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Animal Heroes: Henry The Hearing Dog

Dog lovers really love their dogs just for being their own lovely and lovable dogs.  For Eileen Starkey she has a couple of extra reasons for adoring her dog, Henry. Not only is the golden retriever/standard poodle mix a fine friend, but he is her constant companion at helping her hear, he also saved the life other lover of her life -- her husband, Steve by alerting her to the problem that started while she was asleep.

Mobile Veterinarians Hopeful That New Law Will Make DEA Stop Targeting Them

The law governing controlled substances has long been a sore spot for veterinarians that treat patients in their own homes. Under this law the vets were banned from using certain drugs, such as for pain, anesthesia, or euthanasia,  outside of their primary place of business. This has made it difficult for them to treat animals in their homes without having the DEA breathing down their necks.

Captive Orcas On Display At Sochi Winter Olympics

Considering how Sea World is still reeling over the backlash from the 2013 documentary “Blackfish,” it was a matter of moments after it was announced that there will be a pair of killer whales on display during the Sochi Winter Olympics before people began to object.

Giraffe Goes Tourist

It sounds like the beginning of a lame joke -- "So a giraffe walks into a restaurant . . ." It's no joke. At The Lion Park just outside of Johannesburg, South Africa, a giraffe decided to see how the other half lives when he entered an open-air restaurant. It gave park-goers the surprise experience of a lifetime and was caught on video.

"Seahawks" Don't Exist, Except When Winning Football Games

It's a little known fact, especially since they won the Super Bowl, but in actuality there is no bird in ornithology known as the seahawk. Multiple sources, including the Seattle Seahawks' own website admits that seahawks don't exist.

CORRECT Pets' Predictions & Prognostications For Super Bowl XLVIII [Videos]

Our pets always seem to get into the act. Whether it's conducting their own Super Bowl [this year marks the 'Puppy Bowl's' 10th year] or it's the birth of the newest Clydesdale foal, our furry and aquatic friends are always there to remind us they liked to be included in the Big Game's annual festivities.

Colonel Meow Loses Bid For Total World Domination

Sad news came across Facebook yesterday with the announcement that popular internet sensation Colonel Meow passed away suddenly this week. Meow's faithful Slave Beast (aka Anne Marie Avey) has not yet disclosed the cause of his death stating that she would post more details once she has had a few days to grieve. Meow's minions around the world are also dealing with the loss and end of his campaign for world domination.

Blind Dog Has Seeing-Eye Cat

There are times when taking in a stray cat can be more of a blessing than you ever thought it could be. For Judy Godfrey-Brown of North Wales it was a downright miracle. Her dog Terfel had been losing his sight to cataracts and was increasingly limiting himself to his basket so that he wouldn't keep crashing into the furniture. Then came Pwditat and everything began to change.

Dolphins, Smarter Than Man Two Million Years Ago

Believe it or not, the Earthlings with the largest brains two million years ago were not humans. Nor were they apes or dinosaurs. The largest brains were those of dolphins. The most dramatic increase in brain-to-body ratio actually occurred 35 million years ago, according to Lori Marino who studies fossilized brains at the University of Atlanta. According to her research, something happened to make their medium-sized brains bigger.

The Other Side of Pit Bulls: Jack Saves Kitty From Coyotes

Pit bulls have gotten a really bad reputation over the past couple of decades and it has led to numerous communities banning the breed. While some of the dogs have shown aggressive and even violent tendencies, they can also have a sweet, caring side that gets far less press. This has led to many debates over whether it is really the dogs or the owners that are at fault. Last October a pit bull named Jack saved Kitty, the family cat, from an attack by coyotes.

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