John Gibson with Rascoe

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Nathan Walker and his dogs, Akira and Bailey

(Source: @NathanWalks10)

Jack Campbell with his dog, Archie

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Jack Campbell with his puppy, Archie

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Alex Guptill taking a nap with a kitten
(Source: @alexguptill)

Alex Guptill taking a nap with a kitten

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Michael Chaput and a cheetah at the Columbus Zoo
(Source: bluejackets.nhl.com)

Michael Chaput and a cheetah at the Columbus Zoo

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Sean Collins and a penguin at the Columbus Zoo
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Sean Collins and a penguin at the Columbus Zoo

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Michael Chaput and Sean Collins with a penguin at the Columbus Zoo

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Sean Collins holding a snow leopard at the Columbus Zoo
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Sean Collins holding a snow leopard at the Columbus Zoo

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Michael Chaput holds a snow leopard cub at the Columbus Zoo.
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Michael Chaput holds a snow leopard cub at the Columbus Zoo.

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Michael Chaput and Sean Collins with a snow leopard at the Columbus Zoo

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Sean Collins with a bearcat at the Columbus Zoo

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Riley Cote and his dog, Knuckles, for Show Your Soft Side, an anti-animal abuse campaign

(Source: facebook.com)

Riley Cote and his dog, Knuckles, show their support for the One Million Pibble March On Washington
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Riley Cote and his dog, Knuckles, show their support for the One Million Pibble March On Washington

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Michael Latta with his dog, Walter

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