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Dina Fantegrossi

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Dina Fantegrossi was a veterinary technician for more than 15 years before embarking on a career in writing. She has a soft spot for special needs pets and currently has 3 senior age rescue dogs - Finch, Rosie and Kio.

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Judge Sentences Caitlyn’s Abuser For Putting Her Through “Hell On Earth”

The case hailed as one of the worst incidences of animal abuse in history reached its conclusion to...

TV Doc Is Brought To Tears By Video Tribute To His Dog Of 17 Years

You may recognize the handsome Dr. Travis Stork from his stint as The Bachelor, and his run as a T....

Biker With A Heart Of Gold Adopts 18-Year-Old Shelter Dog

Julep’s story is all too common. The senior Pit Bull-type dog found herself in the care of Hu...

Labrador Retriever Named America’s Favorite Breed For 26th Year In A Row

Each year the American Kennel Club (AKC®) compiles a list of the most popular dog breeds in the c...

Why Do Dogs Sneeze When They’re Excited?

As a dog parent, you’ve likely experienced at least one of the following scenarios. 1) You ar...

Harry Potter Actor Tearfully Reunites With His Dog 2 Weeks After Near-Death Crash

Jim Tavaré is a British actor best known for comedic performances on ITV’s The Sketch Show a...

Anonymous Hero Adopts Pitiful Dog & Transforms His Life

Tom spent the first 4 years of his life chained to a tree in a sparse, sun-baked Alabama backyard. ...

URGENT: Multiple Brands Of This Popular Dog Snack Recalled Due To Salmonella

EuroCan Manufacturing announced a voluntary recall yesterday on one lot of its Barnsdale Farms, Ho...

Formerly Abused Shelter Dog Leads Her Adopter To Naked, Freezing Toddler

More questions than answers currently surround the story of a 3-year-old girl located in the nick o...

Why Losing A Dog Can Be Even More Painful Than The Death Of A Loved One

Has a friend ever confided in you that the loss of their dog caused more grief than the death of a ...

Urgent Shelter Dog Is Rescued & Reborn Thanks To His Foster Mom

Nicole Pitts was already a seasoned foster mom when she met Eric the dog through LifeLine Animal P...

Actress & Athlete Combine Their Passions To Help Veterans & Homeless Dogs

Gorgeous actress, Kate Upton, supports homeless dogs. Her fiance, Detroit Tigers star pitcher, Just...

BREAKING NEWS: Blue Buffalo Announces Yet Another Recall

Blue Buffalo, a company surrounded by controversy due to several shocking recalls over the past few...

Peanut Butter Portraits Help Senior Shelter Pups To Find Loving Homes

Casey Elise is a professional photographer and lifelong animal lover. She began volunteering at the...

Proposed Bill Hopes To Put Fake Service Dogs Out Of Service

Yet another state is taking aim at the shameful trend of passing off household pets as service dogs...

Child’s Act Of Kindness Inspires Others To Pay It Forward For Shelter Dogs

Most 4-year-olds look forward to spending their birthday and Christmas money on toys. Jaxton Betsch...

Movie Star Dog Surprises Young Cancer Patient In The Hospital

12-year-old Brooke Mulford loves animals, especially dogs. When the movie, A Dog’s Purpose ...

Police Rescue Dog During Blizzard & Then Learn Her Tragic Backstory

New York Port Authority Police Officers Nicholas Armenti, Manny Luongo and Steve Corrigan captured ...

5 Secrets For Establishing A Successful Tooth Brushing Routine With Your Dog

For some of you lucky paw-rents, brushing your dogs’ teeth is simple. You just grab the tooth...

Texas Bill Aims To Regulate Dog Tethering Laws

Earlier this month, the Washington state Senate unanimously passed a bill to regulate and restrict ...

Tiny Dog Demands Kisses From Her Human Dad

Chihuahuas are known for their deep devotion to their favorite humans, but Chloe takes it to a whol...

More Shelters Are Removing Breed Labels So Adopters Can Choose With Their Hearts

There’s no such thing as second chances when it comes to first impressions. That’s why ...

Two-Legged Rescue Puppy Will Walk Right Into Your Heart On His New Prosthetic Legs

Life did not get off to a promising start for Cupid. The adorable fluffy puppy was found sealed in ...

UPDATE: DNA Test Proves Alleged “Wolf Hybrid” Is Just A Dog

Updated: 3/20/2017 The story of Capone – beloved pet to the Abbato family of Colorado for 10 ...

Vet Mistakenly Euthanizes Dog, But She Fights To Survive Against All Odds

Brittany Turnbill took her 8-year-old Shih Tzu, Sugar – whom she lovingly refers to as her &#...

Patrick Stewart Fosters A Pit Bull & Falls In Love At First Sight

Just when you thought Patrick Stewart couldn’t get any cooler, the iconic actor behind Star T...

Blood Donor Dogs: These Unsung Heroes Could Save Your Pup’s Life

Accidents, illnesses and complicated surgeries can leave patients desperately in need of blood tran...

Puppy Who Survived Heroin Overdose Has Found The Perfect Adopter

A once frightening story has a beautiful happy ending! Just 2 weeks ago it looked as if a tiny Chih...

New Study Reveals That More Homeless Animals Are Getting A Second Chance At Life

We’ve all heard the heartbreaking statistics: ‘X million’ dogs and cats end up in...

“Borrowed” Dog Brightens The Days Of Woman With Alzheimer’s Disease

Brothers Richard and Martin Dawson care for their elderly grandparents who live in an apartment att...