Dog Gives Mom of Autistic Child an Amazing Gift

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Roxy has made the impossible, possible for the mother of a child with Asperger’s syndrome.
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Stray Dog Keeps Calbulco Rescuers Company

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A dog keeps Calbulco rescuers company as they secure the area and set up camp to help those affected by the volcano.
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Science Seeks Answer to Why Dogs Chase Their Tails

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After getting a look at dogs that do chase their tails, Bristol University is seeking non-tail chasers to complete the study.
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Study Says Wolves Have Better Disposition Than Dogs

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A study has found dogs to be kinder and more gentle than domesticated dogs.
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Hundreds of Deputies Trained to NOT Shoot Dogs

Baltimore Police Officer Dan Waskiewicz ended up adopting the “vicious” pit bull he encountered roaming the streets.

“Officers are shown how read the character and personality of the dog. If the officer has time, he can make a better decision.”
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Dogs Just LOVE to Give Kisses!

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A cute video exploring some of the possible reasons dogs can be furry kiss factories.
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Stray Dogs Attend Funeral of Woman Who Fed Them

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When an animal lover passed away, the stray dog she fed attended her funeral. They went to church and visited her at the funeral home.
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Dog in Minnesota has a Rare Talent for Art

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Newman’s mom had seen other dogs, in online and television videos, using their paws to paint. She wanted to see if it would be possible to take things one step further.
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Orphaned Lamb Raised by Collies now Thinks it’s a Dog

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“I’ve never seen anything like this before. It’s really unusual,” said Mackenzie.
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Dog Helps Cat with Head Stuck in Plastic Cup

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A chocolate Labrador sees a feline in trouble and without hesitation steps up to help.
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Dog Eats Owner’s Engagement and Wedding Rings

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When an engagement and wedding ring went missing, Sierra the dog looked suspicious. A trip to the vet and x-rays proved the dog had eaten the rings.
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Pit Bull Comforts Deer Tangled in Fence Until Help Arrives

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Gotti is living proof that these dogs are a much misunderstood breed. They are in no way “naturally” violent dogs, but products of violent humans.
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Retired Rescued Dog Decides to Make a Rescue of Her Own

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“In preparation for the birth, we had been monitoring Xena 24/7 by video. We knew that she was an unproven mother and wanted to be ready,” said Laura Bottaro.
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Dog Is Shelter Kittens’ Newest Nanny

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Bretta Nelson said, “It’s such a win-win for everyone involved. Boots loves it. Most of the kittens love it.”
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Agoraphobic Dog Needs Forever Home

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Whisper was kept in a shed or indoor cage and had limited to zero access to the outside world. The pet is terrified of humans and dogs.
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Study from UC San Diego Finds Truth in Doggy Jealousy

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“Our study suggests not only that dogs do engage in what appears to be jealous behaviors, but also that they were seeking to break up the connection between the owners and a seeming rival.”
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Pet Therapy and How It Works for Dogs and Humans

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We noticed Vegas, our pit bull, was still afraid of things around the house and getting worse – plastic bags, airplanes, lawnmowers, the cat, a toy etc. I was always asking ‘how can I help her?’ What can I do to build her confidence?
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We Rather Be Homeless than Dogless

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Elizabeth Woodward’s dog helps her deal with her rare illness, but Woodward’s neighbors think the dog’s barks are annoying and want the dog gone.
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Dog Causes Owner’s Car to Crash into Pet Grooming Shop

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Police officers did not charge Ingrid Zeiffer with reckless driving but they hope next time Zeiffer takes her dog to the groomers, the pet rides safely inside a crate.
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Miniature Pinscher Saves Owner from Cancer Twice

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If the pet owner had ignored the dog’s unusual actions, he would have been paralyzed within six months and dead within the year.
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