Austin Cannon

Austin is Daily Paws' associate editor. He loves his poodle, Riley, and has been known to play with cats on occasion, even though he's allergic to them. Other interests include ice cream, riding his bicycle, and the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals. He's won two certificates of excellence and one MUSE Medallion award from the Cat Writers' Association. He lives in Iowa.

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Who knew laying on the hard, hot pavement could look so nice?
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We take care of their health, but they take care of us in a few ways, too.
He beat out a field of highly ranked dogs to become the first bloodhound to win in the show's 146-year history.
A Congressional subcommittee called for the Seresto collars to be recalled. Here's why—and what you should do next.
So far, no illnesses have been linked to the recalled food, which was mistakenly shipped to retailers.
Both of Penny and Lucy's moms did what was best for the cats when facing life's toughest challenges.
Why would you let the ball travel more than a couple feet when you can just snag it in the air? (Over and over and over again.)
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This is how you end up with a Honda full of 13 mewing kittens.
How could you watch Radley and not want to experience that joy?
Why would you let the ball travel more than a couple feet when you can just snag it in the air? (Over and over and over again.)
This is how you end up with a Honda full of 13 mewing kittens.
How could you watch Radley and not want to experience that joy?
The Best in Show action begins June 21 on FS1.
We're happy to provide a space for so many wiggly butts.
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At no point in the video do Martha's feet touch the ground, so it's safe to assume she can indeed fly, right?
Best Friends Animal Society's annual data showed that 8,000 more animals were euthanized last year compared to the pandemic-altered 2020.
Hal was so emaciated when he was rescued that the big goofball is now barely recognizable.
Biscuit loves having run of the house. (Emphasis on run.)
These are for the pups with old souls and wise eyes.
Consuming rawhide risks choking and digestive problems, so talk with your veterinarian about whether it's OK for your dog.
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Hugo might be a bit of a grump sometimes, but the 10-year-old husky is getting along great with his new pal, Ice.
Bully sticks are great for dogs to munch on, but make sure they don’t bite off more than they can chew. 
Some dogs love peanut butter more than we do, so make sure your stash isn't one of the products potentially contaminated with salmonella.
Bunny was able to run outside and bark for help when her owner fell to the floor.
He's a good boy who loves his KONG, but unfortunately he and many other dogs are so stressed by the shelter environment that they have a hard time meeting people.
Group classes are cheaper, but you can get more time with the trainer in a more expensive, individual session.
Everyone knows the tub is too small! Everyone! But Thor loves the tub, so that's where he sits.