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New Obama family dog Sunny (right) enjoying the South Lawn of the White House with Bo. Photo via whitehouse.gov

Here’s 6 pet news stories from the past week:

The Obama family has welcomed a new dog to the White House—meet Sunny!

The White House has declared that it does not support breed-specific legislation.

Jaunted posted a guide to flying with your cat in-cabin.

A modern-day ark: a man in England has begun an effort to conserve rare breeds of livestock.

For when your pet can’t travel with you, Dogster posted tips for finding a pet-sitter online.

Today is National Dog Day! Do you have any coworkers with these dog characteristics in your office?

Have you seen any interesting pet news stories recently? Have any thoughts about the stories shared here? Let us know in the comments below!

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“It’s about time I got some appreciation.”

Here’s 6 pet news stories from the past week:

Iams and Eukanuba have issued voluntary dry pet food recalls.

A zoo in China tried to pass off a Tibetan Mastiff dog as an African lion.

Saturday was National Black Cat Appreciation Day.

The Golden Retriever Club of Scotland gathered over 200 Goldies at their annual festival.

In a recent study, 40% of respondents stated that, in a life-threatening scenario, they would save their dog before they would save a foreign tourist.

Scientists have created transgenic glowing rabbits.

Seen any pet news lately? Have any thoughts about the stories shared above? Tell us about it in the comments below.