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WATCH: Deer Stroll Through Rush Hour Traffic on Golden Gate Bridge

Deer Go for Evening Stroll on Golden Gate Bridge During Rush Hour Traffic: WATCH

Originally posted 09/09/2014 12:00PM

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Dog Eats 44 Socks; Vet Removes 43½

Dog Eats 44 Socks; Vet Removes 43½

Originally posted 09/05/2014 09:45AM

The 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable and retching when his owners rushed him to a northwest Portland emergency animal hospital.

It was something he ate!

X-rays showed a stomach full of "a large quantity of foreign material." Nearly two hours of surgery later, Dr. Ashley Magee had the answer – the dog had consumed 44 socks. Luckily, Dr. Magee managed to remove 43½ of the offenders.

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UpdatePosted 09/05/2014 08:00AM

WATCH: Ferocious Mongoose Scares Away Four Hungry Lions

Originally posted 09/03/2014 01:00PM

Sorry, Honey Badger, there is a new fearless sheriff running the great outdoors: His name is Mongoose.

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It's the Ice Bucket Challenge for Pets! Meredith Vieira Gets Pied in the Face to Help Homeless Animals

Originally posted 09/03/2014 04:30PM

The ALS Ice Bucket challenge has taken over social media, attracted numerous celebrity participants and, most important, raised millions of dollars in donations towards finding a cure for the progressive neurodegenerative disease. Longtime animal activist and former NBC correspondent Jill Rappaport hopes her challenge, Pies 4 Paws, will do the same things for the 8 million shelter pets looking for a home.

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Black Tiger Cub Tries to Terrify, Looks Purr-fectly Precious Instead

Black Tiger Cub Tries to Terrify, Looks Purr-fectly Precious Instead

Originally posted 09/02/2014 05:25PM

This tiger cub is only 25 days old, but the squirmy cutie has already figured out how to work the camera.

The unnamed newborn joined in on an adorable photo shoot in Hangzhou, China, according to Pix 11. During the session, the cub tried to strike some ferocious poses, but turned out looking more darling than dangerous. The rare black tiger was also joined by a dog, who allowed the wild animal to nurse from her when needed.

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UpdatePosted 08/31/2014 12:05PM

The Daily Treat: See How Spike the Cockatoo Feeds the Dogs

Originally posted 08/29/2014 01:55PM

Cockatoos are among the most affectionate of all birds, but few of them have ever gone above and beyond in the service to their brother animals as Spike the cockatoo.

As seen in this video, Spike does a lunchtime solid for a pair of Great Danes, using his avian wits to reach into a box of Milk Bones and get some dog treats, which he then throws down on the floor for the hungry hounds.

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Suri Cruise Reunites with Lost Chihuahua | Katie Holmes, Suri Cruise

Suri Cruise Reunites with Lost Chihuahua

Originally posted 08/30/2014 03:05PM

It looks like Suri Cruise's once-missing Chihuahua is truly one lucky puppy.

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Puppy Beaten by CEO Is in 'Good Physical Condition,' Says SPCA

Puppy Beaten by CEO Is in 'Good Physical Condition,' Says SPCA

Originally posted 08/29/2014 03:20PM

Miraculously, the puppy who was brutally beaten on camera by the CEO of a major catering company is well on her way to recovery.

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WATCH: Winter the Bouncing Lamb Is Ready to Jump Into the Weekend

Originally posted 08/29/2014 02:00PM

Winter is coming! No really, here she is.

In this case Winter isn't a ominous Game of Thrones weather forecast, but an adorable little lamb. Shannen of Victoria, Australia, recently found the tiny farm animal abandoned at only a day old.

The woman took the wooly baby back to her house to keep an eye on, and quickly bonded with the lamb. Shannen decided to name her new pet Winter. The animal must approve of her new title, because any time Shannen shouts "Winter," the cutie comes running.

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WATCH: Puppy Blows Bubbles in the Pool on Demand, Enjoys Dog Days of Summer

Originally posted 08/26/2014 08:10PM

Diesel the dog isn't about to let these last days of summer slip away without showing off his new trick.

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