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9 of the world's largest dog breeds

The range of size, shape, color, personality and purpose for which dogs are bred is jaw-dropping. Over centuries, different dogs in different geographic locations have been honed by humans to play certain roles, from hunter to guardian, from herder to…

Dying rescue dog is a police K-9 for a day

Eddie the rescue dog doesn’t have long to live, but he certainly has packed a lot of adventures into his remaining time. Most recently, he got to suit up and be a police K-9 for a day, complete with answering…

Husky turned away for her 'weird' eyes gets a new home — and a big hug from the internet

About two years ago, a breeder in New Jersey brought a husky to a rescue group, saying he wasn’t able to sell her because she was “weird” looking. The dog — named Jubilee — had an eyelid condition that made…

Baby Chimps Visit The Forest For The First Time | BBC Earth

These baby chimps are learning all the skills they’ll need to survive on their own. This is their first visit to the forest since being rescued.Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub #Chimpanzee #BabyChimpRescue #AnimalRescue Watch more:Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylistBlue Planet http://bit.ly/BluePlanetPlaylistPlanet Earth II http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthIIPlaylistPlanet Dinosaur…

Firefighters save grove of trees in Australia that predate the dinosaurs

While firefighters — and a few very good dogs — scramble to get people and animals out of regions affected by Australia’s devastating bushfires, there are a handful of residents that would die before they flee. They trace their roots…

What does 'no-kill' mean at animal shelters?

In an ideal world, there would be no need for animal shelters. But stray and unwanted pets need a place to go and hopefully they wind up at “no-kill” facilities. But what exactly does “no-kill” mean? The answer isn’t necessarily…

What is moral grandstanding and are you guilty of it?

Ah, 2020. Here we are. Many of us have been anxiously awaiting this new year and the congressional and presidential elections it brings. As political campaigns kick into high gear this coming spring and fall, there’s no better time to…

How a small donation is bringing big changes to N.C. fire department

The fire department of Ahoskie, a small town in Eastern North Carolina, is about to get an upgrade. Thanks to a donation from renewable energy company Enviva, the fire department can buy new equipment and upgrade its training to help…

How Bear the dog is saving koalas injured in Australia's bushfires

The wildfires in Australia have been burning for months, and there are estimates that half a billion animals have lost their lives in the blazes. While the numbers are heartbreaking, there are rescuers who haven’t given up hope that there…

How you can help people and animals impacted by Australia's devastating wildfires

The wildfires in Australia have been relentless, burning for months. As of early January, more than 14.7 million acres have burned, and the fires continue to spread. At least 20 people and an estimated half a billion animals have lost…