From The Daily Mail From a distance it could be mistaken for a reclining tiger, with its big paws and striped orange and black coat. But then it stands up, wags its tail and barks – giving the game away. This unsuspecting canine is the victim of what appears to be the latest craze in […]
I doubt that I’ll ever tire of these stories, and three words always come to mind: never give up.
This strikes into stark contrast the differences between countries as one considers the state of animal rescue issues. I can’t help but wonder if mass transport to wealthier countries is somehow possible. I’d be happy to spend the rest of my days with a pack of mutts. I’d wager that there are another 1000-1500 Americans […]
Meet Justin, the Long Island dog left in an abandoned home to die. Justin had other plans, and found his voice in the nick of time. He’s going to be just fine, and police have already arrested 21-year-old Ozkan Guleryuz in connection with his abandonment. So many of these stories end horribly, and I avoid […]
A Southern Wisconsin family is feeling lucky after a chance back yard meeting between their dog and a black bear. Reports of bear sightings in the area are up substantially from last year according to local wildlife officials. “This year we have a heck of a lot more bear calls coming in,” DNR Conservation Warden […]
Well, there is this one technicality…
For a little lamb rejected by her mother, a dog will do. “It’s amazing how animals start sharing,” said Dianne Shaw, who had something a little quirky to celebrate on Mother’s Day. Just north of Morris, she and her husband Ray have 16 sheep, 15 lambs, a donkey named Holly who herds them and two […]
Terry Horne is not positive that this is the same dog she lost over thirteen years ago, but she would like to believe that it is. Now that I’ve seen this story, so would I. What say you?
Meet Maxine and her brilliant dog, Sydney. She’s a perfect ten…
Dad John Luckhurst was horrified when his son, aged two, picked up a four letter word – from his talking toy dog. Thomas’s My Pal Scout plaything would bizarrely sing: “If you’re happy and you know it, f*** with me” instead of “bark with me”. But John, 33, found out only after the toddler innocently […]
For those who have followed this very tough story, there is more good news. Actually, it’s some of the best news I’ve heard this week. Courage is ready to live again.
Greek reporters have pointed out a fascinating phenomenon while covering the recent riots in Athens. Since 2008 Kanellos has been turning up at protests all over the city. A review of pictures from two years of riot coverage show the dog barking at police, dodging water cannons, or taking the front line at student demonstrations. […]
There are so many ways to assist, but here is one small gesture many of us can make. Can we get a roo from the Sibe crowd on this one? Pick that snow off the lawn and send it in! Details are below, but check out the video. matteroftrust.org: A huge Nationwide response is currently […]
Actress Katherine Heigl, Last Chance For Animals, and The Jason Debus Heigl Foundation have announced that they are taking in and rehabilitating England, the pit bull hogtied and left for dead in Bakersfield, California last month.
The Beneful® WagWorld™ Dream Dog Park Contest invites dog owners to imagine the many ways they would create the ultimate dream dog park if they had $500,000 to spend. Whether they and their best buddy would like trails to run, a sandy beach area to explore or small foothills to climb, dog owners can enter […]
Researcher Sam Gosling, Ph.D. discusses a new study from the University of Texas at Austin that confirms what most of us have suspected all along – dog lovers rule. But don’t believe me, just listen to the statement made at 1:43 and the item shown directly thereafter. Gosling then struggles to accentuate the positive on […]
I would be amazed if any dog lover out there has not heard the story of Buddy, the Colorado dog dragged to his death in December of last year. The story caused an outcry among animal rights advocates and sparked numerous conversations about abuse law and consequence. Personal friends of mine have been involved in […]
A tax attorney from Austin has entered her Dog Woodrow in the Texas Governor’s race. Lorri Michel said her frustration with politics and a desire to raise funds and awareness for animal rescue led to the decision let Woodrow try his paw at politics. His campaign slogan: How ruff could it be?
SAN ANGELO, Texas – Jessica Cochran got the news of a lifetime when a certified letter arrived at her home two weeks ago. Her beloved Pembroke Welsh Corgi had been found after going missing for three and a half years. Roby disappeared from Cochran’s front yard on a November evening in San Angelo Texas (there […]
I was slack-jawed as I watched this video of Buddy, a German Shepherd as he led an Alaska State Trooper through winding back roads to a fire at his residence. Best friend indeed.