Memorial Day is traditionally celebrated to remember those who have died in military service. We highlighted brave war dogs that have protected our country’s freedom, and today we honor some adorable patriotic pups - and dogs who serve as service dogs, in military/war, and police dogs -- all heroes in our pack! Today these dapper dogs are honoring those in service, and dressed in their Patriotic best on this Memorial Day. 1. Stoic, Faithful and True! 2. Tough, Tenacious, and … [Read more...] about 10 Dogs Exercising Their Patriotic Rights and Honoring Those Who Serve
Richochet is a famous Golden Retriever. She was trained from birth in a special program to be a service dog, but that isn't what Richochet was meant to be, at least not in the way this service program was training her. They had to release her from the program. Richochet loves chasing birds, running in the ocean, and her free spirit could potentially be dangerous to a person with special needs. THAT was when her wise trainer tuned in to what Richochet was good at, and what she loved. The result … [Read more...] about Richochet, The Service Dog Turned Surfing Dog, Changing Lives One Person, One Wave at a Time
Mishka is a very famous Husky, and very talkative. What do you get when you put two Huskies together, and one of them is Mishka? A hilarious conversation...or is that an argument? Hmm. Mishka and Laika go head-to-head in this clip, and the English subtitles are fantastic - spot on! https://youtu.be/4S-N7xWWrbo Kudos to their owners for creating video clips that make us smile, LOL, and appreciate our canine best friends more than ever. … [Read more...] about [VIDEO] Have You Ever Seen Two Huskies Argue? Watch This!
Jessica VanHusen's senior dog, Kiaya a 10-year-old white Akita rescue dog, lost both of her eyes from glaucoma, and gained two guide dogs - her siblings! VanHusen is a vet tech, living in Waterford, Michigan, and when asked how her two Akitas, Cass, and Keller, took on this role as guide, for their older sibling, she described, "They were kind of bookends to her, they're not fiercely protective but they're always touching her. They're really respectful of her." Cass taught himself to lead … [Read more...] about Paws-itively Precious: When This Dog Loses Her Eyes, Canine Siblings Become Her Guides, Literally
A former teacher found herself homeless, and when she applied for emergency housing from the UK council, she was told she qualified for her house,b ut would have to part with her dogs in order to get it. She said no. As a result, she has been living in her 20-year-old Alfa Romeo for four months in a car parking lot, while desperately trying to find work. Hillary Barrows is quoted: "The only place I could stay was my 20-year-old Alfa Romeo. I decided to drive to Canterbury because the … [Read more...] about Woman Refuses to Give Up Dogs For Council Housing Now Lives in Car, What Would You Do?
Can this dog do it? Will he do it? Theo is on a hike with his Mom, and picks up a very prized possession along the way, but then he hits an obstacle... Theo can't get through with it, and Theo won't go through without it...so what happens? Watch this awesome video to find out! https://youtu.be/m_CrIu01SnM Dogs are SO smart! It's good to let them think through problems that we know they can figure out - it's called being a good parent! ツ SHARE this with your friends today! … [Read more...] about Find Out What Happens When This Pup Encounters an Obstacle Too Big, and He Won’t Give Up His Prized Possession
What an inspiring story! Brad Croft, CEO of Universal K9, Inc., and his team take shelter dogs (often from high kill shelters), and give them a second chance at life with specialized training as police, bomb, and drug dogs. Often police departments spend tens of thousands of dollars for pure bred dogs from overseas, specially trained in police and drug or bomb detection - but Brad Croft is changing that - and his organization has already saved more than 100 dogs and trained them for police … [Read more...] about Universal K9 Provides A Second Chance at Life For These Shelter Dogs, Producing First Rate Heroes!
We are madly in love with dogs, and believe without a doubt that the relationship we share with our pups is among the most precious on earth. This video clip of a little boy named Joshua and his Labrador dog, Toby, is one of the sweetest and most precious clips we've seen, maybe ever! Joshua's Dad made this video, and it will be something they will all treasure for the rest of their lives. He captured perfectly that easy, precious, and very special bond between a young boy and his dog - it's … [Read more...] about It’s Entirely Possible You Could Not Create A Clip of a Boy and His Dog More Precious Than This…
This beautifully narrated clip of mini-Australian Shepherd puppies learning to herd for the very first time is truly off-the-charts in adorableness! Learning to herd, even if it is instinctual, is a lot of work for these little pups, and we love how they do not give up! Fortunately, Mom comes to the rescue...but will Fin and his siblings finally get it? Watch and find out! You'll want to share this with your friends - it is that cute! (Oh, and yes, we want them … [Read more...] about Watch These Mini-Australian Shepherd Pups Testing Out Their Herding Skills For the First Time, Off-the-charts Adorable
Our friends at 3MillionDogs.com shared this story and we loved it so much, we want to share it with you. Meet "The Library Dog", a.k.a. Shelton, who was homeless and living on the streets of Resistencia, Argentina. A group of students, school librarians, and other locals took compassion on the abandoned pup, and took it upon themselves to do what they could to care for him. The librarians let him stay in the library while it was open, and fed him, but once night fell, Shelton had to return to … [Read more...] about The Library Dog: A Beautiful Story of Love and Rescue