Ruby, Once Abandoned, Becomes a Service Dog


Ruby bring joy to the elderly and the sick.
Photo via ruby’stales.com

When rescuers found Ruby with another puppy from her litter in an abandoned house in St. Paul, Minnesota ten years ago, they had been left without food or water for two weeks. Patrick Bettendorf was asked to foster Ruby for a. . .

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5 Amazing Stories of Devoted Dogs


Jasmine, a rescued greyhound, cared for more than 50 animals including Bramble,
an orphaned roe deer at the Nuneaton and Warwickshire Wildlife Sanctuary.
Photo via nationalgeographic.com

A wonderful post on the National Geographic website highlights the incredible services of five very special dogs who care for others—both humans and other animals. Each story is a. . .

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5 Years After Omaha Adopted Tough Dogs Laws, the Results Are Praised


Matthew Lane’s Pit Bull mix Dallas got removed from the list after taking steps to improve his behavior.
Photo via omaha.com

A long story on omaha.com today takes a look at Omaha’s “dangerous” dogs five years after strict laws were passed, following a 2008 attack on a woman and her daughter by a neighbor’s Pit Bull. The tough ordinance put in place: . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 09.27.13

Welcome to a new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. We have a great selection this week, eighteen more videos that will take you to amazing angling destinations.

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Runnin’ On Sunshine

The University of Michigan Solar Car Team knows a thing or two about clean energy and innovative technology. With an impressive seven National Championships under their belt, . . .

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