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12

Sep

Zeus, the world’s tallest dog, has diedThe 5-year-old Great Dane stood 44 inches tall at the shoulder and died of old age.

Zeus, the world’s tallest dog, has died
The 5-year-old Great Dane stood 44 inches tall at the shoulder and died of old age.

03

Sep

You’ll never see a dog more excited to go swimmingWatch as Walter the dog shows what it looks like from his view when it’s time to get to the water.

You’ll never see a dog more excited to go swimming
Watch as Walter the dog shows what it looks like from his view when it’s time to get to the water.

10

Dec

Real-life fox and hound fight the fur industry
The adorable duo inspired a book that the authors hope will ‘show how similar foxes and dogs actually are.’

21

May

Service dog wears cap and gown at graduation
Bridget Evans’ service dog, Hero, attended all her classes, so she thought he deserved to graduate too.

Service dog wears cap and gown at graduation

Bridget Evans’ service dog, Hero, attended all her classes, so she thought he deserved to graduate too.

31

Jan


 ‘Gay’ dog rescued from Tenn. animal shelter  



The bulldog-mix was scheduled to be euthanized after his owner dropped him off at a shelter because he mounted another male dog.
The bulldog-mix was scheduled to be euthanized after his owner dropped him off at a shelter because he mounted another male dog.

26

Jan


 Newark Mayor Cory Booker saves freezing dog 



Would someone get this man a superhero costume already?
Would someone get this man a superhero costume already?

05

Dec

Photo of the day: Quaint sewer living for Colombian couple and their dogMiguel Restrepo, 62, helps his dog, Blackie, get out of the abandoned sewer where they live on Dec. 4 in Medellin, Colombia. Restrepo is a homeless former drug addict who has lived underground with his wife Maria Garcia for more than 20 years. Many homeless people in Colombia seek shelter underground due to the drug trafficking and gang violence that plagues Medellin.
See more photos of Blackie and his underground home.

Photo of the day: Quaint sewer living for Colombian couple and their dog
Miguel Restrepo, 62, helps his dog, Blackie, get out of the abandoned sewer where they live on Dec. 4 in Medellin, Colombia. Restrepo is a homeless former drug addict who has lived underground with his wife Maria Garcia for more than 20 years. Many homeless people in Colombia seek shelter underground due to the drug trafficking and gang violence that plagues Medellin.

See more photos of Blackie and his underground home.

08

Jul

Baseball team adopts blind dogAn abused puppy gets a second chance at life as the Albuquerque Isotopes’ new team mascot.

Baseball team adopts blind dog
An abused puppy gets a second chance at life as the Albuquerque Isotopes’ new team mascot.

27

Dec

Iowa town’s pit bull ban forces veteran cop to give up his service dogDisabled retiree Jim Sak needs his dog after suffering a stroke, but Aurelia, Iowa, wants to see the animal destroyed.

Iowa town’s pit bull ban forces veteran cop to give up his service dog
Disabled retiree Jim Sak needs his dog after suffering a stroke, but Aurelia, Iowa, wants to see the animal destroyed.

19

Dec

U.S. sues university for banning dog from student housingThe University of Nebraska won’t allow a student suffering from anxiety and depression to keep her therapy dog in student housing.

U.S. sues university for banning dog from student housing
The University of Nebraska won’t allow a student suffering from anxiety and depression to keep her therapy dog in student housing.