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Is the Queen of England Ending the Tradition of Having Royal Corgis?

The Queen of England may no longer have the ability to arbitrarily decapitate citizens -- or even simply banish them -- but she may be in the process of slowly exiling dogs from the royal Presence. On second thought, that may be a little...Show More Summary

Budweiser Pup Wins the Super Bowl Once Again

The Seattle Seahawks should have followed Budweiser's lead on Sunday: It knows that to win big the Super Bowl, you should always bring out the beast. Budweiser's precious little puppy and his "Best Buds," the iconic Clydesdale horses,...Show More Summary

"DeflateGate" Scandal Spreads to an Animal Shelter in New York

Deflategate is no longer a problem only for officials at Super Bowl XLIX. Or, for that matter the ref in Puppy Bowl XI. The controversy hit Westchester County in New York this week, as evidenced in this clever video released by the Westchester...Show More Summary

Uber Delivered Puppies Yesterday -- but Was That a Good Thing?

This Wednesday, Uber decided to try a little change in its normal transportation strategy. In addition to picking up humans as passengers, it was delivering puppies in 10 cities across the United States. For $30, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Show More Summary

An Astronaut Creates His Official NASA Portrait -- With His 2 Dogs

John Glenn, Gus Grissom, and Alan Shepard were among the pilots and astronauts said to have "The Right Stuff" for NASA's space program in its infancy. Modern-day astronaut Leland Melvin has a new adaptation of what it takes: two dogs. See...Show More Summary

You Won't Believe This Dog: He's a Pit Bull-Dachshund Mix

A couple of days ago, the Moultrie Colquitt County Humane Society in Georgia dropped a bomb on its Facebook page: A Pit Bull-Dachshund mix, with a face that screams "bad-ass wiener dog coming through, folks." Look at this incredibleShow More Summary

Vid We Love: A Goldendoodle's Snowy Romp Goes Viral During the Boston Blizzard

Ask most New Englanders to name the region’s most-popular Wally, and they’d probably name the mascot for the Boston Red Sox: Wally the Green Monster. But that Wally is a two-legged boy of summer. And it’s really just a person in a furry green suit. Show More Summary

On Super Bowl Sunday, It's Dogs Vs. Cats for a Super Cause

Don’t be surprised if the Patriots and Seahawks come out on Sunday and go after each other likes and cats and dogs. And if you’re curious what a game like that would look like, The Lucy Pet Foundation has you covered. Hoping to raise...Show More Summary

George Lopez and Hilary Duff Use Social Media to Help Find a Stolen Dog

Hilary Duff and George Lopez are helping the owner of a Beverly Hills boutique find her stolen dog. Charlie, a white Maltese, is known by locals for sitting outside Switch, the boutique owned by Julia Cohen and her sister. In the last nine years, he's become a sort of four-legged landmark for people shopping in his neighborhood. Show More Summary

Bubbles the Dachshund Loves Her 3D Printed Wheelchair

We've seen a lot of dogs in wheelchairs -- a lot, really, just so many, even one called Anderson Pooper -- but never before have we seen a dog in a wheelchair made with a 3D printer. Presenting Bubbles: Share this image Handsome gal,...Show More Summary

Gone From Home for Five Months, a Blizzard Helped Return This Dog

All of the reports about the snowstorm slamming into the East Coast have tempered -- at least for now -- any nostalgia I have for my days living in Brooklyn. The San Francisco Bay Area may be chilly and foggy, but it's downright tropical when compared to what a New York winter can be. Show More Summary

NoDaddy! Controversial Super Bowl Ad Gets Pulled After Public Outrage

What were you thinking, GoDaddy? That's a trick question. They obviously weren't thinking. And disproving the adage that there's no such thing as bad publicity, GoDaddy pulled its upcoming Super Bowl ad on Tuesday after a torrent ofShow More Summary

Dog Saves Man From Not-Drowning in Shallow Pond

An amazing video shows a dog saving his owner, who appeared to be drowning -- in very shallow water. He wasn't drowning. He had merely dunked his head under the water. Maybe he was playing a sort of peek-a-boo game with his dog. In any...Show More Summary

Bela the German Shepherd Will Be Buried With His Owner After All

You remember Bela. He's the dog whose owner, Connie Ley, died last November and left two options in her will: The German Shepherd could be sent to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Utah or euthanized and his ashes added to her own, the decision dependent upon finances and the direction of a designated friend. Show More Summary

Auckland SPCA Director Blames Dog Attacks on Immigrant Culture

Bob Kerridge, the director of the Auckland SPCA, might want to seriously start looking for a new line of work. Perhaps one that doesn't require him to talk to mass media. Over the weekend, Kerridge sparked controversy by claiming that...Show More Summary

J.J. Fuds Recalls Chicken Tender Chunks Over Listeria Fears

J.J. Fuds is recalling select lots of its frozen raw poultry pet food Chicken Tender Chunks because it has the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. The product was distributed regionally in five states -- Minnesota,...Show More Summary

Is This Dog Really Too Ugly to Love?

Could any dog actually be "too ugly to love"? That's how The Telegraph refered to Buddy, a Lurcher who's been sitting in a Scottish shelter for more than two years, waiting for someone to come take him home. "Ugly" seems like a bit of a stretch. Show More Summary

Man Shoots and Kills Dog at Houston-Area Dog Park

On Sunday at a dog park in the Houston area, a man shot a Staffordshire Bull Terrier three times at close range. The dog's right paw was shattered by a bullet; two others went into his back, with one entering his lung. The dog's name was Diesel. Share this image Diesel's crime? Apparently, the shooter feared for his life and for the life of his dog. Show More Summary

K9s to Sniff Out Trouble at Super Bowl XLIX

While the Patriots and Seahawks are preparing for the epic battle that will be Super Bowl XLIX, Feb. 1 in Glendale, Ariz., another team is working to ensure the game will be a safe one: The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms has deployed its elite crew of Explosive Detection K9 teams to the city. Show More Summary

After Months of Pressure, Dog Owner Will No Longer Name His Dogs After Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun

For Dogster readers, here's a little advice: When choosing a name for your new pup, try to avoid names that evoke genocidal Fascist dictators. Obviously, the vast majority of you won't need this advice. It probably seems pretty obvious,...Show More Summary

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