before he was due to be euthanized, and now the pair travel around the world to raise awareness about homeless dogs.
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Dreaming Shiba Inu Puppy

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Off to dreamland . . .
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UPDATE: Hope, the abused Texas Pug, doing well and helping other dogs

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Hope, a pug mix that was found badly abused in Texas in July, is recovering well with her new family the Moncriefs. Not only is Hope living a happy life now, she and the Moncriefs are helping other dogs in need.
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Dog’s special condition requires her to use a high chair

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When Starship came to the Greenville County Animal Care Shelter in South Carolina on June 30th she was starving. The shelter is guessing the Australian Cattle dog-Shepard puppy is about 4 months old, but her growth is stunted so the vet hasn’t been able to age her exactly. Starship growth has been stunted due to a digestive condition which makes it impossible for her to eat or drink unless she is upright. So the shelter has built her a high chair to eat from.
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Pennsylvania Puppy Mill Law isn’t being enforced

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In 2009 Pennsylvania passed a law creating higher standards for breeding kennels to help combat the puppy mill epidemic in that state. However, a new report by the state’s Dog Law Advisory Board shows that the Department of Agriculture and its Dog Law Enforcement Office has done nothing to enforce that law.
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New Ordinance in Pasco County Cracks Down on Puppy Mills

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It’s good news for dogs and cats in Pasco County, Florida this week as county commissioners endorsed an ordinance that makes it illegal to sell puppies or kittens at flea markets, parking lots and festivals.
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Looking after New York’s Animals in Need

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When people hear “Animal Control” they often conjure up images of uniformed dog catchers cornering animals with big nets and tranquilizer guns, but in New York City the reality is that animal control officers save thousands of lives every year.
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Dog takes a truck, a ferry and a plane to reunite with her owners

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Robert Bradbury was at his cabin on Pinchgut Lake in Newfoundland with his wife and border collie Roxie. On Sunday night they were preparing for their trip back home to Corner Brook when gunshots went off, spooking Roxie. Roxie took off and the Bradburys could not find her. Bradbury’s wife stayed the night at the cabin hoping Roxie would turn up, but she never did.
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Welsh Corgi Puppy vs Door Stop

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A pup has some issues with a door stop.
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Dog rescues owner by running to get help

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Derek Ramsden was walking with his two dogs, Bruno and Toby, while vacationing in Wales when he slipped off a ridge and into sinking mud. Ramsden, who is 81-years-old, managed to grab onto a railing on the bridge but in was serious trouble.
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