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  • Chinese villager is shocked to find out the 'pet dog' he raised from a 'puppy' is actually a BEAR

    03/28/2018 1:03:23 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 36 replies
    A Chinese villager reportedly raised an endangered black bear at home believing it was a dog. Mr Yang, from southern China's Yunnan Province, claimed he found the animal in the forest in April, 2015, and thought it was an ordinary black puppy, reported Chinese media.  It's said six months later, Mr Yang's father told him the animal, nicknamed Han Han, might be a bear because it started to show bear-like traits. ... Han Han, around three years old now, weights 88lbs and stands 5ft6in tall. It's a female bear.  The Forest Police of Yongsheng County learnt about the incident after...
  • Turtle who was fed puppy in Idaho classroom euthanized

    03/16/2018 5:23:20 PM PDT · by Innovative · 53 replies
    fox13now ^ | March 16, 2018 | David Wells and Lauren Steinbrecher
    The snapping turtle who was fed a puppy in front of students at an Idaho junior high school has been euthanized, according to a representative for the Idaho State Department of Agriculture. “The snapping turtle was euthanized humanely” a statement from the ISDA representative said.
  • Vladimir Putin gets puppy for birthday from Turkmenistan's president

    10/11/2017 5:53:19 PM PDT · by SJackson · 30 replies
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has a new “best friend” thanks to Turkmenistan's president. President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov presented Putin with a belated birthday gift -- a puppy -- on Wednesday during talks at the Black Sea resort in Sochi, Reuters reported. The Russian leader turned 65 on Saturday and is a known dog lover “We have a common friend -- this is the world’s unique alabai dog. And today I brought this little alabai with me,” Berdymukhamedov said as another person brought out the cage in which the dog was being held. The Turkmen leader grabbed the puppy by the scruff...
  • Puppy who flunks out of police training for being too friendly finds regal new position

    06/08/2017 7:48:47 PM PDT · by Innovative · 47 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | June 8, 2017 | Alyssa Pereira
    A German shepherd puppy named Gavel couldn't quite cut it as a police dog, as he was too friendly with strangers to catch criminals. Not every pup is cut out to be a police dog. One such puppy, a German shepherd named Gavel, flunked out of police training in Australia in February after he was found to "not display the necessary aptitude for a life on the front line." As BBC reports, the problem was that Gavel was "too sociable," and enjoyed meeting strangers a little too much to make a career out of catching criminals. Unfortunately, he was too much...
  • Las Vegas: Friend's pit bull fatally mauls boy

    08/19/2016 4:33:47 AM PDT · by george76 · 35 replies
    KOLO ^ | Aug 18, 2016
    Police in Las Vegas say a dog that fatally mauled a 9-year-old boy was a family pet at a house the boy was visiting. ... Police Officer Jesse Roybal said .. animal control officers took custody of the dog, which was described as a pit bull.
  • U.S. Navy Finds Puppy Thought To Be Lost at Sea

    03/16/2016 7:56:46 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 35 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 3/16/2016 | Monica Garske
    A missing puppy that fell off a fishing boat nearly five weeks ago in the waters off Southern California was recently found by the U.S. Navy, and will be reunited with her family Wednesday in San Diego. U.S. Navy officials say Luna – a one-and-a-half-year-old German Shepherd – was presumed to be lost at sea after falling overboard near Naval Auxiliary Landing Field San Clemente Island (SCI) in Southern California on Feb. 10.
  • Crufts viewers criticise 'horrific breeding' of dog voted best German Shepherd

    03/14/2016 5:49:25 AM PDT · by Gennie · 45 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 14, 2016 | Daily Mail
    A row has broken out over a German Shepherd bitch who won best of breed at Crufts - after viewers accused the breeder of animal cruelty. Three-year-old Cruaghaire Catoria was judged to be the best example of her breed at the world-famous dog show on Saturday night. But the dog was said by some viewers to be 'deformed', with an abnormally sloped back and a painful-looking out-of-step gait.
  • Why We Returned Our Adorable Puppy to the Breeder [horrible article - great reader comment]

    12/08/2015 11:39:28 AM PST · by grundle · 25 replies
    Yahoo! Parenting ^ | December 8, 2015
    The trouble began the first hour Eevee was in our house. We tried to put her in the crate, which something Lambic never minded, so we could eat lunch, but Eevee wouldn't stop crying and barking. During her first two weeks with us, we slept with pillows over our heads to drown out her barking at bedtime. I work from home most days and thought that would make housetraining easier, but I soon realized it made it harder because there was no set schedule or routine for Eevee. Some days she wouldn’t go in the crate at all. Other days...
  • Girlfriend Demands Man Sell His Dog, So He Takes Out an Ad… Now She’s Furious

    07/15/2015 11:47:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 113 replies
    When two people come together to form a relationship there are often adjustments in lifestyle that must be made by both parties. Recently, a man in Virginia was told by his girlfriend that she didn’t care for his dog, giving him the ultimatum that he must choose between her and the animal. So the man posted an ad to Craigslist explaining the situation and searching for a new home for his soon-to-be ex-companion.The ad read:“MY girlfriend does not like my beagle Molly. SO I have to re-home her. “She is a purebred from a wealthy area and I have had...
  • Vintage PHOTO: "Pupsicle" ... A World-Weary Puppy In Antarctica, Circa 1912

    02/22/2015 2:23:50 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 38 replies
    Flickr via IO9 ^ | circa 1912 | Frank Hurley
    A World-Weary Puppy In Antarctica, Circa 1912 This poignant image (cheer up, buddy!) of a pup named "Blizzard" was taken in 1912 by Antarctic adventurer Frank Hurley, who two years later would be the photographer on Ernest Shackleton's famed Endurance Expedition. This shot is from the First Australasian Antarctic Expedition, which set out in 1911. Over a period of years, Hurley visited the frozen continent six times and came away with a trove of stirring images.
  • Petco removes Chinese-made dog, cat treats from stores

