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.

Hero Dog Saves Elderly Neighbor After a Bad Fall


Written by: Phil Monahan

Dog saves neighbor, 89, with broken hip

For the second day in a row, we have a great story of a dog helping a stricken human, bringing aid in time to save a life. Rob Jerry and his beautiful Great Dane, Sadie, were out for a walk in Sparta, Michigan, when Sadie refused to come. Instead, she remained at the bottom of a neighbor’s driveway, looking up the driveway and the. . .

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Long Lost Dog Discovered 700 Miles from Home


Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s an incredible story of a little dog named Leia, who disappeared from her Texas home during a rainstorm. When animal rescuer Annmarie Anderson found the dog two years later in Denver, Colorado, Leia was still wearing her original tags with microchip and rabies. Annmarie called the number on the rabies tag and reached the animal shelter in. . .

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Long Lost Dog Discovered 700 Miles from Home


Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s an incredible story of a little dog named Leia, who disappeared from her Texas home during a rainstorm. When animal rescuer Annmarie Anderson found the dog two years later in Denver, Colorado, Leia was still wearing her original tags with microchip and rabies. Annmarie called the number on the rabies tag and reached the animal shelter in. . .

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Video: Service Dog Helps Mom Change Diapers


Written by: Phil Monahan

For a disabled woman, a newborn baby presents a variety of problems. Cheryl Alexander suffers from a nerve disease that makes bending or moving very painful. If you’ve ever changed an infant’s diaper, you know that it’s all about bending and moving. That’s where Alexander’s service dog, a Golden Retriever named Orca,. . .

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Video: Service Dog Helps Mom Change Diapers


Written by: Phil Monahan

For a disabled woman, a newborn baby presents a variety of problems. Cheryl Alexander suffers from a nerve disease that makes bending or moving very painful. If you’ve ever changed an infant’s diaper, you know that it’s all about bending and moving. That’s where Alexander’s service dog, a Golden Retriever named Orca,. . .

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Hero Dog Leads Owner to Fallen Hiker


Written by: Phil Monahan

Walking up a popular mountain in Riverside, California, on Monday, Ramon Llamas noticed that his dog, Mole, seemed agitated and was trying to get Llamas to follow him. Mole led the man to a space between two rocks, where he discovered a trapped hiker who may have been there for days. Remarkably, hundreds of people must have walked by the spot without noticing the fallen man. He was severely dehydrated and confused, but otherwise uninjured. But who knows how. . .

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Hero Dog Leads Owner to Fallen Hiker


Written by: Phil Monahan

Walking up a popular mountain in Riverside, California, on Monday, Ramon Llamas noticed that his dog, Mole, seemed agitated and was trying to get Llamas to follow him. Mole led the man to a space between two rocks, where he discovered a trapped hiker who may have been there for days. Remarkably, hundreds of people must have walked by the spot without noticing the fallen man. He was severely dehydrated and confused, but otherwise uninjured. But who knows how. . .

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Video: A Majestic Dog Walk on the Island of Corsica


Written by: Kathleen Moore

PRINZENZEIT * KORSIKA from david babendreyer on Vimeo.

This is a gorgeous video of a young woman and her dog hiking on the French island of Corsica, in the Mediterranean Sea. The scenery, the lighting, and the obvious bond between the human and the dog are quite wonderful. This would be a dream trip: the ultimate dog walk.

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