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More Than $35k Raised to Help a Homeless Man and His beloved Dog


Written by: Phil Monahan

Pete Buchmann, 54, gives his 9 year-old dog Buster, a hug while plain with him outside of Faithful Friends.
Photo by JENNIFER CORBETT/THE NEWS JOURNAL

Talk about your Christmas miracles! Last week, Delaware Online published a story about a homeless man, Pete Buchmann who walked five miles a day to visit his dog, Buster, who was. . .

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Classic Ask the Dogtor: Does Your Dog Need a Coat?


Written by: Phil Monahan

[Editor's Note: Dr. Bo Bergman—a.k.a. "the Dogtor"—has graciously agreed to answer questions about dog health and care from Orvis Dogs readers. If you have a question for the Dogtor, leave it in the comments section below. Click here to read his introductory post.]

In his first video “Ask the Dogtor” installment, Dr. Bo discusses whether or not your dog needs a coat. . .and perhaps some booties, as. . .

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Shelter Finds Forever Home for “Ugly and Depressed” Dog


Written by: Phil Monahan

Tristan and his new owner, Derek, leave the shelter for the last time.
Photo via wtvr.com

A Virginia shelter had tried to find a home for Tristan, a nine-year-old Doberman-Rottweiler mix, for almost a year with no luck. Folks who came into Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society sometimes commented that the dog was “ugly,” which upset shelter workers who knew what a. . .

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