Some people look at a three-legged dog and think of all the things it can’t do. Kacee Pavelka looks at her beautiful pit bull, Hank, differently. One of the reasons she knows that Hank (formerly named Carlos) can do anything is that. . .
Here’s a beautiful and heartwarming story about a terminally ill dog who was rescued from a Long Island shelter. Rather than summarize, I’ll let the hero of this tale tell her own story (from her Facebook page): . . .
eople aren’t the only ones who may need a life-saving blood transfusion in the event of an emergency. Dogs too are donating blood at animal hospitals for fellow canines in need of a. . .
This great video tells the story of an organization in Costa Rica called Territorio de Zaguates, which cares for stray dogs. They figured out a brilliant strategy for helping potential adopters see the value in mixed breed dogs.
Here’s a story that brings up important issues about dog care and the conflicts between the rights of a dog owner and a concerned citizen. Unfortunately, it has devolved into a. . .
Rose Sharman says that she never lost hope that her beloved dog, Ily, would return. Ily ran off into the Arizona desert after being thrown through the windshield during a terrible car crash on I-17 injured Sharman in late June. While she recuperated, an army of volunteers searched for Ily. I won’t spoil the. . .
This is a beautiful, heartwarming story, even though it is sure to have a sad ending. Rio was already in a shelter when she survived Superstorm Sandy last fall, and she was flown to The Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe, California, in hopes that she could. . .
A couple stories involving tech gadgets for dogs caught my eye this morning, and I can’t help but assume this will be a growing trend – adapting the gadgets that obsess us humans for use by our pups. The question is: is this useful (or even healthy) for our four-legged friends?
Here we go again. A disabled veteran and his service dog were thrown out of a Massachusetts diner, despite the fact that James Glasser, who suffers from PTSD, had the papers to prove that the dog, Jack, was a trained. . .