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Most American cats and dogs are overweight

Most cats and dogs in the U.S. are overweight, according to figures released by the Association of Pet Obesity and Prevention cited by ABC News Radio.

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Patrolling officer befriends loose pit bull

A police officer called because of a pit bull on the loose found out Red wasn't a big scary dog, but was just looking for some love.

Dog with prosthetics doing fine


Dog walks again ... on four artificial limbs

Here's a dog tale about a pooch with a literal "spring" in his steps.

Brutus, a 2-year old Rottweiler, is walking again thanks to modern technology and months of training. He's said to be only the second dog ever known to have four prosthetic limbs.


Badly abused puppy rescued from river canal

A puppy named Jordan who was thrown into a canal might have lost his leg, but he never gave up hope.

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Lion cubs adopted by Gaza Strip family

A Gaza Strip family has adopted two lion cubs from a local zoo that was unable to care for them.

Baby orangutan

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Rescued near death, baby orangutan is better

Budi, an adorable baby orangutan, is on the road to recovery after an animal shelter in Indonesia rescued him.

The 15-month-old was on the brink of death after he was kept in a chicken cage and fed nothing but condensed milk for the first year of his...

Cat face, tabby


Missing cat found 2 years later, 2,000 miles away

A cat that vanished two years ago from its South Carolina home was found some 2,000 miles away, according to a Fox News report.

Arizona cubs


Ariz. bear cub triplets can now be viewed

Three black bear cubs born in early January at Bearizona can now be viewed by the public in a special care area of the park.

Medical marijuana


Bill would let sick pets use cannabis in Nevada

Pets might soon be able to use marijuana under a bill introduced Tuesday in the Nevada Legislature.

Dog drinking ice water


Man trains dog to walk 1 mile dressed as school girl

A man in China has trained his dog to walk on its hind legs for an entire mile, according to a Huffington Post article.


Puppy rescued from exhaust pipe

A puppy stuck in an exhaust pipe was rescued by emergency workers in Thailand.

dachshund, wiener dog


Dieting dachshund loses 75% of body weight

A dachshund that was once five times over its normal weight managed to drop 44 pounds, thanks to the help of a new owner and diet.

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