Every cloud really does have a silver lining, just ask Lentil. Lentil is a French bulldog that was born with a cleft palate which made it difficult for him to eat, which can make life pretty tough for a puppy. But that same condition also gave him the most adorable face imaginable, and that has helped make little Lentil a star.
Doga, or doggy yoga, which is incorporating dogs into yoga practice, is growing in popularity. Mahny Djahanguiri, a Doga instructor, is also a certified adult and children’s yoga teacher, and says that her practice was inspired by working with the Kids Company charity.
A golden retriever is lucky to be alive after being rescued on the Chemung River in New York State this past weekend. The dog was struggling to keep above water and stay near a small island in the river when Joe and Amy Longwell spotted him from their kayaks, and if it were not for them he might not have made it.
When Chevy tried to get a drink from a canal last week he leaned too far and fell in. Neighbors rushed to his aid and Dan Tavanese jumped in the water to save Chevy. On Sunday Chevy’s grateful owner got to thank Dan in person
The man accused of burning Phoenix, a Jack Russell terrier puppy, by dousing him with lighter fluid and setting him on fire last October pleaded guilty to felony aggravated cruelty to animals on Monday.
It is not uncommon for dogs to mourn the passing of their humans, and Wiley seems to be no exception. This 13 year old wolf dog from Ventura County, California recently lost a dear friend, Gladys, who was his owner’s grandmother.
An organization called the Downtown Dog Rescue is doing all it can to keep pets with their owners, and out of shelters. They are an all volunteer animal charity that rescues and adopts dogs and assists underserved communities, focusing on South East Los Angeles.