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Molly Kimball And Ava (credit: CBS 2)

Young Brain Cancer Patient Loses Custody Of Helper Dog After Attack

To nine-year-old Molly Kimball, Ava, her 14-month-old dog is more than just a pet. Molly is battling brain cancer. Ava is being trained as her service dog, and while she is apparently devoted to Molly, there are questions whether the dog is a danger to other children.


German shepherd Chloe died in a fire just a month after being rescued from the frigid waters of the Hudson River. (Credit: AP)

NY Dog Dies In Fire A Month After River Rescue

A German shepherd who was pulled from the frigid waters of New York’s Hudson River last month after falling off her owner’s yacht has died in a fire.


Jacob the Labrador Retriever poses for the press during a news conference at the American Kennel Club January 26, 2011 to announce the top ten most popular breeds in the United States. The Labrador Retriever came in number one for the 20th consecutive year. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Labrador Retriever Named Most Popular Dog In US

The American Kennel Club says the Labrador retriever is the most popular dog in America for the 20th straight year. The German shepherd is ranked second, with the Yorkshire terrier third.