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15

Apr

Elderly golden retriever, baby chicks take interspecies’ cooperation to a whole new levelSpared from a grim future, 12 baby chicks find comfort in an unlikely foster dad.

Elderly golden retriever, baby chicks take interspecies’ cooperation to a whole new level
Spared from a grim future, 12 baby chicks find comfort in an unlikely foster dad.

12

Apr

This little girl’s best friend has 4 legs and rocks a tutu
Photographer Rebecca Leimbach captures adorable moments between her 4-year-old daughter and her daughter’s favorite playmate, Lola the English bulldog.

11

Apr

Watch now!
It’s National Pet Day and MNN is part of a live chat with Google, Yahoo and the ASPCA to talk pet adoption and all things animals. The conversation will feature pet experts, plus stories from owners whose four-legged friends have changed their lives.
Guests include:
Jackson Galaxy, My Cat from Hell

Lil BUB

Laura Moss, Mother Nature Network

Jessica Shyba of #TheoandBeau

Randall, the voice of the Honey Badger
Join us!

Watch now!

It’s National Pet Day and MNN is part of a live chat with Google, Yahoo and the ASPCA to talk pet adoption and all things animals. The conversation will feature pet experts, plus stories from owners whose four-legged friends have changed their lives.

Guests include:

  • Jackson Galaxy, My Cat from Hell

  • Lil BUB

  • Laura Moss, Mother Nature Network

  • Jessica Shyba of #TheoandBeau
  • 
Randall, the voice of the Honey Badger

Join us!

07

Apr

Join us Friday to celebrate National Pet Day with a Google Hangout powered by the ASPCA, Google and Yahoo.
MNN’s Laura Moss will be there, as well as animal celebrities like Lil Bub and Randall, the voice of the honey badger.
We’ll be featuring adoptable cats and dogs from shelters across the country — and you can adopt one! If you’re interested in participating in the hangout and adopting a shelter pet, fill out this form.
Learn more about the event here.

Join us Friday to celebrate National Pet Day with a Google Hangout powered by the ASPCA, Google and Yahoo.

MNN’s Laura Moss will be there, as well as animal celebrities like Lil Bub and Randall, the voice of the honey badger.

We’ll be featuring adoptable cats and dogs from shelters across the country — and you can adopt one! If you’re interested in participating in the hangout and adopting a shelter pet, fill out this form.

Learn more about the event here.

Very few people have witnessed such a migration. Even fewer have photographed it.

Very few people have witnessed such a migration. Even fewer have photographed it.

04

Apr

Watch this homeless dog’s transformation from scared stray to happy houndThe rescue of this homeless dog near LAX is nothing short of magic.

Watch this homeless dog’s transformation from scared stray to happy hound
The rescue of this homeless dog near LAX is nothing short of magic.

03

Apr

Artist wraps shelter dogs in a cape of whimsy
It’s no secret that a good pet portrait may increase the chances of a shelter animal getting adopted. Hungarian digital artist Sarolta Bán is taking this concept a step further with her latest project, “Help Dogs with Images.” She’s on a mission to transform run-of-the-mill shelter photos into whimsical digital manipulation masterpieces.

Dog’s bond with owner similar to a child’s need for a parentAccording to a recent study, the ‘secure base effect’ that exists between parents and children is also present in owner-dog bonding.

Dog’s bond with owner similar to a child’s need for a parent
According to a recent study, the ‘secure base effect’ that exists between parents and children is also present in owner-dog bonding.

02

Apr

Three’s a crowd, except when it comes to these dogs
Emily McCracken’s photos of her motley trio of dogs show the humor, gentleness, and loyalty that are the signature characteristics of our canid best friends.

01

Apr

D.C. luxury development bewitches renters with shared puppy amenityD.C.’s booming luxury rental market truly goes to the dogs with the addition of a ‘communal’ English bulldog pup named Emmy at one new high-end development.

D.C. luxury development bewitches renters with shared puppy amenity
D.C.’s booming luxury rental market truly goes to the dogs with the addition of a ‘communal’ English bulldog pup named Emmy at one new high-end development.