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Dog Gets in Trouble, Sent Home with a Note from the School Principal

Duke, a Labrador Retriever, is gonna get it for sure! When I was a kid, nothing was worse than getting sent home by the principal. And that’s what happened to him. During the day, Duke routinely escaped his yard and hung out at a nearby school. The letter from the principal read in part: The other [...]

Dog becomes celebrity for his math skills

A labrador retriever called Beau has been making headlines due to his alleged mathematical abilities. The dog’s owner David Madsen claims that Beau is…

Trained Dog Can Detect Colon Cancer by Sniffing Poop

A dog owned by Japanese medical researchers has a remarkable gift for detecting colon cancer victims by sniffing their excrement. The black Labrador Retriever has a 95% accuracy rate: In the study, the retriever performed as well as a colonoscopy, a technique in which a fibre-optic tube with a camera on the end is inserted into [...]

The Most Heroic Animals of 2010

The Daily Beast collected stories of animal heroism from the past year that might make you a bit teary-eyed. The story of Angel the golden retriever is an example. Eleven-year-old Austin Foreman was gathering firewood near his home in Boston Bar, British Columbia, when he came face to face with a cougar. When the wild cat [...]

VideoSift Clips of the Week

(Links open in a new browser window/tab) Golden Retriever Takes on White Tiger Cubs Isabella, a golden retriever and recently a first time mom, adopted these three white tiger cubs after they were rejected by their mother at the Safari Zoological Park in Caney, Ks. Link Interview with Cyberstalking Suspect goes Pretty Well All hell breaks loose when a local [...]