Moose The Beekeeping Dog Has His Own Custom Bee Suit

Even though it’s one of their best traits, sometimes our dogs wanting to be wherever we are and do whatever we’re doing can prove challenging. Most times, it’s harmless, like the pup sitting directly on your laptop while you’re trying to work. For one dog in Edmonton named Moose, the risks of loyalty are a little higher. The 1-year-old Yellow Lab’s parents have an urban bee colony in their backyard that lets them produce honey. A person who knows what … Read more

Police K9 Retires After 10 Yrs, Leaving New Department Pups With Big Paws To Fill

In Marshall County, Kentucky, the community is celebrating a good dog. Fox has been protecting and serving his community first with the Paducah Police Department since 2011. In January of 2018, he joined the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, continuing his hard work, but now it’s time for Fox to put his paws up in retirement. With the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office patrolling roughly 300 square miles and over 900 miles of roadways, Fox kept full days protecting the citizens of … Read more

11 Must-Follow Instagram Dogs That Will Inspire You To Get Outdoors

There’s nothing like getting to explore somewhere new with your dog. The world is full of so many things to be sniffed and chewed – why should we keep our pups cooped up at home? Their world could be so much bigger than the backyard – or the quick walkie they take around the block. The dogs here have the right idea. These pups are climbing mountains, swimming seas, and inspiring us to get out and do the same with … Read more

Tiny Yorkie Fights Off Coyote To Keep Her 10-Year-Old Human Sister Safe

Macy the Yorkie may be little — but she sure is fierce.  The little dog proved just that last week when she and her 10-year-old human sister, Lily Kwan, were out on a walk in their Ontario, Canada neighborhood and came face-to-face with a coyote. The coyote was chasing the pair down the sidewalk when Macy jumped into action, barking and lunging at the other canine.  Lily ran to a neighbor’s house screaming for help as the coyote grabbed Macy … Read more

Hit By A Car & Shot In The Head, She-Ra Is Truly The “Princess Of Power”

She-Ra, the pup, certainly lives up to her name and the title it comes with. Like the cartoon heroine she’s named after, this 11-month-old puppy earned the title of “Princess of Power” after surviving a horrific ordeal. Thought to be hit by a car and then shot in the head with a .22 caliber bullet, She-Ra was left for dead. Alone and in excruciating pain, she wandered until she found retired school teacher Steven Kanada. The kind Samaritan bundled her … Read more

Pittie Found In Ditch Missing Ears Thanks The Rescuers Who Saved His Life

In January of 2020, York County Animal Control in South Carolina received a call about a dog abandoned by the side of a dirt road. Right away it was clear this poor dog had been through a lot. Scooter, as he would soon be called, was used as a bait dog. He’d been tied up by his back legs and hung from a tree so fighting dogs could learn how to fight by attacking him. As a result of this … Read more

Injured Surfside Collapse Response Dog Thanked With Free Flight Home

Teddy the therapy dog’s presence was much needed at the site of the Surfside Condo Collapse. The 6-year-old Basset Hound/Labrador mix traveled from Philadelphia to Surfside, Florida with a team of crisis response dogs shortly after the 12-story building crumbled, killing at least 97 people. As a crisis response dog, Teddy was there to comfort first responders and people mourning lost or missing loved ones. With his owner Sophie Barrett, Teddy traveled across the rubble where rescue and recovery took … Read more

Dummy Helps Comfort Senior Rescue Dogs At This One-Of-A-Kind Sanctuary

If you are a senior dog lover and are yet to follow Vintage Pet Rescue on social media, you need to get on that ASAP! Not only do they specialize in rescuing and rehoming elderly and disabled dogs, they also share some of the most heartwarming and hilarious content you will ever see. Take, for example, Farc. The name Farc is a blend of Marc—one of the founders of Vintage Pet Rescue—and the word “fake.” Why? Because Farc is a … Read more

Dog Stays By Man’s Body For Hours After He Passes Away

“Dogs, I think, might be more important than principles,” author Kevin Hearne writes in his 2018 book, Scourged. “They provide love and loyalty when you need them the most.” It’s a quote we couldn’t agree with more. And love and loyalty are exactly what a Doberman puppy named Rico recently showed for his owner. A Man Goes Missing 70-year-old John Stewart of Nevada County, California, went missing in early July. Known to have medical issues and experiencing bouts of memory … Read more

Courageous 11-Year-Old Leaps Into Pool To Save His Dog From Drowning

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A child’s love for his dog was made obvious after his quick action in a desperate moment. The family dog named Nitro slipped and fell into the backyard pool, leading to an impressive rescue from a young hero. An 11-year-old named Matheus Felipe was relaxing in his home when he heard splashing coming from the backyard. Unsure of what this commotion could be, the boy looked out the window for any sign of trouble. What happened next was caught on … Read more

