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A Recent Study Set Out To Crack the Code On Dog People

It’s official, you are not alone in your overwhelming urge to spoil your beloved companion. While you probably won’t be shocked by the results of this study if you’re a dedicated dog parent, you may think some of the results are pretty funny. Being a dog parent, you know just how much validity there is …

“Dog Is My Co-Pilot” – Mutts4Trucks Pairs Lonely Shelter Dogs and Truckers

Truckers are indeed the backbone of America. Moving goods from coast to coast and everywhere in between. But with the job comes long, solitary hours on the road. But having a companion can make life on the road better. Less lonely. Fortunately, PEDIGREE and Mobil Delvac recognized this as an opportunity to help truckers and …

Use Google Chrome As Your Browser? This Free App Shows You Dog Pics Every Time You Open a Tab

This new (free) app turns Google Chrome into a tool that helps save shelter dogs! If you’re like most internet users, you use Google Chrome as your default browser. Now there’s a fun way to help feed shelter dogs every time you do an internet search. This free Chrome browser extension was made in partnership with …

Use Google Chrome? This Little Trick Will Donate to Animal Rescues Every Time You Do a Search

If you’re like most internet users, you use Google Chrome as your default browser. Now there’s a fun way to help feed shelter dogs every time you do an internet search. This free Chrome browser extension was made in partnership with iHeartDogs. For every search you make, you help feed shelter pups through GreaterGood.org! You can …

Parker The Snow Dog Becomes Honorary Mayor In Georgetown

When it comes to politics, there are often many disagreements. No matter what the result of an election is, there’s always someone that will get upset. However, that might not be the case for Georgetown, Colorado’s new honorary mayor. This vote was chosen unanimously by the Town of Georgetown Selectmen. The reason this new mayor …

Man Starts Dog Walking Group to Help Guys Cope with Depression

Rob Osman has a long history of battling depression and anxiety. Over the years, he has worked hard to overcome his mental illness. He even pursued a degree in counseling and psychology. But of all the techniques he has used to feel better, the one that had the greatest impact was walking his dog, Mali. …

Rescue Staff Helps Service Dog Diagnosed With Cancer Complete “Bucket List”

Wonka the service dog has only spent a few years on this planet, but he’s managed to accomplish so much in that time. In the last two months since his diagnosis with terminal cancer, the 6-year-old Golden Retriever has been even busier than usual. Hearts Alive Village, the rescue organization where Wonka works, put together a …

Grief Therapy Dog Is An Official Staff Member At Funeral Home

Therapy dogs have the gift of delivering comfort and security during scary, difficult, and overwhelming times. Their efficacy at soothing sick, traumatized, and grief-stricken souls is well documented. Macon Funeral Home in Franklin, North Carolina recently added a therapy dog in training to their grief support staff. They expect Mochi to bring comfort to grieving …

Teacher Dies While Trying To Rescue Her Dog That Fell Through Ice Into Freezing Pond

A Colorado teacher unfortunately lost her life after a heroic attempt to save her beloved companion that fell through the ice into a freezing pond. After extraordinary efforts to save her life, she passed away days later while surrounded by her family. Her dog passed away as well. 53-year-old Leslie Webster was walking her dog …

Firefighters Gifted Life-Saving Oxygen Masks For Dogs

Emergencies happen no matter how hard we try to prevent them. The world of emergency response is adapting to meet the needs of all patients – even four-legged! Recently, emergency services in Richmond, Virginia outfitted their rigs to include oxygen masks for dogs and cats. The new addition brings a sigh of relief to pet …