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Dogs, monkeys failing to build on success of early space missions

gave up the lead for a bowl of pedigree chum‘When they beat us into space, I think we all assumed it was a matter of time before you had poodles and marmosets on the moon‘

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Posted: Jun 20th, 2010
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Dogs to lose legs in 100 years say geneticists

Some species of dogs will lose their legs in the next century, according to research by scientists published in the journal Nature. Their findings are based on the fashion for small dogs like Chihuahuas, Chows and West Highland Terriers being carried about by celebrity owners.

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Posted: Mar 2nd, 2010
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Couple admit having baby as a dog substitute

After enduring months of gossip a Plymouth couple finally admitted that they conceived their son, Connor, as substitute for not having a pet dog. ‘Ever since we got married we wanted to have a dog,’ said Vicky, ‘but with busy careers and a tiny apartment, we’ve realised that it would be cruel to get one and leave it shut up alone for most of the day, whereas with Connor we can drop him off at nursery and forget about him until it’s time to pick him up.’

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Posted: Aug 14th, 2009
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Dogs resign as man’s best friend

‘Real best friends wouldn’t mind a few hairs around the place…’

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Posted: Jun 10th, 2007
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