12-year-old Corey Allenby suffers with a genetic disorder called Retinitis Pigmentosa, in which the retinal cells at the back of the eye die. Registered as partially blind, his sight has deteriorated to such an extent that he now has no peripheral vision and complete night blindness where he can no longer see after the daylight fades. Undaunted, he's been training at … [Read more...] about Boy, 12, who is going blind raises thousands for guide dog charity
Can a dog have a dog? In the city of Manila in the Phillippines, it would seem that not only can a dog have a dog. It can have a seeing-eye dog! And this sweet pair is taking social media by storm, according to Fox 8 Cleveland. According to their Facebook page, Ginger and Kimchi have been "ambassaDOGS" for three years now. Kimchi, you see, is a blind spaniel mix who's … [Read more...] about Blind dog has his own seeing-eye dog!
Six weeks ago, Army Spc. Alec Alcoser, 22, and his working dog, Alex, were on patrol just outside Bagram Airfield, the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan when a young man approached. According to the San Antonio Express-News, two Afghan and three Czech soldiers stepped between Alcoser and the young Afghan to conduct a search. Alcoser called Alex back, bending down to … [Read more...] about Wounded soldier & injured military dog are reunited, recovering together
Guy the beagle has gotten loads of attention since becoming the signature "rags to riches" story of the shelter-dog universe. His story - as much of it as we know, anyway - begins with our hero dog lost in the woods of Kentucky and ends with his moving to Kensington Palace, courtesy of the young actress who adopted him from a rescue in Canada, and then went on to be the newest … [Read more...] about From “Pawper” to Prince: Meghan Markle’s dog, Guy, is getting his own children’s book
Dog owners looking to rent are accustomed to dealing with "no pets allowed" policies, but a new multi-family building in Denmark is turning that idea on its ear. The builders of "Hundehuset: (the Dog House) are constructing an 18-apartment property where dog ownership is required! “There is demand from some dog owners who are tired of there being so many places where dogs … [Read more...] about Apartment for Rent: Dogs … Required?! Denmark’s getting an apartment building just for dog owners!