The Water Bowl: Ikea Monkey Owner Wants Her ‘Child’ Back

Darwin, the Ikea Monkey

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updated 12/10/2012 AT 12:00 PM ET

originally published 12/12/2012 AT 12:30 PM ET

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Now that the monkey who shocked Ikea shoppers in Toronto has found a new home at an Ontario primate sanctuary, his owner says she plans to fight for his return. Describing Darwin as her “child,” the owner says she plans to move out of Toronto where she can keep him. –ABC News

After he was dropped off and tied up in front of a Texas Humane Society shelter, an 8-week-old Lab mix managed to break inside and sneak into a kennel. Employees found the pup cuddled up to an 85-lb. Great Pyrenees the next day; the two dogs have since found forever (but separate) homes. –Star-Telegram

That’s the cutest dentist we’ve ever seen! A golden retriever named Brooke greets and calms patients at a Williamsville, N.Y., pediatric dentist office while they’re seeking treatments. Dentist Dr. Paul Weiss actually trained her to act as a therapy dog. –MSN Now

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning pet owners about the dangers of prescription drug errors. An increasing problem, the mixups are often caused by simple issues, such as messy penmanship or confusing abbreviations. –CBS New York