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Cormorant Minnesota Mayor Duke


Duke, a dog, wins third term as mayor

Nine-year-old Duke, a Great Pyrenees, handily won another one-year term as mayor of the small northwestern Minnesota town of Cormorant, Detroit Lakes Online reports.

Cat attacks pitbull

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Cat sees pack of pit bulls and protects home

Nobody puts Baby in a corner.

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Four-eared cat adopted

'Batman,' born with four ears due to a genetic condition, is adopted from the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society.


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Study: Female cats more attuned to kittens than males

A new study shows that female cats respond differently to their kittens than male cats.

Unlucky pets dachshunds

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British study finds unluckiest pet names

A study by Co-op Insurance found the five unluckiest names for cats and dogs.

The study, reported by Mirror in the U.K., says a dog named Charlie and a cat named Oscar cost owners hundreds in…


Flight attendant adopts stray dog half a world away

A German flight attendant had her life veer into a Disney movie territory when she adopted a stray dog from the streets of Buenos Aires.

Dog's nose closeup

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Man adopts stray dog that shadows him for 155 miles

A stray dog that joined Scottish man Dion Leonard at the starting line of a 155-mile ultramarathon across the Gobi Desert goes from running companion to pet.


Woman allows car to be destroyed to rescue kitten

A kitten was saved by chainsaw-wielding mechanics after it had crawled into a woman's car dashboard and wouldn't come out.

Dog's nose closeup

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Family dog detects cancer in toddler

A dog in England sniffed out that its owner's daughter has an aggressive form of cancer.

Pinky the Flamingo

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Pinky the flamingo dies after attack

Pinky, a flamenco-dancing flamingo and animal ambassador at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, died Tuesday after being attacked by a park guest, authorities said.


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