Viral Stories

Giant English Mastiff Competes in Agility Contest and it is Adorable

When we think of dog agility contests, breeds like Border Collies, Shelties, and Australian Shepherds come to mind. They are fast, wicked smart, and ready to take cues from their trainers. Watching them speed through a course with precision and ease is impressive to say the least. Watching a giant English Mastiff amble his way …

Wild Dolphins Swim Up To Boat To Kiss Their Canine Friends

Dolphins are known for their curious and playful personalities, as well as their interest in scoping out other creatures and objects that cross their path. Dolphins typically jump at the chance to make new friends, so it’s no surprise that an adorable dolphin duo seized the opportunity to meet a couple of furry friends that …

Senior Boxer Delivers Curbside Wine During COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the service industry pretty hard. Even though many bars and restaurants still operate for takeout and delivery, business has slowed significantly. People are anxious and hesitant about any person to person contact, even just picking up food. Far less seem to mind person to dog contact though. That’s how Stone House …

Border Collie Finally Goes Home After 10 Years In A Shelter

Bess is a ten-year-old Border Collie who was in residence at Last Chance Animal Shelter in Edenbridge, Kent since she was a puppy. After ten long years without a family to call her own, things finally changed for Bess. This feisty girl had a run of bad luck that left her hard to place but …

Amber Abroad: Part 2 – Cambodians & Their Love Of Animals

It can be challenging to see things from another person’s perspective, especially when that person is on the opposite side of the world. Each of our days is so different, and that in turn affects the animals in our lives. Something I’ve learned in my travels is how large of a spectrum there is when …

Ohio Animal Shelter Emptied (In A Good Way) During COVID-19

Even though dogs can’t contract COVID-19 to our knowledge, many have been impacted by the outbreak. Animal shelters are, after all, staffed by people who are susceptible to the virus. With less staff available and an increase in owner surrenders, shelter animals suffer too. Not to mention, people no longer venture into shelters looking to …

San Diego Animal Center Offers Free Pet Food During Coronavirus Outbreak

The unprecedented coronavirus outbreak has had devastating impacts on communities worldwide. Many industries have suffered and as a result, tons of people find themselves out of work during an uncertain time. Orders to stay home have led to supply shortages in grocery and pet stores. The Helen Woodward Animal Center in San Diego, California aims …

Resourceful Dog Makes A Cheetos Run For Her Quarantined Owner

Mexico has currently reported 367 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Like many other countries, they are shutting down non-essential businesses and restricting large gatherings. Citizens exposed to the virus are asked to remain in self-isolation. But what’s a person to do when a craving strikes? One gentleman named Antonio Muñoz came up with a brilliant way …

Botulism Concern With IcelandicPlus Fish Treats

Out of an abundance of caution, Pennsylvania-based company IcelandicPlus has issued a recall of their Capelin dog and cat treats. Per FDA guidelines, fish over 5 inches long has the potential to cause botulism poisoning. The FDA has determined that salt-cured, dried, or fermented un-eviscerated fish larger than 5 inches are linked to outbreaks of …

This Adoptable Bachelor Is Ready To Hand Out His Final Rose

Even if you don’t watch The Bachelor, surely you have heard something about how the show works over the last 18 years. The reality dating competition series selects one “Bachelor” or “Bachelorette” to date several people over the next few weeks in order to find their true love. Berrien County Animal Control in Benton Harbor, Michigan cleverly …