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VIDEO: Man Beats On Fake Dog To See How People Will React

OckTV thought it would be a great idea to put a fake dog and add crying sound effects in a bag to see how people would react to him abusing the animal.


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Study Backs Pets as Presents, But Holdouts Remain

Giving a puppy or kitten to the pet lover on your list is a gift idea animal activists have long warned people to avoid. But a national animal welfare group says the fears of pets being rejected or returned are unfounded.


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A Look Back: The Most Heartwarming DC Pet Stories Of 2011

As the year comes to a close, let’s look back at a few fun and furry stories involving our loving pets in the D.C area.