Dog Learns Tricks Based on Harry Potter Spells, So Everything He Does Is Magic

Teaching your dog to sit, stay and speak seems like a snooze-fest when you could be schooling your canine in magic instead. Youtuber Brizzy Voices has taking pet training out of the muggle world and into the wizarding world of Harry Potter. Obvious Potterhead and proud dog mom to Remus (possibly named for the Potter character Remus Lupin), she recently posted […]

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He's Hired! Talented Dog Has Resume, 'Chief Joy Officer' Title and Sweet Job Perks

All dogs are special, but Cooper really knows how to work it. The lovable and very professional chocolate Lab/golden retriever mix was recently hired as the Chief Joy Officer of the Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins charity, Joy in Childhood Foundation. He serves as the first canine leader of the Foundation’s Dogs for Joy program, which employs specially trained pups […]

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Want to Protect Your Kids from Allergies? Study Says Get a Dog … or Two

Owning a pet comes with all kinds of health perks, and a recent study out of Sweden just found another. The study, published on Dec. 19 in the journal PLOS ONE, set out to see what effect having multiple pets had on the development of allergies in children, after several other studies “indicated that early pet keeping could protect the infant […]

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Truck driver saves dogs thrown from vehicle on New York highway

Two beagles were thrown out of an SUV on Interstate 81 in Cortland County on Wednesday. (New York State Police) Two beagles are now recovering after they were thrown out of a vehicle on an upstate New York highway and rescued by a truck driver on Wednesday. New York State Police said in a news release the incident happened on Interstate […]

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Paging dog owners: You can get your dog leggings for Christmas

You’re not the only one who wants to wear leggings all winter! Dog leggings are a paw-some gift for your furry friend. Not only are they adorable, but they’ll prevent your pup’s paws from freezing. Lisa Baronoff, a New Yorker, came up with idea of dog leggings after seeing dogs walk down the city streets. She observed that they’d pound […]

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Dog Left at Shelter to Be Euthanized Because He Was Bullied Saved by Chicago Rescue

Sherman was moved from one scary situation to another. According to The Dodo, the 6-year-old pit bull mix used to live in a home with two unneutered dogs that routinely bullied him, leaving the shelter pup with marks on his face. Instead of having the other dogs neutered or seeking out training, Sherman’s owner decided to surrender the dog to […]

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FDA Approves Drug for Dogs Distressed By Fireworks and Other Loud Noises

Relief could be near for  dogs distressed by loud noises like fireworks and traffic. The Food and Drug Administration announced on Tuesday that the Center for Veterinary Medicine has approved Pexion, a drug designed to treat noise aversion in dogs. Dogs with noise aversion aren’t simply startled by a sound; rather, noise-averse dogs can react by “hiding; vocalizing (whining, barking, howling); […]

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Sully the Service Dog Shares Special Moment By 41's Side at Capitol Rotunda Casket Viewing

Sully the service dog’s dedication to his best friend George H. W. Bush continues. After standing guard over the late president’s coffin this weekend, the yellow Lab visited his owner once again at the Capitol Rotunda, where Bush lies in state, on Tuesday. Sully wore an American flag vest for his Capitol visit, and was escorted up to the casket by […]

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