Video: Dog Saves Toddler from Rattlesnake Bite

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An 18-month-old boy named Bryson may be alive today thanks to the bravery of his family’s Australian Shepherd, Shiloh, whose fast action and bravery averted disaster. Bryan and. . .

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How Well Can You Read Your Dog’s Expressions?

Can you tell what this dog is feeling from these expressions?
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As dog owners, we tend to read a lot into our best friends’ expressions, since they can’t actually tell us what they are thinking or feeling. But did you ever wonder if your interpretations are. . .

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Police Dog Finds Woman Missing for Four Days in the Canadian Wilderness

Boomer’s incredible stamina and dedication to his job saved the day.
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Here’s a remarkable story from British Columbia, Canada, where a 66-year-old woman disappeared on July 30th. When a motorcyclist found the woman’s car on a remote logging road, it was . . .

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Flight Attendant Adopts the Street Dog Who Never Stopped Waiting for Her

This beautiful boy seemed to fall in love with German flight attendent Olivia Sievers. Photo via Here’s a heartwarming story about a woman who came in contact with a street dog in a foreign land, and he never forgot her kindness. Olivia Sievers, a flight attendant from Germany, had traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina, … Continue reading “Flight Attendant Adopts the Street Dog Who Never Stopped Waiting for Her”

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Study: Having a Dog Reduces Anxiety in Kids

Dogs can help kids form bonds and can even affect brain chemistry according to the study.
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It’s been common knowledge for years that having dogs in the house can make a child less likely to develop certain allergies. But did you know that having a dog may also have significant. . .

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The Best Dog-Friendly National Parks, Part 1

Orvis associate Cindy Dunican and her Black Lab, Addy, enjoy adventure travel.
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On August 25, the National Park Service will celebrate its 100th anniversary, so over the next few weeks, we will be highlighting the best parks for you to explore with your dog. Pets are. . .

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