High-speed tracking dogs have been a game-changer in the fight against rhino poaching in South Africa. Their success depends on their ability to work as a team, which means they sleep and eat in the pack-sized enclosures shown above.
Zeb Towne, the elected dogcatcher of Duxbury, Vt. "I'm the only person in the country who gets elected as a dogcatcher. So, I'm awesome, I guess," says Towne.
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Barbra Streisand plays with her dog Samantha near her son, Jason Gould (left), and husband, James Brolin, in Paris in 2007. Samantha died last year, but Streisand now has clones of the dog.
Handler Bill McFadden shows Flynn, a bichon frise, in the best in show competition during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Dogs rescued from floodwater wait to be transferred to a shelter after torrential rains pounded Southeast Texas following Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey on Sept. 3, 2017 in Orange, Texas.
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Dallas Seavey poses with his lead dogs Reef (left) and Tide after finishing the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska, in March 2016. Seavey denies he administered banned drugs to his dogs in this year's race and has withdrawn from the 2018 race in protest.
At almost 17 inches, this boxer named Brandy had the longest tongue on a dog ever, according to Guinness World Records. She is pictured with owner John Scheid in Sterling Heights, Mich., in 2001.
Amy Walters from Copperas Cove, Texas, with a horse she rode as she rounded up lost cattle and brought them to the makeshift shelter in Beaumont, Texas.
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