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Even pets need to work now and then. These dogs and cats get down and dirty to make ends meet.

Internet slow clap for Cambridge, Massachusetts! This corner of the greater Boston area was the first to ban the commercial sale of not only cats and dogs, but also reptiles, birds, amphibians, and arachnids. Basically, the sale of any pet who is not obtained from a rescue shelter or comes from a home breeder is now illegal.

Dachi the shiba inu has a nose for copping the latest kicks and streetwear. The proof is on her Instagram, where you can see she’s a big fan of Adidas and Supreme. She also has a taste for the Yeezy Boost (because she uses one as her food bowl in her video below).

Why did the chicken cross the road? To deposit her 15 million dollar cheque, of course. Meet Gigoo, the heir to Miles Blackwell of Blackwell Publishers and the richest chicken in the world.

With it more and more common for dogs to have their own iPhone, the market for dog apps keeps growing. With so many dog apps out there and from not having thumbs, it can be hard for your pup to pick out a winner. To help out, our canine consultants have approved our list of top 5 dog apps for 2017.

We love maple syrup, hockey, beavers, and snow sports but we might draw the line at putting our head into a Polar Bear’s mouth. Canadian Mark Dumas however, doesn’t seem to share our fears. Mark enjoys napping, swimming, and wrestling with his 7ft tall 600lb girl, Agee the Polar Bear.

A classic rags to riches tale, a stray Roman cat, Tommaso was left a $13 million estate with properties spanning Italy. Maria Assunta was a 94 year old widow with no children, she was married to a successful Italian builder and owned an extensive property portfolio. She found Tommaso wandering the streets of Rome as a stray and took him in.

Harlow, a perpetually shocked Weimaraner lives with her two sassy miniature wiener dog sisters, Indiana Thunderbolt and Reese Lightning. Due to popular demand with over a million Instagram followers, the three pups have their own merchandise line and two books. They also help their humans with the bills by doing an occasional sponsored post or meet and greet.

Gunther IV leads a lavish lifestyle paid for by his staggering fortune of $400 million. He takes limousines in between his many Italian properties, attends auctions where he acquires rare items (anyone fancy a $1.1 million rare white truffle?), and dines on steak and caviar. He’s a German Shepherd born into royalty as the last heir to German countess and multi-millionaire Karlotta Liebenstein.

In the lush countryside of Costa Rica, there’s a dog paradise called Territorio de Zaguates (Land of the Strays). Found on acres of private farmland, it’s a free-range, outdoor, no-kill shelter for nearly 1,000 rescued dogs. They get to spend their days playing on the grassy hills, running through the forest and jumping in ponds.

Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund skyrocketed to Internet fame after his owners, Ryan Beauchesne and Lauren Dionne, created a wildly popular Dog Blog written in Crusoe’s voice. Named after Robinson Crusoe, he’s got an affinity for the unknown, chasing down squirrels through uncharted territories and going on nationwide book tours. The Dog Blog keeps fans up to date on Crusoe’s ridiculously cute adventures, while also providing an online shop for swag.