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By Lori Monsewicz The dog shot in the head a week ago during a home invasion-style robbery attempt gave birth to seven puppies Tuesday morning. Their owner, Tabitha Billings, said all of the newborns were born healthy. The puppies began arriving at 12:36 a.m. Tuesday. Tabitha Billings had been playing with her 3-year-old son, Alexander, […]

Credit: dora_marie Difficile d’être plus mignon que ça! Madame Lucie Dumais, Breeder of Coton de Tuléar: www.puppystar.net

By SARA KENNEDY PALMETTO — Craig Cerreta was enjoying a glass of wine Sunday and at the same time contributing to the Racing Dog Rescue Project, one of his favorite charities. The fundraiser at the Riverhouse Reef & Grill raised about $1,200 for the nonprofit organization dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and finding adoptive homes for […]

By Erica Meltzer, Camera Staff Writer Boulder police have arrested three people suspected in the theft of a two-month-old dachshund from the Humane Society of Boulder Valley two weeks ago. The three suspects were arrested at 17th Street and Arapahoe Avenue — near Boulder High School — around 9:10 p.m. Friday. They were identified as: […]

by Becky Sowers If you’ve decided you would like a family pet and have begun to search for the perfect addition, be aware of puppy mills in the state of Oklahoma (Oklahoma ranks second in the nation). Until the Pet Quality Assurance Act (PQA, House Bill 1332) is taken up again in the Oklahoma Legislature, […]

That news warms my heart in a way that is hard to describe: thank you Sir, for your kindness! by JOHN LUCIEW An anonymous benefactor wants to see Miles Thomas reunited with his collie, Baron, and is willing to pay for it. In a letter filed today in federal court, attorney William T. Tully said […]

Credit: Joe-Nathan (JonathanLaberge.com) Stunning Husky!

Bonnie Baker and Ronnie Meaux Fredericksburg After reading the article titled “Culpeper prison inmates helping train dogs” [Aug. 10], we felt compelled to praise the efforts of the Orange County Humane Society for implementing this new program. Shelter and rescue dogs have always been our family’s first choice when adopting a new pet, and we […]

Credit: myri_bonnie/Myriam Ah! Poor little doggy who had to play all day long:)

BBC News Blind Clyde relies on Bonnie to be his eyes A dog rescue centre in Norfolk is trying to find a new home for a blind sheepdog and its “guide dog”. The two border collies, called Bonnie and Clyde, were found roaming on a country road. It was not immediately clear why one followed […]

Credit: Sophia Bella Roses are red Violets are blue You are a cutie And we love you!

Discovery updated 8:34 p.m. ET, Mon., July 13, 2009 Dogs possess a 2-year-old child’s capacity to understand human pointing gestures, with dogs requiring next to zero learning time to figure out the visual communication, according to two recent studies. Full story here

Times Record News Tuesday, July 7, 2009 Hundreds of dogs in various states of care, from healthy to emaciated to dead, were found and seized from Maggic Pets/Heddins Kennel outside of Bowie Tuesday. Montague County Sheriff Paul Cunningham produced a warrant at 9:45 a.m. for the search and seizure of animals at the Heddins Ranch. […]

By BRADEN LAMMERS The Clark County Red Cross is using pet therapy in a novel way. It’s using dogs as an audience for books. The Puppy Tales reading program allows children from the second to the fifth grade a chance to improve their reading and speaking skills by reading to a canine. The pet therapy […]

Dogs are now being trained in Britain to warn diabetic owners when their blood sugar levels take a dangerous plunge. Most people know that dogs are often used in searching for illegal drugs and explosives, and a few have heard that man’s best friend has proven himself even capable of sniffing out certain cancer cells. […]

Credit: *lalalalinda* He is darling!

LONDON: A week-old puppy in Britain had a miraculous escape after its four-year-old owner flushed it down the toilet in a bid to give it a bath. The cocker spaniel was trapped in a waste pipe for almost four hours after little the little bot of the house decided that it “needed a wash” as […]

By Mail Foreign Service He is a fully grown Rottweiler. She is a tiny wolf pup. But that hasn’t stopped 18-month-old,150lb dog Ulrok and and eight-week-old cub Beldaran becoming best of friends They sleep together, frolic in the sun and even howl at the moon in unison – and their unlikely union brings a smile […]

Published on Wednesday, June 10, 2009 by Wire Service Canada Alberta-Based Company Becomes Canadian Distributor For Environmentally-Friendly Automatic “Smart” Cat-Door Sherwood Park, AB, June 10, 2009 – EIDAP Inc., the country’s largest distributor of companion-animal microchips is branching out its product line to include a state-of-the-art automatic cat-door. After investigating several options, C.O.O. Peter DeNooy, […]

Posted by: bothefirstpuppy | June 3, 2009 Now is the time to raise Awareness for canine cancer Through generous donations from kind Individuals like yourself, and Only through the innovation of the National Canine Cancer Foundation Are these things possible Love your dogs by giving to the National See the rest here

By NWCN.com Staff KENNEWICK, Wash. – Benton County sheriff’s deputies seized more than 300 American Eskimo dogs living in “deplorable” conditions in a Kennewick home Wednesday morning, reports the Tri-City Herald. Officials raided the house of Ella Stewart, 66, who runs Sun Valley Kennel out of her home and breeds toy American Eskimos, around 8:30 […]

Credit: IONclad Isn’t he the sweetest little thing ever! More pictures of him can also being found following the link to the original of this photo.

