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Vid We Love: Watch Sintha the Dog Ski in the Swiss Alps

It's been a long, trying winter for certain areas of the country, and there haven't been many bright spots. Yeah, one of our writers created a path-to-poop for his dog and wrote a nice long story about it, but lost in all the recordShow More Summary

Samsung Built a $31K Doghouse!

Move over, Snoopy. This isn't your simple red doghouse. Actually, knowing Snoopy, he would definitely get a kick out of Samsung's astonishing reveal on Wednesday. Certainly, he'd be plotting with Woodstock to get Charlie Brown to pick...Show More Summary

Just Try to Skip This Geico Ad Starring a Dog Eating Spaghetti

Geico has done the impossible: It's gotten us to watch one of those Internet "pre-roll" ads, typically shown before videos, that you can skip after a few seconds. We watched it not only once, but twice. Three times. Eight times. Fifteen...Show More Summary

Tampa Bay Rays Player Alex Cobb Saves a Stray Dog From Traffic

It appeared for a moment on Tuesday that there was another "Hank" story unfolding for a Major League Baseball team during Spring Training, this time in Florida. But in this case, pitcher Alex Cobb and the rest of the Tampa Bay Rays wanted...Show More Summary

Cincinnati to Pass New Dog Laws, But It's Not Going After Pit Bulls

Good news for dog lovers in Cincinnati, especially those who are fans of Pit Bulls: While the City Council is indeed passing new laws governing "vicious" dogs, they have decided to reject breed-specific legislation. The new reforms were...Show More Summary

Pix We Love: See Quick-Thinking Rescuers Save Dog From Icy Pond

On Monday at 10 a.m., the Henrico Fire Department in Virginia got the call: A dog had fallen through the ice at Glen Allen pond. When they arrived, they found a dog swimming for dear life in a hole in the ice, about 20 feet from shore. Show More Summary

When Ramsey the Husky Puppy Talks, the Internet Listens

Ramsey wants you to forget about white and gold dresses and black and white llamas. Ramsey has something he wants to tell us. Are you paying attention, Internetters? Ramsey is speaking! Of course, Ramsey is just a super-cute Husky pup. Show More Summary

Study: Your Dog Literally Has No Short-Term Memory

You spend your life loving, laughing, and engaging in wonderful activities with your dog. Too bad your dog doesn't remember any of it. Wait, let us clarify: He remembers it -- for about a minute. At two minutes, he's forgotten it. Unless...Show More Summary

Lost in the Wilderness for Two Weeks, a Blind Dog Comes Home

Ed Davis of Ester, Alaska, never thought he'd see his dog again. Madera, an 11-year-old black Lab, disappeared from home on February 6. Davis was away that day, working at a pump station on the Alaska pipeline. Davis' wife let Madera out to go to the bathroom, but for some reason, the dog didn't return when she was done. Show More Summary

Mia the Australian Shepherd Can Read -- And She's Not the Only Dog Who Can

Australian Shepherds have an innate desire to get things done -- and that includes learning words. Some of them know hundreds and even thousands of words. It was only a matter of time before one of them started to read. Meet Mia, a mini Australian Shepherd who reads. She's not up to books, yet. Show More Summary

The Boston Area's Massive Snow Piles Are Putting Dogs in Danger

The Boston area set an inglorious record on Thursday. With two-tenths of an inch, the city reached exactly 102 inches for this winter, which is the second-highest amount in recorded history, just 5.6 inches behind the all-time mark set in 1995-96. But that's not the incredible part. Show More Summary

Do You Have One of the AKC's Most Popular Dog Breeds?

The American Kennel Club's annual list of most popular breeds is out, and the Labrador Retriever once again fetched the top spot in 2014. It's been America's most popular AKC breed since 1991, longer than any other breed, eclipsing the former top-spot longevity records held by the Poodle and Cocker Spaniel. Show More Summary

Purina Speaks Up to Defend Its Beneful Dog Food

Nestlé Purina Petcare Co. has issued a statement in response to the recent class-action lawsuit that alleges that its Beneful brand dog food was responsible for the deaths of up to 4,000 dogs. To no one's surprise, Nestlé Purina is firmly...Show More Summary

See the Beautiful Friendship Between a Dog and an Owl

Contrary to the much-quoted line from Ghostbusters, dogs and cats living together -- even being good buddies -- isn't that unusual. In my experience, as long as the dog learns the simple truth that the cat is in charge, everything is cool. Show More Summary

BuzzFeed Launches Cute or Not, a Tinder-Like App for Dog Photos

BuzzFeed calls its new pet photo app Cute or Not. Perhaps we can call it … Tender? Swiping right has a whole new purpose after the company released its new awwww-some photo-sharing app on Wednesday night. Much like the concept of Tinder,...Show More Summary

Man Who Held Dog in Viral Lake Superior Photo Gets New Pup

In 2012, the photo of John Unger holding Schoep in Lake Superior to relieve his dog's chronic arthritis captivated the world, instantly going viral. As we wrote at the time, "When John learned that his canine companion had developed severe arthritis and might not have much longer to live, John turned to water therapy to help his friend. Show More Summary

Watch This Amazing Dog Shovel the Snow Off an Ice Rink

When we were young, one of the best parts of the ice skating was zoning out on the Zamboni circling the track, cleaning the ice. We were like Doge dog. So circling. So ice cleaning. The driver, spinning the wheel and peering over the...Show More Summary

Do You Deceive Your Dog? Study Shows He Knows When You Lie

There are few things in the world that our beloved Rocky hates. But if he had opposable thumbs and could write down his list, the first three, in order, would be: "Going to the vet," "Going to the groomer," and "Going to either the groomer or the vet." One day, when he was due for his annual checkup, I told Rocky it was time to go to daycare. Show More Summary

Purina Goes to Court: Did Its Beneful Dog Food Kill 4,000 Pets?

A California man has filed a class-action lawsuit against Purina, alleging that its Beneful brand dog food is responsible for the deaths of up to 4,000 dogs. The lawsuit, filed by Frank Lucido in a California federal court, containsShow More Summary

Update: Burned and Abandoned Puppies Have Been Adopted!

Border Collie puppies Jim and Tim were found burned alive and abandoned in a ditch in Valdosta, Georgia. The pups were taken to Lowndes County Humane Society for treatment, during which one of the puppies' ears and part of a tail fell off. Show More Summary

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