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Humane Society Is Investigating Petland Due To Animal Cruelty

Many dog parents know that it is always important to adopt instead of shop. However, there are still people that don’t agree with this, but the humane society is working to change that. Petland is one of the biggest pet store chains that sells puppies, and while many employees and customers have been skeptical over …

Families Are Welcoming Shelter Dogs Into Their Homes for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to be surrounded by friends and family while enjoying delicious food. However, for many shelter dogs, it’s just another uneventful day. It’s not fair that so many dogs need to spend holidays like this alone, so Richmond Animal Care & Control (RACC) decided to do something about it. Four years ago, …

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 …

Handler Remembers K9 Officer Harlej, Who Was Shot And Killed In The Line Of Duty

The Fisher Police Department announced the death of a fellow officer on Wednesday, K9 Officer Harlej. Officer Harlej (pronounced Harley) was a respected member of the police force and a loved member of his community. The horrific night began with an attempt to stop a possible drunken driver. After a brief chase ensued, the two …

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 …

Missing Dog is Found Days After Running Away From Wag! Walker

When going on vacation without our dogs, we always want our furry friends to be as safe and cared for as possible. So, when Beth Adkins and Miles Pequeño went on a trip to Washington, they thought they were leaving their dog, Mercy, in good hands. They had hired a walker on Wag! to give …

Brewery Features Shelter Dogs On Cans, Helping Rescues Find Homes

Fargo Brewing Company and 4 Luv of Dog rescue joined forces to promote the rescue group’s “one-der” dogs to potential fosters and adopters. These specially chosen rescue dogs will do best in a home where they get to be the only pet, hence the moniker “one-der’ dog. These dogs have a more limited pool of …

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 …

Yvette Nicole Brown Just Adopted Her Canine Co-Star From The ‘Lady And The Tramp’ Remake

I’ve heard of people falling in love with someone they met at work. I’ve heard of actors falling in love with actors they met on set. Until today though, I don’t think I’ve ever heard of an actor falling in love with her future dog on set. That’s exactly what happened on the set of …

Gary Sinise Created An Initiative For Police And Military Dogs On Veterans Day

Veterans Day is the perfect day to honor all the veterans for their service. It is important that we thank them and give them the recognition they deserve. However, many people forget that there are also some brave dogs that should be thanked as well. So, to help bring attention to these courageous canines, famous …