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UPDATE: Couple Who Saved Dog From Icy Lake Enjoy A Day Of Surprises On ‘Ellen’

Updated: 11/20/19 Earlier this month, middle school teacher, Bryant Fritz headed to Illinois’ Lake Kaufman for a relaxing day of fishing. Instead of a cooler full of fish, he ended up pulling a desperate dog from the icy waters. The pup, now named Dory, was intentionally dumped and left to drown. Dory, named after Ellen …

Police Officer Loses Beloved Dog But Finds Another In A Stolen Car

Andres Thomas has been a police office in San Diego for about four years. When on duty, he patrols the streets of the Central Division. Earlier this month Officer Thomas responded to a call about a stolen car. He went to the scene to investigate and was very surprised to see something very special and …

After Losing His Dog Man Goes To Shelter, Adopting All The Dogs Nobody Wanted

From Darkness into the Light After a hard loss of one of his fur babies that left an emptiness he just couldn’t fill, Steve Greig had the heartwarming and inspiring idea to go to the local shelter and adopt the “least adoptable” dog they had. Steve told the Dodo, “I was just so distraught about …

18-Year-Old Rescue Dog Stays Alive To Meet His New Human Baby Sister

Few people hoping to adopt a dog from a shelter are there looking for older dogs. It’s devastating how these adoptable dogs’ ages can work against them like this. Senior dogs can make for the most wonderful life experiences, no matter how old they are when they come into yours. If you’re not sure, the …

Powerful Ad Campaign Shows How Dogs Can Change Our Lives

If you share your life and your home with a dog then you probably don’t need any convincing about how great they are. Pedigree is hoping to get the word out too so everyone knows just how much a dog can enhance our lives. Their ad campaign is doing a great job of tugging on …

Veteran Makes His Service Dog His Best Man

When Justin Lansford and his girlfriend Carol Balmes started planning their wedding, they knew they wanted to include their furry best friend in a big way. A groom’s best man should be his number one comrade, and there was no doubt that Justin’s service dog Gabe is just that. Justin served in the military as …

Kind Neighbors Buy Apartment For Homeless Woman And Her Dogs

Two friends, Jennifer Husband-Elsier and Melissa Akacha, came across a woman that was living in her car at a Target parking lot in Philadelphia. She had two dogs with her, and she looked like she was having a hard time. Right away, the two women asked her if she was okay and if she needed …

Suicidal Veteran Saved By His Pit Bull, Inspired To Help Thousands Others Find Pups Of Their Own

There’s really no doubt about it at this point: countless examples of service dogs transforming the lives of U.S. veterans demonstrate how valuable these incredible animals are. Having had such an experience with his own service dog, one veteran wanted to help others find the same life-changing support. David Sharpe is a veteran of the …

Man Adopts Terrified Shelter Dog And Gives Her The Life She Deserves

Howard Holloman visited the local shelter, hoping to change a dog’s life for the better. When he looked at all the adoptable pups, many of them pawed at their enclosures as he walked by. They were all adorable, but once he saw Noodles, he knew she was the one. Unlike the other energetic dogs, Noodles …

Drivers Work Together To Stop Traffic And Save Dog Running On Busy Highway

Toby Tinelli and his family were driving home on a Sunday evening in Houston without a worry in the world. The highway was fairly busy, but they continued to drive. That is, until they spotted a dog all by himself. The dog was running down the highway at full speed with his leash dragging behind …