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Man Mistakes Two Bear Cubs for Puppies, Raises Them for Two Years Before Finding Out the Truth

Man Mistakes Two Bear Cubs for Puppies, Raises Them for Two Years Before Finding Out the Truth

Originally posted 07/02/2015 02:45PM

Wang Kaiyu is experiencing a bizarre case of mistaken identity.

The animal lover from China's Yunnan Province recently discovered the two large dogs he had been raising for the past two years are actually Asian black bears, reports Yahoo! U.K.

Kaiyu bought the pair of "puppies" as cubs in Vietnam from a vendor who said the animals would grow into lively, friendly dogs with big appetites. The babies certainly grew to be larger, livelier and hungrier, though they also started exhibiting considerably stranger behaviors.

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Why July 5 Is One of the Most Dangerous Days for Dogs

Why July 5 Is One of the Most Dangerous Days for Dogs

Originally posted 07/02/2015 01:45PM

Dog owners always want to include their pets in the festivities, but the Fourth of July is a holiday your pup might want to sit out.

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Filed Under: Dogs, Independence Day

WATCH: This St. Bernard Puppy Is Ready for His Close-Up

Originally posted 07/01/2015 05:30PM

Maybe he's got it; maybe it's that adorable fluffy muzzle – either way, RJ the St. Bernard puppy is meant to be a star.

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Pups Put on Their Best Tuxes and Gowns For a Chance to Win a Spot in The Dog Wedding

Pups Put on Their Best Tuxes and Gowns For a Chance to Win a Spot in The Dog Wedding

Originally posted 07/01/2015 04:55PM

Face it, dogs look more adorable doing human things than actual humans do.

Weddings are no exception. Canines just look cuter in tulle and tuxes. Soon animal lovers will get to see even more puppy nuptials thanks to the upcoming film The Dog Wedding.

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Caitlyn the Dog Stars in New Firefighter Calendar

Caitlyn the Dog Stars in New Firefighter Calendar

Originally posted 07/01/2015 03:00PM

Pecs and paws – that's what the soon-to-be-released Charleston Firefighter Calendar is serving up for 2016.

One of the paw-some stars of the latest edition, which benefits abused animals, is Caitlyn, the South Carolina dog who made headlines in May when she was found with her muzzle taped shut.

As these photos show, this courageous pooch has clearly bounced back from the brink – surgery to reconstruct her lips, cheeks and tongue was successful – and, more than a month after her story came to light, she has moved in with a medical foster family, where a veterinary employee is currently caring for her, ABC News 13 reports.

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Watch This Kitten and Golden Retriever Odd Couple Grow Up Together

Originally posted 07/01/2015 02:35PM

Let me tell you about my bestie, he is a golden-furred friend who will love me until the end.

That's Koda's jam. The adorable ginger kitten in this video has found a way to become even cuter by befriending a loyal golden retriever named Keelo.

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Yep, This New Kleenex Ad About a Guy and His Dog Will Bring You to Tears

Originally posted 07/01/2015 01:10PM

We hope you can swim – because soon you'll be sitting in a pool of your own tears.

Kleenex's new ad featuring a man and his dog is designed to make you cry like a baby, and we think you'll agree that they've succeeded.

Chance and his owner Mike Williams have a lot in common, and the first thing is obvious: they both get around in wheelchairs.

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Filed Under: Dogs, Pet News
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Dog Stolen from Woman at New York Park Found Dead

Dog Stolen from Woman at New York Park Found Dead

Originally posted 06/30/2015 05:40PM

A dog allegedly stolen from her owner at a New York park has been found dead.

The beloved cocker spaniel was stolen right before owner Lora Panossian's eyes at Crocheron park in Queens on Sunday, after two men allegedly punched her in the stomach.

The New York Daily News, who first identified the woman as 29-year-old Lora Panossian, said the thieves stopped her on a walk around 10 p.m. to talk with her about the dog.

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Pizza Delivery Man Helps Neglected Puppy

Pizza Delivery Man Helps Neglected Puppy

Originally posted 06/30/2015 04:30PM

Someone deserves a hefty tip!

A pizza delivery man in Orlando, Florida, went beyond the call of duty this weekend when he helped an injured puppy he saw while delivering a pie.

WKMG News 6 reports that Central Florida authorities were notified on Sunday about the injured pooch, who apparently resided at the home where the man made a delivery.

When Animal Services responded to the call, the owner surrendered the puppy to them. The owner claimed that his dog had sustained the wound on her left front leg from another dog in the neighborhood. An investigation is pending, the report said.

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Filed Under: Animal Charities, Dogs
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Rihanna Brings Home Puppy from Club Bathroom

Some Stars Have All the Luck: Rihanna Goes to Club Bathroom, Finds Adorable Puppy to Bring Home

Originally posted 06/29/2015 11:35AM

I'm four five seconds from wildin' because Rihanna just brought home an adorable new puppy.

The "B–––– Better Have My Money" singer, 27, picked up her new pet at an unusual place: the club.

Rihanna was out on Sunday night when she came across a tiny fluffy dog pawing around the bathroom alone, reports Refinery 29.

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Filed Under: Dogs, Rihanna

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