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These Service Dogs Spent a Day at Disneyland and the Photos Are Adorable

Canine Companions for Independence

Disneyland is the most magical place on earth. That doesn’t mean humans are the only ones who can enjoy it. Recently, a group of service dogs got to have some fun in the park. A group of dogs working with Canine Companions for Independence, a nonprofit group that provides highly trained assistance dogs to help people with disabilities for free, got to take a field trip to Disneyland.

This may look like a fun trip, but these dogs were busy at work.

Disneyland is a pretty stimulating environment, which means there are plenty of distractions for these dogs: the smells, the people, the characters. It wouldn’t take much for a working dog to forget he is at work and start playing around and running wild in the park.

They are being trained to maintain their composure in any setting. No matter where they are, they need to be able to work with their owners and be completely focused on their needs. If they can stay focused at Disneyland, they can stay focused anywhere.

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Dog Who Was Burned In A Fire Reunited With Vet Who Saved His Life

dog burned in fire reunited with vet who saved his life

Photo:Facebook/ Jupiter Pet Emergency & Specialty Center

This guard dog was rescued by firefighters who found him chained to a tree at a homeless camp during a fire in West Palm Beach, two years ago.

It suffered third-degree burns and howled with pain when rescuers rushed him to Jupiter Pet Emergency and Specialty Centre.

“The little guy was burned up pretty good,” Captain Gordon stated. “Even when we grabbed him, he was very distressed. I was concerned whether he would live.”

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New Loving Owner Saves Obese Golden Retriever From Being Euthanized And Helped Him Lose 100 Pounds

kai the golden retriever transformation

Kai the Golden Retriever weighed a astounding 173 pounds when Pam Heggie started fostering him — more than 100 pounds overweight for an adult golden retriever.

Her veterinarian, told her, “This is the most overweight animal I have ever seen.”

Kai’s previous family took him to the vet to be euthanized because he had a hard time getting up. However, the vet stepped in and contacted the Misfits of Alberta Animal Rescue, which helped put Heggie together with Kai.

She didn’t even know where to start when she started fostering him.

When she first got home with Kai, he was so overweight it took him 20 minutes to climb the stairs and get through the door.

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Dying Veterans Last Wish To Be Reunited With His Dog Granted In Emotional Reunion

Albuquerque Animal Welfare

The dying wish of a veteran to see his beloved dog for one final time has been granted.

69-year-old John Vincent asked a social worker if he could say one last goodbye to his five-year-old Yorkie, Patch.

Without a second thought, employees at both the hospice care and Albuquerque Animal Welfare, where Patch was up for adoption, arranged to have Mr Vincent’s wish met.

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Grandpa Brings Dog To Furniture Store To Make Sure She Likes Chair Too

grandpa brings dog to shop for new chair

photo: Aleecia Dahl

Aleecia Dahl’s grandfather didn’t want a dog at first, then everything changed. But then he met Coco.  “Coco is the dog Grandpa never wanted but cannot live without.” The pair are inseparable and even enjoy lounging together in Grandpa’s favorite chair and when it was came time to buy some new furniture, it was so important to her grandfather that he find a chair that would fit both him and Coco, so he took her shopping to find the perfect fit.

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This French Bulldog Spent The ENTIRE Weekend Staring At A Fish Tank

dog spend entire weekend looking at fish tank

We’ve all spent a weekend on the couch staring at the television. Well Sophie the French Bulldog has a similar approach to vegging out for a few days. She spent the weekend in her jammies, perched on an ottoman, gazing intently at a fish tank. It was the doggy version of a Netflix binge, and Sophie refused to look away, even for food.

The pictures show Sophie absolutely mesmerized. When her ottoman is moved, she simply adjusts her angle to get a better view. When her owner puts a towel over the fish tank, she sticks her head under it giving her a personal theater. Nothing stops the fish tank marathon.

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Stray Dog Can’t Stop Smiling After Being Rescued Off The Street

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Surviving the streets of Brooklyn New York City is no easy feat for a human, let alone a dog. Such was the case for Brinks, until he met a special human named Jon, who happened to be out walking his own dog Demo one day when his life would change forever. Brinks, an outgoing pup, went over to the two of them to say hi, and all three hit it off instantly.

Jon took Brinks home with him, and went out aggressively searching for his owners, posting missing dog flyers, canvassing his neighborhood. After he was unable to successfully locate Brinks owners, he adopted him into his home, at 11 months of age. Today, Brinks is a remarkable 13 years old and still as happy as the day they found each other.

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