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A family who lost everything in the 2007 San Diego, Calif., wildfires, including their dog Buddy, has been reunited with the missing pooch after seven years, according to the Daily Mail. #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-403472{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-403472, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-403472{width:520px;height:383px;display:block;} John Hartman and his family moved from San Diego to Oklahoma after the raging wildfires destroyed their home in 2007. The family also lost their 2-year-old black Labrador Retriever when the scared dog escaped the backyard. A vehicle passing by opened its door, and Buddy jumped right in....

THE HAGUE - The United Nations' top court on Monday ordered Japan to end its annual Antarctic whale hunt, saying in a landmark ruling that the programme was a commercial activity disguised as science. The Hague. Credit: Associated Press Tokyo said it would honour the ruling shortly after it was handed down at the Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ), but did not rule out the possibility of future whaling programmes. "Japan shall revoke any existent authorisation, permit or licence granted in relation to JARPA II (research programme) and refrain from granting any further permits," ICJ presiding judge Peter Tomka ordered. Tokyo was accused of exploiting a legal loophole in the...

Their happiness knows no bounds. These cows are over the moon when given the chance to frolic freely and enjoy the fresh air after difficult lives on a dairy farm. Share this on Facebook MORE ON PAWNATION: Two-Legged Dog Runs at the Beach Cat Caught Sneaking In Licks During Dog's Nap Time Penguin Just Wants Love...

After 17 months and 400 miles apart, a runaway Beagle is finding her way home, thanks to the dog's foster parents and a microchip. #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-783598{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-783598, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-783598{width:520px;height:383px;display:block;} | | Sassy the Beagle went missing October 2012 in Louisville, Ky., when her family let her out of the house. Cindy and Ernie Romans said Sassy had always come back to them. "We kept on waiting for her to come home because she always came home. Always ... except for this time," Cindy Romans told WAVE 3 News. The Romans looked for Sassy to no avail....

An increase in funding is improving the chances for New York City's homeless cats and dogs to find permanent homes and avoid euthanasia, as reported by the Daily News. According to Animal Care and Control of New York City, more than 20,000 cats and dogs found homes last year, which is an 11 percent increase over 2012. Credit: Getty Editorial In the same time frame, the non-profit AC&C has also helped reduce euthanization of the city's homeless pets by 30 percent. Officials say the number of animals saved can be attributed to a $5 million boost in funding, as reported by the Daily News. That money allows for more staff and additional services. "I think you see change happening almost...