When the time came for Jay Bush to appear in commercials as the spokesman for his family’s brand of baked beans, he turned to his Golden Retriever, Duketo, for comfort. At a meeting to discuss commercial ideas in 1996, someone at the table suggested
When Spanish authorities seized and euthanized Excalibur, the 12-year old dog of a nurse who contracted the Ebola virus, concern over whether dogs could catch and/or transmit the virus to humans were raised. So, when Dallas nurse, Nina Pham contracted the virus, her Cavalier
Meet Cathy and Ali. This gorgeous pair worked as guide dogs at a mountain patrol unit in Taiwan, where they safely led hikers up and down the treacherous peaks. However, when the patrol unit where they worked was closed due to budgeting concerns, Cathy
It’s a film about a dog’s Homeric journey home and back to the human he rescued. Halo, Purely for Pets presents “Dog’s Best Friend,” the second film in their #RescueFilm series created by Peter McEvilley to celebrate rescue pets and promote pet adoption nationwide.
In a beautiful display of affection for another living thing, a Greenville, New York Pit Bull comforted an injured deer until help could arrive. The video below, sent to WNYT News in Albany, was taken by a homeowner who found her dog, Gotti licking
When Hope for Paws received a call about two homeless dogs living in a junkyard, he jumped in the car, determined to rescue the pair. Upon arriving, they found two small dogs, a male and a female, covered in motor oil and very frightened. The female
Canadian weatherman Mike Sobel thought bringing in a great dog from the Edmonton Humane Society to help with the weather forecast would be a lot of fun and a great way to promote animal adoption. As you’ll see in the video below, Sobel had
From time to time people tell me, “Lighten up, it’s just a dog,” or “That’s a lot of money for just a dog.” They don’t understand the distance traveled, time spent, or costs involved for “Just a dog.” Some of my proudest moments have
A one-eyed Chihuahua turned out to be the perfect remedy for a hospitalized man in Kentucky! 73-year old James Wathen had been hospitalized for several weeks at the Baptist Health Corbin Hospital when he took a turn for the worse. He stopped eating, could
An elderly Florida woman is alive today, thanks to a pair of Golden Retrievers that she says kept her safe and warm after an injury that might otherwise have killed her. Judy Muhe, a 76-year old Palmdale, Florida resident with Parkinson’s disease, lives alone with
What do you mean, you’ve never smelled your dog’s feet?! Go do it now, we’ll wait… Smells like corn chips, right? (or tortillas, or popcorn, or some other corn-based salty treat). Besides puppy breath, it’s one of the better smells our dogs naturally produce.