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Marvin Visits on Wet Nose Wednesday

Marvin, the 5-month old Staffordshire Terrier mix visited the studios for Wet Nose Wednesday.  Marvin is one great dog.

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Tom Cook’s Workday Dog Break – Dog Plays Pool Better Than Most People [Video]

There are people out there who are extremely good at playing pool. I am not one of those people. I like to think that I'd be able to hold my own against the average person, but I'm not sure if I'd be able to hold my own against this dog.

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Category: Animals, Videos
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Tom Cook’s Workday Dog Break – Dog Sings Along To ‘I Will Always Love You’ [Video]

This dog either loves or hates Whitney Houston's hit song "I Will Always Love You" from the movie "The Bodyguard". It's kind of hard to tell.

This bulldog's name is Fred and he's quite the crooner.

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Category: Animals, Videos
Courtesy of Jeff Musial
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Jeff Musial – The Animal Guy Coming to East Grand Rapids in November

Good news animal lovers, Jeff Musial - The Animal Guy is coming to East Grand Rapids on Nov. 23.

You might know him from his many appearances on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," "The Today Show," "iCarly" and "VH1 Big Morning Buzz," among others. Now, he's bringing his educational education to West Michigan!

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Motley from Crash’s Landing is the perfect cat for any household

Just like every household is unique, so is every cat.

Sometimes cats need to be placed into a home that can meet certain needs for the cat, but sometimes cats are ready for anything.

Meet Motley, the perfect cat for any household.

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Aww… Little Girl And Her Horse Are Best Friends [Video]

Kids usually form special bonds with their pets. Whether it be a fish, a hamster, a cat, a dog, a bunny, or a horse, kids just have a love for animals that is pretty much the cutest thing ever.

This little girl named Emma and her horse Cinnamon just met each other, but they've already formed a very special bond. I love it!

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Do Cats & Hammocks Mix Well? [Video]

I enjoy a good hammock. There's something great about laying in a hammock on a warm summer day listening to music, or reading a book, or taking a nap that just makes life seem great. But, I never thought about getting a hammock for my pets. I don't know that my dog or rabbit would enjoy one much.

The owner of Timo the cat, however, figured that Timo might like having his very own hammock. The question is, though, do cats and hammocks mix?

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Category: Animals, Videos
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Tom Cook’s Workday Dog Break – Adopted Dog Thanks His New Owner [Video]

I have long said that adopting a dog is one of the most rewarding experiences in the world. Dogs that you rescue from shelters just seem to love you more than dogs that you can purchase from a pet store or puppy mill.

This video shows exactly why I've always thought that. Watch this newly adopted dog attack its new owner... with love.

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Category: Animals, Videos
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“Moe” Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday

Moe the dog, a very sweet puppy, captured the hearts of our staff this morning as he came to visit for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Tom Cook’s Workday Dog Break – Toddler & Dog Sing The Blues [Video]

I'm pretty sure that when you mix a kid, a dog, and music, the video that you make as a result is an automatic hit. Dogs are cute, kids are cute, and everyone loves music. It's really a win all around.

Today, I came across this video of an adorable little boy playing the harmonica while his best friend (the family dog) "sings" along.

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Category: Animals, Videos
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Homeless Man’s Dog Waits Outside Hospital for Two Weeks While Owner Recovers [Video]

This is a pretty amazing story, and a pretty awesome display of just how loyal dogs are!

Late last month, a homeless man in Brazil named Lauri da Costa showed up at a hospital after someone hit him in the face with a rock. It turned out there were some underlying issues, so Lauri has been in the hospital for two weeks. His dog, Seco, has been waiting for him outside of the hospital every since.

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Category: Animals, Videos, Weird News
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Ottawa County Will Now Use Goats to Kill Invasive Plants

The Ottawa County Parks Department has a new approach to getting rid of the invasive plants in the area - goats.

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