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12/04/2017 01:36 PM
Watch Excited Dog’s Reaction to Seeing Snowfall For the First Time

Truffle's reaction to the mysterious white substance on his sidewalk is the cutest way to start off your week.

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12/01/2017 10:29 AM
Undecided on What Name to Give Their Cat, Roommates Let Him Choose Instead

Have you ever struggled to decide on the perfect name for your pet? Well, these roommates came up with a pretty ingenious solution. Instead of arguing with each other about what to name their new kitten, a YouTube user put fate in the young feline’s own paws and had him

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11/30/2017 10:59 AM
Dogs Love Your Smile So Much, They Are Willing to Ignore Danger

As if we needed more evidence that dogs are man’s best friend. Previous research delving into canine psychology has shown that when dogs and humans look at each other, they experience a rise in oxytocin – the “love hormone” that makes you feel warm and fuzzy around friends, family, and

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11/17/2017 10:13 AM
Shelter Dogs to Get Temporary Homes So They Can Celebrate Thanksgiving With Families

Thanksgiving may be a holiday for humans, but that doesn’t mean that these pups don’t want to get in on the fun too. This Home For The Pawlidays program is a sweet new initiative that pairs shelter dogs with temporary foster homes for Thanksgiving week. The project, which was created

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11/15/2017 10:20 AM
Guy Raises Funds to Build Statue For the First and Only Cat in Space

Have you ever heard of Félicette the cat? Well, not many people have – which is a shame, considering that she was the first and only cat to ever go to space. One man, however, is on a mission to remind the world of the feline’s contribution to science. Matthew

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11/06/2017 01:22 PM
Chili Just Became the First-Ever Dog Certified to Save Our Crops From Pests

One of the largest bell pepper producers of North America almost went out of business last year after it came under fire from a dangerous little pest called the pepper weevil. The insect, which caused over $75 million in damages to Nature Fresh Farms, could not be seen by humans

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11/05/2017 12:10 PM
This Adorable Tiny Furniture Collection Was Designed Just For Cats

This furniture collection could please even the most haughty feline tastes in home decor.

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11/05/2017 10:27 AM
Watch Guy Save Falling Cat Using Only His Backpack

A Russian man is being hailed as a hero after he managed to catch a falling cat who had been dangling from a cable strung across a two-story building. Earlier this month, a woman named Natalia Kompan captured footage of the distressed feline struggling to cling to the wire above

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11/01/2017 10:28 AM
Army of Veterinarians Treating Dogs and Cats for Free Until December

The team has already saved Texan families the financial burden of veterinary care by treating over 1,500 animals since October.

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10/30/2017 01:32 PM
Woman Uses Tinder To Track Down Her Missing Cat

Katie Alsop wasn’t looking for love when she created a Tinder account – she was looking for her beloved cat Peanut. Alsop was devastated when Peanut escaped from their Northampton, England home and didn’t return. Instead of taking to the streets with “Lost” posters, however, Alsop had a better idea.

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10/29/2017 02:40 PM
Man Quits Dreary Job to Explore Australia With a Cat and a Campervan, After Bad Breakup

Rich East has now traveled all over Australia in his campervan, but he hasn't done it alone – he has gone everywhere with a little black cat named Willow.

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10/28/2017 11:35 AM
This Service Dog Has Become the Most Popular Worker on College Campus

If you see a beautiful black dog walking around the campus of the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, curb your temptation to pet her. The K9 isn’t someone’s pet or the university mascot—she’s working. Galaxy is a 2-year-old service dog who helps Harrisburg University freshman Collin Butler manage the

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10/27/2017 12:02 PM
Guy Makes Himself A ‘Cone Of Shame’ So His Cat Isn’t Embarrassed

Most pet owners are familiar with the torment that comes from their animals donning the infamous “cone of shame” – but not many of them are usually willing to go the distance like this guy did. In a series of photos submitted to The Dodo by a woman named Sarah Proctor,

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10/25/2017 11:38 AM
Best Canine Costumes From 2017 Halloween Dog Parade

From a paraplegic pup toting a pinball machine to Oscar the Grouch in his trash can, the Halloween hounds from this year's NYC parade are sure to delight.

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10/19/2017 11:30 AM
Stray Dog Crashes A Wedding And Finds His Own Happily Ever After

This persistent pup didn’t crash a wedding for the free booze or buffet – he just wanted a dry place to take a nap. But incidentally, he also found his forever home, too. Marília Pieroni and Matheus Gomes Martins were tying the knot last month in Laranjal Paulista, Brazil when

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10/17/2017 10:47 AM
Dog Hailed as Hero After Refusing to Leave Goats Alone in Wildfires

As Robert Handel and his family drove away from their burning neighborhood, they were certain that their beloved dog Odin and their 8 goats would also fall prey to the wildfires. So imagine their surprise – and relief – when they returned the next day to find Odin and the

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10/16/2017 04:08 PM
Man Sobs When He’s Reunited With Stolen Therapy Dog Found 8 Miles Away From Crime Scene

Andrew Wright’s tear-jerking reunion with his therapy dog, Polo, is going viral. The Cleveland man was victim to a carjacking in which Polo, another puppy named Baby Girl, and Andrew’s car were stolen at a gas station. Andrew suffers from seizures, and Polo is able to detect them. The car,

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10/13/2017 11:43 AM
Woman Wins Right to Use Family Sick Leave to Care For Dog

An Italian woman has just won a revolutionary court case after stating that she wanted to be given two days of family sick pay while she cared for her dog after surgery. It is reportedly the first time that an Italian court has ever made a ruling on the subject.

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10/12/2017 11:58 AM
Abandoned Dog With 6-Pound Tumor Gets Second Chance at Life

Clyde the dog has spent half of this live dragging around a massive tumor on his chest – but now, thanks to a dedicated team of employees, he has gotten a second chance at life. The shepherd-husky mix was only recently dropped off at the Gallatin County Animal Shelter in Sparta,

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10/08/2017 10:38 AM
Refugee Cat From Istanbul Earns Adorable Safe Haven in New Jersey

When this little Turkish cat lost his ability to walk, things looked grim – until he was granted asylum at a special place in New Jersey.

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