Here’s our second story of the day that focuses on a dog’s heroism, devotion, and love. A Pit Bull was found wandering a neighborhood in Savannah, Georgia, last week, carrying a. . .
Most dog owners know that it they pet another dog, their own pooch reacts with what certainly looks like jealousy. But scientists have been wondering if we anthropomorphize dogs when we attribute such human emotions to. . .
It’s a heartbreaking photograph, but it displays a quality of dogs that we know and love. An Atlanta man snapped the picture of a Pit Bull standing over its injured companion, who had been hit by a car. Unfortunately, the. . .
Here’s a story from Vetstreet.com about dog breeds that seem to be suffering from declining popularity.
Here’s a wonderful video made by a young Polish dog trainer, Patrycja Kowalczyk, and featuring a brilliant Border Collie named Zoe. The video is beautifully shot and some of Zoe’s skills are pretty incredible. I don’t even know how you would train a dog to go completely limp while you pick it up. I mean, how do you explain that? You can see them working on that trick here.
Editor’s warning: At about the 2:00 mark of this video is an extremely vulgar curse word. I would normally never publish a video containing such a word on the dog blog, but I assume that Ms. Kowalczyk simply didn’t get it. (Her blog is entirely in Polish.) So, if you’re easily offended, don’t watch or skip from 1:55-2:05.
How cool is this? After seeing a baby bird struggling to stay afloat in a Connecticut lake, Jax the Black Lab swam out and saved the little guy. I wonder if he would have done the same if. . .
Cancer poses a very serious threat to all of our pets. Six million new pet cancer diagnoses are made every year, and countless families experience the devastating effects of this deadly disease…
Here’s yet another dog-in-hot-car story, but this one has a happy and weird ending. When passers-by noted that a little dog was locked inside a van in the hot sun outside a Costco in Plano, Texas, authorities took. . .
A couple in Alexandia, Virginia, are banking on a novel idea: that the kind of people who love to pamper their pooches will also want them to get a good workout in a safe, temperature-controlled atmosphere. Frolick Dogs, which. . .
We were thrilled to announce the winners of the most recent round of the Orvis Cover Dog Contest, and now we’re excited to announce the entries that raised the most money and received the most unique voters! To date, we’ve raised more than $900,000 for canine cancer research and the Morris Animal Foundation. Our current contest is scheduled to end September 30th – click here to enter, and check out the top dogs below.