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  • 180-Pound Mastiff Dog Waits Outside Every Morning To Greet His Favorite Mailwoman

    05/24/2023 9:21:03 AM PDT · by allen592 · 12 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | May 24, 2023 | James Alain L.
    A 180-pound mastiff dog named Fronky makes a habit of running outside to wait for his best friend to come for a visit immediately after he finishes his breakfast every morning.
  • 2 arrested after Bully Pit tears out father's throat in Greater Manchester, UK

    05/20/2023 10:15:50 AM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    Two were arrested in Greater Manchester after a dog attacked and killed Jonathan Hogg, a 37-year-old father, on Thursday. Police seized 15 dogs, as well as a £37,500, reportedly "the result of criminal proceeds." The dog mauled Hogg in the throat, and though he was taken to a local hospital, he died from his injuries. Hogg leaves behind a son who is only 4-months-old while his daughter has just turned two. One of those arrested is a 24-year-old man who is in custody and faces further questioning, The Daily Mail reports. He faces charges of being in possession in a...
  • Squirrel Tags Along With Golfers for Wild Round With Very Happy Ending

    05/16/2023 12:54:44 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Golf Digest ^ | May 16, 2023 | Greg Gottfried
    If you know what you want, go get it. That’s a great mantra to have no matter who you are, from a human being trying to find their way in this world to a … squirrel that wants to get in a quick round. We’ve all seen a squirrel scamper across the green while on the links, but we've never seen one walk up to a group of golfers and proceed to play 16 holes with them. Please don’t watch the following clip and start to try to befriend squirrels. We have to issue that warning because this video makes...
  • Indiana sheriff’s deputy killed protecting 8-year-old son from ‘pitbull-type’ dog

    05/11/2023 7:02:47 AM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 10, 2023 | David Propper
    An Indiana sheriff’s deputy died protecting her young son from a “pitbull-type” dog that attacked them inside her home Tuesday night, according to authorities. Tamieka White, a deputy in Marion County for 17 years, was remembered as a “bright light” a day after the was pronounced dead at the scene of the grisly dog attack that also left her 8-year-old kid injured, ... The dog was shot and killed by an Indianapolis cop after the animal pounced at police. Authorities said the dog didn’t belong to White, 46, but have not revealed the identity of the animal’s owner. “She died...
  • Early Romans may have been the first to breed flat-faced dogs

    04/26/2023 10:54:01 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 21 replies
    Phys dot org ^ | April 14, 2023 | Bob Yirka
    ...the group examined the remains of a dog found in a tomb in what was once a city called Tralleis, in what is now modern Turkey.The dog remains were found at a dig site in Aydın back in 2007, but were considered too delicate for study at the time—they were put in safe storage instead. In 2021, the team on this new effort retrieved the bones and began a slow study of the bones to learn more about the dog.Though the specimen was not complete, the research team was still able to determine that it was a dog and that...
  • 20 Adorable Photos of Hybrid Dogs You'll Fall in Love With

    04/23/2023 12:39:22 PM PDT · by allen592 · 67 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | April 23, 2023 | James Alain L.
    Hybrid Dogs, sometimes called Mixed Breed Dogs, Designer Dogs, or Cross Breed Dogs, are dogs that have been intentionally bred from two or more purebred pooches. Needless to say, purebred pups have their charms and are celebrated with dog shows. However, Hybrid or Cross Breed Dogs are multi-talented and striking in appearance and deserve love, too. See also: Top 10 Adorable Hybrid Cat Breeds
  • Pit bull kills 2-year-old Virginia boy in Maryland (“We don’t know. He just attacked him …. the dog is very lovable”)

    04/16/2023 1:32:40 PM PDT · by Tipllub · 89 replies
    BRUNSWICK, Md. - Authorities say a two-year-old Virginia boy died after being bitten by a pit bull-mastiff mix at a family gathering in Maryland. The child's family says the 2-year-old lives in Fauquier County and was in Maryland for a birthday celebration for his grandmother. The boy had been playing with the dog all day long, and as the family was getting ready to leave, the dog, which belonged to the grandmother, attacked the boy. The boy’s family told FOX 5 the dog was not provoked, and it’s unclear why exactly it bit the child. "We don’t know. He just...
  • Irish president's pup doesn't like Biden: Bernese Mountain dog, Misneach, BARKS at Joe when he walks over and tries to pet him

