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Here’s everything you might have missed in The Dogington Post’s dog news Week in Review!

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From inspiring stories, breaking news, advice for dog moms and dads, and tips for training your furriest family members, a lot happens in a week! Here are the top dog stories from this past week, all in one easy-to-read article!

How to Naturally De-Stress Your Dog (And Yourself!) This Summer


With summer storms well underway, the anxiety-inducing July 4th holiday quickly approaching, and travel plans on the calendar, we set out to find an easy and effective way for pet parents to ease anxiety and de-stress their dogs (and themselves!) without the use of harsh chemicals or dangerous drugs.…Continue reading

Texas Judge Orders Puppy Left in Hot Car Returned to Abusive Owner


A Texas judge has ordered that Annabelle, an 8-week old puppy left trapped in a hot car last week be returned to her abusive owner.…Continue reading

Man Awakes From Coma the Moment His Dog Enters the Hospital Room


The remarkable power of the human-dog connection was proven, once again, when a man in a coma was awaked the moment his dog entered the hospital room and barked.…Continue reading

Rabbit Hash, Kentucky Elects Pit Bull as Mayor

Rabbit Hash

For the fourth time in the tiny town of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, citizens elected a dog as their mayor. But, for the first time ever, a Pit Bull has been put in charge.…Continue reading

125-Pound, Drooling, Snoring, Gassy Mastiff Wins Top Honors as ‘World’s Ugliest Dog’

World'S Ugliest Dog

Martha, a 3-year-old Neopolitan Mastiff, won over the judges and the crowd for her drooling chops, excess skin and wrinkles in the 2017 World’s Ugliest Dog® Contest.…Continue reading

Oregon Dog-Lover Smashed Window to Save Dog Dying Inside a Hot Car

Smashed Window

A Portland woman didn’t hesitate to smash a car window to save a dog trapped inside and showing signs of serious distress.…Continue reading

Gorgeous! Check Out the Winning Shots in the World’s Most Prestigious Dog Photography Competition

Dog Photography
Maria Davison of Portugal won the Kennel Club’s Overall Prize, with this photo of a lab mix named Yzma.

Winners have just been announced in ‘The Kennel Club Dog Photographer of the Year’ competition. Just wrapping up their 12th year, with nearly 10,000 entries, from 74 different countries, and 10 different categories, this years’ entries are absolutely stunning!…Continue reading

Meet Jake, the Most Adorable Canine Water Boy in the World!

Canine Water Boy

He’s known as ‘the best darn dog in professional baseball.’ And that description couldn’t be more accurate! Though he’s best known for his duties as a canine water boy, this handsome doggo has lots of duties on the field!…Continue reading

Surveillance Video Captures Dognapper Stealing Dog from Backyard

Surveillance cameras were rolling when this woman stole a poodle from a home in the 4100 block of Minnesota in South City, Credit: KMOV

St. Louis Police and a devastated dog owner are hoping surveillance video footage can help catch the dognapper that entered her backyard and walked away with her beloved dog.…Continue reading

How Pet Parents Help Their Dogs Deal with Fireworks Anxiety

Fireworks Anxiety

It’s the single most dreaded holiday among pet parents. Independence Day, and the accompanying celebrations, are a major source of stress for dog owners, particularly for those pets that experience fireworks anxiety.…Continue reading

Power to the Paw! Pennsylvania Passes “Libre’s Law” Animal Cruelty Prevention Bill

Libre'S Law

Joined by Libre, a pup that suffered unimaginable abuse at the hands of his owners, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed landmark legislation to prevent animal cruelty in the state.…Continue reading

Kids Find Emaciated Dog Tied to a Tree Where She’d Been Starving for at Least 2 Months

Emaciated Dog

Two young kids playing in the woods made a shocking discovery last weekend when they found an emaciated dog tied to a tree where rescuers suspect she’d been trapped, starving, for at least two months.…Continue reading

Stray Dog Casually Wanders on Stage During Orchestra Performance – And Steals the Show!


Talk about an unforgettable performance! During an orchestra performance at a stunning outdoor festival, a stray dog casually wanders on stage – and immediately stole the show!…Continue reading

Petsitter Charged with Animal Cruelty After Leaving Dog in Hot Car to Go Shopping

Petsitter Charged

Police rescued a dog locked inside a hot car and charged a petsitter with animal cruelty after she was found shopping while the dog was trapped and suffering.…Continue reading

Police K-9 Drago Dies Alone and Trapped in Hot Patrol Car

K-9 Drago
K-9 Drago’s death is considered a tragic loss among members of the Cook County Forest Preserves Police K-9 Unit. Image via Facebook.

Cook County, Illinois Police K-9 Drago died from complications caused by extreme heat exposure after he was left unattended in his handler’s patrol car.…Continue reading

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