This blog is dedicated to both dogs and dog lovers, and it features the best articles, photos, videos, and news that we can find from around the world. We also write about the Orvis-Morris Animal Foundation Canine Cancer Campaign and our work supporting the dog-rescue efforts of the Petfinder Foundation.

Man Arrested in Florida for Leaving Dog in Hot Car


Written by: Phil Monahan

Swart was arrested and charged with cruelty to animals. He was released Sunday on $2,502 bond.
Photo via news4jax.com

Well, who had March 31 in our “Guess the Date of Our First Dog-in-a-Hot-Car Story of the Year” Contest? We are still a long way from summer, but dog owners in Southern states need to. . .

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Cop Adopts Dog She Found in Abandoned House


Written by: Phil Monahan

Blatimore police officer Ashley Acord and her new best friend, Grayson.
Photo courtesy Baltimore Police Dept via thedodo.com

Longtime blog readers may remember the wonderful story about Baltimore police officer Dan Waskiewicz, who was honored for his compassion when he responded to a “vicious dog” call. . .

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Shelter Decides to Do Away with Breed Info as a Way to Promote Adoption


Written by: Phil Monahan

Does knowing this dog’s breed affect your decision to adopt?
Photo by Corbin Carson via ktar.com

A dog shelter in Arizona is taking a novel approach to dog breeds, as a way to break down barriers that may be in the way of adoption. The Arizona Animal Welfare League will no longer identify. . .

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