    04/13/2023 4:50:53 PM PDT · by algore · 41 replies
    President Joe Biden received a warm welcome from Irish President Michael Higgins on Thursday. Less so from his dog. As the two leaders made their way into the grounds of the Irish president's residence for a tree planting ceremony, Higgins tried to introduce his American counterpart to Misneach, one of his enormous Bernese Mountain dog. But Misneach — named for the Irish word for 'courage — was having none of it. As Biden moved in to show it some love, the two-year-old did its best to upset U.S.-Irish relations by barking at the president and backing away. Maybe it just...
  • Toyota Exec Thinks Average New Car Prices Will Top $50K This Year: Report

    04/03/2023 8:25:05 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 61 replies ^ | Mar 27, 2023 | By: Jacob Oliva
    The average brand-new car prices in the US are expected to rise above $50,000 this year, and executives at Toyota's North American operations anticipate that this trend will continue, Automotive News reports. This increase in prices is likely to occur despite the recovery of the supply chain, and it is expected that demand will outstrip supply again this year. Furthermore, the report suggests that there are 6 million potential new-vehicle buyers sidelined by inventory and pricing. Jack Hollis, head of sales for Toyota Motor North America, has given an update on the automaker's business, indicating that 2023 is expected to...
  • Tennessee Dog Sadly Walks Himself Home After Owner Killed in Hit-and-run

    04/01/2023 8:43:32 AM PDT · by allen592 · 9 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | April 01, 2023 | James Alain L.
    A dog in Nashville, Tennessee had to return home alone after his owner was killed in a hit-and-run, according to Metropolitan Nashville Police Department (MNPD). The dog named Patch and his 50-year-old visually impaired owner were on a walk on March 22 in the 200 block of Rio Vista Drive when the driver of a Ford F150 struck the owner.
  • Paralyzed Philadelphia Dog Gets Adopted After Being Abandoned on Train Tracks

    04/01/2023 5:57:59 AM PDT · by allen592 · 3 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | April 01, 2023 | James Alain L.
    A paralyzed dog named Lucky has luckily found a forever home after he was found abandoned on train tracks in Philadelphia. Lucky the dog was left to die on Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) tracks, where he stayed for two days before being discovered. According to Philly Rescue Angels, the organization which's helped Lucky, SEPTA trains drove over the dog for 48 hours while he ducked.
  • UK Man's Giant Dog is so Big People Mistake It For a Lion or a Pony

    03/28/2023 11:20:50 AM PDT · by allen592 · 36 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | March 28, 2023 | James Alain L.
    A UK man who is the owner of a scary-looking dog is speaking out about caring for the giant canine and how people often mistake the pooch for a predator. Jamal Miah, who lives in London, adopted the Central Asian Shepherd dog back in 2020. The dog now stands at six feet tall on his hind legs and weighs a jaw-dropping 187 pounds.
  • Dog Rescues Elderly Owner Shortly After Being Rescued

    03/28/2023 8:33:24 AM PDT · by allen592 · 11 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | March 28, 2023 | James Alain L.
    Shortly after an elderly man rescued a German shepherd/Labrador Retriever mix dog from a shelter, the dog returned the favor and saved his life. A month after adopting the dog from a U.K. animal rescue, Peter Bradley, of Dorset, England, took his new friend named Ruby out on a walk. But due to low blood sugar, Bradley fainted and fell to the ground and into an 8-foot-deep watery ditch. Ruby immediately understood what was going on and sprung into action by barking for attention.
  • Oklahoma Stray Dog Runs Up To Woman and Leads Her To Incredible Surprise

