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— Less than three weeks after their wedding, the couple lost two family members to an intruder.
— "He's a very large Himalayan and he won't let us out of our [bedroom] door," he told the dispatcher. "He's really bad right now. He's charging us."
— A study shows that for various reasons, people believe routine visits are unnecessary -- no wonder emergency visits are increasing.
— Do you love dressing up your dog? Take a look at how the Chinese emperors did it.
— Mya the Lab was turned upside down near a keg; students posted a Twitter photo and were arrested.
— Mistah Metro is no longer welcome at Red Legged Devil tattoo shop, says owner Chris Torres.
— A small dog in China who broke his leg gets around in a basket carried by a much bigger friend.
— This senior dog spent years in a mill, where they filed his teeth, so now he lives a softer life.
— Jessica Williams looks into reports that L.A. police dogs bite only black and Latino people.
— Ready to cry your eyes out? Check out the commercial for the new Equinox.
— KC was found by the Coast Guard off the Michigan Coast and will soon see his 14th birthday.
— "People are terrified of him. Boy, does he take his role seriously," says one dog owner.
— The yellow Lab was in a dangerous spot and suffering when a commuter decided to help.
— Keep your dog safe by using this infographic about poison prevention -- and tell others about it.
— The dog brought back from the Olympics by the U.S. bobsled and skeleton athlete is quarantined in L.A., diagnosed with parvo and distemper.
— "They love each other," said Helen Woodward Animal Center Inventory Manager Labeth Thompson. "That's all there is to it. It's not complicated. They needed each other and they were there for each other."
— We can't speak to how well Beggin' Party Poppers actually work, but there's something to be said for the ads.
— After a shooting, he was sent to a shelter because no one would rent to him and his owner.
— A Florida condo association wants Laura the Black Lab out because she's over the weight restrictions.
— One of them used vicious wrestling moves on a Pit Bull puppy; both thought it was hilarious, laughing throughout the horrific video.
— "If Charlie had not taken the bullet, it would have hit one of my children," a family member says.
— We don't know how, but this little gal survived getting smacked by hitching a ride in the bumper.
— If you've seen the phrase “No animals were harmed in the making of this film,” here's how the American Humane Association ensures that's true.
— A video of a dog protecting a pregnant woman has been called funny and sweet. I say it's neither. Is something more sinister going on?
— When officers arrived, Gizmo's eyes were swollen shut and he wasn't breathing well, but he's expected to make a full recovery.
— Okay, so the Oscars don't recognize dogs. But I do! Here are my five favorite dog actors of 2013.
— Hank the Bichon Frise walked into the spring training facility and onto the roster. The club plans to adopt him if no owner comes forward.
— "Contagious" describes the enthusiasm in this video shown by dogs rescued from puppy mills.
— Your flea and tick spray could be flammable, as one unlucky dog in Florida recently learned.
— Authorities and residents suspect the same person who in 2013 poisoned several dogs and killed one.
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