“Guardian Angel” Helps Save Tiny Puppy Stuck In Drain

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A traffic director in Motherwell, South Africa, helped to facilitate an impressive rescue that saved a tiny puppy’s life. After hearing of a furry friend stuck in a nearby drain, Eric Tiso knew he had to do something. Eric Tiso is not only the deputy director of the NMBM Traffic Department, but he is also a diehard animal lover. His soft spot for furry friends led a friend of Tiso’s to reach out to him with a desperate plea, as … Read more

Selfless 11-year-old Boy Reunites Lost Seizure Alert Dog With His Dad

It’s always terrifying to have a pet go missing — but when you rely on them for medical help, it makes the situation even more dire.  That’s just what happened to Ohio resident and Army veteran David Barlet recently. Barlet’s German Shorthair Pointer, Gunter, was out on a walk with his mom on July 3 when fireworks nearby caused him to bolt. Despite searching and putting out calls to the community, Gunter was nowhere to be found.  Barlet was heartbroken … Read more

Soldier Finally Reunites With Stray Pup He Rescued In Iraq

Once you rescue a dog, it’s hard to imagine your life without them. It’s even harder to imagine your dog having to return to a life without you on the streets. This is the predicament that many soldiers stationed overseas face when they meet and fall in love with strays. Army Specialist Ken Wyrsch met a dog named Ollie while fighting alongside a Kurdish military outfit in Iraq. The stray puppy soon became like a family member to everyone stationed … Read more

Family Takes Dog On Epic Road Trip Before She Loses Sight

Sadly, sometimes the most innocent creatures are cursed with the worst luck. But sometimes it’s all about seeing things from another perspective. One Canadian family is doing exactly that. Kipper is a Chocolate Lab that has one of the most amazing sets of parents in the entire world! You see, Kipper’s dad used to be a stand-up comedian. During one of his skits, Clayton Kroeker would make fun of dog owners and the way they pamper their pups. “Five years … Read more

Classic Car Enthusiasts Raise Funds For Blind Teen’s Service Dog

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18-year-old Brandon Joy is legally blind due to a rare condition called retinitis pigmentosa. The Newfoundland and Labrador resident was searching for a guide dog to make life a little easier as he entered college. However, service dogs can be pricey, so he wasn’t sure how he’d ever afford one. Luckily, a group of dedicated volunteers called Wheels for Wishes came together to help Joy achieve his goals. They organized a fundraising event full of classic cars to raise money … Read more

NY Police Rescue Dog & The Owner Who Jumped Into Hudson River To Save Him

It makes you shudder to think about it, but have you ever wondered what you would do if your dog was in danger? Would you put yourself at risk to save them? Or, would you wait for professional help to arrive and risk something happening to your pup in the meantime? One dog owner opted to act fast when his pup accidentally fell into the Hudson River in New York this month. The 28-year-old jumped into the Hudson at 43rd … Read more

16 Recent Dog Posts That Make Social Media Worth It

Through all the negativity and performativity on social media, posts about dogs remain the best reason to have an account. That’s why I pretty much exclusively follow shelters and animal influencers on Instagram. It makes all the noise worth it. Just to bring some joy to your day, here are 16 of this month’s amazing posts from Twitter, Tik Tok, and Reddit featuring excellent puppers. 1. A Little Pup Enjoying A Tasty Puppacino It kind of seems like he enjoys … Read more

Guilty-Looking Pit Bull Makes Mess Of House In Adorably Hilarious Video

The whole house was in shambles. But how could you be mad at such a sweet face? After Saba the pit bull was left home alone, her mom came home to find quite the mess. Saba upturned the garbage can and tossed garbage everywhere around the kitchen and dining room.  Scraps of paper and food items were strewn across the house — and Saba did indeed look guilty as she peered out from behind a chair. Her mom started filming … Read more

Dogs Who Collapsed From Exhaustion On Hot Hikes Rescued

Naturally, many of us want to take our dogs with us wherever we go, and they’re usually pretty eager to tag along as well. Now, if only our dogs could tell us when they’re ready to call it quits. Frustratingly, they need their people to know the signs of exhaustion and look out for them. After multiple incidents, a Colorado mountain rescue team asked dog parents to plan ahead when taking their dogs hiking. Even the most active dogs can … Read more

Dog Stolen Along With Car Is Reunited With Family After Search

What’s worse than having your car stolen? How about having one of your best friends, in this case, a dog named Bramble, going missing along with the vehicle? And don’t forget, this is all happening during a rush to get your seriously ill wife to a hospital. A Trip To The Hospital Gets Worse As unfair and unfortunate as that confluence of events might seem, it’s exactly what happened to 87-year-old Peter Randell of Surrey, England. He and his wife, … Read more

