04:07 PM EDT 04/02/2014
Originally posted 04/01/2014 04:15PM
No bones about it: Hank the dog is here to stay – fur-ever!
The unofficial mascot for the Milwaukee Brewers, a former stray who wandered into the baseball team's complex during spring training in Phoenix, Ariz., ruled Opening Day Monday at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wis.
Originally posted 03/25/2014 05:00PM
Alicia Pederson knew her skills as a CPR instructor could save a life one day. But she never could have predicted that life would belong to a puppy.
When the Talty, Texas-based American Heart Association employee noticed that her dog Izzy's newborn pup was cold, gray and lifeless shortly after her birth in early March, Pederson's "instinct kicked in," she says in an AHA blog post.
Originally posted 03/21/2014 12:30PM
Originally posted 03/21/2014 03:15PM
Happy National Puppy Day! No, we're not talking to you – we're talking to that adorable ball of fluff sitting next to you!
In honor of this special day, which celebrates the unconditional love puppies give to everyone on the planet, we've found 10 of the most amazingly cute pups who couldn't be happier to have a day that's completely devoted to them – and are equally thrilled that this super-important holiday falls on a Friday this year. Score!
Originally posted 03/18/2014 05:00PM
Malaki knew his family was in danger.
As flames engulfed the living room of his Ohio home last Thursday night, the boxer-Labrador mix did something very uncharacteristic.
"Normally he'll sleep through the night quiet and sound," the dog's owner, John Abney, told Cincinnati's WLWT News. "Last night there was something definitely wrong, and he made sure we knew that."
Originally posted 03/17/2014 03:40PM
It appears the luck o' the Irish also extends to the canine kind.
An Irish wolfhound named Domhnall (pronounced Donal), the regimental mascot of the Irish Guards, got up close and personal with the Duchess of Cambridge on Monday at the annual St. Patrick's Day celebration held at Mons Barracks in Aldershot.
Originally posted 03/13/2014 02:15PM
One of the stray puppies adopted by Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy has died.
A stray female that he named Sochi passed away before getting to the U.S. for medical treatment, the silver medallist's friend Robin Macdonald announced on Twitter.
Originally posted 03/10/2014 12:05PM
It's a fact: Good things happen in Australia. (Hello, Hemsworth brothers.)
This was made even more clear over the weekend as the Noosa Festival of Surfing kicked off in Noosaville, where many avid surfers said cowabunga with their canines in tow – on their surfboards!
Originally posted 02/25/2014 05:00PM
You can't predict what a dog is going to do. So for photographer Lynn Terry, these shots were an amazing surprise – of viral proportions.
The adorable photos she snapped of two pit bulls in a photo booth have spread like wild fire on social media and are making people everywhere smile, and some tear up when they learn the pups's back stories.
Originally posted 02/24/2014 04:15PM
Remember when your cat was just a ball of fluff that fit into the palm of your hand? Or when your puppy unwittingly did floppy somersaults because he hadn't grown into his massive feet?
Until we can figure out how to bottle up all that painfully cute youth and sniff it whenever we're having a bad day, here's the next best thing: 7 then-and-now photos of cats and dogs.
The shots of pets with their owners young and then old makes us crack the goofiest smile – and then swim in a pool of tears under our desks. Whoever decided that pets have to get old should be forced to watch Lassie reruns for the rest of their lives.
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