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Little Dog Who Was So Matted She Couldn’t See Looks So Different Now

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Magnolia had been waiting nearly a decade for help. No one knows exactly what she endured — but by the time she was finally safe, it didn’t matter. She was never going to know that type of life again. Credit: LSPCA The senior shih tzu was brought to Lancaster Animals Shelter in North Carolina, which […]

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Worried Dog Watches Dad Perform Lifesaving ‘Surgery’ On His Favorite Toy

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Sure, this big fluffy dog named Leo simply adores his family, but there’s something else he loves — a brown stuffed animal he takes with him everywhere. “It is his favorite toy,” Hayley Alaxanian, Leo’s owner, told The Dodo. But recently, a little mishap threatened to end the good thing Leo and his toy have going. […]

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Dog Gives Birth In Back Of Car Immediately After Being Rescued

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Rebecca Lynch was on vacation with her husband in Savannah, Georgia, when she decided to make an unplanned stop before returning home. While most people would stock up on souvenirs, Lynch decided to bring home something more meaningful. “I know that Georgia has a lot of rural, high-kill shelters and I knew I wanted to […]

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People Spot Strangest Thing In Corner Of Restaurant Parking Lot

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At first glance, there seems to be nothing unusual about this restaurant set by a pond in the hills.  Credit: Roger Allen/IAR But looking a little closer reveals something sad about the otherwise idyllic setting.  Set off in a corner of the property by a parking lot is an iron fence, and behind that fence […]

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Dog Has The Sweetest Reaction After Accidentally Ripping His Favorite Pillow

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Draco the pit bull did not have an easy start to life, but one thing has brought the dog comfort through good times and bad: a heart-shaped pillow with arms. Anywhere the young pit bull goes, the funny-looking pillow is not far behind. “If anyone else picks up his pillow he will dart over and […]

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A New Wave of Advocates Arrives in Washington

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Last month, fresh and seasoned advocates emerged empowered from the recent grassroots Fly-In hosted by the National Audubon Society at the Capitol Skyline Hotel in Washington, DC on April 10-12, 2019. The three-day event in the nation’s capital immersed enthusiastic participants from the Atlantic and Mississippi Flyways, including Connecticut, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, […]

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New Wave: Audubon Advocates Challenge Congress to Save the Seabirds

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Last month, fresh and seasoned advocates emerged empowered from the recent grassroots fly-in hosted by the National Audubon Society at the Capitol Skyline Hotel in Washington, DC on April 10-12, 2019. The three-day event in the nation’s capital immersed enthusiastic participants from the Atlantic and Mississippi Flyways, including Connecticut, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, […]

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Cop ‘Arrests’ A Lost Little Animal For Trespassing On Freeway

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Officer Roger Pereira has had his share of odd days on the job, but on Tuesday morning a call came through that left him stunned. The tiniest offender was holding up traffic on the busy US-101, just south of San Francisco. He was sure it had to be some sort of prank or mistake. “I […]

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People Stop Traffic To Help Enormous Snake Safely Cross The Road

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Yesterday, Italo Nascimento Fernandes and his wife were traveling near their home in Brazil when they spotted something unexpected. There, on the side of the highway in front of them, was an enormous snake — an anaconda who appeared to be attempting a perilous crossing. Fernandes knew he had to help. Credit: Izaias de Nazaré “We […]

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Mailman Fulfills The Final Wish Of A Dog On His Route Who Passed Away

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Gretchen the German shepherd may have recently passed away — but she found the perfect person to ensure her loving legacy lives on. When the Cimino family, from Texas, adopted Gretchen as a rescue in 2013, it was evident that she had experienced little love in her life up to that point. “She was pretty […]

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