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Laura Schlessinger Condemns Pit Bulls; Dog Lovers Strike Back

On Monday of this week, satellite talk show host Laura Schlessinger outraged dog lovers when she talked about going to a local dog shelter. Schlessinger said that she was shocked that there were so many Pit Bulls in the shelter and that...Show More Summary

So Much Winning: Doge Stars in a Meme Pinball Game

When I was young, I was blessed and cursed with a mean game of pinball. It was a blessing because I could waste an hour on a quarter. It was a curse because I could waste an hour on a quarter. I could have learned computer programming. Show More Summary

Dog Eats Homework -- a Diorama of a Farm!

Despite its status as the flimsiest excuse in the world, it is true that sometimes the dog does eat your homework. But what if your homework is a diorama of a farm from the Middle Ages? Yes, a dog will eat that, too. That's what happened to Reagan Hardin, a high school student at Magnolia West High School in Magnolia, Texas. Show More Summary

Norman Bridwell, Creator of Clifford the Big Red Dog, Dies at 86

Other than Snoopy, there may be no more famous dog in children's literature than Clifford, the Big Red Dog. Norman Bridwell, an unemployed commercial artist, invented Clifford in 1963. Since then, he's been ubiquitous in children's books,...Show More Summary

Dead Woman's Will: Euthanize My Dog and Place His Ashes With Mine

It's possible that in life, Connie Lay of Aurora, Indiana, may have been a good owner, but in death she's an abysmal one: She loved her dog so much she wants him put to death and his ashes placed with her own. Lay is dead. This is all coming from her will. Show More Summary

This Video is Adorable -- But the Pup's Story Could Have Been Heartbreaking

The video below is about taking a bath, and how good that feels sometimes. It's cuter when you watch a little puppy blissing out as the water runs over his body, but we've all been there. Share this image But it's also about more than just taking a bath, or your daily dose of cuteness. Show More Summary

Vid We Love: Watch Stella Protect Her Home From a Pineapple

Dogs: Fearless protectors of the home. Take Stella. She was just walking into the kitchen when she stopped in her tracks. There, on the countertop, was a pineapple. Stella knew all the other things on the counter: dishrag, coffeepot, Britta water jug, 32 oz. Show More Summary

Iran's Only Dog Shelter Finds Forever Homes Against the Odds

Even under the best of circumstances, running an animal shelter can sometimes seem like a thankless job. Here in America, dogs are revered and loved in popular culture -- and yet thousands linger or die in shelters every year. In Iran, dogs are not revered at all. Show More Summary

Puppies With Guns 2015 Calendar Will Happen

It will happen. The Kickstarter page for Puppies With Guns 2015 Calendar has shot through its $2,500 goal and is taking aim on the holiday season. Yes, a calendar of puppies and guns. Puppies, guns. Simple. Cute. Terrifying. But oneShow More Summary

Let's Talk: The Pope Says That Dogs Do Go to Heaven

Apparently, dogs can go to heaven. At least according to Pope Francis, who is supposed to know about these things. During an appearance on St Peter's Square, the pontiff tried to reassure a young boy who was upset over the death of his dog by telling him, "One day, we will see our animals again in the eternity of Christ. Show More Summary

Watch Harvey the Lovestruck Dog in This Adorable UK Commercial

Thinkbox is not a tech gadget, or an alcoholic beverage, or a car. According to Business Insider, Thinkbox is a UK marketing and lobbying group for commercial TV -- how boring is that? -- and yet it made quite likely the best commercial...Show More Summary

2014 Trends in Dog Naming: Kale, Coconut, and Vino!

Last week we told you about the top puppy names of the year -- Bella, ugh. This week we'll touch on trends in the dog-naming industry as a whole, according to, beginning with this terrifying statistic: There were 900 percent more Frozen names in 2014 than during its debut in 2013. Yikes. Show More Summary

Watch This Dog Run to Comfort Her Friend During a Nightmare

It's raining in Berkeley where I live, our basement has been flooded since last Friday, and with another storm on the way tomorrow, we're hauling out the sandbags to make sure that the basement doesn't become a mud pit again. Days like...Show More Summary

Watch the "Star Wars" Trailer Remade With Puppies and Kittens

We have two problems with the Stars Wars universe. One, as expertly uncovered by a Deadspin writer's son, is: Why do human pilots fly the spacecraft, especially the fighters, instead of droids or computers or whatever? Second: Where are all the puppies and kittens? Oh, there are plenty acklays, of course, and bandaras and banthas and bergruutfas. Show More Summary

Four Years Later, a Veteran and His Dog Have a Heartwarming Reunion

There may be a lesson about persistence in the story of John Russo and his American Bulldog, Bones, but there may be an even more important lesson about being careful whom you leave your dog with. In 2009, when Russo joined the army and was deployed to Afghanistan, he asked an ex-girlfriend to take care of Bones while he was gone. Show More Summary

Watch a Lab Break Into the Fridge After Her Owner Leaves Home

Adam Montiel's 12-year-old yellow Lab, Allie, doesn't wait around for mealtimes like most dogs -- she just waits for him to leave the house, and she never fails to get herself a nice multi-course buffet. Montiel recently set up a GoPro to see how she does it, and... Show More Summary

The Abominable Snowman Walks a Dog and Becomes a Star

When most people have to walk their dog in bitterly cold weather, they throw on a coat, hunker down, and head out into the world. One woman in Wisconsin has decided to go a little further than that and turn dog-walking into cosplay.Show More Summary

Did You Love Nana the Dog in "Peter Pan Live!"?

Last Thursday evening, there were probably many moments from 8 to 10 when you asked yourself, "What is this? What the hell am I watching? Is this television now?" because you were tuned into Peter Pan Live! But if you were anything like us, the moment Nana came onstage all was right in the world. Show More Summary

Miley Cyrus Remembers Her Dog Floyd at Crazy Art Basel Show in Miami

As 2014 closes, we have one last dispatch from Miley Cyrus on the loss of her dog earlier in the year. You'll remember how she took to Twitter after her Alaskan Klee Kai, Floyd, died, then gave away the replacement puppy from her mom, and then months later unveiled her new dog, Emu. Show More Summary

This Touching Video Shows 3 Years of Growth in Under 2 Minutes

Dogs mature and grow faster than human children, but still so gradually that it's easy not to notice. One day, they're staggering around, really interested in everything and struggling with the concept that there are places where you should and should not poop. Show More Summary

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