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Go West, Young Dog, Because That's Where You'll Get Surfing Lessons

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 07.16.2014 | Green

What is dog surfing? It's a sporting event we can really get behind, is what it is. In early September, about 80 canine beach bums will take to the...

LOOK: Hero Dog Saves Puppy From Coyote

Posted 02.08.2013 | Good News

A maltipoo who saved a puppy from a coyote attack has people clamoring to call the her their own. Applications from across the country poured in fo...

Shelter Dogs Displaced By Hurricane Sandy Get A Second Chance

AP | Posted 11.19.2012 | Los Angeles

SAN DIEGO -- Sixty dogs and cats that were displaced by Superstorm Sandy have arrived in San Diego following a cross-country flight. The plane carryi...

Heroic Cat Takes Bullet For Kittens

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 07.27.2012 | Good News

They say a mother would do anything for her children. For proof, look no further than Cindy, a mother cat who literally took a bullet for her kitt...

PHOTOS: Woof! Surfing Dogs Take Over The Waves

Posted 11.26.2011 | Los Angeles

This weekend, canine surf-competitors and their owners flocked to Del Mar's Dog Beach for the 5th annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon hosted by the Helen Wood...