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Scientists finally create a dog that is just for Christmas

doesn't even need batteries‘Puppies are so cute, but those last 14 years or so can really drag.’

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Posted: Dec 3rd, 2013
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Children warned name of first pet should contain 8 characters and a digit

Popular pet names Rover, Cheryl and Kate could be a thing of the past. Banks are now advising parents to think carefully before naming their child’s first pet. For security reasons, the chosen name should have at least eight characters, a capital letter and a digit. It should not be the same as the name of any previous pet, and must never be written down, especially on a collar as that is the first place anyone would look.

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Posted: Jun 8th, 2012
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Disillusioned dog suddenly realises the futility of fetch

There was a surprise and disappointment at Clapham Common yesterday when Lucky, a spaniel- terrier cross, stopped short during his seventh retrieval of a well used and prized tennis ball, sighed and sat under a tree to look wistfully at the nearby pigeons.

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Posted: Feb 15th, 2012
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35-year-old man still searching for the ‘farm’ his childhood dog was sent to

‘I’ve searched all the farms locally, but I still haven’t found any evidence that Buttons lived there. All I can think is that my parents had to send him to a farm a bit further afield.’

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Posted: Nov 2nd, 2011
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Mancini’s dog refuses to fetch squeaky ball

Coming only days after Carlos Tevez’s refusal to warm up as a possible late substitute in the Champions’ League, it undermines the embattled Manchester City manager’s authority yet further, just at a time when he needed to show who was boss.

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Posted: Sep 30th, 2011
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