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.

What to Do If You Find a Tick on Your Dog


Written by: Phil Monahan

The deer tick, Ixodes scapularis, is the main vector for Lyme disease.
Photo courtesy the U.S. Department of Agriculture, via Wikimedia

This is the time of year when my dog loves to run through the tall grass in the field next to our home. . .which means it’s high time for ticks. These tenacious little arachnids carry any. . .

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Terminally Ill Shelter Dogs Get a Chance at a Happy Ending in “Fospice”


Written by: Phil Monahan

Biscuit, a hefty 13-year-old Pit Bull, found a loving home for his final days.
Photo via goodnewsnetwork.org

Here’s a beautiful story about a program that helps to find short-term forever homes for terminally ill shelter dogs, where they can live out their final days surrounded by love. Foster Dogs NYC. . .

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