A puppy had to have emergency surgery after eating an entire alphabet of fridge magnets. Six-month old Jack had just returned home from a castration operation on Thursday when he swallowed the magnets. The yellow labrador was taken to the PDSA’s charity hospital in Plymouth, Devon, by his owner the next morning, where he was […]

They lived under abandoned houses and a ditch,” Lake said of Sweetpea/Hemingway; mate Cybill; and the pups. She knows of two litters within the past year. Roscoe is the survivor who is adapting well to human interaction and looking for a forever home. Michelle James is another hospital employee who has made sure these dogs […]

By Bob Luedeman Humor Columnist May 12, 2009 Barking dogs Does any one know how and why a dog barks? I don’t know how, but I know why. Inside of every dog’s brain, depending on its DNA, is a complete set of visual images. Let’s say a dog is looking out of a window, and […]

staff reports • May 11, 2009 Fire damaged at least five apartments in Cool Springs today, leaving one family without a home. Mark Daniel and his family, who were living in a 24-unit building at the Alara Farms apartments on Gillespie Drive, were awoken by smoke alarms just befor 3:30 a.m. They escaped, but due […]

By Emily Smith LONG ISLAND (WABC) cores of lucky puppies and dogs are getting a new lease on life on Long Island. Eyewitness News was there when a little schnauzer touched solid ground for the first time in its life Monday. It was one of hundreds of dogs doing the same after they were all […]

by jen Meet Chanel the world’s oldest dog. Chanel is 20 years old and was named the oldest dog by Guinness World Records last year, and is capturing the heart of many after her appearance on the Today Show this morning. Read more and check out photos and video there.

Reporter: Vanessa Nguyen At least 56 out of those 87 Chihuahua dogs, rescued from a puppy mill last week, have good homes tonight. People stood in line for hours over the weekend at the Bay County Animal Control Shelter for the chance to adopt one of the dogs. The director of the Animal Control Center […]

Associated Press Lovable mutt Andre was in dire straits when he was found last winter. A woman followed a trail of blood and discovered the shepherd/Rottweiler mix, who’d been caught in an illegal trap and had chewed off the lower portions of two of his legs in his efforts to free himself. Full story and […]

By Jennifer Jiggetts, Times Staff Writer Jose Wagner had no idea where his 1½-year old German shepherd, Mater, went when he got lost Tuesday. So the concerned Westminster resident called the Humane Society of Carroll County and discovered the dog’s whereabouts. Mike Keiner, an animal control officer with the Humane Society, said the organization received […]

Original image source: BIG SLEEPY DOGGY He is so cute: who could resist such a cutie !

Sommer Woodward Staff Reporter An animal transfer program with an adoption agency in Denver, Colo., will provide homes for dogs from Pryor Animal Shelter. Animal Control Officer Carolyn Erwin said the program likely saved many dogs from being euthanized, especially a black Labrador and her eight puppies. Erwin said the Labrador she called “Momma,” was […]

By Lisa Miller Children and dogs: ideal combination or complete disaster? The answer depends on whom you ask. Check with the mother whose children, all under age 8, have lost interest in the family pet, and she’ll tell you that the last thing she needs is another “child” to take care of. Ask the kid […]

Credit: Scott Kinmartin Total overload of cuteness!

By Sandra Eckstein The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sunday, April 26, 2009 Ten years ago, Dee Anna Gamel of Alpharetta was looking for something fun to do with her Shetland sheepdog, Quita, so she signed up for an agility class. That’s where dogs run through, over or around a series of obstacles, directed by their owner, against […]

By Meggie Lu STAFF REPORTER Thursday, Apr 23, 2009 Twenty purebred dogs, all with their vocal cords cut, were found abandoned on the southern bank of the Bajhang River (八掌溪) on the border of Tainan and Chiayi counties on Monday, the Tainan County Animal Disease Control Center said yesterday. It marked the worst case of […]

WHITEHALL, Ohio — A stolen puppy that was highlighted by Crime Stoppers has been returned to the pet store from which it was taken, CrimeTracker 10’s Angela An reported on Tuesday. The puppy was stolen from the Petland, located at 3662 East Broad St., on March 21. Authorities said the store received an anonymous phone […]

Credit: dora_marie Of course not:) Les cotons de Tulear are the finest dogs and certainly not aggressive:) BTW, the little girl survived the licking *attack*:) LOL These two comes from the very best home and breeder I know: Lucie Dumais: http://www.puppystar.net/indexeng.html http://www.puppystar.net/photoseng.html I petsit these dogs regularly and they are just darlings! And they don’t […]

April 17, 2009 Kevin Swayze RECORD STAFF CAMBRIDGE Seven abandoned puppies from Taiwan have a new home at the Cambridge Humane Society. They arrived last night after an exhausting 24-hour trip halfway around the world under the watch of Caroline Woerns. “It’s naïveté and stupidity, not knowing what you’re getting into,” she said, looking back […]

Credit: dora_marie Too true, indeed. I love that quote!

Web Responds to Presidential Pooch by Claudine Zap Now that the Obamas have welcomed Bo, the newest and fluffiest occupant to the White House, the Web is drooling for more dirt on the presidential pup. Queries on “obama dog” are bounding up the Search box by over 22,000%. The breed is also causing some big […]

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