    03/28/2023 6:14:49 AM PDT · by allen592 · 37 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | March 28, 2023 | James Alain L.
    A female stray dog in Oklahoma ran up to a parking lot and begged a woman she saw to follow her. When the woman, Mitzi Brogdon, approached the dog, she was surprised by how friendly she was. Brogdon said the stray pup, later named Dolly, came right up to her and allowed her to pet it. However, it soon became apparent that Dolly needed more than petting, as she was seemingly begging Brogdon to follow her down a path off the road. After Dolly began walking up the path to the cell tower, Brogdon followed her. To her surprise, Brogdon...
  • Pennsylvania Woman Fatally Mauled By Neighbor's Dogs She Had Gone Over To Feed

    03/23/2023 10:41:29 AM PDT · by allen592 · 45 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | March 23, 2023 | James Alain L.
    A Pennsylvania mother was mauled to death by two of her neighbor's dogs she had gone over to feed while the dog's owner was away, according to authorities. Perry County authorities said the 38-year-old woman, Kristin Potter, tragically died Thursday evening after she was attacked by her neighbor's two Great Danes in New Bloomfield, the county seat of Perry County, Pennsylvania.
  • You Might Be Unprepared To See What an Offspring of a French Bulldog and a Husky Looks Like

    03/23/2023 7:23:35 AM PDT · by allen592 · 23 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | March 23, 2023 | James Alain L.
    An adorable mixed-breed canine, who is the result of an illicit cross between a French bulldog and a Husky has captured the imagination of pet lovers on social media. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, fifty-three percent of all dogs living in US households are mixed breeds. However, of that fifty-three percent, only a few may be as cute as this French bulldog-husky mix canine named Finn, or "French Bullsky" as his owner calls him.
  • DNA Test Results Are In For 'Mystery Animal' Rescued By Texas Cops

    03/23/2023 3:52:07 AM PDT · by allen592 · 37 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | March 23, 2023 | James Alain L.
    Late last month, cops in Dallas, Texas rescued a cute little animal they found huddling near a dumpster. They saved the animal but the discovery soon had the rescuers wondering what kind of animal was it, exactly. When the mystery animal was brought to Dallas Animal Services, some people commented that it was a baby dog while others said it was a baby coyote or a hybrid of both. Though the mystery animal, which was named Toast, was clearly a canine, Dallas Animal Services performed a DNA test to know for sure what species it was. When the results came...
  • 'Killer bees': Texas dogs die after attack from Africanized honey bees, reports say...The dogs reportedly died after getting attacked by Africanized honey bees

    03/20/2023 6:07:11 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 33 replies
    FOX News ^ | March 19, 2023 9:44pm EDT | By Greg Wehner
    Two dogs in McAllen, Texas died last week after getting attacked by the Africanized Bee, also known as killer bees, according to reports. NBC station KVEO in Brownsville, Texas reported that the dogs died at a McAllen home after getting attacked by bees. The city received a call about a bee attack on N. 7th Court on Thursday morning, which code enforcement responded to after obtaining a warrant to enter the vacated home where the hive was located. Devon Johnson of R9 Hive & Honey told the news station the bees were Africanized honey bees, which are oftentimes misclassified as...
  • New York City Family Devastated After Shelter Euthanized Their Dog Just Hours After it Was Lost

    03/20/2023 10:48:06 AM PDT · by allen592 · 19 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | March 20, 2023 | James Alain L.
    A New York City family is heartbroken after an animal shelter in Brooklyn killed their lost, senior dog just hours after a good Samaritan brought it. The 19-year-old dog named Leona deserved a chance to live out her life, said the devastated owners.
  • ‘This is family’: Wolves kill two dogs in northern Colorado

    03/18/2023 12:27:19 PM PDT · by george76 · 66 replies
    Craig Daily News ^ | Mar 17, 2023 | Dylan Anderson
    North Park rancher Greg Sykes said he has tried to do things the right way since wolves migrated across the boarder from Wyoming into the area near Walden. He has kept an eye on the predators as they could be seen in the distance around the ranch he manages and got guardian dogs to watch over his cattle. “I was that one rancher that said, ‘OK, they’re here. Let’s figure out how to get along,'” Sykes said. “That’s what I intended to do.” Early on Monday, March 13, wolves killed one of his cattle dogs named Cisco, according to Colorado...