Profiles: The Service Dogs of the Invictus Games


Stanley goes above and beyond for Jesse Graham: He opens and closes doors and can even turn lights off and on.
Photo by Bill Frakes for ESPN

The Invictus Games–sort of like the Olympics for wounded warriors–have been held over the past week in Orlando, Florida, providing no end of inspirational stories of courage and. . .

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Photos: Disabled Dog Becomes Quite a Traveler


Mel’s wheelchair allows him to go pretty much anywhere he wants to.
Photo by Thomas Dilworth via thedodo.com

It was a couple weeks after they brought him home that Mel’s family, the Dilworths, noticed that his balance was little off. And when the eight-year-old Pit Bull was diagnosed with a. . .

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Saying Goodbye to a Dog Who Helped a Man Get Off the Streets


Raymond Goynes and Mary Kilty spent a few last moments with Ms. Kilty’s ailing terrier, Sonja.
Photo by Nicole Bengiveno/The New York Times

We post a lot of stories about people who help dogs who are living on the street, but this tale from the New York Times turns that equation on its head. Raymond Goynes had been living on. . .

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Hero Shelter Volunteer Adopts Old Dog Scheduled for Euthanasia


Bill Baker, a volunteer at the Kenton County Animal Shelter in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, shares a moment with Marcie.
Photo by Lisa Binns/Shelter Dog Photography

Here’s a beautiful from Kentucky, where a terminally ill stray was brought into the Kenton County Animal Shelter at the end of January. The dog was in terrible shape, flea-bitten, blind, and. . .

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Photographer Makes His Big Dog Look WAY Bigger


Juji takes up a lot of couch space in Chris Cline’s version of reality.
Photo by Chris Cline, via Instagram

My daughter loved Clifford the Big Red Dog books when she was little, and she loved to imagine what it would be like to have such a giant pet. Minnesota photographer Chris Cline has used. . .

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