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The New Dog Sport: A Dog’s Nose Work Is Never Done | The Outline

Nose work is a new sport in which dogs seek out specific scents. It’s also an opportunity to let dogs do what they do best.

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Very good dog finishes Australian half marathon, earns medal, gets taken to dog jail

Don’t worry, he’ll get adopted if his owners don’t claim him.

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A veterinarian explains what dog and cat years really mean | Popular Science

It may seem like sort of a silly thing to ponder, born out of owners’ love for their pets and the human-animal bond between them. But determining a pet’s “real” age is actually important because it helps veterinarians like me recommend life-stage

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GOOD BOY: British Special Forces Combat Dog Takes Down Three Syrian Jihadis, Saves Fellow Soldiers

A Special Air Services dog is being hailed as a hero after he successfully fought off a Jihadi surprise attack while his unit was on patrol in Syria.

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The Legacy of Chesty: How a Bulldog Became the United States Marine Corps Mascot

Meet Chesty XV, the newest Bulldog mascot of the United States Marine Corps. He already has the first of his many duties figured out: boosting morale.

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This very fat dog flew first class on American Airlines

This picture of a very large dog being wheeled toward an airport boarding desk deserves to be named 2015's best nature photograph.

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Dog lies down in road for hours at spot where Florida accident claims his owner's life | Fox News

A Florida woman was fatally struck by a semi-truck Friday and for hours afterward her dog remained at the scene, lying down near the spot of the accident.

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You'll Want These Star Wars Dog And Cat Toys More Than Your Pets Do | Gizmodo Australia

With a new Star Wars movie on the horizon, do you really think that Disney and Lucasfilm would limit their marketing efforts to just humans? Of course...

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10 Howling Good Facts About Beagles | Mental Floss

These lovable hounds are happy, playful companions. Find out more about why they make perfect pets.

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Just A Dog Riding His Bike Like A Complete Boss

Meet Barry the Bedlington terrier. Barry loves to ride his bike.

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Deadly Heat: Police Dogs Die When Left In Patrol Cars - BuzzFeed News

In the last seven years at least 29 police K-9s have sweltered to death after officers left the dogs inside hot patrol vehicles. Such...

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Who needs a sheepdog in Ireland when you've got a drone? | Metro News

But the dogs won't be too happy about being put out of a job. Farmers have nearly always relied on the skills of wise old sheepdogs when it comes to rounding up their flock. But it seems that the role of a sheepdog could now be facing the unlikeliest of threats – a drone.

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Happy pug goes bananas for back scratches on stairs

A pug discovers that stairs make a pretty great back scratcher. Hilarity ensues.

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As Nation Mourns Fallen Canadian Soldier Nathan Cirillo, His Dogs Wait Patiently for His Return

Canadian military reservist Nathan Cirillo was killed at gunpoint this week by a jihadist gunman in his nation's capital, leaving behind a loving family and several adopted dogs for which loved ones say he harbored a deep devotion.

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Dog Sings Along With Banjo In Key Of Ridiculous Cuteness

Listen to those harmonies. In the video above, banjo player Allan Anderson shows off his skills while his beagle sings right along with him. As Anderson writes below the video, “Got a guest singer to accompany me as this cold has really ...

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Doug the Pug Isn't Sure If He's a Pup or Person

Meet Doug the Pug, your new favorite dog on Instagram.

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The Last Living 9/11 Ground Zero search dog still lends helping paw!

Some heroes boast muscle and brawn. Others possess steely nerves and impeccable timing. But this hero is a little different. This one has...

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Walter the Dog is in a Hurry to Get to the Beach

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UowkIRSDHfs]YouTube LinkWalter the Labrador Retriever lives in Sicily, Italy. He gets in a lot of beach time, and has developed an enormous love of ocean swimming. The path to the beach is rambling, but that doesn't slow W

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Dog Puppet Pranks Real Dogs - Neatorama

[http://youtu.be/SEbb1tl5Qbk] (YouTube link)Just For Laughs planted a dog puppet in a park. Real dogs may have never noticed it, if it didn’t have a nice, meaty bone! But the bone attracts the dogs, and the puppet defends his treasure. These poo

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Helpful Dog Hauls in Bags of Groceries - Neatorama

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KJ0mu5BdJ0](Video Link)When the humans return from hunting at the grocery store, Millie helps out by hauling their fresh kill in from the car. Good girl!The other dogs, notably, don't lift a paw. Hopefully Millie gets a sp

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Perfectly Timed Dog Photos - Neatorama

  Image: funny-peoplePreviously, we've featured photos taken at precisely the right moment. This collection focuses exclusively on dogs. Canine companions are present for the good and bad times in the lives of their humans. Their constan

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25 Dogs That Are Totally Stoned Out of Their Minds Right Now

A collection of dogs that we're pretty sure are totally high.

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The State of The American Dog

The most ubiquitous dog in the U. S.—the dog in whose face we see our collective reflection—is now the pit bull. Which makes it curious that we as a culture kill as many as three thousand of them per day.

PLUS: See all of the dogs here, in one place.

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10 Coolest Dog Breeds For The Man About Town

I've had the pleasure of owning a few dogs that have been both best friends and an amazing family companions. This got me thinking about what dogs breeds are cu

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The Dogs of War

Out in front of America’s troops, combat canines and their handlers lead the way onto the most dangerous battlefields on earth.