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(Photo credit: Iditarod.com)

PETA apologizes to Iditarod musher over dog’s death

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has apologized to an Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race musher whose dog died at a checkpoint.

04/08/2013

Dog electrocuted by exposed wires in LA park

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say copper thieves may be to blame for the death of a dog that was electrocuted when he stepped on an electrified utility box cover in a Los Angeles park.

03/27/2013

Astronaut Mark Kelly (AP Photo)

Giffords’ husband pulls dog off sea lion in SoCal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The daughter of former astronaut Mark Kelly was walking her dog Shiner on Goff Island Beach when the dog bolted, ripping the leash from her hand and fatally attacking a beached baby sea lion.

03/26/2013

Tessa (Photo credit: BillFoundation.org)

Tessa overcomes odds in second chance at life

Tessa, the dog was dumped at an L.A. city shelter by her owners at the beginning of January. But thanks to a regimen of both Western and Eastern medical treatments, you could say that she’s the comeback kid. Watch the video here.

03/26/2013

Vets save NYC dog who swallowed 111 pennies

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City dog has undergone emergency surgery to remove more than 100 pennies from his stomach. The New York Daily News reports that a Jack Russell terrier named Jack swallowed 111 pennies last week and quickly became ill.

03/13/2013

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People, pooches team up to fight flab at gym

CHICAGO (AP) – Can’t get rid of that paunch? A Chicago-area gym suggests working out with your pooch. Watch a video here.

03/06/2013

A Samoyed dog. (AP Photo)

Owner: Dog may have been poisoned at Westminster

NEW YORK (AP) — A dog owner says she thinks there’s a chance her prized pet was deliberately poisoned while competing at the Westminter Kennel Club show, causing it to die several days later.

02/28/2013

Jack Russell terrier being scanned for a microchip, image from Blue Cross Lewknor Rehoming Centre. (AP Photo)

All dogs in England to get microchips by 2016

LONDON (AP) — Dog owners who refuse to fit Fido with a microchip may someday find themselves fetching a hefty fine, the British government said Wednesday.

02/06/2013

Jacob, Labrador Retriever

Kennel Club: Americans are still crazy for Labs

NEW YORK (AP) — The American Kennel Club says the Labrador Retriever is the nation’s most popular dog for the 22nd straight year — for attributes that range from family-friendly pet to search-and-rescue nose.

01/30/2013

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Puppy learns to go down stairs

Last week it was only a video on YouTube featuring a yellow lab puppy trying to get down a flight of stairs. Now with over 2.4 million views, the video of Daisy The Puppy has become a mainstay with her adult mother giving her encouragement.

01/23/2013

Couple swept to sea in effort to save son, dog

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) – A couple died and their 16-year-old son went missing after being swept into sea in Northern California while trying to save their dog, authorities said Sunday. The family was at Big […]

11/26/2012

How smart are dogs? | VIDEO

Meet an extraordinary Border collie and other dogs that are changing our view of canine intelligence. New discoveries are revealing that “man’s best friend” is smarter than we ever thought, with a brain that resembles […]

11/18/2012

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