Tex Gilligan, 74, was in good spirits as he recovered in a Texas hospital after being shot while out hunting in New Mexico. Seemingly alone in the woods, Gilligan at first thought he was the victim of a random sniper when he was shot in the back through the driver's seat of his car, suffering three broken ribs, a punctured lung and a broken shoulder bone. There was some luck … [Read more...] about Man forgives the dog that shot him while hunting: “He’s a good dog.”
Generally speaking, when con artists scam good, honest people out of their money or possessions, the Internet doesn't give them an ovation, but somehow, Princess is different. This clever fox of a shar-pei or shar-pei mix (to our eye, anyway) knows how to work that cute, worried-looking face of hers into a delicious free meal - and precisely where to go to get it. Her … [Read more...] about “Gold diggin'” dog scams McDonalds customers out of their burgers!
Traditionally, firefighters are called in to rescue cats from trees (if cartoons have anything to say about it, at least) bbut this time, it was a dog who benefited from the rescue knowledge the brave men and women of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department have cultivated. After receiving a call about a small dog who had gotten trapped in the HVAC system of a West … [Read more...] about “A pawsitive outcome!” Watch this firefighter rescue a dog from an HVAC duct
If cute dog videos are the pinnacle of adorable on the internet, what happens when you add a baby lion to the equation? Viral infinity! Back in 2014, a male lion cub was born at a zoo in Sri Lanka, but sadly, the cub's mother rejected him. Zookeepers were concerned, of course. They wanted to ensure the baby lion grew strong and felt love while doing so, and since a dog's … [Read more...] about A mother’s love: This dog raised a lion cub as if it were her own.
Don't fly home with leftovers, America! That's the message out of Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport this week, after a Homeland Security with a nose for contraband thwarted one incoming passenger's attempt. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection office says that brave hero Hardy - a beagle whose job title is Agriculture Detector -- did just that, hitting on … [Read more...] about Pork it over! Homeland security dog intercepts roasted pig head in traveler’s luggage