This blog is dedicated to both dogs and dog lovers, and it features the best articles, photos, videos, and news that we can find from around the world.

Woman Loses One Dog Only to Joyfully Discover Another


Written by: Phil Monahan


B.J. Ross and her long lost dog, Samson.

photo courtesy BJ Ross

In an incredible story of tragedy and triumph, a Pennsylvania woman whose beloved dog had just died rediscovered another dog that she thought had been lost forever. B.J. Ross returned home on her lunch break one day earlier this month, and found that her 15-year-old cocker spaniel, . . .

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Video: Rent-a-Dog Service to Benefit Shelters


Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s a woman with an interesting idea that’s sure to start a conversation. Katherine Long, a graduate student in New York City is experimenting with a “Rent-a-Dog” stand in Central Park, in which folks can walk or play with a dog for 20 minutes for just $5. All the money raised goes to. . .

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“Miracle” Dog Rescued from Iran Finds a New Home


Written by: Phil Monahan

In a wonderful story that features tragedy, bravery, compassion, and even cultural importance, a paralyzed dog from Iran has found a new home in Maryland, with a family who shares his heritage. Omid was found on the streets of Tehran, where he had fended for himself for several years—which is remarkable because. . .

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Photos: Mastiff Adopts an Abandoned Chimpanzee as Her Own


Written by: Phil Monahan


Mama mastiff with her adopted baby.

photo courtesy http://www.lifewithdogs.tv

An amazing series of pictures on lifewithdogs.tv shows yet another example in which a dog has shown a boundless capacity for love, one that extends beyond her own species:

Two years ago in a Russian zoo a female chimpanzee abandoned her baby. When one of the. . .

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Video: Minor League Baseball Team Adopts Blind Puppy


Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s a great story about a big-hearted minor-league baseball team, the Albuquerque Isotopes, that adopted a sweet, six-month-old shepherd-mix puppy named Stevie. His full name is Stevie Wonder, because he is blind as a result of an injury and infection. But that doesn’t stop him from having a blast out on the field and in the locker room, and the players love having. . .

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The True Story of the First Orvis Dog’s Nest


Written by: Phil Monahan

Perk's Goat 2

Williams the goat received this comfortable bed from a traveling tweed salesman. So, technically speaking, we should perhaps refer to these products as “goat beds.”

photo courtesy Perk Perkins

Of all the products Orvis has introduced over the years, none has received a better reception than the Dog’s Nest® dog beds. No doubt this is because the dog is perhaps the greatest common element shared by everybody remotely familiar with the. . .

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