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The world’s oldest golden retriever just turned 20 years old

The world’s oldest golden retriever just turned 20 years old

A golden retriever named Augie recently turned 20 years old and in doing so set a new record, becoming the world’s oldest golden retriever. August, better known as Augie, celebrated her landmark birthday surrounded by her pet parents, her friends (including fellow golden retrievers) and of course, birthday cake! According to blog Golden Hearts, Augie was born on April 24, 2000. After being re-homed twice (due to no fault of her own), she eventually landed with her current pet parents…

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Dog rescued by lifeguards after falling 60 feet while chasing rabbit

Dog rescued by lifeguards after falling 60 feet while chasing rabbit

Lifeguards from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) in the UK rescued a dog after he fell 60 feet from a cliff while chasing a rabbit. According to Cornwall Live, Ronnie, a Jack Russell-corgi cross, was being walked by his owner along the top of the cliffs between Perran Sands and Perranporth, on the coast of Cornwall, when he caught sight of a rabbit and chased the rabbit in the direction of the cliff edge. By the time Ronnie’s owner,…

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Here’s how to make dog friendly watermelon ice cream with just 2 ingredients

Here’s how to make dog friendly watermelon ice cream with just 2 ingredients

As summer continues to heat up, what better way to cool off your dog than with ice cream? It’s delicious and is sure to get their tail wagging. A tasty ice cream treat is a fun way to have your dog celebrate the summer festivities with you and more importantly, it puts a smile on their faces. While store-bought doggie ice creams are cool (pun intended), making your own ice cream and then watching your dog enjoy your creation is…

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Tips for keeping your pet safe during fireworks celebrations: Human Society

Tips for keeping your pet safe during fireworks celebrations: Human Society

With the 4th of July around the corner, Americans are getting ready to once again enjoy the booms and flashing lights of fireworks. But did you know that fireworks can be scary for pets and can even be overwhelming and dangerous? On Fourth of July celebrations, many pets become so frightened by the noise and commotion of fireworks that they run from otherwise familiar environments and people, and sadly become lost. Humane Society has provided tips on keeping your pet…

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How to keep your dog safe in the garden and away from toxic plants: Dogs Trust

How to keep your dog safe in the garden and away from toxic plants: Dogs Trust

As the UK’s summer continues to heat up and we spend more time at home with our four-legged pals, charity Dogs Trust revealed tips on how to make sure your garden is dog-friendly. According to the charity, all plants could cause your dog issues if they eat a lot, so they advise to always keep an eye on your dog in the garden. With a bit of training, a dog can make a wonderful gardening companion! Toxic Plants If your…

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Humans make mini double-decker bus so bulldog with arthritis can go downstairs

Humans make mini double-decker bus so bulldog with arthritis can go downstairs

Seeing a dog on a bus is usually enough to put a smile on people’s faces but to see a much loved bulldog with mobility issues riding in his own little electric bus? That is beyond adorable. A new video is making the rounds showing a cute bulldog with arthritis using a stairlift constructed to look like a double decker bus. The bulldog’s humans made the electric bus so that he can climb down the stairs pain-free. The video, shared…

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Uber Pet officially launches in Australia and New Zealand after successful trials

Uber Pet officially launches in Australia and New Zealand after successful trials

Uber Pet, Uber’s pet friendly option, officially launched today in Australia and across select cities in New Zealand. The feature officially launches on the Uber app after successful trials across cities in New Zealand and Australia. Uber Australia and New Zealand general manager Dom Taylor said the response to the Uber Pet trials had been “incredibly positive”. “It was clear that for many pet owners, especially those without their own car, simple things like taking their pet to the vet or visiting friends and family…

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Pets allowed on Auckland trains after overwhelming public approval

Pets allowed on Auckland trains after overwhelming public approval

Passengers in Auckland, New Zealand are now able to bring domestic pets enclosed in suitable carriers or pet dogs that are leashed and muzzled on board. Auckland Transport had carried out two trials and surveyed train customers before it announced that its trial of pets on Auckland’s trains became permanent. Stacey van der Putten, Group Manager of Metro Services says the majority of people who completed the survey, support having pets on trains, with only 12% opposed. “Our customers have…

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TSA explosives-sniffing dog retires with tennis ball surprise

TSA explosives-sniffing dog retires with tennis ball surprise

A longtime and well-loved TSA (Transportation Security Administration) explosives-sniffing canine is calling it a career. TTirado the federal agent dog is retiring after serving with TSA for eight years. His last day on the job was May 29. Before fully retiring, TTirado used his masterful detection skills to sniff one last suitcase: his retirement gift! The suitcase was surrounded by balloons and once TTirado sniffed the suitcase his reward fell from the sky. The video captured below shows dozens of…

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Sightseeing at night and day in Bath, UK

Sightseeing at night and day in Bath, UK

Bath is not only something you do to relax from a long day, but it is also one of the most beautiful cities in the UK. Named after its Roman-built baths, Bath attracts tourists from all over the world with its magnificent architecture, vibrant atmosphere, and rich history. Did you know that Bath is also the only city in the UK to achieve World Heritage status? Among some of the must see sights are the Putney Bridge, the Bath Abbey…

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