How I Met My Dog - Finding Jake

How I Met My Dog - Finding Jake

Two years had passed since my beloved dog, Duffy, had died. It was time to find another best friend. I called Ramapo Bergen Animal Shelter in Oakland, New...more
How I Met My Dog - Foster Failure

How I Met My Dog - Foster Failure

My husband and I had never assisted with or even witnessed a canine labour before, so when the efforts of our foster dog Maizie were not progressing as fast as...more
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Saving Lives While Serving Time

Video courtesy It’s a sunny day in Buena Vista, Colorado. On a grassy field, 16 men run through basic obedience drills with their leashed...more
Black Beauty

Black Beauty

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Crime-fighting Canines

January 23, 2006 was the worst day imaginable for Vancouver Police Dog Nitro. He was just months shy of retirement after an almost seven-year partnership with...more

Adopting an Older Dog

There’s no mistaking it, puppies are adorable and many grow up to become magnificent companions. Unfortunately pet owners often forget the trouble involved...more

Hope for Paws

Photo: AnnieHart, For Eldad Hagar, 38, and his wife, Audrey, 39, rescuing, rehabilitating, and re-homing abandoned animals from the...more

Good Grief

When Freda died, I was lost. She had been my friend, my confidante, my source of courage, my entertainment, my protector, my driving buddy, my baby. I went on...more

How I Met My Dog: Seven Pounds & Wormy

When I moved from a studio apartment in Los Angeles to a farmhouse on the Ohio River, I knew I’d have a dog before I had a job. One Saturday evening, a month...more

How I Met My Dog: Meeting My Match

I doubted this dog would be a good fit. Not like Ginger, who had run to the window when she saw me at the Wisconsin Humane Society. Ginger, who snuggled next...more


Dog of the Week!

Meet: Kabuki