Huskies Chained Outside To Metal Cages In 115 Degree Heat

The weather in Cedar City, Utah has been exceptionally hot throughout the last couple of weeks. Many pet owners recognize the dangers that extreme temperatures can pose to dogs. However, one Cedar City family is choosing to ignore them. Kim Phifer is a Cedar City resident who noticed three Huskies that were left outside during the recent heatwave where temperatures spiked to 115 degrees. Chained to metal cages and laying on unshaded concrete, these Huskies spent multiple recent days suffering … Read more

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Officers Gift Teen A Puppy After He Witnesses His Dog’s Tragic Death

Teen's German Shepherd killed

16-year-old Eli Filiatreau recently went through the most horrific moment of his life. He watched someone kill his 6-month-old German Shepherd named Titan right in front of him. It was a sudden death, and the suspect reportedly did it on purpose and has since been arrested. After seeing the heartbreak Eli experienced, Nelson County officers in Kentucky wanted to help. So, they worked together to get a new puppy for the teen. Of course, the new dog will never replace … Read more

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Groomer Charged After 14-Year-Old Yorkie Suffers Fatal Injuries

For many dog breeds, regular grooming is a necessity. Trips to the groomers are just a part of the routine. No parent expects to drop their dog off at the groomer’s one day and pick them up later with a life-threatening condition. But sadly, that’s what happened to a family in Ohio this month. Tina Brady and her husband dropped their 14-year-old Yorkshire Terrier Lacey off at groomer Andra Edison’s home. Previously, they’d taken Lacey to the grooming business where … Read more

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America’s Best Dog Friendly Ice Cream Shops

Sharing a treat with your pup — what could be a better on a hot summer day? Find a dog friendly ice cream shop near you, and let the fun begin!   Who doesn’t love ice cream?! Even dogs…

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International Assistance Dog Week

Every dog may have his day but, during the dog days of summer, dogs who are devoted to enriching the lives of those in need of a helping paw are awarded an entire seven days of appreciation: International Assistance Dog Week. The goals are to recognize and honor the hardworking assistance dogs; raise awareness and …

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Woman Jumps In Front Of Giant Alligator To Save Her Dog

Woman saves dog from gator

Unprovoked alligator attacks are rare in Florida, but when they occur, it’s a big deal. New Florida residents are often unaware of the risks associated with walking near water, so they might not be as careful as they should be. One woman and her dog found that out the hard way. An alligator pounced at the woman’s dog, but the woman used her body as a shield to protect her furry friend. Now, the dog is safe, but the woman … Read more

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Hidden Camera Captures Dog Walker Scamming Her Clients

When one couple hired a dog walker to take their two rescue Yorkies out during the day, they were shocked to discover she’d totally betrayed their trust. The couple from South Tampa, Florida, both work full-time, so they hired someone to walk the two pups and allow them to relieve themselves in the middle of the day. But when their dogs started having more and more accidents, they realized that something wasn’t right and set up a hidden camera. Take … Read more

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Dog Waited Seven Days At Side Of Road Because His Owner Said ‘Stay’

Few words mean more to a faithful dog than ‘stay.’ It is, in many ways, the ultimate test of a dog’s devotion. And the depths of their love. Luke had all of those things in spades. Pity his owner didn’t. People at a restaurant in Moscow, Russia saw the German shepherd get dropped off along the road. With a simple, curt command, the owner told the dog to stay. Then he drove away. The owner never came back.   “A … Read more

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