It's been a hot-button issue, even here on Life with Dogs, since passing, but this week Florida voters dealt a surprisingly decisive blow to greyhound racing, approving a measure that’ll ban the sport in their state by the end of 2020. Amendment 13, which needed 60-percent approval to become law, got more than 5.3 million votes on Tuesday, roughly 69 percent. What does it … [Read more...] about Ever thought about adopting a beautiful greyhound? Now’s the time in Florida, as many will be looking for loving, forever homes….
Tiny Maltese Soshe had been trapped alone in her house for more than a week. No food. No clean water. The sofa on which she floated wass all that was keeping her alive. Video via: Animalkind The little dog was one of many victims awaiting rescue in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which ravaged residents of North Carolina. So many animals were stranded, in … [Read more...] about Rescuers kick in door to save stranded dog
Prince, say volunteers and staffers at the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society in New York say that Prince, who has been with them for 5 five months, is doing wonderful with his obedience training. But come night time, he has THEM trained! You see, since he arrived at the upstate New York animal shelter, getting tucked in is an important source of comfort. Some people may … [Read more...] about Shelter pup insists on nightly tuck-in before bedtime
He's a noun. He's a verb. He's a gorgeous, senior boy of about 8-and-a-half. He's DUCK! And he needs a forever home. This handsome gent is currently in the care of the Humane Society of Western Montana, a returning grantee of the Grey Muzzle Organization! Duck is a distinguished fella with a heart of gold! If you are looking for a best friend to stay by … [Read more...] about Adoptable! Dapper Duck is the delightful dog your home is missing….
"Thank you for your service." It's something many of us think and say when we see or meet a veteran, and not at all far off from the gratitude we feel for our beloved dogs, who love us and our families so loyally and freely, some of them (service dogs!) serving literally, as well. And though their presence in our lives is worth the pain we feel when we must say goodbye, … [Read more...] about This senior dog helped a combat vet and his family overcome their grief