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Lost your dog? Finding Rover can be much easier with this app

Finding Rover is a new smartphone app that helps dog owners find their lost pets by using facial recognition technology. John Polimeno, developer of the app, was sitting in a coffee shop when he noticed the ever ubiquitous "lost dog" poster.

Man watches woman's dog, and then demands sexual favors

Frederick - A 23-year-old man is being accused of demanding sexual favors from a woman, who asked him to watch her dog as she went into a store.

War dog goes on final ride

Minden - A war dog that served in Afghanistan went for one final ride with her owner, before getting put down due to health problems.

TN now legalizes people to break into hot cars to save pets

As of July 1, 2015 Tennessee has become the first state in the nation to specifically allow good Samaritans to legally break a window in a hot car in order to save a pet.

Chinese man raises puppies for 2 years, finds out they're bears

About two years ago Wang Kayui decided to adopt a pair of puppies. As the weeks passed, the puppies grew into well-behaved dogs, and all seemed well. At least until Wang saw a flyer on endangered animals and realized that his dogs were, in fact, bears.

Protesters muzzled at Chinese dog meat festival

Yulin - Campaigners protesting at China's annual dog meat festival, which sees thousands of canines butchered and eaten, were forcibly dispersed by unidentified men Monday as they tried to rally outside a government office.

Chinese woman pays to rescue 100 dogs from meat festival: Report

Yulin - A Chinese woman has paid over $1,000 to save 100 canines from being eaten during a dog meat festival, media said, as activists have lashed out at the event labelling it cruel.

Medical study warns about diseases transmitted by pets

Pets are affectionate friends, which many of us love a great deal. However, that love could be blinding us to the real dangers of contracting diseases from our household companions.

Tampa police make arrests in case of dog tied to railroad tracks

Tampa - Tampa police have arrested two teenagers related to the case where a dog was found shot and tied to railroad tracks last week. The track is an active one and the dog would have been run over in minutes, police say.

Chihuahua smuggles itself into airport in owner's suitcase

A Chihuahua has been found hiding in a suitcase in the baggage area of New York's LaGuardia airport, triggering a security alert that led to it being found inside the suitcase it had nestled itself in.

Woman who stole and euthanized dog gets jail time

On Friday, a woman from Pennsylvania was sentenced to jail for stealing her neighbor's dog and paying to have it euthanized.

U.S. woman drowns puppy in toilet to get on plane: Report

Washington - A Florida woman allegedly drowned a two-week-old Doberman in a U.S. airport toilet because she wasn't allowed to board a flight with the puppy, media reports said.

Op-Ed: Flawed study on ereaders exaggerates sleep dangers

Denver - The media rushed to distribute a story Tuesday about how ereader devices were creating sleep debt, and might even lead to diseases. Were the Eagles futurists when they wrote in Hotel California, “We are all just prisoners here, of our own device"?

Celebs praise pet adoption: Cuddly love, kindness and support

It is so important to remember that one should give back to the furry members of society by adopting a pet in need of someone to love. Celebrities have long been using their status to help in the efforts of getting pets adopted.

This woman lived on dog food for 6 days

Anne Kadet, a Paleo dieter and columnist, got tired of the high prices of meat and product, so she turned to another source of nutrients, dog food.

Recap of latest viral videos, from dogs in costumes to Ed Sheeran

A dog and a cat making out, pugs in Halloween costumes, a little girl that wakes up and starts dancing to an Ed Sheeran song, and a man that trained his dog to bring him beer from the refrigerator--those are some of the latest viral videos online.

Staffordshire dog Ziggy shot through head with crossbow bolt

Wansford - A two-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier named Ziggy was found wandering in woodland with a 20-inch crossbow bolt passing through the side of his head, barely missing his skull, left brain and the delicate structures of his orbital cavity.

Teen amputee saves, bonds with three-legged stray dog

Gainesville - A Florida teenager who lost his leg due to an ATV accident has found a new best friend, a Dachshund who also happens to be an amputee due to a vehicle accident.

#SalvemosAExcalibur: Spain kills Ebola patient's dog Excalibur

Madrid - Despite protests by animal rights groups, Spanish authorities have killed Excalibur, the mixed-breed dog belonging to the Spanish nurse who contracted the Ebola virus while treating two Spanish priests flown into the country from Liberia last month.

Scuffles in Spain as Ebola victim's dog put down

Madrid - The dog of a Spanish nurse infected with Ebola in Madrid was put down Wednesday by health authorities who feared it could spread the deadly disease, despite a campaign to spare him by animal rights activists.

How did he do it? Viral video shows dog escaping from house

Videos have been used before to show how dogs have stolen chicken nuggets from an oven and how a German Shepherd help a puppy escape from a kennel. A recent video that has gone viral shows how a beagle got out of his house.

Terrier found nearly 3,000 miles from home is homeward bound

Tualatin - After traveling thousands of miles on a journey that resembles something out of a Walt Disney movie, a Pennsylvania dog is finally headed home to be reunited with her owner.

Indian girl forced to marry stray dog to fend off evil spirits

It what may be the world's strangest wedding ceremony, an Indian girl has been forced to marry a dog in order to ward off evil spirits.

Great Dane ate 43 socks and survived

Portland - A three-year-old great Dane was miserable and retching, so the owners brought him to an animal hospital. It was there that they discovered he ate a bunch of socks.

Check out the 'Smartest Cat Feeder. Ever.'

San Mateo - Developers of the "Bistro" cat feeding device have developed a system which tracks your cat's eating patterns and helps you manage their diet. You can even check in on them from home with the built-in camera and app.

VIDEO: Double amputee puppy newest GoPro star

Vancouver - A Vancouver Washington puppy refuses to let the double amputation of his hind legs get in his way of living life to the fullest.

RSPCA says cat owners only want cats that look good in 'selfies'

Officials with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) have released reports stating that black cats are not being adopted since they aren't popular in "selfies."

Op-Ed: Why is my dog so hyper after a bath?

Ever wonder why your dog runs around like a banshee after their bath? Why they go from shivering meekly in a tub to booking it around your house, drenching your furniture, and yes, rolling in dirt as soon as they're free?

New Mexico man kills dog with screwdriver for food

Albuquerque - A 46 year-old New Mexico man has been arrested for what authorities can only describe as a bizarre and heinous case of animal cruelty.

Popularity of 'little tiger' in Vietnam endangers pet cats

Cat owners are having to protect their pets from those who want to serve them as a snack alongside beer. Pet owners must now guard against criminal elements who want to make some fast money off of their stolen animals.
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