Month: January 2020

10-Year-Old Boy Reads To Scared Shelter Dogs Every Weekend

10-Year-Old Boy Reads To Scared Shelter Dogs Every Weekend

Evan is a 10-year-old boy from the Bronx in New York. This kind-hearted child spends his weekends reading books to shelter dogs at the Animal Care Centers (ACC) of NYC. Shelters can be very scary places for dogs, and unfortunately, there are many wonderful dogs who get passed over for adoption because potential adopters can’t […]

Meet Ember: The Crisis Response Dog Helping Firefighters And Volunteers Affected By Bushfire Trauma

Meet Ember: The Crisis Response Dog Helping Firefighters And Volunteers Affected By Bushfire Trauma

When natural disasters occur, they can take a mental toll on many people: victims, emergency responders, volunteers, etc. If left unacknowledged, these traumas can lead to serious mental health problems, which only break down a person’s psyche even further. As a result of the wildfires in Australia, the state of Victoria has brought in Ember […]

Shelter Dog Realizes He’s Being Adopted And Literally Jumps For Joy

Shelter Dog Realizes He’s Being Adopted And Literally Jumps For Joy

For anyone who has ever rescued a dog from a local shelter or rescue group, you know first hand just how grateful and excited they are. Dogs are sentient creatures who can feel and express emotion, and nothing is sweeter than watching a newly adopted dog walk out of a shelter or rescue to a […]

Trained Spaniels Find Seven Surviving Koalas After Australian Wildfires

Trained Spaniels Find Seven Surviving Koalas After Australian Wildfires

With the wildfires in Australia showing no signs of slowing down, flames continue to rage and burn down habitats for wild animals. Most affected are the koalas, who have seen so much of their homes destroyed, as well as suffered the most injury and death as they’re slow-moving animals. There are two koala detection dogs […]

Scottish Terrier Is A Math Genius Who Has Mastered Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, And Division

Scottish Terrier Is A Math Genius Who Has Mastered Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, And Division

Meet Stewie, the five-year-old Scottish terrier who is also a math genius. This intelligent dog has been constantly learning new skills since he was a 3-month-old puppy but has recently added math to his arsenal of skills. “It was clear from the beginning that Stewie was special.  My teacher husband Mauro noted how much Stewie […]

Stray Dog Helps Groups Of Kids Cross The Street By Blocking Cars

Stray Dog Helps Groups Of Kids Cross The Street By Blocking Cars

Dogs are once again proving that they are the absolute best boys ever! Out in Batumi, Georgia, there is a stray dog named Kursha who has become a self-appointed crossing guard and has taken it upon himself to make sure that a group of kindergarten students were able to safely cross the street. The children […]

New Law Makes It Illegal To Leave Your Dog Outside In Cold Weather

New Law Makes It Illegal To Leave Your Dog Outside In Cold Weather

Back in 2018 during the summer heat wave, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals received roughly 600 emergency calls about dogs suffering from the heat. Due to this overwhelming volume, the RSPCA issued a warning to pet owners regarding dogs left in cars: if the owners were found to be guilty […]

Meet Winnie, The Cocker Spaniel With ‘Puppy Eyes’ Becomes An Internet Sensation

Meet Winnie, The Cocker Spaniel With ‘Puppy Eyes’ Becomes An Internet Sensation

They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. And if it’s true, then one little dog has the most beautiful soul ever. Winnie the Cocker Spaniel has some incredibly gorgeous eyes – they’ve already mesmerized plenty of people online. While she may only be three months old, Winnie has already accumulated 230,000 […]

Dying Dog Joined By 400 Other Furry Friends On His Final Walk

Dying Dog Joined By 400 Other Furry Friends On His Final Walk

In a very moving moment, a dying dog was joined on his final walk by 400 of his furry friends. The walk occurred in Crawfordsburn Forest Park, Northern Ireland. Marley, the dog, had been diagnosed with cancer. As a result, Ashley, his owner, put out an open call for other local dogs to come and […]

5 Tips For Safely Walking Your Dog In Cold Weather

5 Tips For Safely Walking Your Dog In Cold Weather

When it comes to winter, the freezing temperatures usually indicate a heightened sense of discomfort. We all must burrow under layers of clothing and blankets to stay warm, weep at the sight of the heating bill, scrape ice off our cars, keep our pipes from freezing, and clearing off snow from driveways. Winter is definitely […]