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Great Dane Zeus Takes Top Honors As Tallest Dog In The World

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Sick Doggie
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Bigger IS Better

I pretty much love anything comically oversized, and that goes double for  animals. So you better believe I’m a little bit obsessed with Zeus, the 44-inch tall Great Dane that took top honors as the tallest dog in the world. The Otsego, Michigan, pup is just three-years-old, and stands 7-feet 4-inches when on his hind legs. He weighs a lean 115 pounds, and eats up to 12 cups of food a day (aw, a growing boy!). “Zeus is an awesome dog,” said his owner Denise Dorlag. “The only downside is that everything costs more; the food, medicines, transport. We had to get a van to be able to transport him, oh, and if he steps on your foot – he leaves bruises!” We bet! [Discovery]

The New Monkey Breed Looks Freakishly Like Messed Up Artwork

You might have heard that scientists discovered a new breed of monkey in the Democratic Republic of Congo, one of which was apparently being kept in captivity by a local schoolteacher like it was no big deal. You might have also heard about a woman in Spain who attempted to restore a 19th century fresco by Elias Garcia Martinez, but ended up botching it beyond belief. What do these two things have in common? Keep reading »

9 Animal Movies To Make You Weep

Sad movies exist in every genre. Romance is obviously full of weepers, and plenty of dramas have enjoyed yanking your heart out and showing it to you as you stagger out of the theater. Even an action or sports movie can reduce the tough to tears if done right. (“Field of Dreams,” anyone?)

But there’s one little genre that seems hellbent on making us cry, and that’s animal movies. They’re fiendishly clever about it, too, luring you in with promises of being child-friendly, heartwarming and fun before killing off a fuzzy protagonist or two. They’re worse than horror movies, because at least horror is honest about the body count.

In honor of taking the plunge (again!) with ”Finding Nemo 3D,” we have compiled nine of the most heartbreaking animal weepers in cinematic history. Read it only if you have something soft to hug. Read more…

The World Is Cheering For Obie, The Dachshund Biggest Loser

Anderson Meets Meow
Anderson Cooper interviews a 39-pound cat. Read More »
Spanx for cats?
cat spanx
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Sick Doggie
This man helps his sick dog sleep better with nightly swims. Read More »

This is Obie, who is quickly gaining fame in his quest to lose weight and become the Dachshund Biggest Loser. His story began when a relative of his owners, an elderly couple in failing health, asked the Oregon Dachshund Rescue for help. They’d been showing Obie love with food and were unable to provide him with physical activity, and now this pup was in trouble. The organization posted a plea on Facebook: could someone foster Obie and help him get healthy? Nora Vanatta, an EMT and veterinary technician from Portland, stepped up to the plate, and when Obie arrived from Seattle, he weighed a whopping 77 pounds. Now this sweet pup is in the process of losing 40 pounds on a low-fat, high-protein diet, and inspiring other overweight canines to get fit with his “Biggest Loser, Doxie Edition” Facebook page, which already has over 33,000 fans. “My hope is that he can be an inspiration to any person or animal trying to lose weight,” says Vanatta. Obie, we’re all cheering for you. [OregonLive]

Puppies — Great Present Or Greatest Present?

Gosling Vs. Puppies
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Puppy Cheats Death!
Harper the pitbull puppy survives and thrives! Read More »
A Furry Christmas Present

Is there anything better than puppies? No. The answer is no. [YouTube]

Baby Panda At The San Diego Zoo Gets Adorable Belly Rub

Walrus Cuddle
Winona has a new life goal: cuddle a baby walrus. Read More »
Newborn Gorilla!
Just a newborn baby gorilla looking cute. Read More »
Catroulette
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Tummy Rub!

Stop what you are doing right now and prepare to squeeeee your heart out. It’s time for a baby panda belly rub! The baby panda born in July at the San Diego Zoo had his third medical examination recently to ascertain the gender (it’s a boy!) and enjoy a good old belly rub. This sweet little guy is finally getting fuzzy and adorable, so you know what that means: time to donate to the Send Jessica To The San Diego Zoo Fund! Please give generously. [Guardian UK]

Meet The Cat Of Your Dreams On Catroulette

Presidential Cats
Cats who look like famous White House inhabitants. Read More »
This Cat Is Mayor
A cat named Stubbs is the honorary mayor of an Alaskan town. Read More »
Cats & Lasers
cats and laser pointers
It's the cat video to end all cat videos. Read More »

Remember the weird social experiment that was Chatroulette? It’s mostly populated with dudes who want to show their wangs to strangers, which is why we’re way more into the animal version of Chatroulette, appropriately titled Catroulette. Catroulette shows you tons of live video feeds of cats doing exactly what cats do — scratching themselves, grooming themselves, looking bored. But the best part? Every cat on Catroulette is up for adoption! Most of these cats seem to live in Germany or something (so international!). But even if you can’t adopt, it’s a great timewaster. So many adorable buddies! [Catroulette]

Vice Makes A Lil Bub Documentary, Of Course

Lil Bub in NYC
The world's greatest cat-cident! Read More »
Cats & Lasers
cats and laser pointers
It's the cat video to end all cat videos. Read More »
No Cats Guys For Me
Ami won't date a man who has pet cats. Read More »
Needs More Bub

If you’re anything like me, you think Lil Bub is maybe the finest cat thing on the planet. The perma-kitten with stunted legs, bug eyes and a perpetually limp tongue has become an insta-celeb in influential cat video circles. Which is why Vice up and decided to make a documentary following Lil Bub’s provocative exploits. We can’t wait for the full-length Bubathon, so in the meantime, here’s a Bubful teaser. Stay tuned! [YouTube]

Squeal For These Pet Piggies On Instagram!

No Cats, Please
Ami won't date a man with a pet cat. Read More »
Sick Doggie
This man helps his sick dog sleep better with nightly lake swims. Read More »

AMI: Do you want to see Pigstagrams?

JESS: (pause) Wait, what?

AMI: Do you want to see Pigstagrams? Keep reading »

The Dumbest Animals On Earth

It is said that pigs are intelligent creatures, an asset that would probably serve them better if they were not so delicious. But if pigs are among the smartest of beasts, which are the dumbest? We talked to a variety of experts from zoos and pet stores whose opinions helped us make up this list. Read more…

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