Posts Tagged “dog news”

Bronze Star Winning Military Dog Shot in Wyoming-Owner Wants Dog Buried With Military Honors

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Bronze Star Winning Military Dog Shot in Wyoming-Owner Wants Dog Buried With Military Honors

Mike served his country as a bomb sniffing canine on two tours in Iraq with his handler  Mathew Bessler who earned two Bronze stars.   Together they survived and returned home to Wyoming for a relaxed life of hunting and enjoying the outdoors only to have Mike fall to tragedy. Mike was fatally shot by…

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Losing Your Pet Is Like Losing a Family Member

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Losing Your Pet Is Like Losing a Family Member

by Teena Stewart When we decided to move from Benicia, California to Hickory, North Carolina we became empty nesters. Two of our grown children stayed behind with a third already in Colorado. Jackie, our 13-year-old Scottish Terrier came with us and was nestled on the back seat of our packed car as we began our…

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Gerard Butler is a Pug Lover!

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Gerard Butler is a Pug Lover!

Hollywood tough guy and super star Gerard Butler is one big softie when it comes to his pug Lolita. ‘I know it’s not politically correct to buy a dog from a pet store, but there was this one dog asleep with one eye open and its tongue hanging out,’ he told Shortlist.com. ‘ ‘I pulled…

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MAN REUNITES WITH DOG HE HAD TO SURRENDER

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MAN REUNITES WITH DOG HE HAD TO SURRENDER

Just under one year ago, a man had to give up his dog to a Missouri animal shelter after falling on hard times. Now, that man and his furry friend have been reunited in a joyful moment caught on camera. Reece is a 3-year-old Boxer/Greyhound mix who had to be surrendered to the Great Plains…

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Willow & Xander-Best Friends For Life

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Willow & Xander-Best Friends For Life

By Lorie Lewis Ham I have been involved in animal rescue for 15 years. I spent many years running a small animal rescue, then life stepped in and I no longer had the time or energy. So my ties to animal rescue now are my own pets, and I publish an online magazine called Kings…

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Blind Man Denied Uber Ride Because of His Dog

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Blind Man Denied Uber Ride Because of His Dog

MADISON, Wisc.  A Wisconsin man is claiming discrimination after he said he was denied an Uber ride because of his service dog. Dave Tolmie, who is legally blind, has had his service dog Divit for more than five years. “He keeps me safe everyday and we’re a great team,” said Tolmie, who called his dog…

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Police Dogs Die Left in a Hot Squad Car

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Police Dogs Die Left in a Hot Squad Car

  Two police dogs have died in the past couple weeks while left in a hot vehicle. First in Alabama: A canine working with the police department in Gulf Shores, Alabama died after being left in a hot patrol car, reports CBS affiliate WGCL. The Baldwin County District Attorney’s Office said the case will go…

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62 Hair bands, 8 pairs of Panties, and 1 Bandage Removed From Dogs Stomach

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62 Hair bands, 8 pairs of Panties, and 1 Bandage Removed From Dogs Stomach

If your personal items seem to be disappearing from your home, you may want to check with your dog. An eight year old black lab named Tiki was brought to Good Shepherd Veterinary Hospital this week in Mars, Pennsylvania where it was discover there was 62 hair bands, 8 pairs of panties, and one bandage in…

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Dog Who Spent 14 Years On a Chain Is Set Free and Plays on Grass For The First Time

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Dog Who Spent 14 Years On a Chain Is Set Free and Plays on Grass For The First Time

Bear is a large sheepdog who spent 14 years chained to a spike outside in Fayette City, PA enduring all the elements of the harsh Winter and hot Summer, now has a new lease on life. “I would imagine that in Bear’s lifetime, he’s had limited freedom,” said Liesa Collier, president of By the Grace…

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Homeless Man Saves Abandoned Dog and says “I’m no Hero”

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Homeless Man Saves Abandoned Dog and says “I’m no Hero”

  MOBILE, AL (WALA) –A homeless man’s act of kindness that saved a dog’s life may lead to a home for the injured animal. Lady is a 2-year-old mixed breed dog who shows very little signs of her former neglect. Otis, who is homeless himself discovered the dog outside a homeless camp in Mobile. “I found…

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