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Dog Buried Alive Is Rescued, Only to Be Euthanized

Richard Piquard has been charged with animal cruelty

(Newser) - Kaylee Belanger's Facebook post begins with a trigger warning: What follows is the lengthy tale of a dog that was allegedly buried alive, rescued, and euthanized in Massachusetts. The post was made Sunday night, hours after Belanger called the Northbridge Police Department to report that she found the elderly... More »

Dog Saved From Fire Revived After 20 Minutes

He needed mouth-to-snout resuscitation

(Newser) - California firefighters who spent 20 minutes performing mouth-to-snout resuscitation on a dog they rescued from a burning apartment are being hailed as heroes. The dog's owner, Crystal Lamirande, had just returned to her Santa Monica apartment Tuesday when a neighbor yelled there was a fire, the AP reports. Lamirande... More »

Doggone! Texas Mayor Resigns After Hiding Neighbor's Pup

Dogsitting politician claimed pooch died

(Newser) - It may have been nothing more than puppy love, but the mayor of a small Texas town has been driven out of office after it was discovered she secretly kept the neighbor's dog she claimed had died, reports the BBC. The Shih Tzu named Puddles was later spotted at a... More »

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