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Blind dog rescued after 2 weeks in Alaska cold

A blind dog lost in the bitter cold of Alaska for two weeks found her way home last week.

U.S. truffles niche small but lucrative

Unearthing America's truffle trove a lucrative niche

Jim Sanford and his dog Tom can be found on the hunt in Tennessee's foothills, searching for the highly prized underground fungus known as the truffle.

Beneful Purina dog food

Lawsuit says Purina dry food harmful to dogs

Beneful dry dog food produced by Nestle Purina PetCare has "resulted in serious illness and death of thousands of dogs," a lawsuit says.

The eight kinds of Beneful dog food have caused internal bleeding, liver failure, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss,...

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Hibernating pet tarantulas stolen from crawlspace

A Georgia man says somebody got into a crawlspace under his house and spider-napped some pet tarantulas.

Couple say pet monkey their only 'child'

Indian couple leaving estate to pet monkey

Should he outlive his owners, Chunmun the monkey could be set to be one comfortable primate. An Indian couple who are estranged from their families say they've named Chunmun in their will as their only "child."

Georgia dog with unusual genes is a social media hit

Rami, pit bull- dachsund mix, is now top dog

For Rami the dog, the story begins in south Georgia, where he's found wandering in a backyard.

He's the offspring of the most unlikely of canine partners -- the short legged, long bodied dachshund and the larger, stronger pit bull.

The pit bull- dachs...

S.F. renters abandoning pets

No dogs allowed: San Francisco's pet housing crisis

The housing crunch in San Francisco isn't just forcing out lower income renters, it's forcing out Fido, too. The animal welfare nonprofit SF SPCA says there's been a surge in owners abandoning their pets.

Miss P winner

Beagle bests all comers at Westminster dog show

Miss P, a beagle from British Columbia, was named Best in Show at the 2015 Westminster Kennel Club all-breed dog show Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.

Miss P bested more than 2,711 dogs representing 192 breeds and varieties at the show. She won the Hound Group honors on Monday. The story was reported by numerous news organizations, including the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, ABC News and USA Today.

Dog show costs

Cost of getting a show dog to Westminster

So, so cute. So, so costly.

To prepare, primp and promote a dog that can compete with the beautiful canines strutting their stuff this week at the 2015 Westminster Dog Show can easily run you $50,000 to $100,000 a year.

That's according to Michael Cana...

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