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Daytona Beach police officer adopted this 'frozen puppy' rescued from river 1:04

Daytona Beach police officer adopted this 'frozen puppy' rescued from river

Dog latches onto rope with its teeth to escape frozen lake 1:01

Dog latches onto rope with its teeth to escape frozen lake

‘Puppy Bowl XIV’ casts a sloth, spotlights rescue pups from hurricane-devastated areas 3:34

‘Puppy Bowl XIV’ casts a sloth, spotlights rescue pups from hurricane-devastated areas

Howls of happiness in lost dog's reunion 1:03

Howls of happiness in lost dog's reunion

Injured kitten makes strides towards walking at Sacramento SPCA 0:36

Injured kitten makes strides towards walking at Sacramento SPCA

Check out some of Front Street's dogs as it holds free adoption special 0:30

Check out some of Front Street's dogs as it holds free adoption special

'He's a super good boy.' 3:20

'He's a super good boy.'

Meet Furiosa, a kitten found dangling from a fence and brought to the Sacramento SPCA 0:35

Meet Furiosa, a kitten found dangling from a fence and brought to the Sacramento SPCA

See her joy as shelter puppies brighten cancer patient's day 1:54

See her joy as shelter puppies brighten cancer patient's day

Meet Mango, the Santa Rosa rescue dog who'll play in this year's Puppy Bowl 1:15

Meet Mango, the Santa Rosa rescue dog who'll play in this year's Puppy Bowl

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‘We are doubling dogs up.’ Bradshaw shelter has more than 180 pups in need of homes.

Sacramento County’s Bradshaw Animal Shelter is packed with dogs – more than 180 of them.

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Low-risk anesthesia better for stressful dental work

My parents have a 12-year-old toy poodle named Spike whom they love dearly. Spike is as cute as he can be, but boy, does he have bad breath. My dad won’t get his teeth cleaned, though, because that means putting him under anesthesia, and he’s afraid Spike will die.

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Commentary: How to help 'man's best friend' in the Year of the Dog

As people around the world prepare to ring in the Year of the Dog, it's worth noting that for many dogs around the world, the year ahead will be nothing to celebrate. We call them "man's best friend" while often treating them like our worst enemies. But there are simple steps that all of us can take to help improve their lives.

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For the rest of us, a Super Sunday chew toy

It’s Game Day. A player steps onto the field, ready to face off in a ferocious contest of strength, agility and mental focus. Millions of passionate viewers in living rooms across the country have gathered to watch him compete in one of the year’s most anticipated, uniquely American TV events. The weight of expectation — from fans, teammates and sponsors alike — is almost palpable in the air.

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Dogs can get the flu – but can’t share it with humans

The city of San Francisco and the province of Ontario, Canada, are the two latest areas where canine flu is making an appearance. The virulent respiratory disease has hopscotched the continent, with only four states remaining free of it: Alaska, Hawaii, Nebraska and North Dakota. Where it lands depends in large part on how social and mobile dogs are in particular areas.

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Dog latches onto rope with its teeth to escape frozen lake 1:01

Dog latches onto rope with its teeth to escape frozen lake

‘Puppy Bowl XIV’ casts a sloth, spotlights rescue pups from hurricane-devastated areas 3:34

‘Puppy Bowl XIV’ casts a sloth, spotlights rescue pups from hurricane-devastated areas

Howls of happiness in lost dog's reunion 1:03

Howls of happiness in lost dog's reunion

Injured kitten makes strides towards walking at Sacramento SPCA 0:36

Injured kitten makes strides towards walking at Sacramento SPCA

Check out some of Front Street's dogs as it holds free adoption special 0:30

Check out some of Front Street's dogs as it holds free adoption special

Video shows Bradshaw shelter's kennels full of dogs 0:42

Video shows Bradshaw shelter's kennels full of dogs

'He's a super good boy.' 3:20

'He's a super good boy.'

Meet Furiosa, a kitten found dangling from a fence and brought to the Sacramento SPCA 0:35

Meet Furiosa, a kitten found dangling from a fence and brought to the Sacramento SPCA

See her joy as shelter puppies brighten cancer patient's day 1:54

See her joy as shelter puppies brighten cancer patient's day

Meet Mango, the Santa Rosa rescue dog who'll play in this year's Puppy Bowl 1:15

Meet Mango, the Santa Rosa rescue dog who'll play in this year's Puppy Bowl

Daytona Beach police officer adopted this 'frozen puppy' rescued from river

A pit bull puppy rescued by animal control officers from under a bridge in Daytona Beach, Florida, amid freezing temperatures on Jan. 18, was adopted by Daytona Beach Police Officer Kera Cantrell on Feb. 5, 2018.
Daytona Beach Police Department via Storyful
Daytona Beach police officer adopted this 'frozen puppy' rescued from river 1:04

Daytona Beach police officer adopted this 'frozen puppy' rescued from river

Dog latches onto rope with its teeth to escape frozen lake 1:01

Dog latches onto rope with its teeth to escape frozen lake

‘Puppy Bowl XIV’ casts a sloth, spotlights rescue pups from hurricane-devastated areas 3:34

‘Puppy Bowl XIV’ casts a sloth, spotlights rescue pups from hurricane-devastated areas

Howls of happiness in lost dog's reunion 1:03

Howls of happiness in lost dog's reunion