Rufio is an eight-year-old Cocker Spaniel with a few problems.Photo via indefinitelywild.gizmodo.com
Here’s a great essay from the Indefinitely Wild site about the realities of adopting an older dog. Wes Siler and his his partner, Lara, recently adopted an eight-year-old Cocker Spaniel named. . .
Written by: Jane Sobel Klonsky, Project Unconditional
Cleo was always up for whatever games Sophie could dream up.
Photo by Jane Sobel Klonsky
Manchester, Vermont—This picture says it all: I can see Ryan reminiscing with Cleo about all the chased balls and Frisbees, as well as the tea parties with Ryan’s daughter Sophie, where she. . .
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. . .
Blackie will now spend her final days surrounded by love and warmth.Photo by BRUNIE DRUMOND
Blackie is a 14-year-old, blind, sick dog whose owners brought him into a Texas shelter just before Christmas. They thought that the shelter would simply put the dog down, but then something. . .
Marnie’s popularity has surprised everyone, including her owner.Photo via Instagram
Marnie the dog is not your typical model: her tilted head and too-long tongue would not win her any ribbons at a dog show, for sure. But the little Shih Tzu’s personality and willingness to. . .
Granbury, Texas—Judy’s best friend Walt, the 10-year old Great Dane, was a present from her children the year after her husband passed away suddenly. Since then, Walt has been by. . .
Photo by redditor u/mdcohen
Reddit.com refers to itself as “the front page of the Internet,” but it’s really a social news website where folks post links to pretty much anything they find interesting or funny. The content can. . .
Older dogs, such as James, could see their lives extended if new research pans out.Photo by Evan, Golden
Perhaps the most bittersweet part of loving a dog is knowing that its life span will be so much shorter than yours. But, according to an article in the MIT Technology Review, there are. . .
15-year-old Charlie needs a lot of attention and help, but he still loves being with people.
Photo by John Kelly/THE WASHINGTON POST
Living with a dog who is approaching the end of its life can be a rewarding experience (see the Project Unconditional series), but there can also be challenges, both physical and. . .
San Franciso, California—Linda met Eno, who is blind and was found matted and in rough shape, as a Muttville volunteer. Linda says that volunteers at Muttville Senior Dog Rescue fall in love. . .