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25 Sep 2021
The dog has been a human companion for more than 18,000 years, making it one of the first domesticated animals in history. However, keeping dogs as a pet comes with a lot of responsibilities.
8 Jul 2021
A petition calling for the ban of the consumption of dog meat in Nigeria have garnered thousands of signatures online. Titled "Stop Nigeria's Barbaric Dog Meat Industry," the petition seeks a ban and shutdown of the dog meat trade industry in Nigeria. As at the time of this report, the petition which was filed on…
27 Feb 2021
Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs, which were stolen during a violent attack that left the dog walker shot in the chest, have been recovered unharmed on Friday. Los Angeles Police Capt. Jonathan Tippett said a woman who appeared to be "uninvolved and unassociated" with Wednesday night's armed robbery returned the two French bulldogs to the…
22 Aug 2020
Dog owners in Germany would soon be required by the law to walk their pets twice a day. According to the country’s agriculture minister, Julia Klöckner, the new law is being introduced based on evidence that many of the nation’s dogs are not getting the exercise or stimuli they need. "Dogs are not cuddly toys.…
11 Aug 2020
A stray dog in Brazil who kept showing up and waiting outside a car dealership in Brazil has been adopted and offered a customer care job. The stray dog was first spotted earlier this year waiting outside a Hyundai Prime branch by staff who assumed it would eventually move on. But the dog continued to…
31 Jul 2020
The first dog to test positive for the coronavirus in the United States has died, National Geographic magazine reported, after struggling with symptoms that may be familiar to many of the virus's human sufferers.
22 Apr 2020
Can dogs detect COVID-19? A British charity believes so, and has begun training canines to sniff out the coronavirus following previous screening success with various illnesses.
29 Feb 2020
A woman who is unable to have children has said her trusted dog is like a substitute daughter to her, and believes she should be given the same privileges as a child in a news by The Daily Mail Kate Taylor, 42, from Calne, Wiltshire, adopted her cross-breed Poppy, now 13, when she was only…
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3 Dec 2019
Light up the fire of love inside and blaze the thoughts away goes a popular saying but for a dog in Essex, it was an odd act of turning on a microwave that sparked a fire. According to reports, the husky which was home alone at the time inadvertently sparked a fire when it turned…
23 Aug 2018
Sony has announced that its Aibo robotic dogs infused with artificial intelligence will be unleashed on the US market by the year-end holiday season, with a price tag of $2,899 (N1051931.14). The sixth-generation mechanical pup combines robotics with image sensors and artificial intelligence, enabling it to learn behaviours and recognise faces, according to the Japanese…
14 Feb 2018
A dog, Angus Woolley, wants to contest in the governor race in Kansas in the United States. According to the dog's owner, Terran Woolley, and his wife who also serves as the campaigner and treasurer respectively, Wolley is a Republican and is running on the grounds that there is no age limit for those who want…
21 Nov 2017
Dog ownership is associated with a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease and death, according to a new Swedish study published Friday in the journal Scientific Reports.

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