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Cody has worked and volunteered with rescue animals her entire life. She worked as a veterinary assistant and technician in shelters, rescues, boarding facilities, doggy daycares and animal hospitals in New York and Chicago throughout her teens and twenties, and now resides as a pet foster mom in Upstate New York.

Woman Accidentally Adopts Childhood Dog

A Pennsylvania woman searching for a dog to adopt stumbled upon one that looked familiar, and when she adopted the dog she discovered that...

Dog Stolen From Front Yard Makes It Back Home

A Denver family whose dog was stolen right from their front yard has been reunited with their beloved pet 5 days after the theft....

Dog Steals Leftover Pancakes, Starts Small House Fire

A Massachusetts dog recently stole leftover pancakes from his owners’ stove, and almost burned the whole house down because of it. Southwick Fire Department...

Walking App “Wag” Gets $300 Million Investment from Unlikely Source

The LA-based dog walking app Wag has received an enormous investment from an unlikely source - a Japanese banking conglomerate. As if Wag wasn’t...

Tinder Has a New Swipe-Right Option – PUPPIES!

People swiping on Tinder for love this Superbowl Sunday are going to have their options upgraded – by getting to swipe on puppies who...

Scientists Found Hormones Causing Aggression in Dogs

Biologists at the University of Arizona have recently made progress in understanding dog behavior by discovering the role some hormones play in canine aggression. Every...

Not Into Football? Watch the Puppy Bowl This Sunday Instead!

This Sunday, February 4th, you can escape the high-intensity Superbowl frenzy by watching adorable puppies play football instead. Animal Planet is aiming to give...

Animal Abusers Will Now Be Registered Just Like Sex Offenders

New laws in some cities and states will now log animal abusers to a registry, which is a huge step forward for animal rights...

“Project Good Dog” Helps Heal Prisoners and Get Dogs Adopted

A Massachusetts prison participates in a project which matches troubled shelter dogs with prisoners who train them – and the results are incredible. In...

“Lucky” Dog Survives Being Shot in the Head and Left in...

An incredibly fortunate dog survived after someone shot him and left him for dead in the Arizona desert. Meet Lucky. This dog could go by...

Pet Owner Kills Man Who Poisoned His Beloved Dog

In China, a man whose dog got poisoned chased down the man who did it and got ultimate revenge by killing the offender. In...

Naval Base Using Dogs to Prevent Suicides

A naval clinic has started using dogs to sniff out extreme stress in order to help sailors and marines combat suicidal depression. According to...

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