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Couple Discovers Their New Rescue Dog Is Related To Their Late Canine

Nicole Sopko and Dan Staackmann love getting DNA tests for their rescue dogs because the results are fascinating. Dogs often have breeds mixed in that you’d never expect! Although they could also have long-lost relatives that are closer than you’d think. The couple adopted a new rescue dog named Frida from a Chicago shelter. After …

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How Dogs Beat the Heat

You might look for a pool to soak your feet in or a fan to stand in front of when it’s hot out, and you may catch your dog doing the same! A kiddie pool for dogs is a great idea!

Mama Dog Who Lost Her Litter Is A Miracle For Ten Orphaned Puppies

When Lexi Johnson, a volunteer foster for Ruff Start Rescue, was presented with the opportunity to take in pregnant pup Poppy, she was thrilled. As a dog lover, and as someone who studied animal behavior, she had always wanted to foster a pregnant mama dog. Her heart was bursting, and she excitedly shared the news …

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America’s First “Bee Dog” Helps At-Risk Bumblebee Population

Many people only associate bees with their stingers, but bumblebees are essential for keeping the planet thriving. Without bumblebees, plant life would slowly die off, and then animal life would soon follow. That’s why Darwin the “Bee Dog” has such an important job. He’s the first conservation dog that works specifically on saving bumblebees. Darwin …

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Neighbors And Firefighters Rush To Rescue Veteran’s Service Dog Hit By Car

Keith Gilbert, an 81-year-old disabled veteran, was loading his dogs into his car when his new service dog Rivka, aka “Mouse,” got spooked and ran into the road. The German Shepherd was then struck by a car going about 40 mph in a residential zone. Seeing your dog get hit by a car is a …

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Amber Abroad: Part 7: Dog Shelter In Thailand Has Rescued Hundreds Of Dogs From Heartbreaking Pasts

My current adventures have brought me to the beautiful country of Thailand, where I have been graced with the introduction to so many passionate animal welfare organizations. My travels have opened my eyes to so many impressive efforts that I just wouldn’t have known of otherwise, and I’m on a mission to share their life-changing …

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