This blog is dedicated to both dogs and dog lovers, and it features the best articles, photos, videos, and news that we can find from around the world. We also write about the Orvis-Morris Animal Foundation Canine Cancer Campaign and our work supporting the dog-rescue efforts of the Petfinder Foundation.

Once Slated for “Extermination,” a Sochi Dog Finds a Home in Virginia


Written by: Phil Monahan

Romana Williams sits at home with her dog, Sochi on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 in Chesapeake.
Photo by Rich-Joseph Facun | The Virginian-Pilot

A fascinating story in The Virginian-Pilot tells the story of Sochi, a dog who was in danger of being killed before last year’s Winter Olympics who has made it all the way to Chesapeake, Virginia, where she has found a. . .

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Pro Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe This Thanksgiving


Written by: Phil Monahan

Pay attention to your dog during the busy holiday meal.
Photo by photo by Maria, Gastonia

North Shore Animal League America, the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, has an excellent list of ten ways to keep your dog safe during the hectic family mealtime tomorrow. Here are a few things to look out for: . . .

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Extreme Athletes Rescue a Dog in the Jungles of Ecuador


Written by: Phil Monahan

The athletes named their new friend Arthur, after legendary King Arthur.
Photo via today.com

A four-man Swedish team had trained for months to compete in the Adventure Racing World Championships—which included biking, running and kayaking—in the jungles of Ecuador. But what they couldn’t prepare for was adding a. . .

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Project Unconditional Photo #2: The Luckiest Man in the World


Were it not for Chloe, Waymon would probably be a lonely shut-in.
Photo by Jane Sobel Klonsky

[Editor's Note: A couple weeks ago, we posted about Project Unconditional, by Vermont photographer Jane Sobel Klonsky. She has graciously offered to share more of her images with us, and this is the first installment of the series.]

You’re never too old, too sick, too poor…too anything…. to find joy. Waymon finds it everyday with Chloe. If it weren’t for Chloe, Waymon would probably be in his apartment all day watching television and feeling sorry for. . .

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