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Kelli Bender

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Recent articles by Kelli:

Bark to School: Very Good Boy Can’t Wait to Get on Doggie School Bus

Rudy literally leaps at the chance to go to school → Read More

Beached Baby Dolphin Dies After Being Subjected to Stressful Photo Session

Onlookers took photos with ailing calf instead of trying to help the animal → Read More

Paw and Order: Watch Judge Judy Let Little Dog Loose in Courtroom to Choose His Real Owner

Every dog has its day. This dog's day just happened to be in court. → Read More

You Need This 90-Second Clip of a Sexy Vet Baby-Talking to Animals

Dr. Evan Antin knows the sweet words to soothe any creature, great or small → Read More

Ellen DeGeneres Won’t Call Her New Collection of Cat Products ‘Purrrfect,’ but It’s Pretty Close

“I felt I had to do it because my cats were livid when they found out I had a collection for dogs and not cats. Livid,” DeGeneres said. → Read More

Peter Dinklage to Game of Thrones Fans: Buying Direwolf Huskies Hurts ‘All the Deserving Homeless Dogs’

"Please, please, if you're going to bring a dog into your family, make sure that you're prepared for such a tremendous responsibility and remember to always, ALWAYS, adopt from a shelter," Dinklage said → Read More

VIDEO: Best Cat Dad Ever Turns 50 Cardboard Boxes into Massive Feline Maze

What do felines love more than one cardboard box? 50 cardboard boxes! → Read More

WATCH: Hedgehog Goes Through Roller Coaster Relationship with Giant Croissant in 60 Seconds

Empty carbs can be full of feelings. This Francophile hedgehog found himself embraced (literally) by a love affair with a giant croissant, and things got serious fast. At first the pet and pastry-shaped pillow were enjoying a state of shared bliss. The croissant was supporting the hedgehog (again, literally) and the animal was oozing appreciation for the flaky crusted food item. But when the… → Read More

Itty-Bitty Shelter Puppies Get Their Own Newborn Photoshoot, Might Be Cuter Than Babies

Photographer Kelly Frankenburg hopes her shots help these foster puppies find a forever home → Read More

Tiger Dies in Surgery at Florida Zoo a Year After Mauling Keeper to Death

The 14-year-old Malayan that fatally mauled Stacey Konwiser died during surgery at Palm Beach Zoo in Florida → Read More

Rabbit-Crazed Couple Turns Yard Into Magical Garden (with Maze, Treehouse and Bar!) for Their 30 Rabbits

The couple did most of the work on the elaborate Alice in Wonderland-themed garden themselves → Read More

Ian Somerhalder Shares How the Poop, Pee and Patience Involved in Caring for Kittens Prepared Him for Fatherhood

“I’ve learn to smile through cleaning endless amounts of poop and pee,” he shared → Read More

Watch the Emotional Moment an Air Force Sergeant Reunites with Her Canine Battle Buddy

American Humane helped retired military dog Rick find his forever home with his former handler and best friend → Read More

Caught on Film! Sighting of ‘Pinky’ the Very Rare Pink Dolphin Thrills Louisiana Locals

The famous dolphin was spotted with another pink porpoise → Read More

Assistance Dog Helps 11-Year-Old Who Can’t Stand on Her Own Accomplish Her Dreams

Perkins the assistance dog helps LanDan Olivia brush her hair, turn book pages and more → Read More

The Most Popular Cat Videos to Ever Grace the Internet

Give yourself a few minutes to celebrate #InternationalCatDay right → Read More

Why It’s Wrong and Unfair to Say Shelter Dogs Are Unhealthy

PEOPLE Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin wants you to know that most of the health problems recently adopted pets have are “no big deal” → Read More

Texas Family Claims Dog Died While Riding in Cargo Hold of United Airlines Flight

This tragic incident comes just months after the death of Simon the rabbit on another United flight → Read More

It’s #InternationalCatDay, So Of Course the Internet Is Celebrating with Its Favorite Feline Memes

It’s the most furry, feline day of the year: International Cat Day! → Read More

Good Luck Black Cat Saves Family of 8 From House Fire

Luna the cat continually pawed at Emily Chappell-Root until she woke up and saved her six children from the devastating fire → Read More