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. We also write about the Orvis-Morris Animal Foundation Canine Cancer Campaign and our work supporting the dog-rescue efforts of the Petfinder Foundation.
Mike Mallory pulls his dog, Red, on a wagon around the South Park neighborhood Wednesday morning. Mallory is raising money through donations to pay for surgery for his dog..
photo James Woodcock/Billings Gazette Staff
Here’s a great story from the Billings Gazette. Mike Mallory is disabled, as a result of a traumatic brain injury suffered in a car accident, and his limited disability efforts don’t leave him with much extra cash. But when his beloved dog, Red, needed surgery to replace his ACL, . . .Read More »
Lilly does some treadmill work as part of her recovery.
photo courtesy MSPCA Angell Animal Medical Center
Lilly the pit bull, who saved the life of her unconscious owner by pulling her out of the path of an oncoming train last month, is becoming somewhat of a celebrity. She is doing so well recovering from the injuries she sustained when she was hit by the train that she will be. . .
Last month, we posted about one of the more brilliant marketing ideas we’ve come across as a way to raise awareness of shelter dogs in need of adoption: the first virtual dog show featuring shelter dogs. You’ve heard of “Best in Show”? Well this is. . .
Here’s a great video of a woman returning home after a 6-month deployment with the Air Force. When her dog, Daisy, first sees her, the beagle seems stunned, but as soon as she realizes who has come home, Daisy erupts into squeals of joy. I could watch these homecoming videos all day.
Emma is a gorgeous GBGV. (Besides a regal one, of course.)
photo courtesy Joy, Lakeville
We got almost 100 responses to our “Guess Emma’s Breed” contest, and again, I am very impressed by the number of correct answers. However, a good number of you missed by just one little word. Emma is a. . .
Here’s an amazing clip from the documentary “Burn,” about firefighters in Detroit. In this footage, they rescue two dogs from a house fire and work diligently to revive them, using their own oxygen masks. It’s incredible to. . .