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If you’ve made it here, then you know nothing puts a bigger smile on our faces than an adorable animal doing what they do best. Puppies do the darndest things and we have them all here.

A wildfire in Shasta County, California left two baby fawns orphaned, but local firefighters came to the rescue. If we can’t watch burly, soot-covered firefighters hand-feed baby fawns, then what’s the point of living? Luckily, the Shasta County Fire Dept has got you covered.

Five circus tigers finally get to hang up their stripes. The laws in the EU regarding circus animals have been getting more strict. Right now, 23 European Union Member States, including Ireland, Scotland, and England in the U.K., “have introduced or announced a ban or severe restriction of wild animals in circuses,” according to the Animal Advocacy and Protection’s press release.

A kind man in Minnesota heard a kitten crying one night and investigated, finding her alone in a parking lot. After taking her home, he started to notice a few things that made her different from the average kitty: She had really big paws for her size and a strange meow… He suspected she might not be a regular domestic cat and turned her into the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota.

This good girl has joined the Vancouver Fire Department but not to put out fires. Lola, a 2.5-year-old golden retriever, will work as a trauma dog to help firefighters with their mental health. Today we welcomed Lola to VFRS and to the mental health team.

This squirrel looked like something straight out of a museum – or an Ice Age movie. Bucky is your average gray tree squirrel with one exception. Before good-samaritan Jannet Lee Talbott got ahold of him, he had massive saber-tooth tusks growing out of his mouth.

Trevor, a dachshund living in England had a pretty normal four years of life as a normal-sized sausage dog. Until one morning his human’s mom commented that Trevor looked like he was gaining weight. They didn’t think much of it at first, but as they ate breakfast, he seemed to keep getting bigger.

This Nordic company is living in the future. Musti Group, the largest pet supply chain in the Nordic countries, is now offering its employees pet parental leave for new pet owners. The company is based in Norway, Sweden, and Finland – a few places known for treating their human rights.

Couple Grant Gustin and LA Thoma have a type: Fluffy white dogs. The recently-engaged duo seem to either be cloning their pooch or buying legit the exact same dog. Check out the pic below to see if you can tell which doggy is which.

Want to restore your faith in humanity? Just google Tom Holland. Recently, the Avengers star found a stray dog wandering around a neighborhood.

Kosmo, a brave police doggo in New Zealand, has a new lease on life after a near-fatal stabbing. After responding to a family harm incident, Kosmo was sent to track down the suspect, who stabbed him in the neck, just missing his main artery. It happened before his police human, Constable Regan Turner, was able to see what happened, taking 20-25 minutes to find his furry partner.