    01/06/2015 4:14:22 PM PST · by Morgana · 62 replies
    abc 7 ^ | January 06, 2015 | ap
    Petco said Monday it has removed all remaining Chinese-made dog and cat treats from its website and stores nationwide because of concerns they have sickened thousands of pets and killed 1,000 dogs in the U.S. since 2007. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says initial tests have not connected the Chinese jerky and rawhide treats to the illnesses, but the San Diego-based company and its rival PetSmart vowed in May to ban the snacks. Petco is the first national pet retailer to pull the treats from its 1,300 stores. Phoenix-based PetSmart Inc. said Monday that it plans to have them...
  • Over 20 cuteness overload gifs via Imgur

    12/07/2014 11:50:45 AM PST · by beaversmom · 9 replies
    IMGUR ^ | October 2014 | SuperiorSwede
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  • Multimillionaire CEO caught on camera repeatedly kicking his friend's puppy 

    08/27/2014 11:08:45 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 108 replies
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | august 27, 2014 | louise boyle
    A multimillionaire CEO has been caught on newly-released surveillance video repeatedly kicking a puppy. Des Hague was seen in an elevator in a Vancouver apartment building repeatedly booting the doberman pup in the stomach as it flinches against the wall.  He is the head of Centerplate, a $6 billion-dollar company which provides snacks at sports and entertainment arenas across the U.S., with more than 30,000 employees and clients including the Superdome in New Orleans, the Javits Center in New York City and college sports arenas like Notre Dame.  Centerplate released a statement on Tuesday which read: 'In no way do...
  • Grandpa Gets a Puppy

    In what is simply a heart-warming video rapidly being shared on Facebook, Davy Vanhaesendonck and his family shared a special gift with his grandfather. After a marriage of 63 years together, grandma past away on July 26th 2014 after a short, but intense disease. Grandpa also lost his doggy all within 4 months.
  • Puppy Drives Car Into Massachusetts Pond, Owner Says

    06/02/2014 3:39:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 46 replies
    Sudbury Star ^ | Monday, June 2, 2014
    A 3-month-old German shepherd puppy is being blamed for driving a family car into a Massachusetts pond. The dog's owner, John Costello, said he took the dog for a walk around Bolivar Pond in Canton on Sunday, then got into the car and started it in preparation for the ride home. That's when the puppy jumped in with him. "The dog just jumped into the car and hit the gear shift ... when she slammed it into drive she fell on top of the gas pedal,"
  • Heartbreaking video shows abandoned puppy desperately chase owner's SUV in vain

    05/20/2014 12:26:28 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 74 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | may 20, 2014 | david mccormack
    A Nevada woman who returned home to find an abandoned puppy outside her door was disgusted when she reviewed security camera footage and found that the dog had been cruelly left behind. Toni Luisi of Henderson, Nevada, has released the heartbreaking footage in a bid to help find the dog – who she has named Graci - a loving home and shame the owner who abandoned her. ‘I mean, how do they treat their children if this is how they treat their dog?’ said Luisi. Luisi returned home on May 5 to find the distressed puppy loitering around outside the...
  • Police Recover Deaf Puppy Stolen During Burglary

    04/02/2014 6:51:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    NBC Wahington ^ | Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014
    Officers arrested two men they say tried to sell the puppy back to his owners. The 13-week-old pit bull puppy named Thor was taken along with electronics during a burglary March 13, police said. Authorities say two men made arrangements with one owner to sell Thor back and agreed to meet in a parking lot at White Marsh Mall. Police say detectives met the men this week, recovered Thor and arrested the men. Thirty-seven-year-old Mark Tyrone Gibson and 33-year-old William Terrell Hudson, both of Baltimore, were charged with burglary and theft.
  • Alec Eugene Taylor arrested for beating, choking puppy to death

    03/06/2014 5:08:12 PM PST · by Altariel · 40 replies
    WJLA ^ | March 5, 2014 | Kevin Lewis
    WJLA) - A Baltimore city police officer, assigned to the 8th District, is on unpaid suspension amidst allegations he beat and strangled his seven-month-old puppy to death. On Feb. 26, Alec Taylor, 27, a five-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department, returned to his apartment along the 13000 block of Castle Boulevard in Silver Spring. Upon entering the unit, Taylor noticed his Jack Russell Terrier, named Rocko, had defecated on the carpet. According to police, Taylor became enraged, beating the untrained dog with a mop, then using his bare hands to suffocate the puppy.
  • (Chicago) City Council cuts off puppy mill pipeline

    03/06/2014 9:52:30 AM PST · by fulltlt · 19 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 3/6/2014 | Chicago Sun Times
    The City Council moved Wednesday to cut off the pipeline of puppies purchased in Chicago that come from for-profit breeders condemned as puppy mills. With downtown Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) casting the only dissenting vote, aldermen approved a somewhat watered-down anti-cruelty ordinance championed by City Clerk Susana Mendoza. It would limit the retail sale of dogs, cats and rabbits at Chicago's 16 pet stores to those animals that come from shelters and humane adoption centers. ... "As a person who grew up with three dogs, I think it's the right thing to do. And I'm proud of the city and...
  • "Puppy Love" Budweiser TV Spot for Super Bowl XLVIII.

    01/30/2014 11:28:40 AM PST · by carriage_hill · 25 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/29/2014 | Budweiser
    Watch Budweiser's Super Bowl XLVIII commercial following the special friendship between the Clydesdales and a puppy.