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Michigan Ranked 12th Most ‘Dog Happy’ State in U.S., According to Survey

Happy National Dog Day!

While we love our pups every single day of the year, today, August 26, is a special holiday to celebrate all the great things dogs do for us and to promote adoption.

How much do we love our dogs in Michigan? A ton, according to a new survey! Milo's Kitchen dog treats found Michigan to be 12th dog-happiest state in America.

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Family of Bears Enjoys Backyard Pool Party at Family’s Home

What's worse than a bear in your pool? Two? Three? How about six?

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More than 150 Crocodiles, Alligators Rescued From Toronto Home [Video]

Can you imagine having one full size crocodile living in your home? How about 150?

Last week over 150 crocodiles, alligators, and caimans were rescued from a home in Toronto where a man had been illegally keeping them as pets, ABC News reports.

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Michigan Cop Pulls Trapped Baby Skunk’s Head out of Yogurt Container [Video]

The poor little creature had managed to get its head stuck in a yogurt container, and couldn't get it out. Luckily for the officer, baby skunks can't spray quite the same way adult skunks can.

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People Are Scamming The Airlines To Get Their Pets A Free Flight [Video]

Have you ever been on a flight where another passenger had a pet with them? Maybe a little dog was riding in a carry-on bag under a seat? Or someone brought their kitty along? If so, you probably just assumed that the pet's owner either paid a fee to bring them along, or that the animal was on the plane because it was some type of support animal. But sometimes, that is not the case.

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Dentist From Minnesota Is in Hiding After Killing a Famous Lion In Zimbabwe [Video]

The hunter has quite literally become the hunted.

A 55-year-old dentist from Eden Prairie, Minnesota named Walter Palmer paid $55,000 to go on a big game hunting trip to Africa earlier this month. He's gone on these types of trips before, and whether or not you ethically agree with them, they ARE legal. Except what Walter ended up doing WASN'T.

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Baby Hedgehogs Sneezing Is the Epitome of Cute

Babies are adorable. Baby hedgehogs are adorable. Baby hedgehogs sneezing? Well, that's a level of adorable that we can't calculate.

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Beaver Attacks a Man While He’s Swimming [Video]

With all of the shark attacks occurring off the coast of North Carolina over the past month or so, people may forget that there's another ruthless predator in the water - beavers!

Sure, they're not as big as sharks and they're confined to freshwater lakes and streams, but they can dole out damage just like sharks, albeit on a smaller scale.

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Vietnam Vet Shot During Fight Over Sea Turtles [Video]

Here's a grouping of words that you don't see often: a Vietnam veteran was shot recently in Florida when a fight broke out over a sea turtle's nest.

A couple of "sea turtle enthusiasts", one of them a 72-year-old Vietnam veteran, went to the beach on Friday night to watch over a nest of sea turtles that were close to hatching. They were going to protect the tiny turtles and help them get to the ocean once they had hatched. Everything was going well until a random drunk dude stumbled upon them and started yelling and attempting to get a little too close to the turtles.

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Otis the Mini Pig Gets Stuck in the Cat Door [Video]

Otis is a mini pig and he really enjoys searching for food in the garage but unfortunately, he’s a little too short to open the door and walk out. Being the smart little thing that he is, he uses the cat door!

Unfortunately, he’s a little too chubby to fit through the door comfortably. 

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Yes, The Dog Olympics Are Real (And Totally Wooftastic)

The competition was dog eat dog at this gathering of pooches.

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Photos from the World’s Largest Dog Wash 2015

Thank you to everyone who came out to Fifth Third Ballpark today for the World's Largest Dog Wash! It was an incredible day and we were able to wash a ton of dogs while raising funds for Gilda's Club Grand Rapids' Youth Program.

Check out some photos from the day!

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