Houston Nonprofit Gives Away Free Dog Houses


It doesn’t take long to find a dog who needs a “hut.”
Photo by KHOU

Here’s a wonderful story about a Texas organization called Huts for Mutts, whose goal is to provide shelter for dogs who spend much of their lives chained up. Founder Aliesha Medley. . .

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Video of Dog Hugging Her Pal Will Melt Your Heart


Lottie and Grizzly have a sweet relationship.
Photo by Petz Photography via abcnews.go.com

The video is less than ten seconds long, but it took the Internet by storm last week, when Taylor Duguay of Sudbury, Ontario, posted it to the social-media video site Vine. In the video, . . .

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Photo of a Bride and Her Service Dog Goes Viral


Valerie Parrott and her medical alert service dog, Bella, share a special bond.
Photo by Maddie Peschong, mad Photo & Design

Last week, someone on the social-media site reddit.com posted a photo of a bride and her service dog sharing a special moment, and the image went viral. This was a surprise to both the. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LXIII: Jason Gragen


The author on his way into the woods to visit one of myriad backcountry streams he fishes.
Photos courtesy Jason Gragen

Jason Gragen is an elementary school teacher from Vermont. When he’s not chasing brook trout, you’re likely to find him hiking, hunting for ruffed grouse and woodcock, ice fishing, . . .

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