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.

New Florida Law Punishes Those with Fake Service Dogs


Written by: Phil Monahan

The Sunshine State is cracking down on those who try to cheat the system for their benefit.
Photo via dogster.com

We have posted many times about the problems created by fake service dogs demanding the benefits that real service animals deserve. It’s ridiculously easy to go online and buy vests, . . .

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Dog Found With Muzzle Taped Shut Goes to a New Home


Written by: Phil Monahan

Caitlyn’s recovery has been deemed “miraculous” by vets who have treated her.
Photo via facebook

A month ago, a Pit Bull mix named Caitlyn was found in South Carolina with her muzzle duct-taped shut, prompting outrage and cried for justice. Her abuser was arrested, but Caitlyn has a long. . .

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Essay: Was It Love at First Sight with Your Rescue Dog?


Written by: Phil Monahan

Toby and Margot Ahlquist traveling to Martha’s Vineyard two years after the adoption.
Photo via dogster.com

When you bring a new dog into your home, you’d like to think that you fall in love with him or her immediately. But, as Margot Ahlquist admits in a compelling essay on dogster.com, things. . .

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Beautiful Ceremony in Nepal Celebrates Dogs


Written by: Phil Monahan

Dogs are adorned with flower garlands as a sign of respect for the relationship shared between humans and dogs.
Photo via onegreenplanet.org

While much of the media was focused on the horrible dog-meat festival in China last week, some preferred to highlight a much different event in neighboring Nepal. The second day of the. . .

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