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.

Video: God Made a Dog


Written by: Phil Monahan

Some of you have surely seen this already, but somehow I missed this back in February. A co-worker just sent it to me. It’s a play on the “God Made a Farmer” commercial that aired during the Super Bowl. Great stuff.

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Video: How How Therapy Dogs Help in a Crisis


Written by: Phil Monahan

Spartacus with high-school students in Newtown, Connecticut, after the Sandy Hook tragedy.
Photo via wtnh.com

We post fairly frequently about therapy dogs rushing to the scene of a tragedy (shootings, bombings, tornadoes), but we rarely get good insight into exactly what these therapy dogs do. In this video, Brad Cole discusses his experience bringing his Akita, Spartacus, to help after the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting and the. . .

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9 Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe and Cool This Summer


Written by: Phil Monahan

Charlie Girl certainly knows how to beat the heat.
Photo by Kathy, Lakewood Ranch

I received a phone call today from a co-worker who was a little freaked out. She had discovered a puppy locked in a truck in the bright sun, and the little dog seemed to be in distress. She managed to find the owner, the dog was released from the hot cabin, and everything turned okay. But Rebecca was still angry. “How could anyone not know how dangerous that is for. . .

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