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You may have heard about Olympic slopeskier Gus Kenworthy's effort to adopt stray dogs in Sochi, Russia. Now many other Olympic athletes and Sochi residents are doing the same, Today reports. Kenworthy is back home in Telluride, Colo. He delayed his return from Sochi to complete the adoption of four stray puppies and their mother. It was not an easy process. Kenworthy was unable to keep the dogs with him after deciding to adopt them while in Sochi. "I tried to take them and bring them into the Athletes' Village with me, but you're not allowed to do that," Kenworthy said last week. "But I've come and seen them every day, and been feeding them." Kenworthy posted pictures of himself with...

"Little" Debbie is one lucky dog. The year-old Pit Bull was found starving and abused in a neighborhood near Miami, Fla. She was also missing a front paw, which had been severed, according to the Orlando Sentinel. Courtesy of ABC, 2013. Debbie has since been fitted with her final prosthetic and adopted by a Florida couple. Found and rescued by several children playing in the area, Debbie was brought to one of the children's mother, who bandaged her injured leg and called Animal Services. Michelle Rodriguez, co-founder of 1 Lucky Dog Rescue, was then contacted about taking Debbie. "She was very scared but very sweet. We don't know what happened to her paw, but because it was taken off so...