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Britain’s biggest dog is 7ft and weighs the same as a baby elephant

<b>At seven-foot long and weighing the same as a baby elephant, there’s no doubt that Balthazar is larger than average.</b><p>But a recent trip to the vets …

Great Dane

Retake Quiz

Which German Shepherd should give you an oddly specific compliment?<p>Pick A German Shepherd And Get An Oddly Specific Compliment<p>You got: Nibbles<p>Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.<p>You got: Dread Pirate Roberts<p>You got: Flynn<p>You got: Brie<p>You got: Bond<p>You got: Charm<p>You got: Soft Serve<p>You got: …

German Shepherd

What Are the Proper Purposes of a System of Schooling?

Source: Creative Commons on Flickr<p>Before one develops anything, one should have a pretty clear idea of its purpose. What is the thing you are …

Education

Family dog shot after escaping yard: 'Everybody knows her'

Luna the pit bull terrier has a brown spot between her ears, a marking that Maritza Galindo's children say looks like the moon, and that led them to insist that she be named after it.<p>Her sons, ages 3, 7, and 8, have been asking about the family dog constantly since she disappeared Thursday …

Pets

Zachary Quinto posted a heartfelt tribute to his dog, and grab all of the tissues

The relationship between a dog and its owner is pretty sacred. There’s a lot of love and connection between people and their pets. And it’s never …

Star Trek

Dog makes a run for it ... cage included

This dog has probably been planning an escape for months. It's been quietly sabotaging all the other cages and changed the paperwork so it didn't end …

Lifestyle

Adopt a pet: Labrador retriever mix is a calm, sweet girl

<b>Breed:</b> Labrador retriever mix <b><br>Age:</b> 6 years <b><br>Gender:</b> Spayed female <b><br>Size:</b> 50 pounds<p><b>Jewel’s story:</b> Jewel is a little bit shy and needs time to get to know …

Labrador Retriever

Found atop a gasoline tank, German shepherd has new home

There are all kinds of places to find pet dogs, such as pet stores, animal shelters and classified ads.<p>The top of a 70-foot gasoline tank? Not …

German Shepherd

Therapy Donkey Helps A Special Needs Girl Speak Again

Some people believe the whole therapy animal thing is out of control, but if you think about it the "therapy" most of these animals provide involves …

Autism

Dog owners protest Quebec's decision to eventually ban pit bulls

Provincial legislation aims to enforce stricter rules against dangerous dogs<p>Quebec's new controversial legislation which aims to crack down on …

Canada

Great Job, Internet!: Get to know that radical skateboarding French bulldog

A few days back<i>,</i> we bore witness to the canine incarnation of sunglasses and a backwards hat doing little doggie kick-flips on a skateboard as kids and adults alike looked on in awe. Well, now it’s Friday afternoon, and after some highly journalistic digging around on Instagram, we are happy to …

French Bulldog

The great crate debate — readers weigh in

I received quite a few comments on the letter about the Great Dane that is kept in a crate all day and at night. Some of you thought I didn’t go far …

Great Dane

Watch the funny moment a friendly dog scares a bouncer into leaping over a fence

The Leeds doorman takes no chances as a Staffy trots towards him.<p>A doorman for a bar in Leeds was caught on CCTV showing off his moves.<p>But he wasn't …

Labradoodle Cooper reunited with owner after boarding wrong flight

<b>A missing labradoodle named Cooper, which sparked a major hunt after boarding the wrong flight in Canada, has been reunited with his owner.</b><p>The puppy was due to fly from Nova Scotia on Wednesday to stay with family in Newfoundland, but landed in Ontario.<p>On arrival, flight staff took Cooper outside …

Pets

Are cats smarter than dogs? Watch Coco the cat solve an IQ puzzle for dogs

She only cheated a little bit.<p>It's a question that cat lovers and dog fans have debated for centuries – but which are smarter, aloof felines or man's …

Wildlife

Anthony Atamanuik Shares His Secret To Impersonating Donald Trump: Be A Shih Tzu

Anthony Atamanuik, star of Comedy Central’s new late night series <i>The President Show</i> debuting next week, explained to Stephen Colbert how he plays …

Shih Tzu

Dad takes daughter's best friend to father-daughter dance

Russ Saputo of Elkhart, Indiana, asked his daughter's best friend to accompany him and his little girl to the school's daddy-daughter dance.

Compassion

5 Animal Friendships That Are More Supportive Than Any Relationship You've Had

Honestly I have been obsessed with animal friendships since the dawn of the internet.<p>However, if you brought in an analyst to interpret my internet …

Relationships

Houston man sends ex-wife heartbreaking birthday card for their dog

Leave it to a cute pup to mend all wounds. A Texas woman's tweet has gone viral after her ex-husband sent their dog a birthday card attached with a …

Houston

Match for mutts? New website helps people adopt the best dog

There's a new way to find the perfect family dog.<p>The founders of the website How I Met My Dog say people usually select a pet based on appearance and …

Why do we love our pets so much?

Since time immemorial, humans have kept animals for companions. Pets are known to provide physical and emotional benefits, not only in terms of …

Wildlife

A Pug Festival Is Touring The UK (And They Want You To Volunteer)

Count us in.<p>Clear your calendar because a pug festival is coming to the UK and the organisers need your help.<p>Pugfest, billed as “the UK’s only official pug festival”, is advertising for volunteers to help during its upcoming tour.<p>The doggie-filled festival will be in Birmingham (14th May), Margam …

Festivals

Pet prices top £3,500 in a YEAR when you add it all up - but which pets cost the most?

April is National Pet Month , but have you ever stopped to consider how much your furry or scaly friend is costing you?<p>The cost of owning a pet can …

Budgeting

Nevada Senate OKs bill to give inmates choice on pet care

Corrections officials would have to ask Nevada jail and prison inmates what they want to happen to their pets while they're incarcerated under a bill …

Charlotte

Michigan Dog Hospice Gives Unwanted Senior Pups a Place to Be Loved and Adored

The name offers a hint about the kind of dogs this program is dedicated to.<p>Senior canines can find a warm and welcoming home here, regardless of …

Pets

Heartbreaking Video of Dog Who Doesn’t Understand Why She is Being Returned – Help Her Find a Forever Home

Any animal lover will immediately tell you their dogs are family. We shower them with toys, treats and would ultimately do anything to ensure their …

Vegan

Berkeley, California Man Demonstrates the Method He Used to Train His Cat to Walk on a Leash

Doug Meyers of Berkeley, California offers helpful advice about teaching a cat to walk on a leash. Through his videos, Meyers offers real-life …

Pets

'Dog Whisperer' Cesar Millan helps veteran with PTSD, reveals how to calm stressed dogs

When a U.S. Army veteran was having serious problems with his service dog potentially harming his toddler son, he knew just whom to call.<p>Animal training expert and "Dog Whisperer" Cesar Millan came to the rescue when Jay Kohne, a veteran who has post-traumatic stress disorder, was looking to …

Cesar Millan

The Women Fighting For the Right to Get Your Pets Stoned | Broadly

Like most, social media can be a dangerous habit for me. Day or night, I'll endlessly scroll through photos and videos of gorgeous selfies, food porn, and dank memes without an end in sight. But one evening, the scrolling came to a halt when I came across a video posted by my friend Erin, of her …

Cannabis