Blind dog found alive after 2 weeks in Alaska
FAIRBANKS — Eleven-year-old Madera, a Labrador retriever, had the odds against her when she wandered away from her Ester home in the midst of a cold snap earlier this month, reports the Daily News-Miner.
Madera is completely blind because of an autoimmune disease, and the temperature was 40 below, said her owner,... Read More
Dog Who Was Homeless For 10 Years Moves Into A Warm, Loving Home
Donations are pouring in to make sure that a dog who spent the last decade outside in a New York City park will never want for anything, ever again, says the Huffington Post.
Charlie -- who is also known as Ricky -- had been seen around Highbridge Park in upper Manhattan for about 10 years before a group of... Read More
News 9: Oklahoma Pets Could Cause Problems For Owners, Insurance
Karen Gardner has some dogs with unique personality traits, News 9 reports: Gizmo, a 9-month-old Chihuahua-mix, is an obsessive licker, Jo-Jo, an 11-year-old Dachshund eats too much, and 16-year-old miniature pincher, Angel, isn't the most social, especially now that she has cancer.
Recently, Gardner tried to... Read More
Meet The Dogs Whose Names Are Too Long To Fit In This Headline
Plenty of people like to use their dog's name in their passwords, says NPR.
Yet, for many of the owners competing in this year's Westminster Kennel Club dog show, that might be a tough proposition. Some of these dogs may be small — but just about all of their names are big.
Take, for instance, the border... Read More
Dogs ready to have their day _ and nights _ at Westminster
NEW YORK (AP) — "Let me have the ..." With those words, or perhaps with a simple point of the judge's finger, a new top dog in America will be picked this week. The Westminster Kennel Club show started Monday morning and, to the owners of the 2,711 pooches set to take part, it's the Super Bowl, World Series and... Read More
Dog sniffs way to find Iowa hospital where owner was
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A family says a dog who ran away from home turned up at an Iowa hospital, where her owner was recovering from surgery. The dog, Sissy, went missing from home last Saturday. The miniature schnauzer traveled almost 2 miles to get to Mercy Medical Center. That's where the dog's owner, Nancy... Read More
Dog walks nearly 20 blocks to see owner in hospital
If you ever doubted the connection between a dog and their human companion, you might want to think again: For the Francks and their daughter Sarah Wood, it was something they can't really explain, KWWL.com reports.
Sissy, a 10-year old Miniature Schnauzer, walked nearly 20 blocks straight through... Read More