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Farewell, Corgis: The Queen Doesn't 'Want to Leave Any Young Dog Behind'

UpdatePosted 07/19/2015 02:20PM

Farewell, Corgis: The Queen Doesn't 'Want to Leave Any Young Dog Behind'

Originally posted 07/15/2015 03:30PM

They're so synonymous with Queen Elizabeth that they sell soft toy versions in the palace shop and they appeared alongside her in her London Olympics mini-movie with Bond star Daniel Craig.

But the days of her corgis are numbered.

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Credit: Maria Yagoda
How Dog-Friendly Ice Cream Tastes, According to Dogs

We Tried It: PetSmart's Dog Ice Cream

Originally posted 07/19/2015 11:10AM

WHAT IS IT: PetSmart's Dog Ice Cream "Treat Time," which is served at their PetsHotels

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Credit: Eleventh Hour Rescue
Adopt Me! It's Easy to Fall For Handsome Valentino

Adopt Me! It's Easy to Fall For Handsome Valentino

Originally posted 07/17/2015 10:00AM

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 Valentino, a pup currently being cared for by the Eleventh Hour Rescue in Rockaway, New Jersey.

This adorable terrier mix is a happy and funny boy – so why would someone abandon him at an animal shelter? An Eleventh Hour Rescue volunteer was baffled by this too and scooped up the pup in hopes of finding him a forever home.

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Filed Under: Animal Charities, Dogs
Credit: Courtesy West Way Vets
Fore! Er, Six: Dog Swallows Several Golf Balls, Survives

Dog Swallows Six Golf Balls, Undergoes Emergency Surgery

Originally posted 07/15/2015 03:30PM

Murphy had a ball ... and then another and another and another.

The 7-year-old rescue pooch swallowed six golf balls and underwent emergency surgery to have them removed.

According to The Guardian, the dog's owner, David Larson, knew something was up when Murphy seemed ill after eating a bone.

Larson took the German shepherd to Westway Veterinary Group in Newcastle, England, where X-rays revealed a big bellyache.

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Aww! Adoptable Dog and Pig Find Forever Home Together

Aww! Adoptable Dog and Pig Find Forever Home Together

Originally posted 07/15/2015 01:05PM

Jack loves Tuna. Tuna loves Jack. So, these two were a package deal at the Humane Society of North Texas, where both were waiting to find a forever home.

The only hitch? Jack is beagle mix and Tuna is a 6-month-old potbellied pig.

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Dog Shot at Close Range Survives, Needs Surgery

Originally posted 07/14/2015 04:25PM

Not even a bullet could bring Beefcakes down.

The stray pup was shot in the head at close range on July 7 and left in a parking lot in Boulder County, Colorado, according to CBS 4 News.

A concerned citizen notified authorities about the dog, and when they picked up Beefcakes, they found that the horrific act hadn't done a thing to the dog's friendly disposition.

Even with a bullet lodged in his face – which fractured his jaw bone in multiple locations – Beefcakes was, and still is, happy.

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Dog Helps Rescue a Baby Dolphin Stranded On Beach (VIDEO)

Originally posted 07/14/2015 02:35PM

When she spotted a young porpoise struggling along the shore on Criccieth Beach in Wales, Leia the dog knew something was wrong, so she started barking to get her owner's attention.

When the dog's owner realized what the pup had found, he took it upon himself to finish the rescue and help the animal get back into the water.

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Filed Under: Animals & Pets, Dogs
Dog Found in Colorado Street with Muzzle Taped Shut, Paws Taped Together

Dog Found in Colorado Street with Muzzle Taped Shut, Paws Taped Together

Originally posted 07/14/2015 02:15PM

Animal protection authorities in Denver are asking for the public's help.

They're hoping someone will come forward with information leading to the person who taped an 8-month-old German shepherd's muzzle shut and taped her front paws together, then left the pup for dead over the weekend.

Good Samaritans helped the dog, who was found in the middle of the street and was soaking wet, according to Colorado's 9 News.

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Dog Is Threatened by a Feather, Fights It Heroically (VIDEO)

Originally posted 07/13/2015 11:00AM

Ruby the dog will not stand for intruders on her family's property, which is why she had no choice but to defend her home against a small gray feather that landed on the back patio.

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Lucky Penny the Dog Survives After Being Hit by Train

Originally posted 07/10/2015 12:50PM

If you're looking for luck, pick this Penny up.

The stray dog is doing well after being hit by a train on Monday.

According to CBS 6, animal control officers were called to train tracks in Richmond, Virginia, when a worker spotted the pit bull pup. "I noticed her laying on the tracks, and I thought she had passed away," said Chris Fussell.

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