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Dogs are near-perfect creatures. Their few, very marginal, faults being that they love to drop their hair everywhere and they make some people sneeze. Shed Defender is here to put an end to both of those problems. The new product looks like a leotard for dogs, but supposedly does so much more than just provide
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It’s was a shocking face-off between America’s favorite bird and man’s best friend, when an eagle snatched an 8-lb. Bichon Frise out of a Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania, yard. “It seemed like something from the Wizard of Oz,” Felipe Rodriguez, who saw his sister’s dog Zoey get grabbed by the massive bird, told The Associated Press. “I’m
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You may have heard of an alley cat, but have you seen a goldendoodle puppy bowl? Well, now you have! Eight-month-old Blake has been hitting pins since he was big enough to push a ball off a kid’s bowling ramp. Blake and his unusual canine hobby fit right in with his family, who are the
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The nose always knows and a Waterville, Maine, dog’s sniffer got a whiff of smoke early Wednesday morning. According to a press release from the Waterville Fire Department, firefighters received a call about a house fire in the area at one o’clock in the morning on Jan. 3. The homeowners were able to call for
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Army veteran Geoff Hoffman was preparing for a blue christmas. According to CBS Denver, the Oklahoma man’s home was burglarized on Dec. 20. Leaving Hoffman’s material goods in place, the criminals took his most valuable possession: his beloved dog Bridget. Distraught, Hoffman and his girlfriend immediately launched an expansive search for the 3-year-old pit bull,
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Paco is a dog that would make Gran Torino‘s Clint Eastwood proud. The 18-year-old, toothless Chihuahua basically told a coyote to get off his lawn this week. According to KOB4, a coyote wandered onto the Paco’s property in Pasco County, Florida, where he shares a home with his owner T.J. Jones. Instead of hiding from
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Sweet baby Jesus, that’s a doggone adorable nativity scene! The photo above, posted to Facebook on Dec. 7 by Wags to Riches Pet Services of Mountsorrel, Leicestershire, in the U.K., quickly caught on fire with Twitter and Reddit users across the Internet. Jo Kingston, who runs the dog-focused business, told the BBC people on social media
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Amidst the tragic wreckage of a small plane crash that killed three people in southeastern Indiana on Dec. 16, a small glimmer of hope survived: a dog. According to an Indiana State Police Bulletin, the single engine Cessna crashed into a wooded area near Oldenburg, about 40 miles northwest of Cincinnati, Ohio. Along with the human
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Mariah Carey is always ubiquitous at Christmastime due to the beloved holiday tune “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” but this year the superstar has even more to celebrate. This week, PETA announced that Carey is the honored recipient of the animal rights organization’s Angel for Animals Award. “Mariah Carey is PETA’s hero for homeless
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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s … a puppy in a bowl! To celebrate the countdown to the 2018 Puppy Bowl — airing on Sunday, Feb. 4 — Animal Planet decided to go the literal route, placing a puppy in a bowl and giving us 15 seconds of the cuteness. As some dramatic music
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Herding Height: 16–21 inches Weight: 55–66 pounds Life Expectancy: Around 15 years Entlebucher mountain dogs (a.k.a. Entlebucher Sennenhunds or Entlebucher cattle dogs) are the smallest and quickest of the Swiss mountain dogs. Their ears are triangular with rounded tips. The almond-shaped eyes are brown with black rims. The double coat is
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Toast the dog‘s 377,000 Instagram followers were greeted with sad news today. The puppy mill rescue who became one of the first canine social media stars has died. The Instagram post sharing the tragic announcement did not offer any insight into what led to her death, but it did pay tribute to the famous pup
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Amy Ochs couldn’t figure out where her 13-year old dog Blizzard was hiding. When she opened her front door to summon him and the family’s other dog, Maverick, after they had spent about five minutes in her Colorado Springs, Colorado, fenced yard, Blizzard was nowhere to be seen. She and a family friend started to
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It’s been a harrowing year for Maria Menounos. In February, the TV and SiriusXM radio host, learned she had a golf-ball-size meningioma brain tumor in the midst of her mother’s own Stage 4 brain cancer battle. “I didn’t cry. I actually laughed,” Menounos, 39, told PEOPLE  about her diagnosis. “It’s so surreal and crazy and unbelievable that
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