Classic Video: Golden Fun Under the Sun

Here’s a wonderful video that really captures the playfulness of golden retrievers, and they frolic in the sun. It’s an all-golden affair until the very end, when they’re joined by a much smaller. . .

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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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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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Video: A Sailor and Her Dog are Reunited

I love these kinds of videos, and it’s been a while since we featured one. Second-class petty officer Christina Baez has been overseas for a year, serving in the Navy, and her beloved Pit Bull, . . .

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Video: Inspirational Dogs Help Kids Heal in Physical Therapy


Nine-year-old Sophia gets a boost from Handsome, a deaf therapy dog, during physical therapy sessions.
Photo Courtesy Akron Children’s Hospital

Here’s a beautiful story to help wipe away the taste of that last one: When children have to go through intensive physical therapy at a hospital in Akron, Ohio, they often get a bit of. . .

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