Video: Adopted Elderly Dog Turns Out to Be a Life-Saver


Here’s a wonderful story from Massachusetts that speaks to the value of older dogs. Many folks shy from adopting dogs of a certain age, but Corry Barboza fell in love with Chip at first sight. She saw the 13-year-old chocolate Labrador featured on ABC 6’s “Pick of the Litter” segment and. . .

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Videos: Just Gorgeous Australian Shepherd Puppies

Here are a couple of beautiful little videos that have no theme or message. Shot by Russian photographer Igor Berman, they are merely a celebration of these charming puppies. In the first video, they’re tiny and still with their mom, and in the second, Nora Ingrid enjoys a day in the. . .

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Abandoned Dog, Born With Genetic Defects, Finds The Perfect Home

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but it’s not often that you get such a beautiful example. Miss Flans is an albino Chiweenie (Chihuahua/Dachshund mix) who is the product of the worst kind of backyard breeding. Her early life was one of mistreatment, abuse, and finally abandonment. But there was. . .

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Video: Dog and Jaguar are Best Friends

One of the more amazing things about dogs is that they seem to have no prejudice of any kind: they can develop deep relationships not only with humans, but with many other species, as well. We’ve featured stories about dogs and elephants, dogs and hippos, dogs and horses, and on and on. Here’s yet another wonderful example of how two seemingly unlikely animals have become. . .

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Video: What Do You Think Your Dog Is Thinking?

Here’s a fun little video from Animal New York, in which an interviewer asks dog owners an important question: What do you think your dog is thinking? Their answers are somewhat illuminating. One wonders if. . .

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Video: Blind Veteran Meets His New Guide Dog


Brad Snyder meets a potential guide dog that could change his life.
Photo via NECN

Here’s a wonderful video report about a Navy lieutenant who lost his eyesight in an IED explosion in Afghanistan but who has not let his impairment slow him down. Brad Snyder went on to win gold at the London Paralympic games last summer and plans to live many more adventures. To help make his dreams happen, he needs a. . .

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Video: Another Story of Hope, Love, and Recovery

Apparently, it’s “Amazing Recovery Day” on Orvis News, as here’s a second story of a beautiful dog who has come back from horrible suffering and the brink of death. When a young dog was found beaten and left for dead in western Washington State, she fought for her life, and the. . .

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Repost: Hero Saves Dog by Breaking Car Window

[Editor’s Note: There are several stories in today’s news about people leaving dogs in cars when it’s hot outside, so I thought it was worth reposting this story from last summer. It shows that you can do something if you encounter a situation that you believe is dangerous for a dog.]

A couple weeks ago, we posted about the dangers of dogs left in hot cars and argued that “It’s always easiest to just walk away from a situation that might be considered someone else’s problem, but saving a dog is worth getting yelled at by an. . .

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