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Were There Dogs on the Mayflower?

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If you were on a voyage to a new land, would you want your dog’s companionship and protection? There’s solid evidence that some of the Pilgrims did. There were at least two dogs on board the Mayflower when it left England in 1620, bound for the New World.  

As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, Vetstreet talked with Chris Messier, a living history interpreter...

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Lady Gaga Has an Adorable New Puppy

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Lady Gaga has a new member of the pack. On Monday night, the singer shared a sweet photo on Instagram where she’s introducing the adorable puppy to her two older French Bulldogs, Koji and Miss Asia. “I'm proud to announce we added a new member to the #JOANNEfamily,” she wrote. “I haven't named him yet but I call him both cowpig and moopig in the meantime!” Joanne is the title of album Lady Gaga...

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Viral Photo: Hiker Runs Into Hillary Clinton on Chappaqua Trail

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Like many of us when we’re down, Hillary Clinton and her husband decided to take their dogs for a long walk in the woods on Thursday. An upset Clinton supporter, Margot Gerster, was also taking her young daughter for a hike to clear her mind — and that’s when she ran into the former Democratic presidential nominee. Gerster shared a photo on Facebook that showed her and her daughter posing with...

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Viral Debate: Is This Animal a Cat or a Dog?

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Perhaps in need of a distraction from election coverage, the Internet has a new debate: whether Atchoumlooks like a cat or a dog. It turns out that the subject in the photos is a hairy Persian cat from Canada who’s become Internet famous. Atchoum, 2, was adopted by a groomer in Quebec and has a rare congenital condition called hypertricosis (also known as werewolf syndrome), which causes fast and...

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Neil Patrick Harris Adopts Adorable Puppy

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The actor and his husband, David Burtka, and their 6-year-old twins now have another adorable member of their family. Little Gidget was rescued from the streets in Thailand and brought to the U.S. by the North Shore Animal League America. "She's so affectionate, sweet and friendly," said the group’s Cindy Szczudlo. "She loved playing with the cats in my office. She just has an amazing...

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