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PetSmart Groomer Charged After 1-Year-Old Dog Dies

Henry suffered 2 broken ribs, punctured lung in 3 minutes in the store

(Newser) - A 1-year-old Dachshund named Henry died in the care of a California PetSmart on Sunday afternoon, and a groomer was arrested at the scene on suspicion of felony animal cruelty, reports NBC Bay Area . Police say that just three minutes after groomer Juan Zarate, 38, brought the dog into the... More »

Teen Who Lost Leg Rescues Dog Who Did, Too

Young amputee in Florida relates to rescue dachshund

(Newser) - NBC 6 South Florida has a story about a teenager who lost a leg in an ATV accident last year and is now adjusting to life with a prosthetic. The added twist, though, is that Sam Sartain's mom happened to be looking at a website for dachshund rescues... More »

Daring Dachshund Becomes First K-9 Diver

Russian dog has its own scuba suit

(Newser) - A Russian diving enthusiast has developed a scuba-diving dry suit complete with helmet, breathing mask, and oxygen source for his K-9 companion Boniface, the daring diving dachshund. The first experimental dive was declared a success by his owner who gave demonstrations over the weekend, though Boniface whined while underwater. See... More »

Dog Adopts Tiger Cub at German Zoo

Mom rejected cub after delivery last weekend

(Newser) - A tiger cub rejected by its mother shortly after birth last weekend is on its second canine mom. A dachshund belonging to the zookeepers adopted the spurned cub but later died. Now the dog's daughter, Bessi, is raising the infant she "fell in love" with, a rep for Germany's... More »

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