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.

Update IV: Schoep the Dog Turns 20


Written by: Phil Monahan

When this photo was taken, Schoep seemed to be failing. On Saturday, he celebrated a milestone birthday.
Photo by Hannah Stonehouse Hudson / Stonehouse Photography

The photograph that Hannah Stonehouse took of John Unger cradling his ailing dog Schoep last July quickly went viral, and it resulted in an outpouring of donations that helped return the dog to good health. But Schoep is old, suffering from arthritis, and he is now blind and hard of hearing. According to Unger, . . .

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Video: Adopted Elderly Dog Turns Out to Be a Life-Saver


Written by: Phil Monahan


Here’s a wonderful story from Massachusetts that speaks to the value of older dogs. Many folks shy from adopting dogs of a certain age, but Corry Barboza fell in love with Chip at first sight. She saw the 13-year-old chocolate Labrador featured on ABC 6’s “Pick of the Litter” segment and. . .

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Dog Who Stayed With Injured Owner on Mountain is Rescued After Being Missing for 10 Days


Written by: Phil Monahan

Sutty survived 10 days in the wild by digging himself a nest.
Photo via MSN.com

Sutty the dog was climbing with his 60-year-old owner in the mountains of Snowdonia, Wales, when the man fell and was critically injured. Sutty stayed by his owner’s side until rescuers arrived, but the sound of the helicopter scared the poor dog away. Sutty was stranded on a ledge for 10 days until. . .

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Abandoned Dog, Born With Genetic Defects, Finds The Perfect Home


Written by: Phil Monahan

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but it’s not often that you get such a beautiful example. Miss Flans is an albino Chiweenie (Chihuahua/Dachshund mix) who is the product of the worst kind of backyard breeding. Her early life was one of mistreatment, abuse, and finally abandonment. But there was. . .

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