Video: A Big Therapy Dog Makes a Big Impact

Four-year-old Bandit is a rescue Great Dane, and he’s doing his part to help veterans and their families in Missouri. He seems to be just one of those dogs who can make everyone around. . .

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Shelter Worker Goes Above and Beyond to Comfort Dog


Shelter worker Chrissy Ireland helps console prissy after surgery.
Photo courtesy Conway Area Humane Society via thedod.com

From the hundreds of stories that we have posted about animal shelters, we know that the vast majority of people who work at these facilities love dogs and want the best for them. But this. . .

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Florida Dog Gets Cutest Mugshot Ever


This will go on her permanent record.
Photo via abcnews.go.com

When a police officer in Tarpon Springs, Florida, picked up a stray dog without any tags, he brought her to the police station to see if he could find her owners. Then the police. . .

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Woman Believes that a Dog Cured Her Depression


Julie Barton poses with Bunker in 2007, shortly before he passed.
Photo courtesy of Julie Barton, via nypost.com

We have posted a lot about the healing powers of dogs, and a new book makes the case that a Golden Retriever puppy named Bunker saved Julie Barton’s life. At twenty-two years old, . . .

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Photos: Is This the Best Dog Beach in the World?


A cute dog enjoys playing in the ocean at Croatia’s Podvorska Beach.
Reuters photo by Antonio Bronic via aol.com

We like to think that we’re pretty progressive about dogs in this country, but check out the amenities at Podvorska Beach, in Crikvenica, Croatia. The pebbled beach has a shower just. . .

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Photos and Story: Dog and Guinea Pig are Best Friends


Rex and Smores are inseparable.
Photo via thedodo.com

Rex the Boxer suffers from degenerative myelopathy, a spinal disease that leads to paralysis of a dog’s back legs. Last year, he was sitting in a kill shelter in Orange County, California, when. . .

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