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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

To Gamergate, the Death of Brianna Wu's Pet is Another Opportunity for Abuse and Harassment

For anyone who's familiar with the online movement known as GamerGate, it should come as no surprise that this week they combined their trademark misogyny with dog-hating. When game designer Brianna Wu announced on Twitter that her dog, Crash, was ill and ultimately died from brain infamation, Gamergate supporters harassed her about the dog's death. Show More Summary

The Most Popular Puppy Names of 2014

Oh, this is a sad one. A tragic tale of ignorance and widespread lack of imagination. The top female puppy name for 2014 is Bella. Bella, as in Bella Swam, or Swum, or Swag. Swig? Bella Swog. Bella Swug? Actually, I don't rightly know because it's 2014 and Twilight should not be a thing anymore! And yet, the database doesn't lie. Show More Summary

Dog Trainer Cesar Millan's "Death" is a Hoax

Attention, everyone. Despite what the Internet may have told you, Cesar Millan is not dead. This morning a website claimed that Millan had died of a sudden heart attack and that his family was in deep mourning. Although social mediaShow More Summary

Facing Euthanasia, a Stray Boston Terrier Gets a Love-Filled Thanksgiving

For more than two years, Butch was known as a "neighborhood dog" in Pinon, Alabama, after his owner cast him aside. As a Boston Terrier, he wasn't really built for outdoor life. And it snows in Alabama, of course. Last year he had to survive a hard freeze on his own, according to a story about Butch in But Butch persevered. Show More Summary

O'Hara Owens and Her Pit Bull Can Stay Together

Congratulations, dog lovers: The good guys have won in the village of Moreauville, Louisiana. Instead of beginning to round up Pit Bulls and Rottweilers on Dec. 1 for "further disposition," the city council voted on Monday evening to repeal the ordinance that had sparked a nationwide backlash. Share this image Zeus sleeping at home. Show More Summary

A Bad Santa Turns Away an Autistic Girl Because Her Service Dog Is a Pit Bull

The Shops at Mission Viejo had a PR nightmare on its hands Sunday: a bonafide bad Santa, which the mall promptly sent packing back to the North Pole. Fired, in the local parlance. What he did was unforgivable, for Santa or anyone else, but especially for Santa. Show More Summary

Luxury Jets Cater to Dogs With Very Rich Owners

Before we get into the extravagant costs of rich people flying their pets on private planes -- and believe us, we have some good, ridiculously large numbers -- let's get something out of the way first: Rich people do this because they...Show More Summary

This Dog's Love of "Frozen" Will Melt Your Heart

I have to confess: I have not yet seen Frozen, although all of my culturally astute friends gush over it. I haven't deliberately avoided it. It's just that since we attached a Roku to the television, giving us hot-and-cold running YouTube, Netflix, and Amazon Prime 24 hours a day, there are a lot of options. Show More Summary

Did You See the MinPin's Great Escape on the National Dog Show?

Did you see the MinPin bolt from his handler during the National Dog Show? When professional dog show handler Sarah Murphy agreed to show Timmy the Miniature Pinscher at the last minute in the Toy group, she never imagined she'd end up being featured on the Today show and in news reports on NBC, CBS, ABC, and CNN -- for starters. Show More Summary

Meet the Winners of the 2014 National Dog Show!

The turkey's been sliced to sandwich size. The Christmas sales have started. And the 2014 National Dog Show has crowned a new king! The Kennel Club of Philadelphia, host of the National Dog Show, has been around since the late 1800s, making it one of the oldest dog shows in America. Show More Summary

Robotic Dogs to Roam the White House During the Holiday Season

The holidays at the White House are not a solemn affair -- the First Lady and her staff decorate many of the rooms and include about one dozen Christmas trees, countless wreaths, a gingerbread White House, and an official ornament (it's a train this year, honoring "the administration of Warren G. Show More Summary

A Dog's Courage May Have Saved His Family's Life

So-called Black Friday became genuinely dark in Atlanta, Georgia, this year. A German Shepherd named Noah gave his life trying to protect his family during an incident of road rage that involved a driver opening fire on a man standing in a strip mall. The family wasn't directly involved in the road rage incident. Show More Summary

Arthur the Ecuadorian Stray Joins Team Peak Performance for Good

I don't usually follow extreme sports much -- or at all really -- but it's hard to resist the charm of Arthur, the stray dog who's become an international sensation. Sweden's Team Peak Performance was adopted by Arthur while they were...Show More Summary

Meet "Siberia's Hachiko," a Loyal, Heartbroken Dog Named Masha

You know of the original Hachiko, the famed Japanese Akita who arrived at a train station every night for a decade to greet his owner, who had died. There's also "Jurong's Hachiko," a Lab in Singapore who appeared at the same bus stop every day, twice a day, waiting for someone who never arrived. Show More Summary

A Disabled Girl Will Keep Her Dog, and a Bad Law Will Go Away

Those of us who oppose breed-specific legislation got a small victory recently. Thanks to a nationwide backlash and an online petition, the village of Moreauville, Louisiana, now says that it will rescind an ordinance banning Pit Bulls and Rottweilers. The ordinance is a very new one; it was passed on Oct. Show More Summary

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