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Comfort Dogs Return To Boston Marathon After Visits To Tragedy-Stricken American Towns

Golden Retrievers Maggie, Addie, Luther, Richie and Isaiah are Boston's hometown heroes - even though they haven't taken up residency. These five canines are trained 'Comfort Dogs' or what some call "Therapy Dogs." Their unique role aside from being man's best friend is to visit various communities in the aftermath of tragedies. And while they're trained like 'Service Dogs,' this particular group focus on providing emotional support.

Twin Mutts From Another Mother, Gone Viral

Commercial photographer Grace Chon who specializes in celebrity-and-pet photography just became a celebrity in her own right this week when she released a photo series that featured her son and his best friend. The Tumblr spread titled, "Zoey and Jasper, A Rescue Dog and Her Little Boy" is perhaps the cutest portraits to have hit the digital airwaves in quite some time. . .

Happy Dog with Only Two Legs! The Inspiring Animal Video of the Day!!!

Meet Duncan Lou Who, the two-legged boxer.  If this video of his first visit to the beach doesn't inspire you to overcome a flaw in your life (be it physical or mental), I don't know what will...

Oreo, The Hotel Mascot, Stolen In Brazen Robbery

Last Saturday night an inexplicable crime shocked the city of Fort Collins, Colorado. Oreo, the popular cat that is the mascot of the Armstrong Hotel was purr-loined by catnappers. The brazen crime was caught on surveillance and the entire population of the city was on the lookout for their favorite feline.

Hank The K9 Becomes Number #1 Team Member Of Milwaukee Brewers [Videos]

This year when Milwaukee fans root for their team, they'll also be rooting for an adopted stray that's slowly winning the hearts and minds of a legion of fans. This season's Milwaukee Brewers Spring Training Camp was the scene of team members meeting an unexpected free agent player for the first time. When a Bishon Frise pup by the name of Hank (in honor of legendary Hank Aaron) wandered into the Maryvale Baseball Park. . .

Ukrainian Animals Who Don't Have A Political Bone In Their Bodies

With Russia usurping its will on Ukraine it's not difficult to begin to understand how the populace is torn between its pro-Russia past and its desire for independence. Many have criticized the West for painting a bleak picture of Ukrainians being forced to return to their communist roots as its neighbor's ominous control. . .

Stray Dog Keeps Missing Boy From Freezing

It was just last year that seven-year-old Raul Kutliakhmetov of Siberia discovered that his favorite stray dog -- the one he would play with on occasion -- had fallen into a service shaft. He ran home, had a bite to eat, changed  clothes, and return to try to rescue the feral mutt. Instead of playing the hero he fell 9 feet down the shaft and became a second victim of the open hole. With the temperature dipping down to just 14° Fahrenheit, he was in serious trouble, but his faithful friend kept him warm for 72 hours until help finally arrived.


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