When Sami Stoner discovered running back in 2008, she had no idea she was going to become legally blind before entering high school. She also had no idea that she was about to gain a new best friend, rally a community, and rewrite the. . .
When rescuers found Ruby with another puppy from her litter in an abandoned house in St. Paul, Minnesota ten years ago, they had been left without food or water for two weeks. Patrick Bettendorf was asked to foster Ruby for a. . .
A wonderful post on the National Geographic website highlights the incredible services of five very special dogs who care for others—both humans and other animals. Each story is a. . .
A long story on omaha.com today takes a look at Omaha’s “dangerous” dogs five years after strict laws were passed, following a 2008 attack on a woman and her daughter by a neighbor’s Pit Bull. The tough ordinance put in place: . . .
If your dog just up and disappeared—say, through an unlocked gate or an open door—do you know all the different steps you should take to make sure you find your best friend as quickly as possible. Writing on the Huffington Post, animal-shelter worker and canine-behavior specialist Nicole Wilde offers a list of. . .
A report in the New York Times describes a brewing battle in San Francisco over where dogs are allowed off-leash in the Golden Gate National Recreational Area: . . .
When a 4-year-old Dachshund named Precious fell down a groundhog hole outside her home in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania, local volunteer firefighters responded with dedication. . .and lots of hard work. They worked for more than two hours, digging out behind a retaining wall, to free the. . .
When Brandi Mumaw realized that her two-year-old son Jakob and his beloved Yellow Lab, Chance, were missing late Tuesday afternoon, she immediately called the police. She knew that night was falling and time was of the essence. After a harrowing night of. . .