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Theo and Beau: Beautiful images of boy and his rescue dog made into a book

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Last year, images of a boy named Beau and his puppy named Theo napping together touched the hearts of people across the globe. The photos were taken by California Bay Area mom Jessica Shyba who started posting daily naptime photos on her Instagram acco… [Read More]
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Oakland girl’s book soars to the top of Amazon best-seller list

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Abbey Richter is only 10 years old and she’s already a best-selling author. The Oakland girl’s first title, Lucky Leo, My Best Friend, touched people’s hearts with the story of her Shih Tzu getting bitten by another dog and making a miraculous re… [Read More]
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Parents tout 174-pound pit bull as the perfect family pet

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A New Hampshire couple is spreading the word that pit bulls can make great family pets. Pit bulls are often presented as mean and vicious killers in the media and Lisa and Marlon Grannan hope to shatter the stereotype by sharing the story of their swe… [Read More]
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Kids and pets: Readers’ adorable photos

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What do you get when you combine cute kids and their cute pets? Cute overload! Here’s a collection of adorable photos from our readers that will make you smile. If you’ve been on the fence about whether or not to get your kid that pet he desperatel… [Read More]

We want adorable photos of your kids with their pets

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This photograph of my two oldest kids holding their beloved cat Simba goes down as one of my all-time favorite images in our family photo album. It captures one of those moments when my highly competitive oldest daughter and her younger brother are do… [Read More]

See it: Newborn baby and pit bull puppy become best friends

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A YouTube video and a collection of Instagram photos showing the blossoming friendship between a newborn baby and a pit bull puppy are making people squeal with delight across the Internet. The video and photos have been shared and liked thousands of t… [Read More]

Photos: Kids reading to shelter cats make people across the globe smile

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A collection of photographs of children reading to shelter cats is melting hearts throughout the world. In one image a boy is fully absorbed in his book with a big orange cat curled up under his arm, while in another a girl is attempting to read yet in… [Read More]

Beautiful images of a boy and a shelter dog go viral

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A beautiful photo series featuring a boy sleeping with his shelter dog has inspired us to ask readers to send in images of their kids with their shelter dogs. Please email pics to moms@sfgate.com with the subject line “Kids and shelter dogs.” We’… [Read More]
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Viral video: Babies laughing at dogs

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Could there be a better way to start your Monday than with this collection of 23 video clips featuring babies laughing at dogs. The sounds of the babies’ gleeful giggles, ecstatic squeals and hysterical laughter is sheer bliss. And the dogs are all c… [Read More]

Hamster or dog? Which pets are best for kids

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All kids love pets, but not all pets love kids. Which fidos, fifis and other furry (or fur-less) friends are best for families? An increasing number of people are being infected with salmonella linked to pet turtles, the tiny varieties with shells less… [Read More]
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