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.
The FDA would like you to reconsider before handing that next bone over to your dog. “Some people think it’s safe to give dogs large bones, like those from a ham or a roast,” says Carmela Stamper, D.V.M., a veterinarian in the Center for Veterinary Medicine at the Food and Drug Administration. “Bones are unsafe […]
Animal lovers in New Zealand are celebrating the story of Been, a dog shot in the head three times and left for dead. A pig hunter happened upon the dog in the Wairau Valleyand and contacted rescuers, who said the injured dog survived at least two days in the wilderness after sustaining three closely spaced […]
Please see video for the full story, and share if you know anyone in the Wilmington, DE area. A pic of Whitten in case it helps.
Readers of the June edition of Dog Fancy magazine will have a chance to see how their local dog parks measure up with the release of the 2010 list of America’s Best Dog Parks. Multiple factors were considered for judging purposes, including parking, water availability and safety. Did your favorite park make the cut? For […]
Dr. Kathryn Gilpatric of Fountain City, Tennessee passed away Friday morning after being struck by a hit and run driver. Gilpatric died in the line of duty after rushing to the aid of two neighborhood dogs that had been hit by a car. While police scrambled to reroute traffic around the accident scene, Gilpatric was […]
California authorities have identified a suspect in the case of Courage the wonder dog, a German Shepherd tied to a stake and starved for five weeks. Officials with Southeast Area Animal Control Authority have not yet released the name of the 26 year old Bellflower resident suspected of leaving the dog to die, but have […]
This is heartbreaking – Courage was down to 37 pounds when rescued. Typical male Shepherd weight is 75-85 pounds. Veterinary x-rays showed evidence of dirt and rock ingestion. He is expected to recover fully, and a $1000 reward is being offered for details leading to an arrest.
When I first heard of Blog Paws, I was curious. Anything blog related is of interest, but a conference specific to pet bloggers is something I’d never seen elsewhere. I considered attending, got caught up in the daily grind, and promptly forgot about it. When Blog Paws was kind enough to offer me a free […]
This reads like a scene from a romantic comedy. One of the owners of Robert Bernard Jewelers in Rockville, Maryland followed Sollie the diamond eating dog for three days until the gem “reappeared”. His response: “I can understand what it was like in the old Gold Rush. I felt like I had just hit pay […]
Those who run in Greyhound circles have likely heard about the closing of the Dairyland Greyhound Park in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Many posts are to be found on discussion forums and Facebook, and I have received twenty three messages regarding the shutdown. A moron put a bogus post on Craigslist about 900 dogs in danger of […]