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.

Video: Rescue Dog Helps His Owner Survive a Heart Attack


Written by: Phil Monahan

Ron Weatherford says that Hendrix saved his life.
Photo via wfmynews2.com

A North Carolina man is crediting his 15-year-old rescue dog, Hendrix, with saving his life. Ron Weatherford collapsed from a heart attack while he was alone in his home. That’s a situation that spells disaster for thousands of people every year. But Hendrix took. . .

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Pro Tips: How to Deal with an Unfamiliar, Unleashed Dog


Written by: Phil Monahan

When your dog is leashed, the approach of an unleashed dog can be unsettling.
Photo by Phil Monahan

When your dog is on a leash and under control—say, during a daily walk—and an off-leash dog comes running up, this can create real problems. The leashed dog may become upset or aggravated, and the situation can turn dangerous for both the dogs and the. . .

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