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Every day, we hear of horrendous things that people do. Social media and the internet in general has made it possible for stories to reach every corner of the world in an instant. While that may be great, sometimes you come across stories that make you lose your faith in humanity. This story is one of them.A young puppy...
Dogs are incredible creatures. They have their own personalities, and it’s always fun interacting with them. They are said to have the intelligence of a three year old human baby, so can also be taught all sorts of tricks. The best part is that each dog has his own way of interpreting the command. The beagle in the following...
24 year old student Kayla Filoon and her pooch Russ became an internet sensation when a photo of them went viral. And honestly, can anyone blame the internet for loving them?Filoon has been volunteering as a dog walker for her local animal shelter, ACCT Philly. She’s been around her fair share of shelter dogs. However, when Filoon saw Russ...
You know that great feeling when you’re finally reunited with your best friend after having been away for some time? These two magnificent pups do, and I’m sure they’ll tell you that it’s one of the best feelings in the world.Star and Copper are two shelter dogs that met at the SPCA of Brevard and they became puppy pals...
While here in the United States, we are moving into summer, in South America, they weather is starting to get colder as they head into winter. In Brazil, this makes life for stray dogs even more difficult as they are stuck in the cold with no shelter. Some of these dogs have lived their entire lives out on the...
Everybody has their favorite spots for relaxing. Some people like to hang out on the porch, some people have a favorite chair or spot on the couch where they automatically feel more comfortable.Even cats and dogs often have a preferred location in or around their house. Huckleberry, a gorgeous golden retriever, has his own preferred location, but it keeps...
There is nothing sweeter than seeing babies with cats and dogs! A long time ago, people felt that they had to get rid of pets when they had a baby, but studies show that children raised with pets in the home can aid development and strengthen social and emotional skills.These 22 pictures demonstrate that these studies seem to be...
You may want to grab the tissues for this story. Since 2006, Bodza, a gorgeous German Shepherd, worked as an explosive detection dog for the U.S. Air Force. This brave dog saved countless lives sniffing out bombs in Iraq, Kuwait, and other places.In 2012, Bodza was paired with Kyle Smith, and the two developed a bond almost immediately. The...
Now that the weather is getting warmer, all the pests that come with summer are going to be showing up. Mosquitoes, fleas, wasps, and bees will all be making their presence known, and while most people take care to prevent bites and stings to themselves, sometimes we forget that they can really hurt our cats and dogs.Cats and dogs...
If you have ever had to clean tar off of shoes, clothing, or furniture, you know it’s a nearly impossible task. Imagine trying to clean a dog that is covered from head to toe in thick, sticky tar! In Lanus, Argentina, two young men found a dog that was literally covered all over in tar.No one knows exactly how...
Weddings are such happy occasions - seeing two people in love pledge themselves to one another forever, celebrating with food, music, and… puppies? That’s right. For Meghan and Brett Butler, who have two dogs and two cats of their own, it’s clear they care for animals, but they also wanted to share the love of animals with guests at...
I’m happy to share some good news that is coming from the front lines of animal activism. China has now officially banned the sale of dog meat, and the ban will go into effect June 15, 2017! This is great news, and it is sparking much needed change across China. Starting in June, street vendors, restaurants, and markets will...
Living with a dog (or, many dogs!) is rarely boring! While, they are usually loving, loyal, and often content to snooze on the couch, some dogs aren’t quite so docile! I want you to meet these feisty dogs who, while still their owners’ best friends, have shown a bit of a sassy side. Maybe some public dog shaming will...
So many people mistreat their dogs, it’s just awful. Fortunately, some of the dogs get rescued and get to be spoiled and loved by their new owners in their new homes. That’s what happened to Lola.For the first eight years of her life, she was chained up in a garage and was completely isolated. She never got to play...
B.B. is a small poodle rescued from a puppy mill. When the Humane Society in Charlotte, North Carolina raided a home, B.B. was one of the dogs they found there. There were over 150 dogs, cats, and goats on the property, all kept in awful condition.B.B. was found in a small wire cage that hadn’t been cleaned in clearly...
Pet stores often get the animals they sell from breeders who treat their animals horribly. Known as “puppy mills,” breeders keep female dogs in terrible conditions, forcing them to have litter after litter so the puppies can be sold for large profits. These puppies are often in poor health or have birth defects and deformities.Not only this, but the...
I’m always amazed at the kindness and empathy dogs have towards their owners. A perfect example of the love of dogs is found in Argentina by a dog named Tony. When Jesus Hueche was doing yard work, Tony was right by his side. At one point, Jesus had to get up on a ladder to prune an overgrown tree.He...
While normally, we love showing happy animals, especially dogs and puppies, we want you to meet Lana. Lana has been nicknamed the “Saddest Dog in the World” on social media. It’s not hard to see why, but Lana has had a rough go, and she needs a loving permanent family to care for her! Lana was born in Mexico,...
When you see a raccoon, what do you do? Shoo him out of your trash cans? Chase her away with a broom? What if you see an injured baby raccoon? While it’s sad to see a hurt animal, most people would call animal control. Not Rosie, a kind-hearted woman from Nassau, Bahamas!After finding a baby raccoon in her yard,...

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