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The Queen’s corgis are dead: long live the ‘dorgis’

Willows death marks first time the monarch has not owned a corgi since the second world war The Queens last remaining corgi has died, it has been reported. Willow, who was almost 15, was put down after suffering from cancer, making it the first time the monarch has not owned a corgi since the end of the second world war. Willow was the 14th generation descended from Susan, a corgi gifted to the then Princess Elizabeth on her 18th birthday in 1944. The Queen has owned more than 30 dogs…

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Chris Evans shares the cutest video of his dog for National Pet Day

Like every day, today is one of those hashtag holidays. Specifically, it’s #NationalPetDay, which means friends, acquaintances, and celebrities alike are posting pictures of their animal pals. Marvel superstar and generally good dude Chris Evans tweeted a special video in honor of the day, showing the first time he ever met his dog, Dodger.  SEE ALSO: Everyone calm down about Chris Evans’ moustache for a second This was the moment we met our rescue and we just knew he was ours. Rescue dogs are the best! pic.twitter.com/0Q1yUpfOfe — Cyndi Cantu…

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Photographer Takes Portraits Of Dogs That Are Perfectly Imperfect

“One of my most passionate aims as an animal photographer is to capture the adorable subtleties that make all creatures precious and unique. I love every animal I have the privilege of photographing, but those perceived as different hold a special place in my heart. These are the canines who have lost a leg, been born without eyes, or are still showing the scars of former abuse,” says Cearns. “Most animals with ‘afflictions’ don’t dwell on them. They adapt to their bodies without complaint and they survive with determination. They…

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Its Unbelievable How Much This Scary Dog Changed In 8 Months After Being Rescued From The Streets

Last May, someone saw a starving pup wandering around in Croatia. The tiny creature was covered with mange, and his eyes were under attack by infection. According to some, Frodo looked scary like the devil. Nonetheless, he needed help and was soon taken to veteran animal rescuer Klaudija Sigurnjak. But even though nobody could save Frodo’s right eye, he proved to be the toughest fighter. Together with his fur, Frodo has regrown his spirit as well. “His transformation was phenomenal,” Sigurnjak said. “We never dreamt that he would be so…

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Gloomy Portraits Of Dogs That Seem To Fade Into The Paper

According to the Chinese zodiac 16th February will mark the start of The Year of Dog. Penovac is world-wide renown for his paintings of black cats that you can see here and here. What may be less known is his obvious love for dogs. He has 3 dogs so he is intimately acquainted with the nature of ’man’s best friends’. Although simplification is very important in Endre’s art he is able to capture perfectly the true identity of dogs. He brings them to life with his breathtaking technique in these…

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Offended by Koreans eating dog? I trust youve never had a bacon butty | Chas Newkey-Burden

Frightened animals being caged, killed and turned into food wed never dream of such evils in the western world, writes journalist and author Chas Newkey-Burden The meat industry Offended by Koreans eating dog? I trust youve never had a bacon butty Chas Newkey-Burden Frightened animals being caged, killed and turned into food wed never dream of such evils in the west would we? @AllThatChas Last modified on Thu 15 Feb 2018 09.20EST Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Labradors, beagles and chihuahuas are eaten in South Korea.…

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This Husky Wants No Part of His Owners Christmas Card

Although he’s not actually grumpy, Siberian husky Anuko, has become Internet-famous for his unimpressed demeanour. In fact, Anuko’s owner Jasmine tells Bored Panda: “He has a dark black mask around his face that makes him look that way. It runs in his family. His surly, steely expression isn’t down to any kind of innately grumpy character, quite the opposite in fact. He is actually a very relaxed and kind dog who shows a great enthusiasm for the fun things in life.” [source] Below are some hilarious photos from Jasmine’s attempted…

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Family discovers their dog survived deadly wildfire, was waiting for them to return

A family was elated to discover that their Bernese Mountain Dog, Izzy, somehow managed to survive the wildfires that have ravaged areas of California.  Jack Weaver and his brother-in-law Patrick Widen hiked miles to Weaver’s mother’s home in Santa Rosa earlier this week. Despite being turned away by police, the men managed to make their way to the property for an important mission.  SEE ALSO: Striking images reveal wineries devastated by wildfires Although most valuables had been destroyed in the wildfire that ripped through the city, the men returned to…

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576 border collies gathered together is the happiest place on earth

A magical thing happened on Sunday: 576 border collies with smiling faces gathered together, apparently breaking the unofficial record for the most border collies in one place at one time. The event, which was put on by the Border Collie Owners of South Australia, was held in Willaston Oval. The group confirmed on its Facebook page that 576 collies attended the event (though we have to admit, we see some Australian shepherds in there, but we’re not judging because they’re all good dogs). SEE ALSO: Dog and kitten are the…

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Stolen Dog Gets Brought Into Courtroom and Immediately Recognizes Real Owner

In a quirky case on Judge Judy, two dog owners claimed that another lady had purchased their lost dog from an unscrupulous seller and refused to return him. Judge Judy demanded that the defendants bring in the dog and let it loose. The dog excitedly ran to its real owner and the case was quickly closed. Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/videos/stolen-dog-gets-brought-into-courtroom-and-immediately-recognizes-real-owner/

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