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UpdatePosted 02/18/2015 06:30PM

Daring Man Breaks Through Frozen River In Order to Save Stray Dog

Originally posted 02/17/2015 11:15AM

We've teamed up with one of our favorite sites, BarkPost, to bring you and your four-legged friends even more adorable pet videos, photos and must-see stories. Check back every week for new furry fun from BarkPost!

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Patty Hearst's Shih Tzu Wins in Toy Group at Westminster

UpdatePosted 02/17/2015 02:35PM

Patty Hearst Back in the News with Early Win at Westminster

Originally posted 02/17/2015 12:55PM

Famed and infamous heiress Patty Hearst was back in the news Monday after a dog she co-owns won its group at the Westminster Kennel Club show.

A shih tzu called Rocket was picked as the top toy dog at New York City's Madison Square Garden.

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An Essential Guide to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

An Essential Guide to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Originally posted 02/16/2015 07:00PM

Yes, it's that time of year again.

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After Savage Dog Attack as a Child, Handler Makes Her Debut at Westminster

UpdatePosted 02/16/2015 02:00PM

After Savage Dog Attack as a Child, Handler Mary Morgan Makes Her Debut at Westminster

Originally posted 02/16/2015 05:25PM

Mary Morgan grew up a dog lover, her family breeding boxers from the time she was small. But when she was 7, Morgan was savagely attacked in her yard by a neighbor's Rottweiler, who nearly tore her right arm off.

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Dog Sneaks Into Hospital to Find Ailing Owner

UpdatePosted 02/13/2015 05:50PM

The Daily Treat: Dog Sneaks Into Hospital to Find Ailing Owner

Originally posted 02/13/2015 03:25PM

Clearly, Sissy had somewhere she needed to be.

So, she bolted out of her yard at 1:30 a.m. on Saturday and traveled 20 blocks to the Iowa hospital where her owner Nancy Franck was recovering from surgery for cancer, the New York Daily News reports.

Surveillance footage shows the dog arriving at the Cedar Rapids' Mercy Medical Center in Iowa early on Saturday morning, and running around the halls – apparently in search of someone very special to her. Franck had been there for the past two weeks following chemotherapy for uterine cancer.

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5 Health Benefits of Loving a Pet This Valentine's Day

INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Health Benefits of Loving a Pet This Valentine's Day

Originally posted 02/13/2015 02:30PM

If you'll be celebrating this Valentine's Day with a furry friend by your side, just like Amanda Seyfried, you should know this: You are 30 percent less likely to visit a doctor.

Huh?

Allow us to explain. According to these very important statistics in an infographic created by the Humane Society Silicon Valley, there are tons of great health benefits to loving a pet on Valentine's Day.

If you're a cat owner, apparently there's a very good reason that your cat likes to listen to your heart. Cat people are 40 percent less likely to experience a heart attack (See, all those cuddle sessions really do pay off!)

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Adopt Me! Sergio Is Not Shy About Giving Kisses on a First Date

Adopt Me! Sergio Is Not Shy About Giving Kisses on a First Date

Originally posted 02/13/2015 11:05AM

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 Sergio, a super-affectionate chihuahua mix who is a little charmer.

The staff at the Maricopa County Animal Care & Control in Phoenix, Arizona, can't believe this little cutie wasn't scooped up quickly after his arrival on Nov. 5. He loves people, and his true personality emerges when he spends time with other pups.

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Dog vs. Drone: Dog Wins (VIDEO)

Originally posted 02/13/2015 09:30AM

Ah, there's nothing like a serene, airborne view of Dutch suburbs, is there?

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So ... Who's Amanda Seyfried's Valentine This Year?

Amanda Seyfried's Valentine Is Doggone Cute

Originally posted 02/13/2015 07:00AM

Amanda Seyfried is excited about her valentine this year. As a matter of fact, she's been excited about the holiday ever since a puppy named Finn, now age 5, came into her life.

"Finn is always my valentine," the actress tells PEOPLE.

"Finn looks at me when I talk to him. He just wants to be with me. That's what everyone wants in a partner, right?”

We're sure she means no offense to her awesome human love interest, actor Justin Long.

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Olympian Gus Kenworthy Shares Adorable Photo of His Sochi Pup on Their One-Year Anniversary | Animals & Pets, Olympics, Winter Olympics 2014

Olympian Gus Kenworthy Shares Adorable Photo of His Sochi Pup on Their One-Year Anniversary

Originally posted 02/12/2015 04:30PM

The tiny puppy that could once sit on Olympian Gus Kenworthy's lap is now almost too big for the freeskier's arms.

Kenworthy logged on to Facebook on Wednesday to post a picture in celebration of his one-year anniversary with Jake, one of the stray puppies he rescued from Sochi, Russia, following the 2014 Olympics.

"One year ago today! Crazy how big Jakey has gotten!!!" the athlete wrote in his post, which features a smiling Jake.

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