A brave dog is fighting for her life at an Ohio veterinary center after she tried valiantly to save her owner: “First responders on the scene found Carmen, a 9-year-old boxer, on top of Ledford, . . .
During this first full week of 2014, we’re counting down the Top 10 Posts of 2013. We’ll repost two per day, leading up to our announcement of the most-read post, on Friday. So stay tuned all week to see what resonated most with Orvis Dogs readers last year. Here’s #7, about a beloved family dog who went above and beyond to protect a young boy from. . .
Here’s a great story of a beautiful Golden Retriever named Ricochet, trained as a service dog, who instead teaches special kids and veterans how to surf. Ricochet is. . .
Here’s an amazing story from Seminole, Florida, where marauding coyotes have been attacking family pets. But Jack the Pit Bull wasn’t going to stand idly when coyotes came after his. . .
John Forysth and his wife Diane Castañaon received a Father’s Day gift from an unexpected source last Sunday. While hiking Mt. Tamalpais in Marin, California, the couple’s 13-month old Anatolian Shepherd, Shakira, stopped suddenly in the trail. On high-alert, Shakira quickly reversed her footing, forcing her owners to come to a perplexing stop. Unbeknownst to John and Diane, a rattlesnake lay in wait just inches from. . .
For a disabled woman, a newborn baby presents a variety of problems. Cheryl Alexander suffers from a nerve disease that makes bending or moving very painful. If you’ve ever changed an infant’s diaper, you know that it’s all about bending and moving. That’s where Alexander’s service dog, a Golden Retriever named Orca,. . .
Walking up a popular mountain in Riverside, California, on Monday, Ramon Llamas noticed that his dog, Mole, seemed agitated and was trying to get Llamas to follow him. Mole led the man to a space between two rocks, where he discovered a trapped hiker who may have been there for days. Remarkably, hundreds of people must have walked by the spot without noticing the fallen man. He was severely dehydrated and confused, but otherwise uninjured. But who knows how. . .