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The face of Louisiana Tech University, Tech XX disappeared on Sunday evening.
photo via USA Today
Troubling news out of the world of college sports: Tech XX, the English bulldog mascot for the Louisiana Tech University has disappeared! Apparently, he went out for a potty break and never returned. (If I were the cops, I’d start questioning folks from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana Tech’s arch rival.) Tech XX’s owner, Dr. Patrick Sexton, and a group of alumni are offering a. . .
A live cam from Dog Bless You allows everyone to watch Molly’s puppies grow and play.
photo courtesy explore.org
Do you ever feel a little down in the dumps? Or perhaps you just need an emotional pick-me-up after a tough day at the office. Well, the Dog Bless You Service Puppy Cam just might be the medicine for what ails you.
This live cam allows anyone to watch Holly and her six golden-retriever puppies in their special enclosure in Brookeville, Maryland. Aside from the wonders of their sheer cuteness, it’s also heartwarming to know that. . .
Yes, this does suffer from “Vertical Video Syndrome,” but it’s awfully cute. It seems that Madeline has been wanting a dog for two years, but her parents were waiting until they found just the right one. Here’s what happened. The only thing that might perhaps be better would be an actual mermaid.
Cali, a shepherd mix, died from a stomach rupture after eating Chinese-made chicken jerky treats, according to her owner Rachael Chambers.
photo via nbcbayarea.com
We’ve posted several times about the ongoing problems with Chinese-made jerky treats, which have made hundreds of dogs sick. (See here and here.) Now a California woman is claiming that three of her dogs fell ill after eating Milo’s Kitchen jerky treats and that one of them, a shepherd mix named Cali, died of a. . .
Owner Christos Papakosta, says goodbye to Wicca before they part ways.
photo courtesy CBC
On Tuesday, we posted about the case of Wicca, a dog who had been sentenced to die in Montreal for what seemed a relatively minor altercation with a stranger. Attempts to save the dog’s life failed, as she was. . .
Danelle Ballengee is rescued from a remote canyon, as Taz watches over her.
photo via Animal Planet
It seems like it’s “Hero Dog Week” here on OrvisNews.com, as these stories keep popping up. This one is almost six years old, but it’s worth retelling. It’s the amazing story of an adventure racer, Danelle Ballengee, who finds herself injured and stranded in a remote Utah canyon. Her only companion is her dog, Taz, who manages to . . .
A legally blind Alabama woman credits her dog, Pooh, with saving her from a gas leak in her home. The gas leak had gone undetected by sensors, but Pooh knew something was wrong. Nancy Jones was already feeling woozy when Pooh “literally drug me out the front door,” Jones said. These kinds of stories never get old.