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Ugh. Is it still January? Not for much longer, but this frigid weather isn’t going away for a while. Here’s a heartwarming, almost unbelievable, scene that should defrost even the coldest and crankiest of viewers. In the video filmed by veterinary nurse Brittany Semeniuk and another wildlife photographer last November in Manitoba, Canada, a wild
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Good news for customers and fans (including their pups!) of on-demand dog walking service Wag!: One of the most popular pet startups in the country is only getting bigger and better. On Tuesday, the No.1 dog walking and boarding mobile app announced a $300 million investment from the SoftBank Vision Fund, according to a company
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We’ve always known that dogs have a special ability to empathize with people, but this pup is especially in-tune with her little human friend. In the sweet clip, posted on Monday to Youtube, Roxy the dog shares — and simultaneously expresses — her sibling Sam’s sadness when one of their parents leaves the house for the day.
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Pigs and puppies, living together, mass hysteria! More like massively adorable. We squealed with delight upon viewing this heartwarming video of a mother pig in Korat, Thailand, nursing a cute little canine alongside her own biological babies. The video, which was filmed on Jan. 18, was uploaded to Youtube on Sunday and we predict animal
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 28–36 inches Weight: 140–175 pounds for males; 110–140 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 7–10 years Great Danes are among the world’s tallest breeds. Their short, thick coats can be brindle, fawn, blue, black, harlequin (irregular black or merle patches) or mantle. 2. Where They Came From While some
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Pets heal your soul and your body — science has the numbers. But the responsibility of caring for a creature other than yourself isn’t a fit for everyone. Sometimes allergies, mobility, apartment rules and a number of other factors stand in the way of bringing a fluffball into your life. Qoobo wants to change that. The
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Fat Tuesday isn’t just for the furless — pets love to celebrate, too. Each year in Mandeville, Louisiana, local canines gather together for the Mardi Paws Parade. Every dog is welcome to attend this celebration of canine couture and revelry; this year it’s on Feb. 18 with the theme “Fables, Fairy Tales and Nursery Rhymes.”
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It’s the moment every dog owner instantly regrets ever letting their dog kiss them on the mouth: Watching that very same beloved, seemingly well-trained and civilized pup eagerly devour a stinky, steaming pile of poop off the sidewalk. Ugh, gross! But why? Why?! It’s a topic that has long perplexed animal researchers and veterinarians. And if
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The Little Mermaid and Flynn have quite a bit in common. Both adore collecting seemingly random objects that are hardly treasured by humans. Unlike Ariel, Flynn the Dachshund’s collections of common goodies can be found above sea level. Can’t get enough of cats, dogs and other furry friends? Click here to get the cutest pet news
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Just like you, your pets can have problems with extreme weather. And Winter Storm Inga isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. PEOPLE Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin wants your pets to get through the season as warm and safe as possible. To help owners keep their pets out of the vet’s office and free
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Make room! Very good dog coming through! Bronx, a 9-year-old Belgian malinois, enjoyed a hero’s goodbye on Jan. 5. The canine recently retired from Bakersfield Police Department SWAT Team. Since 2010, the loyal employee helped the police sniff out trouble and educate the public on the importance of thinking about safety first. For his entire
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Terrier Height: 17.5–20 inches Weight: 33–40 pounds Life Expectancy: 12–15 years Kerry blue terriers are medium-sized dogs with small, dark eyes and V-shaped ears that fold over. The tail is straight, set high and usually docked, though tail docking is illegal in parts of Europe for non-working dogs. Despite the “blue” in this
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Cathleen, a Great Pyrenees mix, may appear to look very happy-go-lucky in her photographs, but don’t be fooled: she is one determined doggo. In a Jan. 8 Facebook post by the Seminole Humane Society/Seminole Animal Shelter, the beautiful and loving 6-year-old pup’s incredible story was shared with the world. As the shelter explains, Cathleen’s original
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