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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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Tom Cook’s Workday Dog Break – Now With Cats!

I know that usually my workday dog break only features, well, a dog. But, today I came across a video that both dog AND cat lovers will enjoy!

Meet cats Finn and Frankie. They love to cuddle their friend Jetta the dog, and it looks like they also want to make sure the dog gets nice and clean.

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Category: Animals, Videos
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Adopt Mirabelle from Crash’s Landing

There's no need to let the fun stop once spring break is over.

Adopt Mirabelle from Crash's Landing and your whole family will have great memories to share for years to come.

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Tom Cook’s Workday Dog Break – Big Dog Is Afraid Of Tiny Leaf

I can't lie, I love doing my "workday dog break" for a couple of different reasons. First of all, I love sharing these adorable dogs with all of you. But a close second is that I love taking time out of my day to find these videos (and watch them).

Today, I came across another great one. In this video, a "big, vicious" dog meets its nemesis - a tiny leaf. 

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Category: Animals, Videos
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Tom Cook’s Workday Dog Break – Basset Hound Clown Car

I have a soft spot in my heart for basset hounds. I have one of my own (named Chester), and he's quite the character. So, I love when I come across videos of other awesome and super cute bassets.

I came across this one today - it's a video of what I can only refer to as a "basset hound clown car."

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Category: Animals
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The Mad Hatter Visited for Wet Nose Wednesday

Mad Hatter, that's his name, believe me, came to visit our studios for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Baby Elephant Tries To Ride A Giant Ball [Video]

I write a lot of blogs about dogs and ducks, I know. But, I love all members of the animal world equally. So, today I thought I'd share this video of a really cute elephant attempting to ride on a giant ball.

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Category: Animals, Videos
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(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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A Pet Fish? Believe it! [VIDEO]

Pets.  We love them.  They're dogs, cats, bunnies, birds, all sorts of critters.  But, a fish?

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Kids handling spring chicks? Beware of Salmonella.

Spring chicks become very popular each Easter.

Many children see them or handle them in feed or pet stores. Some families bring spring chicks home and raise them.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture reminds us of the risks of handling live poultry.

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