We all know that it’s important to walk our dogs. They need exercise for their physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Also, their ancestors were wild animals, and today’s pups still retain some of that connection to the outside world. But walking a dog when it’s too hot outside is dangerous. Very dangerous. And in the…

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Nenella the Staffordshire Bull Terrier means the world to a chef named Walter Bocchetti. She’s been there for him through many ups and downs in life, including when his brother passed away. So, when she disappeared, he was heartbroken. He searched for 22 days, only to find out that she’d been found and rehomed to…

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Animal shelters and rescues do so many incredible things for dogs in need. Yet, anyone can make a heartbreaking mistake. Jim Lamonte from the K9 PTSD Center strongly believes that the Rhode Island Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RISPCA) made a mistake that cost an innocent dog’s life. They euthanized a German Shepherd…

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In late March, Bruno, the longest-term resident at Columbus Humane‘s partner facility was adopted — but now, the organization is investigating the mystery surrounding his death.  “Our investigation into Bruno’s death began on June 30th when we acquired Bruno’s remains for a necropsy evaluation,”  a spokesperson told NBC4. “We are still waiting on the results…

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Fourth of July weekend is upon us, but for millions of Americans—both human and animal—it will be a time of terror, not celebration. The American Pyrotechnics Association (APA) estimates there are more than 14,000 noisy fireworks displays across the country each year. With the pandemic having shut down many public festivities, we can also expect…

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