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.

Hero Dogs Leads Firefighters to Trapped Children


Written by: Phil Monahan

Hailed as a hero, Maxx is being treated for burns and smoke inhalation.
Photo courtesy Seminole County Fire Department

I see a lot of “dog saves family from fire” stories in my news feed, but most are of the “his barking woke us up” variety. Really, all the dog did was bark, and if we could translate, the pup may . . .

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Project Unconditional Photo 28: “Bumper the Gentle Soul”

Written by: Jane Sobel Klonsky, Project Unconditional


“Bumper the Happy Dog” shares a moment with Cynthia.
Photo by Jane Sobel Klonsky

Springfield, Vermont—Bumper, an 11-year-old American Staffordshire terrier, got her name from Cynthia, who first met her as a puppy who had been found in the street after having been. . .

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South Florida’s Huge “Dog Dumping Ground” Problem


Written by: Phil Monahan

In the past month, volunteers have rescued more than 130 strays from the Redland.
Photo by Adam Hendel via miaminewtimes.com

Reader Allie Lopez-Cuadra sent us a link to this news report of an important story from South Florida. The Redland, an unincorporated, mostly agricultural area of Southwest Miami-Dade. . .

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