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Pit Bulls Made ‘Blood Brothers’ By Life-Saving Donation

Donating blood can give the gift of life to a critically ill patient even if that patient is a canine. It all started when Cyrus, a young Pit Bull mix, was taken to a Fort Worth animal shelter with a mangled left leg. The leg was infected and the shelter workers did all they could Pit Bulls Made ‘Blood Brothers’ By Life-Saving Donation is an article from: The Inquisitr News

Loyal Dog Chases Ambulance Rushing Owner To The Hospital [Video]

A dog racing full-speed after an ambulance transporting its sick owner to the hospital serves as yet another profound reminder of canine loyalty. This latest incident involving man’s best friend occurred in Goiana, Brazil, when a homeless man who owned the dog was rushed to the hospital after suffering a seizure. Show More Summary

To Mush or Not to Mush: Dogsledding in Québec

Many new to the world of dogsledding opt for a leisurely ride in a sled while a musher leads them across the snowy landscape with some help from a team of tireless canines. However, as I learned on a four-day crash course in Quebec, dogsledding is a much more challenging affair when you're in the musher’s shoes.

Citizen Canine

Zack Beauchamp interviews philosopher Will Kymlicka: ZB: So what’s wrong with just saying we’ll take a number of steps to protect animal rights without going so far as to declare them citizens? WK: As I’ve said, the core of our theory is the idea of membership. It’s a rich concept if you think about it […]

Military Dogs Parachute With Soldiers: Geared Up In Muzzles And Harnesses, Canines Plunge 10,000-Feet From Sky

Military dogs parachute with their Special Forces handlers in military exercises during a training program in which they plunge 10,000 feet from the sky. The animals are taking part in tandem parachute jumps since they leap jointly with their handlers from an aircraft. Show More Summary

Haiku by Dog: For National Haiku Poetry Day, We Interview the Dogs!

For National Haiku Poetry day, we decided to find out more about the canines who write Haiku by Dog. Below is a transcript from our interview with them. Dogster: Sit. Stay. Speak. Thank you for taking the time to talk with us about your...Show More Summary

Charlie Chicken, Canine Artist.  A film by Edward David. 

Charlie Chicken, Canine Artist.  A fi... 2:55 Charlie Chicken is a world-renowned canine artist. He's a rescue dog originally from Puerto Rico whose art has been featured in MOMA, the Louvre, and the Getty. This is his story. TRT: 3 min. [Official selection] Puppy Pound International Festival. Submitted by: eddavid2 Regular Keywords: dog rescue art nyc Views: 14

Dog With Plastic Lips Optical Illusion

Today is Friday, and the Christmas countdown is down to six whole days. Are you all ready for Christmas? Right now after work, you all might want to do something fun to blow off some steam like play with your beloved canine friends. ...Show More Summary

Mother Cat Nurses a Days-Old Pit Bull Puppy Right Next to Her Newborn Kittens, Accepting Him as Her Very Own

5 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

In this report from Annette Lawless of FOX8 in Cleveland, Ohio, a generous mother cat named Lolene, who just had a litter of kittens, very kindly accepted an abandoned days-old pit pull puppy as her very own, nursing the tiny canine right next to her own little babies at the Cleveland Animal Protective League. We […]

Take a Peek Inside Over-the-Top Dog Parties

Dogs can now be real party animals, literally, thanks to the booming pet event industry, in which people fete their Fidos with everything from elaborate birthday bashes to weddings, holiday soirees, and other special-occasion canine celebrations. Some people spare no expense when it comes to putting on the dog for their pooches. Show More Summary

We Chat With Kevin Halfhill About His Geometric Dog Portraits

Kevin Halfhill creates pet portraits. Working in the digital medium, he takes provided photographs of beloved dogs and transforms them into vivid geometric renderings. It's a process that presents canines in a colorful and an abstract-leaning...Show More Summary

Loving Bengal Cat Gives a Sleepy Dog a Good Head Massage By Way of ‘Making Biscuits’

last weekOdd : Laughing Squid

In 2011, a very loving Bengal kitty named Katouscka gave a very tired Weimaraner named Willow a good head massage while gently “making biscuits” on the sleepy canine’s skull. According to their human Austin, the two animals have been getting on this way for a long time. The cat started this practice when she was […]

Cat With a Human Body Presides Over a Table Full of Ill-Mannered Canine Relatives During a Holiday Meal

last weekOdd : Laughing Squid

Fresh Pet pet food has created a very amusing scenario in which an annoyed cat with a human body presides over a table full of ill-mannered canine relatives who think nothing of stealing the silverware, drinking too much, or eating from each other’s plates during the family holiday meal. Many of the animals at the […]

3D Printing Has Turned This Canine Into A Cyborg

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Meet Derby, a Husky mix born with underdeveloped legs and paws. To help, tech firm 3D Systems has printed a pair of prosthetic front limbs that now allow him to outrun his owners. Read more...

This dog gets exceedingly distressed at the sound of farts.

last weekOdd : Happy Place

"What did your butt just say?!" In just the last few days, we've learned a lot about the dislikes of dogs. In addition to toy snakes, pineapples and getting caught eating Christmas balls, we can now safely assume that canines have an extreme distaste for the sound of flatulence: I totally get where Bullit the pit bull is coming from, here. Show More Summary

Golden Retriever Puppies Play in Snow, Become Cutest Animals in History of the Internet

As we learned last week, Golden Retrievers are terrible at racing when there are various kinds of food around to distract them. But this classic canine breed is really good at playing in the snow! The following video features numerous...Show More Summary

All Along the Watchtower

All along the watchtower, bite marks did appear But who or what did put them there, we’ll never know, we fear Outside in the cold distance, a puppeh’s tummy did growl Suppertime was approaching, and the pup began to howl Via Canine to Five.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Pups

The Celebrity Cats and Dogs of 2014

It’s no secret that cats and dogs dominate the Internet (though cats would take issue with that statement). Throughout the year, adorable photos and heartwarming stories about feline fuzzballs and canine companions distracted us from the daily grind. Show More Summary

All Dogs Go To Heaven

So sayeth the Pope: Pope Francis confirmed during his weekly address in the Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square that canines, along with “all of God’s creatures,” can make it to heaven. The leader of the Catholic Church made the remark in order to comfort a young boy who was mourning the death of his dog, according [Read more...]

Phone May Be 'Key' to Case of Teen Burned Alive

The investigation into the burning death of Mississippi teen Jessica Chambers is in full swing. Sheriff's deputies with canine units have been spotted picking up items and bagging them in the Courtland area where police first encountered Chambers (who, CNN notes, was not on fire when they found her on...

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