Stories of survival and hope continue to come out of Oklahoma, this time from a tornado on Sunday that tore through the town of Twin lakes. Meaghan Hadley is doing heroic work, rounding up dogs that were separated from. . .
The prevalence of smartphone have brought us to the point where folks are absolutely frustrated if they don’t have all the information they need at their fingertips, which has led to companies devising new ways to get us that info we desperately crave. A new app called Where My Dogs At attempts to offer Los Angeles dog owners new ways of interacting with their. . .
Here’s yet another remarkable survival story from Moore, Oklahoma. Barbara Garcia attempted to ride out the storm in her windowless bathroom, with her dog on her lap. When her house took a direct hit from the massive tornado, she was tossed around like a rag doll and came to beneath the rubble that had been her house. As she is being interviewed, she explains that she knows her beloved dog is buried somewhere in the pile of wood and glass, and. . .
We still don’t know the full extent of the tragedy in Oklahoma, but it’s clearly a terrible situation. But as is the case in all such situations, there are small bright spots of hope. Here’s a case in point. This woman, interviewed by a reporter from KFOR-TV, explains how she sped home to make sure her dog was okay and ended up riding out the fearsome storm huddled in the bathtub with just a few pillows to protect her and her. . .
Here’s a great story of a young marine who, after his tour of duty ended, vowed to find the bomb-sniffing dog he served with in Afghanistan. When he discovered that the dog, Casey, was working for the Iowas fire marshal, Marine Sgt. Ross Gundlach of Madison, Wisconsin, set in motion the process for reclaiming her. Last week, he thought he was. . .
On Wednesday, we posted a photo of a graduate and her service dog on the Orvis Dogs Facebook page, and the image received more likes (almost 2,500) than anything we’ve ever posted before. At the time, the woman’s identity was unknown to us, but then she posted a comment below her picture on our page!
The Today Pets site now has the full story of Bridget and her dog, Hero: . . .
Now that temperatures are starting to rise, it’s worth reminding dog owners of the dangers of leaving a dog in a parked car, even for what seems like “just a few minutes.” As the chart below makes clear, it doesn’t take long for inside temperatures to top the 100-degree mark, even when outside temperatures seem moderate. The consequences of being left in a hot car can be. . .
Keith Eckert says that the noises of dogs fighting in his neighbor’s yard finally got too much for him to bear, so he had to do something about it. “Get a video, get pictures, get as much as you can,” he said. The Edmonds, Washington man posted his disturbing videos online, and local police took notice. On Tuesday, they arrested Rose Adams and removed the dogs from her property. She has not yet been charged, but. . .