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Pet, a lamb from the Scottish Highlands, was orphaned almost immediately after birth.  Now at ten-months-old, Pet has spent so much more of her time around the four collies she lives with, she behaves as if she actually is 100% dog! Pet was brought inside the Croft family home when she was born.  Having a problem with her back legs…

Anyone that has ever rescued a dog knows the level of appreciation they can show for it.  However, for some rescue dogs, things are not very easy.  Some are just poorly socialized, other traumatized to the point where being within ten feet of a human can cause the most horrific fear responses. For Joyce, rescue may have got her off…

Patience is a virtue, and good things come to those who wait.  These are two very good pieces of advice.  Sometimes, it’s more than worth it to put just a little bit of extra time into something, because it makes the payoff that much sweeter.  Well, these two videos are prime examples of it being worth the wait. Our first…

There are dogs that love to collect treats. Some go as far as hoarding all their stuff animals, their owner’s socks or shoes, and some might even have a fetish with their owner’s underwear, but have you ever heard of a dog that loves to collect balls? Well, meet Waffle, a Lakeland terrier from Newton Abbot, Britain, that loves to…

At the Arizona Humane Society, there is a new nanny in town, and despite what most people would think, the kittens there can get enough of him.  Boots is a 12-year-old dog that was a survivor of Hurricane Katrina, and as of a few weeks ago, is the newest volunteer at the shelter.  The other staff have taken to calling…

Neo was nervous and skittish, even as a pup. But boy was he ever cute! f you’re not sure if a dog is a wolf dog, look for physical traits like fur covering the inside of the ears and entire belly area, black claws, and diamond-shaped scent glands on the tail. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- FREE PUPPY?! When a college student in Arizona…

Whisper suffers from Agoraphobia, an anxiety disorder in which a person has attacks of intense fear and anxiety, yet Whisper is not a person, she is a dog living in Battersea’s Old Windsor Home in Berkshire, England. The extremely timid, six-year-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier was found back in January under a bush. Shelter workers believe she was used for breeding…

Lilly, an eight-year-old golden retriever and rescued dog herself, has decided to adopt a litter of three African Wild Dogs that were born at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Gardens.  This act of kindness by a dog in adopting these pups as if they were her own are going to help an already endangered species survive, hopefully to make…

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