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.

“Dangerous” Dog Tamed by the Love of a. . .Goose?


Written by: Phil Monahan

Rex the German Shepherd and Geraldine the goose have found peace together.
Photo via express.co.uk

When he first came to the Puriton Horse and Animal Rescue is Somerset, England, Rex the German Shepherd Dog was so mean, it took two people to feed him. Staff at the shelter thought he might be untraibanle and would probably end up being euthanized, but. . .

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A Whole Community Makes an Extraordinary Effort to Find a Lost Dog


Written by: Phil Monahan

This post on a dog-rescue Facebook page rallied the community.
Photo via facebook

Here’s a great story from eastern Pennsylvania, about a lost dog and the community that rallied to find and rescue him. Caitlyn Walker and Randy Kersteen’s Nova Scotia Duck Tolling/ Lab mix, Eli, went missing on. . .

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Amazing! Dog Found Alive in Rubble 8 Days After Illinois Tornado


Written by: Phil Monahan

The happy reunion occurred after Dexter was discovered in the rubble circled above.
Photo via facebook

Last week, we featured the heartwarming story of Jon Byler Dann and his dog, Maggie, being reunited after a tornado devastated their home in Washington, Illinois. Yesterday, something even more astonishing happened: an employee of a destroyed apartment complex discovered a. . .

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Ask the Dogtor, I: Treatment Options for Strained Knee Ligaments

Written by: Dr. Bo Bergman, DVM


A torn or ruptured knee ligament can affect a dog’s mobility and cause varying levels of pain.
Photo via crozetgazette.com

Last week, Bill asked about treatment options for his dog with a strained “ACL.” Most people have likely heard of athletes tearing or rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in their knee, and the same thing can happen in dogs (and cats)—only we call it the. . .

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How to Keep Your Dog Safe on Thanksgiving Day


Written by: Phil Monahan

Pay attention to your dog during the busy holiday meal.
Photo by photo by Maria, Gastonia

North Shore Animal League America, the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, has an excellent list of ten ways to keep your dog safe during the hectic family mealtime tomorrow. Here are a few things to look out for: . .

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VIDEO UPDATE: Blind Dog and His Brother Have a New Forever Home!


Written by: Phil Monahan

Jonathan Hochman and Veronica McKee with their new family.
Photo via 6abc.com

Last week, we told you the story of Jermaine and Jeffrey, two Pit Bull puppies at a shelter in Philadelphia looking for a new home. What made them special was that Jeffrey is blind, and Jermaine acts as his guide. A photo of the

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