Pet Stories

Service Dog Lunges in Front of Bus, Saves Blind Owner’s Life

Posted by on Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Stories

Service Dog Lunges in Front of Bus, Saves Blind Owner’s Life   New York Dog Lunges in Front of Bus, Saves Blind Owner’s Life (ABC News)   By NICOLE PELLETIERE June 9, 2015 A golden retriever service dog named Figo saved a life when he leaped in front of a small school bus in an […]

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New York Man Takes Dying Dog on Bucket List Adventure Across the Nation

Posted by on Sunday, May 31st, 2015 in Blog, Pet Stories

New York Man Takes Dying Dog on Bucket List Adventure Across the Nation May 27, 2015, 1:30 PM ET By NICOLE PELLETIERE Poh the dog visited 35 cities and rode 12,000 miles. Thomas Neil Rodriguez Following a terminal diagnosis, Poh, a mixed-breed dog from New York City, has been living his dying days traveling the […]

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Man’s best friend? Dogs more valued family members than mothers-in-law

Posted by on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 in Blog, Pet Stories

Man’s best friend? Dogs more valued family members than mothers-in-law By John Bingham, Religious Affairs Editor 12:01AM BST 13 Apr 2015 They have been a staple of British humour for generations. But now the nation’s mothers-in-law have suffered what could be the worst indignity yet after having their place in family life officially supplanted – […]

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Dogs have been man’s best friend ‘for 40,000 years’

Posted by on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 in Blog, Pet Stories

Dogs have been man’s best friend ‘for 40,000 years’ Study shows dogs’ special relationship with humans might date back to 40,000 years after analysis of ancient Taimyr wolf bone A 35,000-year-old bone from an ancient Taimyr wolf suggests humans and dogs may have had a symbiotic relationship for longer than previously thought 21 May 2015 […]

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Pitbulls catch salmon in their mouths

Posted by on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Stories

Pitbulls catch salmon in their mouths By Charlotte Krol, video source Storyful / YouTube / Ken Wiesner 9:38PM BST 20 May 2015 Dogs might be best known for their bone-digging and sheep-herding skills, but they can now add fishing to their list. Footage shows two pitbulls hunting for salmon in a river and bringing them […]

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The Look of Love Is in the Dog’s Eyes

Posted by on Monday, May 18th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Stories

The Look of Love Is in the Dog’s Eyes http://video1.nytimes.com/video/2015/04/16/33220_1_dogbonding_wg_240p.mp4 Video | How Dogs Bond With Us Domesticated dogs and humans have developed a feedback loop of love. By JAN HOFFMAN April 16, 2015   Those big brown eyes gaze at you, deeply. Your heart leaps. You caress, murmuring sweet nothings. And as those big browns remain […]

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Your Dog Could Be a Brainiac!

Posted by on Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Stories

Don’t let the slobber fool you, your dog could be a brainiac By SUE MANNING Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) – When her muscles locked and left her unable to move or speak, Wallis Brozman was glad she had a genius for a service dog. Brozman, who has a movement disorder called dystonia, had taken […]

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Canada goose recovering after sitting on burning nest to save her eggs

Posted by on Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Stories

Canada goose recovering after sitting on burning nest to save her eggs “She was doing the motherly thing. She was very protective of those eggs.” By Nadine Kalinauskas | Good News – 19 hours ago The injured mother goose is shown at the Back To The Wild shelter in Castalia, Ohio. (Facebook) A wildlife specialist for Erie […]

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Missing Cat Discovered Trapped Alive in Shipping Container

Posted by on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Stories

Missing cat discovered Trapped Alive in Shipping Container Australia A cat who went missing in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia for seven weeks has been discovered trapped—but still very much alive—in a shipping container in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. “I got call from my former neighbour, ‘Hi, this is Jason, we’ve found your cat in our container,’” […]

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Royal Family Puppies

Posted by on Thursday, May 7th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Stories

A litter of puppies have been named after members of the Royal Family. The seven-week-old Jack Russell cross puppies are being looked after at the Dogs Trust rehoming centre in Loughborough. They have been named Kate, Zara, Elizabeth, Anne, William, Charles and Harry. In two weeks time the centre will be looking to rehome them. […]

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