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: A Powerful Documentary Series About a Prison Dog-Training Program


Written by: Phil Monahan

On Friday, we posted about a Washington State prison program in which inmates train dogs. Here’s a trailer for an upcoming documentary series called Castaways, which chronicles “the successful rehabilitation program of inmates training unwanted dogs for re-introduction or. . .

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Man and Dog Hike the Entire Appalachian Trail


Written by: Phil Monahan

Danny Comeaux and his Pit Bull, Moose, survey the next leg of their journey.
Photo via Life with Dogs

Last week, we posted about a dog who was the first of his species to climb part of Mount Everest, and now here comes a story about a Pit Bull named Moose who has hiked the entire 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail, from. . .

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Washington Prisoners Take Dogs Scheduled for Death and Train Them for Forever Homes

Written by: Karen Diehm, Freedom Tails Editor/Photographer


Inmates work with their rescue dogs at Stafford Creek Corrections Center.
All photos by Karen Diehm

Since human’s interactions with our canine friends have shown to reduce stress and depression, Stafford Creek Corrections Center (SCCC), located in Aberdeen, Washington, implemented the Freedom Tails program in 2009. Freedom Tails, working in conjunction with. . .

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The Miraculous Recovery of a Dog Called Faith


Written by: Phil Monahan

It’s hard to believe that this beautiful pup was on death’s door just a few months ago.
Photo via Facebook

Here’s an incredible story from Life with Dogs, about a poor dog who was brought into the Seal Beach Animal Care Center in California in August so emaciated that staff members didn’t even realize that. . .

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