Golden Retriever Team Brings Comfort To Aftermath Of Condo Collapse

Golden Retrievers at Collapsed Condo

When the Surfside condo collapsed near Miami in June 2021, therapy dogs were quick to comfort those affected. But now, about a month after a horrific event, many are still trying to heal. In fact, for some, the pain has only gotten worse as time goes on. So, dogs are needed for comfort once again. Lutheran Church Charities (LCC) K-9 Comfort Ministry brought a group of nine Golden Retrievers to the scene. The first responders and residents of the Champlain … Read more

Dog Rescue Founder Reunites With Missing Pit Bull After 8 Years Apart

Pit Bull Reunited After 8 Years

Every year that a dog is lost, it gets harder to feel hopeful. Most people start to give up or fear the worst. Yet, Cara Seiler decided to fuel her heartbreak into a passion that would help other dog parents. Her Pit Bull mix named Kemo was missing for eight years, and during that time, she started her own dog rescue. She makes sure every dog adopted is microchipped, and she helps fellow dog lovers reunite with lost pets. But … Read more

Loving Lab Steps In As Foster “Mother” To Seven Orphaned Kittens

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Is there anything more heart-melting than interspecies friendships? It’s especially adorable when the tenderness is between two animals who are commonly known to have “mixed feelings” towards one another. Or when one friend is quite large and the other is quite small. Well, Bertie the one-year-old Labrador Retriever and his litter of kittens are both. No wonder he and his new kitty companions are spreading so many smiles across the internet.  How exactly did this two-week-old litter of kittens have … Read more

Meet TV’s “Top Dog,” Police K-9 Capone And His Handler

Personally, I’ve always believed there should be more TV shows about dogs. If that’s how you feel too, you might already know all about the show “America’s Top Dog” on the A & E network. The reality competition show features talented dogs and their handlers competing on an obstacle course designed to test their speed, agility, teamwork, and trust. In the recent third episode of the current second season, a 6-year-old Belgian Malinois named Capone and his handler, Senior Police … Read more

Shih-Tzu With Amputated Legs Rescued By Detective With Prosthetic

On March 6, 2021, the San Diego Humane Society’s Law Enforcement rescued two dogs from a home in Mira Mesa, California. Their back paws had been bandaged so tightly, blood flow was cut off. The dogs’ previous owner said it was to prevent them from licking and scratching, but ultimately both dogs needed to have their back paws amputated. Fortunately, one of these poor pups, Chloe the 9-year-old Shih Tzu, would end up finding a family that understands her. Mostly, … Read more

“World’s Ugliest Dog” Competition Celebrates Adorable Rescue, Senior Pups And Their Stories

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder — and that’s just the sentiment that the World’s Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California wants dog lovers to celebrate.  Each year, the competition is held at the Sonoma-Marin Fair to recognize dogs for their unique looks and advocate for rescue organizations. Many of the competition’s participants are rescues from puppy mills or abuse situations, so the main goal of the event is to spread awareness about these issues and prove that … Read more

Foster Mom Creates Hilarious, F-Bomb-Packed Adoption Advertisement For ‘Hellion’ Dog Named Hank

Houston foster dog mom Christine Clauder is desperate to find the perfect home for her foster dog, Hank — so much that she created a hilarious, expletive-packed website highlighting his maxed-out antics and energy.  The Siberian Black Mouth Cur is currently up for adoption, and Clauder is hoping to find his forever home — and fast. The website is titled “please adopt this hellion,” and features information about the overactive pooch.  “Trying to get this dog adopted has been like … Read more

Brave Young Boys Rescue Their Family Dog From The Grips Of A Boa Constrictor

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Warning: Images and video footage may be disturbing to some readers. A heart-pounding video of an incredible rescue mission is making rounds across the internet. A large boa constrictor closed its grips around the body of a beloved family dog, but his dedicated humans would not let this be the end. A shocking recording out of Cambodia found its way to the dog-loving community of YouTube and TikTok. The video shows three children as they fight off a large boa … Read more

Sheriff’s Bloodhound Locates Missing 12-Year-Old During Tropical Storm

It was just a few days ago that we brought you the story of Fred, a Tennessee police K-9 who helped authorities locate a 6-year-old girl who had been kidnapped by her father. Now, we have another tale of an awesome bloodhound coming to the rescue of a young girl who went missing during a tropical storm. Into The Storm Tropical storm Elsa recently passed over Florida and during the middle of the wind and rain, a 12-year-old girl suddenly … Read more

Kayakers Rescue Senior Dog Missing Since July 4 Fireworks

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A group of kayakers enjoyed a ride down the Chariton River in Centerville, Iowa. Their trip took several hours to complete, but they made a new friend along the way. They found a senior dog named Ethyl trapped along the shores. So, they offered her a kayak ride, which led her home to her family four hours later. If the kayakers hadn’t been in the right place at the right time, the lost dog might’ve never found her way back … Read more