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 Orleans Rescue Group Saves Emaciated Dog Whose Photo Appeared Online


Written by: Phil Monahan

Alex is severely undernourished and underweight.
Photo via SAF Facebook page

When a photo of an extremely emaciated dog appeared on the Facebook page of a local animal-control department, assistant director of the Southern Animal Foundation Deanna Theis knew she had to act fast. Members of the New Orleans rescue went and. . .

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Audio: Great NPR Story on the Movement Against Pet-Store Sales


Written by: Phil Monahan

Cities in several states have passed dog-sale bans, aimed at cracking down on substandard puppy breeders.
Photo via npr.org

A story on NPR yesterday focused on the movement to ban the sale of dogs at pet stores in many towns and cities across Florida.So far, at least 30 bans are in place in the Sunshine State, added to similar laws in California, New Jersey, and other states. Dog advocates argue that. . .

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Video: Restaurant Apologizes After Kicking Out Veteran and His Service Dog


Written by: Phil Monahan

We are accustomed to these kinds of stories, but not necessarily to this kind of resolution. When Wendy Smith heard a couple of diners complain about Lacy Miller having his dog inside Mickey’s Restaurant—in Kernersville, North Carolina—she thought she was doing the right thing by. . .

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