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Brave 11-Year-Old Fights Off Pit Bull to Save Little Sister

During their morning walk to school in Dublin, Georgia, 11-year-old Maleik Carr and his 5-year-old sister Jalia have to pass a neighbor's yard that houses two unchained, but fenced-in, pit bulls. On Monday disaster struck, as something had made a large hole in the fence over the weekend. When the dogs saw the siblings coming they darted through the hole and began attacking Jalia.

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Puppies keep boy warm
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Lost Boy Survives By Cuddling With Puppies

Last Wednesday, a 10-year-old boy with Down syndrome was found alive in the woods after he went missing from his home the previous day. But here's the part that the internet will love -- he survived by huddling with a pack of puppies for warmth. Sadly, no cats or corgis were involved as far as we know.

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Amazing Dog Saves Baby’s Life

Dogs really are man's best friends. They’re adorable and they look out for us humans when things go awry. Recently we’ve met the German Shepherd who found a missing doctor, a Chihuahua who sniffed out two lost girls, and now, the rescue dog who saved a baby’s life.

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Man Wrestles Gator to Save Dog
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Florida Man Wrestles Gator to Save Beloved Dog

We already knew that dogs love their masters, but how far will a pet owner go to protect their beloved pooch? In Florida, a 66-year-old grandfather recently wrestled a seven-foot alligator to save his West Highland Terrier. Answer is, pretty far, apparently.

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Sébastien GARNIER, Flickr
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Man’s Best Friend May Also Be Children’s Best Friend Since Study Reveals Dogs Keep Babies Healthy

The positive effects dogs have on the mental well-being of their adult owners has been well-documented.

Now a new study suggests that the presence of our furry best friends also acts to keep babies healthier.

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Nathan Rupert, Flickr
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Dogs Hit the Waves in Canine Surf Competition

Over the weekend 50 dogs took part in the seventh annual Loews’ Surf Dog competition. We’ve known dogs love to surf ever since the days of Spuds Mackenzie, but to see that many canines getting together to “hang ten” was quite a sight.

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How Much Alike Are You and Your Dog? You Might Be Surprised

There’s an old adage that says people and their dogs eventually start to look alike. But new research shows the type of dog we choose actually has a lot to with how well they match our own personalities, too.

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Are Chicken Jerky Treats from China Making Your Dogs Sick? [VIDEO]

Pet owners be warned. Your dog may love an occasional treat, but a bad batch of chicken jerky manufactured in China has reportedly made scores of dogs sick in recent months.

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