Time flies, especially if you’re living in dog years.

A time-lapse video showing a German Shepherd’s transition from puppyhood to his first birthday has garnered more than 3 million views on YouTube and made him a star.
 
A comment by one viewer pretty much sums up the 45-second clip:

“Cute video, awesome dog!”

Be sure to check out Dunder’s other home movies on YouTube, including “Dunder Cleaning Up His Toys” and “3.5 Month-Old Dunder Thinks He’s a Teddy Bear.” Too cute!


Got any videos of your pets you’d like to share? Email me!

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A mother’s love for her youngsters never rests!

A YouTube video of a mother cat embracing her kitten as the two sleep is drawing lots of “oohs” and “ahhs” across the Internet. Check it out!

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A dog who wanted a piece of the action as a group of half-marathoners raced past his home is now making strides in the fight against cancer.

Dozer, a 3-year-old Goldendoodle, bolted from his pet parents’ yard and joined about 2,000 runners around mile 5 of the Maryland Half Marathon, which benefits a local cancer clinic. He wound up finishing the race in a respectable 2 hours, 14 minutes.

Race organizers recognized Dozer’s efforts by giving him a medal, but that wasn’t the end of the dog’s achievements. Since the race, he’s become the star of the Maryland Half Marathon website, generating more than $10,000 in donations for the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center.

Runners saw the dog stopping for water along the route and took pictures as he fell in step with them. A video of Dozer’s proud saunter across the finish line has garnered more than 140,000 views on YouTube.

According to a Baltimore Sun blog, Dozer’s pet parents were frantic to find him after he escaped, but they didn’t know where he was until the next day, when he returned home with a limp and muddy paws. By then, they had heard the story of a mystery dog who finished the half marathon.

Though Dozer was dog-tired after his adventure, a veterinarian told his pet parents he’s just fine.

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WELCOME,
PET PARENTS!

As we’re dedicated to making a difference for pets, we want to keep you informed about pet health topics and your ASPCA Pet Health Insurance plan. Our blog will provide you with fresh, interesting and informative topics—from pet health tips and customer stories, to the latest industry news and a Pet Parent Q&A column. Most of all, we encourage you to share comments and join the discussion!

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Julia H.

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Lucy, a 7-year-old rescued Golden Retriever/Chow Chow mix

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