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May 17, 2012: We've scoured the Web to find the best and most compelling animal stories, videos and photos. And it's all right here.
A California family says that they found a puppy in their backyard who they believe tumbled about 30 feet after he was dropped by a hawk who lives on their land. Taylor Callaway was playing outside when he spotted the little guy, who had talon marks on his back. After a trip to the vet, the puppy, now named T.J. Heavenly, is doing well. “When God drops a puppy from the sky, you keep it,” said Taylor's mother, Elaine Bouchard. — Watch it at KSBW
The 90-year-old actress and animal lover showed up for her Friars Club roast on a white pony, and got kisses on the red carpet from Uggie, the canine star of The Artist. Most of the jokes focused on White’s age: “She’s so old, the color white is named after her,” jabbed comedian Jeff Ross. — Read it at The New York Times
A preliminary FDA inspection report says that Diamond Pet Foods was not taking "all reasonable precautions" to make sure that the food manufactured at its South Carolina plant was safe, noting that the company used cardboard and duct tape on some of its equipment, among other findings. Diamond has recalled several brands of dry dog food in recent weeks due to salmonella contamination, which has sickened at least 16 people. — Read it at Food Safety News
During a photo shoot on the beach near Santa Barbara, Calif., a 7-year-old Arabian show horse named William got spooked by the sound of waves crashing on the shore — and bolted into the water. He was eventually spotted three miles out at sea by a search and rescue team that brought him back to land. William, whose official name is Air of Temptation, is recuperating from his adventure. — Read it at MSNBC
Written by two NPR contributors, the satirical (and “mildly embellished”) book, Dog on the Roof, hits bookstores on June 19. It will tell the tale of Romney's late Irish Setter, Seamus, who infamously spent a 14-hour road trip in a crate that was strapped to the roof of the family's station wagon. — Read it at ABC News
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