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  • Dog friendly Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
    Dog friendly Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
    What a wonderful treasure to be able to share with the dogs! Be sure to follow the rules, on-leash, kept quiet, pick-up after your pets and pay attention to potential dangers.Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge (MINWR) headquarters is located...
  • Cancer-stricken dog continues to mark off items from his 'bucket list'
    Cancer-stricken dog continues to mark off items from his 'bucket list'
    Not quite two weeks before Christmas, thousands of people across the nation learned about a Texas couple's cancer-stricken dog, "Cane."Cane, who has thyroid cancer, is greatly loved by two creative guardians who are doing their...
  • Injured and waiting
    Dog, struck by car, remains in California animal shelter
    Since December 22, a young dog, believed to have been struck by a vehicle, has been at theOrange County Animal Care Center in California.The poodle mix, estimated to be two years of age, is suffering from multiple injuries, including a fractured...
  • Reunited
    Police help reunite Massachusetts man with his 'dead' dog
    Just one day after Christmas, a Reading, Massachusetts, man was reunited with his missing dog, who he believed had been killed not quite one week earlier. News of the miraculous reunion was released from the North Reading Police Department on...
  • Mary Radford
    Florida woman arrested for Christmas Eve dog tossing incident
    According to Thursday's New York Daily News, a 69-year-old Florida woman, accused of tossing a poodle from a moving vehicle on Christmas Eve, was arrested and charged with cruelty to animals.Volusia County Sheriff's Captain Shane Summers...
  • Eddie Cahill died of an apparent dog attack
    Family dog blamed for Indiana man's Christmas day death
    Just one day after Christmas, disturbing details were released about a Christmas day dog attack which left a man in Portage, Indiana, dead, reported Friday's NBC Chicago News.On the evening of December 25, the bloodied, bite covered body of 40...
  • Chip Hartt: abused puppy becomes internet star
    Puppy rescued from side of the road after horrific abuse now an internet star
    When Julie Bird Marecki picked this puppy up from the side of the road on Hubb Gilchrist Rd. near Ramer, Tennessee, she never dreamed of the outpouring of love headed her way for her selfless act. All she knew was this pup was injured, and she...
  • Sam
    Partially blind dog tumbles 15 floors into a hot tub
    Shortly before Christmas, an elderly, partially-blind dog managed to survive an unbelievable, 15-story fall off from a balcony in Sacramento, California, because the impact was broken by a hot tub below, reported Wednesday's Sacramento Bee...
  • Thor
    Jury finds woman who stole and euthanized cancer-stricken man's dog guilty
    On Friday, a jury found the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, woman who stole a cancer-stricken man's dog and then euthanized the dog, guilty of three counts, including cruelty to animals, theft and receiving stolen property, reported WTAE News.Gisele...
  • Devoted dog chases after ambulance which carries his owner
    Devoted dog chases after ambulance which carries his owner
    A dog's love knows no bounds and often, their loyalty defies logic - one dog in Brazil recently showed his undying devotion by chasing after an ambulance as it drove away with his ailing guardian inside, reported Friday's Fox 4 KC News...
  • An angel sent from above?
    Love of a stray dog attributed to man's miraculous recovery
    The unconditional love of a stray dog who was picked up in Phenix, Alabama, is being credited with one man's miraculous recovery from advanced cancer, reported Thursday's ABC News.Last May, 84-year-old Bill Hogencamp received dire news...
  • It's the people who make the difference
    It's the people who make the difference
    Animals in need of help and their stewards are frequently looking for a local rescue. We hear about our Rescues from local connections, most of know that if we contact a specific breed we will find a local chapter, however where do these pets come...
  • Dog killed with an arrow
    Reward offered for Christmas day dog killing
    On Christmas Day, the Tunica, Mississippi, Humane Society offered up a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for killing a dog with an arrow.Despite the graphic and disturbing nature of the...
  • Chicago Christmas Tree
    PROTECTING YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE AND YOUR DOG
    Christmas trees and puppy dogs do not mix. As the Chicago Dog Coach, many people call me and ask for advice on how to enjoy their holiday decorations and live in peace with their dog. Many items that are on a Christmas tree can hurt a dog. The...
  • How spoiled is your dog on Christmas morning?
    How spoiled is your dog on Christmas morning?
    Do you delight in watching your dog rip away colorful wrapping paper to find a new treasure?Do you find special new toys, treats and accessories for your pooch, or treat them to a tantalizing dinner on Christmas night?Are your dogs featured in as...