Lost man cuddles with dog to stay warm overnight


A New Zealand man is safe and sound thanks to his dog after being missing overnight. Geoffrey Hanson, 80, was found by search and rescue staff in a state of hypothermia this morning after spending a cold night outside.
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Comfort dog helps child testify in sexual assault case


Sometimes it’s easier to talk to dogs than to people, and that is especially true when it comes to Bronksey, a three year old lab/retriever mix who works as a victim comfort dog in the Staten Island District Attorney’s office.
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Devastated family fights to get their dog back


A devastated family is outraged that they cannot have their pet back after he went missing from their home six weeks ago. Rocko, who is now six years old, has been with Deborah Parrott and her five children since he was a pup.
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Good Samaritan helps rescue abused dogs


It must have quite a shocking sight to see while driving down the highway, a dog, clinging desperately to the top of a crate while the truck it was riding in sped down the road.
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Puppy found alive in car one month after it had been towed

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Miraculously, a 12 week old puppy had survived being captive inside a locked car for almost a month. The pup, named Kia, was discovered inside a car that had been towed to a Kansas City impound lot on April 8th.
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Clover helps track down missing woman


Shauna Karlash and Ed Swift were up early, as they are every day, to walk their 6 year old bichon shih-tzu who is named Clover. Usually they don’t see a soul in their neighbourhood but yesterday they came across police who were searching for a woman who had gone missing from the Sunnyside Nursing Home just before 2 a.m. CST.
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A beautiful tail of hope and a new life for Arwen

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In the dead of winter Karma Rescue went to the Mojave desert to save the lives of 89 dogs being kept by an animal hoarder. It was below zero, and they were living in makeshift kennels with chain link fences and no protection from the elements.
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Husky saved from the sea by RNLI volunteers


A pedigree husky owes his life to 2 men who were in the right place at the right time, and happen to have to right skills to save him. Koda was sniffing the area near the edge of a cliff in Sandy Cove, Ireland, when he slipped fell into the sea below.
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When it comes to loving your dog, is there any limit?


Many pet owners think their pets are “priceless” but for Michael Baldwin the price tag for his beloved dog is mounting. Baldwin has a young, neutered Siberian husky named Toby who is a very loveable dog.
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AKC under fire for protecting bad breeders

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Choosing a dog can be a challenging task, and though there are many shelters and rescue organizations with dogs that need homes, some people choose to go through a breeder thinking that they they are more likely to get a healthy dog and know more about it’s history.
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Lentil, the cutest little bean there is


Every cloud really does have a silver lining, just ask Lentil. Lentil is a French bulldog that was born with a cleft palate which made it difficult for him to eat, which can make life pretty tough for a puppy. But that same condition also gave him the most adorable face imaginable, and that has helped make little Lentil a star.
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Yoga is going to the dogs


Doga, or doggy yoga, which is incorporating dogs into yoga practice, is growing in popularity. Mahny Djahanguiri, a Doga instructor, is also a certified adult and children’s yoga teacher, and says that her practice was inspired by working with the Kids Company charity.
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Lucky dog saved by kayakers on Chemung River


A golden retriever is lucky to be alive after being rescued on the Chemung River in New York State this past weekend. The dog was struggling to keep above water and stay near a small island in the river when Joe and Amy Longwell spotted him from their kayaks, and if it were not for them he might not have made it.
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Wolf dog mourns passing of his dear old friend


It is not uncommon for dogs to mourn the passing of their humans, and Wiley seems to be no exception. This 13 year old wolf dog from Ventura County, California recently lost a dear friend, Gladys, who was his owner’s grandmother.
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Downtown Dog Rescue is helping L.A. dogs stay out of shelters


An organization called the Downtown Dog Rescue is doing all it can to keep pets with their owners, and out of shelters. They are an all volunteer animal charity that rescues and adopts dogs and assists underserved communities, focusing on South East Los Angeles.
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Two weeks of happiness for Michel


It is a story of hope and despair, and sends a clear message about the power of love. Michel was a 10 year old Rottweiler/shepherd mix, one of 93 dogs that was rescued from a Southern Illinois puppy mill not long ago.
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BB’s discovered in shelter dog’s chest after x-ray

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A 7 year old miniature Pincer named Chip is lucky to have been rescued from a shelter by the Humane Society in Naples, Florida. He is even luckier that they took the time to x-ray him for some health concerns and discovered that he had been shot several times with a BB gun or rifle and had pellets lodged in his chest.
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Incredible balancing act earns treats and acclaim for Jack

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A very patient Australian cattle dog has lots of tricks up his sleeve, or rather on his nose and is gaining some fame for his efforts.
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State trooper rescues 9 year old girl’s lost dog


Michigan State Trooper Randy Gariglio is a hero to 9 year old Lindsey Hamm today after she found and rescued her missing dog. Diva had been missing since Sunday evening when the wind blew open the door to the family home while everyone was out.
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Jaris is back to work and happy to be there


A few weeks ago you heard the heartbreaking story of Jaris, a police dog that was thrown out of a 2 storey window by a parolee who was being pursued by police. Miraculously he survived the fall but sustained serious injuries and was rushed to hospital. Now he is back on his feet and back at work chasing down suspects with his team.
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