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Funny Video: Otters Adorably Freak Out Hearing Their Favorite Caretaker's Laugh

Update 03/11/2015 08:10 AM Originally posted 03/10/2015 12:30 PM

A wise woman once said, "You don't know what love is until you've learned how to enchant a group of otters." That wise woman is me after watching this video.

The furry stars of this clip live at the New Forest Wildlife Park in Southampton, England, and they adore their caretaker – like they "would hold a boombox playing Peter Gabriel with their little paws outside her house for 24 hours" kind of adoration.

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Couple Shocked to Find Cremated Cat Back from the Dead (Sort Of)

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Couple Shocked to Find Cremated Cat Back from the Dead (Sort Of)

Update 03/10/2015 07:40 PM Originally posted 03/10/2015 04:50 PM

Zombie cat has been one-upped. Amigo the kitty not only returned from the dead, he came back to life after being cremated ... or at least that's what his owners thought at first.

According to Metro, John and Margaret Ross's cat named Amigo recently went missing from the couple's home in Hackney, England. Shortly after the pet's disappearance, a cat was run over and killed in the neighborhood. The Rosses were heartbroken to discover the deceased feline looked just like their sweet Amigo.

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Is Poisoning Show Dogs More Common Than We Think?

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Is Poisoning Show Dogs More Common Than We Think?

Update 03/10/2015 05:45 PM Originally posted 03/10/2015 03:45 PM

The dog show world was turned on its head last week after Jagger, a prize-winning Irish setter from Belgium, died after allegedly being fed poisoned beef cubes at the prestigious Crufts dog show in the U.K.

Now the British Kennel Club is looking into reports that several other dogs have fallen ill since attending the same show – including a report that a shih tzu, who was also at Crufts, has died, although nothing has been confirmed.

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The Daily Treat: Dog Saved from Life in Sewer and Given a Second Chance

Update 03/09/2015 07:40 PM Originally posted 03/09/2015 04:30 PM

There are myths about alligators living in the sewer, but for Bitty the dog, life underground was a sad reality.

According to the Huffington Post, the tiny pooch was found by Los Angeles-based animal group Rescue from the Hart malnourished and soaking wet in a California storm drain.

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Pig Is the Leader of the Pack at Dog Obedience Class

Update 03/09/2015 06:40 PM Originally posted 03/09/2015 05:30 PM

You can't teach a old dog new tricks, but you can teach a pig all kinds of canine moves.

Amy the six-month-old pig is quickly becoming the top dog in her obedience class full of pooches, reports The Seattle Times.

Along with the commands and tricks, the 45-lb. swine has also learned more advanced challenges like the chutes, teeter-totters, jumps and balance beams.

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Funny Video: You Must See This Goat Dressed as Elsa from Frozen

Originally posted 03/09/2015 05:00 PM

Frozen hit theaters back in November 2013. Well over a year later, thousands of Frozen-inspired memes, fan creations, parody videos and whatnot have led us to this: an eighteen-second video of a goat dressed as Elsa.

Meet Peppa Lass, a Nigerian Edward goat and the hoofed star of the Denman's Critters farm. According to the video description, because Peppa Lass loves dressing up and posing for the camera, her owners thought that putting the Elsa costume on her would produce a little magic to dispel the snow.

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Dog Recovering After Being Shot and Left for Dead on Railroad Track

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Dog Recovering After Being Shot and Left for Dead on Railroad Track

Update 03/06/2015 06:50 PM Originally posted 03/06/2015 09:40 AM

Police are searching for the person responsible for shooting a dog and tying her to railroad tracks in Tampa, Florida.

Cabela, a young pit bull mix, was found shot and bleeding on Wednesday afternoon after authorities responded to reports of gunshots fired in the Sulphur Springs area, WTSP reports.

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Toddler Gives Dog Patient a Check-up

Originally posted 03/06/2015 12:30 PM



The doctor will see you now – and she's totally adorable!

The medically inclined toddler in this YouTube video thinks now is the time to check this dog's vital signs – and the test results are off-the-charts aww-mazing.

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The Daily Treat: Shelter Cat Is a New Mom to Kittens – and Puppies!

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Shelter Cat Is a New Mom to Kittens – and Puppies!

Originally posted 03/06/2015 11:50 AM

Say hello to Super Mom.

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Adopt Me! Snuggles Wants to Get Comfy on Your Couch

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Adopt Me! Snuggles Wants to Get Comfy on Your Couch

Originally posted 03/06/2015 09:00 AM

Home. Some pets never have one to call their own. We'd like to help change that by introducing you to an extraordinary adoptable pet every week. Today, meet Snuggles, a Australian shepherd/sheltie mix currently residing at the SPCA of Westchester in Briarcliff Manor, New York.

This adorable 25-lb. girl came to the shelter as a stray on Dec. 1. Shelter staff describe this pretty blonde as a mature girl who is calm and mellow, the perfect companion for a like-minded human.

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