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Pit bull-Dutch shepherd mix wins title at California event

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Meet the world's ugliest dog

Quasi Modo, a short-spined mixed-breed dog from Florida, was named the world's ugliest dog Friday for epitomizing "excellence in ugliness."

The 10-year-old pit bull-Dutch shepherd mix won the dubious title from a pool of 27 underdogs at the annual Wo...

Glenn and Buzz

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Blind dog and his 'guide dog' seek new home

People from all over the world are seeking to adopt Glenn and Buzz -- a blind Jack Russell terrier and his "seeing eye dog" best friend.


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Egypt: Millions of dog mummies in catacombs

For centuries, dogs have been humans' loyal, domesticated companions. They've been wild animals, doing what's needed to survive. And in ancient Egypt, they served as bridges to the afterlife, with the hope that they'd intercede with the god Anubis on...


Study says cat videos are good for you

The next time your boss walks up on you watching cat videos, blame it on science.

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City bans use of kangaroos as service animals

Officials in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, have changed the city's rules on service animals after a woman took a baby kangaroo into a McDonald's restaurant.

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Therapy dogs used to comfort people in mourning

Funeral homes are increasingly utilizing therapy dogs as four-legged grief counselors for those in mourning.

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Service dog hit by bus trying to save owner

A service dog who leaped between his owner and an oncoming bus is recovering in a New York veterinary clinic after the incident on Monday.

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Death row dogs freed, $11,000 raised for family

After spending months fighting to save her two dogs from the death penalty, Caitlin McAdam's battle is finally over.

Alaska summer warm enough to harm pets left in cars

Over the weekend, among the first of the year with blue skies and warm-for-Alaska temperatures, police say a woman left an 8-month-old Labrador locked inside a car outside a Downtown day spa.

Abused dog not out of woods yet


Dog recovering after muzzle taped shut

Caitlyn, the 15-month-old dog who was found last week with her muzzle taped shut, is well on her way to recovery.

CNN affiliate WCIV reported that the dog spent two hours in surgery Wednesday at Veterinary Specialty Care in Mount Pleasant, South Carol...

Dog flu in Ohio

Vet warns of dog flu dangers

An Ohio veterinarian is warning dog owners to watch out for canine influenza.

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Charges dropped against vet who saved dog

Charges against an Iraq War veteran who saved a dog from a hot car have now been dropped, according to news station WUSA.

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