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  • Brand X Files: 'Lost' finale explained? Kendra's porn tape payday. Rand Paul is the new Sarah Palin

     
    'Lost': Ruined by its own fans? The finale of a once-great series tells us everything we didn't really want to know. (Salon)Kendra Wilkinson's first paycheck for sex tape: $680,000! Ex-boyfriend is said to have 20 more tapes of pin-up. (Radar) Why you...
  • Your morning adorable: Miniature pinscher hops through tall grass

     
    When we first saw YouTube user 88nnaa's video, above, we squinted our eyes and thought to ourselves, "That has to be a rabbit ... right? Or a deer as viewed from a long distance?" It'd certainly be easy for the......
  • Western ranchers seek new ways to keep hikers, bikers safe from the guard dogs that protect their sheep

     
    Two sheep dogs' attack on a Colorado mountain biker has prompted ranchers in the West to seek better ways to manage the large dogs that protect their herds against predators. The American Sheep Industry Assn. has been working with state......
  • Brenda Barnette confirmed as L.A. animal services manager

     
    After more than a year without a general manager, the L.A. Department of Animal Services once again has an official leader. Brenda Barnette, who comes from the Seattle Humane Society and previously headed Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation, was........
  • American Kennel Club, Pfizer Inc. announce partnership for dog disease research

     
    TRENTON, N.J. — Pfizer Inc. said Wednesday its animal health unit and the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation entered an exclusive partnership on new areas of research on dog diseases and treatments. Pfizer said the goal is to strengthen......
  • Katrina rescue dog wins obedience title

     
    Debra Wood, a member of the Orlando Dog Training Club and an instructor for the club, shares this story about the Hurricane Katrina rescue dog she adopted. Debra writes:  Five years to the day after Hurricane Katrina ravished the Gulf Coast, leaving...
  • Tips for responsible dog owners

     
    From the Orlando Dog Training Club: The club will celebrate AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day with a presentation at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, on the first floor of the Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd. The initiative, supported by the...
  • Dogs and the city: Choose the breed that suits your lifestyle

    When moviegoers see "Sex and the City," they are treated to a story that focuses on the bond and companionship of four female friends and another variety of "best friend" dogs. Charlotte (played by Kristin Davis), Samantha (played by Kim Catrall),...
  • Dogs and the city: Choose the breed that suits your lifestyle

    When moviegoers see "Sex and the City," they are treated to a story that focuses on the bond and companionship of four female friends and another variety of "best friend" dogs. Charlotte (played by Kristin Davis), Samantha (played by Kim Catrall),...
  • Junior dog handlers prep for Hampton dog show

    If 11-year-old Mckenzie Dunford looks like a natural when it comes to handling show dogs, that's because she is. Not only did she grow up in a family where champion Akitas are an integral part of life, but she also made her first appearance in the ring...
  • Bulldog Ranked as L.A.'s Favorite Dog

    Bulldog Ranked as L.A.'s Favorite Dog
    LOS ANGELES -- The bulldog has replaced the Labrador Retriever as Los Angeles' favorite dog, according to a ranking released by the American Kennel Club. "Angelenos pride themselves on their uniqueness and originality, and they lived up to that by making...
  • All the dogs are teacher's pets in this class

    All the dogs are teacher's pets in this class
    You can always teach an old dog new tricks, insists Emily Boeshaar. "You just have to find the method." As a professional dog trainer based in Gloucester, Boeshaar teaches puppies and older dogs, little ones and big ones, in obedience. "My students...