11:55 AM EDT 08/04/2015



Brazilian Dog Refuses to Leave Hospital Caring for Ailing Owner, Even After Owner Dies

Originally posted 08/04/2015 02:00AM

[YOUTUBE "oJDLMsRDiuw"] A dog in Brazil has made news around the world as a result of a steadfast vigil it kept in the waiting room of the hospital where its owner was receiving medial care. Even when the owner died, the dog remained, intently waiting for someone who would never come.

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Watch This Pomeranian Pooch's Whole Body Shake After a Hilarious Sneeze

Originally posted 08/01/2015 12:40PM

Gesundheit, little buddy!

Meet Roux the Pomeranian, the newest addition to the Internet's bevy of cute pooches.

In an adorable new YouTube video, posted Thursday, Roux has a serious case of the sniffles. The pup tries to hold in a sneeze before letting loose a shockingly loud noise, sending its entire body into a quake.

Roux shakes off the sneeze, all while looking like a shimmying, little cotton ball.

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Credit: Ben Trivett/People.com
Celebrate DOGust 1st with North Shore Animal League America and PEOPLE

UpdatePosted 08/01/2015 11:45AM

Celebrate DOGust 1st with North Shore Animal League America and PEOPLE

Originally posted 07/31/2015 05:00PM

Don't get jealous, but PEOPLE staffers had the fluffiest day ever, and all for a good cause.

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Filed Under: Dogs, Pet Adoption

Puppy Stolen from Passenger at Knifepoint on Chicago Train

Originally posted 07/31/2015 04:05PM

Chicago police say a 2-month-old puppy was stolen from the arms of its owner on the city's CTA Orange Line just after midnight on Wednesday.

According to ABC 7 Chicago, the victim told police he was approached by two men, one of whom showed a knife, while riding the train near 35th and Archer overnight that night. The other man took the victim's neon pink carrier with the pup inside and later exited the train at Chicago's McKinley Park neighborhood.

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Starved Dog Is Recovering Thanks to Help from Community

Originally posted 07/31/2015 11:40AM

A pup in St. Joseph County, Indiana, is recovering after being found in deplorable shape – and thanks to an outpouring of support from locals, she's on her way to recovery.

According to WSBT-TV News, police say the pooch – now called Hope – is the possible victim of abuse and neglect, and they're searching for the person responsible.

The dog's sad story came to light when an employee at the Gilmer Park Animal Clinic found the emaciated animal on Tuesday morning.

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Credit: Courtesy Viva! New Mexico Rural Animal Rescue
Adopt Me! Napping and Cuddling Are Colt's Favorites

Adopt Me! Napping and Cuddling Are Colt's Favorites

Originally posted 07/31/2015 09:00AM

Home. Some pets never have one to call their own. We'd like to help change that by introducing you to an extraordinary adoptable pet every week. Today, meet Colt, a pup currently being cared for by the Viva New Mexico Rural Animal Rescue.

The adorable pooch was surrendered to a local shelter with a female and six puppies because their owners could no longer afford to care for them.

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Filed Under: Animal Charities, Dogs

Flashdance Star Jennifer Beals Confronted About Leaving Her Dog in a Hot Car

Originally posted 07/30/2015 04:45PM

Flashdance star Jennifer Beals is being called out for leaving her dog in a hot car on a Vancouver street on Wednesday afternoon.

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Filed Under: Dogs, Jennifer Beals
Credit: Bonnie Robison
Harley the Hero Pup Takes a Snake Bite for Her Human

Harley the Hero Pup Takes a Snake Bite for Her Human

Originally posted 07/30/2015 01:40PM

Bonnie Robison is a hero to the four-legged set. She has personally fostered and rehomed 16 abandoned dogs, several horses and a miniature pig or two. But on a recent Sunday afternoon, she needed a hero herself – and found one in her 14-lb. miniature pinscher, Harley.

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Filed Under: Dogs, Hero Pets

Police Rescue Dog Trapped in Hot Car in New Jersey

Originally posted 07/29/2015 03:30PM

One phone call could have changed the fate of Fifi.

The pup was left in an SUV by her owner on Monday in Tenafly, New Jersey, and a concerned citizen's phone call to the police may have helped save the dog's life.

According to WABC, hairstylist Robin Urman spotted the dog sitting in the Mercedes before 1 p.m. on Monday, on a day when temperatures nearly reached 90 degrees.

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Hilarious Golden Doodle Flashes A Smile to Get Out of Trouble!

Originally posted 07/28/2015 04:00PM

It can be really hard to scold your pet when they look at you all cute and innocent, and for golden doodle Cloey's humans – it's nearly impossible.

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