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29

Sep

Airport beagle returns passengers’ forgotten items (but only in this adorable video)Sure, it sounds too good to be true, but we wanted to believe. Besides, this video shows just how fun forgetting something on the plane ought to be.

Airport beagle returns passengers’ forgotten items (but only in this adorable video)
Sure, it sounds too good to be true, but we wanted to believe. Besides, this video shows just how fun forgetting something on the plane ought to be.

6 videos that give you a dog’s-eye view of lifeEver wondered how the world looks to your dog? We think we’ve captured the essence.

6 videos that give you a dog’s-eye view of life
Ever wondered how the world looks to your dog? We think we’ve captured the essence.

27

Sep

Check out some of our favorite dog photos from last year.

How many golden retrievers does it take to make you say ‘Awww’?
222 golden retrievers gather in Scotland for the Guisachan Gathering, which is held at the home of the man who bred the first golden retriever in 1868.

26

Sep

Mass dog vaccination could eliminate rabies globallyVaccinating 70 percent of dogs in an area is cost-effective to deal with rabies, and less expensive over the long term than providing vaccinations to bite victims.

Mass dog vaccination could eliminate rabies globally
Vaccinating 70 percent of dogs in an area is cost-effective to deal with rabies, and less expensive over the long term than providing vaccinations to bite victims.

24

Sep

Which is better: A dog or a cat?
We would never be so bold as to suggest an answer, but we have the scoop on which pet reigns supreme in various parts of the world. Think you know who wins the popularity contest? Take the quiz.

Which is better: A dog or a cat?

We would never be so bold as to suggest an answer, but we have the scoop on which pet reigns supreme in various parts of the world. Think you know who wins the popularity contest? Take the quiz.

The wacky adventures of Jimmy Choo the bull terrierThe internet is falling in love with a charismatic bull terrier named Jimmy Choo (yes, after the shoe brand) thanks to an ongoing series of comical canine portraits dreamed up and illustrated by his devoted human Rafael Mantesso.
See more photos.

The wacky adventures of Jimmy Choo the bull terrier
The internet is falling in love with a charismatic bull terrier named Jimmy Choo (yes, after the shoe brand) thanks to an ongoing series of comical canine portraits dreamed up and illustrated by his devoted human Rafael Mantesso.

See more photos.

22

Sep

'Underwater Puppies' will doggy paddle their way into your heart
Acclaimed pet photographer Seth Casteel of Little Friend Photo is at it again! Following the success of his New York Times bestselling book, Underwater Dogs, it only makes sense that the next book on his to-do list would zero in on the magical world of — you guessed it — submerged puppies.

20

Sep

Why dogs don’t like to be huggedIt’s great to show our four-legged best friends how much we love them, but maybe hugging should be taken off the list. Here’s how to tell if your dog does (or doesn’t) appreciate your squeezes.

Why dogs don’t like to be hugged
It’s great to show our four-legged best friends how much we love them, but maybe hugging should be taken off the list. Here’s how to tell if your dog does (or doesn’t) appreciate your squeezes.

19

Sep

Is your dog an optimist or a pessimist?Research finds that man’s best friend can also have a positive or negative outlook on life.

Is your dog an optimist or a pessimist?
Research finds that man’s best friend can also have a positive or negative outlook on life.

Pit bulls and babies: Photographic proof that the much-maligned pups have hearts of gold