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Photos: The Dogs of the 2015 Orvis Down the Hatch Fishing Festival


Written by: Phil Monahan

I was very excited to see my old friend, Cayenne, who has been on this blog many times.
All photos by Phil Monahan

Last Saturday, Orvis held its third annual Down the Hatch Fishing Festival in Missoula, Montana. The event—part of the Orvis Guide Rendezvous—featured live music, a chance to try out. . .

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Blind Man Asked to Leave His Service Dog in a Car at Michigan Restaurant


Written by: Phil Monahan

Nathan Schneck and his service dog, Husker, take a walk on Sunday.
Photo via macombdaily.com

Many times, we have posted about folks who have had problems in restaurants with their service dogs, but in the vast majority of these instances, the dog owner doesn’t have an obvious. . .

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Shelter Dog Helps Autistic Boy Connect with His Mom


Written by: Phil Monahan

Denise Landaverde, an adoptions specialist at the Best Friends Pet Adoption and Spay/Neuter Center in Los Angeles, introduces Joey to Roxy the dog.
Photo via today.com

Here’s a beautiful story about how a teenage boy with autism learned to enjoy hugging and kissing his mother through the love of a shelter dog named Roxie. Joey Granados used to loathe. . .

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