Each of us likely knows one of those parents who longs for, or has, a champion athlete child -- one who racks up the trophies and titles and medals and perhaps has a wall dedicated to his or her feats in the house. Spitfire's family may need to build him a room. This whippet is a super-champion, who breaks world records like dishes at a Greek wedding. Case in point: this … [Read more...] about Spitfire the whippet may be the world’s greatest athlete. At the very least, the world’s greatest on four legs.
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
Tow truck driver, Martin Hall, Jr. and his family have been receiving lots of love and thanks from the community after helping an elderly man who had fallen and been injured. But it's not just Hall who helped the man out. One of his dogs did the job of "flagging" Hall down. Hall had been heading out to a call in Mariposa, CA, near the town of Coulterville, when he came … [Read more...] about This loyal dog wouldn’t budge from the road. There was a good reason why.
Meet Patches. This 9-year-old dachshund was suffering from a massive brain tumor, but got a big leg-up in the fighting chance department thanks to 3D-printing technology. At first, the dog, who hails from Williamsport, PA, had just a small bummp on her head, but it grew larger in just a few months, and turned into something very serious for Patches and her family, the … [Read more...] about Amazing science! Dog with brain cancer got a new, 3D-printed, titanium skull
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!