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Pickles: The Pup Who Saved the World Cup!

There have been numerous accounts of inspirational pooches, but none quite top that of Pickles who saved the Jules Rimet Trophy from being lost forever. Here is his story. © Trinity Mirror / Mirrirpix / Alamy Stock Photo The 1966 World Cup The 1966 FIFA World
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Laika: Orbiting Earth

Next month marks the 65th anniversary of the death of Laika, a stray dog sent into orbit around the earth by Soviet scientists at the height of the Russia-United States space race in the late 1950s. Tragically, her time in space aboard the spacecraft Sputnik 2
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Queen Elizabeth II: One incredible Lady and her Dogs

The world is mourning the loss of HM Queen Elizabeth II. Her reign of 70 years and 214 days made Her Majesty the longest serving British monarch in history. © Public Domain As family members, close friends, heads of state, politicians and members of the public
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The People of Ukraine: Love me, Love my Dog

When the Russian armed forces invaded Ukraine in February 2022, an estimated 12 million residents fled the war in a massive exodus. Some 3.7 million Ukrainians have left with their pets including dogs, cats, turtles, parrots and small animals. © Angelov / Adobe Stock An additional
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How to Train your Puppy

When you welcome a new puppy into your home, it’s important to train and socialise them when they are young, so they grow up into well-adjusted adult dogs. We’ve compiled a handy guide on everything you need to know about how to train a dog. ©
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Pet Rescuers: Life-Saving Dogs

Dogs are known for their loyalty and bravery. The 19th-century American writer, Josh Billings, once famously said, “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” © Noska Photo / Shutterstock.com His words are timeless, as the relationship between
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