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Celebrations that include loud fireworks often terrify dogs. Though there's not yet much science to confirm it, some veterinarians and pet owners say CBD, an extract of hemp or marijuana, can ease a pet's fear. Francisco Goncalves/Getty hide caption

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Older adults who own dogs walk more than those who don't own dogs, and that they're moving at a good clip, a study finds. fotografixx/Getty Images hide caption

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Dog Owners Walk 22 Minutes More Per Day. And Yes, It Counts As Exercise

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Researcher Alexandra Horowitz plays with her dogs Finnegan and Upton. She studies how dog's sense of smell influences their view of the world. Vegar Abelsnes/ Courtesy of Alexandra Horowitz hide caption

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"DoggoLingo" is a language trend that's been gaining steam on the Internet in the past few years. Words like doggo, pupper and blep most often accompany a picture or video of a dog and have spread on social media. Chelsea Beck/NPR hide caption

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The dogs that race in the Iditarod are well-trained and competitive. And, you know, sometimes they're a bit derpy looking. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Magician Juggles His Way Out Of Trouble With The Police

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Rumor the German shepherd basks in the attention after winning Best In Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday. She beat out a field of more than 2,800 dogs to take the top prize. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Cat breeder Anthony Hutcherson shows off a Bengal Cat on Monday in New York. The Bengal Cat will be featured at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in a non-competitive "meet the breeds" exhibition, where cats will be shown for the first time. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Cali is the nine-year-old miniature dachshund of Republican Rep. Ken Calvert of California. Love of dogs is a rare source of bipartisan agreement. Ailsa Chang/NPR hide caption

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Despite Partisan Rancor, Democrats And Republicans Can Agree On Dogs

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Comparative psychologist Claudia Fugazza and her dog demonstrate the "Do As I Do" method of exploring canine memory. Mirko Lui/Cell Press hide caption

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Your Dog Remembers Every Move You Make

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A relaxed, undrugged dog patiently waits its turn in the MRI scanner. The scientists' trick: Make it seem fun. Enikő Kubinyi/Science hide caption

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How A Dog In An MRI Scanner Is Like Your Grandma At A Disco

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What did she say? Eniko Kubinyi/Science hide caption

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Their Masters' Voices: Dogs Understand Tone And Meaning Of Words

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Dogs Block President Carter's Dream Of Wiping Out Guinea Worm

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Ginger, an English bulldog, stands watch while at work with her owner, Will Pisnieski, at Authentic Entertainment in Burbank, Calif., in 2012. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, 7 percent of employers allow pets at work. Grant Hindsley/AP hide caption

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Who Let The Dogs In? More Companies Welcome Pets At Work

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