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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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Devastated Dog Mom Blames Airline For Her Dog’s Death After Unexpected Layover

Earlier this month, an Oregon woman suffered the tragic loss of her Golden Retriever, Jacob, after ...

5 Ways You May Be Unintentionally Hurting Your Dog’s Feelings

A Harvard psychologist recently declared that when dogs dream they are likely reliving their experi...

This State Has Proposed A Bill To Offer A Tax Credit For Adopting A Shelter Pet

Senators Peter Courtney and Alan Olson feel that the citizens of Oregon deserve a tax break for ado...

URGENT: Blue Buffalo Food Recall – MUST READ

A third dog food brand has issued a voluntary recall this week due to possible aluminum metal cont...

Police Officer Dives Into Frozen Lake To Save Stranded Dog

An adventurous mixed-breed dog owes his life to heroic and dedicated Vancouver Police Constable, Pe...

Adorably Distracted Beagle Steals The Show At Westminster Agility Competition

Mia the Beagle may not have bagged a blue ribbon at the 2017 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show‘...

10 Natural Ways to Relieve Canine Joint Pain

It’s difficult to see your dog in pain. When you take a pet into your home you promise to love...

20+ Dog Breeds That Are Predisposed To Ear Infections

According to claims submitted to Trupanion Pet Insurance, the average cost to treat a canine ear inf...

K9 Officer Cannot Contain His Love For His Partner During Professional Photo Shoot

It’s customary that officers who work with K-9 comrades have official photos taken with their...

Ailing Senior Dog Needs Our Help To Get Well & Find A New Home

A tiny long-haired Chihuahua named Bella was surrendered into the care of The Pet Rescue Center in ...

Couple Spreads The Word About This Accidental Poisoning After Tragically Losing Their Two Dogs

A Utah family wants pet owners to be aware of a winter hazard far more deadly than frostbite. Katri...

How Often Should You Clean Your Dog’s Ears?

Ear infections are the second most common reason dogs visit the vet, so tending to your pup’s ...

Matted Stray Underdog Becomes Westminster Wonder Dog

Buster – a mixed-breed former stray – is certainly no show-circuit pedigree, but come t...

Innocent Service Dog Avoids The “Death Penalty” Thanks To DNA Evidence

It’s a story perfectly suited for Law & Order: Canine Unit. Jeb, a 2-year-old Belgian Ma...

Celebrities Give A Voice To The Forgotten “Outdoor Dogs” In This Heartbreaking Video

It’s an issue that doesn’t receive nearly as much attention as dog fighting or blatant ...

Puppy Found By Dumpster, Sold Online & Abandoned On A Doorstep Finally Gets Rescued

Poor little Snowflake has had an incredibly rough start to her short life. At just 5 weeks old she ...

Paralyzed Dachshund Dumped In Trash Bag Gets A Wheelchair & A Forever Home

A good Samaritan in Philadelphia made a heartbreaking discovery on January 18 – a beautiful l...

Woman Honors Her Mother’s Final Wish With A 20th Birthday Party For Her Beloved Dog

Before Pattie McClung’s mother passed away 6 years ago, she asked her daughter to please care...

2 Hero Dogs Step In To Save A Tiny Puppy Someone Threw In The Trash

The morning of Tuesday January 31 began just like any other for a police officer in Novo Horizonte,...

Three Rescue Dogs Find The Perfect Match With Their Three Adopted Human Siblings

It’s hard to believe that Curtis and Roberta Griner could become even more inspiring. The cou...

Dog Helps His Young Master Rescue A Mama Goat & Her Newborn Stranded In The Snow

Hamdü Sena Bilgin is only 11-years-old, but she already has more responsibility than many people t...

Dog Reunites With His Favorite Toy After 5 Years

When Finn the Dachshund was just a mini weiner, his favorite toy was a delightfully squeaky rubber ...

Dying Dog Abandoned In Wheelbarrow Gets A Miraculous Second Chance

On the afternoon of November 1, 2016, an emaciated, paralyzed German Shepherd named Cubby was surre...

The Price Is Right’s “Pet Adoption Week” Showcases Shelter Cuties Hoping To Find Homes

It’s nice to know that the legacy of animal advocacy started by The Price Is Right‘s B...

This Year’s “Puppy Bowl” Will Feature 3 Adorable Special Needs Pups

On February 5th at 2 PM EST, the 13th Annual Puppy Bowl will premier on Animal Planet to the deligh...

Cat-Loving Boxer & Her Two Feline BFFs Team Up To Foster Kittens In Need

Suzie the Boxer loves kittens. In her 7 years of life, she has helped her mom, Kelly Hartman, foste...

NHL Coach Skips All Star Game To Be With His Deployed Son’s Sick Dog

Fans of the Columbus Blue Jackets know that Coach John Tortorella is a devoted family man. His son ...

Dog Wouldn’t Stop Following Animal Control Officers, So They Gave Her A Home And A Job!

In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, Animal Control officers from Charlotte, North Carolina responded ...

25 Incredible Dog Tattoos That Prove Puppy Love Is Forever

Is there any truer expression of devotion than having your loved one’s likeness permanently e...

UPDATE: Second Graders Raise $450 In One Day For A Rescue Dog’s Surgery

Update: The generous, dog-loving students in Miss Sharp’s second grade class got a major surp...