10:53 PM EDT 10/02/2015



SCOOP: Dog Really Doesn't Want to Touch the Carpet, Floor Might Be Lava (VIDEO)

Originally posted 09/03/2015 08:30PM

Do you remember playing lava tag at home?

Carefully hopping from pillow to pillow placed on the floor, so you didn't touch the imaginary molten carpet beneath your feet?

Well, no one told this dog the game was over.

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The Summer of Epic Breakups: Let's Look at Kittens & Puppies Until We Believe in Love Again

We're Here to Help You Get Through This Summer of Epic Breakups, One Kitten at a Time

Originally posted 08/19/2015 06:15PM

If we could, we'd deliver a pint of cookie dough ice cream and freshly laundered sweatpants to you every morning. We know you're going through a tough time right now; we feel the same way. Instead of spending the summer worrying about, say, which filter to use on our vacation photos, we're clutching our pillows – in all of their tear-stained glory – asking the universe, "Why? Why are you so cruel? Who hurt you so badly that you decided to ruin love for the rest of us?"

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Filed Under: Cats, Cute Pets, Dogs

10-Lb. Yorkie Helps Vietnam Vet Fight Off Bear

Originally posted 08/19/2015 03:25PM

Benji the Yorkshire terrier doesn't look like your typical Jean-Claude Van Damme action star, but this pup really knows how to throw his ten pounds around.

On Thursday, Benji's owner, Larry Yepez, was attacked by a black bear outside his Midpines, California, home reports The Washington Post. The 66-year-old man had just stepped out of his house in the early morning when a 200-lb. bear suddenly charged at him. Yepez tried to fight off the animal with a flower pot, but soon the bear was on top of him, biting at his hands, face and arms.

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Blakely Plays the Role of Dog Dad to Ohio Zoo's Rejected Baby Takin (VIDEO)

Originally posted 08/18/2015 12:25PM

There have been plenty of interspecies animal moms, but Blakely the dog may be one of the first dads to take on critters from another litter.

Blakely is the nursery dog at the Cincinnati Zoo. His duties include raising and comforting animals who have been abandoned by their mothers. One of the Australian shepherd's newest wards is Dale the takin, a baby goat-antelope that looks like a mini water buffalo, reports USA Today.

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Dog Thought to Be Dead Travels 3,000 Miles to Reunite with His Military Family

Originally posted 08/17/2015 11:55PM

After "rising from the dead" and traveling across the country, Zeus the dog is finally back with his family.

On Friday, Ben, Melody and their two sons – with arms outstretched and tears in their eyes – greeted the beloved pet they were told passed away years ago.

In 2011, Ben and Melody had to make the heartbreaking decision to leave their dog Zeus in North Carolina. Ben, a chief warrant officer in the military, had been transferred from Fort Bragg to South Korea, and the family was unable to bring their beloved pet to the new home.

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Miranda Lambert Announces Her 2-Day Puppy-Filled Charity Event Cause for the Paws

Miranda Lambert Announces Her 2-Day Puppy-Filled Charity Event Cause for the Paws

Originally posted 08/17/2015 03:45PM

Leave it to animal lover Miranda Lambert to put together a two-day puppy paradise!

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Florida Man Not Charged for Shooting Dog in Eye, Locals Protest in Front of His Home

Florida Man Not Charged for Shooting Dog in Eye, Locals Protest in Front of His Home

Originally posted 08/17/2015 01:45PM

Lilly the dog is struggling to see after a 70-year-old man in Winter Park, Florida, allegedly shot her in the face.

The 11-year-old husky mix's owner, Ann Elizabeth Christensen, is shocked and saddened that her dog lost an eye because of her neighbor's actions, reports WFTV.

"I think what's so disturbing is, in a million years I could never have imagined that happening in our neighborhood," Christensen told the station.

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Paddington the Shar Pei Has a Closet Full of Costumes He Wants to Share with Instagram

Originally posted 08/14/2015 03:25PM

There's about to be a Shar Pei showdown on Instagram.

While Tonkey the dog-teddy bear crossover is currently sitting on the throne with more than 478,000 followers, Paddington is doing his best to catch up.

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Filed Under: Dogs, Around the Web
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Wisconsin K-9 Dies in Hot Patrol Car After Air-Conditioning Malfunction

Wisconsin K-9 Dies in Hot Patrol Car After Air-Conditioning Malfunction

Originally posted 08/14/2015 01:00PM

The Brown County Sheriff's Department of Wisconsin is mourning the loss of one of its K-9 dogs, who died in a hot patrol car Wednesday while on duty at the PGA Championship in Sheboygan.

According to a Facebook post from the sheriff's office, 3-year-old Wix, who is trained in tracking and explosive detection, was working the event with his human partner Deputy Austin Lemberger. The deputy left the Malinois in his patrol car with the air-conditioning running, and he checked on the dog throughout the day.

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Terminally Ill St. Bernard Goes for One Last Roll in the Snow

Originally posted 08/13/2015 03:35PM

Watch this video alone ... with tissues ... and in a soundproof room. We promise it is in your best interest.

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Filed Under: Dogs

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