Monthly Archives: November 2013

“Dangerous” Dog Tamed by the Love of a. . .Goose?


Written by: Phil Monahan

Rex the German Shepherd and Geraldine the goose have found peace together.
Photo via express.co.uk

When he first came to the Puriton Horse and Animal Rescue is Somerset, England, Rex the German Shepherd Dog was so mean, it took two people to feed him. Staff at the shelter thought he might be untraibanle and would probably end up being euthanized, but. . .

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A Whole Community Makes an Extraordinary Effort to Find a Lost Dog


Written by: Phil Monahan

This post on a dog-rescue Facebook page rallied the community.
Photo via facebook

Here’s a great story from eastern Pennsylvania, about a lost dog and the community that rallied to find and rescue him. Caitlyn Walker and Randy Kersteen’s Nova Scotia Duck Tolling/ Lab mix, Eli, went missing on. . .

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Photos of the Day: Trophies West and East


Written by: Phil Monahan

They’re not the biggest steelhead, but California “half-pounders” put up a great fight.
Photos courtesy Shawn Combs

Orvis product developer Shawn Combs was on a business trip to Northern California last week, where got the chance to test some. . .

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Angling Art: “First Casts” by Bob White


Written by: Phil Monahan

“First Casts,” watercolor on archival paper.
by Bob White

I’ve been friends with Minnesota-based artist Bob White since we first met at a benefit fly-fishing event for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in 2007, but I’ve been a fan of his artwork for much longer than that. For instance, he did the wonderful illustrations for. . .

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Amazing! Dog Found Alive in Rubble 8 Days After Illinois Tornado


Written by: Phil Monahan

The happy reunion occurred after Dexter was discovered in the rubble circled above.
Photo via facebook

Last week, we featured the heartwarming story of Jon Byler Dann and his dog, Maggie, being reunited after a tornado devastated their home in Washington, Illinois. Yesterday, something even more astonishing happened: an employee of a destroyed apartment complex discovered a. . .

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