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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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Grumpy Cat Has Another Competitor: Meet Earl the Grumpy Puppy

Grumpy Cat Has Another Competitor: Meet Earl the Grumpy Puppy

Originally posted 07/28/2015 04:30PM

Other kitties have tried to challenge Grumpy Cat's reign over the Internet throne of viral displeasure, but this may be the first true dog competition.

Earl is a puggle, a beagle and pug mix, sporting a permanently frowny face. According to Yahoo! U.K., Derek Bloomfield, the owner of the 5-month-old puppy, recently posted photos of Earl's pouting mug online, and the ravenous animal lovers of the Web went wild.

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Filed Under: Dogs, Around the Web

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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Dog with Muzzle Bound Shut Narrowly Escapes Death

Dog with Muzzle Bound Shut Narrowly Escapes Death

Originally posted 07/28/2015 01:05PM

After everything she's been through, Princess should definitely be treated like one.

Authorities tell the Sun Sentinel that the pup was involved in an "extreme act of cruelty" after her muzzle was bound shut for anywhere from four to 14 days.

The horrible act, which nearly killed the dog, is considered a felony in Florida and is punishable by up to five years in prison.

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Enter To Win a 'VIPup Package' Worth More Than $3,000

Enter To Win a 'VIPup Package' Worth More Than $3,000

Originally posted 07/28/2015 09:00AM

National Dog Day is Aug. 26 – are you ready?

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America's Got Talent Celebrates 10 Years of Paw-some Animal Acts

Originally posted 07/27/2015 01:00PM

With a little bit of paw grease, any kind of animal can learn a new trick. And America's Got Talent has seen some of the best.

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