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— With an imaginative ad, the Lucy Pet Foundation hope to raise awareness of spaying and neutering during Sunday's Kitten Bowl.
— Charlie the Maltese, a Beverly Hills icon, has been stolen -- but with a big reward and celebrity friends, he stands a good shot of coming home.
— She was born without legs, but her pet parents are making sure she has no trouble getting around.
— Burt the Whippet ran away from his owner in August. This week, as a blizzard headed for the East Coast, the New York Fire Department made sure he got home.
— The commercial features a callous private breeder who sells puppies online -- reaction to such puppy mill practices were swift and furious.
— A normal day at the creepy little pond nearly turned deadly, when a dog had to save his not-drowning owner.
— Bela, who made headlines after his owner died and her will had an option that he be euthanized and buried with her, has passed away.
— Bob Kerridge claims that high rates of dog attacks in South Auckland are linked to ethnicities for whom dog ownership wasn't "natural."
— The product was sent to five states, but there have been no reports of illness thus far.
— Buddy, a deaf Lurcher with different-colored eyes, has been waiting two years for his forever home. Does he deserve to be called "Too ugly to love"?
— The Pit Bull was "tussling" with his dog. "I don't understand how they are not pressing charges," says a man who witnessed the horrific shooting.
— ATF has deployed to Arizona canines trained to discover explosives. Learn more about these impressive pups!
— The company released teasers for its new ads, which will again feature an adorable pup and his Clydesdale friends.
— After months of pressure and being refused licenses, the French dog owner is giving in and changing the Nazi-inspired names.
— Some traditions won't die, even when they're cruel and inhumane. Dumping unwanted dogs is one of them.
— Something magical happens on the La Cap Ferret seashore, as two young friends share a fond French moment.
— Bernard Holland and his beloved Oreo get needed shelter -- and the kindness of strangers -- in Indianapolis.
— Two dogs ate poisoned meat while walking with their owners Sunday. Both have been released, but the area is being very watchful.
— The Pit Bull was dumped with the trash, and he sat there all day until animal control rescued him.
— Roo was born without one front leg and lost the other shortly after birth. After a long trip from Romania to the UK, she's living a happy life with her new family.
— Seven-month-old Cheeky Baby wakes sleeping brothers as smoke and fire advance through their home. Together, they get everyone out.
— The author comes forward and drops a bomb: He wrote the ad four years ago, and someone has plagiarized it.
— After four years on the job, the German Shepherd's success as a narcotics dog has earned her a promotion.
— A Georgia Tech team is working on FIDO, an interactive vest with sensors, GPS, and speakers so service dogs can communicate better to humans.
— Does your dog freeze when you put him in a slicker? Scientist Alexandra Horowitz offers a reason why.
— When army veteran David Pasalek refused to pay a "pet fee," he was evicted from his mobile home.
— The Border Collies are healing in a foster home as adoption offers pour in.
— Joining the Milwaukee Brewers unofficial mascot on the winners' list were Tillman, Prince Hilton, and Stella from 'Modern Family,' among others.
— Forensic chemist Yvette d'Entremont has created a petition that calls for Petco to stop selling the "homeopathic" product because it's 13-percent alcohol.
— The Pinellas County Sheriff's Department pulled the rug from its administration building once the misspelling was noticed.
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