Heroic Man Rescues Dying Dog from Houston Highway

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“Yeah, I’m just kind of a softie on that kind of stuff,” Rickey Young said. “I have a dog, and I’d hate to see him on the highway like that.”
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Ten-Year Shelter Dog Finally Gets a Home

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“The adoptive family came right in saw him, heard his story and fell in love. We knew he had a family out there waiting for him, it was just going to take time.”
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New York and Ohio Pass Puppy Mill Bills

Barbara McKelvey came down for the event.  Her dog, Sammy, looks on as Ohio Governor John Kasich signs the bill into law.

“This is a good step in the giant undertaking of getting rid of puppy mills, which only produce suffering,” said Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal.
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Boston Firefighter Risks Life to Save Husky from Icy Death

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“We look at the pets like citizens,” Sean Coyle said. “They’re loved by their owners and we want to make sure, whether it’s in a burning building or a freezing lake, we just want to get them out safe.”
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Pit Bull Puppy has a Special Gift for Comforting Others

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Dominic, a pit bull puppy, was rescued and taken in by a vet tech in Eaton, Colorado. As Dominic spent more time at the clinic it became clear he had a special gift for comforting the dogs who were recovering at the clinic.
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Unwanted Dog Becomes Young Girls’ Hero

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A family dog who had been given away saved his three- and nine-year-old girl owners when they were grabbed by a stranger who intended to sexually abuse them.
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Loving Dog Photobombs Baby Portrait

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Some dogs just have a knack for jumping in front of the lens at the last second.
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Pit Bull Sacrifices Self to Save Owner from Attacker

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A fundraiser for Chako’s medical care was started and exceeded within a day, and now he is home recovering with his eternally grateful mom.
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Puppy Doe’s Abuser Faces 55 Years in Prison; Held on $500,000 Bail

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A petition is circulating, asking for Craigslist to disallow listings for pets “free to a good home,” to prevent the kind of abuse Kiya endured.
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Pit Bull Named 2013 Hero Dog of the Year

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She was presented with the award at the 2013 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards. No, dogs don’t really care about awards unless they’re made out of bone marrow, but they certainly enjoy the attention that ceremonies bring, and Elle certainly received her fair share of it!
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Dog Alerts Parents to Abusive Babysitter

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Benjamin and Hope Jordan were horrified to learn that the woman they trusted to care for their son for five months had been abusing him when she thought no one was watching. But someone was – the dog.
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Puppy Saved from Torture Reunited with His Rescuer

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A dog rescued from a life of torment greets the man who saved him in an emotional reunion.
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Dog Saves Orphaned Baby Squirrel

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An orphaned baby squirrel was left helpless after falling from a tree in a forest in Inverness, Scotland, and the lucky youngster has a dog to thank for saving him.
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Elvis Reads His Mom the Riot Act

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Elvis gives Patches a few choice words…
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Pit Bull Ban Repealed

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Pit bull advocates are celebrating another victory in the war against BSL after Cincinatti repealed a long standing breed ban.
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Texas Town Bans Tethering

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Under a new ordinance, Arlington, Texas pet owners who tether unattended dogs will be fined.
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Gizmo’s First Bark

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An adorable Shih tzu puppy finds his voice…
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Hawk Drops Puppy From the Sky

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Los Banos resident Elaine Bouschard and her grandson, Taylor Callaway, say they were shocked when they saw a dog fall from the sky.
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Wiener Dog Whirlpool

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Archie, a double dapple dashchund, spends most days in his pool, trotting the summer away…


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Saint Bernard Sacrifices Self, Saves Family from Fire

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A family is mourning the loss of a hero after their dog perished in the same fire she was determined to save them from.
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