Heartbreaking: hairless dog clings to her new owners after they sign her adoption papers

Fish, a shelter dog, was so excited when she was adopted by her new owner’s in Tampa, Florida on July 23. In the video, the pup instantly clung to her new family the first time they met at the Pet Resource Center. She is over the moon about her new adoption and refuses to let go of one of her owners. Fish is recovering from Demodicosis mange.

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Owner of German shepherd fined $15,000 for its bad behaviour

German shepherdThe owner of a South Vancouver German shepherd with a history of aggressive behaviour has pleaded guilty to a trio of new regulatory offences concerning her dog’s behaviour and must pay $15,000 in fines. She guilty to one count of allowing the dog to bite, attack or injure a person or animal and one count of allowing the dog to be on the street off-leash.

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Dog found after owner carjacked, assaulted in north Baltimore

puppy carjackedA woman got carjacked when she took her 5-year-old Shih Tzu, Happy, for a walk around 3 p.m. Tuesday. Police said two males and a female of unknown age assaulted the victim took her SUV with Happy, the puppy inside. The dog was found around 11:45 a.m  inside the abandoned stolen vehicle.

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Meet the mussel-sniffing pooches as Working Dogs for Conservation

sniff -dog -nationalparkGrand Teton and Yellowstone national parks are hosting public meet-and-greets with the contracted canines that will be sniffing around for mussels. With handler Aimee, Jay, a dog trained to sniff out aquatic invasive species, inspects inflatable watercraft will be as part of a partnership between the park and Working Dogs for Conservation.

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Hero dog dies protecting baby from cobra

hero-dogs-philippinesThe brave pets fought the lethal reptile by baby Skye’s room, outside the family home in Kidapawan City, the Philippines. Two dogs sacrificed themselves to stop a deadly cobra from going into a room where a one-year-old slept inside. The two heroic dogs are Moxie, a two-year-old white dachshund and  4-year-old Miley.

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Social media post shows Colorado man’s dog killing fawn; CPW investigating

A southern Colorado man’s social media post is gaining a lot of attention. Michael Garcia, a fishing guide, reportedly filmed his dog attacking and killing a fawn. He then called it a “big game kill” on Instagram. While CPW says it cannot comment on the case, it says illegal killing of wildlife is a serious crime.

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NATIONAL FEED A RESCUE PET WEEK aims to provide 4 million meals for homeless pets

In honor of National Feed a Rescue Pet Week, Rescue Bank., a Signature Program of GreaterGood.org, and The Animal Rescue Site celebrate the resilience of a special needs dog named Lieutenant Dan. The goal of this charitable week (July 22-28) is to raise funds to provide 4 million meals for homeless pets across the country and to find Lieutenant Dan a forever home.

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Puppy Reunites With Owner After Surviving 2 Weeks in Desert Following Car Crash

puppy dessertA man and his dog were forced to survive and recover without each other after a crash in the Arizona desert separated them for two weeks.When Bella,the puppy was found, she had been without food or water for nearly two weeks and her leash had become stuck in branches. Now both the dog and her owner are recovering together.

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Star Trek: Picard’s New Dog’s Name Confirmed

CBS All Access confirmed that the name of Jean-Luc Picard’s new dog in Star Trek: Picard is indeed Number One. The name was first hinted at on the dog’s tag, as seen on the new poster for Star Trek: Picard. The tag is in the shape of a Starfleet insignia, calling back to Picard’s former career as a Starfleet officer.

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True or false: should you be giving your dog ice cubes?

ice cube for dogsA post on Facebook by a ‘vet’ warning about the dangers of giving ice cubes to dogs after a pet allegedly died has recently gone viral. The experts at the RSPCA to get to the truth of the matter and the conclusion is that frozen treats are completely a-okay for your furry pals and will help them cool down.

Source: edinburghlive.co.uk