Puppies in Spain Born with Green Fur

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“I couldn’t believe it when I first saw them,” Aida Vallelado Molina said. “I thought the puppies were dirty and tried to clean them, but the color wouldn’t come off.”
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First Elderly Dog Retirement Home Opens in Japan

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“We decided to open the nursing facility because so many dog owners have requested something like this,” said Nanako Oiishi, a spokesperson for the company.
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New High-Tech Dog Collar Helps Track Health for Dog Owners

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“Pet Pace is the only collar that gives you a complete picture of the health status and well-being of the pet,” said Asaf.
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Pig: One Dog’s Story of Beating the Odds

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Dillenbeck said, “They’ve never seen anything like it, and they say it’s going to be interesting.”
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Tennessee Family Gets Big Surprise from ‘Hospice’ Dog They’re Fostering

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“She is remarkable,” said rescue worker Lavonne Redferrin. “She has bounced back and is living every day to the fullest.”
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Student’s Service Dog Honored with Photo in Yearbook

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“Next thing you know Rachel just hugged him and it was the cutest thing you’ve ever seen and I literally started crying and said there’s my sign. They’ve been a team ever since,” said Theresa Benke.
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Hit-And-Run Dog to get Much Needed Medical Attention

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“She’s not whining or whimpering like she’s in pain. She’d still make a really sweet addition to somebody’s family,” said Elaine.
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Lamb Treats Recalled over Salmonella Contamination

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Symptoms of poisoning include lack of appetite, nausea, vomiting, (bloody) diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever.
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Take a Bite out of Canine Cancer!

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Even if you can’t donate, please share – on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter – and get the word out there to help dogs beat cancer!
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Hospital Throws Birthday Party for Therapy Dogs

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When kids at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta may be feeling scared or sad, there is one thing that always seems to help – a therapy dog.
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Fundraiser Started for Puppy Needing Heart Surgery

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The cost of the surgery is quite high. There needs to be $4,500 raised for the actual surgery, and about $1,000 for travel costs and follow-up care.
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The Skinniest Boxer Alive Is Saved from Starvation

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When NorCal Boxer Rescue met Maria, they did not have a foster home for her, but they felt they had to do something to help her. Thanks to that decision Maria is a happy and healthy Boxer today.
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Rescue Dog with Birth Defect Inspires Children

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Dogs born with a cleft lip and palate rarely survive. Stitch got a second chance in life thanks to a rescue group. He is now inspiring others suffering from similar health issues.
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Pointer Comes to the Rescue of Baby Kangaroo

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“Later, I was working out (in) the front yard and he started pointing. I was worried he’d found a snake and called him back, but when returned he dropped the joey at my feet,” said Leonie. “He obviously sensed the baby roo was still alive in the pouch and somehow had gently grabbed it by the neck, gently retrieved it and brought it to me.
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Suffering Dog Desperately Needs Surgery

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Friends and family members say Jena’s personality has changed because of her ear issues, but with this surgery, she will be able to play like a puppy again.
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Family Unhappy with Service Dog’s Training

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“We were told she would be able to pick up peanut residue on your fingers,” Judy said. “They made me believe it was my fault.”
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UPDATE: PetSmart Also to Stop Selling Chinese-Made Pet Treats

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“This is something we’ve been working toward for some time, and feel it’s the right thing to do for pets and our customers,” said a PetSmart spokeswoman.
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Petco Announces it Will no Longer Stock Treats from China

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“We know some pet parents are wary of dog and cat treats made in China, especially chicken jerky products, and we’ve heard their concerns,” said Petco CEO Jim Myers, in a press release.
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Eating Grass: Normal or Abnormal?

Dr. Nancy Kay, DVM

Dr. Nancy Kay, DVM, has written an informative article on a common concern of many pet owners-Is eating grass normal or not?
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Dogs are Being Trained to Sniff out Prostate Cancer

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The testing being done to see if dogs can in fact sniff out cancer in a similar way to the various other organic compounds they have been trained to pick up. So far, the testing has about a 98% accuracy as to dogs being able to detect prostate cancer.
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