Rescue Dog Returns the Favor, Saves Owner’s Life


Chloe’s quick action saved Chuck’s life
Photo by TribLive

Chuck Weintraub has dedicated his life to rescuing dogs, but he never imagined that one day these pups would rescue him. While home alone last Wednesday, Weintraub collapsed in heart failure. Sensing the imminent danger, Weintraub’s 1-year-old pup Chloe raced down. . .

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Blind Therapy Dog Continues to Raise Awareness for Autism


Dutchess continues to travel the country to raise awareness for autism
Photo via HLN

Dutchess the Golden Retriever is giving new meaning to the cliché “Love is blind.” When a degenerative disease robbed Dutchess of her eyesight in 2010, her career as an autism ambassador and therapy dog was in jeopardy. But in the. . .

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Video: After Beating the Odds, Lentil the Dog is Giving Back


Lentil has become an “ambassadog” for children with clefts.
Photo by Lentil’s Facebook page

Six months ago, Lentil was born with a life-threatening abnormality. Now, the odds-beating bulldog is an ambassador for children who share his condition. Born with a cleft lip and nose, in addition to a hard and soft palate, Lentil was unable to eat or suckle. Facing imminent starvation, he was saved by. . .

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Video: New York Yankees Bat Dog Retires After 11-Year Career

After an illustrious career, a star member of the New York Yankee’s organization has officially retired. Chase, a 13-year-old golden retriever, served for the past 11 years as honorary bat dog for the Trenton Thunder, a Yankees minor-league team. A fan favorite for over a decade, Chase carried baseball bats to and from the dugouts, brought water bottles to umpires in between innings and, win or. . .

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Video: Pit Bull is Reunited with Owner After Three Years

Eric Hough and his pup Smoke are together again, after spending three years apart. The beloved pit bull disappeared from Hough’s Los Angeles home in 2010. But the years of pain came to a joyous end last month when Hough received some unexpected news…

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After a Spending Her First Year as a Stray, “Girlie the Power Plant Dog” Has a New Home


Girlie spent the first year of her life living at Exelon power plant in Dallas, Texas.
Photo by Dogster

After spending the past year living as a stray at a Texas power plant, a dog named Girlie has finally found a forever home. A beautiful, one-year-old mixed breed, she spent the first 12 months of her life scavenging around an Exelon facility in Dallas. That’s where Kara Corn, a plant employee, spotted Girlie, and she quickly. . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 07.05.13

Welcome to a new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. Phil is on vacation so I have taken over responsibilities. We have a killer selection this week…

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Keep Your Dog Safe on The Fourth of July


Here are a few tips to ensure both you and your dog have an enjoyable holiday
Photo via petMD

Independence Day can be a dangerous and terrifying time for dogs. While firework displays solemnize the birth of our nation, the loud bangs, flashes of light and smells of burning pyrotechnics can trigger a panic-induced nightmare for our pups…

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