Considering capybaras are essentially giant rats, they're actually pretty cute. Maybe it's the unparalleled authority that comes from being the world's largest rodents, but they seem like wise old men.
Case in point: Take this video, in which JoeJoe the capybara good-naturedly tolerates two husky puppies who are equal parts adorable and demanding.
Somebody get this super dog a cape!
A tiny Chihuahua named Chloe from Federal Way, Washington, barked until her sleeping family woke up during a house fire – and she's being credited with saving their lives.
"My mom's little 5-lb. Chihuahua started barking when she saw the smoke," Devon Whittlesey told ABC 13 News. "Smoke was pouring into my room. I dropped down to my hands and knees and crawled to the front door."
Whittlesey and two other residents made it out fast thanks to the barking, but Chloe wasn't so lucky.
Hope is a pup that certainly lives up to her name. Even though this dog has been through some rough times, her adorable and friendly demeanor has never waned and now it's paying off.
It's Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat month, and in honor of the wonderful rescue cats out there, we're introducing you to felines-in-waiting all throughout June. Today, we'd like you to meet Homer, a talkative 8-year-old tabby currently being cared for by the Home at Last Rescue of Berkeley, California.
These are the eyes of a curious cat. Though he may be a bit shy at first, when he's given the chance to relax, Homer is easygoing and affectionate.
When he wants attention, Homer is happy to let you know. "He will purr to no end with a little encouragement," reads his Adopt a Pet bio. "He loves to have his head, ears and belly rubbed and will quickly melt into a belly flop to have his soft underside pet."
The organizers of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest say that their annual event proves that beauty is in the eye of the beholder (or, more accurately, in the eye of the leash holder.) This year's winner, a Chihuahua-Shih Tzu mix named Peanut, is just the latest example of their unofficial motto. We're not sure what kind of effect that title has on a dog's self-esteem, but last night Jimmy Kimmel did his part to make sure that little Peanut feels better about himself.
Firefighters in Bakersfield, California, had to rescue a pit bull from a tight spot.
The puppy had its head stuck through the hub of an automobile wheel when its owner brought it to a Kern County fire station on Friday.
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