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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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Sly Stallone Posts Tribute To His Beloved Dog 41 Years After “Rocky”

The 1976 Oscar winning film Rocky launched its unknown leading man and screenwriter, Sylvester St...

Deaf Disabled Dog Diagnosed With Cancer Becomes Honorary K9 Officer

A very inspirational – and very adorable – dog named Shakes has been named an honorary ...

Group Of Rescue Dogs Welcomes A Mini Cow To The Pack

Janice Wolf has turned her lifelong dream into a reality at Rocky Ridge Refuge in North Arkansas. A...

6 Medical Conditions Dogs Can Sense

To understand why dogs are so incredibly gifted at sniffing out medical conditions (not to mention ...

Ancient Dog Thought To Be Extinct Is Rediscovered In The Wild

For decades, researchers have feared that the rare New Guinea Highland Wild Dog had gone extinct. I...

Woman Raises More Than $20,000 For Abused Special Needs Dog

You can learn a lot about Wink’s story from his 2 favorite songs. His adoptive “grandpa...

Firefighters Rescue & Revive Lifeless Dog Pulled From Apartment Fire

This past Tuesday, Los Angeles dog mom, Crystal Lamirande arrived home to an unfolding nightmare. H...

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 ...